Archetypes: Television: ‘Mad Men’: Don Draper, Addictions and the Priest

The addiction-centric archetypes associated with “Mad Men”’s Don Draper (Jon Hamm) have been consistent over the series’ seven-season run. In the pilot, viewers learned that Don drank, smoked and was unfaithful. Over several dozen episodes, they realized those habits – booze, cigarettes and sex – were embedded in the man’s sinews. And that these activities […]

Astrology: Television: ‘Breaking Bad’: Series Finale: ‘Felina’

If culminations ideally revert back to beginnings, “Breaking Bad”’s series’ closer did real good. We finally got to hear Walter White, in true Saturnine fashion, define himself. Saturn is all about boundaries. Unlike Neptune, whose hallmark is one massive, fuzzed-out, merge-energy that makes it impossible to know where things begin and end, Saturn is all […]