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“Mad Men” Eulogies: The Jaguar E-Type

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Matthew Norman remembers his own love for something beautiful you can truly own.

“Mad Men” Eulogies: Peggy Olsen

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Peggy Olson is smarter.

“Mad Men” Eulogies: Sally Draper

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Greg Olear says goodbye to Mad Men, and reminds us that Sally Draper is the future.

“Mad Men” Eulogies: Don Draper

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Kurt Baumeister says farewell to “Mad Men” and to Dick Whitman.

“Mad Men” Eulogies: Megan Draper

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Sean Beaudoin deconstructs Jessica Pare, Megan Calvet, and Megan Draper.

“Mad Men” Eulogies: Betty Draper

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Vince Navy waves a dull goodbye to Betty Draper, and the end of the “Mad Men” series.

“Mad Men” Eulogies: Don’s Bottle

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You’ll miss the bad old days, when ad men could not manage the madness they made. A farewell to Mad Men.

‘Mad Men’ Eulogies: Roger Sterling

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Whitney Collins says goodbye to ‘Mad Men’ by remembering the silver fox, the most offensive and still somehow charming member of the Sterling-Cooper team.

“Mad Men” Eulogies: Pete Campbell

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In anticipation of the series finale of “Mad Men”, James Reich examines the love-to-hate character Pete Campbell.

‘Mad Men’ Eulogies: Joan Holloway

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Sean Beaudoin says goodbye to ‘Mad Men’ with a farewell to Joan, and a prediction for her fate in the final series.

The 50 Most Bad-Ass Movies Ever

50 bad-ass movies

How many have you seen?

The 50 Greatest Unrequited Love Stories Ever

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In fiction as in the real world, though, mutual love won’t always happen.

My Somewhat Unexpected First Crush

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Ben Tanzer lets it all hang out when discussing the gritty underside of his first true love.

Men, Women and the Glorification of War

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Melissa Holbrook Pierson’s 14 year-old son is obsessed with guns and war, and she wonders what it all means.

Food As Sport: The Legend Of Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, Hot Dog Eating Champion

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We live in an era of extremes. Take Joey Chestnut, for example.

Are You Ready For Some Football: An Introductory Guide To The English Premier League

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Americans fell in love with the World Cup this summer, but soccer isn’t over. In fact, English Premier League is just heating up. Here, a guide for newbs.