Mad Men Men S1E5: ‘5G’ [Podcast]


Podcasts sent to the office…hey there, welcome back to Mad Men Men! This week, we’re covering Season 1, Episode 5: 5G. Lots of fives in this one. After winning a prestigious advertising award, Don comes face-to-face with an unlikely figure from his past. Meanwhile, Peggy gets in over her head trying to save the Draper photo shoot. And is that Ken Cosgrove, published author?

In case this is your first time digging into Mad Men Men, this podcast tackles 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 previous episodes here.

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. You can find more TYF podcasts here.


We’ll be back next week to talk about Episode 6 of Mad Men, titled “Babylon.” Subscribe to Mad Men Men on Apple PodcastsSpotifyGoogle Podcasts, or wherever else you listen to podcasts.


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