Things You Didn’t Know About Don Draper

A short list I did as a warm-up for some comedy writing about everyone’s favorite Mad Man and awful human being who is so, so much worse than Pete from accounts, but we all forgive him because he has chutzpah. –God was originally going to spend 14 billion years making the universe what it is … Read more

Mad Men & Sexual Roles

The character Salvatore Romano on AMC’s Mad Men is particularly repressed. While his fellow ad agency employees stifle their desires and dreams in roles carved out for them by society’s expectations, they are able to sublimate them into imperfect but acceptable relationships. Not so, Salvatore, whose homosexual identity is stymied at every expression. His co-workers, … Read more