Well, here's a feud we never would have seen coming. For seven seasons, Jon Hamm memorably portrayed the world-beating alcoholic womanizer Don Draper on Mad Men. Now, if a new memoir from comedian Kathy Griffin is to be believed, itShow More Summary
We find ourselves sitting in the rubble of last week's rather epic events, befuddled and reeling. Now what? This isn't a prestige drama, and we haven't spent two seasons watching Ross Poldark flail around morally like Don Draper or Tony Soprano. He's been presented to us as a man with ... More »
TV characters like Don Draper and Mr. Robot's Elliot Alderson are depicted as "deep thinkers" and "geniuses," while female characters with mental illness are seen as "overly emotional" and "crazy." What gives?
There will never be another Mad Men, but that hasn’t stopped the rest of TV from trying. Ever since the AMC drama premiered to (mostly) widespread acclaim in 2007, its formula inspired imitators. Don Draper, who was himself part of a lineage of antiheroes, became a model for other troubled ... More »
Amazon has the next Don Draper.
Keeping Up with the Joneses star, Jon Hamm links up with Mr Porter for a new feature. Becoming synonymous with classic men’s style, thanks to his Mad Men character, Don Draper, Hamm is best suited for several of the season’s best looks. Show More Summary
If nothing else, Jon Hamm is extremely good at making you want to try things. In an interview with Mr. Porter's The Journal, Hamm opened up about his recent stint in rehab for alcohol addiction, giving a perfectly phrased pitch for the experience. "It has all these connotations," he said. "But ... More »
Ive heard my share of male locker room banter over the decadesthis is something else.
VINYL evokes another time. In “Call the Midwife”, a drama set in the late 1950s, the young women return from a day of delivering infants to enjoy a Horlicks and a Chordettes record. In “Mad Men”, Don Draper can often be seen nursing an Old Fashioned with some Big John Hamilton or Peggy Lee whirring on the turntable.
HBO’s new teaser for The Young Pope gives us a glimpse at a man of the cloth by way of Don Draper and/or Tony Soprano. Jude Law’s titular pontiff is mildly threatening, and apparently unwilling to “negotiate” under any circumstances....Show More Summary
More than a year after Mad Men's final episode, stars January Jones and Jon Hamm have reunited! Jones has been flexing her comedy muscles as Melissa on The Last Man on Earth for the past couple years, and in Sunday's season three premiere, she shoots an intruder in the chest. Show More Summary
Most famous for his portrayal of the charismatic and suave Don Draper in the AMC drama Mad Men, Jon Hamm is most definitely one of the... The post How to Get Jon Hamm’s Style appeared first on The Idle Man.
Matthew Weiner, the creator of “Mad Men,” the stylish television series that introduced America to handsome, hard-drinking advertising executive Don Draper and his friends (and enemies), will release his debut novel next year. Little, Brown and Co. announced that it will publish Weiner’s “Heather,...
How dare Ballers get this good this late in the season? How dare it! I wish the last two episodes had been the first two episodes because this is some season three Mad Men realness. Dwayne "Ska?a" Johnson is serving up a Don Draper extravaganza. I love when things on ... More »
MISTER, WE COULD USE AN AD MAN LIKE DON DRAPER AGAIN. James Lileks on modern advertising: Here’s your Male Archetype 2016: big hole in his ear, inked arm, curated beard, ineffably self-satisfied, involved in artisanal jams but yet bacon-aware because he’s a Man, and concerned with sustainability because he wears only thrifted tees. We’re supposed […]
New series at the Capitalist: The Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time for HR Pros. In no special order, I break down the 100 movie quotes that resonate most for me as a career HR pro. Some will be...
When most people think about working with a creative agency, Don Draper's nostalgic, cinematic client presentations come to mind immediately. When I was watching that show I always thought to myself: this is great, but it's doing more harm than good. Show More Summary
I've been A Teyonah Parris fan since she brought Dawn Chambers to life on a little show called Mad Men. The first black woman to work for fictional character Don Draper at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, was feisty, beautiful, and smart, yet real. Show More Summary
By Katherine Ogburn, Director of Strategy, Ready State In an early episode of Mad Men, Don Draper spars with a researcher about the value of the customer insights she’d collected. Don argued that creatives need to show the future, not the past, and that data couldn’t show a brand where to go. Marketing has evolved a lot over the last 50 years. Show More Summary