weather icon Clear

99 Words About … The secrecy of ‘Mad Men’

It’s as though nobody wants new viewers for the final season of “Mad Men” (10 p.m. Sunday, AMC).

Creator Matthew Weiner is so spoiler-phobic, he doesn’t even want you knowing the year these episodes take place. Here’s the official description of the premiere: “Don makes a new friend. Joan meets a client for drinks. Peggy hears impressive new work. Roger has a puzzling phone call.” Does that sound like something anyone would clamor to see? I think I’m allowed to say Roger’s “state of affairs” is alarming. And Pete, once again, provides the best bits.

But don’t tell anybody.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
‘Spider-Man’ does victory lap over ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at the box office. Fresh studio-released counterprograming such as the horror movie “Crawl” and the action-comedy “Stuber” barely made a dent in the web-slinger’s earnings, although there is a glimmer of hope in the independent world.