We’ve never been able to understand how James Franco does it. The guy’s an actor, a student, a writer, an artist, and now a musician? Plus he has time to do things like host the Oscars? That’s insane. So we were justifiably confused — until we scored a peek at his planner and saw a sample schedule. Here’s just one day in James Franco’s life:
6:00 β Dream, write down dreams in dreams
9: 00 β Wake up, physically
9:15 β Wake up, intellectually
9:18 β Breakfast weed
9:19 – Heh
9:20 β Check email/play Angry Birds
9:24 β Laugh break
9:27 β Edit term paper on Bill Viola
9:28 – Refresher on who is Bill Viola
9:30: – Abs
9:40 β Arms
9:50 β Cheekbones
10:00 β Record DVD commentary for that movie about the guy without the arm or what was it?
10:30 – Ponder the human condition
10:34 β Giggle break
10:36 β Do some coursework reading
10:42 β Snacks
11:00 β Host the 2nd Annual Ladiesβ Digestive Yogurt Commercial Awards
11:30 β Band practice via iPad FaceTime
11:50 – Sign some checks. Try putting “Dr.” before name.
12:00 – Brunch with Richard Prince
12:30 – Lunch with Richard Prince painting
12:40 β Lunch weed
12:50 β Shoot Shake Weight infomercial ironically
1:04 β Photoshoot with Terry Richardson, bring taxidermy
1:20 β Learn to whistle
1:30 β Chuckle break
2:00 β Record album of whistling. Steve Martin?
2:30 β Guffaw break
2:35 β Start a t-shirt company with Bryan Greenberg?
2:38 – Fuck the patriarchy
2:40 β Donate a bench to the MoMa, give Quentin Crispβs name
3:00 β Cuddle with kittens
3:10 β Awww
3:12 – Brainstorm new ways to be sexually subversive
3:15 β Shit-eating grin break
3:30 – Homework
4:00 β 7:00 β Nap
7:00 β Host the 10th Annual Best Shade of Blue Awards
7:20 β Read a chapter of Das Kapital, aloud
7:23 – Lollipops?
7:25 β Grin break
7:30 β Apply to PhD programs in London. Physics, biology?
7:45 β Google self. Art project?
8:05 β Hahahahahahaha?
8:30 β Host the 145th Annual Award Show Awards
9:00 β Dinner weed
9:15 β Question sexuality
9:20 β Me time
10:00 β Join Kalup Linzy, Chloe Sevigny and Gary Busey for opening of new underground club in the F train tunnel
10:15 β Shoot Shake Weight infomercial unironically
10:30 β Skype session with long-term girlfriend
10:31 β Double check on long-term girlfriendβs name
10:40 β Think about Art
10:50 β Write a novella. Themes of boyhood and homosexuality?
11:00 β Dessert weed
11:10 β Universe: real?
11:15 β Phone call with Stephen Hawking
11:20 β Phone call with Mom
11:30 β Challenge kid from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark to a duel
11:40 β Question sexuality
11:50 β Stand-up comedy? Look into it.
12:00 – Wayward stare break
12: 30 – Eyes closed, satisfied grin, drool pooling around lips break
1:00 – What is Time?
1:30 β Invite Kalup Linzy, Chloe Sevigny, Gary Busey and Susan Sarandon over for midnight snack weed
2:00 β Sex
2:20 – Take up the theremin
2:30 β Sleep, dream about writing down dream in dreams.