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‘Breaking Bad’: The End Is Near

Posted on 08/4/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentThe final eight episodes of Breaking Bad begin airing one week from today on AMC — a pop culture event preceded by 13 Emmy nominations for the bloody and brilliant show, a Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame star ceremony for actor Bryan Cranston, numerous appearances before media and fans, and endless speculation about the final fate of his high school teacher-turned-drug lord character, Walter White.  Will Walt  go down in a hail of bullets?  Get captured by his DEA agent brother-in-law, Hank …

Don Draper Is Back But Is He Losing His Touch?

Posted on 04/7/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentAt the Mad Men Season 6 premiere last month at the Director’s Guild Theater in Hollywood, Jon Hamm told reporters that the drama’s time frame for this season has parallels to today – an intriguing idea, in that Mad Men is now in 1968, arguably the most dramatic year of calamity and change in those tumultuous times.  (Yes, yes – we know hyper-secretive series creator Matt Weiner wanted the year kept under wraps, but it has already been reported elsewhere.) There is certainly …