Editor’s Pick
AUGUST 13, 2009 2:12PM

What the Mad Men writers insist on remembering

August 13, 2009

What the Mad Men writers insist on remembering

"Look at you!"

This exhortation pops up in almost every chapter of the Mad Men series. Why? I have no idea. It was not a frequently-spoken phrase in the early 1960s, at least not where I was hearing phrases (East… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
AUGUST 9, 2009 11:48PM

What 'Mad Men' writers forgot

What "Mad Men" writers forgot

The depiction of the late 1950s and early 1960s is indeed on target in this TV show. What a repressive era! I shudder just viewing the show, because I lived through that era. It was just as awful as depicted in "Mad Men." But there's one… Read full post »