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TOM ORMES: Why I’d like to be a Mad Man – and why I wouldn’t

Tom Ormes is creative director of iris Singapore and a former vice president, senior writer at DraftFCB. Here he considers Mad Men agency Sterling Cooper 2.0. “Over the last few years, if I had a dollar for everytime someone said to ...

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Is BBDO boss Andrew Robertson really in the Mad Men mould?

No would be most people’s answer (although he looks a bit fearsome in this picture). But BBDO Worldwide CEO Robertson has emailed BBDO US staff after the agency found itself in the spotlight when, in the current series of Mad ...

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Now Mad Men rescues the advertising industry

A slight exaggeration perhaps but, as Lisa van der Pool reports here, some US agencies are reporting that the show’s fame (notoriety?) is prompting a wave of interest from potential recruits that the business hasn’t experienced for years. But what ...

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Can Lions Gate’s Mad Men ride to the rescue of MGM’s James Bond?

They just might as Mad Men producer Lions Gate is offering to merge with stricken film studio MGM which is about to slide into bankruptcy. MGM’s most valuable franchise is James Bond but filming of the latest in the never-ending ...

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Ford calls on Mad Men star in quest to make Lincoln cool again

Ford Motors is hoping the retro glamour of hit TV series Mad Men will rub off on its Lincoln brand this weekend. The car giant has picked John Slattery, who plays the agency head Roger Sterling in the show, to ...

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