Like, Mad (Mad Reader 9)

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  • Title: Like, Mad (Mad Reader 9)
  • Author: William M. Gaines MAD Magazine
  • ISBN: 9780451018380
  • Page: 498
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Like, Mad (Mad Reader 9)”

    1. A fair amount of the humor doesn't translate so well 60 years later, and the paperback format means odd layouts and parts of illustrations lost in the gutter. But I enjoyed it nonetheless, particularly "MAD Eating Utensils."

    2. The only source of anarchic humor available to most suburban kids in the '60s and '70s. There was no subversive literature more insidious, more pernicious, more furshlugginer, than MAD. This is one of many reprints of classic material from the late '50s/early '60s, after MAD became a magazine as opposed to a comic. If you grew up with this stuff you know it and love it. If not, I pity you. There are movie parodies ("Sin-doll-ella"), Madison Avenue MAD-vertising rips, wacky rewrites of history, a [...]

    3. I think these were a way for MAD to republish stuff from the 50s and 60s in the 70s. So, to a young teen, a lot of the cultural references didn't (and some still don't) make sense. Still, some amusing stuff but nothing memorable.

    4. These old Mad books are actually quite interesting from an historical perspective by this point in time.

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