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"...vicious, cruel, offensive, spiteful, malicious, vindictive and generally unflattering..." portrayals

The Mad Nasty Book Frank Sinatra, Discotheques, Debbie Boone,
The National Enquirer, Ronald Reagan, Public Television,
Barbara Walters, The U.S. Postal Service, Walter Mondale,
Bill Walton, Real Estate Agents, "Charlie's Angels,"
The Tobacco Industry, Queen Elizabeth, Fast Food Joints,
The Chicago Cubs, Ilie Nastase, South Africa, Idi Amin,
State Highway Departments, John Travolta
Tom Koch / Harry North 210 - Oct 1979
The Mad Nasty Book -
Volume Two
The Ku Klux Klan, Computers, Mork & Mindy,
The Airline Industry, Jane Fonda, TV Commercials,
The Chrysler Corp., Dolly Parton, People Magazine, Cher,
U.S. Dept. of Energy, Mike Wallace, Pete Rose,
The Republican Party, The Democratic Party
Tom Koch / Harry North 218 - Oct 1980
The Mad Nasty Book -
Volume Three
Big Oil Companies, Willie Nelson, M*A*S*H, TV Ministers,
Erik Estrada, The National Basketball Association,
Prince Charles, The Medical Profession, Alexander Haig,
Polaroid Cameras, School Teachers, George Bush,
Orson Welles, TV Game Shows, The Iranian Parliament
Tom Koch / Harry North 231 - Jun 1982
The Mad Nasty Book -
Volume Four
Richard Pryor, Nuclear Power Plants, Brooke Shields,
Princess Diana, "Love Boat" Fernando Valenzuela,
Colonel Kaddafi, Phyllis Schlafly, Larry Holmes, Ed Asner,
Record Clubs, George Steinbrenner, Margaret Thatcher,
Cable TV, John McEnroe
Tom Koch / Harry North 241 - Sep 1983
The Mad Nasty Book -
Volume Five
Video Games, Michael Jackson, Bowling, MTV, Billy Martin,
Soccer, Jesse Jackson, "Saturday Night Live," Mister Rogers,
The Disney Company, Joan Rivers, Japanese Auto Makers,
The U.S. Football League, Home Computers, John Glenn
Tom Koch / Harry North 250 - Oct 1984
The Mad Nasty File Eddie Murphy, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Trivial Pursuit,
Tom Selleck, Woody Allen, McDonalds, Mary Lou Retton,
Bob Guccione, Phil Donahue, Benny Hill, Boy George,
Aerobic Exercise, State Lotteries, Steven Spielberg,
Diane Sawyer, Julio Iglesias
Tom Koch / Gerry Gersten 260 - Jan 1986
The Cosby Show
Nasty File
Cliff, Grandpa Huxtable, Denise, Vanessa, Rudy, Theo,
Clair, The Huxtable Home
Tom Koch / Paul Coker, Jr. 266 - Oct 1986
The Mad Nasty File -
(Vol Two)
Jim McMahon, Lt. Col. Oliver North, Jack Nicholson,
Oprah Winfrey, "Police Academy" Movies, Ice Hockey,
"Jeopardy," Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos, Tom Cruise,
Gary Hart
Tom Koch / Gerry Gersten 278 - Apr 1988
The Mad Nasty File -
Volume III
Hulk Hogan, David Letterman, "60 Minutes,"
Bruce Willis, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Bob Uecker,
Nutrasweet, Pat Sajak, Jay Leno, Shelley Long
Tom Koch / Gerry Gersten 282 - Oct 1988
The Mad Nasty File -
Volume IV
Madonna, Garry Shandling, Bryant Gumbel, Nintendo,
Cellular Phones, Tony Danza, Sam Kinison,
"Remote Control," Arsenio Hall, Marilyn Quayle
Tom Koch / Gerry Gersten 293 - Mar 1990
The Mad Nasty File -
Volume V
"The Golden Girls," Robin Williams, John Gotti,
"Entertainment Tonight," Marion Barry, Exxon,
Savings & Loan Officials, Zsa-Zsa Gabor, Disney World,
Home Shopping Networks
Tom Koch / Gerry Gersten 302 - Apr 1991
The Mad Nasty File -
Volume VI
"The McLaughlin Group," Clarence Thomas, Mike Tyson,
Guns N' Roses, General H. Norman Schwarzkopf,
"America's Funniest Home Videos," Johnny Carson,
Jean-Claude Van Damme, Ted Kennedy, Rush Limbaugh
Tom Koch / Gerry Gersten 313 - Sep 1992
The Mad Nasty File -
Volume VII
Charles Barkley, Woody Allen, "Barney & Friends,"
Macaulay Culkin, Senator Bob Packwood, Daryl Gates,
"The Ren & Stimpy Show," "Studs," Larry King, Al Gore
Tom Koch / Gerry Gersten 324 - Jan 1994
The Mad Nasty File -
Volume VIII
Tim Allen, Bob Dole, White Ford Broncos,
Barbra Streisand, Janet Reno, Conan O'Brien, Ricki Lake,
World Cup Soccer, CNBC, George Stephanopoulos
Tom Koch / Gerry Gersten 335 - May 1995
The Mad Nasty File, Vol. 53
(from Mad in the Year 2038)
Wood-Yi Allen, Co-Presidents Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen Desmond Devlin /
Gerry Gersten
355 - Mar 1997
The Mad Nasty File

excerpt from The Mad Nasty File - Volume VI -
from #313 - September 1992