The crucial moment in Sunday's "Mad Men" was Sally Draper's terrible discovery of her father having an affair with his neighbor — but the episode also slipped in a tantalizing new clue about Bob's mysterious motives. But I think that suggestion is classic "Mad Men" misdirection. In fact, I'd argue, Bob has masterfully identified and exploited Pete Campbell's greatest insecurity.
That was clearly the question on one "Mad Men" fan's mind when they created this "remix" video, which takes snippets of scenes from the hit AMC series -- which has its much-anticipated season premiere this weekend -- and re-shuffles them to appear as if Draper Jon Hamm and Roger Sterling John Slattery were lovers. Take a look at some of the best LGBT-related viral videos of the past year below:. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
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The show was obsessed with sex, surfaces and the American dream in a way that even the straightest moments could seem a little queer. But true to the atmosphere ofit is silent. That is until Elliot, a charming client, takes Sal out for a drink and reads him like Hooked on Phonics. But it is her roommate and college gal-pal, Carol, who seems to want more than just some fries with that shake.
Are you watching Mad Men? You have not been getting a truly balanced view of what it was like to be gay in advertising in that time period. I was there, as a junior writer, then a senior writer, then a group head through the s, and then a creative director in the s.
The series premiered on July 19,on the cable network AMC. After seven seasons, comprising 92 episodes, Mad Men ' s final episode aired on May 17, According to the pilot episode, the phrase "Mad men" was a slang term coined in the s by advertisers all men working on Mad ison Avenue to refer to themselves—a claim that has since been disputed.
Part 1 The Time of Their Lives. Answer: not the product, not the thing itself. What people buy is the pleasure they hope to experience, the relief from a fear they want to assuage, the answer to an aching they long to satisfy.
So when men are scrabbling around in the sun-scorched dirt for food, or swimming their way through Covent Garden, or sheltering their family from Mad Max-style societal breakdown, they can at least comfort themselves that their precious heterosexuality remains intact. Here is a little-discussed feature of homophobia. We know that its principal victims are, of course, LGBTQ people: from the lifelong impact on mental health caused by abuse and rejection, to the constant menace of verbal and physical assault. But homophobia can harm straight men, too — driving them into destructive behaviour that impacts on the people around them.
This article is from the archive of our partner. All of which might be a slow build to the coming-out party of the show's second major gay character, some of which might speak to bigger issues about being gay in the '60s, a little bit of which might be a preview of the Stonewall Riots to come, and none of which may mean much of anything concrete. So what do you believe about Bob Benson?