Stillwater News Press

Lifestyles

August 16, 2010

Oklahoma State University student shows off her 'Mad Men' style in contest

STILLWATER, Okla. — An Oklahoma State University upcoming senior wants Oklahomans to vote for her in the “‘Mad Men’ Casting Call.”

Valerie Hill, who will be a senior this fall, entered the television show’s contest “to show the rest of America that Oklahoma shouldn’t be overlooked for style and culture.”

The Oklahoma City native moved to Stillwater to attend OSU, where she is studying English with an option in creative writing. She began watching AMC’s “Mad Men” a few months ago, she said, and quickly became a fan of the show about an advertising agency in the early 1960s.

She’s dressed in vintage-style clothing since her senior year of high school, she said, so when she read about the contest, she thought it made sense to enter.

Contest entrants submit photos of themselves in 1960s-style clothing and hairstyles, and the public votes on the photos. The show’s creator and executive producer, Matthew Weiner, will review the top 20 photos and pick the winner, who will get a walk-on role on a “Mad Men” episode, according to the contest website.

Hill’s entry can be seen at http://madmencastingcall.amctv.com/browse/detail/Z5LT8Z.

After graduation from OSU, Hill said she plans to attend music school in Oklahoma City to study music production. She hopes to build a career as a songwriter or music engineer or producer, she said.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Lifestyles
Buy & Share Photos
NewsPress e-Edition
NewsPress Specials
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Stocks
NDN Video
GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1" Trailer is Here! Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years
Must Read