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'Vanity Fair' Cut James Franco from Cover After Misconduct Accusations

The magazine reportedly digitally scrubbed the actor in a last-minute change before publication.
VICE Staff
1.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

James Franco Responded to Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Him

Franco called the accusations "not accurate" during a tense interview on 'The Late Show.'
Drew Schwartz
1.10.18
Stuff

The Inventor of Cigarette Filters Just Invented Three-Dimensional Chess

An interview with Ramón Galindo, who has spent the last 60 years developing a ton of inventions.
Iago Fernández
3.29.16
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James Franco Made a Very Angry Toilet-Training Video for Children

Although most videos aimed at teaching toddlers to poop in toilets rely on catchy songs to drive their point home, Franco just screams in a bathroom while wearing a T-shirt and baby-blue boxer briefs.
VICE Staff
6.3.15
A Few Impressions

​Turning Music into Poems into Music into Art

This week, VICE premiered "This Charming Man," a meta music video from James Franco's band, Daddy, which is based off of a poem cycle inspired by the Smiths. Here are a few words about the project from James, as well as a few original poems.
James Franco
11.14.14
A Few Impressions

James Franco Loves Jake Gyllenhaal's Performance in 'Nightcrawler'

He thinks Gyllenhaal's role as a creepy Los Angeles crime videographer signals a career revival.
James Franco
11.6.14
A Few Impressions

James Franco Loves the Whiplash of 'Whiplash'

Damien Chazelle’s film about a young jazz drummer and his teacher is the most tension-packed movie of the season.
James Franco
11.5.14
A Few Impressions

James Franco's Favorite Books That Defy the White Straight Male Tradition

It includes everyone from Flannery O'Connor to Tony Kushner to Lorrie Moore.
James Franco
10.24.14
A Few Impressions

Here's What James Franco Has Been Reading

Every free moment of his last year has been filled with books.
James Franco
10.16.14
A Few Impressions

James Franco on Stephen King, J.J. Abrams, and Being a 'Pop Culture Hog'

"I’ve been accused of being ubiquitous, of occupying too much cultural ground."
James Franco
10.9.14
A Few Impressions

James Franco on Famed Serial Killer Richard Ramirez

An essay and four stories explore the infamous "Night Stalker" killings.
James Franco
9.26.14
A Few Impressions

Watch James Franco's Short Film, 'Goat Boy'

<i>Goat Boy</i> is the cobbled-together remains of a student film I made based on Frank Bidart's poem, “Herbert White.” These are the bits of backstory provided by Frank to fill out the title character. We cut out this backstory in our film, but later...
James Franco
9.23.14