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Chicago Magazine has an essay from Myra Janco Daniels, who was married to an advertising executive named Draper Daniels, who was (at least partly) the inspiration for Don Draper. Hello!   Read Story »
Dear January Jones, PLEASE BE CAREFUL. There was a report in Variety this morning that you have been cast in an upcoming movie called Hungry Rabbit Jumps. Congratulations! If I had things my way,…   Read Story »
Yesterday in a round table discussion with other showrunners, Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner complained about people on the internet spoiling the plot points of his show. As if in response, today the…   Read Story »
The Mad Men finale happened, and after weeks of tension, Grand Gesture-Watch '62 finally came to an end. What a long, strange, long, long, too long, too many awkward pauses trip it's been. The soap…   Read Story »
This isn't a recap, because it's too late for a recap, but this was the most "whoa"-worthy moment of Sunday's confounding episode of Mad Men: suddenly, Betty Draper has stopped wandering around…   Read Story »
Well, we couldn't expect another hour of total excitement after last week's tension-breaking catharsisfest, could we? It's back to the slow building, building, building. You know what I do while I…   Read Story »
I don't know if Marilyn Monroe had to go ahead and die, or if someone had to pee their pants or WHAT, but last night's Mad Men was not only the best episode so far, it was like they got a new writer…   Read Story »
Whoa, things are getting so heavy on Mad Men that nobody can take it! Last night, we found out Joan is actually smart in a "can predict what happens next on soap operas" way, Peggy takes naked baths…   Read Story »
(This has spoilers in it.) Wouldn't it be surreal and absurd and awesome if Don Draper started solving all of his problems every week with a threatening fingerbang? It could be like Kenny dying on…   Read Story »