“I hate it when they put history into historical fiction”

Read this this morning and had to comment (that’s my comment at the bottom of the page) – the opening scene of Mad Men Sunday night was direct from the front page of the NY Times (1966 – gives whole new meaning to the tag line “ripped from the headlines”) and panned by critics – even when the accuracy was pointed out:

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/28/on-mad-men-an-opening-scene-straight-from-page-1/?comments#permid=27

 

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