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'Mad Men' recap: 'Favors'
'Mad Men' recap: 'Favors'

Bob Benson’s secret is finally revealed. And, no, it’s not teaming with the NSA to spy on SC&P’s phone conversations. But before we get into that, let’s talk about Don helping someone else run from the military for a change. This season has been somewhat slow and slightly spotty, especially when delving into current affairs (see: the MLK assassination, which featured next-to-no perspective from the black characters). At times, this season has briefly alluded to the Vietnam War, whether it’s Kevin’s Greg's self-imposed stay in the Army or Ginsberg lamenting the war’s 200 body bags a week. But it wasn’t until this episode that...