Media research companies reveal that Mad Men is tops among all TV shows when it comes to the emotional involvement of its audience. [You. Don’t. Say. -K]
Christina Hendricks has been inundated with movie offers over the past few months — but has turned most of them down because they require her to go nude.
Elisabeth Moss talks about “The Suitcase” and Season 4 generally with TV Squad.
Jon Hamm will threepeat as host of SNL. Until then, we have him on the Today show… and on HitFix, giving a shout out to Alan Sepinwall while promoting The Town. Plus, from the Basketcases who stock our sidebar, yet more Hamm, talking to Dennis Miller and Vanity Fair.
Jon Hamm also wants to tell you about how great it was to act with Elisabeth Moss on “The Suitcase.” What he doesn’t really want to do is direct — or compare The Town director Ben Affleck to Matt Weiner. But does he want to be Superman in a movie directed by Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight, Inception)? Apparently not.
However, Christina Hendricks will voice Lois Lane for the animated All-Star Superman.
The New York Times has a Bloggingheads excerpt with Ben Zimmer and John McWhorter talking Mad Men language and anachronisms. [A treasure! –D]
The Fug Girls grilled Alison Brie about the show during Fashion Week in NYC (where she later posed as the Statue of Liberty). Meanwhile, Ms. Brie tweeted photos of eating a cricket (1, 2, 3), along with a review. She also talks to EW’s PopWatch about Community.
Janie Bryant launched her mid-century fashion line on QVC this week.
January Jones judged Project Runway… and critics judged her, too.
Randee Heller has online Blankenship buzz, according to Yahoo!
Michael Gladis reportedly signed up to appear in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Bryan Batt talks Broadway and Mad Men with The Frisky.
Rich Sommer was among a galaxy of stars that came out for Kitten Rescue. Kitteh!
Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss and John Slattery are headed to Cannes for MIPCOM 2010, which looks to be a big industry shindig.
At the Palm Beach Post, a note about Don’s swimming and John Cheever.
Andre and Maria Jacquemetton will write Versailles, a 12-episode mini-series about the French court of the same name.
Don Draper inspired Timothy Dean Martin to blog about his CLIO Award. (h/t Basketcase Mark.)
The Economist argues that fun at work has become fake since the days of SCDP.
At the HuffPo, Tom Matlack writes about Dads Like Don Draper.
The California Literary Review surveys the complexity of womanhood in Mad Men.
The Legal Intelligencer uses the show to make a point about firms identifying future stars and clients.
Eater takes us to Barbetta with Don and Bethany.
Mad News is compiled by Deborah and Karl.