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President Obama's Weekend Plans

Barack and Michelle Obama • Give weekly radio address calling for stronger regulations on Wall Street fat cats. • Count $2.5 million in campaign contribution donations raised in one day from Wall Street fat cats. • Bag up all of Bo’s droppings from the White House lawn, go over to Eric Cantor’s porch, set the bag on fire, ring the doorbell and run! • Catch up on TiVo-ed episodes of Glee. Continue to “evolve” on the gay marriage question.

Afghanistan Tourism Slogans

As the withdrawal of US troops in Afghanistan begins, so too will the withdrawal of billions of dollars of US cash from the country’s economy. To compensate, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is already hard at work to reposition his country as the perfect vacation destination. Here are some of the tourism slogans currently under consideration. I Heart Shrapnel shirt

Afghanistan — Come for the shell craters, stay for the human rights violations!

Florida Marlins Hire 80-Year-Old Manager

After going 1-18 in June (and the month ain’t over yet!) Florida Marlins' manager Edwin Rodriguez decided to quit before the team had a chance to fire him. In a bold move, the Marlins immediately hired Jack McKeon as interim manager. We have nothing against McKeon, but HE’S 80 FRICKIN’ YEARS OLD!!!! Wasn’t there some fresh-faced 65-year old in their farm system that they wanted to give a shot to?!? The Marlins will learn the error of their ways fast enough as they check off this starting lineup of…

SIGNS THE BASEBALL MANAGER YOU’VE HIRED IS TOO OLD

Our Jaws cover: "We're gonna need a bigger blog!"

Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the MAD blog, we offer up the cover of issue #180 (January 1976) to commemorate the 36th anniversary of the release of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws. The iconic poster has been parodied many times over the years, including by MAD — most recently in our 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2010 issue to depict the Tonight Show rivalry between Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien.

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