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Mad Men

Does Your Agency Have a Big Wireless Client? Why the Hell Not?

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Attention all #WWDDD acolytes: “If Don Draper were working today, he’d want a wireless account,” writes Michael Learmonth in the International Business Times.

Does your agency have a wireless client? IBT provided some numbers to show us why the answer should be “oh yes.” Read more

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Don Draper Has an Impressive Portfolio

draperWhile preoccupied with criticizing “Mad Men” for its soap-quality sheen, superbly fitted suits and slightly unrealistic portrayals of life–agency and otherwise–in the “turbulent” 60′s, we sometimes lose track of something more interesting than the many women Don Draper takes to bed: the clients.

We know the obvious ones: Lucky Strike, Jaguar and Kodak.

But today FiveThirtyEight’s Walt Hickey tickled our curiosity and presented us with some irresistible click bait: a list of every Sterling Cooper client throughout the series.

Our favorites after the jump.

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‘Mad Men’ Stars Tell Diane Sawyer What They’ve Stolen from the Set

Diane Sawyer’s interview with the “Mad Men” cast will air in about an hour and a half, so here’s your quick preview.

Turns out certain actors and actresses might be a little too fond of the period props on set…

There’s another teaser in case you’re curious; in the meantime, we have no word on the previous owner of Vincent Kartheiser’s beard.

Leroy & Clarkson Goes Black (Comedy) with ‘Mad Men’ Spoof

New York’s Leroy & Clarkson certainly went all in with “Don-O-Mite”, its Blaxploitation ‘Mad Men’ parody.

The agency also went all out to promote it: here’s the tumblr page and the reddit post and the fake Amazon book reviews (!!) and the tweets pushing it to everyone from The New York Times to Key & Peele.

“Sugar Hills Holloway” brings the mutha fuckin’ mayonnaise, et cetera.

Credits we can’t read on a fake poster after the jump.

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