Hey guys, thanks to covering Upfronts last week, I didn’t even see the last Mad Men until this morning. Rather than skip the review completely, I figured I’d do a very quick one before tonight’s new episode.
It was, of course, fascinating to see how the more
Oh, Don. What the heck? After a shaky start, Mad Men really received rave reviews last week for an episode that felt like old times, even though I just can’t really trust Matthew Weiner at this point to really give us what we want. There must be a catch a more
Change has come to Mad Men, change that Don Draper implemented but in the cold light of day it might not be all that he thought it would be or wants. This begins one of the many power struggles of the episode as everyone tries to adapt to the merger witho more
“Man With a Plan” is an ironic title for an episode about characters running around like headless chickens. It also feels like an oblique acknowledgement of what the killing of Robert F. Kennedy meant for the United States in June of 1968, but we’ll get t more
This week on Mad Men , the merger of SDCP and CGC puts everything, in Ted-approved pilot terms, right-side up and upside down. The turmoil isn't only relegated to the office, it also extends into the characters' personal lives. Don loses his mistress af more
"Man With a Plan" was a Mad Men microcosm of the nationwide turmoil of 1968, as the celebratory tone surrounding the merger of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce and Cutler, Gleason, and Chaough very, very quickly imploded once the realities of combining and co more
Last week's "Mad Men" introduced the merger between SCDP and CGC, but "Man with a Plan" is the episode that got down to the dirty business of combining the two firms. People were fired (sorry Burt Peterson!), egos were bruised (Harry's downgraded office, more