Where Don Draper Ends, D.B. Cooper Begins People

A fan’s inspired suggestion for ending the final series of Mad Men. Let Don Draper’s trajectory morph into that of D.B. Cooper, the enigmatic and unruffled hijacker who jumped off a plane over Washington state in 1971 with a bagful of money and was never caught. “They share an emptiness of motive and morals, wrapped in an odd, isolating kindness, and the need to do something drastic to feel alive” (1,400 words)

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