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Watch: Matthew Weiner Tells Stephen Colbert He's Ending 'Mad Men' Because He's Scared of 70s Fashion

Photo of Eric Eidelstein By Eric Eidelstein | Indiewire May 21, 2014 at 11:10AM

Matthew Weiner, creator of AMC's "Mad Men," sat down with Stephen Colbert to discuss the upcoming conclusion of the much-beloved TV drama.
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Matthew Weiner, creator of AMC's "Mad Men," sat down with Stephen Colbert to discuss the upcoming conclusion of the much-beloved TV drama. Oh, and it's NOT ending because of 70s fashion, despite Colbert's initial assumption. 

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In the video, Colbert tries to recap the series' history for Weiner. Don smokes, he drinks and he "banged everything on the eastern seaboard," Colbert decides. On a more serious note, Weiner discusses his view on the 60s, delving into why he chose to focus on the era. 

Watch a clip of the interview below to hear more from Weiner.


This article is related to: The Colbert Report, Matthew Weiner, Matthew Weiner, Mad Men, Mad Men, Television, Television