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  • James Franco launches his own TV website

    Good news for people who can’t get enough of the Franco! After the movies, TV shows, books, Academy Award hosting and even the James Franco 101 class at Columbia, the Francophiles can now occupy themselves with 24 hours of online Franco stuff! James Franco launched his video website, Rabbit TV (Rabbit Bandini is his production… More ▸

  • This week’s Weekly Sizzle!

    Each week, 6 Degrees No Bacon, the Jewish celebrity blog, brings you the Weekly Sizzle, the six most interesting Jewish celebrity stories featuring commentary from our devoted correspondents. This week’s stories: 1. Guy downs two bottles of Manischewitz wine in a matter of seconds 2. Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson star in Chanukah special, “We Shovel Poo” 3. James… More ▸

  • James Franco and Mila Kunis are officially the sexiest of the sexy

    …single Jews in Hollywood, that is. According to a very scientific and objective study conducted by, Franco and Kunis were found to be the sexiest male and female single Yids. Out of thousands of votes cast by singles that frequent the dating site, Franco received 43.9% of the vote for sexiest male and Kunis… More ▸

  • James Franco to play a drug and arms dealer in a new movie

    The never-ending James Franco continues to increase his collection of characters, as he is set to play a drug and arms dealer in a new film made by indie film guru Harmony Korine (Gummo, Trash Humpers, Mister Lonely). The film, Spring Breakers, is about four girls who decide to rob a restaurant so they can make… More ▸

  • James Franco’s new Gucci ads

    James Franco is the latest face of Gucci. In a series of photographs taken by Nathaniel Goldberg called “All the World’s a Stage,” the movie star and full-time student cuts a fine figure in the brand’s perfectly tailored clothing. [E! Online] As to why Franco was chosen to represent Gucci, creative director Frida Giannini said,… More ▸

  • James Franco’s dad dies unexpectedly

    Doug Franco, father of actor James Franco, died of a heart attack at the age of 63, according to The Daily Post, an independent, locally-owned Palo Alto and Mid-Peninsula paper. James’ mother Betsy Verne Franco, a children’s author, tweeted late last night: “It is true that my sweet, generous husband passed away. He gave so much to… More ▸

  • James Franco buys James Franco artwork from a 13-year old girl

    James Franco stopped by at the Toronto International Film Festival for a short visit on Sunday, to talk about his new art installation, Memories of Idaho, but he ended up with a homemade art made by a local fan. Franco noticed the three pieces of art made by 13-year old Macy Armstrong: A franco collage… More ▸

  • Wait, they’re not Jewish?!

    We here at 6 Degrees No Bacon pride ourselves on “discovering” the Jewishness of unexpected famous folks such as Alyson Hannigan and James Franco. But what about the celebrities you were so sure were Members of the Tribe but actually aren’t? Well, after Jewish donors gave money to Michelle Bachmann, mistakenly believing she was Jewish, The… More ▸