Posts tagged "betty draper"

Bye, Bye, Birdie: “Mad Men” Bids Farewell To Betty Draper Francis (Spoiler Alert!)

Happy Mother’s Day to you too, Matthew Weiner. (Spoilers ahead!)…

Megan Reynolds | May 11, 2015 - 4:00 pm

The Soapbox: The Three Dimensional Feminism Of Sally Draper

A lot has happened since 2010 when we got to witness Sally Draper’s temper tantrum as a little girl, and feminist blogger Amanda Marcotte made the astute observation that Sally

Katrin Higher | April 29, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Soapbox: “Mad Men,” Pregnancy, And The Nuance Of Choice

This post contains spoilers!

Sunday nights are no longer full of Monday dread. I have something to look forward to at the very end of the weekend: a…

Sarah Gray | April 17, 2013 - 12:00 pm

“Mad Men”‘s Betty Draper Francis Dirty Talks About Rape And It Gets Weird

“Mad Men” is back and the Draper family is still as fucked up as ever. I won’t spoil Don’s heap of neuroses (oh, they still exist), but we need to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 8, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Face-Off: “Real Housewife” Teresa Giudice & “Mad Men”‘s Betty Draper Are Kind Of The Same Person

The other day, I was stuck in a k-hole (aka a hangover) and watched, like, 7,000 episodes of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.” I then topped it off with…

Julie Gerstein | May 18, 2012 - 9:00 am

The Rise Of Weight Watchers In The 1960’s

This week on “Mad Men“‘s “Dark Shadows” episode, Weight Watchers serves as a type of therapy for Betty Francis, who can definitely use it. Boredom, jealousy, and insecurity dominate Betty’s…

Pop Sugar | May 14, 2012 - 4:50 pm

Fat Betty Draper Gets Her Own Song

Normally I’d be peeved by a song about how fat a lady TV character has gotten. But I prefer to see this  “Fat Betty” song by SOUTH Music & Sound…

Jessica Wakeman | April 16, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Why Do We Care So Much About Fat Betty?

Why do people care so much about that Betty Draper Francis has gotten fat in order to conceal actress January Jones’ pregnancy on “Mad Men”? I know it’s a shocking…

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2012 - 6:00 pm

“Mad Men” Spoiler: Betty Draper Is “Fat” Now

Well, for those of us wondering how Matthew Weiner would work in and/or conceal January Jones’ pregnancy on the new season of “Mad Men,” last night we got our answer.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 2, 2012 - 9:30 am

John Slattery Has A Bobby Draper Problem

“Coincidentally, that kid doesn’t play Bobby Draper any more. Not because of what he said, but because … well, for other reasons. They’ve had about five Bobby Drapers and they…

Julie Gerstein | March 24, 2012 - 3:00 pm

January Jones Comes Down Hard On Public Childhood Masturbation

“You know, Sally shouldn’t be masturbating at other people’s houses or she’s going to get slapped.”
– January Jones defends Betty Draper — specifically her decision to smack tween…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 21, 2012 - 3:20 pm

January Jones Admits “Everybody Hates Me”

“I find it really interesting that people think that, like, in seasons three and four, she’s become unlikable because she’s become more independent. Everybody liked Betty when she was, like,…

Jessica Wakeman | January 17, 2012 - 9:20 am

Betty Draper Wasn’t In The Original “Mad Men” Pilot

January Jones opened up to W magazine and revealed that when it came to casting the role of secretary Peggy Olsen on “Mad Men,” she was thisclose to getting the…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Sally Draper Would Like To Punch Betty In The Face, Too

Preternaturally intelligent Kiernan Shipka, who plays Sally Draper on our fave show ever, “Mad Men,” was interviewed by Entertainment Weekly about the show and her role on it. Kiernan…

Julie Gerstein | November 2, 2010 - 12:50 pm

Quotable: Betty Draper Just Like All Our Mothers

“The question of Betty Draper’s motherhood is very peculiar to me. Because we were all raised by women like this. And I know it’s easy to hate her and think…

Wendy Atterberry | October 18, 2010 - 5:50 pm

In Defense Of Betty Draper

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2010 - 7:17 pm

Betty Draper’s Parenting Skillz

When it comes to Betty Draper’s parenting on “Mad Men,” people either roll their eyes at her for constantly barking orders at her kids and never seeming to care…

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 22, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Matthew Weiner’s Feelings About The Draper Marriage Are “Unambiguous”

There’s a fascinating interview with “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner over at The Daily Beast. He has some insightful things to say about the season finale of “Mad Men” and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 10, 2009 - 7:10 pm