Matthew Weiner is part of a showrunners’ roundtable at GQ.
Slate also has Tom and Lorenzo commenting on the costuming of “The Christmas Waltz.”
Gothamist surveys the cultural references in “The Christmas Waltz,” as well as analyzing the episode’s titular tune.
Drunk Don Draper, in a gif.
The WSJ’s Jonathan Welsh is not a Mad Men fan, but he can tell you about what the Jaguar E-Type coupe meant to the Sixties. The NYT’s Wheels blog has the backstory of the car’s appearance on the show.
Marty Lodge is on the next episode of Mad Men. [And it’s a bit spoilery, but Deborah sent it to me, so it’s apparently within site policy. -K]
Gawker claims Michael Ginsberg is the new hero of Mad Men. [Of course, part of the genius of the show is that this claim is undercut by last week’s episode. -K]
Film School Rejects considers the way Mad Men addresses (or doesn’t address) the large and small events of the Sixties.
Variety’s Jon Weisman considers TV’s trend toward “Where are they going with this?” moments, including the return of Paul Kinsey.
Alison Brie has a new man in her life. [As Trudy Campbell would say, “Good for you!” -K]
At the HuffPo, a look at Mad Men set decorator Claudia Didul’s use of photographer and painter Lisa Gizara’s work in Roger Sterling’s office. [And here I thought Jane had decorated! -K]
Sunset Gun thinks MM could use the swagger Patrick Warburton brought to The Woman Chaser. [Neither the author nor the commenters seems to be aware that Warburton is currently starring in the CBS sitcom Rules Of Engagement. Not that I blame them. -K]
McClatchy reviews The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Sixties Cookbook.
At the HuffPo, writer David Leddick writes about being gay in the world of Mad Men.
AdAge is aggregating its Mad Men coverage.
Betty Draper turns up in The Week’s coverage of a Gallup poll showing stay-at-home moms are more likely to report feeling sad and angry than working moms.
Basket of News is compiled by Deborah and Karl — and Basketcases contributing in the sidebar.