Though Kartheiser admitted dating can be tough for a car-free guy -- even a celebrity -- he was eloquent in explaining the appeal of letting someone else do the driving:
To go downtown where Mad Men is filmed, he takes either the Red Line or two buses. He reads, does crossword puzzles, and goes over his lines.
"It's wonderful," he said. "Instead of driving and being stressed out about traffic, you can work your scene, you can do your exercises or whatever on the bus. Everyone's got their own deal." ...
"I like that my life slows down when I go places," he said. "I have all these interactions with the human race and I can watch people living their life and not just in their car."