Don Draper is one of the most captivating characters on television. He is also by most accounts a total asshole. Draper gets away with a lot of stuff that none of us would ever dream of trying in real life. Which begs the question: What would happen if Don Draper had to face realistic consequences for his actions? The Real Life Don Draper meme takes some of the bad-ass luster off of Draper's fascinating life and puts him more in the category of Bad Luck Brian.