MAD Magazine #499

MAD Magazine #499 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
April 1st, 2009
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Table of Contents

Random Samplings of Reader Mail

Department: Letters and Tomatoes

Page: 2

The Fundalini Pages: "Eeerie similarities between Abraham Lincoln and Barack Obama", "The Yungbluth and the Restless", "The fast 5 main duties of Obama's new chief technology officer", "Melvin & Jenkins' guide to public transportation", "Stories reported by TMZ that were later retracted", "How George W. Bush will be perceived by various Americans", "Solution to last month's 'Mini-Mytery'", "The Su

Department: Random Acts of Mindless

Author: Desmond Devlin Author: Drew Friedman Author: Marc Hempel Author: Kevin Pope Author: Jeff Kruse Author: Garth Gerhart Author: Sam Sisco Author: Barry Liebmann Author: Darren Johnson Author: Jason Yungbluth Author: Evan Dorkin Author: Sarah Dyer Author: Ward Sutton

Page: 10

What the Heck is the Difference? (On MAD #213)

Department: Observation Dreck

Page: 13

Botchmen (Watchmen Parody)

Department: Moore's code

Writer: Desmond Devlin Artist: Tom Richmond

Page: 14

A MAD Look at Trade Schools

Department: Serge-In General

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés Colorist: Tom Luth

Page: 20

Digital TV FAQs

Department: A small-box epidemic

Writer: Jeff Kruse

Page: 23

The decided disadvantages of an online education

Department: Modem Cum Laude

Artist, Writer: John Caldwell

Page: 26

The darker side of The Lighter Side

Department: Berg's-Eye Askew

Artist, Writer: Dave Berg

Page: 28

An open letter from JP CitiChaseWaCapitalMu Bank, Inc

Department: An embarrasment of Richard's

Writer: Dick DeBartolo

Page: 31

MAD's unheroic Watchmen outtakes

Department: Please Sir, can I have some moore?

Page: 32

The story of Deathbed Donkey ...and the rage of sorrow

Department: A touch of ass

Writer: Brian McConnachie Artist: Rick Geary

Page: 34

Unabridged Sports Cliches

Department: Humor in a jock-ular vein

Artist: Paul Coker, Jr. Writer: Jacob Lambert

Page: 36

The Strip Club: The machine that travels through time

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Joey Alison Sayers

Page: 39

The Strip Club: The Dork side

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Scott Nickel

Page: 40

The Strip Club: Your mama's website is so ugly...

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Tony Murphy

Page: 40

The Strip Club: The long and short of it...

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Dan Long

Page: 40

The Strip Club: The legendary deliveries of Pete Zahn

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: John Kovaleski

Page: 41

The Strip Club: The roommates: John, Joe and Jerry

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Todd Clark

Page: 41

The Strip Club: One lovely Easter morning

Department: Pen and Stink

Artist, Writer: Christopher Baldwin

Page: 42

Spy vs. Spy

Department: Joke and Dagger

Artist, Writer: Peter Kuper

Page: 44

President Obama: The promise vs. The reality

Department: Going Barack on his word

Writer: Desmond Devlin Artist: Kevin Pope Artist: Leonardo Rodriguez

Page: 46

MAD Fold-In

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee

Page: 49