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There is no good reason for Damon Lindelof to root for "Mad Men" at the Emmys. His show "Lost" suffered defeat three times at the hands of the four-time drama series winner, so perhaps more than most, he could be excused for having a bit of a grudge. But that's not the case.
"As much as I love 'Mad Men,' when 'Lost' and 'Mad Men' were competing in that spot I absolutely hated it," he says. "I wanted to find every rationale for why it should not win again, but I was unable to. And so were the Emmy voters."
The secret to the Emmy success of "Mad Men" isn't much of a secret: well-written, excellently cast, sui generis. But so are the …