Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, The Phantom

I hated this episode so much.   Read the rest of this entry »

Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, Commissions and Fees

With one episode left in the season, they finally delivered on that long-promised suicide.

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Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, The Other Woman

I found myself far more in agreement with voyou’s take on the most recent episode, than with the one in Kritik.

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Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, Christmas Waltz

Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, Dark Shadows

Remember a couple weeks ago, when dbarber, Adam and Dave noted that this season has been weirdly thematic?

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Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, Lady Lazarus

When I saw the title of this episode, I was a little concerned that Betty had committed suicide.

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Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, At the Codfish Ball

Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, Far Away Places

Three former secretaries, and the three men who leave them (or at least, who try to).

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Mad Men, “Signal 30″

Has there ever been a Mad Men character more hateful than Pete Campbell?

Don is a terrible human being, but that’s part of what makes his character so attractive.  (I haven’t read Adam’s work on the related subject, but the assumption in the book’s title rings true to me — Don may be a sociopath, but we love him for it.)  He’s charming, urbane, and utterly ruthless.  He’s a winner, and we love to watch him win.

Pete, by contrast, is a loser.  Read the rest of this entry »

Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, “Mystery Date”

A question about Andrea:

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