Camille Dodero · 06/25/13 11:37AM

Nearly half of Mad Men's viewers report a household income of at least $100,000 a year. Sounds like an account demographic tailor-made for SC&P.

Check Out Sexy Ron Paul Being Don Draper On a Bicycle

Ken Layne · 05/23/13 11:29AM

Who's the sexy Air Force dude on the beach cruiser? Oh and who's that cute little blond boy? This photograph of "the America we lost" shows Doctor Ron Paul and his son, board-uncertified ophthalmologist Rand Paul. If you're wondering how these two become so nutty in the 21st Century, all the clues are in this seemingly innocent photograph.

Internet Girls, Mad Men, and Why the 'Greatest' Generation Wasn't

Cord Jefferson · 06/27/12 03:10PM

Here's a joke I made up just now: How do you make it appealing for a man on Halloween to leave the house dressed as a racist, sexist, homophobic, alcoholic liar with a history of sexually assaulting women? Give up? Call it a Don Draper costume.

The Return of the Real Don Draper

Matt Toder · 06/11/12 06:45PM

Season five of Mad Men ended just as it began: with a question. "When is everything going to get back to normal?" Roger asks Don in the third episode. The presumptive answer was that order, as they knew it, would never be restored—that the characters would instead have to adapt to a new normal as everything changed around them. Season five's thematic through-line was that adaptation. As each character attempted to move forward, they had to find a way to either avoid obsolescence or capitalize on the changing landscape.

Why Michael Ginsberg Is the New Hero of Mad Men

Matt Toder · 05/20/12 01:15PM

Don Draper is no longer Mad Men's hero. That honor now belongs to Michael Ginsberg, the young Jewish copywriter whose work has already upstaged Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce's longtime brilliant creative director.

Mad Men's Don Draper Listens to The Beatles — For a Price

Louis Peitzman · 05/07/12 07:43PM

The Beatles may be the most important band of the 20th century — and feel free to debate that in the comments, even though you're wrong — but their recordings have been notably absent from the TV landscape. Aside from live performance footage, when was the last time you heard a Beatles song used on TV?

How Can Someone Hate Mad Men?

Brian Moylan · 02/03/11 05:42PM

Prestige drama Mad Men is beloved by critics and those who give out awards. Now one critic is railing against the show's first four seasons as "weak" and "haphazard." Could he possibly be right?

Mad Men: I've Got You, Babe

Brian Moylan · 10/18/10 12:33PM

What do you do when people you love make really poor decisions? Do you rage against it, cut ties entirely, suffer through it with them? What do we do now that Don Draper made the worst decision of his life?

Mad Men: Remember This Place?

Matt Toder · 10/18/10 02:00AM

Tonight, Season 4 of Mad Men came to a close and instead of ending with the pain and misery that was hinted at nearly every week, we got something rather different, something kinda close to happy. What's going on?

Mad Men: The Least Important Most Important Thing

Brian Moylan · 10/11/10 01:31PM

Mad Men often forsakes the world of advertising to take on the personal lives of those involved in the industry, but it's at its most powerful when the business and the personal collide—and everything hangs in the balance.

Mad Men: Changing the Conversation

Matt Toder · 10/11/10 12:26AM

Tonight's episode of Mad Men was dark and powerful, working on many levels and running at a relentless pace. With Sally, Don and SCPD's troubles all getting major play, things are heating up as Season 4 begins to wind down.

Mad Men: A Kiss Goodbye

Brian Moylan · 10/04/10 01:08PM

"Every time something good happens, something bad happens," could sum up the action of every Mad Men episode, but what happens when you can't tell the good from the bad or the personal from the professional? Total chaos ensues.

Mad Men: This Has Nothing to do with Work

Matt Toder · 10/04/10 10:25AM

Tonight on Mad Men, news of Lucky Strike's departure from SCDP went public and the agency was thrown into a tizzy. Is this the end for SCDP and what would this mean personally for the now somewhat-steadied Draper?

Mad Men: The Authorities Come Calling

Matt Toder · 09/27/10 12:30AM

Tonight on Mad Men, the ceiling came perilously close to crashing down on the men of SCPD. Don, Roger and Lane had been childishly living just on the edge, and tonight, that little push came to send them over.

Mad Men: Death and the Maiden

Brian Moylan · 09/20/10 12:34PM

This season of Mad Men has been about differentiating between the past and the future, Don's struggle for redemption, and the women in his life. Finally, all those themes are starting to congeal into a very satisfying whole.

Mad Men: Mrs. Blankenship Drops Dead

Matt Toder · 09/19/10 11:57PM

Tonight on Mad Men, Sally came unglued, Roger and Joan got mugged, Peggy got political and Mrs. Blankenship met her end. Things are afoot at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.

Mad Men: The Power of Poontang

Brian Moylan · 09/13/10 02:40PM

As so often happens on Mad Men, last night was all about the ladies. Well, it was all about Don's relation to the ladies. And then there was that funky new narrative voice-over device.