MAD Magazine #497

Updated:
MAD Magazine #497 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
Country:
USA
Edition:
1st Edition - New York
Published:
January 1st, 2009
Cover:
Why so stupid? 20 dumbest people, events and things 2008
Sale price:
$4.99
Pages:
50

Editorial

Table of Contents

Random Samplings of Reader Mail

Department: Letters and Tomatoes

Page: 2

The Fundalini Pages: "Practical uses for your gas-guzzling SUVs", "Celebrity cause-of-death betting odds", "Food myths you just shouldn't believe", "Vey to go!", "Where the $750 Billion government bailout funds are going", "Bitterman", "Signs your bank is in big trouble", "Video Game Review: Guitar Tech hero"

Department: Random Acts of Mindless

Author: Tom Bunk Author: Dick DeBartolo Author: Dave Croatto Author: Scott Bricher Author: Kevin Pope Author: P.C. Vey Author: Jeff Kruse Author: Garth Gerhart Author: Adam Rust

Page: 10

1. Sarah Palin: Drowning in veep waters

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Writer: Desmond Devlin Artist: Richard Williams Artist: Scott Bricher

Page: 12

2. China's poisened products: There's something about dairy

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: Scott Bricher

Page: 14

3. The Massachussets teen pregnancy pact: An expanding student body

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Writer: Jacob Lambert Photographer: Irving Schild Artist: Scott Bricher

Page: 15

4. The pregnant man: What not to expect when you're expecting

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: Charles Akins Artist: Teresa Burns Parkhurst

Page: 18

5. O.J. Simspon: Man of steal

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Writer: John Caldwell

Page: 19

Hillary's campaign for the white house: Thar she blows it

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: Mark Stutzman

Page: 20

7. Celebrity moms and dads: the parent crap

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Page: 22

8. Rev. John Hagee: Madman of the cloth

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: Gary Hallgreen Writer: Nate Fakes

Page: 23

9. The economic collapse: Saved by the bail

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: Tom Richmond

Page: 24

10. Wesley Snipes' I.R.S. Troubles: Defiling Tax

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Writer: Frank Santopadre Photographer: AP/Wide World Photos

Page: 29

11. Amy Winehouse: Junkie see, Junkie do

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Writer: Scott Maiko

Page: 30

12. John McCain's ugly campaign: Smear, there and everywhere

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Photographer: AP/Wide World Photos

Page: 31

13. Texas polygamy wives: The joy of sects

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Sculptor: Dave Croatto Photographer: Irving Schild Writer: Justin Tyler

Page: 32

14. Rev. Jeremiah Wright: Madman of the cloth

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: Drew Friedman Writer: Frank Santopadre

Page: 33

15. Brett Favre Unretires: Hate the player, not the game

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: Gary Hallgreen

Page: 34

16. Jesse Jackson rants on Obama: Getting testes

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Sculptor: Liz Lomax Writer: Josh Eiserike

Page: 36

17. The yanked Rachael Ray ad: Un-american apparel

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Writer: Jacob Lambert

Page: 37

18. Bigfoot discovered: Scam I am

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: Ty Templeton

Page: 38

19. Celebrity sex scandals: Adultery Swim

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Writer: Jacob Lambert Artist: Glenn Fabry

Page: 40

20. Stunt day in the park with Blaine: An upsided fake

Department: The MAD 20 The dumbest people, events and things of 2008!

Artist: James Warhola Writer: Jacob Lambert

Page: 41

Introducing The MAD 20 Hall of Fame

Artist: Mark Fredrickson

Page: 42

Signs you'll grow up to be a degenerate gambler

Department: Bettor days are ahead

Artist, Writer: John Caldwell

Page: 44

A MAD Look at hard times

Department: Serge-In General

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés Colorist: David Rodriguez Colorist: Wildstorm

Page: 46

Spy vs. Spy

Department: Joke and Dagger

Artist, Writer: Peter Kuper

Page: 49

It's a good brand name...and a bad brand name...

Department: A new malign of products

Artist: Paul Coker, Jr. Writer: Jeff Kruse

Page: 50

MAD Fold-In

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee

Page: 52

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