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...
To demonstrate his solidarity with the middle class, Vice President Joe Biden went on a holiday shopping trip to the Washington, DC Costco yesterday. They were all out of tooth whitener and hair plugs — but here are some of the things he DID buy!
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. Leading off is a piece about the man who started it all, MAD founder William M. Gaines. Be sure to come back next week to read the (partial) answer to the question "Has MAD Ever Been Sued?"
Over the weekend, “Gangnam Style” by South Korean pop star PSY became YouTube’s most viewed video of all time, taking the #1 spot from “Baby” by Justin Bieber. Unseating Beebs is HUGE news — since it proves that Canada isn’t the only foreign country that can export an annoying song by a stupidly-dressed, prancing moron with ridiculous hair.