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A City-by-City Guide to Frank Sinatra's Favorite Haunts

The crooner's 100th birthday would have been today.<p>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 his greatest movies, from <i>On the Town</i> to <i>Man With the Golden Arm</i>, but also where he recorded immortal …

The Week in Review: Mad Men’s Final March

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 15 Emmy Awards and millions of viewers, becoming part of our cultural fabric. The series …

Mad Men Style Evolution: How Don, Betty, Peggy, Joan, and More Changed Throughout the 60s

No show has inspired as much fashion obsession as Mad Men, so as its final episodes arrive, we look back at how our favorite characters have changed throughout the turbulent decade.

Don Draper Is Still Searching for Something as Mad Men Heads Into the Unknown

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.<p>If nothing else, the good thing to come out of <i>Mad Men</i> ending is that, pretty soon, you’ll no longer have to read the standard disclaimer that, while the …

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Nancy Sinatra Is “Cranky” with Mia Farrow Over Those Frank Sinatra Paternity Rumors

“I was cranky with her for saying that because she knew better, you know, she really did.”<p>In advance of this Sunday’s premiere of the HBO documentary <i>Sinatra: All Or Nothing at All</i>, <b>Nancy Sinatra Jr.</b> is making the rounds to reflect on her father Frank’s legacy. But when speaking <i>CBS Sunday Morning</i>, …

What It Would Look Like If Don Draper Joined Facebook

“Betty Draper wants you to confirm your relationship status as Married.”<p>Part of the appeal of <i>Mad Men</i> is that it’s distinctly removed from our modern world, where everyone is accessible on their phones and nobody can lie about their past without a Google search giving away everything. But come on, …

Matthew Weiner on the “Twilight Zone-ness” of the Mad Men Premiere

The show’s creator talks about the 70s, Peggy Lee, and a big change in Don Draper.<p>Don Draper seems like the last person on earth who ought to tell someone that work isn’t everything. And yet, in the middle of Sunday’s premiere episode of <i>Mad Men</i>, it’s Don (<b>Jon Hamm</b>) who seems to be trying to talk …

15 Real-Life Events of 1970 That Could Show Up on Mad Men

Last night’s <i>Mad Men</i> 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 the decade that defined him coming to a close at the same time went out the window.<p>And though <i>Mad Men</i> …

Devon Gummersall on Peggy Olson/Brian Krakow Fan-Fiction and the Mad Men Parts He Didn’t Get

“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?”<p><b>Devon Gummersall</b> may look a little different than he did when he played Brian Krakow on <i>My So-Called Life</i> in 1994—the virtues of a good haircut, he says—but when <i>Mad</i> …

Mad Men’s Mustache Mastermind Tells All About Roger’s Scene-Stealing Facial Hair

Mad Men’s makeup department head, Lana Horochowski, tells us everything about Roger’s 70s-tastic stache.<p>According to the Internet, the breakout star of Sunday night’s <i>Mad Men</i> episode was not Peggy, who found potential love in a co-worker’s brother-in-law. Or Ken Cosgrove, for facilitating a crafty …

Watch 'Mad Men' Cast Say Roundtable Goodbyes

<i>Mad Men</i> is inching toward the sunset, with the first of the acclaimed period drama's final seven episodes set to premiere April 5th on AMC. As the</i> …

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The Agony of Saying Farewell to 'Mad Men'

If there's anything Matthew Weiner learned from his apprentice years on <i>The Sopranos</i>, it's this: Keep the Russians in the woods. One of the countless …

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'Mad Men' Season Premiere Recap: Is That All There Is?

And so it begins.<p>The second half of <i>Mad Men</i>'s final season kicks off the same way its first half ended: with a death. It's been nearly a year since …

13 Things Successful 'Mad Men' Characters Do (and You Should Too) | Inc.com

This column is about <i>Mad Men</i>, but you don't have to watch the show to understand it (well, at least most of it).<p>As the show returns for its final half-season (set in 1970), I'm convinced it should be required watching for entrepreneurs. That's because its main character isn't Don Draper, Joan …

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Who Will Survive "Mad Men"?

No one is safe. Will your favorite character live through the season?<p><i>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.</i><p>**POTENTIAL SPOILERS TO FOLLOW**

Jon Hamm Hangs Up Don Draper’s Suit, Reflects on the Deepest, Darkest Role of His Career

It’s the end of an era as AMC’s hit series Mad Men—and its tormented protagonist, Don Draper—come to a close. Jon Hamm reflects on his iconic ad …

Review: Mad Men's Time Machine Warms Up for Its Last Trip

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Mad Men is Back: Pictures

19 Real-Life Ads from the Mad Men Era

Volkswagen, April 11, 1960 Early in Season 1, Don Draper comes across this Volkswagen ad in an issue of LIFE Magazine. H<p>... VIEW MORE<p>LIFE Magazine<p>1 …

Million Dollar Arm Star Jon Hamm Moves Into Leading-Man Territory

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, in which Hamm puts on his heartwarming good-guy hat. In L.A. and New York, Jim Windolf gets a …

Does the New Mad Men Teaser Hint at a Major Time Jump?

The new <i>Mad Men</i> teaser offers up plenty of visual pleasures. Here are all those outrageous 70s-esque fashions in action. But <i>is</i> this just a case of fashion-forward design—the 70s encroaching on 1969—or should we brace ourselves for a major time jump? As the Huffington Post points out, the cue, here, …

Mad Men Exclusive Photos: 70s Fashion Comes for Megan and Betty

Plus, Jessica Paré remembers her most thrilling moment on the show.<p>As AMC’s <i>Mad Men</i> prepares to air its final episodes beginning April 5, the famously spoiler-averse show isn't sharing many details yet. But feast your eyes on the exclusive image above and glean all the clues you can—Megan is back! …

When 'Mad Men' Ends, Does TV's Best 'Stealth Feminism' Die, Too?

For seven seasons, Matthew Weiner has devoted himself to creating fascinating, complicated female characters.<p><b>This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p>To write about the women of <i>Mad Men</i> in a way that sidesteps the usual fawning, rhapsodic, pin-up calendar approach is to confront …

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Going Up? Elevator Scenes on ‘Mad Men’

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.<p>The first time Peggy Olson, a pivotal character in “Mad Men,” appears in the 2007 series …

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Meet the real Don Draper

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<p>The Upper East side of Manhattan can feel like a place that time forgot. Here are the green curves of Central Park, same as they ever were, …

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.<p>According to "The Dark Side of Camelot" by Seymour Hersh, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. (JFK's father) set up a meeting …

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Could the Secret Service Have Saved J.F.K.?

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 detail on that fateful day in Dallas.<p>They are the most examined few seconds in American history.<p>…

Chronicle of a Death Retold

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 all still being fed by the powerful charisma of the man who was America’s first Pop president.<p>It …

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.<p>On December 12, 1965, my grandmother Nancy Sinatra Sr. threw the biggest party she’d ever thrown. Her friends knew her as an …

The Winter of Her Despair

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 now call post-traumatic stress disorder. Barbara Leaming, adapting her new biography, uncovers …