I had never seen an episode of Mad Men before last Tuesday. I had never seen it, but I'd heard a lot about it. Mostly people - men, actually - raving about how great the series is.
Last week I watched the first 4 episodes from the 1st season while I was sitting on the plane to NY. I can't say it isn't good, but I couldn't shake the eerie feeling that I was staring at a depiction of point zero, the very start of the growing diabolical, soulless hole in American life. I don't want to see any more of it.