A Website Analyzed Every Single Thing In James Franco's Bookshelf

Over the weekend, James Franco gave the universe another James Franco copyrighted Twitpic (does anyone else think the fact he copyrights his photos is weird?), this time of his bookshelf. Francophiles everywhere—and not those who love Brie—jumped on the what-is-he-reading bandwagon, leading to a flurry of overanalyzing that might stump a Yale student. Though there was a lot of lame commentary, we thoroughly enjoyed the breaking news coverage from Flavorwire, which helpfully dissected everything for your reading enjoyment. And duh, Franco uses hipstamatic.
Click through to see some of Flavorwire's lulz-worthy thoughts in the slideshow.
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"Ah, another literary classic shows itself. Cormac McCarthy’s Suttree is the story of a well-to-do man who renounces his comfortable life with his parents, wife and son, and runs off to be a river fisherman, dating prostitutes and making friends with a guy who was sent to a work camp for violating watermelons. Well, we don’t think Franco is going to be abandoning his cushy life any time soon, but if there’s anyone who would do it “as a performance art project,” it’s definitely him."
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"We’ve never seen that book about Walker Evans before, so we’re not sure whether it’s about Walker Evans the American photographer famous for his beautiful and affecting photos of the effects of the Great Depression, or Walker Evans the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Famer. Actually, we think we know."
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"Stephen Dunn! Good choice of reading again for Franco...
James Franco has a bottle of whiskey with a picture of James Franco on it. It’s right next to a (bookend? tchotchke?) figure of King Kong climbing a building. Could the two artifacts displayed in tandem be suggesting something about Franco’s career? Something like “guys, I’m totally killing it”?"
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"Now visible is Don DeLillo’s White Noise, which is a book we can get behind, and also seems perfect for Franco, captain of genuine irony. Also now identifiable is a stuffed Eric Cartman. We’d think that of all the characters, Franco might identify with Stan, or even Kenny, but Cartman?... Maybe Franco is darker than we thought."
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