Basket of News, July 31, 2015

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Ellie Kemper talks about having Jon Hamm as a teacher in high school and having him guest star on her show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.

Elisabeth Moss stars in the indie movie Queen of Earth, which opens in August.

Moss will also return for Season 2 of Jane Campion’s acclaimed Top of the Lake.

John Slattery will co-star in Spotlight, about the investigation into the Boston Archdiocese and allegations of child abuse. He also appears in Wet Hot American Summer.

Homeland Season 4 will begin on October 4. Continue reading »


Basket of News, July 24, 2015

 Posted by on July 24, 2015 at 8:27 am  Media-Web-News  3 Responses »
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Jon Hamm will co-star with Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl, Die Another Day) in High Wire Act, an espionage thriller.

Kiernan Shipka is interviewed about her first post-Mad Men project, One & Two. The trailer is interesting, and Elisabeth Reaser plays her mom. (Thanks, Polly Draper!)

Quotes from happy Emmy nominees, including Mad Men‘s Matthew Weiner and Elisabeth Moss, and Homeland‘s Alex Gansa, plus many more (our shows and others).

Speaking of Emmys, Gordon Smith, justifiably nominated for the extraordinary Better Call Saul episode (Five-O) that also garnered Jonathan Banks (Mike) his nomination, is interviewed by Alan Sepinwall. Continue reading »

Basket of News, July 17, 2015

Basket of News, July 17, 2015

Jul 17, 2015

Lots of news this week! There were Emmy nominations! And also, Comic-Con. Hell on Wheels premieres tomorrow! In Season 5, we’ll spend time with the Chinese railroad workers for the first time–here’s the low down. Screen Crush has a sneak peak at the season. Jon Hamm pretends to be Bill Hader. It’s a little raunchy. […]

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Basket of News, July 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015

AMC released Fear the Walking Dead key art for Comic Con International: San Diego 2015. Fear the Walking Dead clips are also here and here and here. Jon Hamm on Access Hollywood discusses his poker face when an AH producer accurately guessed the Mad Men ending (hat tip to Polly Draper). Also, Jon Hamm talks about working in animation […]

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Basket of News: June 26, 2015

Jun 26, 2015

Variety has a great article about directors working on period dramas. The illustration is Jennifer Getzinger working on a Mad Men scene, and several of our other shows are mentioned. Three really fun Jon Hamm clips from Jimmy Kimmel, with bonus Lizzy Caplan! First, some baseball stuff because sports. Next, we revisit the gummy bears […]

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Basket of News, June 19, 2015

Jun 19, 2015

Do you want to see Jon Hamm feed gummy bears to Belle & Sebastian? Of course you do. If that doesn’t float your boat, Hamm also answers questions for The Wrap. When Hamm left Bonnarroo, he gave his wristband to a waitress. Because he’s awesome. Here’s a nice article on the Mad Men exhibit at […]

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Basket of News, June 12, 2015

Jun 12, 2015

Elisabeth Moss talks about filming the badass walk into McCann in The Milk & Honey Route, and the scene on the phone with Jon Hamm in Person to Person. January Jones got all weepy when she saw Person to Person. Four of the five shows featured in this article about costume designers’ favorites are Basket […]

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Basket of News, June 5, 2015

Jun 5, 2015

Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men wish list will keep us talking: Please join our Monday discussion group! The TCA Award nominations are out! 3 nominations for Mad Men, including program of the year; Basket show The Americans is also nominated in that category. Outstanding New Program recognition for Better Call Saul, and both Better Call Saul […]

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Basket of News: May 29, 2015

May 29, 2015

The Mad Men series finale was its most-watched episode. The Federalist reconsiders the politics of Mad Men. The Mad Men finale caused a huge spike in visitors to the Esalen website. An interesting, fairly negative analysis of Mad Men and Movement Feminism, while The Mary Sue takes the exact opposite stance. Mad Men doesn’t help sell […]

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Basket of News, May 16-22, 2015

Basket of News, May 16-22, 2015

May 22, 2015

Matthew Weiner spoke about the Mad Men season finale at the New York Public Library.  While we await a later sitdown with Roberta, you can read a summary on the NYPL event at The Hollywood Reporter, or watch it at Gothamist. Jon Hamm talked about the finale with the New York Times. Elisabeth Moss gave an exit interview to […]

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Basket of News, May 8-15, 2015

May 15, 2015

The final trailer. Kevin Rahm talked to Roberta; here’s Part One.  (He also talks to The Hollywood Reporter.) Matthew Weiner did exit interviews with the New York Times, and Maclean‘s.  Matt also returned to Nerdist for a terrific podcast, including his comparison of The Graduate to Blue Velvet. Janet Leahy, Lisa Albert, Erin Levy, Carly […]

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Tweet From Last Night

May 14, 2015

Thanks you guys. And remember, we’re not going anywhere. We’ll be right here, talking about Mad Men and its people (and lots of other stuff). "Here's your basket of kisses." And a writer was born. And a blog. @JoelMurray9of9 #MadMenMarathon #EndOfAnEra — Basket of Kisses (@LippSisters) May 14, 2015

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Tweets from Last Night: The Milk and Honey Route

May 11, 2015

OMG. OMG. OMG. Don Draper is going to give this place a very bad Yelp review. — pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) May 11, 2015 Come Monday 5/18, I’ll need a therapist to help me deal with the loss of #MadMen. Hope to find one named Jerry Fandango #Endofanera — Anne B (@abroshar) May 11, 2015 “Why was […]

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