I love how Mad Men ended. After 7 seasons of running away from themselves, the complex characters managed to find their way home. And as the final curtain fell on the textured world that creator Matthew Weiner designed for our guilty...Show More Summary
Did you watch the "Mad Men" finale on Sunday? Were you confused? Do you have theories of what happened to Don, Peggy and the rest of the gang? In an interview with novelist A.M. Homes on Wednesday at the New York Public Library, series creator Matthew Weiner cleared up most everything fans were left wondering about. 1. Show More Summary
One word that could best describe "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner is "obsessive." Throughout the entire run of "Mad Men," he made sure to get all the period details right and went as far as to model a kitchen after the year 1957 instead of 1960 in order to ensure continuity. Show More Summary
AMC said that they weren't going to be talking ratings for the end of the Matthew Weiner drama until the Live + 3 numbers came in – and, despite that very serious look on Don Draper’s meditating face, they are probably really glad today that they did. Show More Summary
A critical valedictory for Matthew Weiner's show.
Finales of TV series are tough to pull off. Let's all agree. That said, Matthew Weiner, creator of Mad Men, and his team pulls off a finale by capturing hearts and minds, and also with closure. So with that, spoilers also are ahead. The...Show More Summary
by Jonathan Blaustein “Mad Men” ended this week. Did you see it? Were you dissatisfied? Personally, I like to imagine Matthew Weiner’s recurring nightmares about “The Sopranos” last episode, and its less-than-stellar reception. Can’t you see him tossing and turning in a king-sized bed, replete with high-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets? Unconscious, with the Pacific Ocean […]
Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Why Mad Men ended with that Coke ad Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner finally revealed why he ended the show with Coke's famous "Hilltop" ad. Show More Summary
The Mad Men finale was the most watched episode in its eight year life span. It was widely praised by critics and fans, however, many were unsure what exactly transpired in the final few shots of the episode. The creator of the series, Matthew Weiner, explained exactly what took place. Show More Summary
Warning: if you haven't seen the Mad Men finale yet — and why not? — this post is full of spoilers. Matthew Weiner is disappointed in you, people. The Mad Men creator is shocked, shocked that we could look at the final scene of Sunday's...Show More Summary
"I did think, in the abstract, 'Why not end the show with the greatest commercial ever made?'"—Matthew Weiner on the end of Mad Men Mad Men's series finale aired on May 17, leaving bereaved fans divided over whether the series had stuck the landing or stumbled. Show More Summary
-Interface/FCB Ulka, Fuji Mountain Bikes “Save the Mountain” (video above). -Adweek explains “Why Matthew Weiner Ended Mad Men With ‘the Best Ad Ever Made.'” -Weber Shandwick was named digital agency of record for McCormick Canada. -MDC...Show More Summary
'Mad Men' is over but folks are still arguing, and Matthew Weiner is still explaining.
I'd like to buy the world a Coke, if it will keep them from asking inconvenient questions about climate change!
A strange thing happened on the Internet this morning: pretty much every news outlet, reputable and otherwise, that has any interest in Mad Men (so all of them, basically) reported that Matthew Weiner had explained the ending to the show’s last episode at a talk with novelist A.M. Homes last night. As an example of the perils of … Read More
Photos by Elizabeth Daniels The Jet-Age, Googie-style Norms diner on La Cienega has had a hell of a year, with a demolition scare, a temporary stay of execution, and the revelation that the diner inside the angular, mid-century building...
As a writer on the final season of The Sopranos, Matthew Weiner helped oversee the most contentious series finale of all time. The final moments of Weiner's Mad Men has not caused nearly as much consternation, but it has invited some level of speculation about what exactly happened between Don Draper's meditative enlightenment and he creation of Coca-Cola's classic "Hilltop" ad.
Yesterday, Mad Men showrunner Matthew Weiner—who is often loath to unpack the meaning of his work—took time to unpack the meaning of the show’s hotly debated finale. In a conversation with novelist A.M. Homes at New York Public Library, Weiner dug into Peggy and Stan, Joan’s evolution into a single-mother feminist, and more. Show More Summary
Last night, Matthew Weiner delivered his final words on Mad Men.
Last night Matthew Weiner discussed Mad Men with writer A.M. Homes at the New York Public Library. The 90-minute talk included Weiner's explanation of the entire series, as well as the finale. Weiner claimed this was the only talk he'd do after the finale: "I’m doing one talk. Show More Summary