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:
Two infamous names in the news, connected in ways that you might not realize.
Earlier today, Vice President Joe Biden delivered his report on gun violence to President Obama. Now, we deliver to you a sneak peek at our upcoming back cover. We’re sure that all Americans will want to proudly hang it in their home, though not all for the same reason. Pick up a copy of MAD #520, on sale February 19, to get your frame-worthy print.
It’s official: the flu has now reached epidemic proportions. So before the MAD staff all goes home with fake symptoms, we present…
Taking a cue from Westchester County’s Journal News, which recently published the names and addresses of gun permit-holders in Westchester and Rockland Counties, MAD boldly uses this same exposé technique to focus attention on another problem afflicting Americans of all ages: tooth decay among gum owners. How bad is the situation in your neighborhood?
The makers of 5-hour Energy have come under Federal Trade Commission scrutiny for their false claim that their product produces “no crash.” That scrutiny will surely increase when the FTC learns of the company's latest concoction.
Abraham Lincoln once said “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” And after a week of silence regarding the tragic shootings in Newtown, CT, the NRA learned that lesson the hard way. This afternoon, NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre held a press conference where he suggested that having armed guards in all schools would prevent something like Newtown from happening again.
Today the country’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in four years. Great news! But just what type of jobs have some of the chronically-unemployed been able to get? We sent our inquiring photographer out to the streets of North Carolina to find out!