The star of Mad Men—the most attractive man on television—has played to perfection an arrogant, privately self-loathing ad man for seven seasons. He deserves the statue.
The nominations are in. As usual, darkness, cynicism, and violence are well represented. But so are freer, zen-like series, like ‘Orange Is the New Black.’
The final seven episodes of the AMC series begin on a very Jewish note
And things Jews overhear while passing for white people
It’s been a grim one, but the past year has had some bright spots
Though it’s not exactly what we had in mind for the nebbishy copywriter
The fallen ad man turned to Portnoy’s Complaint on last night’s episode
Why Mad Men needs to bring Ginsberg into the fullness of its American story
Stop comparing television shows to great novels. They’ll never be as good.
Plus Natan Sharansky’s plan goes from hot to naught
Plus Neil Diamond to donate ‘Sweet Caroline’ profits to Boston victims
Another Tattler prediction come true: AMC’s 1960s New York drama series returns—full of ascendant Jews
The sixth season of Matthew Weiner’s hit AMC show begins
Revisiting copywriter Michael Ginsberg before Sunday’s Season 6 premiere
Meanwhile, chaos in Syria takes a major Assad ally
Plus Bulgaria to blame Iran and Hezbollah for Burgas bombing
Mad Men lived up to its promise of a Jewish sixties, the tradeoffs of assimilation included.
Huppah Dreams, the wedding of the week
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