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I know I wrote about Mad Men about two months ago, but now that the show is officially over, I think one more final farewell is in order.  To the show that brought me so much joy these last few years.  The only one that I have bothered to watch live since moving out of my parents’ house eight years ago and the only one I’m excited to watch again.  The show that made me laugh, cry, and every emotion in between in the way that only Toy Story 3 ever could.

Mad Men

 So Long, friend.  You will be missed.  

2007 – 2015

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All behind the scene photos by Alex Majoli for TIME

Archive, Television

Mad Style

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I started watching Mad Men in 2012, splitting half of my screen with a streaming episode while the other half held some personal project.  My personal projects may have changed a lot since then, but my love for Mad Men has not.  Last season, I started doing a little more work after each week’s viewing, having recommendations from a couple friends who are much better at tv than I am.  Two of my favorites recaps are: Molly Lambert’s on Grantland and Tom and Lorenzo’s Mad Style.  Before this season’s premiere (!!!) I started geeking out on these promo shots to prepare and came across these photobooth pictures by Frank Ockenfels.  Ockenfels does a ton of television advertising campaigns and movie posters, and even though I see one of his photos every day on my commute, these are definitely my favorite.  (Although these are pretty good too.)

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