Colin Hanks has a new show. Which is getting good reviews but I totally forgot to watch the premiere.
Here’s an interesting item: This forthcoming book is described in the headline as “Mad Men memoir,” and the article lede describes it as “the cult memoir which inspired the Emmy-winning drama “Mad Men”.” Except I’ve never heard of it, and honestly, I read everything about Mad Men, so I kind of feel like that “which inspired” bit is a little creative editing.
AMC is letting viewers vote on Mad Men episodes to run during a forthcoming marathon.
Maxim magazine “readers” demand a recount after Christina Hendricks was left off the mag’s 2010 Hot 100 List. January Jones was also robbed checks in at No. 33, [Peyton List is No. 66 and] Alison Brie is Agent 99 [Now corrected, I note that placing Christina above No. 1 would complete the proper sequence –K].
Speaking of Alison Brie, Nerve excerpts her hilarious story from a book titled Worst Laid Plans: When Bad Sex Happens to Good People. Given the title, you should not need a content warning, but consider it given.
Matt Weiner is hosting a showing of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as part of a classic film series organized by the Los Angeles Conservancy.
Jon Hamm gives Collider some long answers about Shrek Forever After and some very short ones about Mad Men. Well played. In other interviews on that Shrek thing, he also mentions the Mad Men Barbies (h/t Basketcase seagirl), and loves how easy the movie was to do.
Seagirl also pointed out that Hamm cuddles makeup artists.
The Washington Post has posted the transcript from their live chat with Bryan Batt.
The Chicago Tribune’s Maureen Ryan compares the penultimate episode of Lost to Mad Men. Mo Ryan is, of course, a long-time friend of the Basket.
Mad Men is favored to win the BAFTA International.
Vincent Kartheiser did a photo- and videoshoot for Tyler Shields.
An interesting article on how a TV show gets green-lighted.
Speaking of new TV shows, AMC has ordered a period Western. Yum!
Michael Weatherly yells at Mad Men while watching.
Mad News compiled by Deborah and Karl.