Matthew Weiner, in his first post-Mad Men project, will direct an episode of Orange is the New Black. Squee!
The Saturday Evening Post loves Mad Men Carousel, and links to Basket of Kisses. Thanks, Bob!
WGA (Writer’s Guild of America) award nominations are out, and they include Basket favorites Mad Men and Better Call Saul.
Kirkman promises lots of death when The Walking Dead returns. Yay?
We don’t feature a lot of fashion in Basket of News, but I couldn’t resist Mad Men‘s Teyonah Parris making a best-of-the-year list. So gorgeous.
This interview with Maggie Siff delves into her Mad Men audition.
Here’s video of Jon Hamm on Toast of London.
Another thing I rarely link here is listicles, but these Walking Dead easter eggs are really fun, and better than most.
Here’s a first look at the Downton Abbey Christmas special, as the series winds down.
In a fluffy bit of “news”, Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant co-hosts, with Christina Hendricks and Jessica Paré, a launch party for her friend’s jewelry line as brand news jewelry designers. I enjoy thinking of the three of them hosting a party.