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Mad Magazine to Stop Publishing New Content

It will disappear from newsstands after August

(Newser) - Alfred E. Neuman, it's time to worry. After reports Wednesday that Mad magazine was going to cease publication, owner DC Comics said the satirical publication will survive—but not as readers know it. The publisher says the 67-year-old magazine will no longer have new content, apart from end-of-year specials,... More »

Mad Magazine Doesn't Get Pete Buttigieg, Either

Trump's comparison to Alfred E. Neuman had baffled the candidate

(Newser) - Pete Buttigieg might have just lost the Mad vote. The magazine was pulled into politics Friday when President Trump assessed the Democrat's presidential candidacy by telling Politico , "Alfred E. Neuman cannot become president of the United States." He's the gap-toothed cartoon character who has represented the... More »

Mad Magazine's Al Feldstein Dead at 88

As editor, he turned it into a cultural staple

(Newser) - Al Feldstein, whose 28 years at the helm of Mad magazine transformed the satirical publication into a pop culture institution, has died at his Montana home at age 88. In 1956, publisher William M. Gaines put Feldstein in charge of the magazine, which gleefully parodied politicians and mocked traditional morality.... More »

Obama Already Stressed Out?

Mad turns satirical eye on new president

(Newser) - Crises at home and abroad seem to be taking a toll on President Obama already—at least through the lens of Mad Magazine’s cartoonists. The current issue depicts a stressed-out president—ashtray full, antacid flowing—poring over screaming headlines and classified reports. “The only thing the artist missed,... More »

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