Poetry News

James Franco & the Materialistic Demons from Today's Celebrity Age

By Harriet Staff


Buzzfeed's got the "Best Worst Celebrity Poetry"--don't cry; alongside Ally Sheedy and Ronald Reagan is ofc James Franco, whose recent chapbook of poems, Strongest of the Litter, contains a verse about the making of Spring Breakers: “I’m the experienced actor, / I am a teacher. When I acted in Spring Breakers / My character was the teacher / And the young Spring Breakers / Were the students from hell, / The materialistic demons / From today’s celebrity age."

There's also Leonard Nimoy, Jewel, Suzanne Somers, Charlie Sheen, Pamela Anderson, Kate Moss, Jennifer Aniston, and woahmore.

Originally Published: June 19th, 2013