Did you miss us?

 Posted by on April 23, 2014 at 9:10 pm  Lippsisters.com  No Responses »
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We kept getting slammed by outages as well as spambot attacks. Between seasons, we moved to a different hosting provider on a new server and that was supposed to solve the problem, but it didn’t. We’ve now moved to a bigger server with much more space, and we hope to never see those outage messages again!

WE MISSED YOU!

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Fun Links

 Posted by on April 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm  Lippsisters.com, Mad Men, Season 7  No Responses »
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I’ve been dropping fun links into our Twitter feed and (simultaneously) into the Beamly.com Mad Men TV Room. This is stuff that I compile every week to drop into our reference pages (Cultural References and Music, primarily). Since I’m finding the links anyway, I thought they’d be fun to share. Hope you enjoy them!

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Blog Note: Scandal/The Americans

Apr 19, 2014

Hey all. Anne B. is having some family stuff and won’t be able to deliver these recaps. Let’s all send good, supportive vibes to her so that everything turns out for the best. She’ll be back as soon as she’s able.

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Walking Dead Post Delay

Mar 16, 2014

So, I’ll be coming home from the airport during the episode tonight, so you’ll have your review a day late. But HEADCASES. Where are the comments? Make it worth my while, why dontcha?

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Jon Hamm Birthday Week: Outdoor Sex

Jon Hamm Birthday Week: Outdoor Sex

Mar 13, 2014

Jon Hamm on outdoor sex:In the era of TMZ, I don’t think outdoor sex is a particularly good idea. It’s one of those things that sound way better than they actually are. There’s something not sexy about all the twigs and bugs and sand. You end up with stuff in places you don’t want it. [...]

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Jon Hamm Birthday Week: Because we care.

Jon Hamm Birthday Week: Because we care.

Mar 12, 2014

Jon Hamm on looking all manly:I came in the Dawson’s Creek era; it was all about tiny guys who looked like teenagers, and I haven’t looked like a teenager ever. So I was, like, auditioning to be their dads. At 25. Basketcases, as you light your Jon Hamm Birthday Week candles with your families tonight, [...]

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Oooh, I'm so smart.

Oooh, I’m so smart.

Mar 11, 2014

I was looking at my original post about Mad Men Episode 6.04: To Have and to Hold, and found this: There’s also something in this episode about secrets getting out, which does not bode well for Don and Sylvia. Joan’s secret liaison with Herb Rennet is known to Harry. Ironically, Ken, who is so angry [...]

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Jon Hamm Birthday Week Continues

Jon Hamm Birthday Week Continues

Mar 11, 2014

Jon Hamm on playing the period: I certainly don’t know that world either. Neither does Matt; it’s a different time. But again, it’s not required to have lived through any of this to be affected by it. I think that, again, alienation or dissatisfaction or wondering where your place is in the world or in [...]

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It's Jon Hamm's Birthday!!!!!!

It’s Jon Hamm’s Birthday!!!!!!

Mar 10, 2014

And you know what that means…. Jon Hamm on why Basket of Kisses is awesomesauce: You know, it’s interesting, and we talked about this briefly when you visited, but I’ve been reading your site since its sort of foundation….and it’s really amazing that it is; sort of the depth that you guys go to and [...]

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Site Update News

Feb 23, 2014

So, last year we had a lot of brief outages. People were unable to comment or load pages for a second here, 5 seconds there, sometimes a minute or more. It was unacceptable. My webhost switched to new, better servers. Unfortunately, we had a lot of trouble with the switch, and access to the site [...]

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Mad Men Season 6 is BLOGGED, Baby!

Feb 13, 2014

In time for Season 7! The entire sixth season of Mad Men is fully documented. You have thirteen Mad Men Recaps, including careful attention to the dates on which each episode occurred, thirteen episodes worth of Quotations, every closing song and more in Music, and thirteen episodes of Cultural References. I am entirely proud of [...]

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Update on Basket of Kisses Technical Issues

Feb 11, 2014

Okay, so I’m sure you’re wondering. We’re in the process of moving to a more powerful server, to prevent the outages and slowdowns we’ve had in the past. However, moving to the new server has caused some database issues in WordPress. We take a backup, move to the new server, restore the backup, and discover [...]

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Walking Dead OOPS

Feb 9, 2014

I’m sure you’ve noticed we’re having technical problems. Well, I wrote a whole post (I lie, half a post) about this week’s wonderful Walking Dead episode and it’s gone. I can’t stay up all night recreating it. So, bear with us.

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