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TV Series: Californication S07: The end for Hank?


This year, Hank Moody flew off into the sunset from LAX back to NY just as he had arrived  at LAX seven seasons ago. Karen by his side and relatively optimistic. It has been a real interesting ride seeing him … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from TV: Hank the 21c Everyman


I think that one of the reasons for the popularity (and perhaps quality as well) of the show Californication is how Dave Duchovny’s character is a sort of everyman for our century who is semi-famous but with a truckload of … Continue reading

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Mid-Season Reviews: Raylan Rises, Marty Stumbles, Hank Falls, and Rick Loses It


My favorite January shows are not all completely aligned in terms of their episodes but such is life. I wanted to offer a few reflections on the hopefully without too many spoilers. Raylan continues to return to his Season 1 … Continue reading

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My Favorite TV Series of 2012 – Can you guess which was my favorite?


I watched a whole lot of TV in 2012 – and there was lots of great stuff out there. A few new shows (House of Lies and Magic City), some awesome sophomore efforts (Sherlock, Episodes, Game of Thrones, and Homeland), … Continue reading

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TV Series: Californication S05 – Hank goes to Hell, again


Season 5 wrapped up on Sunday, and as usual Hank is in deep shit. No spoilers here, but a quick review. This past season offered some decent humor with the ever-predictable loser Charlie and his English nanny and Stew and … Continue reading

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TV Series: Seasons 5 of Californication and House of Lies almost complete


They are nearly over – only 2 episodes left for each – and things are in meltdown for both Hank and Marty. I know, it is a TV show, so this will all probably work out in the end, but … Continue reading

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TV Series: Californication S04 – Hank hits bottom


Californication has certainly taken the Hank character through loads of shit, but nothing as dark as in S04. With a rape trial pending and his true love definitively drifting away, Hank sinks deeper and deeper into self-pity and alcoholism. The … Continue reading

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