Of all of them, Peggy is my favorite. I identify with her struggle. She is so earnest and self-righteous and talented and smart, but dumb about personal things. She thinks she’s living the life of “we.” But she’s not. And every time she turns a corner, someone says, “You’re not part of ‘we.’” “But you all said ‘we’ the other day.” “Yes, we meant, ‘we white men.’”
The Paris Review unlocked the full text of its interview with Matthew Weiner.