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The Two Flavors of MAD MEN

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April 23, 2015

  Note: This is light on spoilers for those who are behind on the current (half)season.    Do you remember Season 2 of Mad Men?  Sure you do.  In the sixth episode (“Maidenform”), Don Draper’s Creative team at Sterling Cooper once vainly hatched a campaign for the Playtex bra.  After a night on the town copywriter… Read More ›

Making Sense of JFK 50 Years Later

In this, Part II of my golden anniversary reflections on JFK, I offer examples in current media coverage of the fruitless search for a “usable JFK.”

JFK Anniversary 2013: Mania and Melancholy

JFK Anniversary Reflections Thanks to Tropics of Meta, there are two brief posts on my reading of JFK’s golden anniversary of November 2013.

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