Ed Driscoll

The Sweet Sell Of Success

I’d love to be proven wrong, but given its name alone, AMC’s new Mad Men miniseries will probably be a sanctimonious ant-capitalist mess. And yet its 1960-era Madison Avenue production design may make it fun to watch, if you can tune out the plots.

(Via TVCriticism.com, which was kind enough to include us in their Blogroll. Thanks!)

Related: While there have been numerous movies, and now a TV series about advertising, sales, and the PR world, Daniel Drezner explains “Why There Will Never Be A Reality Show About Academia”.

Update: An anti-smoking episode. Ugh–who didn’t see that coming?!