The Mad Men Season 7 premiere is just days away… did you see Deborah’s spoiler-free review?
Diane Sawyer went behind the scenes at SC&P with Matthew Weiner & Co. Matt also talked to CBS, and at length to Rolling Stone about where the show’s been and where it’s going: “I always kind of see the world as being Sally Draper’s story in a strange way…”
The Game of Thrones Season 4 premiere was HBO’s most watched telecast since the 2007 series finale of The Sopranos.
Here’s Jon Hamm on a dating show from 1996: Oh. My.
Christina Hendricks visited Conan O’Brien; the highlights include bits on Mad Men, Game of Thrones, and her hair color, but if you want to watch Conan gush about how beautiful Christina is–and that’s pretty funny in its own right–you can watch the whole episode.
Kiernan Shipka talks to Vanity Fair about growing up on camera, her style inspirations, and her favorite Sally moment. She also talks to the Chicago Tribune about finally watching the non-Sally parts of the show.
Kevin Rahm and his wife Amy Lonkar Rahm are expecting their first child, a baby girl.
Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss talked to E! Online about the beginning of the end.
Jared Harris tells The Independent he still watches MM and goes to the Christmas parties. [Once you go conga… -K]
John Slattery talks to Entertainment Weekly about God’s Pocket.
Robert Morse hoists his lifetime achievement award at the Palm Beach International Film Festival.
Go Creative did a podcast with Christopher Manley, ACS Director of Photography (and occasional director) for Mad Men.
Janie Bryant is featured at the Daily Mail, with promo and event pics featuring her and the MM cast.
The Wire has a whole Department of Mad Men. Explore.
Breaking Bad, House of Cards and The Returned are competing in the international category at this year’s Arqiva British Academy Television Awards.
At Slate, Anne Helen Petersen writes about her college course on Mad Men. (via ruthie)
Mashable has Peggy Olson’s Guide to Leaning In.
Andrew Lincoln talks to THR about what it’s like to bite into a neck for The Walking Dead.
What Culture looks at 10 moments The Walking Dead departed from the comic series…and was better for it.
Breaking Bad and Mad Men turn up in the opening of the fictional “Box Sets” at The New Yorker.
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