Mad #425 January 2003

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  • Spy vs. Spy (Peter Kuper)
  • The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers Outtakes (written by Dick DeBartolo)
  • Mad's Ecchbay Item of the Month - Pamela Anderson's Breast Implants
    (written by Scott Maiko / Scott Bricher art)
  • A Mad Look at Golf (Sergio Aragones)
  • The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2002
    • 1. Martha Stewart's Recipe For Cooking Her Own Goose - "Martha Stewart Lying" -
      (Marth Stewart Living magazine cover parody) (Scott Bricher art)
    • 2. Dead Letter Office: The INS Sends Visas to 9/11 Terrorists (James Warhola art)
    • 3. Mike Tyson Knocks Himself Out (George Foreman Grill-type ad parody)
      (written by Jeff Kruse / Drew Friedman art)
    • 4. The Anna Nicole Show - "My Big Fat Freak Airing" -
      (My Big Fat Greek Wedding movie poster parody)
      (written by John Biederman / Hermann Mejia art)
    • 5. Fox: Must-Flee TV - "The Ultimate Reality TV Event -
      A Super Lightweight Bout: Kelly Clarkson vs. Justin Guarini" (Steve Chorney art)
    • 6. The Israel/Palestine Conflict - "An Unending Series of Unfortunate Events" -
      (A Series of Unfortunate Events book parody) (written by Jeff Kruse / James Warhola art)
    • 7. Corporate Corruption - "Grand Theft CEO" -
      (Grand Theft Auto computer game parody) (Jack Syracuse art)
    • 8. Olympic Figure Skating: The Agony of Deceit (Al Jaffee art)
    • 9. The Color-Coded Warning System: Homeland Insecurity
      (written by Mike Snider / Sam Sisco art)
    • 10. The Catholic Church Sex Abuse Cover-Up: The Sins of Our Fathers (sculpture by Liz Lomax)
    • 11. Baseball Strikes Out - "Wreckin' Baseball" - (Talkin' Baseball song parody) (Bob Staake art)
    • 12. John Ashcroft's Terrorists Information and Protection System - "I Want You to Spy on Your Neighbors" - (I Want You For U.S. Army - J. M. Flagg's recruitment poster parody)
      (written by Steve Sonneveld / Hermann Mejia art)
    • 13. Anna Kournikova Nude Penthouse's Photos -
      (letter to readers from Bob Guccione) (written by Don Vaughan)
    • 14. Jayson Williams' Foul Shot - "The Jayson Williams Basketball Camp" (ad parody)
      (written by Michael Gallagher / James Bennett art)
    • 15. R. Kelly - "Songs for Kids" (ad parody) (R.J. Matson art)
    • 16. America West Airlines - "Absolut America West." (ad parody)
      (written by Kenny Byerly / Scott Bricher art)
    • 17. The David Letterman/Ted Koppel Saga - "This Week on Late Nightline"
      (written by Russ Cooper / Tom Nick Cocotos art)
    • 18. Fatties vs. Fast Food -
      "Ronald McDonald is Sworn in Before a Jury of His Peers" (Dale Stephanos art)
    • 19. Ted Williams: From the Batter's Box to the Ice Box -
      "A Baseball Hall of Fame Monument We'd Hate to See" (Michael Koelsch art)
    • 20. Bush vs. Pretzel - Fold-In (Al Jaffee)
  • Duke Bissell's Tales of Undisputed Interest (P. C. Vey)