Burning questions for S4 from the Washington Post.
Modernize your Mad Men fashion.
This might be worth saving for the archives: A map of all the bars visited in Mad Men.
Ten fictional businesses I wish were real mentions Mad Men in an unexpected way.
TV Guide’s weird TV of the week includes weird questions asked of Christina Hendricks. Christina answers more normal questions OntheRedCarpet. The HuffPo has video of an KTLA news host reduced to incoherence at the thought of Christina taking a bath. And she is declared an “absolutely fabulous” physical role model for girls by Lynne Featherstone, Britain’s new Equalities Minister.
Nerve compiles the best advice we’ve ever gotten from Joan.
Chris March (of Project Runway fame) didn’t love Public Relations. [I totally disagree, yet I still love him.–D]
Joe Bua, TV Junkie, is sort of crazy in love with Public Relations, and also with Basket of Kisses. The feeling is moooo-chual, dahling.
Slant Magazine’s recap notes the interplay between what’s changed and what’s stayed the same for Season Four.
Pandagon’s Amanda Marcotte (with a tip to Ta-Nehisi Coates and his commenters) hits on a theme in Public Relations—feigning conflict to get attention.
The New Republic joins the list of outlets recapping Mad Men weekly.
Rachel Zoe wants to style Mad Men.
Janie Bryant talks about the fashion of 1964 with the San Francisco Chronicle.
You can vote in the Gold Derby Emmy poll. Will Mad Men win again?
Hot.Tech likes watching Mad Men on the iPad.
What was on TV in 1964?
Here’s an interesting one: Betty’s Junior League versus the Junior League today.
Crain’s New York interviews Elisabeth Moss.
The Wall Street Journal surveys “real Mad Men.” They also The host an online conversation about Mad Men. Speaking of the WSJ, Put This On imagines the illustration that accompanied their interview with Don Draper.
The LA Times interviews Kiernan Shipka.
Matt Weiner talks to Fresh Air’s Terry Gross about the show’s return.
Flavorwire hosts a Definitive Reading List.
Dyna Moe is publishing Mad Men: The Illustrated World—the first official MM book.
Phil Abraham talks to AMC about directing season premieres and John Slattery directing episode 4.04.
New York Magazine interviews John Slattery.
Jon Hamm is the cover story for Parade magazine:
I realize how talented our hair and wardrobe people are every time I have to get dressed on my own.
The New Yorker imagines Postmodern Men.
The Hartford Pop Culture Examiner reports on the Griswold Inn (Betty and Henry’s getaway destination).
The Baltimore Sun notes skyrocketing demand for vintage fashion.
The NYTimes introduces Mad Men’s new lead-in, Rubicon. The Chicago Sun-Times likes it. So does the Dallas Morning News. [And a bunch of others—we can’t link them all. I think consensus is building –D]
The Ottawa Citizen asks, “Can you drink like one of the Mad Men?”
Best Week Ever is very funny about loving Public Relations.
The Harvard Business Review uses Mad Men as an example of the right kind of creative innovation.
The Winnipeg Free Press notes SCDP’s sloppier design.
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