Day 99. Been There

Sometimes I’m surprised by the success of Mad Men.  In case it’s not broadcast where you live, or you’ve just never watched it, Mad Men is an award-winning, American dramatic television series.  About the advertising industry.

Anyway.  No disrespect intended.  It’s a great concept, very well written and brilliantly cast, directed and acted.  It’s just that I lived it.  Been there.  Done that.  McConnell Eastman, a fairly large Canadian ad agency (gone now), where I was hired for the first time, could have been Sterling Cooper (later to become Sterling Cooper Draper Price), the setting for Mad Men.

So I watched it for the first two seasons, and then packed it in.  It was just too deja vu for me. Continue reading