Silly me! It’s called Californication – one of Showtime’s series. So, I was in on the Dexter bandwagon from (almost) the start. But I was slow to find the gem that is this show starring David Duchovney. My friend Will told me it was his guilty pleasure so I downloaded an ep on iTunes. It was intriguing but how much can you tell from one episode, you know?
According to the Wiki entry, Californication is described thusly:
The series revolves around Hank Moody, a charming ladies’ man of a writer and novelist plagued by personal demons. He blames his years-long case of writer’s block on a variety of reasons, ranging from the hedonism of Los Angeles, to his girlfriend Karen leaving him. Hank constantly deals with the consequences of his lack of will to say “no” to available drugs, sex and alcohol, while trying to show his family that he can be a good, responsible caring father to Becca and a monogamous partner to Karen.
Since the new season of Dexter started, I had to get Showtime back on our rotation. I happened upon Californication in the On Demand section while flying through the first season of Nurse Jackie. Only the second season of the show is available On Demand so I watch a couple eps a night (28 mins long each). I gotta say – this show has totally grown on me. There’s sex, dirty talk, laughing, drinking, complex relationships, goofy characters … all the stuff that piques my curiosity and attention. I only get the goofy characters in my real life so gotta get the rest somewhere, hey?
Alas, there will be no Dave-a-fornication this weekend in Charlottesville but a good time will be had by all, I’m sure. Front row seats (courtesy of the Uni who has outdone itself this week bestowing all kinds of goodies on me) and a van full of Cookie fans to ride and dine with will be a treat. I’m taking the camera that I know how to work so my shots won’t be ringing with absolute clarity of the woman’s head in front of me but rather of Dave himself. Or so I plan. Who knows how it will play out? Wish me luck.