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James Garner, Howard Morris, Tony Randall, Howard Duff in 1962’s Boys Night Out. Starring (and produced by) Kim Novak, this silly mid-century “sex comedy” was supposed to revive her film career. Instead, it helped James Garner make the leap from Maverick to the big screen. TCM plans a day-long marathon tribute to Garner’s work, in better roles than this one, on July 28.

James Garner, Howard Morris, Tony Randall, Howard Duff in 1962’s Boys Night Out. Starring (and produced by) Kim Novak, this silly mid-century “sex comedy” was supposed to revive her film career. Instead, it helped James Garner make the leap from Maverick to the big screen. TCM plans a day-long marathon tribute to Garner’s work, in better roles than this one, on July 28.

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#MadMen Evil Jim Cutler, who rolled up silently on these two at SC&P like the devil incarnate. Screen image via Tom & Lorenzo

#MadMen Evil Jim Cutler, who rolled up silently on these two at SC&P like the devil incarnate. Screen image via Tom & Lorenzo

May
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"Well, it is a lot of money!" I’d also love a GIF of evil Jim Cutler, silently gliding up to Sterling and Joan at the post-Cooper office, as if on wheels. The devil is in Mr. Cutler, so what does that make Roger Sterling?

"Well, it is a lot of money!" I’d also love a GIF of evil Jim Cutler, silently gliding up to Sterling and Joan at the post-Cooper office, as if on wheels. The devil is in Mr. Cutler, so what does that make Roger Sterling?

May
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#MadMen faux Burger Chef location/set was an actual building.

(via Franklin Avenue: L.A. CAMEO: Here’s Where “Mad Men” Shot Those Burger Chef Scenes)

May
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"Rock Your Baby," demo reel for a doc about TK Records studio boss Henry Stone, and the Miami disco sound. Hope this film is eventually completed; it’s by Mark Moormann, the same director who did "Tom Dowd & The Language of Music.”

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And it still happens today, see almost any review of a female artist’s music for an example.

And it still happens today, see almost any review of a female artist’s music for an example.

May
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#MadMen Only months after a Plaza brunch, where would Margaret Sterling Hargrove meet commune-dwellers? 


Off-screen and on the street, perhaps on the way home from a meeting of the Junior League. Granted, old boho-musician socialites like John and Michelle Phillips were raising kids among the hippies during this era (and we know how that turned out). And the Silver Fox demo didn’t have much trouble encountering young girls coming to the metaphorical canyon who were happy to get it on with any old rich guy. Maybe something terrible is going to happen to Margaret on the way to or from Woodstock?

#MadMen Only months after a Plaza brunch, where would Margaret Sterling Hargrove meet commune-dwellers?

Off-screen and on the street, perhaps on the way home from a meeting of the Junior League. Granted, old boho-musician socialites like John and Michelle Phillips were raising kids among the hippies during this era (and we know how that turned out). And the Silver Fox demo didn’t have much trouble encountering young girls coming to the metaphorical canyon who were happy to get it on with any old rich guy. Maybe something terrible is going to happen to Margaret on the way to or from Woodstock?

May
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[Lou Avery’s] idea of popular culture is a film that’s older than Peggy; or, in other words, he is a tosser and the old world still has some smouldering to do before it bursts into flames.
— From Mad Men recap: season seven, episode three “Field Day,” at theguardian.com
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Who says the Web is too big to be influenced by one person? #MadMen web traffic…

(via Are you mad for “Mad Men”? Outbrain reveals which State is “mad” for the antics of Don Draper [Infographic] | Outbrain)

Who says the Web is too big to be influenced by one person? #MadMen web traffic…

(via Are you mad for “Mad Men”? Outbrain reveals which State is “mad” for the antics of Don Draper [Infographic] | Outbrain)