Mad Men Archive


Do Cable Shows Take Too Much Time Off Between Seasons?

In the past 5-10 years, cable networks have changed the playing field for how a tv season works.  A show no longer needs to premiere in the fall, or consist of 22 episodes like on major networks.  A cable show can premiere literally any time of the year, and generally consists of


Catching Up: Mad Men Season One

Spoilers, in case like me you’ve managed to avoid them for the last six years. If you’ve been reading Pure Geekery for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed that I’m awful with pop culture. I don’t keep up with shows, movies, or games. Often Claire will ask me “Have you seen