Basketcase robert linked us up with Stephen Colbert interviewing Gail Collins about her new book, which addresses the progress of the women’s movement from 1960. Mad Men is referenced around the 3.22 mark, but watch the whole thing.
From Basketcase BroncoRoger: A Mad Men guide to New York City.
The Frisky argues for Betty Draper as Mother of the Year. (via Basketcase Dahlhalla, who notes the piece avoids Betty’s questionable cooking skills.)
TV.com is doing a He Said/She Said about Mad Men.
iVillage offers a Mad Man/Woman guide to life.
The Wall Street Journal has an awesome article on how Conrad Hilton came to be a Mad Men character, and gives a lot of background on his life.
TV Guide is having a contest for media planners and buyers. The prize will include dinner with an undisclosed Mad Men cast member.
I thought Mad Men was already On Demand, but I guess this is an expansion.
Bryan Batt hosted the Macy’s Passport fashion show.
There is a particular kind of essay about Mad Men that goes something like this: Liberals love Mad Men because we are so much better than those sexist smoking homophobes, but those liberals are wrong because we were all so much better than. If you like that sort of thing, this Harry Stein essay will knock your socks off. Basketcase Rondi Adamson writes in a similar vein; finding the show “we’re better than that now” smug, which to me misses the point. But she’s way better at this sort of essay than Stein.
January Jones hosts SNL on November 14.
Apparently Rich Sommers Law & Order episode is November 6, although this preview doesn’t feature him.
Ellen Goodman invokes Mad Men in a column on feminism and happiness.
AOL Television lists “7 Reasons We Still Want to Be Don Draper.”
Alison Brie also answers “The Complex 7.”
Speaking of the Star, columnist Richard Ouzounian loves Mad Men and reminisces about being a teen in those days.
Crain’s reports on a Digitas Mad Men-themed season premiere party. 12 weeks after the premiere. Whatever.
Canadians have Mad Men options.
Video: Richard Jay-Alexander interviews Bryan Batt.
This article on Mad Men style covers men’s shoes and hair. Neat.
Elle Dee points us to her Mad Men Haiku series.
Footnotes of Mad Men is linked in our sidebar, so it’s not like I feel the need to link to every individual post. But these side-by-side photos are worth a special mention. Whoa.
TV is full of men who have “manchild” syndrome, including, the author says, Don Draper.
Here are some recipes for a Mad Men viewing party that don’t taste like canned soup or pigs-in-a-blanket. Y’know, authentic but not too authentic.
The District interviews someone who really was married on November 23, 1963.