So I have been wondering when they would finally make a Star Trek reference on Mad Men; I had long suspected that Kinsey would be the guy to do it, since they establish him as a sci fi fan in season 1 when he references the Twilight Zone.
Given that Cosgrove has been writing science fiction, I thought they'd have him mention Trek but I guess not.
In last night's episode, which featured the return (albeit not triumphant) of Kinsey, he's not only watching the show, but he's written a spec script for it. The bit about the Negrons and Caucasoids or whatever was a reference to this uniquely awful episode, "The Omega Glory," where Shatner delivers perhaps the most ham-fisted speech of his career.
See in this episode, the Enterprise encounters space Americas (Yangs, or Yankees) versus the Chinese (Kohms, or communists).
Well done, Mad Men!