Latest Peggy Olson Stories
By ROBERT FELDBERG, STAFF WRITER SPEED-THE-PLOW Previews begin Friday; opens Oct. 23. Ethel Barrymore Theatre Years don't get much better than the one Elisabeth Moss is having.
On AMC's hit show Mad Men, character Peggy Olson is the ambitious secretary-turned-copywriter at fictional Manhattan advertising agency Sterling Cooper. On the show, which is set in 1962, she's excellent at keeping secrets -- such as how she bore a child out of wedlock.
LOS ANGELES _ The odds of AMC's "Mad Men" becoming a hit were about the same as Adam Carolla winning "Dancing With the Stars." The cable series about the advertising world in the early '60s appears on a channel formerly known only for showing old movies.
By Chuck Barney, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 27--As seen through a prism of modern-day political correctness, the hedonistic 1960s-era advertising executives of AMC's mesmerizing "Mad Men" have a way of provoking utter shock and revulsion.
By Verne Gay, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul. 27--Back at the dawn of Camelot, a famous historian had this to say about the year 1960.
By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News LOS ANGELES -- Enter the world of "Mad Men" and you're stepping into the past.
By Alan Pergament, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jul. 24--Afew days before the AMC series "Mad Men" got 16 Emmy nominations, creator Matthew Weiner gave a tour of the set to some of the nation's television critics, during the annual TV writers' conference last week.
When "Mad Men" first made its splash last summer _ on AMC, of all unlikely places _ there was no doubt that it was going to look as sharp and shiny as a classic Cadillac tailfin.
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