MADvertising: A MAD Look at 50 Years of MADison Avenue
MADvertising showcases the very best of MAD's fifty-plus years of takeoffs on Madison Avenue. Fans will thrill to hundreds of spoofs of legendary ad campaigns, plus hilarious behind-the-scenes interviews with the Usual Gang of Idiots. But wait, there's more! Get ready for two Galleries of Sin, featuring every twist on cigarette and alcohol advertising ever done by the magazine; a section highlighting ads by MAD artists; a duscussion of MAD's longtime no-advertising policy; plus (yes!) all-time favorite takeoffs on 'My Fair Ad Man' and 'The MAD Madison Avenue Primer.' Silly, smart and cheap! MADvertising sells itself.
About the Author
David Shayne was an associate editor at MAD for more than five years. He attended the Warner Bros. Comedy Writer's Workshop and has since contributed monologue jokes to Craig Kilborn as well as writing for the AMC series The Wrong Coast. He lives in Los Angeles.
Last updated on 25th May 2015 8:00 am