The poster was created by Brian Sanders, himself a former advertising man in the 60s. But as the show prepared for its new season, which begins April 7, its creator, Matthew Weiner, inspired by a childhood memory of lush, painterly illustrations on T.W.A. flight menus, decided to turn back the promotional clock. He pored over [...]
According to the Los Angeles Times, the new season will start with a two-hour movie on the second Sunday in April. Details of the season were scarce, but we imagine Pete Campbell’s punch-able face will be in full force.
Conor McGarrigle compiled a single episode of Mad Men, as it would appear to be incompletely downloaded from the Internet via bittorrent. The video captures an episode of the popular TV show in the act of being shared by thousands of users on bittorent. The video simultaneously acts as a visualisation of bittorrent traffic and [...]
The Fine Brothers, who are best known for their movie spoiler videos and other hilarious web videos, have created an 8-bit “choose your own adventure” style interactive YouTube game based on everyone’s favorite drinking, smoking, adulturing characters. There are three different endings to the game, depending on what order you choose your tasks. I don’t [...]
Series creator Matthew Weiner told the New York Times that the above poster is “a nonverbal representation of where my head is at and where the show will be.” Um, okay. He continues: “By the end of the season I guarantee you’ll know what it is about.” If I had to fathom a guess, I’d say Don [...]
Here’s the first teaser promo for the fifth season of AMC’s Mad Men, which returns on March 25. Not much in the way of new footage, but who cares, right?!? It’s dripping with Don Draper’s swag and that’s more than enough. Update: Roger is Back and Mad Men is back after the jump.
Awesome new original from Jon Defreest and Vulture. As Vulture says, the fictional Scotch & Smoke Magazine would certainly be Don Draper’s favorite.
Nothing says I love you quite like a love note from Jon Hamm, the actor who plays Don Draper on Mad Men. The company behind the Hamm-o-gram say it’s “like a classic telegram, where you send a special someone a transcribed message, usually in letter form. Except this message is always a picture of handsome [...]
“I’d never really considered the Vader-Draper parallels before, but they’re not a stretch, except for Dick Whitman not being nearly as punchable as Annakin Skywalker,” notes Maske over at Uproxx. And he’s right. Designer Dann Matthews swapped out Don Draper for Darth Vader for the opening credits of Mad Men and somehow the whole thing [...]