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Mad Men: Don Gets Stoned; Betty Deals With Bloat

“Mad Men” came back strong last night with its second episode of season 5, called “Tea Leaves.” The commercial breaks didn’t seem as dreadful as they did in the two-hour season premiere last week, which was bloated and I think a tad indulgent–even more so than usual. The episode opened with the image of a clearly bloated Betty (who wasn’t even seen in the open); a scene any true-blue viewer won’t soon forget. January Jones didn’t look herself....
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Mad Men Recap: Don's Rough Sex, Social Issues Flare

Don Draper opens Season Five of the hit show "Mad Men" married to Megan Calvert while Joan Harris is learning how to be a new mother. But the real action is out on the streets, not that the folks at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce give a shit. The new season is set in 1966, and it's playing out against an era of burgeoning social change led by the civil rights movement. The show to its credit deals realistically with the reaction on Madison Avenue, even if it is ugly....