Watch on YouTube. After six years of starring in the hit science fiction series, Duchovny says he wrote and directed one episode per year. Fast forward about two decades. They homeschool their 10 children, raising them free from technology and what they view as the evils of society. Despite his misgivings, Power agrees to enroll three of his kids and let them live in a city along with one of the mothers. The children get to experience everything from cellphones to pizza to Michael Jackson for the first time, Duchovny says.
David Duchovny On Baseball And How 'X-Files' Made Him A Better Writer
David Duchovny reveals how his new novel is connected to 'The X-Files'
Female comedians from Mindy Kaling to Amy Poehler have been producing funny memoirs that transcend the celeb tell-all genre, and several notable male celebs have recently tried their hand at serious fiction and poetry -- with mixed results. His debut novel, Holy Cow , is out Feb. Still, could Mulder Duchovny have been the novelist we were waiting for this whole time? Is his new book more Novak or Franco, or, like Hanks, somewhere oddly in between? Though it was published by the prestigious Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and not, notably, by Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Younger Readers, early coverage billed it as a children's book.
David Duchovny talks about his debut novel, his fear of ageing, and the prospect of a reboot for The X-Files. He has now published a novel, Holy Cow , in which a cow called Elsie, a pig called Shalom and a turkey called Tom escape a farm in upstate New York in search of a better life. How did you get the idea for Holy Cow?
There are quite a few things fans don't know about Gillian Anderson. For the most part, they know that she's currently playing Margaret Thatcher on The Crown , but they may not know that she still has a complicated relationship with her X-Files co-star, David Duchovny. In fact, there's a theory that his Californication character Hank Moody was based on him.