Invigorating and fun, “The Quality of Mercy” was the kind of episode I wish we’d gotten with the rest of Mad Men season six. Now, of course, we’re near the end of the sixth season. Which means its’ time to reel us in for yet another season of 60’s lessons in self-preservation. Speaking of… Betty […]
Don Draper (Jon Hamm) was sick in more ways than one in the Mad Men season 5 episode titled “Mystery Date.” Dammit, Don When Don’s past began to haunt him in dreams, viewers realized how easy it would be for Don’s twisted life views to threaten his marriage to Megan. While Don used to cheat […]
When you take an desperately unlikeable character (and boy, has she become desperate…) like Betty Francis (January Jones) and give her a cancer scare, it will give you mixed results from the fans. Call me a drama whore, but I was kind of hoping Betty would have something wrong with her so she’d have a […]
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.