Could Mel Gibson learn a little something from ‘Mad Men’?


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Mel Gibson could’ve learned a thing or two about “What Women Want” while working on that 2000 film, though perhaps it didn’t stick. Maybe the actor could stand to pick up a few pointers on how to address the ladies, courtesy of the gentlemen of “Mad Men”?

After at least 3,000 days of listening to angry tapes -- and listening to them, and listening, and are the guys on the radio still playing the tapes because we want to get in our car and go home but we’re afraid our brain might explode if we hear the tapes again -- alleged to be the actor vigorously, ahem, chatting up ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva, it’s time for a smooth-talking palate cleanser in the boys-and-girls department.

We’re grateful to Fishbowl L.A. for pointing us toward this mellow, manly montage from the gang at Sterling Cooper. We’ve also imported a nonscientific online poll from an earlier Ministry post about Mel, after the break, because nothing says “I’m working out my issues” like clicking on the computer and seeing if others agree with you.


-- Christie D’Zurilla

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