On May 10, The Daily Show host and all around mensch Jon Stewart ended the show with a plug for Planet Tad (by MAD writer and head-writer of The Daily Show Tim Carvell)! The book is on sale now — so any of you who were waiting for an official endorsement from Stewart before deciding to buy it, you’re all out of excuses!
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. Until he gets back to us, we made up this list. (Come on, Krugman!
Skechers is paying out a whopping $40 million to customers in a settlement over falsely advertising their Kim Kardashian-endorsed “Shape-Ups” toning shoes.
Building on Toni Morrison declaring that Bill Clinton was "The First Black President," Newsweek this week declared Barack Obama "The First Gay President" on its cover.
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). So since we’ll never see one in person, we’re giving a sneak peek of what the actual stock certificates will look like!
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