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Cocktail Culture: Meditation By Other Means

Stressed Americans seeking calm through decluttering and meditation might add a third activity: the cocktail hour. So put away the mobile devices and flush the illicit drugs down the drain. Cocktail culture is analog, and analog, we read, is again cool.

December 29, 2016

Emmy Awards Adapt To A Stream Of TV Industry Changes

This won’t be the same old Emmys. After years of complaints of staid and predictable voting, the Emmys have finally caught up with the changes shaking up the TV business.

September 18, 2015

‘Mad Men’ Finale Recap: There’s No Place Like Om

It’s an ending that’s as ambiguous, in its way, as the infamous finale of ‘The Sopranos.’

May 18, 2015

Endorse This: ‘We’re Mad Men!’

Watch a truly brilliant take on the show from several years ago, brought to you by the wonderful folks at the Sesame Workshop — and maybe you’ll even learn a thing or two about your feelings.

May 18, 2015

My Life Among The Mad Men

Our ad man remembers the real-life mad men he has known.

May 15, 2015

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor’

When Mad Men is over, check out ‘From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor,’ an irreverent inside look at the 1960s world of advertising.

April 5, 2015

AMC Plotting A ‘Mad Men’ Send-Off To Remember

The saga of Don Draper is coming to a grand close.

March 6, 2015

Endorse This! Joan From ‘Mad Men’ Isn’t Old Fashioned, The Gender Wage Gap Is

Joan (Christina Hendricks) from “Mad Men” takes a new job in a modern office and has some trouble adjusting to new technology. She finds so many things have changed since the Swinging Sixties. Unfortunately, she learns some things haven’t changed (enough) in today’s must-see video. Click above to see this hilarious PSA and share this […]

August 7, 2014

‘Mad Men’ Creator Matthew Weiner Discusses The Themes Of The Final Season

By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — For “Mad Men” creator and show runner Matthew Weiner, the reality is beginning to sink in. The series returns to AMC for the first half of its seventh and final season in April, and Weiner is currently toiling away on Episode 9 — leaving just five episodes […]

March 13, 2014

Jackie Kennedy As Betty Draper

Betty Draper from AMC’s “Mad Men” is a grown child, hyper-feminine and superficial, vindictive and petty. She bears a striking resemblance to the portrait that emerges of First Lady Jackie Kennedy in audio interviews with historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., recorded just months after her husband John’s assassination in 1963 and released for the first […]

September 12, 2011