Barbra Brady

Mad Men opening sequence quotes Robert Longo

In Cultural Musings, This Evening's Movie on September 6, 2009 at 9:52 am

What I love about curating:

When new fascinations recall previous ones, and there is that “That makes me think about…” moment.

I think Mad Men is unabashedly brilliant. Mesmerizingly, keep-me-in-the-moment so. (My yogi me would say when that happens, it is Kundalini.) In the mid-80s, I had the same reaction to artist Robert Longo’s Men in the Cities series. Enough so that one Halloween, I dressed as one of the characters. (Hey, I was 30 and full of myself in the good way. Actually, being full of oneself is living right, not a social misdemeanor.)

Curating fills me with myself, with my soul’s way of connecting delights to delights, and sharing that with others….”Hey, look at this!”

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  1. If you like Mad Men try Peep Show (Channel 4 series) – I can’t imagine what they have in common other than exceptional quality but I love them both.

  2. I agree… very well written, directed and filmed. Thanks for introducing me to it.

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