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Madboy: Beyond Mad Men: Tales from the Mad, Mad World of Advertising by Richard Kirshenbaum

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CHAPTER TENIF YOU CAN MAKE IT HERE,BUY PROZAC!

IN A CITY OF RICH people, the old adage is true: Money does not buy you happiness. Some of the richest people I know are downright miserable, on meds, and don’t have a nice word to say about anything or anyone. If they go to a swanky charity event, the husband might say offhandedly, “I hate these events. My wife drags me here after a hard day’s work. Who wants to be here?” Hello, it’s the Plaza Hotel, and you’re eating truffles while listening to one of the world’s most famous singers belt it out for you and this worthy charity! And you’re so blasé and on your BlackBerry. In fact, in the mid ’90’s I remember one particular charity event where I was seated at a table with a world-famous photographer, ...

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