ATTENTION IDIOTICAL READERS! This is (probably) your last chance to figure out what will be on the cover of our next issue! The guesses have been coming fast and furious. Moneyball isn't a bad try, but no dice. (Those double chins don't belong to Jonah Hill.) Somehow, the Meryl Streep movie The Iron Lady is gaining support. Yeah, that Margaret Thatcher is really hot with the kids.
You've seen Jimmy Fallon's "History of Rap"? With an issue of MAD in his hands, we can only assume the late night host is working on his next viral smash: "The History of Crap". Thanks to MAD reader David Minerva for the photo!
Much to the disgust of true patriotic Americans everywhere, Mitt Romney has been cynically ending each of his vacuous campaign speeches by reciting the words to "America the Beautiful". Yesterday, he went one further and sang (horrendously) the beloved national song. Here are a few verses for him to sing at future campaign stops.
Last week, Google announced new privacy settings for its websites, Gmail, and Android-based phones that it claims are designed to “make things simpler” for users. Privacy advocates, however, say that Google just wants to grab more of its users’ valuable personal info, à la Facebook — a perception not exactly refuted by Google’s latest page of FAQs about the changes.
STRIPS TEASED DEPT.
The pope's been shrunken to 1/8 his original size! But this petite pontiff hasn't lost a step. "Lil' Popi" is by Box Brown!
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.
We continue our amazing celebration of Spy vs. Spy’s 50th anniversary with another unrealistically-excellent custom toy — this time courtesy of The Beast Brothers! That is some insane detail! Have you ever seen a Spy skull that teeny-tiny before? What? You have? Jeez...you’ve had a crazy life... Click here to see all of the other custom Spies!
Holy scoop neck sweater, Batman!