Category Archives: Mad Men

Mad Men – Time Zones

It’s January, 1969, and Richard Nixon has become President of the United States.  The dawning of the Age of Aquarius is turning to dusk and the country is still going through some turbulent times.  It was a year that saw … Continue reading

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Mad Men – In Care Of

Jim and Ted can’t find Don, and the owners of the Sheraton in Hawaii are waiting for him  in the lobby.  Don is in a bar, getting wasted and engaging in a conversation with a preacher who wants to save … Continue reading

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Mad Men – The Quality of Mercy

“The quality of mercy is not strain’d.  It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven,  upon the place beneath.  It is twice blest:  It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes.”  –  The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare Pete … Continue reading

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Mad Men – Favors

If Sally Draper kept her dad on a pedestal before this, he’s made it very clear that he doesn’t deserve her respect or admiration anymore.   Don Draper has been on some sort of death spiral for a while, not only … Continue reading

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Mad Men

I’m all caught up with the past few episodes of Mad Men after treating myself to a marathon session this weekend with the episodes I saved on my DVR.   After watching them I got the munchies and a hangover – … Continue reading

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Mad Men – For Immediate Release

Mothers, Hookers and Cars Pete, Bert and Joan are in a clandestine meeting with a banker who’s crunching the numbers for SCDP’s IPO.   The banker thinks that SCDP is worth about $9 a share but Bert would like to see … Continue reading

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Mad Men – The Flood

It’s Never Just Black and White Members of the rival ad agencies  SCDP and CGC are attending the ANDY awards, and surprisingly, the two who are nominated for their work are Peggy Olson and Megan Draper. Don still isn’t speaking … Continue reading

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