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As AMC's 1960s drama "Mad Men" comes to a close, we offer stories with the cast and crew, video interviews and photo galleries.

  • On the morning after the end of 'Mad Men'

    On the morning after the end of 'Mad Men'

    There is a human need to account and sum up; to write the obituary on every completed life, an urge toward postmortem analysis that can apply even to television characters, especially now that every drama and most comedies have a serial backbone, an ongoing narrative thrust. "Mad Men," Matt Weiner's...

  • 'Mad Men' finale recap: There's no place like om

    'Mad Men' finale recap: There's no place like om

    Could it be that “Mad Men” is actually the origin story of a really famous commercial? In a twist that no one could have predicted -- oh wait, someone kinda did -- the Series That Changed Television ends with Don Draper sitting in lotus pose on a cliff overlooking the Pacific at an Esalen-like...

  • 'Mad Men' finale: Jon Hamm, Matthew Weiner are praised at after-party

    'Mad Men' finale: Jon Hamm, Matthew Weiner are praised at after-party

    When Matthew Weiner, the wizard behind AMC’s “Mad Men,” stepped through the doors Sunday night at the drama's finale after-party in downtown Los Angeles, it was as if he had just completed a revelatory hippie spiritual retreat a la Don Draper. Most of Los Angeles (at least, the portion that watched...

  • 'Mad Men' cast says goodbye with daylong blowout

    'Mad Men' cast says goodbye with daylong blowout

    Jon Hamm called it "our fourth goodbye," but for him and the rest of the cast and crew of AMC's "Mad Men," it was the final and, unquestionably, the longest farewell. In a daylong blowout that combined an almost defiant air of celebration (Sad? Who? Us?) with the inevitable anguish ("Tomorrow morning,...

  • 'Mad Men' finale: How fans reacted to the series' conclusion

    'Mad Men' finale: How fans reacted to the series' conclusion

    On Sunday night, Don Draper's decade-long odyssey through 1960s America and the ad world finally came to an end on a clifftop in Big Sur as the final episode of "Mad Men" aired. Few series and showrunners have been as obsessed with keeping secrets as "Mad Men" and Matt Weiner, but now there are...

  • 'Mad Men' finale: Matthew Weiner says ending is 'true to the show'

    'Mad Men' finale: Matthew Weiner says ending is 'true to the show'

    It's finale day for "Mad Men," and show creator Matthew Weiner, trying to sum it up, says it feels awfully reminiscent of Thanksgiving. The 49-year-old writer — along with the main cast and selected crew — was on hand for a "Mad Men" Q&A presented Sunday afternoon by the Television Academy at the...

  • TV shows that catch interior designers' eyes

    TV shows that catch interior designers' eyes

    As "Mad Men" comes to an end, we asked several designers: What shows will you watch for inspiration in the future? "The Knick" (Cinemax) Beautiful brownstones, an opium den in a bordello and heavy Victorian furnishings make for "very decadent interiors," says Schuyler Samperton. "Despite the elegance,...

  • We've certainly been 'Mad' for modern

    We've certainly been 'Mad' for modern

    In its nearly eight years on the air, AMC's period drama "Mad Men" became must-see TV for design professionals and decor fans and, arguably, a boon to the home furnishings industry. The interiors — conceived by production designer Dan Bishop and painstakingly appointed by set decorators Amy Wells...

  • 'Mad Men's' Matthew Weiner greets the end with exhilaration, woe

    'Mad Men's' Matthew Weiner greets the end with exhilaration, woe

    Matthew Weiner, the creator and executive producer of AMC's "Mad Men," is no stranger to showmanship. Whether on a panel promoting his four-time Emmy winner for best drama or masterfully pulling off the "Zou Bisou Bisou" scene in the fifth-season premiere, the gregarious show runner enjoys the...

  • Now that 'Mad Men' has changed the TV landscape, what does it all mean?

    Now that 'Mad Men' has changed the TV landscape, what does it all mean?

    High school AP classes may be churning out theories about the green light at the end of Daisy's pier or Andy Warhol's tomato soup cans, but the most popularly deconstructed symbol in and of American culture these days is "Mad Men's" falling guy. As AMC's first scripted drama heads toward its May...

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