31 May '15, 10pm

Will Bitcoin Kill Don Draper? Mad Men and The Real End of An Era

Will Bitcoin Kill Don Draper? Mad Men and The Real End of An Era

I wrote recently about the finale of the hit series Mad Men . As the AMC network hyped the last season as ‘the end of an era’, I found myself wondering whether it was just a show which was ending, or the whole industry in which the show was set. This is important because if advertising dies, then what we call media dies too. The whole system — which started with newspapers, moved on to radio, then TV, and then various forms of blogging and streaming — is basically the same business model: Gather a bunch of people together who think they’re there for one thing, but are really there for something else. My friend, the late radio legend Doug Hoerth, would constantly remind me and the audience that all of this talk radio stuff is really just an elaborate way “to sell people soap.” We think of advertising as part of media, but what Doug was saying is that what we call media is b...

Full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jerrybowyer/2015/05/31/will-b...

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