I don't ask for much...good friends, a good glass of wine, a great pair of heels, a good television show (which, incidentally, is few and far between.) I have all of this and more...or at least I thought I did.
I was absolutely disgusted when I read in today's New York Times that Season 5 of 'Mad Men' Is Delayed Until 2012. Seriously? I mean...seriously? I have been WAITING for a year! And I am not happy.
The other night I was dining with a couple of really great guys when the conversation turned to the NFL negotiations and how the fans have had enough. They are fed up and disgusted with all the back and forth between the owners and the players and how it's all about money and blah, blah, blah. Being the sports neophyte I am, I glazed over into a comatose state pretty early into the conversation. However, now I have guilt for not being more sympathetic.
If we were to take the same conversation and substitute "AMC" every time the word "owners" was used and Matt Weiner (creator) every time the word "players" was used, my "Mad Men" feelings would have been accurately represented. What gives? I am incensed and fed up with money ruining absolutely everything. Especially since I don't have any to speak of.
But more importantly, this needs to be understood. Matt Weiner and AMC executives, when you read this (and you will read this) please know you are putting too much trust in me believing I will wait for you. Folks with