Sean Penn
James Franco's latest: A book of memoir, fiction, poetry and art

James Franco has more creative output in a single year than many manage in a lifetime. Recently, when he was not too busy making a film of William Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury" or writing his Vice column or getting his head shaved to star in a screen adaptation of Steve Erickson's "Zeroville" or passing his orals at Yale or posting on Instagram, he was creating "Hollywood Dreaming: Stories, Pictures and Poems" (Insight Editions, $29.99), a book that's part fiction, part memoir, part poetry and part art. Technically, it's not entirely separate from Instagram. Some of those Instagram photos are here, mostly too racy for us to share....