Tagged: Mad Men

Mad Men Season Five Premiere Open Thread

According to Wikipedia (to which I had to turn to figure out when we were), Mad Men is, in the wake of a 1966 Kentucky-Duke all-white Final Four bout to play Texas Western and...

Anti-Heroics with a Side of Boredom

William Brafford wonders about the meaning behind the rise of the anti-hero in the television shows favored by certain audiences (and, not to point the finger at myself too much, by a certain writer). ...

Don Draper Studies II: Mad Men as Western

(This post contains spoilers for various seasons of Mad Men.  Read at your own risk, but, I mean, it’s on DVD already, so go ahead and help out the Postal Service and that artist...

Son of The Wire

Matt Yglesias says: What’s really depressing to me about the current TV landscape isn’t so much that we haven’t seen another Wire-quality show as it is that we haven’t even seen a serious effort...

Mad Men

This excellent Atlantic article on the show echoes a few criticisms first aired in an equally excellent Culture11 review last year. Unfortunately, the original article is lost to the Internets, but I found a...