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Mad Men Post-Mortem: Waterloo

Author’s note: This week’s format is just a bit different than the rest of this series this season. I hope you enjoy!

Spoilers ahead!

When was the last time the country sat in front of the television, riveted by a technological advance happening right in front of their eyes? Not something shitty like last year’s Boston Bombing and the subsequent movie-like criminal chase that had everyone glued to their favorite news outlet, but something where we just go, “Holy shit. I just witnessed history.” This week’s mid-season finale of Mad Men took place during the days of the Apollo 11 mission that put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Continue reading