At Rolling Stone:
Inside ‘Mad Men’: On Set and Behind the Scenes of the Emmy- Winning Show
The caption for the above photo?
“I fly very low on the radar,” says Hamm. “Mark Twain said it: ‘I’d rather say nothing and be thought an idiot than open my mouth and remove all doubt.’ Another Missouri boy, Mark Twain. The petulant, shitty movie-star mentality – that burns out pretty quick.”
I was at the supermarket the other day and Vanity Fair has Hamm on the cover surrounded by the gorgeous ladies of Mad Men, but so far the Vanity Fair website is not showing it.
I’m liking how the ads are tying-in with the show; here’s a Behind the Scenes of Unilever’s Retro ‘Mad Men’ Ads
Here’s one of their ads (which was preceded by a Purdue Chicken ad. Young Mr. Purdue’s looking more like Old Mr. Purdue every day.),
Recap of last week’s episode at the Wall Street Journal,
‘Mad Men,’ Season 4, Episode 6, ‘Waldorf Stories’: TV Recap
Preview of tonight’s episode,
This season’s question:
The more concrete Draper becomes—and the more he asserts himself as a character, the more problematic he becomes for the audience. Can we continue to be enthralled if Draper is no longer our hero/anti-hero?
UPDATE, Monday September 6,
After watching last night’s episode, and pondering the above question, I have yet one more question,
Should we also be thankful that the writers didn’t show us Don actually throwing up at the toilet, but only did sound effects and his legs sticking out of the stall?