Category Archives: Mad Men

2013 Emmys Live Blog

11:10 bp: Christ, it’s over. Time to watch the best show on TV. 11:09 bp: WOW BREAKING BAD WON. THANK FUCKING GOD. Like me, Vince predicted House of Cards! Vince is a genius. 11:06 bp: Not sure why Modern Family got to win when … Continue reading

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Mad Men S6 E13: In Care Of

Buckeye: Much to discuss, I think, from last night’s season finale, with some reflections on this past season as a whole and on the way Matt Weiner has laid the foundation for his series’ final episodes. Because Mad Men episodes … Continue reading

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Mad Men S6 E12: The Quality of Mercy

Buckeye: Well, Ken Cosgrove made a return appearance to Mad Men after a brief reprieve, only to get shot in the face on a hunting trip with Dick Cheney some Chevy execs, and startling as that was, I can’t say … Continue reading

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Mad Men S6 E11: Favors

Buckeye: WHOA. For a show whose drama primarily depends on suspicion and secrets moreso than characters’ overt acts, it’s extra jarring when something momentus in these characters’ lives, as opposed to the standard psychological mind games these people play every … Continue reading

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Mad Men S6 E10: A Tale of Two Cities (updated)

Discombobulation is the order of the day at what’s going to become Sterling Cooper & Partners. The name change at first signals a reversion back to the old days, to the glory days, when (m)ad men were kings of the … Continue reading

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Mad Men S6 E9: The Better Half (updated)

AMC decided to be the only network that aired first-run episodes on Sunday, and, yes, that was problematic because it was Memorial Day weekend. But the real crime is that a new Mad Men aired on the same Sunday in which I … Continue reading

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Mad Men S6 E8: The Crash

When you read cases in law school you’ll often catch in the excerpts that one of the parties to a case made what’s known as a “slippery slope” argument. (Bear with me.) The thinking goes that once you allow something … Continue reading

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