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John Steinbeck, James Franco + Chris O’Dowd: Together on Broadway!

John Steinbeck, James Franco + Chris O’Dowd: Together on Broadway!

It’s true – James Franco and Chris O’Dowd will be starring together in John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men on Broadway next spring – as George and Lennie, respectively. There’s isn’t a ton of other information available about this production yet – other than the fact that the play will be directed by Anna Shapiro(…)

Tonight: The Roast of James Franco

Tonight: The Roast of James Franco

James Franco: so loveable, yet so mockable, yet so always in on the joke, yet often the one making the joke. So, thank you to the genius at Comedy Central that came up with the idea to roast him. Not only will we, the viewers, be able to enjoy Mr. Franco in various states of(…)

The Marina Abramovic Institute and Pop Culture Dream Collabos!

The Marina Abramovic Institute and Pop Culture Dream Collabos!

After pretty much killing it and cementing her place in history as the self-proclaimed “grandmother of performance art” with her 2005 and 2010 retrospectives at the Guggenheim and the MoMA (the latter of which featured a parade of celebrities basking in her intense stare), it appears that Marina is reveling in her pop status by(…)

Lovelace. Looks. Awesome.

Lovelace. Looks. Awesome.

Lovelace tells the story of ’70s porn star turned activist Linda Lovelace – and judging from the trailer, it looks incredible. Let’s see, we’ve got Amanda Seyfried looking gorgeous as Lovelace, Peter Sarsgaard looking evil as her abusive husband, Sharon Stone looking intense as her mom and a bevy of other actors that I happen(…)

Kinda Want This Spring Breakers Beach Towel

Kinda Want This Spring Breakers Beach Towel

There are many things I’d like to say to you about Spring Breakers. Like my favorite scenes: #1 James Franco fellating the gun(s),  #2 the final scene which I won’t spoil for you if you haven’t seen it, #3 the Britney Spears piano montage. Also notable: the fact that for the first time in my(…)

March Can’t Come Soon Enough: Spring Breakers + The Place Beyond The Pines

March Can’t Come Soon Enough: Spring Breakers + The Place Beyond The Pines

Fake tattoos? Check. Low-level crime? Check. Guns blazing (both literally and figuratively)? Check. Semi-desperate down-on-their-luck characters? Check. Franco vs. Gosling, head to head on opening day? Check. I mean, what more can I sayyyyyyaaaayyyyyy? Ok I’ll actually say it: I am sort of dying for both of these movies to come out so I can(…)

Vintage Franco: Whatever It Takes

I was innocently Googling Aaron Paul, the brilliant actor who plays Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad, when I came across this movie from his filmography. And who is that ill-advisedly coiffed gentleman on the right? Correct. It’s no other than Mr. Experimental Performance Art James Franco in perhaps the worst movie poster I’ve ever seen(…)

Computer Love: Our Fave Links for the Week…

Fashion: The Johnny Weir Collection is now available. OMJW is right: http://ow.ly/1tE57S NYC-based designer Assad Mounser makes super chic and colorful jewelry: http://ow.ly/5aEV3 Is a REAL snakeskin manicure really cool, or really creepy? You tell us: http://ow.ly/1tzmb6 SHOP, the NYC pop-up featuring awesome designers, DJ’s, and delicious snacks, is coming next week! http://ow.ly/5bvKw Brooklyn-based designer(…)

Cults x Supervideo x Lil Franco

What happens when you cross Cults, their wistful-yet-happy-making song “Go Outside,” director Patrick Hoelck, Emma Roberts and (dum-da-da-duuum) James Franco’s little brother Dave? Thanks to the MTV’s new “Supervideos” series which joins actors, directors and music together to make epic videos, you get this adorable little video nugget. Watch for yourself and see if Dave(…)