When ABC announced that Katie Couric would be filling in as co-anchor on Good Morning America, the producers of The Today Show knew they had to do something big to counter-program. And they did! Unfortunately, they did something big and stupid, bringing in unqualified V.P. candidate, half-term Alaska governor and intellectual feather-weight Sarah Palin to co-host. Is this bad, desperate TV? You betcha!
Earlier today, DC Entertainment announced the launch of a new MAD Magazine iPad app. The app will be available for download beginning this Sunday, which also happens to be April Fool’s Day … as well as the birthday of MAD’s infamous mascot, Alfred E. Neuman.
Tonight, millions of Americans will gather around their TVs for the Mega Millions Jackpot lottery drawing. The first prize is more than a whopping half-billion dollars!!! OK, it’s nice to dream, but the chances of you actually winning that prize are pretty long — something along the lines of 176 million to one. But as insurmountable as those odds may seem, other things — but not all — have even longer odds.
Yesterday, the NFL announced new rules regarding overtime play and instant-replay reviews. But buried in their official announcement were some other rule changes that will probably cause Al Michaels to vomit into his mouth.
Recently, Clueless actress Alicia Silverstone posted a video of her feeding her 10-month-old son in a…unique way. The clip quickly went viral (becoming the first popular thing she’s starred in for over a decade). We’re not going to guess where she got such a disgusting idea, but it definitely made us think about this classic MAD piece.
The Supreme Court is wrapping up Day 3 of long, boring arguments over Obamacare. You have to believe that even the keenest legal minds found their thoughts wandering as the arcane arguments dragged on. And we don’t even have the keenest legal minds on the Supreme Court! Which goes a long way to explaining the following…