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Emily Nussbaum on “Mad Men”

May 14th, 2013

Episode 318 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Emily Nussbaum takes a look at the latest season of "Mad Men." Here, Nussbaum talks with Sasha Weiss and Michael Agger about the show's triumphs, the problems with Don Draper's backstory, and why anti-heroes like Don dominate many of the most ambitious serial TV dramas. Also, Susan Orlean calls in from her treadmill desk.