It is 1982, and Mason Skiles (Jon Hamm) is a depressed union negotiator, living out of a suitcase, and drowning his dark past in booze. (And no one can make booze come out of his pores onscreen like Jon Hamm.) We find out how he got this way when he gets a mysterious summons and …

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Pinching Penny

No one thinks of a shopaholic as a strung-out addict with a compulsive habit that has left them with a trainwreck of a life.  Somehow the word brings to mind New York socialites with closets full of Manolo Blahniks and a personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman.  It seems very posh, very harmless, and maybe a …

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