/// On the Set of Mad Men, Everyone Plays Cribbage

May 31, 2013  |  Media Week

Who Kevin Rahm Age 42 Accomplishments Stars as ad exec (and amateur pilot) Ted Chaough on AMC’s Mad Men ; previously played Lee McDermott on ABC’s Desperate Housewives and Kyle McCarty on CBS’ Judging Amy Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you consume in the morning? Whether I’m winning or losing in Words With Friends. I’ve heard that’s pretty popular on the Mad Men set. Yeah. Most of the people I play are those guys. We’ll all have our phones—especially Jon [Hamm] and Lizzie [Moss] and Lana, the head of makeup—and we’ll be playing against each other online and at the same time playing either dominoes or cribbage on the table. What occupies your mind in the car? Usually NPR. If I’m not into it, I turn on country music. I switch between classic rock and country. Are you a TV junkie? I am. I watch a lot of TV. Especially when you’re not on a show, you never know what you’re going to read for. So I always want to see shows—especially the new ones—at least once so I can get a sense of the tone and what the show is so I can bring that if I audition. But then I get hooked on them, and even if I don’t really like them, I want to see how they end. What’s on your viewing list right now? Mad Men, of course.

On the Set of Mad Men, Everyone Plays Cribbage

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