Mad Men: “5G” – A Sad Room

Previously on Mad Men:

Oh, man, what even happened last week? Does anyone else feel like it’s been about a year since last Monday?

Oh, right. Things were hard for Pete, who is a WASP. Things were awkward for Don, who is an idiot. Things were”¦ weird, to say the least, for Betty, who should probably get some stuff figured out about her life. Peggy and Joan were largely absent, which is a shame. Roger told everyone to get off his lawn. Read More Mad Men: “5G” – A Sad Room

Mad Men: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes in Every Bar in Manhattan, Remember When?

Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today to witness the union of two of my greatest loves: Netflix Instant and Mad Men. While we’re all waiting impatiently for the new season to air next year, I’ll be here on Mondays recapping all the clever word play, the sexual repression, the forays into psychotherapy and shotgun ownership, and the beautiful love shared by Don and Roger. Does everyone have their adult beverage of choice, their cigarette, their conspicuous consumption? Do you feel the change blowin’ in the wind? Spectacular. Please be seated. Read More Mad Men: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes in Every Bar in Manhattan, Remember When?

Recap: America’s Next Top Model, Episode 16.4, “Antiquated Gender Roles — Fierce!”

Are you ready, Persephone readers? It’s once again time to play “I can’t believe I watch this show. Me, an actual adult!” I have a cocktail, the overwhelming encouragement of my husband (“I don’t care what you do”), and I’m ready to recap America’s Next Top Model — a show so acute and complex, it requires group Internet study. Read More Recap: America’s Next Top Model, Episode 16.4, “Antiquated Gender Roles — Fierce!”

Morbid Curiosity Monday: Hawaiian Party Casserole

I’ve been watching a lot of Mad Men this week, and I found a recipe that could have made the short list for Betty Draper’s “Trip Around the World” menu. After all, what trip around the world is complete without a stop in the mid-Pacific for some Hawaiian Party Casserole? Read More Morbid Curiosity Monday: Hawaiian Party Casserole