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Jon Hamm Recruits Mad Men Cast For Benefit; LA Times Preps for Season 5

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This week, the Wall Street Journal and other publications cover Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, John Slattery and Vincent Kartheiser at a charity event while the Los Angeles Times helps fans get up to speed preparing for Season 5. Read on for more Mad Men news.

The Wall Street Journal reports that Jon Hamm recruited the Mad Men troops to attend a benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

InStyle, Variety, and Socialite Life feature photos of the Mad Men attendees, including Elisabeth Moss, John Slattery, Vincent Kartheiser and Jared Harris.

• In anticipation of Season 5, the Los Angeles Times reminds readers about what was happening on Mad Men when Season 4 ended.

Us Weekly features a gallery of January Jones’ best red carpet looks, noting she “rarely gets it wrong on the red carpet.”

Jon Hamm is featured in the official trailer for new movie Friends with Kids.

The Insider talks to David Cross about Jon Hamm’s guest-star turn on IFC’s The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret. Collider.com loves Hamm’s performance, while the Huffington Post has clips of Hamm on the show.

The New York Times references Joel Murray (Freddy Rumsen) in an article about the film The Artist.

Broadcasting and Cable has a brief video interview with Matthew Weiner, who talks about the inspirations for the stories on the show.

TheaterMania has a shot of Christina Hendricks backstage after a Cirque du Soleil performance.

Tulsa World eagerly awaits Mad Men‘s return, as does KPBS.

GossipCenter has pics of January Jones exiting a restaurant on her birthday, gushing that the “Mad Men mommy looked fabulous.”

Alison Brie pops up in the trailer for The Five-Year Engagement, which also stars Jason Segel and Emily Blunt.

Twitch previews Save the Date, another film starring Alison Brie, which will be screened at this month’s Sundance Film Festival.

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