“I am one of those girls.”

Peggy Olson’s copywriting career begins during a focus group for Belle Jolie lipstick company. After some instigation, half the women in the group break down, sobbing about their relationships and insecurities. Peggy looks on, stupefied, and delivers a couple of one-liners that get the Miss Deaver’s Secretarial School alumna noticed by the boys’ club. While […]

“I made French toast.”

Don: “What’s on this?” Sally: “Mrs. Butterworth’s.” Don: “Go get it.” … Don: “That’s rum. Read labels.” Sally: “Is it bad?” Don: “Not really.” This exchange between Don and Sally happens in season four’s ‘The Beautiful Girls’ when Sally Draper proudly presents homemade French toast to her father. (“Oh daddy, I do it all the […]

“Advertising is based on one thing: happiness.”

I am beyond excited to announce my theme for Vegan MoFo 2013, Mad Men! This year’s MoFo combines so many of my interests: Mad Men, television, photography, cinematography, Joan Holloway, food, veganism, writing, art, psychological drama, research, history, storytelling, Mid-Century modern design, and convincing myself that spending tons of $$$ on antiques is an investment! […]