Posts tagged "matthew weiner"

“Mad Men” Creator Matthew Weiner Doesn’t Believe The Pay Gap Is A Gender Issue

"I don't know that those two things -- I don't think that's a gender issue. I'm not saying that there's an inequality of pay, I don't know that to be -- I have a lot of women on my staff and they're competitively paid, I can tell you that. In terms of my career, if…
By: Claire Hannum / August 20, 2014

Matthew Weiner Promises “Mad Men” Will Not End In A Fart

"I do know how the whole show ends ... It came to me in the middle of last season. I always felt like it would be the experience of human life. And human life has a destination. It doesn't mean Don's gonna die. What I'm looking for, and how I hope to end the show,…
By: Ami Angelowicz / November 15, 2011

How Matthew Weiner Will Work January Jones’ Pregnancy Into “Mad Men”

"She has wanted this very badly. She's got a big heart and she's been talking about having children since I met her, which is not always common with actresses. She is going to be someone who is so devoted ... I have to do something about [the pregnancy on 'Mad Men'] but I'm not going…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 23, 2011

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 part, but also that the role she eventually was cast for — Betty Draper, the icy blonde homemaker wife of anti-hero…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 12, 2011

“Mad Men” Season Five Is A Go

"Mad Men" season four was released today on DVD. So I felt ultra sad this morning when I read that season five was still in limbo and might not be happening due to creative differences between AMC and show creator Matthew Weiner—mainly, that the network was asking him to cut two minutes per episode,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 29, 2011

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 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…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 10, 2009

Kater Gordon, The 27-Year-Old Emmy-Winning “Mad Men” Writer, Gets Fired

About three weeks ago, 27-year-old "Mad Men" scribe Kater Gordon won an Emmy for the episode "Meditations in an Emergency," which you know as the one where Betty Draper does the deed with some dude in the women's powder room of a Manhattan bar. Kater was kind of like Weiner's personal Peggy…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 12, 2009

Try To Get Used To A World Without “Mad Men”

Despite knowing that "Mad Men" is an awesome show, I am a little behind on watching it. In fact, I just finished the first season last weekend. But I might not need to worry about getting through the second season in time to watch the third season on AMC this summer, because there might not…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 13, 2009