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A Last Word on Mad Men

I began to get worried at about 10:58. Realizing there wasn’t much time left in the series, I wondered how Matthew Weiner would be able to conclude¬†Mad Men in a way that made sense and was true to the characters … Continue reading

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At the End, What Do We Make of Mad Men?

The “Mount Rushmore of ________” is a tired construct at this point, but still serves a decent enough purpose: Trying to winnow down a presumably deep category to its four best examples can be a worthwhile exercise. When I think … Continue reading

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What to Make of Mad Men’s Fifth Season

Mad Men concluded its fifth season last night with an episode that seemed to revert the story—or at least Don’s story—to its factory settings. ¬†Nothing’s for sure thanks to the semi-cliffhanger ending, but we at least got a hint that … Continue reading

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