Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Mad Men Mini: Agenda

Welcome to my Mad Men Mini-hoopla event!

For your convenience, I wanted to send this Agenda out early for those of you who like to plan ahead...

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FYI: There will be 3-4 posts per day posted between 5am - 12pm PDT.

Teaser 1: Invitation and RSVP
Teaser 2: In My Mailbox
Teaser 3: Dreaming Books

Schedule of events:
more details and links will be filled in after posted
per usual links are also on the sidebar

July 28, 2010 Wednesday
Agenda: Schedule
Giveaway: Joan Holloway puppet

July 29, 2010 Thursday
Memo: Mad Men in-a-nutshell
Giveaway: Mad Men and Philosophy edited by Rod Carveth
America in the 60s

July 30, 2010 Friday
Giveaway: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style by Tim Gunn
Book Fashion: The Group by Mary McCarthy
Meet: Kreating Insecurities
Giveaway: Mad Men doll

July 31, 2010 Saturday
Memo: Peggy
Memo: Summer Reading

August 1, 2010 Sunday
Memo: Spiel
Credits: Last chance - Giveaway offers end

August 3, 2010 Tuesday
Announcement: giveaway winners

--> Join my Mad Men Reading Challenge

Book(s) featured with giveaway:

Mad Men and Philosophy: Nothing Is as It Seems
edited by Rod Carveth - my review
edited by James B. South
Series Editor: William Irwin
prize courtesy of publisher, Wiley
giveaway here

A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style
by Tim Gunn
giveaway here

Other books mentioned:

Searching for the Meaning of Life on a Branded Planet
by James P. Othmer

Administrative Assistant's and Secretary's Handbook
by James Stroman

Babylon Revisited and Other Stories
by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Best of Everything
by Rona Jaffe

Confessions of an Advertising Man
by David Ogilvy

The Fashion File:
Advice, Tips, and Inspiration
from the Costume Designer of Mad Men
by Janie Bryant

The Feminine Mystique
Betty Friedan

The Group
by Mary McCarthy

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
by Edward Gibbon

Kings of Madison Avenue:
The Unofficial Guide to Mad Men
by Jesse McLean

Mad Men Unbuttoned:
A Romp Through 1960s America
by Natasha Vargas-Cooper

Meditations in an Emergency
by Frank O’Hara



  1. V, from the old link - omg - I've read Valley of the Dolls, Lady Chatterly's Lover, The Bell Jar AND Sex and the Single Girl (oh my, I actually REMEMBER the days of Helen Gurley Brown lol). I am SO OLD :P

    Anyhoo :D You have more energy & awesome events than any other blogger on the web!!! Love the Mini-Hoopla~

  2. YAYYY for your Mad Men Mini-hoopla event!

  3. Glad I found your MAD Men post in the nick of time! I have read Lady Chatterley's Lover just a few months ago. Does the BBC series of Lady Chatterley count as well? (yummy SB)


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