Archives for August 2010

Mad Men Monday: Waldorf Stories

In episode 6 of Mad Men, we learn a little more about Don and Roger's relationship when the agency is excited about Don's nomination for a Clio Award for his floor wax commercial. Don is ecstatic about his success; Peggy is resentful that she is not receiving more credit for her contribution to the ad.  Roger is feels slighted because  Don seems to have forgotten it was Roger … [Read more...]

Just Chick Flicks Previews The Adjustment Bureau

The Adjustment Bureau, based on a story by Phillip K. Dick, stars Emily Blunt and Matt Damon in a thriller  by director, George Nolfi. An ambitious politician David Norris (Damon) and a ballet dancer played Blunt, defy alternate realities and changing fates to be together, when he learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself—the men of The Adjustment Bureau. The … [Read more...]

Mad Men Monday: The Chrysanthemum and the Sword

In the words of the Bob Dylan song, The Times They Are A-Changin'. Roger, Burt and Pete watch a news report about the growing Civil Rights movement wondering what "they" want.  Pete says: Lassie can stay at The Waldorf and "they" can't. A surprising comment coming from, the usually insensitive Pete Campbell.  Yet more changes are on the horizon for Roger Sterling and Sally … [Read more...]

Let Yourself GO! – Eat Pray Love

When I first saw the trailer for this film, I knew it was a movie I wanted to see. The trailer interested me so much - I went out and read the book. Or, at least tried to read the book. You see, the book read like a diary. It was more of a journal than a book. I tried to read it, though just couldn't get into it. I only read a third of it. Though I was not able to read the … [Read more...]

Mad Men Mondays: The Rejected

John Slattery, who plays Roger Sterling  directed this week's episode of Mad Men, The Rejected. That might explain why this was one of the funniest episodes of Mad Men I have ever seen. The show starts out with a hilarious three-sided conversation with  Don and Roger on a conference call with Lee Garner Jr. from Lucky Strike, who is angry about the recent law banning certain … [Read more...]

Ranking Chick Flicks; Which Movies Are On Your List?

I have found a fun, cool new site for movie lovers, called  Rankography.  You can find movies in a specific category that you love, by reviewing the rankings of other members for that category. If you love Chick Flicks (and I know that you do),  you can browse  through members rankings  to find some movies that you may  not  have seen. You can also create your own categories … [Read more...]