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Melissa Crawley has a PhD in media studies from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Her book: Mr. Sorkin Goes to Washington: Shaping the President on Television's \x34The West Wing\x34 was published in 2006. She has also published work online ...
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Melissa Crawley has a PhD in media studies from Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Her book: Mr. Sorkin Goes to Washington: Shaping the President on Television's \x34The West Wing\x34 was published in 2006. She has also published work online at PopMatters and Flow as well as chapters in the edited collections: The American President in Popular Culture and The Great American Makeover. Her weekly syndicated television column, Stay Tuned, is part of GateHouse News Service. Follow her on Twitter @melissacrawley
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Are You Mad About Mad Men!



Mad Men is based on the experiences from the 1960′s. This show began in 2007 and is mainly set in the office of Sterling Cooper advertising agency. The scenes in this show were all shot in New York to let viewers get the feel of a real advertising business in the 60′s. The designs of the show are closely to perfect to the designs in the time area. The events in this show are actual events that had happen back in the 1960′s. They show today’s society the experiences from the 60′s society. Some of those incidences are like smoking, racism, homophobia and sexism. Some people may be offended at times from this show, but these are the real situations and events that people faced back then. The situations in this show have been appealing to many people. It has won several awards for the amazing work they have done. The culture of this time frame has put people back to the feel of the 60′s. They show views about the issues they have had in the advertising industry along with the other problems they had then. This show gives everyone the culture situations and fashions that many people have forgotten about.

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