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“Mad Men” mania hits the States

“MAD MEN” mania is setting in in the States as the fifth season of the hit series kicks off this Sunday. As befits a television drama depicting the dawning of the ad industry, the advertising campaign for the show has caused a great stir.

In New York City, where the show is set, there have been complaints that one of the posters is insensitive to victims of the 9/11 attacks. The poster shows a drawing of a besuited man tumbling from the sky. Critics say it is uncomfortably reminiscent of the harrowing photograph known as “Falling Man”. Captured by Richard Drew, that photo showed a man falling head first out of the Twin Towers on 9/11.

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Posted: 22nd, March 2012 | In: TV & Radio | Comment