Today's TV shows are good – but they aren't The Sopranos
It has now been just about a year since Don Draper took the lotus position on a California cliff and went off to the great fictional Madison Avenue in the sky. He was ushered out of our lives by a sappy Coke commercial, a move that seemed to confirm that ultimately Don was full of it. He had sold out entirely, conceded to cynicism. It was the only way he could survive in the empty world of advertising, the only place in the universe where Don really knew what he was doing.
His creator, as you may recall, felt differently. “To me it’s the best ad ever made,” Matthew Weiner told the Hollywood... read more
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