It was announced this week that Pepsi and Beyoncé have become “global partners.” What that means (other than sounding like a “Risk” alliance) is that Beyoncé is getting $50 million to do a bunch of Pepsi stuff — including having her face on Pepsi cans. We figured there must have been other candidates for the job — and luckily, we discovered some of the other celebs Pepsi considered for the can-treatment before they settled on Beyoncé!
Today the country’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in four years. Great news! But just what type of jobs have some of the chronically-unemployed been able to get? We sent our inquiring photographer out to the streets of North Carolina to find out!
Each week for the rest of the year, we'll be posting excerpts from the essays Frank Jacobs wrote for our 60th Anniversary book, Totally Mad: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity.
Yesterday, ESPN.com debuted the cover for our upcoming issue, MAD #519! It's time to round up The 20 Dumbest People, Events, and Things of 2012 — this year's pack of offenders includes Lance Armstrong, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Amanda Bynes, Rush Limbaugh, Paula Deen and plenty more.
If you’re the type of person who actually gave a crap when Prince William and Kate Middleton got married, get ready — because your easily-distracted brain is about to explode! The rumor is that America’s favorite non-American couple (Sorry, Bollywood power couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor!) is having a baby! Sadly, the facts are very scarce. Fortunately, facts are never a big ingredient when we report a story — so enjoy these...