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?
Yes, that's right, the Spy vs Spy game is #1 in the iTunes App Store for the iPhone! (And it's #2 for iPad, which is no small potatoes.) That means it's trumping the addictive "Angry Birds", the cathartic "Fruit Ninja", and even the exhilarating "National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Hi-Def Radar"!
Earlier today, DC Entertainment announced the launch of a new MAD Magazine iPad app. The app will be available for download beginning this Sunday, which also happens to be April Fool’s Day … as well as the birthday of MAD’s infamous mascot, Alfred E. Neuman.
Recently, cartoonist Rich Burlew raised a mind-melting $1.2 million to produce a print version of The Order of the Stick, his role-playing themed webcomic. How did Burlew do it? Through a nifty online quasi-Ponzi begfest known as Kickstarter. But for every Order of the Stick success story, there are countless failures.
Recently, Apple Inc. has come under fire for the labor violations of their suppliers in China. Long hours, unsafe working conditions and a shamefully inconsistent policy on “Casual Fridays” are just some of the complaints being voiced. But Apple, always the nimble marketer, is responding quickly to the situation. Not by improving the conditions, but using the tragic events as an advertising tool.