Friday, March 23, 2012


The wait for season five of Mad Men is just about over.

It has been 17 months since since season four of the series which has become a cult hit by  tapped into an era that has continues to capture the imagination. The 1960's resonate as a cool, nostalgic period. The show has sprouted a pop culture revival of 60's fashions, time travel parties and nostalgia.

Don Draper, Peggy and the rest of the gang will strut back onto our television screens this Sunday, March 25 with a "brilliant" two-hour debut.

I do not know if he is Canada's Don Draper, but Terry O'Reilly certainly tells some great stories about the history of the advertising world on CBC Radio's The Age of Persuasion and his new series Under the Influence.

Terry O'Reilly and Mike Tennant have also written a book, entitled Age of Persuasion which argues/proves that advertising has permeated daily life and insinuated itself into our psyches.  It is a very compelling book. If you like Mad Men, you're guaranteed to like this book.

I am looking forward to the return of Don Draper and the intrigue at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce

1 comment:

Nancy Crozier said...

A close friend's father was a Canadian ad executive during the "Mad Men" era. Apparently the show hits pretty close to the mark!