As we count down our final Mad Men episodes, issues of identity, again.
“Severance” for Mad Men characters in more ways than one.
Guilt? Grief? The casualties of corporate war? If Lane Pryce is the most obvious and pivotal phantom in the finale of Season 5’s Mad Men, he isn’t the only one. In the aftermath of his suicide, our major characters are each grappling with the price of success, and experiencing his death differently, along with a […]
A couple, embracing in a moment of intimacy. Both are seemingly on the same page, sure of their world, their judgments of others. Pete and Trudy share a moment. “Just remember. Everything’s good here,” she says, as her husband proudly rubs her pregnant belly. In an episode of Mad Men where our favorite characters find […]
Cool blondes. Very Hitchcock. Last evening I was zapping around on cable and came across 1968’s The Detective, with Frank Sinatra and Lee Remick. I had forgotten the blue of Sinatra’s eyes, and more mesmerizing – Lee Remick, with her girl-next-door appeal, her reserve, and the smoldering sexuality just beneath. I thought immediately of Mad […]