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Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity

Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity

ISBN: 1618930303

Title: Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity

Author: HUMOR TOT

KDL Description:

Collects humorous articles from the past six decades of MAD Magazine, including classics from “Spy vs. Spy” and the “Fundalini Pages,” in a volume that includes reproductions of twelve iconic cover prints.

Amazon Description:

For the past six decades (that’s 60 years-we did the math so you don’t have to) MAD Magazine has keenly observed the American landscape and promptly made fun of everything in sight. Unwavering in their commitment to high quality stupidity, MAD’s legendary artists and writers, long known as “The Usual Gang of Idiots,” have brilliantly satirized politics, celebrities, sports, media, cultural trends, and more.

Totally MAD (originally titled The New American Cookbook until cooler heads prevailed) is the ultimate collection of MAD’s most idiotic material, including such classics as Spy vs. Spy, The MAD Fold-in, A MAD Look At…, The Lighter Side of, Horrifying Clich├ęs and The Shadow Knows, plus modern MAD classics including The MAD Strip Club and The Fundalini Pages.

Whether you grew up with MAD in the 50s, 60s, or 70s, reading it with a flashlight under the covers so your parents wouldn’t catch you, or in the 80s, 90s and beyond, reading it while watching the MADtv sketch comedy show or the more recent animated series on the Cartoon Network, this book will bring back fond memories and also provide a great introduction to MAD for new readers. Then again, maybe not.

SPECIAL BONUS!
Includes “The Soul of MAD,” 12 classic cover prints, ten featuring Alfred E. Neuman, MAD’s gap-toothed grinning idiot mascot. These beautiful reproductions are suitable for framing or wrapping fish.