This month, we're devoting all of our pages to the small screen, focusing on a single show that, over the course of its seven seasons, has proven itself to be one of the most intelligent, layered, compelling, and engaging stories ever told, on any screen.
On the one hand, it’s a thrill to see Don out in the open, no longer encumbered by his secret. On the other, honesty doesn’t seem to have clarified his life all that much.
There has to be some internal work going on, too. Otherwise the nostalgia will get you in the end.
An interview with Matt Zoller Seitz
This is the first time Don has ever been alone, secure but untethered, and without secrets.
Yowza. When you’re already cheering during the opening credits, you know it’s gonna be a good one. “Time & Life”...
An interview with Alissa Wilkinson
I once had vertigo for twenty days straight. The dizziness was worst when I had to look up–to reach for...
An interview with Kara VanderBijl
I was always a little afraid Betty Draper might grow up to be Livia Soprano. When I tried to imagine...
An interview with Brianna Ashby
In the end, Don is saved by strangers.