Nothing shows your alliance to your favorite geek pastime like, say, a Batman t-shirt. But not everyone works in a Silicon Valley, where employees can roll in to the office in streetwear. And although dress has become more casual since the Mad Men era (ties for men, matching shoes and bag for women), some offices prefer business dress for their employees.
Don Draper, winter is coming. Although the dashing Mr. Draper is frequently concerned with identity and the dark pockets of the human heart, he needs be even more concerned about HBO’s Game of Thrones. Mad Men’s world is a cut-throat business, but it’s losing out to actual cutting of throats: According to the New York Times, GoT pulled in one million more viewers with its 2013 season debut.
I learned how to type on a typewriter, a quaint machine that fits perfectly in the world of Mad Men, but not so much in the here and now. Typewriters were slow going, and every error had to be painstakingly corrected with Wite-Out instead of the simple backspace button. But the clickety-clack sound of each keystrike made me feel productive, even if I was just typing out “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Now those Mad Men days are back…at least the sound of it.
My title is quite a mouthful, and yet it sums up the most recent creation of famed YouTubers, The Fine Brothers (241 million YouTube hits and counting). The dynamic video duo, Benny and Rafi Fine, have created a Mad Men-based choose-your-own-adventure game.