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Atlanta's School for Mad Mennew

The Creative Circus teaches its students how to be Don Draper without being an asshole.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Eric Celeste  |  05-11-2012  |  Education

Fox's 'Touch' = A smoldering Sutherland, pseudo-religious hokum, and a 'magical Negro'new

TV networks have always had a weakness for mysticism, from The Twilight Zone to The X-Files to Lost.
San Antonio Current  |  Dean Robbins  |  04-02-2012  |  TV

Mad to be back: The return of 'Mad Men'new

This Sunday at 8pm, '60s ad man Don Draper and the sharp-dressed, sharp-tongued crew at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce return to AMC after an unbearable 18-month absence.
San Antonio Current  |  Chuck Kerr  |  03-28-2012  |  TV

Willamette Week's Top 5 TV Shows of 2009new

Yes, I know, it’s already 2010. I’m sure by now 2009 is now a distant memory. We’d rather forget the year that cultivated both the recession and MTV’s The City. While it’s a bit tough to summarize the best TV in a given year, as most shows run across years, these five stand above the rest.
Willamette Week  |  Ali Rothschild  |  01-06-2010  |  TV

The Year of Staying In: In Lean Times, TV is a Saving Gracenew

You've got to laugh to keep from crying, and in 2009, as bad news streamed constantly on the cable news channels, I valued sitcoms more than ever. Thank God there were comedies worthy of our time.
INDY Week  |  Danny Hooley  |  12-31-2009  |  TV

The First New Episodes of 'Mad Men' Have Been a Disappointmentnew

So far this season is like finally landing your Carnegie Hall debut and discovering your violin is out of tune.
Metro Times  |  Jim McFarlin  |  08-25-2009  |  TV

Why 'Mad Men' is the Must-See Show of the Summernew

AMC's show about advertising executives in the 1960s, which has gone from a cult hit to the most acclaimed show on television, returns for its third season on August 16, and TV critics everywhere are salivating in anticipation. So is it worth the hype? You're damn right it is. Here's why.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Josh Bell  |  08-14-2009  |  TV


I'm having a Mad Men moment of controlled tempers seething hazily through the keeping-up of appearances, just standing here in my Dream Kitchen with a gimlet and one momentous tear.
Orlando Weekly  |  Billy Manes  |  11-06-2008  |  Comedy

'Mad Men': The Champagne of Showsnew

I want a black Cadillac with fins like a shark. I want a shot of Seagram's in the calm hour after a rough day. I want to take a long drag on a short Camel to soothe my T zone; there'll be no irritation, four out of five doctors agree.
INDY Week  |  Lisa Sorg  |  08-07-2008  |  TV

It's a (Mad) Man's Worldnew

Mad Men is about a segment of society so drunk on its power and influence that the better part of a decade passes before it realizes its time has come and gone.
San Antonio Current  |  Luke Baumgarten  |  07-09-2008  |  TV

Reliving 'Mad Men' on DVDnew

Mad Men gets better as it goes along and you realize that it isn't about a murder and does not lampoon the American advertising industry in 1960.
NOW Magazine  |  Staff  |  07-07-2008  |  TV

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