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I wish MY name were January Jones

In anticipation of the Mad Men season finale tonight, let’s all just take a minute to appreciate the awesome ladies on this show.

This may just be an excuse to post photos of pretty people.

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Yes, that WAS him: Pete Campbell

You know that moment, when you’re reading someone’s imdb page, where you scream out HOLY CRAP, THAT WAS HIM?

It is imdb’s greatest contribution to the world, that moment.  Well, I’ve decided to share some of those moments with the rest of the internet.

I’ll start with my inspiration: Mr. Vincent Kartheiser, who incidentally I kind of love.  (Read this.  Or watch this.  He’s just ADORABLE).

Some random article I was reading mentioned he was Angel’s son, and though I never watched Angel and that meant very little to me, it suddenly occurred to me that I didn’t really know what Kartheiser had been in before Mad Men, so I imdbed him.

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That doesn’t seem right: Clorox has dangling modifier issues

I’ve been watching the Mad Men marathon on AMC today, and they’ve shown an ad for Clorox Bleach several times.  I’ve seen the ad before, but never really paid much attention to it.  Perhaps it was the effects of watching a show about advertising, but I ended up paying closer attention to it than normal and realized that, well, someone didn’t give the thought to the copy they probably should have.

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The week that was: living up to our name

Some random bigs and pieces from the week… and an lolcat.

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She’s gonna make it after all

Hulu is convenient for a lot of shows, but one of the things I really enjoy about it is the supply of classic shows.  I used to watch Mary Tyler Moore when I was younger, but it had been a very long time since I’ve seen it.  The last few days, I’ve been watching random episodes from the first three seasons, and it’s made me think a lot about female characters on television.

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