Last week’s episode of Mad Men was chock full of awkward moments! Without further commentary, let’s just appreciate a few of them:
And , as usual, there were plenty of scenes that were just plain pretty. Because I can never resist Mad Men’s sets, props, and wardrobe, here are a few pretty things from last week:
Betty’s contemplation of this portrait of her mother, coming just after we were shown the crass, gauche, unattractive stepmother, was quietly telling.
And here’s Don getting undressed (OH YES INDEED):
Did you know his gray flannel jacket had a secret red lining? I never noticed that before. What a lovely surprise.
Finally, I spent quite a while admiring the cups in use at this baby shower for Harry Crane, held in the Sterling Cooper offices:
Are they paper cups? Plastic? Glass? I do not even know, but I can tell you that I WANT SOME. I bet Joan knows where to get them. Damn it all, why are Joan and I not friends in real life?