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The officially unofficial podcast for AMC's Mad Men. News, Episode Recaps and Analysis, your feedback and more, all about the Mad Men TV series.

The officially unofficial podcast for AMC's Mad Men. News, Episode Recaps and Analysis, your feedback and more, all about the Mad Men TV series.

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Indianapolis, IN

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The officially unofficial podcast for AMC's Mad Men. News, Episode Recaps and Analysis, your feedback and more, all about the Mad Men TV series.

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@baldmove

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English


Episodes

Interview with Mad Men Editor Tom Wilson

12/2/2016
Hey there, long time no talk Mad Men, huh? I’m here to officially say that we’re not going to be doing the Mad Men retrospective we discussed on the wrap up podcast. Bummer, I know, but! We do have a cool piece of content that was going to be part of that coverage, a behind the scenes interview with Mad Men editor Tom Wilson, which we recorded very shortly after the series concluded. Tom worked on 25 episodes of Mad Men during his time with the show, and has also worked on episodes of Rome,...

Duration:01:21:28

Season Seven Wrap Up

5/26/2015
Well, now it’s the time for teary good byes and fond farewells. Except, we’re still going to be releasing podcasts about Mad Men for another, oh, eight months or so… Support Bald Move: Amazon | Club Bald Move Tune in and found out our thoughts on the ending of Mad Men, the future of our Mad Men coverage, who’s “okay” and who’s “not okay”, our favorite episodes, songs, and seasons, and how Mad Men stacks up against it’s Golden Age of Television competition. We’ll be back in a few days or...

714 – “Person to Person”

5/19/2015
Jim and A.Ron think the end of the finale episode of AMC’s Mad Men, entitled “Person to Person”, leaves a lot of room for interpretation, for both cynicism and optimism… Support Bald Move: Amazon | Club Bald Move What was our take? A little bit of both, to be honest. Listen to hear us talk about how we felt watching Mad Men come to a close, the parts that tugged our heart strings, the parts that had us squealing like school girls, saying our goodbyes to our favorite characters, and paying...

713 – “The Milk and Honey Route”

5/12/2015
Jim and A.Ron are here to help you sort through the complex feelings we’re all getting at the prospect of Pete getting the happiest of potential Mad Men endings, as we unpack the tragic and yet strangely hopeful penultimate episode entitled “The Milk and Honey Route”… Support Bald Move: Amazon | Club Bald Move We discuss small town hustles, German cannibalism, Betty’s dignity and grace in the face of genuine crisis — no, really! — Sally’s forced evolution into the role of mother, and Duck’s...

712 – “Lost Horizon”

5/5/2015
Jim and A.Ron here to dish on the latest episode of AMC’s Mad Men, “Lost Horizon”… Support Bald Move: Amazon | Club Bald Move We discuss Joan’s heroic stand against truly awful institutions, Weiner’s strong troll face, debate Don’s intentions towards “Birdie”, Peggy blowing the doors clean off the hinges of the McCann Erickson office, Roger’s roller derby, lots of great feedback from fellow fans, and much more. Two more to go, people! Savor it! Special thanks to Tara P. for graciously...

711 – “Time and Life”

4/28/2015
Hello there! Would you care to discuss the latest Mad Men, episode 711, “Time and Life”? Well, you’ve come to the right place, friend… Support Bald Move: Amazon | Club Bald Move We discuss Lane Pryce directing the latest Pete Punch, Peggy and Stan’s epic summit on gender relations, how it feels to root for Pete (“not great, Bob!”), the Weiner’s judo move he pulled on us as the audience, and where we’re going entering the back half of the back half of season seven. All this, and tons of...

710 – “The Forecast”

4/21/2015
This edition of the Happy Hour looks at the episode “The Forecast”, which is number 710 of AMC’s Mad Men… In which we discuss Don and Betty in a race for creepiest teenage predator, ponder the future, ask if the emptiness is a problem, watch the one man 70’s fashion show that is Joan’s hot date Richard, and watch Mathis flame out of advertising in the most spectacular and entertaining way possible. We typically get stellar emails for Mad Men, but this mail bag might be historically great, as...

709 – “New Business”

4/14/2015
We’re not sure what to think about Mad Men episode 709, “New Business”, and maybe that’s an intentional choice by the Weiner himself, who co-wrote the episode… Support Bald Move: Amazon | Club Bald Move Leave Us A Review Join the discussion: Email | Forums | Facebook | Twitter We discuss the mysteries of missing teeth, phantom cab rides, Pete’s improbably use of “Jiminy Christmas!”, Stan’s amateur pornography, and Peggy’s refusal to take a walk on the wild side. All this, tons of your great...

708 – “Severance”

4/7/2015
The first episode of the back half of season seven of Mad Men, entitled “Severance”, is set in the 70’s and appropriately trippy… Support Bald Move: Amazon | Club Bald Move Leave Us A Review Join the discussion: Email | Forums | Facebook | Twitter We discuss Mad Men behaving badly, Sepinwall’s Greater Billy Pilgrim Theory of 7B, the awesome, and yet sad, triumph of Ken, the magnificent bastard that is Stan Rizzo, check in with a bunch of feedback from our army of correspondents, and much,...

Season 7b Preview!

4/1/2015
Jim and A.Ron are excited for and pre-mourning the final seven episode of Mad Men season 7. It’s an end of an era… Support Bald Move: Amazon | Club Bald Move Leave Us A Review Join the discussion: Email | Forums | Facebook | Twitter We recap where we are at the start of the season, and give our hopes and fears for our favorite characters, then consider some of your feedback on same. Can the Weiner stick the landing? Is that even an important question for a show like Mad Men? What would...

Mid Season Seven Wrap Up

6/2/2014
Hello everyone, it’s that bittersweet time where we sign off of the Happy Hour until next spring. But what a season it was! Join us as we discuss what we thought of the season, it’s themes, where this season ranks with the others, looking at the rest of 1969 in US history and seeing if there is any Mad Men to be mined there, and as always, considering your fantastic feedback. Thanks again for listening, and for all of your support. * LA Times article on Robert Morse’s last appearance. If you...

707 – “Waterloo”

5/27/2014
Jim and A.Ron are not ready for Mad Men to go away for a year, and it’s a bittersweet cast covering episode 707, “Waterloo”. We discuss the future of the agency, how much we care, Sally’s outlook on love and how Don and Betty have shaped it, Harry being a day late and a dollar short, Joan’s bitterness towards Don, and Pete’s steady erosion of the human soul. All this and lots of your great feedback! But that’s not all! Join us next week for our podcast finale for Mad Men, as we wrap up our...

707i – “Waterloo” Instant Cast

5/25/2014
That was an episode of Mad Men. So many epoch shaking events packed into a mid-season finale, you have to wonder what kind of ammo Weiner has in his can for next season. Did you like it? Are you pumped for next season? What do you make of the bizarre closing minutes? Jim and A.Ron ponder this and more in our Instant Take for episode 707, “Waterloo”, brought to you courtesy of the ratings cowardice of HBO. We’ll be back in two days for the full cast, but in the meantime, what did you think?...

706 – “The Strategy”

5/20/2014
A.Ron and Jim talk about the instant classic Mad Men episode, number 706, “The Strategy”. We discuss Lou’s goddamn Tiki bar, again, and its evil idol, Bob’s arrangement, what’s really going on with Buick, and our growing disdain for Cutler. All this, plus your great feedback! If you want to give us a shout out, or otherwise give us a piece of your mind, email us, check us out on Facebook, or Tweet us. If you want do directly support the podcasts we do, please check out our page on Subbable,...

705 – “The Runaways”

5/13/2014
Rough week for nips, eh? Join us for a discussion of episode 705 of AMC’s Mad Men, “The Runaways”. In it, we discuss independent cartooning, the magnificence of Stan’s dress and grooming, more red meat being thrown to the Manson Murder theorists by the Weiner, and heyyo! Threesome! All this and as always, lots of your feedback. If you want to give us a shout out, or otherwise give us a piece of your mind, email us, check us out on Facebook, or Tweet us. If you want do directly support the...

Duration:01:37:03

704 – “The Monolith”

5/6/2014
This week’s episode of Mad Men, “Monolith”, is chock full of references to “2001: A Space Odyssey”. Did you catch them all? Find out as Jim and A.Ron go off the deep end in discussing fatherhood, metaphor, Satan’s first name, Lloyd, and where the buck stops at this office. All this and your characteristically fantastic feedback, too! If you want to give us a shout out, or otherwise give us a piece of your mind, email us, check us out on Facebook, or Tweet us. If you want do directly support...

703 – “Field Trip”

4/29/2014
In this episode, focusing on Mad Men 703, “Field Trip”, a lot goes down. Megan and Don break up, then maybe get back together, SC&P and Don make up, then maybe not get together, Peggy is awful, Joan seethes, Bert gets trod on, a Harry is kind of awesome in his sleazy way. Oh, and Betty is still just the worst. All this and an extra heaping helping of feedback. Enjoy! If you want to give us a shout out, or otherwise give us a piece of your mind, email us, check us out on Facebook, or Tweet...

702 – “A Day’s Work”

4/22/2014
Welcome to our coverage of episode 702 of Mad Men, “A Day’s Work”. In it we discuss racism, sexism, oranges o’ death, troubled father/daughter relationships, Dawn and Shirley’s spin off series, and much more. All this and a dash of your feedback to complete the dish! If you want to give us a shout out, or otherwise give us a piece of your mind, email us, check us out on Facebook, or Tweet us. If you want do directly support the podcasts we do, please check out our page on Subbable, and earn...

Duration:01:23:14

701 – “Time Zones”

4/15/2014
Jim and A.Ron are back to discuss Mad Men season seven opener, “Time Zones”! In particular we touch on Megan’s chompers, Pete’s new Pit, Peggy’s brother in law, Mark Buffalo, Magg’s forgiveness, your awesome feedback, and much more. If you want to give us a shout out, or otherwise give us a piece of your mind, email us, check us out on Facebook, or Tweet us. If you want do directly support the podcasts we do, please check out our page on Subbable, and earn some cool rewards! As always, we...

Season Seven Preview Cast

4/10/2014
Jim and A.Ron are back to talk about the upcoming season of Mad Men, which will be split into two seven episode parts, one beginning this Sunday, and another starting the spring of 2015. How will 1969 treat Don and company? Find out our thoughts and predictions as we discuss a lot of fan questions and feedback! See you this Sunday! If you want to give us a shout out, or otherwise give us a piece of your mind, email us, check us out on Facebook, or Tweet us. If you want do directly support...