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Mad Men

Apr 8, 2013 — As Season 6 of Mad Men brings us at last to 1968, will the show tackle the racial turbulence of the time head-on, or will race merely remain an occasional catalyst for discomfort?
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Jul 19, 2012 — If the show about Madison Avenue in the '60s wins again, it will be the first to have been honored with five "best drama" Emmys.
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Apr 2, 2012 — Mitt Romney's son Tagg responded to the episode today in a pair of Tweets. In the first, he said, "Seriously, lib media mocking my dead grandpa?" And in the second, "George Romney was as good a man I've ever known. Inspirational leader, worked for civil rights, promoted freedom. We need more like him."
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Mar 25, 2012 — Prepare your aprons and your rye — Mad Men is back — and with it an unofficial cookbook inspired by the food of the popular AMC show set in the 1960's. The cookbook looks to the restaurants, bars and kitchens that serve as a backdrop to some of the series' most memorable moments.
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Oct 27, 2010Mad Men's Roger Sterling's memoir will be a real book, published by Grove/Atlantic next month — now we can all find out what actually happened with Mrs. Blankenship — Queen of Perversions— back in the day.
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Sep 10, 2010 — Historical photo research points to a man named Steve Frankfurt — the original Don Draper, more or less.
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May 14, 2010 — We take a brief look at just how good 30 Rock still is when it's good, which is ... not all the time, unfortunately.
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Sep 10, 2008 — So what do you think? To all the TV junkies out there, how do you justify your watching?
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Jul 28, 2008 — Tired of feminism? Systemic sexism is alive and well in series drama Mad Men.
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