Joseph Guillotin, Henry Shrapnel and Jules Leotard became immortal by entering the English language. But when your entire life is reduced to a single definition, the results are sometimes upsetting.
THE JAMES FRANCO PROJECT
Movie star, conceptual artist, fiction writer, grad student, cipher—he’s turned a Hollywood career into an
elaborate piece of performance art. But does it mean anything? A critical investigation, with bathroom break.
By Sam Anderson
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Read by Teri Clark Linden