‘Mad Men’ recap 7×12: ‘Lost Horizon’

This week on “Mad Men,” Peggy became the proud owner of 19th century erotic octopus art, Joan called it quits for good, and Don embarked on an impromptu cross-country road trip. Buckle up, kids, because “Lost Horizon” was one wild ride. Episode 12 begins with a classic “Mad Men” shot,
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‘Mad Men’ recap 7×11: ‘Time & Life’

As always, spoilers abound. On the bright side, Mad Men is now several months into 1970, and no one’s said the word “groovy” yet. On the not-so-bright side, episode 11 has us bid farewell to SC&P for once and for all: The agency is gone, dissolved into McCann-Erickson in a
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‘Mad Men’ season premiere recap, discussion

Note: this review contains spoilers. “Mad Men” is back and greeting a new decade head-on. The year is 1970, the men are mustachioed, and at SC&P, it’s business as usual — which means a return to casual sex, casual sexism and the neverending exploits of Don Draper. The first of
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‘Mad Men’ review: Don really, really screwed up this time

A devastating revelation unfolds in 'Favors'

Well, it’s finally happened — Sally Draper, Don’s whip-smart and sassy tween daughter, has at last discovered what a philandering scumbag her father really is. While covertly removing an incriminating love letter from her neighbor’s apartment, Sally accidentally walked in on Mrs. Rosen engaging in a bit of thank-god-my-son’s-not-getting-drafted coitus
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This Week in Arts

Film Peter Greenaway’s “The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover” (1989) is not a movie that calls for popcorn, not only because of its twisted antics — running the gamut of blood, shit and piss — but because it is a bold, serious film. Michael Gambon plays Albert
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The Return of “Mad Men”

With “Mad Men” returning this Sunday with a two-hour premiere, some may be wondering how to celebrate the return of the Emmy dominating show after 17 months. After such a dramatic ending of season 4 and equally dramatic negotiations about the return of the show on AMC, the pressure is
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TV Land: The madness of modern media

There’s only one thing on my mind this week. And no, it’s not pornography or Pop-Tarts. Those are so last semester. No. What I have in mind is far more glorious. It’s the return of “Mad Men” this Sunday on AMC. For nearly two years, we’ve been mired in a
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