Topic: Elisabeth Moss

Mad Men Sympathy Rankings: The Final Verdict

Mad Men Sympathy Rankings: The Final Verdict

Wow, what a show. This definitely wasn’t my favorite season of Mad Men, but last night’s season 6 finale was pretty fantastic. It had me tearing up more than once and not really knowing why, and more than anything it made me think. A LOT. Which is nothing new for that show, it’s just that this week’s episode got me thinking a particularly large amount. Part of that thinking involved putting together my final sympathy rankings of the season. More »

Mad Men Sympathy Rankings: Poor Sally Draper

Mad Men Sympathy Rankings: Poor Sally Draper

I’ve been waiting all season for a good Sally Draper episode of Mad Men. I finally got it last night, but as usual things weren’t looking up for poor Sally. This girl just cannot catch a break, can she? How many things will she witness before 1970? I went into this episode looking for death clues left and right, but I forgot all about those conspiracy theories during the second half hour. More »

Mad Men Sympathy Rankings: Joan And Peggy For President

Mad Men Sympathy Rankings: Joan And Peggy For President

This week’s episode of Mad Men certainly wasn’t short on “What in the name of the ’60s is going on?” moments, mostly (as per usual) involving Don and his gradual downward spiral. We’ll get to all that, but the part of the episode that stood out to me was the storyline involving Joan and Peggy and Avon. I love their interactions in general, and it brought up some challenging questions about feminism and women in the workforce, as well as playing with our sympathy, which is what we’re here to talk about. More »

Interview: Mad Men‘s Kit Williamson Spills Behind-The-Scenes Stories

Interview: Mad Men's Kit Williamson Spills Behind-The-Scenes Stories

The recent agency merger on Mad Men did more than just reunite Peggy Olson and Don Draper. It also brought a couple of new copywriters into the mix at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. One of those copywriters is the bespectacled Ed Gifford. While we’re still waiting for Ed to reveal his secrets, the actor who plays him, Kit Williamson, had his own on-set scoop to share when I talked to him. More »