Original 'Mad Woman' Talks About 60s Advertising and Office Hats

Jan Maas, author of the book Mad Women, which is about exactly what it sounds like, stopped by the Saturday edition of CBS This Morning to make the hosts feel bad for not wishing her a happy 80th birthday and to tell America how difficult it was to be an ad-woman in the 60's. After gushing about how much she loved the… » 3/17/12 5:50pm 3/17/12 5:50pm

Is Betty Draper Loathsome — Or Just Misunderstood?

With her Ice Princess demeanor and penchant for shaming her daughter, Betty Draper is one of Mad Men's most despised characters. But are viewers just failing to understand her complexity? » 8/27/10 1:21pm 8/27/10 1:21pm

Christina Hendricks Took The Clothes Off Of Her Joan Holloway Barbie…

The actress says: "I kind of undressed her a little bit… She had a cool corset on. I love playing with her. Bring over your Roger doll!" » 8/02/10 11:26am 8/02/10 11:26am

Christina Hendricks' Body Is A Role Model, According To Official

In a misguided attempt to get women to love their bodies, British Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone has suggested we all try to look like Christina Hendricks. We'll get right on that. » 7/26/10 9:30am 7/26/10 9:30am

Video: Mad Men Ladies Want More Drinking And Smoking [Updated]

To tantalize us for Mad Men's July 25 premiere, AMCtv.com gave us an exclusive clip in which Christina Hendricks and Elisabeth Moss get goofy while discussing '60s men and fashions, and January Jones is, well, more reserved and Betty-like. » 6/29/10 6:35pm 6/29/10 6:35pm

SexyFace: Joan Holloway Edition

When Esquire asked its readers to vote for "The Best-Looking Woman In America," 30% of them reportedly voted for Mad Men's Christina Hendricks, who beat out Megan Fox and Adriana Lima to snag the May cover of the magazine. [ONTD] » 4/17/10 4:30pm 4/17/10 4:30pm

South Korean Women "Peer Pressured" Into Passing On Maternity Leave

What would force someone to spend $8,600 taking out ads in major newspapers proclaiming "I Am A Bad Woman?" For Hwang Myoung-eun, the full page polemic the only way to vent her frustration as a working mother. » 3/01/10 5:40pm 3/01/10 5:40pm

The Future Of The Women Of Mad Men, From The Creator Himself

In an interview with E!'s Jennifer Godwin, there's good news and bad news. The good news? Betty's coming back. Matt Weiner says: "I don't like spoilers, but you will find out that January's contract has been renewed." He adds: » 12/18/09 2:20pm 12/18/09 2:20pm

No Holiday Party Is Complete Without Joan's Cocktails

At Christina Hendricks' holiday party last weekend she served her guests, including Jon Hamm, shrimp skewers and a cocktail she invented. She's shared the recipe for her Corzo Pumpkin Spice Cocktail, which is served in a martini glass, naturally. [People] » 12/16/09 5:40pm 12/16/09 5:40pm

Mad Men Creator/Executive Producer Matthew Weiner Spills Mad Details

In this interview, Weiner talks about the disintegration of Betty and Don's marriage, the infamous lawn mower incident and Joan's husband joining the army: "What will happen to him and what will happen to them, who knows?" [The Daily Beast] » 11/24/09 4:40pm 11/24/09 4:40pm

Joan Holloway Harris Paper Dolls

Illustrator Dyna Moe has once again created Joan paper dolls, this time based on her wardrobe from season 3, including the John Deere massacre bloodstains! [Flickr] » 11/11/09 4:20pm 11/11/09 4:20pm

Bon Voyage, Betty! And Other Meditations On Mad Men

Watching Betty and Don's final fight on Sunday night, I couldn't help but be overwhelmed with a sense of glee. Hasta La Vista, Betty! » 11/10/09 5:00pm 11/10/09 5:00pm

Mad Men: Ain't That A Kick In The Head?

Mr. Whitman got kicked in the head by a horse, and Mr. Draper got kicked in the head by a "whore." Don's always been ambivalent about this life. Now that he's about to lose it, he wants it all back. » 11/09/09 12:00pm 11/09/09 12:00pm

Mad Men Season Finale Open Thread

Here we are at the end of the third season of Mad Men, and all hell has broken loose in the world of Sterling Cooper. What will become of the characters we know and sometimes love? Let's find out. » 11/08/09 9:45pm 11/08/09 9:45pm

Mad Men Open Thread Tonight!

Excited about the season finale of Mad Men tonight? So are we! Therefore, we're putting up an open thread tonight so you can watch the 60s explode all over Don Draper and Co. with your fellow commenters. Come join us! » 11/08/09 3:35pm 11/08/09 3:35pm

The Best Of Everything: A Women's-Only Time Warp, With Maid Service

For genteel young career women moving to the big bad city, there's just one respectable option: women's residences, where it's apparently always 1950. And awesome. » 11/05/09 1:00pm 11/05/09 1:00pm

Mad Men: The Episode Where Everything Changes

We've all been tensed, waiting for it, since the show started: the moment when everyone's world would be blown apart. And so November 22, 1963 came to Sterling Cooper. And, as Pete Campbell put it, "the whole country was drinking." » 11/02/09 12:00pm 11/02/09 12:00pm

"Peace, Love, All These Aspirations… It Wasn't Normal Then… She Is, In…

Abigail Spencer, aka Miss Farrell from Mad Men. In addition, she spills that creator Matt Weiner told her to listen to a Leonard Cohen song, "Suzanne": "If you read the lyrics, you'll get it." [ONTD via AMC] » 10/30/09 9:20am 10/30/09 9:20am