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Music Publisher Jeff Waye: Synched Up to Industry Changes

Lisa Derrick | Posted 07.29.2015 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Ten years ago, the music industry suffered a major re-set -- or what those less optimistic termed a collapse.

Words of Wisdom: What 5 Women Said About Equality

Margaret Gardiner | Posted 07.28.2015 | Women
Margaret Gardiner

Feminism has become a dirty word. For many, it can alienate. For some it conjures up images of people demanding opportunities that they do not deserve. It's a complicated topic with which this generation of women struggle. Knowing they are capable, the suggestion that special treatment is required, mocks the very concept that women are trying to overcome. Judge each person on their ability.

Agents of Change: 5 Captivating Souls Generating Positive Change

Greg Archer | Posted 06.10.2015 | Good News
Greg Archer

Five years ago, Dennis officially launched his company with a bold intention: to help people feel better, and combat the fear and division in the world, mostly with the assistance of a big yellow badge boasting the phrase "this is a good sign."

Mad Men: Om Is Where the Heart Is

Maya Mathias | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment
Maya Mathias

Thank you Matthew Weiner, for creating a world that we could luxuriate in and learn from. And thank you for ending it on a largely optimistic note. These days, we need every ounce of hope we can get.

Maureen Ryan

What The 'Mad Men' Finale Can Teach Us About Enlightenment

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment

Two days after the “Mad Men” finale aired, what more is there to say? So many critics have weighed in with thoughtful and insightful essays; even ...

Why We're All So Mad for Mad Men

Steve Matoren | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

At AMC's grand finale screening in Los Angeles on Sunday evening, I witnessed some of the red carpet hullabaloo and general fan hysteria behind the award-winning series.

Mad Men's Finale (And Why Hippies Never Cook You an Enchilada)

Erica Ford | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Erica Ford

Shot of salt flats. Don is racing cars. His face is determined. And covered with lots and lots of sweat. But we'll get used to Don being coated in a sheen of sweat in this episode. Not sexy sweat. The sweat of alcohol, despair, and Utah.

The 'Mad Men' Finale: It's the Real (No)Thing

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Cahn

Certainly, on a superficial level, we can say that all of the major Mad Men characters journeyed forth through significant life changes. But as much as these characters gained scars and wisdom through their journeys, none of them actually changed over the course of a decade.

I Hate To See 'Mad Men' Go, But I Love To Watch It Leave

Leslie Bowman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Bowman

Mad Men has everything to do with Ferguson. It has relevance in congressional stalemates, with e-commerce. But perhaps the most perplexing result of the displacing plot techniques of Mad Men is the idea that the show isn't about men at all -- it's about American women.

Maureen Ryan

'Mad Men' Finale: What Was Awesome, What Was Frustrating And Why It's Hard To Let Go

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment

Do not read on unless you’ve seen “Person to Person,” the series finale of “Mad Men.” “People just come and go and no one says goodbye....

'Mad Men' and Memories We Didn't Know We Have

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 05.14.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

The trick of "Mad Men" is that we all watch it and see what's being done so utterly wrong by the characters. We judge them for the choices they make with the wisdom of 45 years of history and change that they could never have predicted.

Betty's Fate and the Birth of Feminism in 'Mad Men'

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.12.2015 | Entertainment
Melissa Miles McCarter

Now that Betty's story is literally ending, we see her going back to school -- but it is no coincidence that her efforts for self-fulfillment are going to be cut short.

Maureen Ryan

17 Things 'Mad Men' Should And Shouldn't Do Before It Ends

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.07.2015 | Entertainment

“Mad Men” ends forever May 17, and there are some things it’d be lovely to get from it before it goes. Now, let’s just acknowledge at the ...

What AMC's Series 'Mad Men' Taught Me About My Mother

Lara Lillibridge | Posted 06.28.2015 | Women
Lara Lillibridge

I have the freedoms and assumptions of equality only because my mother, and others like her, fought for them for me.

Maureen Ryan

'Mad Men' Turns Up The Heat As The End Nears

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.27.2015 | Entertainment

Don’t read on unless you’ve seen “Time & Life,” the eleventh episode of the final season of “Mad Men.” “This is the beginning of som...

Maureen Ryan

Was That The Weirdest 'Mad Men' Scene Yet?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment

Do not read on unless you've seen "The Forecast," the tenth episode of "Mad Men's" final season. You come to me for analysis of “Mad Men” that ...

Maureen Ryan

'Mad Men' And So Many Sad Brunettes

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.13.2015 | Entertainment

Do not read on unless you have seen "New Business," the ninth episode of "Mad Men's" final season. Oh, “Mad Men.” Don’t ever change. Wai...

Maureen Ryan

'Mad Men' Returns With Familiar Faces And New Dilemmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.05.2015 | Entertainment

Warning: Contains spoilers for “Severance,” the eighth episode of the final season of “Mad Men.” “She lived the life she wanted to live....

How To Calculate Mad Men's Company Worth vs. Modern Day Silicon Valley Liquidity

Quora | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

If you pay enough attention to little details from various episodes, you can figure out the cap table for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.

Christopher Rosen

Why Matthew Weiner Is So Obsessed With Preventing 'Mad Men' Spoilers

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.26.2015 | Entertainment

Each screener copy of the forthcoming "Mad Men" half-season premiere was accompanied by a note from creator Matthew Weiner. "Enclosed is the premie...

AMC Really Wanted A Modern-Day 'Mad Men' Spinoff About Sally

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.13.2015 | Entertainment

AMC has a penchant for churning out spinoffs of their top shows. First, there was "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" and now the untitled "Walk...

John Slattery: The 'Mad Men' Finale Feels 'Inevitable' But 'Not Predictable'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment

The countdown is officially on for the end of "Mad Men," which returns to AMC in April and wraps up for good in May. But the show's cast already knows...

Here's When 'Mad Men' Will Return

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment

Sterling Cooper & Partners is finally closing its doors. AMC announced at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour that the second ...

Mad About the '60s... Fearful Fail-Safes, Then and Now

William Bradley | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The popular sense of the early 1960s is that it was mostly a time of light and celebration which came to an abrupt end with the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. But the reality, as most Mad Men viewers know, is much more complex.

RIP, Stan Rizzo's Beard

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Entertainment

Leave it to Stan Rizzo to make us shed our goodbye "Mad Men" tears a whole seven hours early. Though the second half of the prestige drama's final...