'Mad Men' covers a retro Newsweek: A winning campaignAdd to Favorites | Mad Men
(And, no, that isn't an answer about in which year the new season will be set -- it's instead the year we left off in when the show wrapped up Season 4.)
The issue features an in-depth article about the show and the entire mag is peppered with ads for modern-day companies done in the '60s style of Sterling Cooper Draper Price.
Eleanor Clift, who actually worked as a writer at Newsweek in the 1960s, penned the cover story and talks about the similarities between herself and "Mad Men's" Peggy Olson ( Elisabeth Moss) -- both ambitious women fighting to build a career in a man's world.
"Women weren't supposed to be openly ambitious in the '60s. When I started at Newsweek As a secretary, I was thrilled to be where what I typed was interesting," she writes.
The far-ranging article serves as a good primer for anyone new to "Mad Men" or viewers who may have forgotten where the story left off.