Contrary to what you might think, MAD staff members actually have lives outside of the office. And what wonderful lives they are! Most weekends, you’ll find us enjoying fascinating interests, exciting adventures and fast-paced, cosmopolitan pastimes. Most weekends…but not all. Which brings us to:
Over the weekend Facebook founder (and our eventual dark overlord) Mark Zuckerberg got married to his college sweetheart. And that got us thinking about what happens after the wedding. You know...paying the caterers! Hold on, what were YOU thinking of?!? Gross! Apparently, not everyone is as high-minded and mature as we are — which is why we shamefully point out these...
For months now, the Greek economy has been in freefall, bringing Europe and the rest of the world economy down with them. How did this happen? We contacted noted New York Times economist Paul Krugman and asked for his take.
Facebook is going public this week, which means you can now buy stock in the company! Well, YOU can’t — the stocks are extremely sought after and you have to be pretty well-connected to get your hands on them. And let’s face facts — if you’re reading the MAD website, you’re probably not well-connected. (Hell, you’re lucky just to be internet-connected).
"Father O' Flannity's Hot Tub Confessions" is by Keith Knight!
JPMorgan Chase, the country's largest bank, just announced they lost $2 billion, primarily in derivatives. Since no one on the face of the earth knows exactly what derivatives are, we suspect the bank is lying. We tasked esteemed New York Times economist Paul Krugman to get to the bottom of this financial debacle. He refused. So we made up this list.