Tag: Don Draper

My visit at Old Focals

Do you remember thick black glasses that the actor Colin Firth wore in movie A Single Man or the main character of TV series Mad Men Don Draper’s sunglasses that were later…

The most memorable product placements of 2013

What was the most memorable product placement of 2013? Something from Iron Man 3 or Man of Steel, this year’s box-office winners? Something from The Big Bang Theory, Breaking Bad, Modern Family,…

We have found Don Draper’s childhood home

During my recent trip to Los Angeles and San Francisco we’ve made a stop in several beautiful areas of Los Angeles. One of them is called Angelino Heights, a small quarter within…

Hershey’s in Mad Men: The currency of affection

There was an interesting product placement in Mad Men’s season 6 finale. It involved Hershey’s, the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America. Hershey’s is one of the oldest chocolate companies in the…

Lovely Megan

Brands&Films has been covering Mad Men very closely, mainly from the product placement point of view. But the series isn’t interesting just from that aspect, but also as a character study, relationship…

Top 40 Product Placements of all time: 10-1

Here it is: the best of the best. The fourth and the last part of the Top 40 product placements of all time. Just a quick reminder – this is my personal…

Product Placement in Mad Men – Season 4 recap

The 3rd season of Mad Men ended with a new agency Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce and with big expectations for all characters. Everyone was glad that there was a fresh start. Fast…

Brand spotting in Mad Men: Public Relations (S04E01)

The highly anticipated opening episode of Mad Men's fourth season has included some visual and spoken product placement. Nevertheless it's the show about advertising, so that's quite normal. On the other hand…

The best product placement in the TV shows

In the last 20-25 years I watched quite a number of TV shows, but only a few can qualify for the ‘Best of the best’ segment. These are: Moonlighting (my guilty pleasure),…

London Fog in Mad Men

Lane: London Fog… How ludicrous. Don: Really? I have one. Bert: So do I. Lane: No, of course… It’s just the name. There is no fog in London. There is no London…

Not the Stoli

Here’s another reflection on drinks in TV shows. Stolichnaya is a Russian vodka produced from wheat and rye grains. It was the first Russian vodka to be imported to the U.S. –…