“I’m not afraid of working with challenging, powerful men or women for that matter. I get very turned on and it brings out my competitive part of me.”
– Cara Buono, who plays Dr. Faye Miller on “Mad Men,” when asked “What is it like to challenge a strong-and ultimately misogynistic- male character like Don Draper?” by Vogue Italia. You’re not the only one, Ms. Buono. [via Huffington Post] Keep reading »
Gah, Don Draper — we’ve dated guys like you a zillion times before. On last night’s episode of “Mad Men,” Don revealed some of his deepest, darkest secrets to his new main squeeze, Dr. Hot Lady Faye Miller. SPOILERS AFTER THE JUMP! Keep reading »
Don Draper — alpha male, top ad guy and … diary writer? We never imagined that Don Draper would do anything as sissified as keeping a journal, and yet, on last night’s episode of “Mad Men,” he did just that. I guess he and Angela Chase and Doogie Howser have something in common.
We’ve unearthed a few secret entries from Draper’s most private pages, and are sharing them with you after the jump. Keep reading »
In honor of the season four premiere of “Mad Men” on Sunday, July 25th at 10/9 Central on AMC, this weekend The Frisky is re-posting a few of our favorite “Mad Men”-inspired essays.
There’s no question that I find Don Draper sexy. If I lived in “Mad Men” land for a day, I would totally screw him on his Sterling Cooper-purchased desk. In real life? Not so much. At least not anymore.
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In honor of the season four premiere of “Mad Men” in five days, here’s a link to the 28 best photos of Jon Hamm in a tux. You’re welcome. And speaking of “Mad Men,” what do you think of this list of 21 things we need to bring back from the “Mad Men” era? I’m particularly fond of #3, #7, #9, #12, and #20, but I’d also add bar carts, silk scarves, and men giving up their seats to women on the train. What would you add? [via BuzzFeed and Huffington Post] Keep reading »
If you had never watched “Mad Men” before, the poster for season four wouldn’t make it look like a very interesting show. Man stands in an empty office, staring out a window, with only a telephone? Bor-ing. I far preferred the symbolism in season three’s poster: a tense Don Draper sitting in his office with water swiftly rising up above his ankles. [EW.com] Keep reading »
Do you want Don Draper? Don’t we all? A New Zealand ad agency tasked with promoting “Mad Men” — apparently, the show’s not a hit there — created this very special Don Draper doll out of a Ken doll. “See him drink, pitch, & philander,” the box promises. It’s so cute when it’s tiny. [Vulture] Keep reading »
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 where things stand with the Drapers. (If you still haven’t watched Sunday night’s episode: a.) What are you waiting for? b.) Stop reading NOW!). Keep reading »