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How Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, and James Franco Answer Questions About Weed, Farts, and Jerking Off

With This Is the End coming out, Rolling Stone thought it was best to gauge some of the cast's apocalypse preparedness. To do so, they specifically asked them about smoking weed, jerking off, and farting — you know, apocalypse stuff. Here is how James Franco, Jonah Hill, and Seth Rogen answered questions about each. As you'll see, there is a clear winner here.

James Franco

On weed: "I haven't smoked in decades."

On jerking off: "No. I used to be [a compulsive masturbator]. But not anymore."

On farts: "A farter? Yeah! How did you know? I don't do it in public, but when I'm at home in bed, I'll fart! And on a plane, I'll let it go! On a plane, nobody can hear you fart."

Jonah Hill

On weed: "When I first hung out with Seth, I did smoke weed, but it just makes me think too much. I can't enjoy myself when I'm on it." 

On talking about jerking off (as compared to Seth): "No! We're completely different people. You know that, right? It seems to be a big part of Seth's life. I imagine maybe it's because he's married."

On farts: "I'm not answering that dumb question! I'm not that kind of person! Being in a funny movie doesn't make me have to answer dumb questions. It has nothing to do with who I am."

Seth Rogen

On weed: "I once got to smoke weed with Snoop Dogg and his guys, and it was actually like a dream come true. I was like, 'I'm going to keep smoking no matter what,' and I did it for five or six hours. At the end of the night, one of the guys looks over at me and says, 'Seth, you can really smoke, man!' and it was like the greatest compliment ever."

On jerking off: "If I have a busy schedule, I can go a couple of days without sex, but I'll still jerk off regularly. [He holds up his cellphone] See? I have a phone with a big screen. Actually, I jerk off more frequently than anyone has sex with their wife ... When Evan [Goldberg] and I were roommates, we were very open about jerking off. 'I'm going to go jerk off now, so don't fuck with me.' We wrote together and would wake up, write and write until we fell asleep. We'd just fucking write all day. At some point, we realized it was a better use of our time if we actually jerked off at the same time — in our own rooms, obviously — but the idea was, 'OK, you're going to jerk off? I guess I'll go jerk off too, so we aren't taking turns jerking off. We'll get more done that way.' It was synchronized jerking off. We'd share our porno stash, too. It was a communal stash. Now there's the Internet for porn, so now you share passwords for sites — VideoBox, for one — with your friends."

On farts: "I will say I'm a pretty bad farter from time to time. I have a Japanese toilet at home that cleans my ass for me — it's great. I only like to shit at home, so I get some pretty bad farts during the day." He stops, ponders this, continues. "Actually, when I'm abroad or something, I sometimes bring toilet paper with me. I brought toilet paper when I went to Mexico with my wife. Charmin Ultra Strong. A good, manly toilet paper."

Photo: SMPSP/Columbia Pictures