5 Things To Know This AM — Jun 12 2012

We think James Franco might have completely lost his mind. If you disagree, go check out "I Wish He'd Cut Deeper" at the New Museum, a video that shows tattoo legend Mark Mahoney carving "BRAD" into his arm. (Animal New York)
La Perla sample sale! Up to 80 percent off of what is arguably the sexiest lingerie, and for all you mothers out there, just in time for father's day! Hooray! (Daily Candy)
Summer is here, which means it's BBQ season. Check out these awesome tips just for us city dwellers on how to do some mean grilling sans backyard or deck. (Gothamist)
Plan ahead to call in sick this Wednesday because Rebecca Minkoff is hosting what is sure to be a wicked fun scavenger hunt to "Find Vincent" (Vincent is inside every RM bag). So, essentially, put on your racing shoes and go get that swag! (Rebecca Minkoff)
The New York Times' "Kid's Draw the News" is way too adorable for words and a great way to kick off your Tuesday. (City Room)

Photo: Via Animal New York