There was a time when Don Draper, the narcissistic philanderer, still had a certain amount of swagger. He could get any woman he wanted, talk his way into potential clients’ ad budgets, and control the office with a bourbon glass holding fist. That was Do more
Don has never been one to forgive and forget, and the methods of his vengeance are always clever in their cruelty. Whether he's stuffing Roger full of stomach-churning oysters and alcohol, drinking Ted under the office table, or vivisecting Peggy and Ted' more
It was another busy episode of Mad Men this week, including the truth about Bob Benson revealed... for real this time. Well, most of it at least?
No, it wasn’t “just” that Bob was hiding his homosexuality (if that’s even the case?), but rather that Bob h more
So, Bob Benson is Don Draper.
I called it, kind of, but so did almost everybody else, sort of. The parallels were there from early in the season. In last week’s recap of “Favors,” I wrote that as I rewatched the episode, “the me more
Our panel of experts and academics weighs in on the latest episode of "Mad Men," "The Quality of Mercy." Read More... http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013/06/16/mad-men-a-conversation-mercy/?mod=WSJBlog
HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "The Quality of Mercy," the June 16 episode of AMC's "Mad Men," in which secrets come to light, escapes are plotted, and a client meeting turns into a sneak attack. Read More... http://www.hitfix.com/whats-alan-watching/rev more
In the penultimate episode of Mad Men, we didn't see any of the rumored deaths that were supposed to accompany this season, but we did open with one that almost came to pass. Poor Ken Cosgrove, almost manslaughtered at the hands of General Motors. That ki more
This season of Mad Men has, week to week, been a question of “what will this episode bring?” After last week’s infuriating offering, there wasn’t a lot of excitement for the fallout this time around. Yet, the show surprised us with one of the best episode more