Tag Archives: Mad Men

Matthew Weiner Hates Women, Right?

Full disclosure: The Missus and I think this season of Mad Men is obvious, boring, and flat-out stupid. That said, last night’s episode was a full-fashion assault on the Mad Women. Janie Bryant’s YouTube video about Megan Draper’s hideous outfit: … Continue reading

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Why God Made TV Critics

Two of the hardworking staff’s favorite television critics have very different takes on the sixth season premiere of AMC’s Mad Men. The Wall Street Journal’s Dorothy Rabinowitz: Don Draper’s Inferno The sixth season of “Mad Men” brings a whiff of … Continue reading

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Is It Just Us, Or Did Mad Men Jump The Shark Last Night?

Don’s Dream? Really? How stupid was that. As for jumping the shark, let’s go to the Googletron. Screen grab for Mad Men Don’s Dream: Screen grab for Mad Men Don’s Dream Jump the Shark: No intersection as far as we … Continue reading

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Does Mad Men’s Henry Francis Work For Rockefeller Or Lindsay?

The hardworking staff got really confused on Sunday when the Mad Men character Henry Francis told a phone caller that New York Mayor John Lindsay would not do a joint appearance with Michigan Gov. George Romney “because Romney’s a clown … Continue reading

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Mad About “Mad Men” (Or Maybe Not So Much)

It’s a hung jury on the much-anticipated fifth season of AMC’s critically acclaimed/declaimed series “Mad Men.” The good (from Barbara Lippert’s Mad Blog at MediaPost): Frankly, my two major fears about the coming season are: a) that Don will actually … Continue reading

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Boston Ad (Wo)Men Recreate “Mad Men” Era

From our Everything “Mad Men” Is New Again desk The New York Times reports that the fifth season premiere of AMC’s Mad Men is the real March Madness. After ‘Mad Men’ Drought, Hoping to Slake a Thirst The fifth season … Continue reading

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Not Everyone Mad About ‘Mad Men’

From the Sunday Boston Globe Ideas section: Everybody loves “Mad Men” — except, apparently, Daniel Mendelsohn, a distinguished translator and critic who writes for The New York Review of Books. In a smart and scathing review of the show, Mendelsohn … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging Matthew Weiner At The MFA

Being out on unpaid furlough and all, the hardworking staff has lots of time on its hands. So Wednesday night we trundled over to the MFA, where Mad Men man Matthew Weiner appeared at a banged-out Remis Auditorium. It was … Continue reading

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Lost Auction Action At New York Times

Monday’s New York Times piece on television studios auctioning off old props and costumes got half the story, anyway. Headline: No ‘Lost’ Left to Unravel, Fans Buy It Piece by Piece In Santa Monica last weekend ABC orchestrated an auction … Continue reading

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Mad Menia

Thursday’s New York Times pretty much ran the gamut of “Mad Men” overkill. Exhibit A: Peter Applebome’s Our Towns column headlined: Decoding the ‘Mad Men,’ Ossining and Cheever Nexus Your eye-roll goes here. Exhibit B: This Banana Republic ad: Only … Continue reading

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