Get PJ Media on your Apple

Mad Men Unbuttoned: Sex, Lies, and Skinny Lapels

The real-life Don Draper, revealed at last! And much more in this podcasting romp through 1960s America, with the author of Mad Men Unbuttoned, Natasha Vargas-Cooper.

by
Ed Driscoll

Bio

July 31, 2010 - 8:13 pm

Taken from this week’s edition of PJM Political, Ed Driscoll interviews Natasha Vargas-Cooper, the author of the new book from Harper-Collins, Mad Men Unbuttoned: A Romp Through 1960s America, and its swanky accompanying Weblog, “The Footnotes of Mad Men.” In this 24-minute long interview,  Vargas-Cooper explains what it is about the early 1960s that makes it seem like uncharted territory to today’s Gen-X crowd, who the real Don Draper was, and what makes TV’s hottest advertising men so lovable, as they break all of today’s politically correct taboos.

Click below to listen:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

(Want to download instead of streaming? Click here to download this interview, and click here for a lo-fi edition.)

Tune in each Saturday to Sirus-XM’s POTUS channel (#110 on Sirius, #130 on XM) at (all times eastern) 6:00 am, 12:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and Sunday at midnight (also eastern time zone) for the weekly edition of PJ Media’s PJM Political.

To hear this week’s show in its entirety, just click here.

Blogging since 2002, affiliated with PJM since 2005, where he is currently a columnist, San Jose Editor, and founder of PJM's Lifestyle blog. Over the past 15 years, Ed has contributed articles to National Review Online, the Weekly Standard.com, Right Wing News, the New Individualist, Blogcritics, Modernism, Videomaker, Servo, Audio/Video Interiors, Electronic House, PC World, Computer Music, Vintage Guitar, and Guitar World.
Click here to view the 7 legacy comments

Comments are closed.