All this week, we'll be selecting our 12 favorite posts of 2011! Granted, we just started this blog in June, and our standards are low, so we didn't have much to choose from. In fact, you might say we had "slim pickings." Nonetheless, we'll be adding at least one every day between now and the end of the year, so be sure to come back and see which posts we're least embarrassed to call our own. Without further ado, here's #12...
July 12: "Michele Bachmann’s Lemon of a Pledge"
The internet has been flooded with photos of thousands of North Koreans gathering to mourn the passing of their dear leader Kim Jong Il. But is that really why all these people are crying? Turns out, no, it’s not.
Dictator Kim Jong Il fell victim to a death hoax this week, but have no fear the midget despot is doing just fine. To quell speculation, he tweeted a holiday photo of himself alive and well. Also, in an official statement, Kim Jong Il expressed his sympathy to the family of rocker Jon Bon Jovi, who was reportedly found in a coma in a New Jersey hotel and not breathing.
Ever vigilant to protect that which he has misappropriated, The Incredible Infringement Man, who made his debut in MAD #438, is preparing to do battle and crush a thieving upstart superhero. As The Incredible Infringement Man once said, “With great power comes truth, justice and the American way!"
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il died over the weekend. According to state television, the departed great leader will continue to work for his starving people, now as fertilizer to help grow crops. The ruthless, paranoid dictator leaves behind a son, Kim Jong Un, 8 nuclear missiles and 14 pairs of elevator shoes. From MAD #473, January 2007