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All At Once, James Franco Shatters The Golden Silence Of His Absence

Surely you had noticed it had become eerily quiet of late — the sound of your own thoughts had peacefully taken up residence in your head again. Your breath had calmly slowed, your pulse returned to a pleasantly dull rate. You weren’t sure what it was — what caused the strange, but welcome sense of…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 6, 2012

Morning Quickies: James Franco Earns “D” Grade At NYU

James Franco earned a D in his NYU Master’s Degree class “Directing The Actor” after he missed 12 of 14 classes. The professor who doled out the bad grade, Jose Angel Santana, claims he was wrongfully terminated for not coddling the actor. [Us Weekly]
Rihanna went off on Twitter at the Dutch magazine…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 20, 2011

Morning Quickies: James Franco Pens Movie Review Of “Breaking Dawn” For Fancypants Literary Mag

James Franco, artiste, reviewed “Breaking Dawn, Part One” for the fancypants literary magazine, The Paris Review, in which he says intellectual things like “Death comes pretty simply in the latest installment of Stephenie Meyer’s ‘Twilight’ series, too: the conceit allows the filmmakers to get away with murder, literally.” [The Paris Review]
Derek Jeter hook…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 13, 2011

Only $500 Is Needed To Make James Franco Fan Erotica A Reality!

Are you sexually passionate about James Franco? It’s time to put your money where your mouth is and help make F**KING JAMES FRANCO, a collection of fan erotica, a reality. The book project is currently featured on Kickstarter, a site that allows artists to solicit donations for new projects by posting video proposals, and they…

By: Stefanie Blejec / November 19, 2011

Franco Flaunts His Fanny

Ladies and gentleman, James Franco has added another hyphenate to his resume. Actor. Writer. Artist. Musician. ASS MODEL. That his bare bum on the cover of Flaunt magazine. Why? I don’t know. is there ever really any rhyme or reason to the things James Franco does for attention? [NYMag.com]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 25, 2011

Jared Leto Vs. James Franco: A Comparison

This may be a controversial and somewhat politically incorrect opinion, but I’ll just say it: Jared Leto has aged to look like a female-to-male transsexual. There is something that happens when a dude is too pretty, and his face refuses to age up and out of that, which makes him seem just kind of strange…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 17, 2011

James Franco Says The Wizard Of Oz Is A “Cad”

“When we first meet Oz, he’s a carnival showman, a magician. He’s kind of a cad. He’s a bit of a lothario, a seducer … In Oz he’s allowed a second chance.”
James Franco talks about his character in “Oz: The Great and Powerful” the “Wizard of Oz” prequel that will explain how the wizard…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 25, 2011

Morning Quickies: There’s A James Franco Sex Tape!

A James Franco sex tape? The man of many, uh, talents admitted on “Conan” last night that when he was “young,” he and a girlfriend filmed themselves have sex. “[We] watched it back and said yeah, let’s never watch that again,” Franco said laughing. [Team Coco via Huffington Post]
I’m just rolling my…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 10, 2011

James Franco Didn’t Think His Oscar-Hosting Performance Was Very Good Either

“For three or four weeks we shot the promos and the little film that played in the opening. In the last week, when we really started focusing on the script for the live show and did a run-through, I said to the producer, ‘I don’t know why you hired me, because you haven’t given me…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 11, 2011

Trust Me, I’m Doing You A Favor By Not Posting James Franco’s Music Video

God, James effing Franco. I hate James Franco so much. Why? James Franco believes — and the world seems to be all too happy to confirm — that he is smarter and more clever and funnier than he really is. He is not any of those things! It’s a conspiracy! Don’t believe it, people! Look,…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 30, 2011

Nerd Girl Porn: 16 Hot Guys Reading

Happy Crack A Book Week! You know what makes a man instantly sexier? Literacy. Keep clicking to see some hot famous guys either engrossed in page-turning or clutching a book on the go.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 28, 2011

Penn Badgley As Jeff Buckley?

 

We shared with you a while back that James Franco and Robert Pattinson were in a battle to play Jeff Buckley, who rose to fame covering songs like “Hallelujah” before drowning at age 30 in the ’90s. We assumed James Franco would prevail, since he looks so Buckley-esque and also has a…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 17, 2011

Someone Really Needs To Stop James Franco

James Franco will not quit. This time? He’s added fashion photographer to his credit, shooting a spread for Elle magazine featuring friend and fellow beautiful person Agyness Deyn. Jesus Christ, Franco, will you leave some jobs for the rest of us, buddy? Has anybody looked into the possibility that James Franco may be responsible for…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 15, 2011

James Franco: The Album

James Franco continues his quest to master every art form out there—from directing to writing to sculpture. Now, he’s a musician too! On July 12, James will be releasing his debut album, Turn It Up, a collaboration with Kalup Linzy, the drag-loving performance artist who James invited for an appearance on “General Hospital.”

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 9, 2011

Love James Franco? Totes!

Do you love James Franco enough to wear a tote bag with his visage on the front? Enough to profess your love in type on said tote bag? Enough to withstand the jeers and sneers of passerby who think you’re kinda weird for loving the stoner guy from “Pineapple Express”? Well in that case, by…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 30, 2011

Heather Graham And James Franco To Do Porn?

Porn may be the only medium James Franco isn’t seeking total domination of … but he’s edging closer with “Cherry,” an indie film set to begin filming next month. Heather Graham, Lili Taylor and Dev Patel will also star in the flick about a troubled 18-year-old girl who moved to San Francisco and started doing…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 20, 2011

James Franco Mutilates Himself In The Name Of Art

More high art on the way from Mr. James Franco. For his latest project, he is participating in a group art show called “Rebel,” a nod to “Rebel Without a Cause.” Part of the Venice Biennale and promoted by MOCA, the show is being described as a “fracturing [of] the themes and events housed withi…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 18, 2011

Quickies: Marines Sing “Hold It Against Me” & James Franco Gets Another Ph.D

Even Britney Spears loves this “Hold It Against Me” lipdub by U.S. Marines of 266 Rein and HMLA 169 who are stationed in Afghanistan. Pretty cute stuff. [Popdust]
Kate Middleton did her own makeup for her engagement photos and rumor has it she’ll do her own makeup for her wedding to Prince William a…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 22, 2011

6 Things To Know About Dave Franco, James’ Little Brother

At the Franco dinner table, Dave may sound like the underachiever when compared to older brother James, who recently hosted the Oscars, is slated to star in and direct several high-profile projects, and is working on, like, a zillion different graduate degrees at once. But can we talk for a second about how freaking cute…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 11, 2011