Matthew Gilbert

Gilbert has been the TV critic at the Globe since 1998. He has also written about TV for Slate, appeared on NPR, and been managing editor at the Boston Review.

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Will Don Draper change?

By , Globe Staff

It's the question as we enter the second half of the final season of “Mad Men.”

Don Draper’s bookshelf

By , Globe Staff

Here are some of the books we’ve seen him read over the years.


The books of ‘Mad Men’

By , Globe Staff

The show is stuffed with references to books that capture a sense of generational shift, of repressive gender roles, of the corrosive impact of alcoholism and adultery.

TV Confessions: Pooch Hall

By , Globe Staff

Pooch Hall of “Ray Donovan” lists his TV favorites.