America likes action, and so does the world. The superhero phenomenon is an interesting development that may coincide with rampant coach potato-ism and screen-orientation. Especially as the feats are pretty much all CGI.
Mad Men, the wildly popular AMC TV show about the fictional 1960s advertising agency Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, is set in a haze of cigarette smoke...
Intimacy isn't necessarily equated with complete honesty. Here are five commonly kept secrets and suggestions about whether it might be best to tell -- or not tell -- your partner about them.
We "chicks" have munched our popcorn while romantic comedies became just comedies. So, ladies, we have a mandate. We each have to buy a ticket to Magic Mike. The movie about the male stripper with that guy from The Vow.
There is no shortage of political divides in this era of angry politics. But one of the most fundamental of all is between those who favor the Enlightenment and those who oppose it.
For myself, I found purpose in that civil rights protest, down in the streets. A deeply fulfilling career followed, which, while not glamorous, had heart-in-throat excitement. Purpose exhilarates.
As locals gathered at Café Racer in Seattle to mourn the deaths and memorialize the lives of its patrons recently killed at the hand of yet another "...
"Always see yourself as thirty years old. See yourself as perfect, whole and complete, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually."
Was Don's silent look at the end of the Mad Men finale the equivalent of Schwarzenegger saying: "I'll be back"? Is it possible that the last three minutes of the episode redeemed the entire season?
Don Draper is cranky, moody, and cantankerous. He is pretty much crap. But he looks like Jon Hamm. So he can get away with pretty much anything. You men, unless you look like Jon Hamm or you are Jon Hamm, cannot. So it's time to shape up.
And BAM, just like that, with one wry smile Don Draper is back. This season's pure lack of Don came to an inevitable end Sunday night, when millions of viewers tuned in to a cheapened Megan, a beat-up Pete, a dead Lane, an aging Joan, a rising Peggy -- and Roger Sterling's ass.
In one of the early episodes of the fifth season of Mad Men, Roger Sterling asks the question that stated a major theme for the entire season: When are things going to go back to normal?
This episode is haunted by phantoms of both the characters and the series, exposing the existence of everyone's double life.
Maybe Weiner decided to amuse himself by catching us off guard at season's end. Was Sunday night his attempt to stick his thumbs in his ears, wag his fingers and deliver a big, bad "boo!"?
By the end of "The Phantom," I felt the kind of boredom and ennui that the characters have been experiencing.
There were a lot of dropped storylines, missed opportunities and depressing developments this year on "Mad Men." There also wasn't much tension or forward momentum to help drive the season forward.