Mad Fan asks what it would be like if you just showed up to the office and started acting like a character from your favorite TV show.
Grad Men: Creative Circus really wants Jon Hamm to speak at their graduation.
Jon Hamm’s cameo character on The Simpsons can now be seen online.
GFY suggests that for Elisabeth Moss, dressing well is the best revenge.
Elisabeth Moss is also starring in A Buddy Story, with Orthodox Jewish filmmaker Marc Erlbaum. The movie is said to promote “tikkun olam,” the Jewish value of repairing the world. [Also a subject raised in passing in Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist -K]
January Jones is appearing in a campaign for Versace in 2011.
Christina Hendricks gamely goes along with the standard questions from The Telegraph. [The bit about Taye Diggs was news to me -K] She is also one of Who’s Sexiest People for 2010. Also, she reportedly would be welcome as a judge on the next season of America’s Next Top Model.
Chicago Sun-Times critic Jim Emerson (and at least one other film critic) would rank epsiodes of Mad Men on their 2010 ten-best lists, if they could. Emerson also posted a video essay on Season 4, titled “The Ladies and the Boxes.”
At Salon, Matt Zoller Seitz writes that “AMC isn’t the new HBO just yet. But it’s getting there.”
AMC has picked up a reality show, following boxing trainer Freddie Roach as he struggles with Parkinson’s disease.
Empire has opened its Mad Men Poster Mash-Up Gallery.
Retro to Go notes Betty and Joan paper dolls are selling in the UK.
At the HuffPo, Natalie Bencivenga asks whether Mad Men marry their mothers.
Does anyone else on TV drink as much as Don Draper?
California Republic Stationers is bringing back the Eberhard Faber Blackwing 602 pencil, which has appeared on the show.
Kanye West is ready for dinner with Ken Cosgrove.
Mad News is compiled by Deborah and Karl — and Basketcases contributing in the sidebar.