Walter Mencken 2:37 p.m., March 1
Small Screen: Has George Lucas Taught Us Nothing?
So AMC Networks (Mad Men, Breaking Bad, other stuff) went public just now, and sadly, shares are trading a little lower than expected. (Guess maybe they should have made nicer with Mr. Weiner?) In response, AMC CEO Josh Sapan emphasized that the newly independent AMC "has the opportunity to further showcase each of its programming services and provide value to investors, distributors, and advertisers."
Case in point:
But seriously, this is just a start. How is it that Brooks Brothers doesn't have a Don Draper suit?
Okay, this should teach me to Google before I type:
And of course, the glasses...
But I won't really be convinced that AMC is committed to offering its shareholders value until they're selling Ol' Archie Whitman's Whiskey Jug...
...side by side with Don Draper brand single malt. They can call it the Generations Collection.
If anybody needs me, I'll be in back, working on my proposal for the Tiffany "Green Lantern" engagement ring.
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