Three former secretaries, and the three men who leave them (or at least, who try to).
Has there ever been a Mad Men character more hateful than Pete Campbell?
Don is a terrible human being, but that’s part of what makes his character so attractive. (I haven’t read Adam’s work on the related subject, but the assumption in the book’s title rings true to me — Don may be a sociopath, but we love him for it.) He’s charming, urbane, and utterly ruthless. He’s a winner, and we love to watch him win.
Pete, by contrast, is a loser. Continue reading “Mad Men, “Signal 30””
A question about Andrea:
This season opened with the reporter from Advertising Age asking who is the real Don Draper, and it closes having gotten not much forwarder on the question.
Such a good episode this week.
I’ve been sick, so no analysis, just some questions, comments and one long-winded, half-baked noodling:
Continue reading “Spoiler Alert Thursday: Mad Men, “Chinese Wall””