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Aug 192016

The Daily Mail makes much of the fact that Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt appear to be sharing custody of their dog.

Kiernan Shipka (Sally Draper of Mad Men) on feminism and fashion.

Spoof new television show:  “Where’s the Hamm?”

A lovely essay about Elisabeth Moss’s new movie, The Bleeder.

Sam Page, the vile Dr. Greg Harris on Mad Men, has a new role.

The Christina Hendricks film, Neon Demon, is now out on DVD and Blu-ray.

The former model who sued Mad Men has passed away.

Mad Men writer Robin Veith gives master class at Sarajevo festival.

Interesting article on how to write a pilot, with several references to Mad Men as the model.

Ha!  Aaron Staton is in a new BBC drama, but this headline calls him “Mad Men’s Ken Campbell”

Revolver is the best Beatles album with input from Don Draper.

The Season 4 teaser for Masters of Sex is here!

Camryn Manheim joins the cast of Masters of Sex for Season 4.

Masters of Sex also comes up in a discussion of awful behind-the-scenes truths about sex scenes.

This article on TV’s anti-heroes focuses on Bob Odenkirk of Better Call Saul.

Apparently serious television journalism involves counting “f-bombs” on The Walking Dead.

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  1. re; F-bombs: I never heard the word used until I was a young bride with a spouse in the Army. It doesn’t bother me now and I sometimes say it myself. It’s just a word.

    BUT I’m so tired of repeated f–f–f– on tv and movies. Ray Donovan has a compelling story and characters, but nearly every line includes “the f-word.” It gets boring and silly.

    Are writers so unimaginative that they can’t find other words in the English language to emphasize a point?

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