While it is a blatant distortion of how the world really operates, when trying to assess why these characters, who quite obviously resemble real life counterparts as well, say the things they do and live the lives they live when they have so much potential, the answer becomes complicated.
If you're scrolling iTunes, you may be surprised to see an otherwise familiar name among the music charts: actor, David Duchovny. Like Bruce Willis, Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey, Jr. and other male actors who've tried their hand at singing, Duchovny's joined the ranks this week with his debut album, "Hell or Highwater."
On Tuesday night, Duchovny played a show in New York City to celebrate the release of his debut album, "Hell or Highwater
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"My favorite writers were always real personal writers. I loved Jackson Browne's early stuff and John Lennon's stuff where you thought he was singing about you when he sang "Help," but he was really singing about himself."
Californication Music News, Chats with Mark Rivera and Allen Kovac, Plus Johnzo West and David Berkeley Exclusives
So here's the official scoop on Californication's music followed by a 45 second snippet of a remix of Pete Townshend's "Let My Love Open The Door."
"Californication" returns for its final season in April 2014 on Showtime. "With its unique blend of lyricism and excess, Californication
Conversations With Alonzo Bodden and Spyro Gyra's Jay Beckenstein, Plus Exclusives by Make-A-Wish, Placido Domingo, Placido Domingo Jr and Danielle de Niese
"Helping others and giving back have been incredibly important to us throughout our career," says Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix, "so when Make-A-Wish came to us and told us about Mark Guerra we were thrilled to be involved."
Showtime also made some more announcements about what and who could be coming soon: The cable network has ordered the comedy
On a recent visit to "The Wendy Williams Show," Sarandon admitted that she'd tagged along to one of her daughter's private
Patrick Fischler: From Mad Men to Californication, the Top-Tier Character Actor Is Just Hitting His Stride
You may know him as Jimmy Barrett, the loose-cannon insult comic on Mad Men who told Don Draper off for sleeping with his wife, or Phil, the overzealous security officer on Lost who fought to maintain order until his bitter end.
It looks like Sarah Shahi is trading attorneys for firefighters. A "Californication" actor is headed to "Last Resort." Jason
Sin is in this January when Showtime's "House of Lies," "Shameless" and "Californication" return for new episodes. The Showtime
Marilyn Manson is headed to the small screen. Check out some of the best celebrity cameo self-parodies below. The rocker