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Mad Men: “Indian Summer” of (Hesitant, Repressed) Self Love

Previously on Mad Men: Roger behaved poorly and had a heart attack, Joan hated men but to the great disappointment of her roommate not enough to give them up in favor of women, Don had an existential crisis and went running to Rachel, who, against what we know to be her better judgment, was totally […]

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Mad Men: Long Weekend, Not Quite at Bernie’s, but We Came Really Close

Previously on Mad Men: Betty dealt with disappointment and housewife angst by opening fire on some pigeons, Pete dealt with conflicting feelings regarding his secret lady friend by punching Ken in the face, Don dealt with feelings by refusing to have feelings.

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Mad Men: They Shoot Fat Girls, Don’t They?

Previously on Mad Men: Don had an extended flashback, told off some hipsters, and brought an account home with Peggy’s ideas. Peggy went there on an office couch with Pete and ripped her blouse. She was also awesome and adorable on the dance floor. Sal almost went there with a lipstick executive, but he couldn’t […]

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Mad Men: “The Hobo Code” for This Guy’s a Jerk

Last time on Mad Men: We were more than half-finished with the season! Joan went on a trip and left Roger feeling whiny, so he drank all of Don’s booze and fondled his wife, so Don made him puke oysters in front of some political bigwigs. Peggy continued to work two jobs with no extra […]

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Mad Men: Exile in Babylon

Last time on Mad Men: Everything was kind of terrible and sad, except for the short story-writing rivalry among the Smarmies, which was hilarious. Pete didn’t deserve Trudy, but then again he never does. Peggy tried to be a good secretary and mostly succeeded. Joan won, but then again she always does.

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Mad Men: “5G” – A Sad Room

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Mad Men: Marriage of Figaro and “I Don’t Like Your Tone”

Previously on Mad Men: Betty killed a bird bath, Midge killed a television, Peggy killed Paul’s hopes and dreams of having a shag on his office couch, off-screen Pete killed any romantic notions I’ve ever held about Niagara Falls. Sal was never there; don’t tell anyone you saw him.

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Mad Men: Ladies’ Room – A Bad Place to Cry, A Good Place to Overshare and Tip Poorly

Last time on Mad Men: We met Don Draper, his new secretary, assorted sassy women, and Christina Hendricks’s breasts! Sal was (secretly!) gay! Don was (sort of secretly!) married!

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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 […]