Morning Bites: James Franco summer school, Melville’s birthday, Lemony Snicket on “The Astral,” and more

Seriously, at this point we’ve got to imagine the list of greatest teachers ever is Confucius, Socrates, Mr. Feeny from Boy Meets World, and James Franco.  Now Franco is teaching summer school at PS1.

  • Herman Melville was born 191 years ago today.  Coolio was also born today.  That obviously isn’t as important as Melville, but we figured if anybody happens to Google “White Whale Fantastic Voyage,” we’d be the first thing they saw.