I hated this episode so much. Continue reading “Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, The Phantom”
With one episode left in the season, they finally delivered on that long-promised suicide.
Remember a couple weeks ago, when dbarber, Adam and Dave noted that this season has been weirdly thematic?
When I saw the title of this episode, I was a little concerned that Betty had committed suicide.
Three former secretaries, and the three men who leave them (or at least, who try to).
Has there ever been a Mad Men character more hateful than Pete Campbell?
Don is a terrible human being, but that’s part of what makes his character so attractive. (I haven’t read Adam’s work on the related subject, but the assumption in the book’s title rings true to me — Don may be a sociopath, but we love him for it.) He’s charming, urbane, and utterly ruthless. He’s a winner, and we love to watch him win.
Pete, by contrast, is a loser. Continue reading “Mad Men, “Signal 30””
A question about Andrea: