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Shop The “Mad Men” eBay Auction

Have you been wishing you could look like lovely Betty Draper, or siren Joan Holloway, or any of the other sexy, stylish characters on “Mad Men”? Do you love ’60s fashion and wish you had access to the hit show’s wardrobe? Or, maybe you’d just love to outfit your apartment with some of the show’s cool mid-century props. Well, here’s your big chance. Beginning last night and going through the 22nd, furniture, props, and three iconic dresses worn on the show — including the green dress Joan wore in the infamous lawnmower episode — are up for auction on eBay. The 10-day celebrity auction will benefit the Lung Cancer Program and the City of Hope. “This auction offers Mad Men fans an exciting new way to connect with the series while helping to support City of Hope’s important work in research and treatment of lung cancer,” said Sandra Stern, the COO of TV for the show’s producer, Lionsgate. This is the sort of PR move Peggy might have come up with, don’t you think? Keep reading »

Quotable: January Jones Thinks Sexism Is Just Less “Gentlemanly” Now

“I don’t think we’ve come very far. At least they were gentlemen back then. They might say something s**ty behind your back, but at least they opened the door.”

January Jones on the sexism depicted in her show, “Mad Men,” and whether men of today are really any different in Tatler magazine. Do you agree? [via Celebitchy] Keep reading »

Squeal! “Mad Men”‘s Sneak Peek At The Next Episode

ZOMG, “Mad Men” has released a juicy clip from their next episode! I’ll be nice and save spoilers for after the jump. But I will say it stars Joan Holloway wearing some fab blue eye shadow. Keep reading »

Frisky Rant: “Mad Men” Is Making Advertisers Comfortable With Sexism Again

Maybe it was because last night’s episode of “Mad Men” was a little slow—my brain couldn’t process that it was Christmas time—but I found myself actually paying attention to the commercials. Yes, commercials are always annoying, but last night’s were particularly so. I couldn’t help but be especially irked by the blatant sexism in the Clorox and Dove ads. Before you roll your eyes, let me explain what I mean. Keep reading »

Christina Hendricks’ Bathtime Talk Embarrasses Male Newscaster

As one should expect from a mere mortal man, this local newscaster dude from KTLA got hot and bothered when Christina Hendricks innocently mentioned her morning bath. She giggles graciously, but I was kinda hoping for a Joan Holloway-style zing!. [Daily Mail UK] Keep reading »

Quotable: Jon Hamm Isn’t The Marrying Kind

“I don’t have the marriage chip, and neither of us have the greatest examples of marriages in our families. But Jen is the love of my life, and we’ve already been together four times longer than my parents were married.”

Jon Hamm on his 10-year relationship with actress Jennifer Westfeldt and how neither of them are particularly interested in getting married. As for how they deal with the attention he gets for being a “sex symbol,” Hamm says:

“That kind of stuff is only present if you give it attention. If it’s not reflected back, it goes away. It’s not like I’m Justin Bieber or anything.”

Oh Jon, give yourself some credit — you are so much better than Bieber. [Huffington Post] Keep reading »

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