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.”

Mad (Wo)Men 6×05: “You’re really good at everything.”

Author’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series, analyzing the female characters on Mad Men throughout season 6. A lot of people disliked last night’s episode of Mad Men, an episode which included one of the pivotal events of 1968, Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. The show does a good job of showing how life … Continue reading Mad (Wo)Men 6×05: “You’re really good at everything.”