A New Mad Men Infographic Shows What It Costs To Be Don Draper And Joan Harris

22 April 2014 by

A New Mad Men Infographic Shows What It Costs To Be Don Draper & Joan Harris

Don Draper and Joan Harris [Mad Men]

Mad Men series seven is back on our telly boxes - hurrah! - and to celebrate, Money Dashboard have created this nifty infographic on Don Draper, Joan Harris and Pete Campbell's earnings in the 1960s (if they were, err, real). They've analysed episodes of the Emmy Award winning show and looked at real life spending trends and taxes from the era to show exactly where the employees’ at Sterling, Cooper and Partners would have spent their hard-earned dollars. From the $2,329 Don spends on Canadian Club whiskey each year to the $600 of lingerie Joan treats herself to, and the $2,116 it costs Pete in child alimony, this is what it would have cost to live like an advertising executive in 1960s New York...

Mad Men infographic - what it costs to be Joan Harris



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Joshua Namm (Wed Apr 23 10:40:55 BST 2014): Another great Mad Men article! Have you guys ever heard of a new social media site called "Moptwo"? It seems like it's a social bookmarking site. They have a user who is aggregating LOTS of Mad Men articles. Click on the column on the left called "Mad Men: The Final Season." https://www.moptwo.com/MichelleS