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Kitty Litter, Rock Weddings, Marilyn Manson and the Most Metal Moments from the Season Finale of Californication

Kitty Litter, Rock Weddings, Marilyn Manson and the Most Metal Moments from the Season Finale of Californication

All good rock shows end with a grand finale, and the final episode of Californication‘s sixth season featured a Marilyn Manson cameo, a rock-and-roll wedding and several shots of David Duchovny riding bitch on a motorcycle with a genuine Sex Pistol. As said in this episode by Duchovny’s character, the Dionysian author and the show’s […]

Drugs, Orgies, Tasers and the Most Metal Moments of the Last Episode of Californication

Drugs, Orgies, Tasers and the Most Metal Moments of the Last Episode of Californication

Trampling social boundaries is just one facet of the double helix that makes up Californication, and it is the core of last night’s episode, “The Abby.” Whether in the presence of the increasingly psychotic, and ever-shocking feminist character Ophelia (actress Maggie Wheeler) or in the rehab-baiting actions of one Hank Moody, the show’s protagonist (David […]

Prying Parents, Nine Inch Nails and the Most Metal Moments From Last Night’s Californication

Prying Parents, Nine Inch Nails and the Most Metal Moments From Last Night’s Californication

Last night’s Californication episode was about a crisis of faith…literally. As the show’s Bukowskian author antihero character Hank Moody (David Duchovny) has gotten to know the groupie character named Faith (geddit?), played by Maggie Grace, she’s been a bit more than just some magic muse trope, she’s shown real heart and even proven herself to […]

Drunken Masters, Misplaced Candy Bars and the Most Metal Moments From Last Night’s Californication

Drunken Masters, Misplaced Candy Bars and the Most Metal Moments From Last Night’s Californication

How does a show like Californication, whose current season has been steeped in the mythology of rock-and-roll hooliganism, recover from a less action-packed (though, at one point shocking) episode last week? In the case of last night’s episode, which bore the Joe Cocker–referencing title “Mad Dogs and Englishmen,” its fictional rock star Atticus Fetch (played […]

Crushed Feelings, “Slimy Sea Otters” and the Most Metal Moments From Last Night’s Californication

Crushed Feelings, “Slimy Sea Otters” and the Most Metal Moments From Last Night’s Californication

After watching Marilyn Manson snort narcotics and attempt to defile everyone loved by Californication character Hank Moody (actor David Duchovny) in last week’s episode, not to overlook some ill-fated lucha libre (or perhaps nacho libre) bathroom blowjobbery on the part of Moody’s agent Charlie Runkle (Evan Handler), this week’s episode seemed to lack punch. And […]

Marilyn Manson, Narcotics and the Most Metal Moments From Last Night’s Californication

Marilyn Manson, Narcotics and the Most Metal Moments From Last Night’s Californication

Last night’s episode of Californication was titled “The Dope Show,” and its star, unequivocally, was the self-proclaimed God of Fuck himself, Marilyn Manson. From the second the episode’s guest star lifted his pancaked-makeup face from his lines of coke, he controlled the episode. And for a season that has indulged sex, drugs and rock and […]

Snorting Ashes, the Mile-High Club, and the Most Metal Moments from Last Night’s Californication

Snorting Ashes, the Mile-High Club, and the Most Metal Moments from Last Night’s Californication

First things first, how great was it to watch an episode of Californication and not see actor Evan Handler, who plays the lovably defeated agent Charlie Runkle, bare-ass naked? Last night’s episode was titled “In the Clouds,” and all that clothed Runkle really did feel like a dream. Runkle’s “rock” jacket and experimentation with guyliner […]

The Most Metal Moments of Last Night’s Californication

The Most Metal Moments of Last Night’s Californication

What’s the best way to cure writer’s block? Well, if you’re Californication‘s decadence-obsessed ne’er-do-well author Hank Moody, played by David Duchovny, you drink heavily, visit your ex, hang out with your disgraced agent, go to rock star’s mansions, visit groupies muses in their topless native climes, and try to convince portly, falsetto-prone drug dealers to […]

The Most Metal Moments of Last Night’s Californication

The Most Metal Moments of Last Night’s Californication

“Hell Bent for Leather” is the title of this week’s Californication, and we learn quickly that it is meant as a double-entendre (not that it wasn’t for Judas Priest when Halford penned a song with that title in 1978). It all unfolds as the show’s lovably conniving agent Charlie Runkle, played by Evan Handler, tries […]

The Most Metal Moments in the Third Episode of Californication

The Most Metal Moments in the Third Episode of Californication

“It appears that I have had a relapse of some sort,” says David Duchovny’s Hank Moody character near the end of this season’s third episode of Californication, titled “Dead Rock Stars.” Without revealing any spoilers (at least for a show that’s all about decadence), the unraveling of Moody seems to have begun again. This time […]