The "Mad Men" creator spoke out against writer Kater Gordon's accusations during a book signing.
Matthew Weiner denied the allegations.
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.
You've developed a taste for Jon Hamm: Based on a collection of short stories by Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov, Ovation's
"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.
Did you watch the "Mad Men" finale on Sunday? Were you confused? Do you have theories of what happened to Don, Peggy and
You know I was just waiting to bust out a classic Buddhist text, right? I’ll get to why I’m doing so in a bit, but that reference
"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.