The New Generation of Classic Short Stories

Vol. 17, No. 3


by James Franco

“Jack-O’ ”—along with four other stories from James Franco’s collection, Palo Alto—was the basis for the film Palo Alto, which was written and directed by Gia Coppola and debuted at the 2013 Telluride Film Festival.

This story is available only in the print edition of the Fall 2013 issue. Please purchase a copy from our online store.