February 25, 2012 at 7:03 pm in Grand Forks Herald
So you love “Mad Men?”
Jane Maas lived it.
Dubbed the “real-life Peggy Olson” by Ad Age magazine, Maas entered the sexist, martini-soaked, uber-creative world of Madison Avenue in the 1960s an era now famously depicted on the hit AMC series, “Mad Men.” She worked her way up the ranks from copywriter to president of a New York ad agency, while also balancing roles as wife and mother of two. Now she’s captured her experiences from those early years in a book, “Mad Women: The Other Side of Life on Madison Avenue in the ’60s and Beyond,” which hits bookstores Tuesday. Continue Reading