The seventh and penultimate season of AMC’s “Mad Men” debuted over the weekend. Bring up that topic though at any modern American office and chances are you’ll be met with a polite, “please don’t tell me anything about it.”
Spoilers for TV shows, movies, sports events are everywhere these days: online, on Twitter, and in innocuous conversations between coworkers. The changing nature of entertainment consumption, like binging an entire season of a TV show after it airs or DVR-ing something to watch later, for instance, has also produced more spoilers than ever before.
How do you avoid spoilers? As avid culture vultures, how should we behave to not spoil season finales or important plot points for others?
Eric Ravenscraft, writer at the popular blog, Lifehacker, who has written about the topic for the site