Mad #525 February 2014

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  • The Swallowing (TV satire) (written by Arnie Kogen / Tom Richmond art)
  • Spy vs. Spy (Peter Kuper)
  • Planet TAD!!!!! (written by Tim Carvell)
  • Ad For Subscriptions with #94 bonus print
  • The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2013 (Irving Schild intro page photo)
    • 1. The Dysfunctional U.S. Congress - "National Buffoons' Abysmal House" -
      (National Lampoon's Animal House movie poster parody)
      (written by Jay Rath / Tom Richmond art)
    • 2. The Boston Bomber and Rolling Stone -
      (four other covers: bon appétit, Cat Fancy, Field & Stream, weightwatchers)
    • 3. Weiner and Spitzer Attempt a Comeback - "Wangs of New York" -
      (Gangs of New York movie poster parody) (written by Desmond Devlin / Drew Friedman art)
    • 4. Miley Cyrus Appears on the VMAS - "Buns of Anarchy" -
      (Sons of Anarchy TV parody poster) (Scott Bricher art)
    • 5. The Winklevoss Twins' Bitcoin Venture - "Fake Money: The Bitcoin Issue" -
      (Money magazine cover parody) (Mike Loew art)
    • 6. Manti Te'o's Dead "Girlfriend" - "Hawaiian Punk'd" -
      (Hawaiian Punch ad parody) (written by Darren Johnson / Mick Coulas art)
    • 7. Ikea Serves Up Horse Meat - "Ikea Instruction Sheet: Svedish Meatball"
    • 8. Obama's Drone Policy - "The Drone Ranger" -
      (The Lone Ranger movie poster parody) (Mike Loew art)
    • 9. George Zimmerman - "Curious George Zimmerman Beats the Rap" -
      (Curious George book parody) (written by Darren Johnson / Gary Hallgren art)
    • 10. Dennis Rodman, Our North Korean Ambassador - "Dennis and The Menace" -
      (Dennis The Mennace comic strip parody)
      (written by Desmond Devlin / Gary Hallgren art / Jim Campbell color)
    • 11. The Obamacare Website Launch - "White House Website Down" -
      (White House Down movie poster parody) (written by Frank Santopadre / PJ McQuade art)
    • 12. The CBS/Time Warner Cable Dispute - A Greed Tragedy (written by Dick DeBartolo)
    • 13. Russia Passes Anti-Gay Laws -
      "Russia's National Destiny Can Only be Imperiled by Two Dudes Kissing" -
      (older Soviet-style propaganda poster parody) (written by Desmond Devlin / Peter Kuper art)
    • 14. Paula Deen Drops The N-Word - "Fried and Prejudice" -
      (Pride and Prejudice book cover parody) (written by Matt Lassen / Roberto Parada art)
    • 15. Obama's Bluff on Syria's Chemical Weapons -
      "Red Linings Playbook" - (Silver Linings Playbook movie poster parody)
    • 16. The Leaking of Classified Documents - "Abercrombie & Snitch" -
      (Abercrombie & Fitch catalog ad parody) (written by Desmond Devlin / Scott Bricher art)
    • 17. Reese Witherspoon's DWI Incident - "Legally Bombed" -
      (Legally Blonde movie poster parody) (Richard Williams art)
    • 18. The NSA Spying On Everyone - "Blurred Laws" -
      (Blurred Lines song parody) (written by Mike Morse / Hermann Mejia art)
    • 19. The NRA's "More Guns" Solution - "The Big Bang Bang Bang Bang Bang Bang Theory" -
      (The Big Bang Theory TV poster parody) (written by Mike Morse / Sam Sisco art)
    • 20. What chemical-using villain could not be brought to justice in 2013? -
      Fold-In (alex rodriguez) (Al Jaffee)
  • The Strip Club
  • Ad for tons of Mad books
  • A Mad Look At Sleepovers (Sergio Aragones / Tom Luth color)
  • The Best of The Idiotical (stuff from Mad's blog)
    • A Justin Bieber Great Wall of China Twitpic We'd Love to See
    • Kim Kardashian's Birthday Selfie
    • Emoji Biographies
    • The Startling Similarites and Differences
      Between Grand Theft Auto V and the Obamacare Website
    • Dos Equis Presents Fascinating Facts About The Least Interesting Man in the World
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