I found myself loving the new Silicon Valley comedy. While the satire was a little obtuse, it already feels funny and warm and neatly skewers the hubris of digital folks who claims to saving the world, making it a better or whatever. They're not. Obviously.
It also made me want an advertising version. Mad Men is one of the best, most human dramas of our times, but it's not satire, it's a story about people set in advertising. Of course, no one would care, advertising hasn't a big cultural frame of reference, but thinking about what one would look like would be a useful reality check.
You know, the claims about being curious, wanting to be a creative company rather than an advertising company, claiming to be able to make lots of lots of people care and generally trying to pretend we're not here to make them want to buy stuff they don't really need.
Just me probably