May 21st, 2015


But Not Much More: Mad Men and the Life of a Career

Originally published at Possible Impossibilities. You can comment here or there.

In the series finale of Mad Men, a frustrated Stan shouts at Peggy: “There’s more to life besides work.” It’s a lie. Well, at least it is within the context of the show. As it follows the careers of advertising executives, Mad Men continuously reaffirms what capitalism and the legacy of Puritanism alike have told Americans: Work […]