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Write On: Nantucket Honors Robert Towne

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Writer Robert Towne chuckles at a question about how young the executives in Hollywood are these days, how short the institutional memory about great work of the past is -- and whether that has an impact on getting his phone calls returned.

6 Shows To Fill The 'Mad Men'-Sized Hole In Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment

It's been a month since "Mad Men" ran over our hearts with a lawn mower after airing its series finale. And while we may never know how Watergate affe...

AMC Truly Proves Story Does Matter

Darryl Woodard | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

"You really like those AMC shows don't you?" a woman asked me recently. To which I said, "Yes, I do." For AMC means it when they say story matters here. Also, it's their compelling characters who give depth to their stories. Therefore, both story and characters matter at AMC.

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.

Matthew Weiner Explains 'Mad Men' Finale

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment

Did you watch the "Mad Men" finale on Sunday? Were you confused? Do you have theories of what happened to Don, Peggy and the rest of the gang? In ...

Mad Men: Team Weiner Captures on Finale

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Finales of TV series are tough to pull off. Let's all agree. That said, Matthew Weiner, creator of Mad Men, and his team pulls off a finale by capturing hearts and minds, and also with closure.

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.

Matthew Weiner Reveals the True Struggles Behind Living His Mad Men Dream

Gillian Zoe Segal | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Gillian Zoe Segal

"Artists frequently hide the steps that lead to their masterpieces. They want their work and their career to be shrouded in the mystery that it all came out at once."

Mad Men: Don Draper's America

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.19.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Now that Mad Men has reached its endpoint, with critics dissecting its meaning and import, not to mention its influence and destiny during awards season, it is time to further point out its antecedents in literature.

7 Seasons of Mad Men in 36 Seconds

Anne Zeiser | Posted 05.27.2015 | Entertainment
Anne Zeiser

If you watch the main title sequence one more time perhaps you can see the full arc of series and its characters in this brief 36 seconds.

'Mad Men' and When America Is Shocked How Much This Never Happened

Will Bunch | Posted 05.18.2015 | Politics
Will Bunch

If you watched, you're surely pondering the meaning of Draper/Whitman's latest and greatest incarnation as New Age pitchman of killer soft drinks. But I've also given a lot of thought to something else: What was Mad Men trying to tell us about America?

Meet The Real-Life Don Draper Behind The Famous Coke Ad In The 'Mad Men' Finale

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment

After eight years, "Mad Men" finally came to a close on Sunday night in a series finale packed with emotional, fantastic phone conversations and touch...

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....

WATCH: 'Mad Men' Cast And Creator Dish On Ending The Series

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.15.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

After seven seasons, over 20 romances for Don Draper and more cigarettes than we can count, "Mad Men" officially comes to a close on Sunday, May 17. T...

Mad Men: Ensemble Characters Declare Independence

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.15.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

I can hardly wait for the series finale. Fans may predict what's planned, but as former heavyweight fighter Mike Tyson had said, "Everybody has a plan until they get hit." And I expect we Mad Men fans will definitely get hit.

Erin Whitney

How 'Mad Men' Costume Designer Janie Bryant Was A Storyteller Through Fashion

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment

In just a few days, it truly will be the end of an era when "Mad Men" debuts its final episode. For eight years, from March 1960 up until la...

Maureen Ryan

'Mad Men' Shocker: Nobody Saw This Coming

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment

Do not read on unless you’ve seen “The Milk and Honey Route,” the 13th episode of the final season of "Mad Men." “I’m not so dumb anymore...

Mad Men: SC&P Now Gone, Seismic Disturbances Follows

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.11.2015 | Entertainment
Darryl Woodard

Don, Roger and Joan are all experiencing somewhat, how Ken Cosgrove must have felt while working at McCann.

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 ...

Mad About 'Mad Men'

Barry Kibrick | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Barry Kibrick

As we bid a sad but fond farewell to this transformative and ground-breaking television series, I want to share with all my viewers and readers this classic Between the Lines episode.

'Expect The Unexpected' In The 'Mad Men' Series Finale

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.30.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Only three episodes remain in the final season of "Mad Men," and while notoriously spoiler-averse showrunner Matthew Weiner has made sure there won't ...

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...

Tribeca All Access 2015: Giving a Cinematic Voice to the Underrepresented

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.20.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Years ago, when I first started writing about films, I remember attending a luncheon for the Tribeca All Access program, offered by the Tribeca Film Institute, during the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC.

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 ...