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This House Hasn't Been Redecorated Since the '60s and it's for Sale

A 96-year old Toronto woman is finally moving out of her quaint little house. The story isn't anything out of the ordinary—until you realise that she's lived there for 72 years and apparently hasn't redecorated once. Oh, and she has amazing taste. Read More >>

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Advertising Legend Designs the New Posters for Mad Men

84-year-old Milton Glaser—one of the world's most sought-after graphic designers, who left an indelible mark on advertising in the 1960s—has designed the posters and promotional pieces for the next and final season of Mad Men. Read More >>

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The 1960s Office Desk of the Future Was More NASA Than Mad Men

With its hovering videophone, modern dictation machine and space pod design, this 1961 executive desk of tomorrow would fit in better on the ISS than at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Read More >>

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A Mad Men-Style Show About NASA Would Be Totally Awesome

This needs to get made. Apparently the writers of Mad Men are pitching a new show based on NASA in its prime, looking at the halcyon days of the US space program through the eyes of the journalists that covered it. Yes, that would be awesome; make it happen. Read More >>

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Sky Apologises For Mad Men Sky Go Blunder

It seems legions of people were up in arms over an apparent lack of the brand new series Mad Men on Sky Go. Eager cord-cutters and Sky-subscription sharers alike were queued up last night to watch the live stream of the premier of latest season of Mad Men, only to be greeted with an error basically saying "not available". Anger ensued. Read More >>

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Working In the Advertising Industry Ain't Easy

Often, when I tell people what I do, their eyes narrow into an expression that roughly communicates something along the lines of "You're the prick responsible for ramming crap in the way of my Hollyoaks omnibus, and telling my girlfriend that she's fat and needs a new toothpaste". Then again, I could be lucky enough to encounter a Mad Men fan, in which case they look me up and down and mentally compare me to a fictional alcoholic from the '50s. Neither of which being a particularly accurate profile of myself or your average creative chap. Read More >>

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Free Tickets to See Madonna Is Your 53-But-Still-Queen-of-Pop Deal of the Day

If you're in the vicinity of Edinburgh this weekend and would like to see a yummy mummy flailing around a stage while parping out some of the most iconic pop hots of the past three decades, this is one for you. Read More >>

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How Much Did Mad Men Pay For a Song by The Beatles?

The latest episode of period TV spectacle Mad Men was notable for something other than Christina Hendricks' silhouette for once, thanks to featuring Beatles track 'Tomorrow Never Knows' as part of its soundtrack. How much do you think that cost them? Read More >>

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A £10 Flat-Screen Wall-Mount Is Your "Crumbs, I Hope It Stays Up" Deal of the Day

Okay, so you’ve spent a few hundred quid on a new flash-bang crash-bang state of the art TV, with ALL the necessary bells and whistles incorporated into it. If you’re a weirdo, it might even have 3D. But you want to hang it on your wall. Now what? Read More >>

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Tonight's Return of Mad Men on Sky Atlantic HD Will Only Show Ads From the '60s

If you've managed to tiptoe around all the spoilers that pushed their way out of the ground after the US saw the long-awaited return of Mad Men last night, you're probably giddy with excitement at Sky Atlantic HD's premiere of the fifth season tonight. And for the rest of us non-Sky customers, we're looking forward to "acquiring" it "via other means" at a later date. One thing we'll miss however is Sky Atlantic's showing of retro '60s ads -- is it ok to admit disappointment over missing a bunch of adverts? Read More >>

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Somehow Mad Men Is Even Better In 8-Bit

Yep, 8-bit pretty much makes everything better, including Mad Men. Here’s a new YouTube choose-your-own-adventure game to waste a good few minutes of your time on this Friday morning. Don’t forget; it doesn’t make a blind bit of difference what you choose, just make sure you’re drunk off your arse on scotch – that’s the Mad Men way. Read More >>

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Magazine Sends All Its Advertising Back to the '60s For Special Mad Men Issue

I'm so excited for the impending fifth season of Mad Men, that it's taking all my willpower not to fix an old fashioned and leer at my secretary, a la Don Draper. (Please send me a secretary, bossman?) The guys behind Newsweek are obviously jonesing just as hard, as they've "retro-fied" an upcoming special edition of the mag with either vintage or vintage-styled adverts from companies such as Mercedes-Benz, British Airways and Johnnie Walker. Read More >>

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