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James Franco Mocked at Comedy Central Roast Taping
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James Franco Mocked at Comedy Central Roast Taping

Aug 27 2013, 7:08am CDT | by ABC News Radio

Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Comedy Central(LOS ANGELES) -- Comedy Central's Roast of James Franco doesn't air until Labor Day, but the special was taped Sunday in Culver City,...

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James Franco Mocked at Comedy Central Roast Taping

Aug 27 2013, 7:08am CDT | by ABC News Radio

Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Comedy Central(LOS ANGELES) -- Comedy Central's Roast of James Franco doesn't air until Labor Day, but the special was taped Sunday in Culver City, California.

James Franco says he had a "great time" at the roast, probably because he had incorrectly assumed beforehand that he would be the sole target of the jokes. Entertainment Weekly quotes him as saying, "I’ve never watched one of these roasts. I chose not to research this so I had no idea that they were going to be roasting each other [too]. I thought I’d be sitting here for two hours bearing the brunt of it so it was a huge relief."

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has published several of the jokes that were made at the expense of Franco as well as the other actors and comedians on hand, including Roast Master Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Sarah Silverman and Aziz Ansari.

There were many jokes regarding Franco's past roles as gay men, including this one from Rogen: "Franco, you look like you’re asleep. Did you just read a James Franco book? In all seriousness, he is a very hardworking actor. He once told me he worked for 36 hours straight, which I don’t believe, the straight part, obviously.”

Rogen also made light of Franco's critically-panned turn as Oscars host alongside Anne Hathaway in 2011: “Look at me doing all the talking while you sit there doing nothing. I feel like I’m co-hosting the Oscars with you.”

Franco himself cracked a few jokes on the same topic, saying the roast was his "punishment for the Oscars." He also quipped, “You say I sucked at the Oscars. I was a genius at the Oscars. That was experimental tuxedo sleep art."

Comedy Central Roast of James Franco premieres Monday, September 2, at 10 p.m. Eastern and Pacific time.

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Proof Gavin DeGraw Is Much More Than The 'One Tree Hill' Theme Song

Aug 14 2014 1:33pm CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Most people know Gavin DeGraw for his 2003 chart-topping single "I Don't Want To Be," otherwise known as the theme song to "One Tree Hill." But after seeing Gavin DeGraw perform at Central Park's SummerStage in New York City on Wednesday, Aug. 13, it appears the 37-year-old has much more up his sleeve than CW nostalgia. Here's proof: 1. Let's face it, pretty much every song DeGraw releases climbs the music charts. To name a few: "Char ...
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James Franco Tries To Get Colbert To Break Character, Fails Because Some Things Just Can't Be Done

Aug 1 2014 9:51am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Looks like famed polymath James Franco has found the one thing he can't do: get Stephen Colbert to break character. While Stephen Colbert the comedian is moving on in 2015 to take over "The Late Show" from David Letterman, Stephen Colbert the host of "The Colbert Report" is doing no such thing because he's already won television. Watch the interview from Thursday's "Report" and stick around until the end for Franco's valiant effo ...
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The 60 Weirdest Things You Didn't Know About Your Favorite TV Shows

Jul 31 2014 10:33am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

Use these to impress your next TV date. Whether you watch it every week or binge it on Netflix, you've probably missed the weirdest trivia fact about your favorite show. Maybe someday, a video streaming service will debut a version of VH1's iconic "Pop-Up Video" for television shows, but until then, this super definitive, end-all list will have to fulfill your desires for bizarre sho ...
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4 weeks ago

Jimmy Fallon, James Franco Hilariously Fail At '5-Second Summaries'

Jul 30 2014 11:45am CDT | Source: Huffington Post

In the past, five seconds has just been the time in which you could pick up food off the floor before it gets totally gross, but now all that has changed. On Monday's "Tonight Show," James Franco and host Jimmy Fallon took a shot at guessing movie titles based on only "5-Second Summaries," and things got ridiculous. There was blatant cheating, hilarious wrong guesses and one glorious last shot at redemption in the final round. After Part 1, mak ...
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