MAD Magazine #501

MAD Magazine #501 • USA • 1st Edition - New York
1st Edition - New York
October 1st, 2009
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Table of Contents

Contents Page

Page: 1

Random Samplings of Reader Mail

Department: Letters and Tomatoes

Page: 2

The Money you could be saving (A MAD ad parody)

Department: Dollars Incensed

Page: 7

The MAD quarterly report

Department: Eventing our spleen

Artist: Sam Viviano

Page: 9

The Fundalini Pages

  • A passed-over supreme court nominee

    Artist: Rick Tulka Writer: Jeff Kruse

    Page: 10

  • If other world leaders tried the Michelle Obama "Sleeveless" look

    Page: 10

  • Here on Gilligan's Bile

    Artist, Writer: Paul Gilligan

    Page: 10

  • Should we be happy if Texas secedes?

    Writer: Jeff Kruse Artist: Bob Staake

    Page: 10

  • Vey to go

    Artist, Writer: P.C. Vey

    Page: 11

  • Least understood medical conditions

    Artist, Writer: Dave Berg

    Page: 11

  • Take me out to the Ballgame

    Artist: Evan Dorkin Artist: Sarah Dyer

    Page: 11

  • Celebrity cause of death betting odds: Kim Kardashian

    Page: 11

  • Plugged Nickel

    Artist, Writer: Scott Nickel

    Page: 12

  • The expedious eight other ways playboy cutting costs

    Artist: Drew Friedman Writer: Jeff Kruse

    Page: 12

  • Duck Droppings

    Artist, Writer: Don Edwing

    Page: 12

  • The wave of the future: DVD

    Writer: Jacob Lambert

    Page: 13

  • LeLievre and let LeLievre

    Artist, Writer: Glen LeLievre

    Page: 13

  • Snappy Answers to stupid Questions

    Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee

    Page: 13

  • Financial advice you don't want to hear from Suze Orman

    Artist, Writer: Tom Cheney

    Page: 14

  • A guide to little league coaching signs

    Artist, Writer: Jim Hunt

    Page: 14

  • Calvin and Jobs

    Artist: Gary Hallgren

    Page: 16

  • Sutton for Punishment

    Artist, Writer: Ward Sutton

    Page: 16

A brutally honest Michael Jackson Obit

Department: After the glove is gone

Page: 17

Harry Plodder is a hot-blooded putz (A MAD Movie Parody)

Department: Going over a Radcliffe

Writer: Desmond Devlin Artist: Hermann Mejia

Page: 18

Spy vs. Spy

Department: Joke and Dagger

Artist, Writer: Peter Kuper

Page: 24

Bo Confidential - The secret Files of America's first dog - Book outtakes

Department: Chasing its own tale

Page: 25

The New iPhone Apps are here!

Department: A MAD Ad Parody

Page: 28

William Shatner twitters while watching Star Trek

Department: The agony of de-tweet

Writer: Frank Santopadre Photographer: AP/Wide World Photos Photographer:

Page: 30

MAD's guide to making a recently released Gitmo Detainee feel welcome in your town

Department: There's no displaced like home

Artist, Writer: John Caldwell

Page: 32

Department: Meet Market

Page: 34

A MAD look at Star Trek

Department: Serge-In General

Artist, Writer: Sergio Aragonés Colorist: Tom Luth

Page: 39

Spy vs. Spy

Department: Joke and Dagger

Artist, Writer: Peter Kuper

Page: 43

A TV commercial we'd like to see

Department: There's a soaker born every minute

Artist: Tom Bunk Writer: Dick DeBartolo

Page: 45

The hardship faced by the Superobese of America's Wild West

Department: All fat and no cowboy

Artist, Writer: Teresa Burns Parkhurst

Page: 46

The complete Scandal in one collection for the first time!

Department: A MAD Ad Parody

Page: 48

The Strip Club

  • The Strip Club: Jimmy the geek

    Artist, Writer: Keith Knight

    Page: 49

  • The Strip Club: Rex in the city

    Artist, Writer: Dustin Glick

    Page: 49

  • The Strip Club: little nazi nutkicker

    Artist, Writer: Todd Clark

    Page: 50

  • The Strip Club: 360 degrees of separation

    Artist, Writer: Jason Yungbluth

    Page: 50

  • The Strip Club: Me, myself and my puppet

    Artist, Writer: John Kovaleski

    Page: 51

  • The Strip Club: The long and short of it

    Artist, Writer: Dan Long

    Page: 51

  • The Strip Club: The insanitarium

    Artist, Writer: Johnny Ringo

    Page: 52

  • The Strip Club: The machine that travels through time

    Artist, Writer: Joey Alison Sayers

    Page: 52

The MAD Vault 1973

Department: The articles formerly known as reprints

Page: 53

What the heck is the difference?

Department: Observation Dreck

Page: 56

Back Cover Inside: Fold-In - What potential health threat has been linked to the nation's pig population?

Artist, Writer: Al Jaffee