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Swizzle sticks make a new stir
"Mad Men," the Emmy-winning cultural phenomenon, has sparked renewed interest in yet another quirky artifact from its era. In addition to slim suits, lunchtime cocktails and cigarettes, the 1960s mark the glory days in the history of the swizzle stick — and Don Draper's Old-Fashioned would've been considered unfinished, even uncivilized, without one.
By Stephen Visakay and Maddy Lederman, Special to the Los Angeles Times
September 16, 2010