Matthew Weiner

David Chase Speaks About ‘The Sopranos’ Ending
And offers nothing but more darkness
May 01, 2014

David Chase spoke at a "Sopranos" screening Wednesday night. Yes, he addressed the final scene.

Unpacking the 'Mad Men' Premiere: Can Don Draper Ever Change?
April 13, 2014

Who would Don be without his cool facade?

Matthew Weiner Is Overrated
The 'Mad Men' auteur's false advertising
April 12, 2014

 It’s not that “Mad Men” is bad. It’s just not nearly as good as most people say it is. 

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 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 7, Post 2
The chemistry of Don and Ted
May 13, 2013

It's undeniable—the two men have it.

Dear TV: 'Mad Men' Season Six: Episode 1, Post 2
Rhapsody in Beige
April 09, 2013

The show is becomming more symphonic poem than novel.

Dear TV: Mad Men Season Six: Episode 1
Matthew Weiner's death obsession
April 08, 2013

Matthew Weiner's death obsession

Don Draper Is a Depressive
Does he know it?
April 05, 2013

Season six of "Mad Men" provides yet one more iteration of Don Draper.

'Mad Men' Mondays: 'The Beautiful Girls'
September 17, 2010

This is the new column in TNR’s weekly series of "Mad Men" episode recaps. Caution: It contains spoilers. Click here for last week's review. Where to begin? With a eulogy for the dearly departed Miss Blankenship, erstwhile hellcat, whose every raspy one-liner was comedy gold? Or perhaps we should start by saying that Joan and Roger’s post-mugging clinch was both lamely contrived (a near-death experience on an L.A. backlot street leading into a kiss—how very daytime soap) and also truly sexy.