Don and Sally: Mad Men 6.13: “In Care Of”

So,  no one died. I just watched the Mad Men season 6 finale and I just have a few thoughts. There wasn’t much in the finale regarding Sally and Don, but what there was was pretty significant. Let’s not forget, also, that the title of the finale, “In Care Of” references the letters getting sent … Continue reading

Sally Draper, Badass: Mad Men 6.12

In Mad Men 6.12 “The Quality of Mercy,” we see the fallout from Sally’s discovery about Don begin to unfold. I was surprised, however, that it came in the form of a request to go to boarding school. Betty senses that something’s up, but assumes it’s something more run of the mill than walking in … Continue reading

What Sally Saw: Mad Men 6.11 “Favors”

“Dear God,” is right. And has Don ever looked worse? [If you haven’t watched tonight’s Mad Men, you might want to stop here for now.] A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an overly-long post about Sally Draper and how she functions on a symbolic level on Mad Men. One of the layers of meaning … Continue reading

The Sally Draper Mystique

Spending the first portion of my summer sick in bed gave me the opportunity to do something I’d been meaning to do for sometime. I reviewed Mad Men in a condensed timeframe, watching particularly for the development of Sally Draper (Kiernan Shipka). I’m drawn to Sally for various reasons. She’s a fascinating character for thinking … Continue reading