Can it be true? Is Alfred E. Neuman a senior
Yep. MAD Magazine is 60 years old. It seems
impossible to fathom, but the magazine that has always been associated with
childish humor and satire is, indeed, sixty. It’s the magazine that reduces
cultural taste to microscopic proportions and yet can also make the likes of
Condi Rice laugh.
Fess up, Americans, if you’ve ever read MAD then you
have laughed at something in its pages. I always liked the “Scenes We’d Like To
See” cartoon, which I swear was the inspiration for the scene where Indiana
Jones faces a huge villain with a massive sword and calmly takes out a pistol
and shoots him. What, me worry?
Here’s to you, MAD.