Who would Don be without his cool facade?
The 'Mad Men' auteur's false advertising
It’s not that “Mad Men” is bad. It’s just not nearly as good as most people say it is.
Don realizes he's not the leading man
Is Don realizing he's not this story's leading man?
The death of Don the liar
Is this the catharsis we've been waiting for?
Everything’s different, but nothing’s changed
Don's a baby, Peggy's a "little girl," and Sally Draper is growing up.
Don Draper as Hamlet
In this week's episode, Peggy became Gertrude to Ted’s Claudius and Don Draper's Hamlet
TV's auteurs matter much less than you think
Veneration of TV's auteurs does not explain TV's greatness.
'Mad Men' channels Freud
The sour little boys of "Mad Men" don't know how to love.
Sally is the secret protagonist of 'Mad Men'
She knows where all of this is headed.
The children of 'Mad Men'
Dear Television is Jane Hu, Evan Kindley, Lili Loofbourow, and Phillip Maciak. This season, they'll be posting weekly letters about AMC's "Mad Men." While this is not a full recap, there are still plenty of spoilers. Read the last installment here.