Basket of News, June 15-21, 2013

 Posted by on June 21, 2013 at 9:00 am  Media-Web-News
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Gothamist unpacks “The Quality of Mercy,” from Nixon’s campaign ads to Ferrara’s cookies. Vanity Fair has a story on Miss Porter’s School.

Vulture has your key GIFs from “The Quality of Mercy.”

Elisabeth Moss, Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Jessica Pare and Kiernan Shipka got together with Matthew Weiner to talk Mad Men before the nonprofit Women in Film awards. [This may be my pick to click this week -K]

Peggy Olson drafted the press release announcing SC&P’s new logo and brand.

The Atlantic Wire speculates about this Sunday’s finale.

Kiernan Shipka talks to Vulture about Sally Draper’s latest traumas and life after Mad Men.

Vincent Kartheiser talks Pete Campbell with Vulture and Women’s Wear Daily. (via Polly Draper)

Kevin Rahm talks to the Associated Press about his original aspirations, Jon Hamm, Ted Chaough and Peggy Olson.

James Wolk talks Bob Benson with Rolling Stone, while Slate has a new and awesome theory about Bob.

Rich Sommer talks to AMC about Harry Crane’s California look and staying ahead of the curve.

Harry Hamlin does a video chat at GoldDerby.

Jon Hamm talks to The Sporting News about the Million Dollar Arm and St. Louis Cardinals.

Bryan Batt talks about his new solo cabaret show (and a little Sal Romano) at the HuffPost.

Vanity Fair mulls five Mad Men spinoff ideas.

Could Megan Draper be cheating on Don?

Bryan Cranston did an “Ask Me Anything” at Reddit.

Keith Huff, who won a Writer’s Guild Award for Mad Men, wrote for the first season of House of Cards and is currently working on a new SyFy show called Helix with executive producer Ron Moore of Battlestar Galactica fame, talks to RedEye Chicago.

Vulture has “The 10 Best Oral-Sex-Face GIFs of the 2012–13 Television Season.”

Basket of News is compiled by Deborah and Karl — and Basketcases like you.


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