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  • Avatar of sci_fi40


    [1]Sep 14, 2010
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    I just watched "The Summer Man" and absolutely cracked up when Faye was talking about her father owning a candy shop and all of the responsibilities that come with that. (That's a reference to the mafia for anyone who didn't get it.)

    The reason I found this so funny was that my great grandmother (a little Irish lady) owned a candy store in Jersey City, New Jersey (Not too far from NYC) in the 60's. She too had "responsibilities". Namely she ran numbers for a man named Black Mike. He was Italian, but he had black hair. So that line was like just a little piece of family history. I'm sure no one else really cares, but I just felt like sharing. :-)

    Edited on 09/14/2010 11:28am
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  • Avatar of HelloStuart


    [2]Sep 14, 2010
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    No, it's perfectly fine. I think this says a lot about the attention to detail that Matt Weiner et al. have for the time period. Being a child of the '90s, I generally have to assume that "Mad Men" plays it right.
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