Mad Men

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Finale, Post 1
The death of Don the liar
June 24, 2013

Is this the catharsis we've been waiting for?

Dear TV: Mad Men Season Six: Episode 12, Post 2
Everything’s different, but nothing’s changed
June 17, 2013

Don's a baby, Peggy's a "little girl," and Sally Draper is growing up.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six: Episode 12, Post 1
Don Draper as Hamlet
June 17, 2013

In this week's episode, Peggy became Gertrude to Ted’s Claudius and Don Draper's Hamlet

The Showrunner Fallacy
TV's auteurs matter much less than you think
June 13, 2013

Veneration of TV's auteurs does not explain TV's greatness.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six: Episode 11, Post 2
'Mad Men' channels Freud
June 10, 2013

The sour little boys of "Mad Men" don't know how to love. 

Dear TV: Mad Men Season Six: Episode 11, Post 1
Sally is the secret protagonist of 'Mad Men'
June 10, 2013

She knows where all of this is headed.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Episode 10, Post 2
The children of 'Mad Men'
June 04, 2013

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.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Episode 10, Post 1
'Mad Men' does Joan Didion
June 03, 2013

In this season's California episode, 'Mad Men' does Joan Didion.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Episode 9, Post 2
Peggy no longer leans in
May 28, 2013

Lean in, Peggy. 

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six Episode 9, Post 1
Status Quo Ante Bellum
May 27, 2013

Is "Mad Men" stuck on its own carousel?

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