If you’ve watched a lot of Mad Men, you may have noticed that Don Draper uses the word “Jesus” like a painter uses oils–he elevates dropping J-bombs to the level of art.
From this single word, Don Draper ably expresses annoyance, shock, comprehension, anger, suaveness, smugness, speechlessness, mockery, sympathy, astonishment, impatience, amusement, disbelief, sorrow, comfort, self-righteousness, condescension, and resignation.
Watch this “Come to Jesus” supercut and join me in my appreciation for Jon Hamm’s deft manipulation of the Lord’s name:
Fun Bonus Game
See if you can match each of the above words to the clips in the video!