Saturday, July 31, 2010

The Appeal of Messy Lives

There is a great piece in today's NY Times about the appeal of Mad Men. I've read a lot of articles on the subject but I feel Katie Roiphe really hit's the mark on this one. She feels we are so busy trying to lead these perfect lives and "working out" problems either with ourselves (see blog entry below) or with our partners that we are watching the show with a kind of smug superiority combined with a longing for just being able to let go and have fun without worrying about the consequences.

You can read her piece here....

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