Jon Hamm’s compassionate sneer manages to capture the Zen koan of Draper’s ambivalent soul.
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A sitcom that stands out by subverting race and gender norms on network TV.
Dan Coxon prepares his children for their post-apocalyptic future with advice from the AMC hit TV show, ‘The Walking Dead.’
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Why is it funny when a beautiful woman kisses an unattractive man?
Is the Minnesotan with a Jamaican accent bad for Jamaicans?
From ‘Cop Land’—who knew Stallone could act?—to the original ‘Postman Always Rings Twice,’ Steve Jaeger on why these are movies worth watching.
What are guys actually saying when they clutch their package at someone?
Jamie Reidy credits Mario Puzo for teaching him about sex, and calls out Coppola for the pathetic portrayal of the most dangerous member of the Corleone Family.
Dream of churning out laughs for the Hollywood machine? Do it from home, counsels Greg White, who finds freedom writing for anything but TV.
Dave Zucker stays up too late watching cartoons.
After 33 years of shame and denial, Matt Crowder finally confesses that he is, and always has been, a nerd. And he’s proud of it.
Mark Radcliffe laments that the guy who’s a great catch in the long run doesn’t always make the best first impression.
When it comes to combining comedy and the diversity of masculinity, Maria Pawlowska writes, not many do it better than Marshall, Ted, and Barney.
Joanna Schroeder hates the show Two and a Half Men, and wonders if she’s the only one.