With a few days passed in April, it’s time to look ahead to what’s coming out in the next 3 months in movies, music, tv, and games. Before we would pretty much include everything we could look of, but that went deep into the land of ridiculous lengthiness, so to make this less painful all around we’ve decided to pick (no more than) our top three selections in each category. Enjoy! [Read more...]
Day three of the Best Of lists is upon us, bringing about our thoughts on the best and worst of what TV brought us this past year. Some shows returned stronger than ever, others stumbled slightly, all the while new shows fought the ratings to deserve respectable seasons. Through it all, the one thing that remained clear was that sitting in front of your TV screen was an acceptable excuse for spending a night in. [Read more...]
With so much of my (Lauren’s) personality constructed by Television, from PBS shows of my childhood to everything Joss Whedon that influenced my sense of humor and sarcasm, it’s no surprise that every year I get pretty excited for the pilots making their attempt to gain viewers. Not only that, but sometimes I go crazy fanatic for those shows I have come to love for seasons and seasons. Chuck is only a half season!? Community is getting shelved!? NNNOOO!!!! Good thing there are some great new shows that helped these irritated wounds sting a little less. [Read more...]
Focusing on the women in Mad Men’s life is a common occurrence for the show but I don’t know if it has ever been as exclusively displayed as this. Outside his interactions with Sally and Faye, Don doesn’t really have a story here and surprisingly it didn’t really hurt the episode.
So I have been hustling and bustling back and forth half way across the country these last 10 days and have neglected reviewing the last two weeks of Mad Men. Well I am here today to right that wrong in a couple of brief recaps and some bullets about the missed episodes on the site. Hope you enjoy and I will fully recap/review the final episodes of the season in a timely manor.
Longing was the word of the night in the world of Mad Men, except if your name was Pete Campbell. From Don longing to get off the phone with Lucky Strike in the opening scene, Allison looking through that two way mirror, or Peggy’s entire arc for the episode that simplest of human emotions was everywhere in The Rejected. Rejection is usually right in line with longing and Mad Men did a great job of showing these emotions come out in people in a variety of ways.
I think a better title for this episode would have been, “Don and Lane’s Excellent New Years Adventure.” That segment last night was hands down the funniest seven minutes or so of Mad Men in this viewer’s opinion and was a brilliant addition to an already terrific season of Mad Men.