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Mad Men: Don Draper Looks to the Future, No Matter What ('If 6 Was 9')

William Bradley | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

It's not exactly a stretch to say that the episode is structured in three parts to show Don's past with his first wife demonstrating why she remains stuck in an untenable child-like mode, his present with his second wife and why her unstable situation is untenable for him, and his hoped-for future at his past employer Sterling Coo.

As Mad Men's Ending Begins, So Does a Shift to Shangri-LA

William Bradley | Posted 06.15.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

While Don considers his future, with one foot in New York and the other in California, and neither on especially solid ground, another New Yorker has made a fast adjustment to the California lifestyle.

Get Joan Holloway's '60s Makeup And Hair In Under 3 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.23.2013 | Style

We're infatuated with all things '60s, and the AMC period drama series "Mad Men" certainly gives us a retro fix. Between the tea-length dresses and th...

LOOK: 16 Lessons The Women Of 'Mad Men' This Season (GIFs)

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.24.2013 | Women

Season 6 of "Mad Men" has involved some serious surprises for its female characters, but our leading ladies Peggy, Joan, Megan, Betty and Sally refuse...

Joan Holloway's No-Fail Tips For Finding A Roommate

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

"No dull men tolerated."

7 Surprisingly Educational Joan Holloway GIFs

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.14.2013 | Style

Lesson 1: If your nutty husband starts acting up, hit him with a vase.

Mad Men: On the Comeback Trail in a Changing Cultural Landscape

William Bradley | Posted 06.10.2013 | TV
William Bradley

Mad Men is back, and I'm glad. Even though the two-part premiere episode wasn't perfect, it brought some keen acting, sharp dialogue, and stunning visuals. And it brought the show fully into the beginning of the fire that consumed the late 1960s.

Could Their Styles Be More Different?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 12.20.2012 | Style

This edition of Style Swap brings together two ladies whose sense of style is pretty different. Jessica Rotondi, a member of the blog team here at The...

This Graphic Designer's 'Mad Men' Beauty Look Is All From The Drugstore

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens and Raydene Salinas | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

We've long been a fan of Joan Holloway, Christina Hendricks' sixties-era beauty on "Mad Men," so when we spotted Julia, a graphic designer who had the...

Mad Men: Women for Sale

Morgan Glennon | Posted 08.01.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Just when you get complacent with the status quo, Weiner purposefully pulls the rug out from under you. It might not always be elegantly done, but it's usually effective.

Mad Men: Controversy as Joan Lowers Herself to Rise and Peggy Exits Anticlimactically (as SCDP Gets Its Halo Client)

William Bradley | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

As soon as I saw what happened, I figured there would be a lot of controversy about the latest episode of Mad Men, "The Other Woman." And sure enough, there is.

Mad Men Recap: "Little Murders"

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 07.29.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

Selling sex is a basic advertising concept that we see over and over, but it's much harder to swallow when the concept becomes a reality.

Mad Men Recap: "Mad Money"

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 07.22.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

They stand on opposite ends of the show, as counterparts to one another -- the sexy, damaged powerhouses with perfectly crafted exteriors. When they finally come together, their chemistry is so explosive that we simultaneously want and fear their union.

What Your Favorite 'Mad Men' Character Says About You

Thought Catalog | Posted 04.11.2012 | Women

We all love Mad Men. (Don't debate with me, Game of Thrones people, there can only be one Best Show Ever, and it clearly takes place at Sterling Coope...

Boomer Lens: Mad Men Episode 4... Joan Takes Her First Steps on the Path to "True" Equality

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 06.09.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

If Weiner and company keep building on Joan's strengths as a lead character, she may well go down in the cultural record book as a quintessential American female role model.

Christina Hendricks Reveals Secret To Sexy 'Mad Men' Look

Posted 04.06.2012 | TV

As Joan Holloway on "Mad Men," Christina Hendricks can turn every head in the room with a simple swish of her hips or turn of her shoulder. The actres...

11 Things We Wish Would Happen For The Women Of 'Mad Men'

Posted 03.25.2012 | Women

And so the moment AMC has poured untold thousands of advertising dollars into is here: the long-awaited premier of Season 5 of "Mad Men." As you swish...

What We Can Learn From The Women Of 'Mad Men'

TresSugar | Posted 03.20.2012 | Women

Mad Men is finally returning to TV at the end of the month, and we can't wait to see what Don Draper and the rest of the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce ...

Essential Now, Vintage Tomorrow: Three Work Items Women Will Be Calling 'Vintage' In 50 Years

Posted 03.01.2012 | Women

“Mad Men” is returning to AMC on March 25, and with it, our favorite women of a certain era in office culture. While times have changed for women ...

Christina Hendricks Discusses the Three Best Things in Life: Jon Hamm, Ryan Gosling, and Pie

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Christina Hendricks has the old-world, but never old, sex appeal of our Marilyn, and is perhaps our first red-headed pin-up since Rita Hayworth. And she has major acting chops.

Christina Hendricks Reveals Secret Of Sexy Joan Holloway

Posted 08.19.2011 | Entertainment

It is the pointed and tightly wound, can't-miss-a-word dialogue and slow-burning-til-massive-explosion story lines that set up "Mad Men" to be a peren...

Mad Men Fashion Report: Undergarments, Nighties, and Bunny Costumes

Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nour Akkad

This week, I'd like to focus on the garments we rarely get to see, underwear and pajamas. Actually, it seems that we've had quite a few glances of undies this season.

Mad Men Fashion Report: Beautiful Girls in Floral Prints, Pastels and Navy

Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nour Akkad

Before I get to the Mad Men looks of the week, here's a little tribute to Miss Blankenship. No one rocked those cat eye sunglasses better than you!

Mad Men Recap: R.I.P. Miss Blankenship

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Samantha Zalaznick

Last night's Mad Men episode, "The Beautiful Girls," centers around Faye, Sally, Miss Blankenship, Peggy and Joan -- all in different stages of life, dealing with their own roles as women as well as their roles with the men that rely on them.

Mad Men Fashion Report: The New York Fashion Week Edition (PHOTOS)

Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nour Akkad

With New York Fashion Week underway, I couldn't help but see Betty in Ports 1961, Peggy in Jason Wu, Joan in Prabal Gurung, and Don in Simon Spurr. We cannot deny the profound effect Mad Men has had on the latest trends.