Mad Men Returns


It’s been a long wait but MAD MEN finally returns to television tonight and like many fans of the show, I’m really looking forward to watching the premiere on AMC. The show’s popularity seems to have tripled since it went on hiatus and this week every outlet imaginable was offering stories about MAD MEN and it’s impact on design trends, fashion, etc. I thought I’d collect some of my favorite links to various stories about the show and share them with Mid-Century Living readers.

First up, here’s a link to a piece I wrote in 2010 for the Turner Classic Movies’ blog with a few recommended viewing suggestions for MAD MEN fans looking for something to watch during the hiatus (or in-between episodes) of the show.
Missing Mad Men?

Further Reading:

Flavorwire
An A-Z Guide to Mid-Century Modern Design According to ‘Mad Men’
The Definitive ‘Mad Men’ Reading List

The Washington Post
The real ‘Mad Men’: New book explores notable ads of the ’50s and ’60s
Winners of the Washinbgton Post’s ‘Mad Men’ Look Contest

The Columbus Dispatch
‘Mad Men’ rekindles interest in furnishings with midcentury cachet

Tulsa World: Scene
‘Mad Men’ makes mod trends hot in contemporary fashion, design

Miami New Times
Mad Men Is Back: How to Drink Like Don Draper

Los Angeles Times
Mad Women: Jane Maas’ book recalls her ‘Mad Men’-era career in advertising
How groovy will ‘Mad Men’ get? ’60s experts make predictions

Apartment Therapy
Mad Men Style At Home

Also worth a look

Fellow mid-century enthusiast Retro Ruth and her gang of bloggers have also been holding a ‘Mad Men Week” at No Pattern Required.

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