Mad Men, “Signal 30”

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””