Posts tagged "Mad Men"

Mad Men sucks. You're right, obviously, person who's only seen three episodes.

Mad Men sucks. You're right, obviously, person who's only seen three episodes.
I have a bee in my bonnet this morning. It’s a stupid bee, admittedly. It’s a bee that would be better served making me worry about not getting ebola or that my house might become overrun with spiders. A Facebook friend posed a simple question: Should I keep watching Mad Men? She and her husband... Read more »

'Homeland' Recap - Beirut Is Back

'Homeland' Recap - Beirut Is Back
(Aside: I had originally, accidentally wrote down the Dexter episode title as Homeland’s episode title — “Sunshine and Frosty Swirl.” I spent a good portion of my recap feeling like an idiot for not understanding the meaning behind that title. “Beirut Is Back,” the actual title, makes a bit more sense.) We’re only two episodes... Read more »

What Are You Reading/Watching/Listening To?

What Are You Reading/Watching/Listening To?
On my TV Tandem podcast with Andy Daglas, we take time at the end of every show to discuss what books or movies or music we’re enjoying outside of watching TV. 97% of the time we just end up naming TV shows. Right now we’re in kind of a TV lull between the finales of Game... Read more »
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ChicagoNow TV Tandem Podcast: Episode 21

Say what now? We’ve reached the end of Mad Men, Season 5? You mean, after this week, the Andrews (Daar and Daglas) and I can stop talking about Roger’s butt and Paul Kinsey? I don’t know how to feel about this. But never fear! The Mad Men chatter has not ended yet. This podcast contains... Read more »

ChicagoNow TV Tandem Podcast: Game of Mad Men

Oh, hi! It’s time for the weekly ChicagoNow TV Tandem Game of Thrones/Mad Men Pod Fest with me, Andy Daglas, and Andrew Daar. Today we’re talking about prostitution and creepy Pete Campbell and which old Mad Men character might pop up next week and battles and wildfire and MISSING DRAGONS. Here’s the link: http://www.tvtandem.com/ChicagoNow_TV_Tandem/Podcast/Entries/2012/5/29_Podcast_5_28_12.html You can... Read more »

ChicagoNow TV Tandem Episode 18 - Valar Morghulis, Bitches

In this podcast, Andy Daglas, Andrew Daar, and I discuss Mad Men and Game of Thrones, as usual, but with even fancier TECHNICAL GLITCHES. Skype decided to be a huge Joffrey and cut out on us, not once, but twice. See if you can spot my seamless editing! (Hint:  You can.) My questions for you,... Read more »
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ChicagoNow TV Tandem Podcast Episode 17: Game of Who? Mad What?

Oh, hi! Welcome to another edition of the ChicagoNow TV Tandem Mad Men/Game of Thrones Podcast Spectacular. This week we discuss Theon and Bran and Roger and Sally and Arya and Theon and a lot of other things. Join us, won’t you. Here’s the link: http://www.tvtandem.com/ChicagoNow_TV_Tandem/Podcast/Entries/2012/5/15_Podcast_5_14.html You can also find us on iTunes for THE FREE!

ChicagoNow TV Tandem Podcast #16: Game of Thrones, Mad Men, and My Little Pony

The new podcast is up! In this episode, Andy Daglas, Andrew Daar, and I discuss the superhero team of Sally and Roger on Mad Men and whether or not the Game of Thrones writers have bit off more than they can chew. Here’s the link: http://www.tvtandem.com/ChicagoNow_TV_Tandem/Podcast/Entries/2012/4/30_Podcast_4_30_12.html As always, you can find the podcast for ZERO DOLLARS... Read more »

ChicagoNow TV Tandem Podcast 15: Mad Men and Game of Thrones

Oh, hi! Andy Daglas, Andrew Daar, and I are talkin’ ’bout Game of Thrones again. And Mad Men! Topics of discussion this week include: Just how crazy is Michael Ginsberg? And, man, how awkward was that scene with Joffrey and the whores? And where is Peggy Olson’s movie theater located? You can find us on... Read more »
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ChicagoNow TV Tandem Podcast #14: Game of Thrones and Mad Men

One day I will learn how to do fancy things with my recording software, like “edit” and “not press record instead of play, thus erasing seconds of precious TV analysis.” But today is not that day. I’d apologize for the hiccups, but that’s just part of the beauty of free, unsolicited internet commentary. This week,... Read more »