Tag Archives: Mad Men

Postcards From New Jersey, Albuquerque, North Dakota, Baltimore And New York

So, this is a superficial ranking post for my own amusement. It’s not too serious or definitive or anything. It also contains ****COMPLETE AND EXPLICIT SPOILERS FOR ALL OF THE SHOWS ADDRESSED HERE.**** The Sopranos, The Wire, Mad Men, Breaking … Continue reading

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The Future Is Much Better Than the Past

“Shahdaroba”, Roy Orbison Shut the Door. Have A Seat., Season 3 Episode 13 -…-             Shut the Door. Have A Seat. is perhaps the most significant and transformative episode of Mad Men from a plot perspective. It noticeably changed the … Continue reading

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It’s the Real Thing

“Buy the World A Coke”, the Coca-Cola Singers Person To Person, Season 7 Episode 14 -…- I. The product             Happiness is fleeting and difficult to achieve, but it can and should be fought for. Amidst the lies of advertising and … Continue reading

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MAD MEN JUKEBOX: An Introduction

-…-             Mad Men, a period drama about a 1960s advertising agency which ran from 2007 – 2015 on AMC, is superb. The magnificence of its writing, set design, characters, psychological insight and historical relevance can all be found in … Continue reading

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The Sopranos Is Worth 1000 Words

If you care about TV, you should already know that The Sopranos started in 1999, ended in 2007, and essentially invented the idea of modern prestige television: semi-serialized, devoted to nuanced and ambiguous fleshing out of characters, and deftly experimenting … Continue reading

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