The Weird, Recursive ‘Mad Men’ Ads : The New Yorker

A sharp and jazzy commentary on the ad business, which only incidentally critiques the ad pairings with the popular drama series.

Here’s one of several ‘money quotes’:

In Season 2, when Peggy tries to impress Don with her savvy by citing the aphorism that “sex sells,” Don shoots back, with a line that must have heartened modern ad people everywhere: “Says who? Just so you know, the people who talk that way think that monkeys can do this.”

Check it out.

The Weird, Recursive 'Mad Men' Ads : The New Yorker.


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