SC takeover But, Draper had no contract Chauncey, where are you?
Our warmest Basket of Kisses congratulations to Jon Hamm for this richly-deserved acknowledgment of his talents. Thank you Jon, for all you do.
Don got a Clio None for 7: “Oh, Birdie.” Finally, Emmy?
One of my all-time favorite movie scenes about the business world is Alec Baldwin’s “coffee’s for closers” speech from Glengarry Glen Ross. During his tirade directed at a captive audience of disenchanted salesmen, Baldwin points to a chalkboard with the acronym “AIDA” (attention, interest, desire, action) written across it. The AIDA concept can be found […]
Another strong, if flawed, episode of Masters of Sex. Through a Glass, Darkly, has everything that makes Masters of Sex a great show, and also much of what makes the audience suffer with frustration about how much better it can be. Showtime doesn’t advertise this show right. AMC would be all, “Only two episodes left […]
Illustrated above, AMC has issued key art for Season 6 of The Walking Dead. In addition, three Alexandria residents, including the marvelous Tovah Feldshuh, have been promoted to series regulars. Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt have ended their 18 year relationship. Although it’s fun to joke about a handsome man being newly single, Basket of […]
Hell on Wheels Episode 5.07: False Prophets, sets itself a number of challenges. For those who know the history, things like the eventual terminus of the Transcontinental Railroad, which railroad reached Ogden first, and the life and death of Brigham Young are already known, yet the show must still make the playing out of this history […]
I can’t commit to recapping Fear the Walking Dead, not with Hell on Wheels and Masters of Sex the same weekend. Too much recapping. Unless a Basketcase* is interested in writing this show, we’ll just be checking in with it periodically, and give briefer impressions than you’d expect from a full recap. But there will […]
You guys! We’ve hinted at this to-die-for Mad Men news here and there, but now it’s all official-like, and we are so excited about this we could plotz. Available now for pre-order, with a release date of November 10th, is Mad Men Carousel: The Complete Critical Companion by Matt Zoller Seitz. With a whole lot […]