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

William Bradley | Posted 04.15.2014 | 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.

18 Ways To Be The Peggy Olson Of Your Workplace

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Women

Seven years ago, Peggy Olson walked into Sterling Cooper right out of secretarial school to answer the phone for Don Draper. At the end of "Mad Men's"...

No, Dove, My Armpit Is Not Having a Moment

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

My armpit does its job just fine and my appreciation for what it does is not contingent upon how it looks, how it looks to others or even how lovely it smells. My armpit is, happily, the last place on my body that gets my attention.

Life After Mad Men: Peggy & Megan

Aimee Anderson | Posted 08.27.2013 | TV
Aimee Anderson

Already I sense a collective worry, panic -- how would these characters live without Don Draper at the center, calling all the shots?

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.

The Lasting Image Of The 'Mad Men' Finale

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | 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." In a "Mad Men" finale that was filled wi...

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...

A Slumping Mad Men Heads to Its Season Finale

William Bradley | Posted 08.19.2013 | TV
William Bradley

One of the greatest TV series of all time has just one episode to go in its divisive sixth season, and just one season left after that in this epic novel for television.

Mad Men Gets a Bounce After Shaking Things Up

William Bradley | Posted 07.08.2013 | TV
William Bradley

After a long span of increasingly airless personal drama, followed by last week's intrusion of a major historical tragedy, the show got back to its advertising roots with a vengeance. In fact, the show may have re-booted itself, as it did at the end of Season 3. For once again, the old Sterling Cooper etc. is no more.

Mad Men Meets the Assassination of Martin Luther King

William Bradley | Posted 06.29.2013 | TV
William Bradley

The Flood is a good episode of Mad Men, especially in a Season 6 off to an uneven start. It came at a good time, too, reassuring that our characters are not all irretrievably stuck in tedious personal melodramas. That, actually, they can be very appealing people.

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.

How Women Reacted To The 'Mad Men' Premiere

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 04.07.2013 | Women

"Peggy Olson, you are the song in my heart." "If I ever start a riot grrrl band, I'm calling it Sally Draper." When season 6 of "Mad Men" premiered...

'She's Not Gonna Start Burning Bras'

Posted 04.06.2013 | TV

Peggy Olson (Elisabeth Moss) will return for a sixth season of "Mad Men" on Sunday night. And while she's left Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce behind, Mo...

'Mad Men' Actress Stars In Terrific Jane Campion Mystery Tale

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.15.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan

If we're lucky, this Elisabeth Moss mystery tale will just be the start of a new love affair between Jane Campion and the television industry.

Where Is Peggy When 'Mad Men' Returns?

Posted 01.26.2013 | TV

Elisabeth Moss was surprised by her character Peggy's exit from Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce during Season 5 of "Mad Men." But to be honest, she still...

Mad Men Finale Recap: "You Only Live Twice"

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 08.12.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

This episode is haunted by phantoms of both the characters and the series, exposing the existence of everyone's double life.

Mad Men: The Anvil Has Landed

William Bradley | Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

So the episode's death, as a result of a chain of circumstances that seems somewhat contrived, doesn't have the impact that a more highly anticipated (hoped for?) demise would have.

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 through The Boomer Lens: 'Best Episode Of The Season!'

Steven C. Eisner | Posted 07.30.2012 | Fifty
Steven C. Eisner

This was Mad Men's Mt. Everest moment. The quality of the acting and writing, the show's deep substance and the unparalleled directing savvy pushed the ensemble to a new high.

The Important Career Lesson We Can Learn From Peggy Olson

Forbes Woman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Women

Men do a lot things we don’t that contribute to the persistent 20-30% wage gap. Mad Men, that great reminder to the nation of life before femini...

Lisa Gizara: The Woman Behind the Art Behind the Mad Men

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 07.22.2012 | TV
Lorraine Devon Wilke

When Mad Men's set decorator needed paintings with the specific panache to match Roger's sly and savvy personality, she turned to the collection of photographer and painter Lisa Gizara.

Mad Men Recap: 'It's Not Dying'

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 07.08.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

I loved this episode. It was fast-paced, it was funny, it was deep and it had the Beatles.

Mad Men: To The Moon! (And Crashing Back Again)

William Bradley | Posted 07.01.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

After a few weeks of episodes dominated by stagey set pieces driven by forced plotting, entertaining though it was, Mad Men is back to its more customary approach of organic storytelling.

Mad Men Recap: Meet The Parents

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 07.01.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

It's so sad (and Moss is so great) as you can see Peggy's hopes dashed across her face while she sits there smiling. She keeps herself together and says yes anyone to this second-rate proposal -- ironically getting to say 'I do,' only when asked if she'd like to eat.