Mad Men “Lady Lazarus” Review

Megan quit the firm to pursue her passion for acting and Pete fell into a clandestine affair with the lonely wife of an insurance agent who rides the train with him in "Lady Lazarus," this week’s episode of Mad Men. Up until now, I’ve been fine with the amount of Megan put into this season, but I am starting to wonder when she became the show’s focus. It seems like more and more she’s pushing our regular cast to the background, and while I like her character and don’t mind taking a journey with her, I don’t want it to overshadow the stories in which I’ve been invested for the past five years.

So, let’s focus on Pete. Oy. Still a slimy sleazeball. After cheating on Trudie with Rory Gilmore (fine, Alexis Bledel, but you were thinking it, too!), Pete couldn’t just let his new toy go. He had to install himself into her world, even after she asked him to forget their moment on the floor, by befriending her husband and earning an invitation into her house. To be fair, her drawing a heart in the fog on her car window for his eyes only probably wasn’t the best way to discourage the affair, but Pete is getting downright creepy this year. He is so desperate for…something. Anything. Whatever he doesn’t have, he wants, and what he has, he doesn’t want. He is a mess, always has been, but it’s getting worse with age. Read More... 


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