During the last Republican presidential debate, Governor Perry experienced an awkward, impressively lengthy brain-freeze when he tried to name the three federal agencies he’d abolish if (and that’s an increasingly huge “if”) he became president. Don’t sweat it, Ricky — it happens to all of us, and no one is immune. On the other hand, if he can’t make it as President (and that’s an increasingly small “if”), he can always start writing children’s books.
How I Spent My Autumn Vacation
By Sam Viviano
Over the years, MAD did a lot of takeoffs on “The Family Circus”. Keane always enjoyed them and laughed along with us.
Here’s just a small sampling. Thanks for the inspiration, Bil.
Your mission: To make it through the day and earn $15.
Super realistic graphics make you feel like you're sitting on a wooden bench nodding off, hoping you won't be called.
You must report at 9 A.M. tomorrow morning. There will be no exemptions!
Michael Jackson's doctor, Conrad Murray, has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the pop superstar. To put it another way: when it came to the proprofol charge, he just couldn't beat it.
Artist: Mark Fredrickson
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MAD has a history of predicting the future. We call it "MAD E.S.P." Eagle-eyed reader Jimmy Blake wrote in recently, pointing out that MAD cast Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury in the article "Upcoming Movies Based on Comic Books" way back in 1999. That's a full nine years before Jackson played the role in Iron Man!