If Brylcreem ever makes a comeback, we can blame him. Wow, I've fallen hard for this show. I know I'm late to the party, (Mad Men is now in it's 3rd season) but a few friends kept telling me how much I would love it - if only for all the retro sets and costumes. I'm enjoying the characters and performances so much that the fun of watching the carefully recreated early 60's with all it's anachronistic ironies, is like icing on the cake.
So you love the show, you love Don Draper, what do you do in that long stretch of week between Sundays? I just stumbled upon What Would Don Draper Do? - a blog, (in the style of Fake Steve Jobs) wherein a blogger assumes the role of Don Draper and answers readers questions with all the pithy Ad Man philosophy and steely certainty of the man himself.
And here's a video clip from Saturday Night Live, "Don Draper's Guide to Picking Up Women:"
Maybe that will tide you over. All Don Draperness aside, I could go on about the other characters too, but I gotta run. I'll leave you with this pic of Joan Holloway and her ever-present dangling pen necklace: