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Mad Men Men S3E1 – ‘Out of Town’ [Podcast]

By June 12, 2023November 12th, 2023No Comments2 min read
custom illustration of Bryan Batt in "Out of Town," an episode of MAD MEN

Hurry up and finish heating up your milk and processing your daddy issues like you’re in a play, it’s time to talk about Mad Men again! That’s right, we’re back this week to kick of Season 3 of Mad Men with “Out of Town,” and boy do we get to see a couple old boys hanging out, out of town. It’s a big Sal and Don episode is what we’re saying, but wait, there’s more. Pete Campbell and Ken Cosgrove butt heads over becoming head of accounts. Sally takes up a new profession that has her pregnant mother questioning her orientation. Speaking of which, Sal’s air condition isn’t working, and he is far too hot for that to be the case!

In case this is your first time digging into Mad Men Men, our humble little baby podcast recaps Mad Men from the perspective of someone who hasn’t really watched the show, someone who went through it once a long time ago, and a superfan who watches excessively it instead of having a functional social life. You can find our conversations about the first season on our podcast feed, as we are now on a new website.

Extra credits

Mad Men was created by Matthew Weiner and aired on AMC from 2007 to 2015. This episode, “Out of Town,” was directed by Phil Abraham and written by Matthew Weiner. The show stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Robert Morse, and many more. The opening instrumental theme heard at the beginning of this podcast is “A Beautiful Mine” by RJD2. Podcast illustration is by Jon Negroni. The podcast is hosted by Jon Negroni (Film Editor of InBetweenDrafts), Will Ashton (cohost of the Cinemaholics podcast), and Michael Overhulse (The Original “Negroupie” and inventor of dogs interrupting podcast conversations).

We’ll be back soon to discuss Season 3 Episode 2, titled “Love Among the Ruins.” Subscribe to Mad Men Men on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, or wherever else podcasts are, ahem, advertised.

Jon Negroni

Jon is one of the co-founders of InBetweenDrafts and our resident film editor. He also hosts the podcasts Cinemaholics, Mad Men Men, and Rookie Pirate Radio. He doesn't sleep, essentially.

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