MAD Magazine #452

MAD Magazine #452 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
April 2005
Celebrity Poker Issue (Big Deal!)
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Cover Variations

Table of Contents

April Fool's Contents Page

Artist: Charlie Kadau Colorist: Nadina Simon

Page: 1

Random Samplings of Reader Mail from Midwest Trailer Parks

Department: Letters and Tomatoes

Page: 2

The Fundalini Pages

  • List of all contributors

    Author: Jack Syracuse Author: Scott Bricher Author: Charles Akins Author: P.C. Vey Author: Jeff Kruse Author: Scott Maiko Author: Michael Gallagher Author: Garth Gerhart Author: Mike Snider Author: Brian Young

    Page: 4

  • Fundalini Foto News: The Presidents Unite For Disaster Relief

  • Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Jon Stewart

  • Acceptable/Unacceptable April Fool's Pranks

  • Be Artest - Sung to the tune of "Be Our Guest" (From Beauty and the Beast)

  • New on DVD - The Seinfeld Curse Collection

  • Bitterman - no proof of kinship needed

  • Magazine Corrections You May Have Missed - FHM says they're just like Maxim

  • The Fast 5 - Little-Known Clauses in the Brad Pitt/ Jennifer Aniston Divorce Settlement

  • The Godfrey Report

  • Classified Ads

  • Vey To Go!

  • Surprising Things That Might Be Found During The White House Lawn Easter Egg Hunt

Limited Thickwit's A series of Uneventful Misfortunes

Department: Slight of Handler

Writer: Desmond Devlin Artist: Hermann Mejia

Page: 8

8 solid reasons to get rid of the death penalty

Department: Capitol Funishment

Artist, Writer: P.C. Vey

Page: 16

A MAD peek behind the scenes at Celebrity Poker Showdown

Department: All bets are awful

Artist: Desmond Devlin Artist: Tom Richmond Artist: John Caldwell Artist: David Shayne Artist: Steve Rosso

Page: 18

Monroe and... Texas Hold 'Em

Department: Angster's Paradise

Artist: Bill Wray Writer: Anthony Barbieri

Page: 21

Repeat the Fock-Ups (Meet the Fockers Parody)

Department: Babs in goyland

Writer: Dick DeBartolo Artist: Angelo Torres

Page: 29

Dan Rather's final News Broadcast

Department: Anchor away

Writer: Desmond Devlin Artist: Tom Nick Cocotos

Page: 34

A MAD look at Bullies

Department: Serge-In General

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés

Page: 36

Ben Affleck - The Art of the Poker Face

Department: A MAD Ad Parody

Artist: Drew Friedman Writer: Andrew J. Schwartzberg

Page: 39

Spy vs. Spy

Department: Joke and Dagger

Artist, Writer: Peter Kuper

Page: 40

MAD's minute-by-minute breakdown of a typical Red-Carpet Pre-Award Show

Department: The walk of lame

Writer: David Shayne Artist: Rick Tulka

Page: 41

Thanks to the popularity of Poker...

Department: The Tragically Chip

Artist, Writer: John Caldwell

Page: 44

One fine morning in Florida

Department: Trump Roast

Artist: Paul Coker, Jr. Writer: Don Edwing

Page: 47

Dreadwood (Deadwood Parody)

Department: The vile, vile west

Artist: Mort Drucker Writer: Arnie Kogen

Page: 49

Back Cover Inside: Fold-In - What big star's record is the public just not buying?

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee