Jessica Paré did this week’s Q&A at AMC. She also spoke to NY mag’s Vulture (the first of many to do so, as you’ll see), Fancast, ABC News and the Wall Street Journal. [Was that last one set up by Cooper? -K]
Matthew Weiner talked to Vulture about “Tomorrowland” and motherhood on the show. He also spoke to TV Guide. The Atlantic’s Eleanor Barkhorn has related thoughts on Joan’s non-abortion. At the New York Times, Ross Douthat mines the Vulture pieces for an essay on Mad Men vs. Domesticity.
Rich Sommer talked to Vulture about Crane. [Sorry, couldn't help myself. -K]
You know who else talked to Vulture? Christopher Stanley, that’s who.
Sam Page talked to the New York Post about the finale, Greg, and the impact Mad Men has had on his career.
Robert Morse will be the guest on the Kevin Pollak Chat Show this Sunday, to service your Mad Men withdrawal.
Meredith Blake of the L.A. Times watched the finale with Matthew Weiner, Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks and Cara Buono at the 21 Club.
The aforementioned Mad Women get imaginary internal dialogue from Go Fug Yourself.
Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss do about 15 minutes with WorldScreen, apparently recorded during their recent foreign promo jaunt. [Some nuggets of new info tucked in there. -K]
L.A. Times music critic Ann Powers essays Mad Men and Sonny & Cher.
ABC News asked psychologists about Don’s proposal.
January Jones is starring opposite Liam Neeson in the new thriller Unknown. Trailer at the link.
Two-time SAG Award-winning actor Kiernan Shipka joins the cast of the Hallmark Channel Original Movie Smooch.
Jared Harris had to bow out of the movie version of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy to take that gig as Prof. Moriarty in the Sherlock Holmes sequel.
Janie Bryant has launched her debut line of nail lacquers for beauty company Nailtini. She also has a book imminent (Rich Sommer displays it for you). Ms. B further talks to Stuff (NZ) about fashion inspirations for the show, and is profiled by Amahzing.
Michael Gladis talked about the challenges of his guest shot on Law & Order: SVU.
At the HuffPo, Diane Winston asks, “Did Mad Men Get Religion?”
Vanity Fair investigates which band Megan might have seen at the Whisky a Go-Go.
Kratocasnik takes a run at the SCDP floor plan.
Fortune reviews the brands of Season 4.
The Chronicle of Higher Education breaks down the Peggy-Joan conversation in “Tomorrowland.”
TV Squad lists the 10 most meaningful lines of the season.
At the New York Times, Letty Cottin Pogrebin — author of How to Make It in a Man’s World and co-founder of the National Women’s Political Caucus — talks about “Tomorrowland.”
Reason has a review of a new book on Albert Lasker, the original Mad Man.
Congrats to Jon Hamm — he’s now famous enough to be the subject of a ridiculous story in the National Enquirer! [Linked only because the story and picture are truly funny. -K]
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