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VIDEO Chief of the Mad Men, Matthew Weiner, Talks About Are You Here

Rob Feld | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

As different as the projects are -- Are You Here is basically a comedy -- it's interesting to see Weiner's core concerns play themselves out here, as well. Where does man fit in modern society? How can one feel natural within it?

Sorry, Matthew Weiner, But The Pay Gap Is A Gender Issue

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.22.2014 | Entertainment

During a recent trip to HuffPost Live, Matthew Weiner addressed Jenji Kohan's comments about pay inequality for showrunners, saying the discrepancy is...

Matthew Weiner Explains Why 'Mad Men' Viewers Don't Like Don Draper

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment

The iconic Don Draper will finally hang up his hat next year after seven seasons of sexy '60s drama. With only a handful of episodes left with Sterlin...

'Mad Men' Creator Says His High Salary Isn't A 'Gender Issue'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women

"Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner secured a near-$30 million payday for the final three seasons of his hit series, but he told HuffPost Live on Wednesd...

'Mad Men' Star Broke Up With A Man Who Watched The Show Without Her

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

Actress Julia Ormond takes "Mad Men" very seriously. Ormond joined HuffPost Live on Thursday to discuss her series "Witches of East End" and her "M...

CTRL+ PLUS: A Closer Look at AMC's Halt and Catch Fire

Holly Cara Price | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

AMC premiered its newest series, Halt and Catch Fire, three weeks ago tonight, in the void that was left by the season finale of the jewel in the AMC ...

'Mad Men' Creator's New Comedy Gets A Trailer

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

Matthew Weiner actually wrote his first post-"Mad Men" endeavor, big-screen comedy "Are You Here," over a decade ago, before Don Draper even existed. ...

Mad Men: All Business Is Personal

Darryl Woodard | Posted 05.30.2014 | TV
Darryl Woodard

Roger Sterling will definitely be one of the favorites of the Mad Men characters missed when the show concludes next year. But also I believe one of the other secondary characters will also be missed, and that is Harry Crane, acted by Rick Sommer.

Mad Men To the Moon: Classic Series Returned To Form in 2014

William Bradley | Posted 07.27.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Why is an episode about victory named after one of the most famous defeats in world history? Is it because the crushing blow to Napoleon proved to be a smashing victory for the British Empire and its allies?

Christopher Rosen

Why The 'Mad Men' Midseason Finale Was So Super Sad

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 10.09.2014 | Entertainment

"Mad Men" was so sneaky sad during the first portion of its final season that it's no wonder the soul-crushing mid-season finale ended in a musical nu...

Mad Men: The Strategy Is My Way

William Bradley | Posted 07.19.2014 | Entertainment
William Bradley

"The Strategy," Mad Men's penultimate episode of 2014, was a very important episode about work and relationships. And in the best tradition of Mad Men, it showed that, for these folks, the most important relationships revolve around work while the best work is about relationships.

How Character Development IN 'Mad Men' Drives Conflict

Jesse Damiani | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

As Mad Men nears the close of its final season's first half, much of the discussion surrounding it has morphed into a rhetorical echo chamber: Does it deserve the hype?

Christina Hendricks Finds a Good Fit in God's Pocket

Alex Simon | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

"It's been fun to hear people's stories: 'I knew Joan.' 'My mother was Joan.' 'I was Joan.' So I think that's one reason audiences can relate to her and, in many ways, have been a cheerleader for her. She is so unique, but there are elements that people really connect with."

Matthew Weiner Wants 'Mad Men' To Live Forever In Fans' Imaginations

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 04.08.2014 | TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Chat with Matthew Weiner these days and you feel the added depth of his "Mad Men" immersion. When its bifurcated final season begin...

Maureen Ryan

'Mad Men' Creator Previews The Final Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.11.2014 | TV

For Don Draper, it's the beginning of the end. In a month, the seventh and final season of "Mad Men" will begin on AMC. Though it'll be a long goo...

President Obama Wouldn't Want To Work With Don Draper Either

Posted 01.29.2014 | TV

Sterling Cooper Draper ... Obama? "Mad Men" will now go down in history as being mentioned in President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address. ...

Mad Men Moves, Emmy Blues

William Bradley | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Even though Mad Men has just struggled through a second straight Emmy Awards show with no wins, the show that is co-owner of the record for most Emmy Best Drama wins has some recent changes that should make its final season something to remember.

'The Less You Know, The Better'

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

TORONTO — Matthew Weiner is accustomed to anxiously guarding the secrecy of "Mad Men." Talking candidly about his feature film directing debut, ...

The World's Most Creative People Let Us Inside Their Offices

Vanity Fair | Posted 10.07.2013 | Style
Vanity Fair

If you're looking for the seat of creativity, you'll find it under a desk. Vanity Fair invades the work spaces of over-achievers from Aaron Sorkin to ...

Mad Men's Down Season 6 Ends Up in Triumph

William Bradley | Posted 08.26.2013 | TV
William Bradley

Mad Men's season six was a bit of a slog. But we have arrived at the place where we want to be, the very edge of the show's final season.

At Least Hershey's Is Pleased With Don Draper

Posted 06.25.2013 | TV

Hershey's is smiling after the "Mad Men" finale. The chocolate giant told Vanity Fair it was pleased with its inclusion in the "Mad Men" finale and wa...

'Mad Men' Creator: 'I'm In Denial About The Show Ending'

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 08.24.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — We have now left Don Draper in a state ripe for rehab – both literally and figuratively. Airing Sunday night, the season final...

Maureen Ryan

'Mad Men' Creator On Don, Megan, Sharon Tate And The Shocking Finale

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.25.2013 | TV

Note: Do not read on if you have not yet seen the Season 6 finale of AMC's "Mad Men," titled "In Care Of." Could Don Draper finally be growing up?...

Shocking Developments In A Revelatory Finale

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.23.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

As it so often has in the past, "Mad Men" took my expectations and subverted them as it expanded my idea of what the show could do or be. I'm still picking my jaw up off the floor.

How 'Mad Men' WON'T End

Posted 06.22.2013 | TV

All good things must come to an end, including "Mad Men." However, the "Mad Men" ending fans have been predicting to series creator Matthew Weiner won...