Sunday, September 05, 2010

7943: Mad Men Mention.

The latest episode of AMC series Mad Men opened with agency staffers discussing the upcoming bout between Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay. Creator Matthew Weiner covered a couple of un-PC angles, from a frugal copywriter chided for being “such a Jew” to Don Draper’s secretary declaring, “If I wanted to see two Negroes fight, I’d throw a dollar bill out my window.” Somebody ought to punch Weiner in the face.

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