Diary: Why life's like Mad Men

For those avid fans of Mad Men following the tribulations of Sterling Cooper, last week saw an amusing case of life imitating art (in the loosest sense of the word).

Thanks to a chance encounter, Don Draper, the agency's irresistible executive creative director, managed to secure Sterling Cooper a crack at the Hilton Hotels account. And, back in the real world, what should happen the next day? Hilton Hotels in the States announced it was reviewing its advertising. Spooky.