The crooner's 100th birthday would have been today. Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken and rose to fame in Manhattan, but he built his legend on the West Coast. Los Angeles was not only where he filmed
TV audiences met Don Draper, Peggy Olson, Joan Harris, Roger Sterling and the rest of the cast of AMC’s Mad Men when it premiered in July 2007. During its now seven seasons on the air, the drama has garnered
The final run of episodes of AMC’s complex and fascinating series begins on Sunday night. Here’s a spoiler-free preview of the premiere episode. If nothing else, the good thing to come out of Mad Men is
“I was cranky with her for saying that because she knew better, you know, she really did.” In advance of this Sunday’s premiere of the HBO documentary Sinatra: All Or Nothing at All, Nancy Sinatra Jr.
“Betty Draper wants you to confirm your relationship status as Married.” Part of the appeal of Mad Men is that it’s distinctly removed from our modern world, where everyone is accessible on their phones
The show’s creator talks about the 70s, Peggy Lee, and a big change in Don Draper. Don Draper seems like the last person on earth who ought to tell someone that work isn’t everything. And yet, in the of
Last night’s Mad Men premiere (and particularly Roger Sterling’s mustache) confirmed something the promos only hinted at. Toto, we’re not in the 60s anymore. All our visions of Don Draper’s story and decade
“Now I've been on two of the most well-written shows on TV so I’m a happy camper. So what if it took me 20 years to find a second one?” Devon Gummersall may look a little different than he did when he
Mad Men’s makeup department head, Lana Horochowski, tells us everything about Roger’s 70s-tastic stache. According to the Internet, the breakout star of Sunday night’s Mad Men episode was not Peggy, who
The best drama on television for learning about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship is back for its final season. This column is about Mad Men, but you don't have to watch the show to understand it at
Series creator Mathew Weiner has never been scared to kill off beloved characters and many are speculating that the final episodes could spell doom for one or more members of the SCDP family. **POTENTIAL
As he films the last season of Mad Men, Jon Hamm is also starting his post-Don Draper career. Fade out, for now, on that creative triumph of dark deception, and cut to next month’s Million Dollar Arm,
The new Mad Men teaser offers up plenty of visual pleasures. Here are all those outrageous 70s-esque fashions in action. But is this just a case of fashion-forward design—the 70s encroaching on 1969—or
Plus, Jessica Paré remembers her most thrilling moment on the show. As AMC’s Mad Men prepares to air its final episodes beginning April 5, the famously spoiler-averse show isn't sharing many details yet.
For seven seasons, Matthew Weiner has devoted himself to creating fascinating, complicated female characters. This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine. To write about the women of
In ‘Mad Men,’ dozens of key scenes on the ’60s-era ad-agency series have played out on elevators. For series creator Matthew Weiner, elevators are where time, physical space and tension get neatly compressed.
Ahead of a London exhibition of his work, 101-year-old illustrator Mac Conner tells Hermione Hoby about life as one of the original Mad Men on Madison Avenue The Upper East side of Manhattan can feel a
The Crazy Story Of Frank Sinatra Playing A Club For A Week Straight Because Chicago's Mob Boss Was Mad At JFK
But there may be a much deeper connection between the Kennedys and the mob, and legendary entertainer Frank Sinatra reportedly served as a key intermediary and whipping boy in one case. According to "The
As the agents who guard the president come under renewed scrutiny, VF.com revisits the entrenched culture of the Secret Service a half century ago and reexamines the actions of John F. Kennedy’s security
The avalanche of books marking the 50th anniversary of J.F.K.’s assassination is both too much and not enough. The inexplicable loss, the unanswerable questions, the sense of history suspended—they’re
Remembering Frank Sinatra’s 50th Birthday Bash, the Most Magnificent Party Nancy Sinatra Sr. Ever Threw
In December 1965, Nancy Sinatra Sr. hosted a birthday party for her ex-husband Frank. A half a century later, granddaughter A.J. Lambert reflects on the night to remember. On December 12, 1965, my grandmother
A symbol of strength for a traumatized nation in the winter of 1963–64, Jacqueline Kennedy was in fact falling apart—grieving and endlessly reliving her husband’s assassination, afflicted with what we’d