i personally love the show. note, the following article contains a spoiler or two (EVEN THOUGH THEY DIDN'T HAPPEN TO MENTION THAT PRIOR TO ME READING THE ARTICLE)
Back to Work for ‘Mad Men’
Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC
AMC’s drama about Manhattan’s advertising world in the early 1960s isn’t just a cult favorite anymore; “Mad Men” has become a cultural phenomenon much in the way “The Sopranos” once was. The two shows are mirror opposites of course.“The Sopranos” amused viewers with unexpected glimpses of bourgeois ordinariness — lawn mowing, school meetings, psychotherapy — inside the scary, alien world of organized crime. “Mad Men” offers a far more commonplace milieu — the rat race — and finds comedy in the distortions of a rear-view mirror..............