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James Franco: Oscar nominee, poetry student, 'Daily Show' guest

James Franco was on The Daily Show last night to promote double-breasted sweaters, gush about romantic poetry, and talk about yesterday’s Oscar nomination – which he found out about on his way to class at Yale. Study hard, James, and watch out for those minifridges:


I really wish he had done that tassel-swirling victory dance Jon Stewart demonstrated, but maybe he's saving it for the big night.

In a jokey nod to his 127 Hours role, Franco got "stuck" under a fridge in the green room:

Charming, or the charmingest, PopWatchers?

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Originally posted January 26 2011 — 9:55 AM EST

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