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‘MAD MEN': JUST THE BADASS PARTS

By 10.05.09

I loathe writing recaps of shows, but sometimes an episode deserves your attention whether you watch the show or not. That’s why I occasionally bring you Just the Badass Parts. Today: “Mad Men” episode 308, where “badass” means “sexy as hell.” The highlights, in no particular order:

  • Italian douchebags schooled by Don Draper in Rome.
  • Morning sex!
  • Wanted sexual advances.
  • Unwanted sexual advances.
  • Publicly unwanted (but secretly wanted) sexual advances.
  • Difficulty with removal of shirt as metaphor for sexual frustration.
  • Betty wears the sexiest eye makeup in the history of both women and eye makeup. God DAMN. Ladies, let’s cut a deal: I’ll try to look more like Don Draper if you try look more like Betty. *puts on gray fedora* Your turn.
  • Betty in lacy black lingerie. She looks tremendous, even though she gave birth two months ago. Is this perhaps too unrealistic? Shut up.
  • Christina Hendricks!

Naturally, after all the sexiness and good times, the episode ended on a sharply bitter note, because any happiness the characters can attain is fleeting, and everyone is ultimately miserable. Hooray! Just like us!

(Banner image from bohemea, animated .gifs from GIF Party)


TOPICS#Mad Men
TAGSAMCJANUARY JONESJON HAMMJUST THE BADASS PARTS

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