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The Things We Learned from a Real-Life Mad Man

  • Caitlin Ganswindt

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If you’ve got a pulse, you know the final season of Mad Men premiered this week. And while the wide world of media is abuzz with the life and style of all things Sterling Cooper, we thought it was high time to get an insider’s take on the real-world glamour of a ’60s ad man.

We caught up with a Mr. Gareld Duane Rollins. A bit of background on GR’s credentials: spent 10 years working for Southwest Athletic Conference Broadcasting, had a 13-year tenure with McCann Erickson, helped coin the phrase “Put a Tiger in Your Tank,” shared an office with Reagan...

So, yeah—he’s got some credentials. And some words to live by. Presenting 12 lessons from a real-life Mad Man...»

Carey Mulligan is Not Afraid of Close-Ups

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The Middle Distance: Wonderland Magazine nabs an early editorial. Well played, all around. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

The Tie Rack: Valet runs down the basics of a gentleman’s tie collection. We’d throw in a wintry Pendleton-style plaid, but otherwise, it’s not too shabby. [Valet]

All Hit: Esquire digs up a vintage Ted Williams profile. As long as they’re this good, we’ve got no complaints. [Esquire]

I Turn My Camera On: Leica’s new Parisian camera shop looks pretty spectacular. [Hoosta]