Despite a dismal fourth place showing in yesterday’s Illinois primary, Newt Gingrich has vowed to remain in the race for the GOP nomination. Is he a delusional douche, or a fetid cesspool of a man? Either way, here are some of the reasons...
Mad Men fans have waited over a year and a half for the show to return, and this Sunday the first episode of season five will finally debut. Let's just hope series creator Matthew Weiner (second from left) didn't use these copies of MAD for inspiration.
From left to right: Jon Hamm, Matthew Weiner, John Slattery, Vincent Kartheiser and Bryan Batt Photo: Vic Arkoff
Bonus Mad Men Celebrity Snap! MAD artist Tom Richmond (that's him on the left) caught up with actor Rich Sommer (who plays Harry Crane on Mad Men) and showed him the spoof of the show that Tom illustrated in MAD #509. Obviously, Rich is unhappy. It’s not clear if it’s because he works on Mad Men, or is just a huge fan of Justin Bieber.
Thanks to Tom for the photo!
The Mets have struck a deal to pay $162 million to settle claims that they knew disgraced financier Bernie Madoff was running a Ponzi scheme. How the beleaguered team owner, Fred Wilpon, will come up with the money is now the big question. Here’s MAD with the big answers…
We know it’s a little early, but we just had to share! On July 18th, MAD will be releasing a special all-Batman issue to tie in with the release of The Dark Knight Rises! This 80-page special will feature reprints of classic Batman material (SIX movie spoofs! TWO TV show satires! AND the classic Kurtzman/Wood “Bat Boy and Rubin” comic parody!), plus all-new pieces (including a Make-Your-Own Dark Knight sequel!) Check back here for updates!
No one, and we mean no one, draws agitated dairy-derived food products like Evan Dorkin. And no one colors those delectable curmudgeons like Sarah Dyer! You can see the proof below in Evan and Sarah's art for a piece titled "Semi-Fun Facts About Chocolate" in MAD #514. Drink in the cocoa-laden goodness below, then head over to Evan and Sarah's site, The House of Fun, to see what else they got cookin'!
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The good news is that acclaimed Kony 2012 director Jason Russell has followed up his smash online documentary with another video that’s already gone viral! The bad news is that the video is cell phone footage of him stark naked on a street corner, slapping the pavement and ranting about the devil. How long before Joseph Kony and his cronies flood the Internet with this poster?
Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day and all across the nation, parades will be held to celebrate this great occasion. But not all parades are created equal — in fact, some can be downright boring. So it’s up to you to make sure you get the most out of standing on a curb, watching a bunch of people wearing green stumble by. And we’re here to help.
It starts with 64...then there’s 32...then 16...then 8...until it’s finally down to just four survivors! Some new reality show? Perhaps! But we’re talking about America’s inexplicable obsession with the college basketball tournament! How about you? Are you addicted to hardwood? Maybe you'll recognize the symptoms in this classic piece by John Caldwell from MAD #403!
Writer and Artist: John Caldwell