Even though Steppenwolf’s Magic Carpet Ride wouldn’t be released for another two years after the events of this week’s episode of Mad Men , the song was playing in my head during the last few seconds of “Far Away Places.” Why more
This week’s Mad Men (Season 5, Episode 5: “Signal 30”) is all about the men. Men who never learned how to grow up, men struggling to find their place in the world, men just trying to figure it all out. But, after four straight episodes of womyn problems a more
Just call it the Thrilla of Vanilla: two pasty Madison Avenue executives duking it out while their co-workers gawked. There was no way Pete Campbell wasn’t going down. Lane Pryce, after all, was in the military once — a desk job, but still — and knew the more
The down and out life of Pete Campbell was interesting to witness during " Signal 30 ," especially when comparing it to how content Don Draper was at this given point in time. It is best summed up by the words of Ben Hargrove...
It might have been livi more
Mad Men is full of characters that inhabit the grey areas; there are no true heroes or villains and each person has at least one unlikeable aspect. "Signal 30" concentrates on one of the more odious characters that inhabits this world, but that also makes more
It's About Time Someone Socked Pete in the Face It was nice to see Pete get taken down a few notches this episode, even if it had to get physical. Sure, Pete's always been a sort of obnoxious character, but since he made junior partner, he's been acting l more
"I have nothing, Don," says Pete Campbell (Vincent Kartheiser) at the end of Sunday's (April 15) "Mad Men" episode, "Signal 30." Though that's not precisely true. Pete has a wife and a young baby, in whom he's utterly disinterested. He's got a new stereo more