Monday, December 30, 2019

The End Of "Mad"

"Mad" magazine, the EC Comics humor mag that launched in 1952, will officially cease publication at the end of this year, because of the uncanny resemblance of "Mad" mascot 'Alfred E. Neuman' to 'Mayor Pete Buttigieg', that could have given Buttigieg an unfair advantage over other Dem candidates running in the 2020 US presidential election:

"...'Alfred E. Neuman', the 'idiot kid' cover boy of 'Mad' on more than 550 issues, is distinguished by his short, tousled hair, an invariable grin with a missing front tooth...

"...freckles across the bridge of his nose, protruding ears, and a left eye, eyebrow and ear set lower than their right-hand counterparts..."

"But he has a loveable quality and intelligence behind his eyes, with a devil-may-care attitude. 

"Someone who can maintain a stupid sense of humor...

"...while the world is collapsing all around him..."

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