Daily Archives: July 25, 2012

Anachronisms in “Mad Men” and “Downton Abby”

The hosts of Lexicon Valley interview Ben Schmidt, a graduate student in History at Princeton University, who has been using Google Books to establish anachronisms in contemporary programs. Listen to the fascinating interview: http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/lexicon_valley/2012/06/lexicon_valley_anachronisms_in_mad_men_downton_abbey_and_edith_wharton_.html Or go to Schmidt’s own website … Continue reading

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