What’ll I Do?

 Posted by on May 26, 2015 at 8:50 am  Characters, Mad Men, Slideshow  8 Responses »
May 262015
 

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The first scene in Mad Men that made me laugh featured Betty Draper. It surprised me — she surprised me. She always does. As well as I think I know Betty Draper Francis, she never does exactly what I think she will. I think she even surprises herself.

What would you do if you were me? Would you love you? – Betty Draper

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May 212015
 

B. Cooper and I were lucky enough to attend the event at the New York Public Library where Matt discussed Mad Men in its entirety, and of course the season finale. It is the one and only interview he’s giving. (For now. He’ll speak with us down the road.)

We will be giving you our notes, thoughts, and impressions, but for now, let’s just be clear–a) Don wrote the ad, b) Don wrote the ad as a result of being genuinely and deeply moved. Matt talks about how our relationship with advertising is ambiguous, but let’s put to bed this notion that Don sat on a mountain, had a Coke and a smile, and took the money and ran.

Here’s the livestream.

Big daddies B. Cooper and M. Weiner

Big daddies B. Cooper and M. Weiner

Matt and Roberta

Matt and Roberta

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