MAD Magazine #445

MAD Magazine #445 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
September 2004
The 50 worst things about Comedy #1: Chris Rock
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Table of Contents

Contents Page

Page: 1

"It's true that school prepares you for a job - in both, you sit behind a desk being bored all day!"

Department: Alfred E. Neuman Quotes

Page: 1

Random Samplings of Reader Mail

Department: Letters and Tomatoes

Page: 2

The Fundalini Pages

  • List of all contributors

    Author: Desmond Devlin Author: Ray Alma Author: John Caldwell Author: Leonardo Rodriguez Author: P.C. Vey Author: Jeff Kruse Author: Steve Rosso Author: Garth Gerhart Author: Sam Sisco Author: Evan Dorkin Author: Mike Snider Author: Nathan Fox Circulation Director: Jack Syracuse

    Page: 8

  • If a Political Convention was Produced by...

  • The Fast 5 - Fun Facts About J. Lo's Marriage to Marc Anthony

  • Monkeys Are Always Funny - sitting with Presidents in church

  • The Cover We Didn't Use - We Poop On Troy

  • Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Tony Hawk

  • Climaxes to Really Lame Urban Legends

  • Rejected Applicants From ABC's Extreme Makeover

  • Bitterman - no escape from "NO" signs

  • Fun With John Paul & George

  • George Tenet's Resignation Letter

  • Vey To Go! -- "The morgue, and step on it."

  • Bonus DVD Features We'd Like to See - Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ

  • Magazine Corrections You May Have Missed - wrong horoscope advice

Greek Gods of the 2004 Olympics

Department: Doctored Zeus

Artist: Gary Hallgren Writer: Jeff Kruse

Page: 12

William Shakespeare, political commentator

Department: The Winners of our discontent

Artist: Frank Jacobs Artist: M.K. Perker Photographer: AP/Wide World Photos

Page: 14

Unwritten rules for Olympic Athletes

Department: Pros and con-duct

Artist, Writer: John Caldwell

Page: 18

Van Helstink (Van Helding Parody)

Department: Hugh Jackass

Writer: Dick DeBartolo Artist: Tom Richmond

Page: 22

24 Hours of NBC's endless olympic coverage

Department: Must Flee TV

Artist: Paul Coker, Jr. Writer: Andrew J. Schwartzberg

Page: 26

A MAD Look at National Parks

Department: Serge-In General

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

Page: 30

The Obesity Olympics

Department: Let the Games be thin

Artist, Writer: Teresa Burns Parkhurst

Page: 34

MAD's 50 worst things about... Comedy

Department: Malignant Humor

Artist: Hermann Mejia Writer: Scott Maiko

Page: 37

The dying game

Department: Tales from the Duck Side

Artist, Writer: Don Edwing

Page: 45

Monroe and... Europe (Part Two)

Department: Angster's Paradise

Artist: Bill Wray Writer: Anthony Barbieri

Page: 46

Spy vs. Spy

Department: Joke and Dagger

Artist, Writer: Peter Kuper

Page: 50

Troy-Vey! (Troja Parody)

Department: Achilles Spiel

Artist: Mort Drucker Writer: Arnie Kogen

Page: 52

MAD Magazine's Official Portrait of William J.Clinton

Department: MAD Mini Poster

Artist: Scott Bricher

Page: 56

Back Cover Inside: Fold-In - Where do all Americans hope the vicious attacks will end soon?

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee