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Fashion Choices That Indicate Every Character On Mad Men Will Die This Weekend

Fashion Choices That Indicate Every Character On Mad Men Will Die This Weekend

Much to-do has been made over the fact that, in a recent episode of Mad Men, Megan Draper was wearing a t-shirt that looked exactly like Sharon Tate‘s. Sharon Tate, an aspiring actress who was pregnant at the time, got murdered, and this has made people decide that Megan is going to get murdered. Maybe she is. Maybe in the season finale of Mad Men every character is More »

This 1967 Esquire Spread Used Sexy Pictures Of Sharon Tate To Illustrate Maoist Principles (NSFW)

This 1967 Esquire Spread Used Sexy Pictures Of Sharon Tate To Illustrate Maoist Principles (NSFW)

Have you heard the theory that Mad Men‘s Megan Draper is being set up to be murdered because wardrobe put her in a shirt similar to one worn by Sharon Tate in a 1967 Esquire spread? I’m not sure if I buy it, but the show is getting crazier, so who knows? Anyway, Esquire was pretty jazzed about this, so they dug up the vintage spread in which the shirt appears (slide 3). And, as it turns out, this particular spread was an attempt to use cheesecake photos of Sharon Tate to illustrate principles from Mao Zedong‘s teachings, because it was 1967 and people in America were at least vaguely interested in communism. Interested enough to look at pictures of Sharon Tate next to quotes from Mao, anyway, provided Mao’s quotes were introduced/discredited as “dull and unmemorable.” More »

January Jones Wears A Series Of Gorgeous Dresses In The Edit

January Jones Wears A Series Of Gorgeous Dresses In The Edit

After what felt like forever without it, Mad Men is currently on TV for what will probably feel like way too short a time. In addition to providing plans for all of our Sunday nights, this means its primary players (but mainly the women) get to wear lots of pretty clothes about talk about themselves in magazines. In the latest issue of Net-a-Porter‘s interactive online fashion mag The Edit, criminal undersharer January Jones dons some truly gorgeous outfits and looks, well, gorgeous in them. The accompanying article is fairly similar content-wise to The New York Times‘ sexist hack job, only it takes a strong stance in favor of Ms. Jones’ right to privacy. Imagine that! But even if you are still mad at her for refusing to tell us everything about her interior life, perhaps you can content yourself with the fact that she seems committed to using her exterior to create some really striking images. More »

Makeup Face-Off: Betty Draper Vs. Megan Draper

Makeup Face-Off: Betty Draper Vs. Megan Draper

The two wives of Don Draper have quite a bit in common. Both Megan and Betty have been married to the same douchebag very attractive advertising executive guy, both are fascinating women with more intriguing personalities than many of the show’s other characters, both are absolutely stunning in appearance (and voice, though many of my friends have disagreed with me on that note). When it comes to their individual beauty looks, though, the two are very different.

For this Friday’s Makeup Tutorial, I’ll be using your votes to decide whose makeup I’ll do. Will it be Betty’s lovely, simple early- to mid-60s look or Megan’s more dramatic, late 60s makeup? More »

A Very Mad Men F*ck, Marry, Kill: Don Draper, Roger Sterling, Pete Campbell

A Very Mad Men F*ck, Marry, Kill: Don Draper, Roger Sterling, Pete Campbell

You may be expecting our regularly scheduled Wednesday episode of Wed Bed Dead. Unfortunately, Jen and Ashley got a little too awesome last night (whiskey) and don’t have one for you. Next week they will! Still, they dragged themselves out from under their oppressive hangovers this morning and made you a Fuck Marry Kill in the old written format, concerning a few of Mad Men‘s main anti-heroes, Don Draper, Roger Sterling and Pete Campbell. More »

Betty Draper vs. January Jones: Beauty Showdown

Betty Draper vs. January Jones: Beauty Showdown

Today, January Jones and Betty Draper are going to have a beauty showdown! Who is lovelier? We tried this last week with Emilia Clarke vs, Daenerys Targaryen and the ultimate winner was, “This game is absurd, because they are the same person!” But who will win this time? I bet it will be Betty Draper, because I love it when people style their hair elaborately and wear fifties style make-up. More »

Villainess Style: Dress Like Betty Draper

Villainess Style: Dress Like Betty Draper

Every week, Villainess Style showcases a bad woman with a good wardrobe. This week, to go along with the season six premiere of Mad Men this Sunday, Betty Draper! Who I love, very much, but who absolutely no one else seems to. Why? Why do you not want to fill her deep inner void of sadness? I don’t know. Maybe if I show you some cool dresses, and some quotes from her, you will like her. Or at least dress like her. More »