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Mad Men Chat finale – Now in podcast form!

The Mad Men chat finally comes to you in audio form!

That’s right: instead of a long chatlog, we here at Extended Play have finally – after something like a month of arguing and cajoling and maybe one bribe – gotten together and discussed Don Draper, Roger Sterling, et al. Listen in as Heather, Jenn and I argue and agree and, at least once, give me the cold shoulder when I suggest the dog from Lost was wicked.

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Mad Men Chat, Episode 11 – “Since when do we have donuts?”

Mark: Roger is really sneaky when he goes and covers his tracks: the pretend phone call, the lies about flying to see Lucky Strike, trying to seduce Joan once again. It’s a real low point for a guy who, frankly, has always been a little slimy. I feel like this season is starting to see him fall where Don goes through similar problems but has the wherewithal to kind of even himself out. Continue reading ‘Mad Men Chat, Episode 11 – “Since when do we have donuts?”’


even in 1964, i can’t escape hipsters

This episode was directed by Mad Men’s own silver fox, John Slattery! Props to him for a job well done, I actually noticed and commented on the lighting and angles in this episode. Props also to Weiner and co. for allowing him to take the reins on what turned out to be a great, non-filler episode.

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Christmas in July

This season’s Mad Men is all about how the times, they-have-a-changed, and last night’s episode highlighted it in the best of ways – by bringing back the old and having it clash with the new.

In some ways it was like a return to form. The office had a big wild party, everyone was drinking, Roger started hitting on Joan like crazy, it almost could have been season two (if it weren’t for the stylish new office and Don passing out alone in his hallway). But anyway,

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