If you’re ready to convince everyone you know that you’re going through something of a crisis in life you can now purchase Don Draper’s 1964 Imperial, as seen in season 4 of Mad Men. Read more...
Mad Men fans have a chance to own a piece of Don Draper’s past—for a price. Some of the most memorable props from the Emmy-winning AMC period drama are up for grabs in an auction hosted by ScreenBid. According to the New York Times, the auction site previously offered 1,200 small Mad Men props and... Show More Summary
Ride around town in Don Draper's Chrysler Imperial. [ more › ]
Bill Backer, the man who actually created the famous 1971 “I’d Like To Buy The World A Coke” ad Don Draper dreams up in the Mad Men finale, has died. He was 89. Backer began his career in advertising working in the mailroom at McCann Erickson, the agency made famous on Matthew Weiner’s drama series, in 1954. Show More Summary
Mr. Backer created the classic 1971 commercial for Coca-Cola with singers on an Italian hilltop proclaiming Coke as “the real thing.”
Don Draper, a character on the TV series “Mad Men,” was a survivor of childhood trauma. But when we first met Don, we met a man who had it all. He was at the pinnacle of his career, happily married to his gorgeous wife, Betty, […]
When the AMC show Mad Men became a smash hit, it made millions of people aware of the creative director's importance. Every week for seven seasons, Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm) convinced skeptical clients to follow his creative vision...Show More Summary
Drop into fictional '60s real estate.
Archilogic, an online architecture viewer/editor designed to be easier for laypersons to use and share from than Sketchup, is spectacular stuff... at least on a fast computer. You can upload plans and convert them to 3D, move and replace furniture, mess around with the layout, push the results to friends or real estate agents, and so on. Show More Summary
You know I love my GIFs. Emoji can’t communicate the deep ennui of an unemployed Don Draper eating crackers while watching TV alone. Just like me! And now Giphy’s Android app does it all! Read more...
"Mad Men" didn't premiere until 2007 -- after the landmark year of 2006 -- but what Don Draper said about the Kodak Carousel is eternally true: "Nostalgia: It's delicate, but potent." Some context: A passing comment from a critic, who made an astute observation about "The Americans," made me search...
A mental health consultant for the hit AMC series probes the psychology of the flawed protagonist. The post How ‘Mad Men’ and Don Draper Helped Us Understand Trauma and Shame appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Jon Hamm is currently shooting the new movie Baby Driver in Atlanta, which is why the 44-year-old actor has been spotted numerous times around the town, according to Just Jared. Hamm is starring in the film directed by Edgar Wright alongside Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey, Lily James and Ansel Elgort. Show More Summary
"Los Angeles is not what you see in the movies. It's like Detroit with palm trees." — Don Draper [ more › ]
Walk through the apartment is if you were Don himself, but more sober It has been almost a year since Mad Men concluded, but for those us (all of us) who still aren't ready to let go of Don Draper and his phenomenal Upper East Side penthouse,...Show More Summary
For every Don Draper, there are dozens of ad agency hacks preying on the clueless. This week, the victim is legendary camera manufacturer Nikon. According to The Guardian, the company endured some embarrassing press when an eagle-eyed U.K. photographer pointed out that a recent spot highlighting it's heritage prominently featured a retro-styled...
This St. Patrick's Day, give corned beef a rest and indulge in another savory pleasure. Coddle is a traditional Irish dish made from bacon, sausage, potatoes and other ingredients stewed in broth. SEE ALSO: Drink like Don Draper while you watch the Oscars This version is a little less comfort food and a little more bar snack. Show More Summary
Before he was Don Draper, Jon Hamm was just like you.
Don MacPherson on American Monster #1. Johanna Draper Carlson on Will Eisner's The Spirit. Richmond Clements on Lois Before Superman: Fallout. RJ Case on the comics of Adam Buttrick. to help celebrate International Women's Day, Zainab Akhtar put together a list of cartoonists AV Club readers should get to know. Show More Summary
Salon speaks to the author of "The Future of Men" about Don Draper, shifting power and beer commercial buffoons