Entertainment’s Unruly Women: Joan Holloway of ‘Mad Men’

Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway in MAD MEN (Image Credit: AMC)

Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway in MAD MEN (Image Credit: AMC)

With the second half of the final season of Mad Men already in full swing, it’s about time we reflect back on our most-loved and most-hated characters of the show. There’s no doubt that much has changed since Season 1. Our beloved Bert Cooper has tragically passed away, along with partner Lane Price who offed himself in his Sterling Cooper & Partners office of all places. Roger and Don, our two remaining partners, have replaced the other half of the SC&P partnership with Pete and (more importantly) Joan! Continue reading

MADMEN (Image Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC)

Final Season of ‘Mad Men’ gets ready to hit AMC

MADMEN (Image Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC)

MAD MEN (Image Credit: Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC)

We are officially approaching the beginning of the end of the greatest TV era of all time (in my humble opinion, anyway). This April, the seventh and final season of AMC’s hit series Mad Men will commence. Of the 14 episodes in this season, half will air this spring, and the other half will be aired at a later point in 2015. Continue reading

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in GAME OF THRONES (Image Credit: Neil Davidson/HBO)

The Best of Midseason TV!

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in GAME OF THRONES (Image Credit: Neil Davidson/HBO)

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in GAME OF THRONES (Image Credit: Neil Davidson/HBO)

Let’s face it sometimes the midseason premieres are better than the regular season premieres due to networks like HBO and AMC premiering their best shows in spring. They want to ensure you watch each of their quality programs entirely before the next amazing show appears. I am thankful for the strategy otherwise I might not be able to fit all the quality television in my schedule. Here are my picks for the best of midseason television shows:

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Eight Empowered Female Television Characters

Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars in VERONICA MARS (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

Kristen Bell as Veronica Mars in VERONICA MARS (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

By now, you all probably know that I love TV shows and that some of the characters on these shows are my fictional friends. Well, a girl doesn’t only need fictional friends. She also needs fictional heroines to look up to. That’s why I made a list of eight empowered fictional women on TV. Girls just wanna have fun? Sure, but some girls aim higher, and that’s awesome.  Continue reading

5 Best Moments from the ‘Mad Men’ Season 6 Premiere

Megan Draper (Jessica Pare) and Don Draper (Jon Hamm) - Mad Men (Photo Credit: Michael Yarish/AMC)

Megan Draper (Jessica Pare) and Don Draper (Jon Hamm) – Mad Men (Photo Credit: Michael Yarish/AMC)

Watching the two hour premiere of Mad Men on Sunday was an experience since the show continually explores humorous, dramatic, and poignant themes in nearly every episode. This episode entitled, The Doorway, was no exception as I found myself laughing out loud one minute then pondering the meaning of death the next. That being said, here are my top 5 moments of the Mad Men premiere. Continue reading