Bet they wish they hadn’t.
He’s not quite as creepy now that you know he’s the son of the show’s creator, is he? And yes, it’s Glen with one N.
Take that, sexism of the Mad Men era!
Can you imagine Mad Men without Jon Hamm? Or 30 Rock without Alec Baldwin? In 2009, Hamm told Entertainment Weekly that “I actually auditioned for the role of Jack Donaghy. … It was way early in the process. So somewhere on tape, there exists me talking about three kinds of heat.”
Before Slattery, Talia Balsam was married to none other than GEORGE CLOONEY from 1989 to 1993.
Megan tells Don, “The radio said there’s a smog emergency. The air’s toxic. I don’t want that in here.” In the world Matthew Weiner’s created, this is less about the historical reference point and much more about symbolism, however, the smog did cause real problems for real New Yorkers of the time.
The smoggiest day the city experienced that year was on November 24th (in Mad Men it’s mentioned as Megan is preparing Thanksgiving dinner), and there are varying reports that the smog killed anywhere from 169 to 400 people in the city that year.
Randee Heller is only 63, despite the fact that her character only survived six episodes on the show before keeling over at her desk.
Not bad, Peggy. Not bad at all.
His name is Joel Murray and he’s actually got quite a long acting resume.
The pilot was filmed in New York City. So yeah, last week’s scene at the Museum of Natural History? Filmed at the one in LA.
Because she had not been cast yet, it is a photo of Matthew Weiner’s mom.
Lions Gate Entertainment receives an estimated $2.71 million from AMC for each episode.
The 1976 film starred Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, and William Holden.
She told LA Weekly, “I never thought I would make a single, let alone an actual, physical record, because there’s a 7-inch vinyl out there too.”
Matthew Weiner spoke to the Chicago Tribune in 2008 about it:
“I mislead the audience all over the place, and that’s the fun of the show. I give out little bits of information at a time and then play on that,” he said.
But was he clear about the fact that Peggy’s sister is not raising Peggy’s son. He said the child was given up for adoption.
Weiner told the times, “It was always my feeling that the show lacked a certain authenticity because we never could have an actual master recording of the Beatles performing. It always felt to me like a flaw. Because they are the band, probably, of the 20th century.”
Yes, that’s what a young Bert Cooper looks like.
Alongside Damages, who was also nominated in the same category that year.
The song is called “A Beautiful Mine” and you can listen to the full version here.
…Literally saying “Bye Bye” to his “Birdie”.
In an interview with The Guardian, the man who plays Pete Campbell suggested that he doesn’t have much money, a TV, or even a toilet:
I have been in a slow process of selling and giving away everything I own. Like, I don’t have a toilet at the moment. My house is just a wooden box. I mean I am planning to get a toilet at some point. But for now I have to go to the neighbours. I threw it all out.
Can you even imagine Sterling Cooper without her?
Thanks to California state law that forbids smoking in the workplace, the cast puffs on herbal cigarettes instead.
Harris played Professor Albus Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter movies (The Sorcerer’s Stone and The Chamber Of Secrets) but died in 2002.