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Mad Men: Dream Come True TV
     

Mad Men: Dream Come True TV

by Gary R. Edgerton
 

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Every few years a new television program comes along to capture and express the zeitgeist. Mad Men is now that show. Since premiering in July 2007, it’s won numerous awards, is syndicated across the globe, and its imprint is evident throughout contemporary culture. Series’ creator Matthew Weiner, a former exec producer on The Sopranos, presents another set

Overview

Every few years a new television program comes along to capture and express the zeitgeist. Mad Men is now that show. Since premiering in July 2007, it’s won numerous awards, is syndicated across the globe, and its imprint is evident throughout contemporary culture. Series’ creator Matthew Weiner, a former exec producer on The Sopranos, presents another set of compelling, complex characters. They are living out the American dream. Then why are they so unhappy? Why is their ‘dream come true’ not enough? Mad Men explores, analyses and celebrates this cutting edge TV drama and popular phenomenon. It also includes an interview with the show’s Executive Producer Scott Hornbacher and an episode guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857730725
Publisher:
I.B.Tauris
Publication date:
12/18/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Gary R. Edgerton is professor and chair of the Communication and Theatre Arts Department at Old Dominion University, Virginia. His books include The Essential HBO Reader (with Jeffrey P. Jones) and The Columbia History of American Television. He is co-editor of the Journal of Popular Film and Television.

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