Tag Archives: Don Draper

Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Signal 30” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

In this corner, Les Chappell of A Helpless Compiler! In this corner, Cory Barker of TV Surveillance! In this corner, Andy Daglas of The Vast Wasteland! And in this corner, the fifth episode of Mad Men‘s fifth season! Queensberry rules apply … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Mystery Date” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

The long dark night of the soul is over, and after some disturbing Lynchian nightmares we’ve awoken to another installment of the Barker Chappell Daglas roundtable discussion. Again, if you’re new to the discussion I’ve partnered with Cory Barker of … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “Tea Leaves” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

Well, it worked out well last week, so once again it’s time for the Barker Chappell Daglas reviewing roundtable. If you happened to miss last week’s installment on “A Little Kiss” (readily available over at TV Surveillance), I’ve teamed up … Continue reading

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Barker Chappell Daglas Mad Men Roundtable: Tea Leaves

Welcome to the second installment of the Barker Chappell Daglas roundtable discussion. If you happened to miss last week’s installment on “A Little Kiss” (readily available over at TV Surveillance), Cory Barker, Andy Daglas and myself have teamed up for … Continue reading

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Back and Forth: Mad Men Roundtable, “A Little Kiss” (with Cory Barker and Andy Daglas)

The wait is over. After 17 months, a cloud of almost Stalinist secrecy and a period where at least two similar shows trying to capitalize on its absence flamed out fast, AMC’s flagship drama Mad Men has returned to the … Continue reading

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Podcast: Television Collision Aftershock #1 (with Phoebe Raven)

Over at CC2K, my friend Phoebe Raven has relaunched the podcast accompanying her regular Television Collision column, now under the heading “Television Collision: Aftershock,” and she asked me to come in as a special guest for the inaugural installment. Given … Continue reading

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Hanging One’s Hat: Haberdashery as TV Criticism

Last Sunday, sandwiched between the juggernaut of the NFC/AFC championships and the surprising resilience of Once Upon A Time, NBC elected to burn off the two remaining episodes of their beleaguered drama Prime Suspect. The decision came as no surprise … Continue reading

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