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Mad Men

  1. the streaming wars
    Mad Men Is Moving to a New (Old) HomeMatt Weiner’s period drama will end its short sabbatical from streaming in the U.S. on July 15.
  2. legacies
    On Watching Mad Men in the Middle of a PandemicYou can see our world’s present-day crisis peeking through the negative spaces in Matthew Weiner’s 1960s saga.
  3. show guides
    Mad Men Is a Show That’s Built to LastYour complete guide to watching (or rewatching) the Matthew Weiner series.
  4. in memoriam
    Lynn Shelton Left Behind a Bounty of Beautiful TelevisionThe acclaimed filmmaker’s empathy and humanity was on display in an impressive array of TV shows, from Mad Men to GLOW.
  5. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: They See What They AreMad Men’s first unmistakably meta episode is essentially a rewrite of Billy Wilder’s The Apartment.
  6. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: Special AngelA Betty-centric episode explores her and other characters’ sense of confinement and the potential downsides of escape.
  7. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: Business As UsualA series of beguiling character moments reveal how capitalism, advertising, and workplaces can warp the mind and kill the spirit.
  8. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: Total OwnershipA dishonest man lives here.
  9. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: Kid StuffMad Men’s characters constantly scold others for acting childish. But it’s pot-kettle all the way.
  10. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: What Do Women Want?There are three potential utopias in Don’s current sexual landscape, and he’s endangering them all.
  11. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: Executive AccountsDon and Betty are conjoined by marriage, but they still feel alone.
  12. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: Old Dick WhitmanDon is not who he appears to be — and whoever he really is, he’s miserable.
  13. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: InvestmentsPete’s anxiety in his father’s presence is not about dollars and cents; it’s about the shame Pete feels at having to ask for help in the first place.
  14. overnights
    Mad Men Recap: Nannies and EggsWe explore the world outside Sterling Cooper in the first fully formed example of Mad Men using symbolism to complicate its stories.
  15. overnights
    Mad Men Series Premiere Recap: It’s ToastedWho is Donald Draper? We don’t know yet. When will we find out? When the show is ready to tell us.
  16. mad men
    What Is a White Man Mad About in This Oscar-Nominated Movie?A helpful guide to the many pissed-off white dudes in this year’s Academy-recognized films.
  17. backstories
    The Hardest Costume I Ever Designed11 costume designers on meeting the excruciating demands of Hollywood.
  18. spring 2020
    Betty and Sally Draper Have ReunitedFor Rodarte’s spring 2020 campaign.
  19. theme parks
    Looks Like That Mad Men Bar in Times Square Isn’t HappeningLionsgate Entertainment City is no more.
  20. scene to meme
    ‘Not Great, Bob!’: The Making of Mad Men’s Greatest MemeThe writers and actors behind season six’s “In Care Of” take us behind the scenes of the elevator confrontation that will live on in pixelated infamy.
  21. cryface
    A Celebration of Elisabeth Moss’s Runny MascaraElisabeth Moss does her best work when she is utterly annihilating her eye makeup.
  22. close reads
    The Romanoffs’ Misconduct Episode Is Depressing and UnnecessaryAs a defense of an accused man, “Bright and High Circle” fails as both a drama and a polemic.
  23. sexual harassment
    Matthew Weiner Discusses Harassment Allegation: ‘I Don’t Remember Saying It’Mad Men writer Kater Gordon says Weiner told her she owed it to him to let him see her naked while working on the show in 2008.
  24. trailer mix
    The Romanoffs Trailer: Matthew Weiner Returns With, Simply Put, Every ActorIsabelle Huppert! Corey Stoll! John Slattery!
  25. profiles
    Maggie Siff Is TV’s Quiet PowerhouseGoing to the dog park with the Billions star and self-described “queen of toxic masculinity.”
  26. tribeca 2018
    Christina Hendricks Appreciates Her Status As a Gay IconMad Men’s Joan will live on forever.
  27. good girls and mad men
    Good Girls Is the Ultimate Joan Holloway Revenge FantasyThe show is most enjoyable if you imagine it as a Mad Men fanfiction fever dream.
  28. Jay R. Ferguson Didn’t Expect to Do Comedy, But He’s Excelling at It AnywayIf at first you don’t recognize Jay R. Ferguson by name, you may still instantly recall him by his beard. For many it was during his days at […]
  29. Ben Feldman Sounds Like an Excellent Person to Wait on in a RestaurantBen Feldman shares a very New York story.
  30. sexual harassment
    This Site Will Tell You Which of Your Favorite Shows Were Ruined by PredatorsRotten Apples wants to help people make “ethical media consumption decisions.”
  31. sexual harassment
    Matthew Weiner Denies Sexual Harassment Claim by Saying He’s an ‘Angry’ Boss“I was just angry a lot of the time.”
  32. sexual harassment
    Marti Noxon Calls Matthew Weiner an ‘Emotional Terrorist’The former Mad Men producer says she recalls hearing about Weiner telling an ex-writer she “owed” it to him to get naked.
  33. more sexual harassment allegations
    Ex–Mad Men Writer Claims Matthew Weiner Said She ‘Owed’ It to Him to Get Naked“He told me that I owed it to him to let him see me naked.”
  34. the industry
    Ex–Mad Men Writer Alleges Matthew Weiner Said She Owed It to Him to Get Naked“He told me that I owed it to him to let him see me naked.”
  35. vulture lists
    The Revenge Thrillers That Inspired Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Season 3From Fatal Attraction to Swimfan.
  36. times square
    Finally Times Square’s Getting a Mad Men Restaurant & Divergent Obstacle CourseLionsgate is planning an “Entertainment City” in midtown.
  37. look book
    See Mad Men Actress Elisabeth Moss’s Most Vintage StyleFrom ‘60s mod shifts to Oscar de la Renta gowns.
  38. money money money
    Matt Weiner’s $30 Million Mad Men Deal Also Included Bonuses for Winning AwardsWe’d take that bonus deal any day.
  39. Why Jon Hamm Hasn’t Become a Movie Star, YetAnd why Baby Driver may signal a new phase for the actor.
  40. Abigail Spencer Recalls an Awkward Moment in Bed With Jon Hamm on Mad MenMad Men creator Matthew Weiner had a very specific note for the Rectify actress about her makeup.
  41. chat room
    Kiernan Shipka on Feud, Working With Ryan Murphy, and Sally Draper’s Future“The show shines such a light on how Hollywood has always pitted women against each other.”
  42. truth in advertising
    Heinz Is Using a Rejected Don Draper Pitch in Its Real AdvertisingNot good enough for fake Heinz, plenty good enough for the real company.
  43. sauced
    Heinz Turned Don Draper’s Mad Men Pitch Into a Real AdA fictional pitch that was just ahead of its time.
  44. the romanoffs
    Mad Men Creator Details His New Russian Royals Anthology Series, The RomanoffsThe episodic anthology will follow people who think they’re descendants of the mysterious Russian family.
  45. chat room
    Matthew Weiner on His Novel, Mad Men Reunions, and Answering Fan Questions“How could I not acknowledge that this is a huge chunk of my life?”
  46. timelines
    What Has Jon Hamm Been Up to Since the Mad Men Finale?A whole lotta films and H&R Block spots.
  47. roll clip!
    Jon Hamm Does Not Think Don Draper’s Zen StuckHamm has little faith in his Mad Men character’s commitment to Kumbaya after the final episode.
  48. Amazon Axes Good Girls Revolt, Another Show That Wasn’t Mad MenGood Girls gone bad.
  49. anacondas
    Jon Hamm Isn’t Mad You Know He Has a Gigantic Penis“It was a topic of fascination for other people, certainly not me.”
  50. vulture lists
    All the Shows That Tried to Be the Next Mad MenThere will never be another Mad Men, but that hasn’t stopped TV from trying.
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