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Where’s China’s Missing Vice President Xi Jinping?

NOT FOR ALL THE FLEE IN CHINA DEPT.

There are so many mysteries in China right now! First off, Xi Jinping has vanished! Second — who is Xi Jinping?!?! He’s the Vice President of China, and is presumed to be the next president — and he’s nowhere to be found. It’s unclear if he’s sick, or the victim or an attack, or just super into naps. No one “in the know” is saying where he is. Which is why those NOT in the know (that’d be us) are stepping forward with explanations!

MAD Magazine Where's Xi Jinping?

Fact-Checking the Claims Republican and Democratic Conventions

CREATIVE LICENSE EXPIRED DEPT.

Both the Republican and Democratic Conventions are now officially over. But there’s no time for tears — there’s fact checking to be done! During the last couple of weeks, a lot was said about a lot of things — and since it was politicians talking, not everything was entirely…accurate.  Paul Ryan and Bill Clinton both drew criticisms that they didn’t have all their facts straight — and we suspect that’s just the tip of the iceberg! So, being the civic-minded busybodies that we are, we’re proud to present:

Similarities and Differences Between the Democratic National Convention and the MTV Video Music Awards

NOMINEE-JERK REACTIONS DEPT.

Oh what a night! Not only is Barack Obama accepting the nomination at the Democratic Nation Convention, but the MTV Video Music Awards is also on! We don’t know which boring televised event to ignore first! But just because we’re not watching, that doesn’t mean we’re not paying attention — which is how we came to notice these…

"Bo Confidential" Available Exclusively on the MAD iPad App!

A VIEW TO A SHILL DEPT.

Do you love dogs? And satire? But do you also HATE paper? Boy oh boy do we have some good news for you, Bucky! Bo Confidential: The Secret Files of America’s First Dog is now available on your iPad — and ONLY through the MAD app! Written by the Usual Gang of Idiots and illustrated by Tom Richmond, it’s a can’t-miss download. So let us ask you — how much would you pay for this amazing product? Fifteen dollars? Twenty-five? Thirty-five?

Exposed! Tom Cruise’s Prospective Wife Questionnaire

CRUISED EGO DEPT.

The newest issue of Vanity Fair contains an article about Scientology, alleging that the Church held auditions in 2004 to find a wife for Tom Cruise. And with Tommy Boy single again, that means there’s a new opening! Since we would never stand in the way of love (or, for that matter, downwind of it), we’re happy to present another journalistic exclusive.

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