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Even Elisabeth Moss Can’t Save ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 5

Over two decades of TV, the burden placed on Elisabeth Moss’ face would leave a lesser actor permanently disfigured. “Mad Men” pushed Peggy from a surprise pregnancy through bitter battles with a bitchy boss. “Top of the Lake” cast her as a sexual assault specialist. Hell, even “The West Wing” put President Bartlet’s daughter, Zoey, […]

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‘Confess, Fletch’ Trailer: Jon Hamm and John Slattery Set a ‘Mad Men’ Reunion in Maddening Mystery

Almost 40 years since the original “Fletcher” film and Jon Hamm is now taking over as the wise-cracking investigative reporter, Irwin M. Fletcher.Originally portrayed by Chevy Chase in “Fletch” in the ’80s, Fletcher is now a semi-retired reporter living in Europe and writing about lifestyle, art, and travel. That is, until he is hired to […]

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How Christina Hendricks’ Accordion Skills Made It Into The Mad Men Script

One of the ways “Mad Men” makes its many dour moments more palatable is through music, from impromptu musical numbers to dinner party concerts. Who can forget Bert Cooper’s song-and-dance number, or Megan Draper’s French serenade of “Zou Bisou Bisou.” In another memorable musical moment from the show, Joan Holloway sings in French while also […]

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Robert Morse Was An Integral Part Of Mad Men, One Of The Greatest Shows Of The 21st Century

There’s an episode of “Mad Men” with an especially morbid subplot. The agency is in chaos, a client is in town, and in the middle of an important presentation, Miss Blankenship (Randee Heller), Bertram Cooper’s elderly secretary and the entire firm’s crotchety grandma, dies. It’s played for laughs, but not really. While everyone is concerned, their […]

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