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  • As ‘Mad Men’ concludes, creator ready to rest on laurels, stay offline

    May 18, 2015 | 12:02 pm

    For "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner, Monday is the day to begin "officially resting on my laurels" and staying off the Internet while he basks in the twilight of the television show that has occupied his life for the last eight years.

    "This whole thing has exceeded all of my...

  • Does Don Draper want to be Jewish?

    April 6, 2015 | 11:42 am

    Spoiler alert: The post below discusses the content of “Mad Men” Season 7, Episode 8 (“Severance”)

    In the weeks before the beginning of the final season of “Mad Men,” the show’s creator Matthew Weiner did rounds of interviews on his Jewish roots. He even recently sat down for an ...

  • Matthew Weiner on ‘Mad Men’ and male friendships

    August 22, 2014 | 3:05 pm

    As the creator of "Mad Men," AMC Networks' period TV drama and its brooding, dysfunctional ad man Don Draper, Matthew Weiner has had some experience in exploring the male psyche.

    In his directorial feature film debut "Are You Here," in theaters on Friday, Weiner wanted to tackle...

  • ‘Mad Men’s’ Jewish factor

    April 10, 2013 | 6:56 am

    Advertising, it’s fair to say, is in Ben Feldman’s blood.

    Yes, he technically plays a fictional advertiser, the Jewish copywriter in AMC’s award-winning drama “Mad Men.” But Feldman says it was his excellent marketing skills that landed him the role.

    “The casting loved that I...