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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.

The Boys Are Back in Town

Molly Fosco | Posted 06.26.2012 | TV
Molly Fosco

The fifth season of AMC's Mad Men is in full swing. As is appropriate with the maturing of a series, the characters seem more mature as well, yet I'm happy to report they all still seem to be their same old selves.

Mad Men Recap: Turn on, Tune in, Drop Out

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 06.25.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

He expected her to wait for him, but she's a modern woman and she can get home on her own. It's telling that she doesn't expect him to come back for her, or does she just not want to be there when he does?

Mad Men: Wibbly-Wobbly, Timey-Wimey, Trippy-Wippy (and Peggy Olson Is No Dana Scully)

William Bradley | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

The hairpin plot twists so evident in last week's episode continue in this one, as does the sense of suddenly (seemingly?) impending doom.

Career Tips From Peggy Olson

Forbes Woman | Posted 04.12.2012 | Women

In the last episode of Mad Men, Peggy is asked to work through the weekend on a copywriting project for a client. Roger, ever the acerbic piranha, ...

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...

Mad Men Recap: A Cinderella Story

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 06.09.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

"Mystery Date" is all about women and violence. It's the rumblings of the women's movement as they feel the need to protect each other.

Fat Fashion Guy: How We Can Get the Mad Men Look

James Sanders | Posted 06.02.2012 | Style
James Sanders

Grooming should be a big priority. Stick to a clean and classic look in hair and face to emulate the agency men we watch every Sunday. Take that extra time in presentation as Don Draper would -- as he would surely say, presentation is everything.

Mad Men Premiere Recap: "Un Deux Trois Quatre!"

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 05.26.2012 | TV
Samantha Zalaznick

Don's always only been able to focus in on one part of his life. It was always work, now it's Megan. Will he let work go the way he's let his personal life go in the past?

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 ...

LOOK: Elisabeth Moss's Changing Style

Posted 03.16.2012 | Style

We adored Elisabeth Moss as the lovable Zoey Bartlet on "The West Wing" and now can't get enough of her as the strong and sexy secretary-turned-copywr...

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 ...

Mad Men Recap: Don Strikes Back

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Samantha Zalaznick

It's the penultimate episode of the season, SCDP is desperate, and Don is making moves. We've come a long way since the beginning of the season, where Don struggled with his own identity, and now SCDP is struggling with theirs.

Mad Men Season 4, Ep 11: Life and Death -- It's All Just Business

Janet Turley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Janet Turley

The episode Chinese Wall showcases how business always seems to win in the battle between personal and professional lives.

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!