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Emotional Health · Film & Television · Health

‘Mad Men,’ Seriously . . .

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

Don Draper's life is dominated by an emptiness created by the longing for the mother he never had and a need to escape from that emptiness whenever he feels uncomfortable. Matthew Weiner has given us a beautifully rendered portrait of a kind of narcissistic type known as the “as if” personality disorder.

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Arts & Culture · Film & Television

TV Review: ‘Mad Men’—the End, Part I

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

Since Day One, Don Draper's personal life has been a train wreck, but he was always able to weave magic for clients. He’s an abhorrent human being, but we root for him. The wonder of "Mad Men" is that Don, despite his womanizing and whiskey, has somehow been the moral compass of the show for us all along.

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Politics

News Mix: “Mad Men” Provides Window for Young Women; Clinton on What Difference a Woman Makes; Wal-Mart Class-Action Lawsuit to Continue; Caroline Kennedy Turns 50; Letty Cottin Pogrebin on Activism

By Womens Voices for Change
Men lack backbone for pregnancy: So says the research. Really. Describing "Mad Men," the critically acclaimed television series centered around employees of an advertising agency in 1960, Marcia Yerman writes that "the show could be a window for today’s young women, illustrating the conditions that shaped previous generations of feminists, from whom they often feel estranged." It also forced me…
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