“The Americans is a show about human personality as a cruel performance, even with the people we claim to love.”
The Daily Telegraph has some fun with Jon Hamm’s lovable mug! Looking terrible? Impossible! (well,almost!)
This is a really interesting article about the team that designed MM’s opening “falling man” title sequence.
Harvard Business Review article germane to Dons Hershey meeting, and the news from Washington today
Brilliant video essay on how Season 6 depicted the bloodiest year of the Vietnam War, from Slate.
Article in The Atlantic discussing viewer non-reaction to the flashback of Don being sexually assaulted by a prostitute.
Her kid brother may be the more recognizable name to some, but long before “Mad Men” turned Matt Weiner into a Hollywood MVP, Allison Hope Weiner was already at the top of her game. Of course, like any family, they do share some common traits. Both caught their first big breaks with a TV sitcom; a writing gig on The Naked Truth for him, a role as a paid extra on Seinfeld for her (not that there’s anything wrong with that).
The current Mad Men season may be drawing to a close but that hasn’t stopped the conspiracy theorists from, well, theorizing. From the impending death of Megan Draper to Peggy discovering Bob Benson’s role in the Kennedy Assassination, someone thinks they’ve got it all figured out.
The Globe and Mail lists Don Draper as one of the five worst TV fathers of all time.
Janie Byrant confirms that Megan’s shirt in the final scene is the same as Sharon Tate’s.