Mad Men Creator: Megan Has Power Over Don

[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the Season 5 premiere of Mad Men. Read at your own risk.]

Don Draper is... happy?

Mad Men's long-delayed and much-anticipated fifth season premiere finds Don (Jon Hamm) and Megan (Jessica Pare) still in the honeymoon phase of their recent marriage. Don's apparent happiness has one drawback, however: He seems less concerned with work than ever before.

"Don is seemingly becoming a little bit disengaged at work," Hamm tells "What happens when you have it all? What happens when you're satisfied? Maybe you lose some of that fire."

But life with Megan isn't all hearts and flowers. Look no further than Don's humiliation when Megan throws him a surprise 40th birthday party, during which she does a sexy song-and-dance better suited for the bedroom than for cocktail hour. So how does the ballad of Don and Megan go? What's up with Roger and Joan's baby (hello, little Kevin!) and why was Lane so obsessed with a photo of another man's wife? We took our burning questions to Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner, who also tells us why Pete (Vincent Kartheiser) and Peggy (Elisabeth Moss) are the ones to watch...


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