Category Archives: Appreciations

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Dare To Be Stupid: Comedy Songs, The Best and the Rest

The ability to make people laugh is even rarer than the ability to make beautiful music. The combination of both, executed well, is cause for celebration. Amanda Nazario gives props to parody progenitors Stan Freberg, Allan Sherman, Tom Lehrer, et al, and the 21st century’s own master of making fun, “Weird Al” Yankovic, still riding high after debuting at number one last year. Continue reading

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“Mad Men” Eulogies: Don Draper

Farewell to Dick Whitman. Continue reading

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“Mad Men” Eulogies: Betty Draper

Blonde. Legs. Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em. Continue reading

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“Mad Men” Eulogies: Sally Draper

Sally Draper is the future. Continue reading

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“Mad Men” Eulogies: Megan Draper

Sean Beaudoin deconstructs Jessica Pare, Megan Calvet, and Megan Draper Continue reading

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“Mad Men” Eulogies: Peggy Olson

Peggy Olson is smarter. Continue reading

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“Mad Men” Eulogies: Pete Campbell

Pete Campbell, American Sniper. Continue reading

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“Mad Men” Eulogies: Don’s Bottle

You’ll miss the bad old days, when ad men could not manage the madness they made. Continue reading

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“Mad Men” Eulogies: Roger Sterling

Roger Sterling. A man of many felted fedoras. Continue reading

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