Content Tagged ‘Matthew Weiner’

Ode to joy

October 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

How Mad Men became a soap opera

May 2, 2012 | 12 Comments

What’s been interesting to me this season about AMC’s hit series Mad Men is how dead in a classically dramatic sense it seems, how spent its narrative arc. Yet it remains addictive for those who got hooked on its characters. So I watch, but I wonder about the show with morbid professional curiosity. How long and how far can a Pan American jetliner that’s lost its engines glide? Maybe this is just me. Maybe Mad Men is doing something risky, …

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