Matthew Weiner

The "Mad Men" creator spoke out against writer Kater Gordon's accusations during a book signing.
Writer Robert Towne chuckles at a question about how young the executives in Hollywood are these days, how short the institutional memory about great work of the past is -- and whether that has an impact on getting his phone calls returned.
"Freaks and Geeks" You've developed a taste for Jon Hamm: Based on a collection of short stories by Russian writer Mikhail
"You really like those AMC shows don't you?" a woman asked me recently. To which I said, "Yes, I do." For AMC means it when they say story matters here. Also, it's their compelling characters who give depth to their stories. Therefore, both story and characters matter at AMC.
Thank you Matthew Weiner, for creating a world that we could luxuriate in and learn from. And thank you for ending it on a largely optimistic note. These days, we need every ounce of hope we can get.
"I have never been clear, and I have always been able to live with ambiguities," said Weiner. "In the abstract, I did think
Finales of TV series are tough to pull off. Let's all agree. That said, Matthew Weiner, creator of Mad Men, and his team pulls off a finale by capturing hearts and minds, and also with closure.
When he’s on an upward trajectory -- calm, confident and cool -- that is also intensely magnetic. My nickname for early-seasons
At AMC's grand finale screening in Los Angeles on Sunday evening, I witnessed some of the red carpet hullabaloo and general fan hysteria behind the award-winning series.
"Artists frequently hide the steps that lead to their masterpieces. They want their work and their career to be shrouded in the mystery that it all came out at once."
Now that Mad Men has reached its endpoint, with critics dissecting its meaning and import, not to mention its influence and destiny during awards season, it is time to further point out its antecedents in literature.
If you watch the main title sequence one more time perhaps you can see the full arc of series and its characters in this brief 36 seconds.
If you watched, you're surely pondering the meaning of Draper/Whitman's latest and greatest incarnation as New Age pitchman of killer soft drinks. But I've also given a lot of thought to something else: What was Mad Men trying to tell us about America?
The highly anticipated “Mad Men” series finale on AMC has come and gone. Maureen Ryan joins HuffPost Live to discuss.
We'll miss you, Don Draper. Cheers! After eight years, "Mad Men" finally came to a close on Sunday night in a series finale
In all seriousness, I absolutely get that “Mad Men” loves to play around with ambiguity, grey areas and doubt -- and I’ve
Elisabeth Moss, Matthew Weiner, John Slattery and many more stopped by HuffPost Live to share what we can look forward to on the series finale of the AMC hit "Mad Men."