Matthew Weiner Identifies With Peggy, Wants Don's Car

The New York Times Magazine offered a peek into Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner's L.A. home, which unsurprisingly has a retro feel (though it's more '30s than '60s and there isn't a fainting couch in sight). But of course, some bits of the show have seeped into his real life. Weiner is a fan of whiskey, and like many… » 10/02/11 11:32pm 10/02/11 11:32pm

Mad Men Talks Fall Apart Over Network's Crappy Demands

Earlier, we learned that Matt Weiner was close to making a deal with AMC to bring back Mad Men for two seasons, but now negotiations have broken down — and with good reason. You may not feel much sympathy for Weiner after learning that he's demanding $30 million over the next two years, which would him the highest-paid … » 3/29/11 12:23pm 3/29/11 12:23pm

Mad Men Is Coming Back, But Not Anytime Soon

There's good news and bad news for Mad Men fans. Creator Matt Weiner is working on a deal that would extend the show through a fifth and sixth season, but negotiations are taking so long that we won't be spending Sundays with Don and Joan this summer. In fact, production may be so delayed that the program won't come… » 3/22/11 11:48pm 3/22/11 11:48pm

The Debate As To Whether Or Not America Is Still "Fun" Rages On

Responding to Katie Roiphe's argument that we've gone all virtuous since the gin-soaked days of Sterling-Cooper (which arguments in sum Amanda Marcotte termed "so wrong that it makes people physically uncomfortable") people are making the case for our own debauchery: » 8/03/10 2:31pm 8/03/10 2:31pm