The Weekend in Pop Culture: Some Very Mad Men
May18

The Weekend in Pop Culture: Some Very Mad Men

Hope you guys had plenty of scotch at the ready, because last night we said a boozy farewell to Mad Men, the acclaimed period drama about identity theft that everyone is cool with because when you are pretty like Jon Hamm you can be forgiven for anything. After seven seasons of examining ’60s-era sexism, excess and sideburns, Matt Weiner and his staff finally brought the series to a close in a way that I’m sure will divide fans...

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Things You Should Know About: ‘Black Mirror’
Dec19

Things You Should Know About: ‘Black Mirror’

Here’s the deal: There’s no TV show more formative for me than The Twilight Zone. What Rod Serling was able to achieve in the 1950s/60s television landscape was staggering, but even more impressive is how well the show stands the test of time. From pig-people to bookworms, bomb shelters to cannibals, The Twilight Zone has stayed fixed in our social consciousness, and it’s a show that’s followed me from childhood to adulthood....

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