Mad Men is set in the 1960s, initially at the fictional Sterling Cooper advertising agency on Madison Avenue in New York City, and later at the newly created firm Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. According to the show's pilot, the phrase "Mad Men" was a slang term coined in the 1950s by advertisers working on Madison Avenue to refer to themselves.
Mad Men quote. I love January Jones...and the show. But this excerpt is exactly why we as women and men need to progress past outdated judgmental gender roles. This feels close to slut shaming...and it's nothing to be proud of.