Mad (Wo)Men 6×13: “Well, aren’t you lucky to have decisions.”

Everyone’s disappointed that Mad Men‘s clues and parallels between Megan Draper and Sharon Tate didn’t pan out in the season finale. But my question is: Didn’t it? There was no physical violence or murder plot carried out, but if we think back to Don’s L.A. hallucination: Megan appeared to him. Surprised to see her, she … Continue reading Mad (Wo)Men 6×13: “Well, aren’t you lucky to have decisions.”

Mad (Wo)Men 6×11: “Maybe I’ll make it worth your while.”

Peggy Olson Despite Peggy’s quick progress up the corporate ladder as a copywriter, this season seems to be demonstrating how traditional Peggy’s values really are. Last week, when Joan went against the grain to bring in a new client, Peggy chastised her for being in the wrong, which is the same argument Pete Campbell presented to … Continue reading Mad (Wo)Men 6×11: “Maybe I’ll make it worth your while.”

What’s Wrong with ‘Female’ Directors? Part Two: Amy Pascal Speaks Out

Forbes interviewed Sony exec Amy Pascal, the only Hollywood studio head who is a woman, about the lack of women helmed movies, among other topics. Sony’s Zero Dark Thirty was the only Oscar Best Picture nominee to star a woman and be directed by a woman. It was also financed by Annapurna Pictures’ Megan Ellison. Pascal is … Continue reading What’s Wrong with ‘Female’ Directors? Part Two: Amy Pascal Speaks Out