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March 30, 2016 Fiction

Californication, Special AWP Edition

Daniel A. Hoyt

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Californication, Special AWP Los Angeles Edition, Writer's Cut, Complete Series, Boxed Set Highlights

Season 1, episode 1: Hank Moody wakes at 6 a.m., eats a sensible breakfast (at least five ounces of lean protein), and writes 1,500 words every morning.

Season 1, episode 4: A beautiful stranger approaches Hank Moody on the street, whispers that his fly is down. It is.

Season 1, episode 9: Hank Moody suffers a paper cut.

Season 1, season finale: Hank Moody gets really bummed out at AWP.

Season 2, episode 1: The only attendee at a Hank Moody reading pops in to throw out a crumpled Starbucks cup. Two over-eager bookstore workers share slightly comic tales about Gary Shteyngart.

Season 2, episode 5: Agent Charlie Runkle does not respond to Hank Moody's e-mails.

Season 2, episode 7: Hank Moody begins teaching five sections of freshman comp and two sections of intro to lit at three different community-college campuses.

Season 2, season finale: Nobody recognizes Hank Moody at the AWP conference hotel.

Season 3, episode 1: Hank Moody gives God Hates Us All five stars on Amazon.com.

Season 3, episode 6: Agent Charlie Runkle does not return Hank Moody's phone calls

Season 3, season finale: Hank Moody loses his sense of direction at the AWP book fair.

Season 4, episode 1: Hank Moody cashes a royalty check for $53.17.

Season 4, episode 7: A beautiful stranger asks Hank Moody for directions.

Season 4, season finale: Hank Moody brings home too much shit from AWP.

Season 5, episode 1: Hank Moody spends lots of time Googling “Hank Moody” and “Hank Moody writer.”

Season 5, episode 8: A beautiful stranger ignores Hank Moody.

Season 5, season finale: Hank Moody decides not to attend AWP.

Season 6, episode 1: Hank Moody writes an exciting new short story. "Thank you for giving us the opportunity to consider your work. We regret that we are unable to carry it in the magazine," says The New Yorker.

Season 6, episode 4: Hank Moody re-reads some Chekhov.

Season 6, season finale: Hank Moody attends AWP. Moral tragedy ensues.

Season 7, episode 1: Hank Moody installs Freedom on his laptop.

Season 7, episode 2: Hank Moody un-installs Freedom on his laptop.

Season 7, season finale: Hank Moody does not appreciate the AWP tote bag.