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Mad Men Men S2E3: ‘The Benefactor’ [Podcast]

By December 5, 2022No Comments2 min read

Take it from some nuts. Mad Men is even better with some nuts. That’s right, it’s time for yet another episode of the Mad Men Men podcast, and we’re putting our whole heads into this week’s installment. We’re now on the third episode of Season 2, “The Benefactor. Harry has tampered with the U.S. mail. Betty’s people are, in fact, Nordic. And it’s time for the introduction of two characters many Mad Men fans find controversial. Put your hands together for Jimmy and Bobbie Barrett!

In case this is your first time digging into Mad Men Men, our 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. 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 next week to discuss Season 2 Episode 4, titled “Three Sundays.” 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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