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Mad Men: For Those Who Think Young (S02E01)

The second season of Mad Men premiered almost exactly six years ago today (July 27, 2008). By that point the show had already won a Golden Globe for Best Drama Series (along with a Best Actor Globe for Jon Hamm – one of the infuriatingly few awards he has won for his work on the show), and it was just about to become the first basic cable show to win the Emmy for Best Drama Series.  1,333 more words

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Mad Men: Nixon vs. Kennedy (S01E12)

A small reminder: I’m making my way through all of Mad Men before the last episodes premiere next spring. The plan is to do two episodes a week, with reviews going up Mondays and Wednesdays, but the schedule might vary a little bit.  1,353 more words

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Mad Men: The Hobo Code (S01E08)

A small reminder: I’m making my way through all of Mad Men before the last episodes premiere next spring. The plan is to do two episodes a week, with reviews going up Mondays and Wednesdays, but the schedule might vary a little bit.  1,407 more words

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MAD MEN: The best show of all time? - That Thing You Like #64

MAD MEN is the greatest show of all time. Well, at least one THAT THING YOU LIKE host thinks it is. As the show finishes the first half of its last season, your intrepid hosts try to wrap their brains around this most weighty of pop culture topics. 184 more words

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For Your Consideration.

AMC released a super-fun Emmy season ad campaign for Mad Men, casting the stars of the show in Sterling Cooper-era advertisements. Obviously, being a sassy redhead myself, Joan’s is my favorite, but I think Roger Sterling’s is the most spot-on in terms of art and wording. 29 more words

How the Mad Men Pilot Took Us to the Moon

Everything that happens in the Mad Men pilot is a perfect flight plan for where it ends up in the final season mid-season finale. It gives us coordinates for happiness, the safety instructions for love, and the cruising altitude for cynicism.  4,318 more words

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