The following contains spoilers from Sunday night’s episode of Mad Men. The big reveal in Sunday night’s episode of Mad Men was that Sterling Cooper, a company where racist jokes are frequently thrown about and where the company’s only female partner literally earned that partnership because she was prostituted out to a client, is actually […]
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Kevin Rahm joined the "Mad Men" cast as Don Draper's rival ad man Ted Chaough during the series' fourth season, and it turns out that being late to the game cost him some very valuable information. During a conversation with HuffPost...Show More Summary
Two years ago, Lindsey Green posted a conspiracy theory that 'Mad Men' is really about a real-life, unsolved historical footnote. With two episodes to go, against all odds, signs point to her being right.
The second-to-last episode of Mad Men ever, "Lost Horizon," was another fine episode in a fine final run of episodes, but perhaps unnecessary. Neither we nor the characters learn anything we don't already know. With just two episodes left after this one in the life of the series, most of the characters seem set in their trajectories, save for one. Show More Summary
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It seemed to be as sexist a campaign as has been witnessed since the days of "Mad Men." But it isn't at all.
Mad Men has been called a lot of things - groundbreaking, prestigious, subtle - but it's rarely called funny. However, watching the show for the past seven seasons, I know I've laughed many times, either at something that's genuinely funny or something that was unintentionally funny (and, often, very uncomfortable). Show More Summary
The maxim that there’s “no such thing as bad publicity” is being put to the test by the McCann advertising agency (fittingly enough), which is making hay of its villainous role in Mad Men’s final season. As regular viewers of the TVShow More Summary
Mad Men prides itself on historical accuracy, seamlessly integrating the past into a currently airing television show. In anticipation of the show’s series finale this month, … Read More
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On Sunday’s “Lost Horizon” episode of Mad Men, the women of SC+P find out just how welcoming their new McCann corporate overlords are. Joan is greeted by female copywriters “fighting over the crumbs” and repairing to the Oyster Bar for “consciousness-lowering.” Meanwhile, Peggy, who’d been mistaken for a secretary and... More »
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Spoiler alert: This article contains details from the twelfth episode of "Mad Men" from season seven. We'd be remiss if we lauded the most recent episode of "Mad Men" as the singular depiction in the show's history of pervasive and systemic sexism in the workplace. Show More Summary
Of the three men vying for Carey Mulligan's affections in "Far From the Madding Crowd," Matthias Schoenaerts plays the one you actually hope will win, a broad-shouldered shepherd named Gabriel Oak. An adaptation of an 1874 Thomas Hardy novel about a young woman who unexpectedly inherits a farm,...
It's been over 50 years, but for many, the destruction of Charles Follen McKim's original Pennsylvania Station still stings (hey, even Mad Men mourned its passing). But now, there is a hopeful (if improbable) plan from Richard W. Cameron—principal...
As noted yesterday, much of what I’ve seen regarding this episode online has been all about Joan’s dilemma and how realistic it was (which, if you want to be accurate to history, it was actually subtly rendered), but, perhaps because I already knew that, it wasn’t the most...
Steven Panariello was having a hard time keeping his pants on. The Droga5 account director was sitting, fingers pressed against the edge of the conference-room table, head cocked toward the speakerphone, which was emitting what may be his least favorite sound: silence. “So, um, I’m trying to think how to... More »