In 1960 New York City - the high-powered and glamorous "Golden Age" of advertising - Don Draper, the biggest ad man in the business, struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels. Written by
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originally auditioned for the part of Don Draper. He was a little disappointed at landing the part of Roger Sterling as the character is not overly present in the first episode, however, writer Matthew Weiner
assured him that the character would be a key component of the series as it continued. See more
In March, 1960 Don Draper says "It's not like there's a magic machine that makes identical copies of things." The Xerox copier was introduced in 1959. See more
The reason you haven't felt it is because it doesn't exist. What you call love was invented by guys like me, to sell nylons. You're born alone and you die alone and this world just drops a bunch of rules on top of you to make you forget those facts. But I never forget. I'm living like there's no tomorrow, because there isn't one.
References Make Room for Daddy
The Twenty-Third Floor
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