Don Draper

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2014

    Sir Francis Drake Hotel Offers Candy, Kiddie Food, and Games for Adults' Meetings

    Say what you will about the Don Draper generation -- they smoked too much, drank too much, and treated women like glorified bits of furniture -- but at least they didn't stock their business meetings with crustless mini-PB&J sandwiches and mugs of Yoo-Hoo. That was left, God help us, to our ... More >>

  • Film

    November 7, 2012
  • Music

    May 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Six Karaoke Songs to Lure in Your Own Don Draper

    If you haven't heard enough of "Zou Bisou Bisou" this week, be prepared for an onslaught of especially terrible karaoke this weekend. But before you attempt to reel in your own Don Draper, allow us to provide a little backstory: You know this much -- the fifth season of Mad Men has begun. And the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Media Jumps On 'Americans Can't Cook' Story

    The only way to lure Don Draper into the kitchen was with an open bottle of whiskey​Sometimes the food media travels in mindless packs just like White House correspondents. Such is the case about a story trending today, that 28% of Americans over age 25 say they can't cook. The story comes fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    More Meat Recalls, Cute-Ass Vegan Slut Wear, and $1 Cinnamon Rolls!

    ​ • Shoe designer Jeffrey Campbell and Berkeley eco-boutique Convert are teaming up for an exclusive shoe line available in September. Those familiar with Jeffrey Campbell know that his shoes are mainly for artsy sluts so I'll take several pairs of each. Work it, you weirdo vegan tramp!̴ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Thermidor: Can Retro Succeed Without Kitsch?

    Lara HataLobster Thermidor: Maybe there's a reason we all stopped eating this?​Thermidor can feel as hard to penetrate as Don Draper's psyche. On one hand, chef Bruce Binn's dinner rolls and baked Alaska and pommes dauphine leave a buttery trail through memory, depositing you smack in the midd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Bar Basic, Orson: On the Hunt for Bargain Drinks in SOMA

    J. BirdsallBar Basic's happy is nothing if not basic.​Maybe Bar Basic's happy hour wasn't quite as happy as we were expecting last night. Certainly there was no trace of Back to Basic Thursday, a night that was supposed to have been devoted to affordable versions of the cocktails bartenders mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Intelligent People are Never Bored

    ​ This is our favorite slice of SXSWi thus far. Well, what would Don Draper do at Texas' premier tech conference? Most likely he'd spend four days in Austin, pay nothing for food and drink, and end up sated and sauced every night. So next time you feel like whining because you didn't make the V ... More >>

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