The classic Mad Magazine is celebrating 60 years of mocking politics, entertainment and pop culture. To commemorate this anniversary, they have released a new book, Totally MAD: 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity that includes a removable set of 12 classic Mad cover prints. Frank Johnson talks parody and longevity with Mad’s editor, John Ficarra.
As the dead rise up for Halloween, it’s not too early to think about Christmas. At least, in a maudlin (but very funny) way.
Poetry takes on a distinctly feline voice with selections such as Kneel Before Me, Who Is That On Your Lap, and Some Of My Best Friends Are Dogs.