We’re pretty proud that New York Magazine picked up our article on Don Draper dolls.
The Sydney Morning Herald profiles Matt Weiner.
The New York Post lists Mad Men under “TV we’re thankful for.”
Tom & Lorenzo interview Deborah Lacey (Carla), who reveals some remarkable real-life inspiration. It’s an outstanding interview.
Speaking of outstanding interviews, check out Alison Brie and Donald Glover via Pop Matters. Alison should come over to the Lipp house, she sounds like one of us.
A visit with Kansas City’s “real Mad Men.”
The Star Tribune includes Mad Men on its list of DVD gift recommendations. Ah, here come the holidays.
Abigail Spencer (Suzanne Farrell) appeared as a suspect on Monday’s episode of Castle.
“Stealth branding” on Mad Men.
Lionsgate Music, which “is involved with” Mad Men’s music, has signed a multi-year deal with Cherry Lane Music Publishing.
An Arizona boutique shows you how to sport the Mad Men look.
Rich Sommer talks Mad Men and board games with TV Guide.
PopEater lists “Hollywood’s Most Riveting Redheads.” Guess who gets first mention?
Film.com reviews the Criterion Collection of “The Golden Age of Television,” which includes Rod Serling’s Patterns; described in the review as “Mad Men before its time.” In fact, Matt Weiner talked about Patterns — and Serling’s influence generally — in his interview on TV Time Machine.
Mad Men withdrawal is blogged at Psychology Today.
Separated at Birth: Jon Hamm… and Fabio?
Jon also appears in People’s 100 Sexiest Men video: Blink & you’ll miss him.
The Boston Globe handicaps Emmy odds for Jon Hamm, John Slattery, and January Jones.
AdWeek essays the classic DDB Volkswagen campaign.
Celia Rivenbark is in awe of Betty Draper’s parenting… sort of.
It’s like comparing and contrasting North By Northwest with Dr. No. The films are only three years apart — with North By Northwest in 1959 and Dr. No in 1962 — but they have a very different feel. North By Northwest, which clearly influenced the show, is definitely of the ’50s, refined and rather mannered. Dr. No is definitely of the ’60s, rawer and more sexual and violent.
The philosophy of games and creative collaboration, using Mad Men as an example.