Category: Mad Men

Mad Men Review: The Runaways

Mad Men Review: The Runaways
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men Season 7, Ep. 5 – “The Runaways.” “You know what will make you feel better? Drugs.” — Amy What a strange little episode. If I had to pinpoint an overall theme for this episode, and since I’m writing a review I suppose I should,... Read more »

Mad Men Review: The Monolith

Mad Men Review: The Monolith
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men Season 7, Ep. 4 – “The Monolith.”  “These people are lost and on drugs and they have venereal diseases. And its not for you.” — Mona The road to change is hardly ever a straight one. Yes, Don has made definite steps towards righting... Read more »

Mad Men Review: Field Trip

Mad Men Review: Field Trip
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men Season 7, Ep. 3 – “Field Trip.” “Are you aware your self-pity is distasteful?” — Jim Cutler In the past seven seasons we’ve seen a lot of different Dons. We’ve seen Flailing Don, Succeeding Don and Appearing to Succeed while Actually Flailing Don, but... Read more »
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Mad Men Review: A Day's Work

Mad Men Review: A Day's Work
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men Season 7, Ep. 2 – “ A Day’s Work.” “Keep pretending. That’s your job.” – Dawn It was Valentine’s Day on Mad Men, but unsurprisingly no one was feeling the love. At least not in the way they might have expected. After leaning last... Read more »

Mad Men Review: Time Zones

Mad Men Review: Time Zones
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men Season 7, Ep. 1 – “Time Zones.” “There’s a nice way to say that. And there’s the way you just said it.” — Freddy Rumsen And so the end has begun. Mad Men has always had the overbearing sense of the inevitable. That with... Read more »

Mad Men Recap: Freedom Rings in the Season Six Finale, "In Care Of"

Mad Men Recap: Freedom Rings in the Season Six Finale, "In Care Of"
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen the Season Six finale of Mad Men – “In Care Of”. “You’re free of everything.” – Trudy “It’s not the way I wanted it.” – Pete And isn’t that always the case? The past 12 episodes have found these characters embroiled in some pretty difficult situations,... Read more »
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Mad Men Recap: Little Mercy is Actually Shown in "The Quality of Mercy"

Mad Men Recap: Little Mercy is Actually Shown in "The Quality of Mercy"
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men, Season 6, Ep. 12 – “The Quality of Mercy”. “I’ve never seen anything like this before.” – Duck “I have.” – Pete Well, it seems the mystery of Bob Benson wasn’t completely solved last week. The perky go getter with the weakness for widow’s... Read more »

Mad Men Recap: The City Gets Even Dirtier in "Favors"

Mad Men Recap: The City Gets Even Dirtier in "Favors"
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men Season 6, Ep. 11 – “Favors”. Last season Sally learned the hard way that the city is a dirty place, but like every other character on Mad Men she is destined to keep coming back and learning that lesson over and over again in... Read more »

Mad Men Recap: "A Tale of Two Cities

Mad Men Recap: "A Tale of Two Cities
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men Season 6, Ep. 10 – “A Tale of Two Cities”. It’s hard to argue that a show whose opening credits feature a man falling out a window doesn’t rely heavily on death as a narrative. There have been significant deaths almost every season and... Read more »
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Mad Men Recap: Trying to Choose "The Better Half"

Mad Men Recap: Trying to Choose "The Better Half"
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen Mad Men Season 6, Ep. 9 – “The Better Half”. “I guess we’re all a little bit out of context right now.” – Roger Sterling To be wanted. It answers the most base need of humanity and it feels damn good, but as the characters of... Read more »