Tag Archives: mad men

Outer Space

Lindsay Ellis, Nostalgia Chick: the Origin Story (see also: parts 1, 2, 3) Require Congressmen & Senators to wear logos of their financial backers on their clothing, much like NASCAR drivers do. Policeman, a one-way sign, a stop sign, and Dick Whitman? What do you see in the puzzling new Mad Men poster? Thessaly La […]

Don Draper: An Ancient Perspective

It might only be a matter of time before primetime is graced by a period drama centered around the Platonic Academy. With Diogenes Laertius’ Lives of Eminent Philosophers, we have reliable source material. And with academia’s insistence on teaching the Classics, we have indication that interest in Plato and his cohort has not dwindled in the slightest these […]