MAD MEN Season 5 Premiere Review – Zou Bisou, Bisou

| March 26, 2012 at 4:20 PM EST

Mad Men season 5 picked up with some light topics like race, sexism, age and politics. Joan as a Mom She’s not the polished Joan we remember from previous seasons of Mad Men. Here, she’s softer and more human. She’s not detached. She’s even a little bit run down. And, boy, is her Mother annoying.

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Mad Men Review: ‘Tomorrowland’ has Yesterday’s Problems

| October 18, 2010 at 7:17 AM EST

If you found yourself watching the Mad Men finale last night and wondering if the show had suddenly decided to film “psych!” dream fantasies, you aren’t alone. Let’s dive right into the head of the major plot points, shall we? Joan is preggers. I’d be surprised if most people didn’t notice her stomach in her […]

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Mad Men Review: (Crawling on) Hands and Knees

| September 27, 2010 at 9:00 AM EST

As we come hurtling towards the final three episodes of Mad Men season 4, everything on the show is intensifying. In Hands and Knees, we saw that  Lane Pryce might be leaving,  Lucky Strike was leaving Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, Joan had gotten pregnant by Roger, and Don’s identity may be in jeopardy. Last night […]

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Mad Men Review: The Summer Man (and the Scorned Woman)

| September 13, 2010 at 3:15 PM EST

More prevalent than anything else in last night’s episode of Mad Men “The Summer Man” seemed to have strong emphasis on gender issues. The 1960’s weren’t always kind to women (Hell, 2010 isn’t always kind to women), and Mad Men took special pause to reminded us of that. Joan was isolated in this episode, a […]

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Mad Men Review: ‘The Suitcase’ (My Favorite Episode Yet)

| September 6, 2010 at 7:29 AM EST

At twenty-seven minutes into “The Suitcase” episode of Mad Men, I knew I was ready to call this one of my favorite episodes to date. Then I pondered if that was true – was I just in an exceptionally good mood? (Sidenote: I’m super stressed as of late, so this seemed unlikely.) This morning, I […]

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The Best Scene in Mad Men ‘Waldorf Stories’ Involved Hard Work

| August 31, 2010 at 1:00 AM EST

We’ve got a new strategy for you if you want to get work done. And we owe it all to Mad Men’s latest episode, “Waldorf Stories.” My favorite scene in Mad Men “Waldorf Stories” involved Peggy. It seems she’s become so much more self-assured and has had the most character growth out of any of […]

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Mad Men ‘Christmas Comes But Once a Year’ Review

| August 2, 2010 at 3:15 AM EST

We got a taste of Christmas in August on the Mad Men episode “Christmas Comes But Once a Year.” People were jolly, and bitter, and functionally drunk. Sometimes all at once. If there’s any lesson in this episode that I learned, it’s that no matter how many times I despise Don Draper, bottom line – […]

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Mad Men Public Relations Review

| July 29, 2010 at 10:09 AM EST

Don Draper doesn’t like questions. / Photo: AMC So, it’s time to finally really digest the season premiere of Mad Men, “Public Relations.” Three Things We Liked: Roger Sterling is still a jerk. We’re glad he hasn’t changed in an episode with so much change. And he still has the best witty one-liner’s. The time […]

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