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Celebrities Without Their Makeup, Vol. 2

GOING THROUGH AN AWKWARD FACE DEPT.

The trend of stars being photographed without makeup simply refuses to die! From Snooki to Jessica Simpson to Rihanna, people can’t get enough of celebs sporting the natural look. And while everyone got tired of our first installment, we simply refuse to listen! Hence...

The 7 Most Startling Things the Senate Judiciary Committee Asked Hillary Clinton

AN UP-HILLARY BATTLE DEPT.

Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Hillary Clinton about her failure to prevent the embassy attack in Benghazi. It was an eye-opening discussion (when it wasn’t eye-closingly boring)…

A MAD Tribute to the Original Batmobile

CLASSIC MAD DEPT.

The original 1966 Batmobile used in the Adam West television series sold at auction recently for a whopping $4.6 million — very good news for the current owner of Burgess Meredith’s penguin-shaped submarine. We pay tribute to the sale with the cover and first page of our Batman spoof from MAD #105.

Reasons Atari Filed for Bankruptcy

PONG BUT NOT FORGOTTEN DEPT.

Yesterday, 1970s video game pioneer Atari filed for bankruptcy, stunning many in the business community who thought it went out of business years ago. How this once-mighty game maker fell on hard times will fill MBA textbooks for years to come. Until that time, we’re filling our blog with the following:

Overheard at the Obama Inaugural

EXECUTIVE DERISION DEPT.

Yesterday was the Inaugural celebration and public swearing-in for President Obama’s second term! And while it’s historic and all that, not everyone could be there (if we’re going to stand out in the cold, we expect to get an Apple product or see the back of Matt Lauer’s head in person — and, ideally, both!). However, being the solid Americans that we are, we thought we’d pass along some of the highlights:

Manti Te’o’s Lying Circus

WIN ONE FOR THE FIBBER DEPT.

Long-distance relationships are hard — especially when the person you’re dating doesn’t even exist! Through an increasingly-bonkers and decreasingly-credible series of events, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o announced that his “girlfriend” Lennay Kekua was not a real person and that he had been scammed. But as the facts continue to emerge, it’s unclear how much Te’o actually knew — and whether he was actually involved in the scamming.

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