Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Vanity Fair Reveals the Comic Strip Inspiration Behind Mad Men

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

· Mad Men's spurious comic-strip origins revealed! [VF]
· What old men think about the Old Spice man [Esquire]
· Flipboard launches as the iPad's social media magazine [Mashable]
· Is the iPhone heading to T-Mobile this fall? [Engadget]
· Maybelline ad takes advantage of your love for Tom Selleck [Jezebel]
· Large pearl found in clam dinner [CNN]
· New York's LES gets a new name, sorta [RNY]