March 02, 2012
Forget "Mad Men": Last night I got to hang out with the real thing: legendary folks from advertising's famed era.
March 01, 2012
Just weeks before the drama's much-anticipated return, a promotional campaign is sparking controversy as some say it evokes images of 9/11.
January 17, 2012
It was strangely appropriate that the movie shown to thousands of ad-industry execs flying United, Continental and American to CES was "Moneyball," the story of Billy Beane's use of data to compete with the Yankees.
March 30, 2011
You might think the people who write a show that's so much about the advertising industry would want to have more advertising, not less.
November 30, 2010
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Piers Morgan, a judge on "America's Got Talent" and upcoming successor to the "Larry King Live" time slot on CNN, was hoping to tackle sexism in the ad industry during his Q&A panel at Advertising Age's Media Evolved Conference in New York. Luckily, his interview subject was John Slattery, a.k.a. "Mad Men's" Roger Sterling, "arguably the most sexist character on television."
March 29, 2010
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Back when Don Draper was swilling Scotch in his corner office, debating how to solve Lucky Strike's marketing conundrums, Ad Age was all over in the industry. And it was no young pub -- in 1970 the publication was already 40 years old.
August 02, 2010
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Despite the show's comparatively low ratings and modest ad revenue, package goods behemoth Unilever is making a big bet on AMC's "Mad Men" with the launch of a marketing blitz for six of its iconic brands: Dove, Breyers, Hellman's, Klondike, Suave and Vaseline.
July 26, 2010
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Ad Age Editor in Chief Rance Crain offers a glimpse into what our news organization was really like during the "Mad Men" era.