Topic: Mad Men

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 »

We Don’t Know How Mad Men Will End Tonight, But We Do Know How The Entire Series WON’T End

We Don't Know How Mad Men Will End Tonight, But We Do Know How The Entire Series WON'T End

Mad Men is a great television show for many reasons, but my favorite one is that it makes you think.  Plain and simple.  Sometimes a little too much, especially if it has turned you into a conspiracy theorist, but I love reading everyone’s theories just the same.  One popular notion of how the series will end after season 7 next year is that Don will end up falling out of a skyscraper window as a literal interpretation of the intro. More »

Mad Men Sympathy Rankings: The Curious Case Of Bob Benson

Mad Men Sympathy Rankings: The Curious Case Of Bob Benson

What an episode! Last night’s Mad Men on AMC had compelling storylines and complex character development coming at us from every angle, and I loved it. Of course the thing everyone’s talking about this morning is the fact that Bob Benson’s identity has finally been explained. Well, sort of. He’s still a bit of a mystery, but he’s a less mysterious mystery, so thanks for that, Mad Men! More »