I have to say I don't know what to say. I suppose I should hereby retire from blogging. Maybe my amygdala is just completely side-swiped by the mustache or the smile to feel the revulsion at the narcissism others feel. Or maybe Franco is able to show us that he's mocking narcissism, while obviously seducing himself. Anyway, I can't stop myself watching it, in the same way a lot of people can't stop watching Franco wherever he appears.
The idea of a video-photo spread for the NYT magazine remains, however, an inspired piece of new media. Congrats.