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Who won at the Golden Globes

Best Motion Picture, Drama"The Revenant"Best Motion Picture, Comedy"The Martian"Best Director, Motion PictureAlejandro Inarritu, "The Revenant"Best Actress in a Motion Picture, DramaBrie Larson, "Room"Best Actress in a Motion Picture, ComedyJennifer Lawrence, "Joy"Best Supporting Actress in a...

Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 11:49pm

The top TV moments of 2015

1. Amy Schumer's'Last F—able Day'Leave it to comedy's golden girl to bring together the mega-wattage of Tina Fey and Patricia Arquette to toast Julia Louis-Dreyfus' "last f—able day" in the Season 3 premiere of her Comedy Central show. Not only hilarious by nature, it threw astute shade at...

Monday, December 28, 2015 - 5:30pm

Linda Cardellini looks back on Lindsay Weir from parenthood

Linda Cardellini can hang with the clowns. In her breakthrough role as Lindsay Weir on “Freaks and Geeks,” she played the ordinary girl-next-door who gets subsumed into a crowd of misfits, played by future comedic stars of the Apatow-verse.Since then, the 40-year-old actress has taken on more...

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 7:57pm

January Jones and Will Forte split up, were apparently dating

I'm just going to get the whole "not even if he was the last man on earth" joke out of the way now. There. It's done. So: "Last Man on Earth" star Will Forte and his co-star January Jones havereportedly broken up after five months of dating, according to Us Weekly. And while they were both at the...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 1:39pm

Alison Brie on 'Sleeping with Other People' and getting turned on by dark things

Alison Brie laughs a lot when she talks, though she only does that half the time in “Sleeping with Other People.” She plays Lainey, who has a love addiction to a man she shouldn’t (played by Adam Scott). The only person who makes her perk up is Jake (Jason Sudeikis), a man she slept with once in...

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 12:31pm

Rosemarie DeWitt: Am I being too mean?

Rosemarie DeWitt knows her way around a low-budget, heavily improvised film, so teaming up with Joe Swanberg and Jake Johnson on "Digging for Fire" was no biggie. DeWitt stars alongside Johnson as a pair of young parents using a weekend house-sitting gig as a chance to let loose a bit — after she...

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 6:20am

Jon Hamm ditches Don Draper for his 'Minions' role

Jon Hamm's latest role calls for him to be suave, debonair and have a certain 1960s flair. But this is certainly not Don Draper. "That's a stretch," Hamm says of comparing his "Minions" character with his "Mad Men" legacy. "Herb definitely has his own style, and I don't think it's very similar to...

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 12:26pm

The 'Mad Men' final season wish list

Now that we've all had time to digest the series finale of "Mad Men," are you feeling like there were some plot threads that didn't get tied up to your satisfaction? Well, the show's writers feel your pain, but there's only so much you can cram into seven episodes of television. During a recent...

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 9:30am

'Mad Men' exhibit extended at the Museum of the Moving Image

Don Draper may have created his last ad, but you’ve got until the end of summer to immerse yourself in the world of the recently ended AMC drama"Mad Men."Originally due to close June 14, the Museum of the Moving Image'sexhibit of sets, costumes, props and personal production notes by series creator...

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 7:35am

TV Recap: 'Mad Men' finale goes out with a hilariously bleak bang

‘Mad Men’Season 7, Episode 14, ‘Person to Person’Let’s talk about that major, shocking, straight-from-deep-leftfield, controversial bombshell that happened last night: Peggy and Stan are in love! “Mad Men” granted one of its major players a happy ending, and one she, and probably we, did not expect...

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 5:33pm

Why is the Old Fashioned Don Draper's drink?

The final episode of “Mad Men”airs this Sunday, but we suspect it will leave plenty of unanswered questions to ponder over Old Fashioneds for years to come.Series creator Matthew Weinerspent an afternoon doing just that with us at Metro last month when he served as guest editor. On hand to mix (m)...

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 5:30am

Retrospective 'Mad Men' promo sets the stage for the series finale

Just in time for the final episode, airing this Sundayat 10 p.m., AMC has released the final ‘Mad Men’ promo entitled, ‘Times of Your Life.’ But fans of the iconic show beware: It’s bound to stir up feelings of nostalgia for the show.Watch your favorite characters as they relive the times that have...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 5:18pm

TV Recap: 'Mad Men,' Season 7, Episode 13: Long cons and anticlimaxes

‘Mad Men’Season 7, Episode 13, ‘The Milk and Honey Route’The penultimate episode of “Mad Men” was a sparse affair, cast-wise, with almost no time spent in the McCann Erickson offices and several key players AWOL. There was no Peggy, no Roger and, of course, no Joan. There was, however, plenty of...

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 8:38am

VIDEO: Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner answers questions from Metro readers

In case you missed it, Mad Men creator and special guest editor Matthew Weiner visited Metro offices to go over our Friday edition also to talk with staff.RELATED: PHOTOS: 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner takes over MetroMatthew also took some time to answer two questions that were sent in by our...

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 12:28am

Women at Work: You've come a long way ... Maybe

It’s been more than five decades since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act of 1963, years we’ve re-lived — or lived vicariously for the first time — watching the tumultuous rise of junior copywriter Peggy Olson on the AMC television series “Mad Men.”Olson, played by Elisabeth Moss, fights...

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 6:00am

The real Don Drapers on how 'Mad Men' changed advertising

“Mad Men” — AMC’s hit TV series set in the advertising world of mid-20th century New York — has had an enormous impact on pop culture.It’s made the Tony Soprano-like character safe for network television. It has changed the way we watch and talk about television. It has even infiltrated our...

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 5:38am

PHOTOS: 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner takes over Metro

Matthew Weiner grabs his phone and flips to a photo of him with Kim Kardashian. The creator and executive producer of “Mad Men” was at Time magazine’s 100 Gala, where he saw Kanye perform — but more importantly, he got a picture with the Instagram queen herself.“This is when you know your life has...

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 4:53am

Betty Francis, class of ‘50-something

Metro guest editor Matthew Weinerlent his brain to Metro for the April 24 paper. As part of the Mad Men-themed issue, we asked a current Bryn Mawr student, Rachel Bruce '18, for herperspective on the character of Betty Draper, who's past includes graduatingfrom the elite college in suburban...

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 5:55pm

'Mad Men' fashion: How to dress like Don, Peggy, Betty and Joan

Sure, we obsessed over the storylines, but we were also seduced by the fashion of “Mad Men.” Don’s suave, sharp suits, Joan’s curve-magnifying pencil skirts, Peggy’s quirky two-piece sets — the employees of Sterling, Cooper & Partners didn’t show up to work in everyday jeans and T-shirts. They...

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 5:34pm

Mad Men: the Era of Don Draper was formative for major sports leagues

Mad Men sheds light on the palpable impact the 1960s (and early 70s) had as a formative time period for the culture we know today.And just as social norms, politics and the world of advertising experienced a critical period during the Mad Men era, so too did the world of sports.From humble...

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 3:15pm