Category Archives: Mad Men

Mad Men Finale


This week, I was all super psyched for Mad Men’s conclusion. Last week was everything exciting about the show — subtlety, excitement, confrontation, action! This week..felt more along the heavy-handed lines of earlier this season. Someone must have told Matthew … Continue reading

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Mad Men Episode 5.10. Anything without abortions or foreigners in it?


Ok it was called “Commissions and Fees” and if you still haven’t seen it yet, go count to 4400 in the corner and the rest of us will scoot our chairs closer together so you don’t overhear us. Zomg this … Continue reading

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Mad Men #?!. The Other Woman


Holy crap. I’m a million years behind on writing up everything but I just watched this week’s episode of Mad Men and holy crap. I’ve been swamped with my own TV writing and the all important day job but folks. … Continue reading

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Mad Men 5.03: Mystery Date


Don Draper’s past confronts him in an elevator, Megan calls out the giant promiscuous elephant in the room, Joyce has an eye for the macabre (and Peggy has the best nickname ever–Pegasus? How freaking cute is that), Joan’s rapist husband … Continue reading

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Mad Men 5.01 – A Little Kiss


I’m hoping enough time has gone by that people have gotten their NO SPOILERS knee-jerks out of the way, and read all the standard recaps, and watched Zhou Bisou Bisou eleventy times and are ready to talk details! Obvi there … Continue reading

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Mad Men Season 5 Advertising: Good Idea/Bad Idea


Our first specimen is this sharp piece of iconography: It bothered some people as a 9/11 reference, but I think most longtime viewers have long since been rewired to think Falling Guy In a Tie = Don Draper. Plus the … Continue reading

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War is Coming! And Also Advertising!


In a few weeks I am going to be caught in a maelstrom of TV watching, recapping and discussing at length. Mad Men‘s long-delayed 5th season begins on March 25, and Game of Thrones season 2 (The Season Based on The Book … Continue reading

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