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UNCOOL: Hmm. Mad Men S5 E9 “Dark Shadows”

May 15, 2012 by

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words: TA Ok all, I’m officially getting sick of Megan. She is taking up a ridiculous amount of screen-time for a new character (compare her to Dawn, for example), and she is starting to amount to nothing more than a Mary Sue to my eyes (for those of you not familiar with that term, click the link, […]

COOL: Mad Men S5 E7 “At the Codfish Ball” aka. Something to Sink our Teeth Into

April 30, 2012 by

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words. TA Oh, I really loved this episode. Yay! Why? I think I figured it out: because instead of having a Theme and Things With Meaning, it had a lot of characters, interacting with a lot of other characters, and all of these interactions intersected and overlapped in ways that weren’t so easy to map. […]

COOL: Mad Men S5E3 discussion “Tea Leaves”

April 2, 2012 by

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words: TA Let me start by saying: I love this show again! I have always loved Betty—not as a person, because she’s a complete narcissist, but as a character. This episode proved to me what a great character she is: she has always been the person on the show most defined by societal expectations of […]