Mad #461 January 2006

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    • 3 Quick and Easy Things King Kong
      Could Do to Improve His Image (John Caldwell)
    • The Fast 5 - PBS's New Conservative Direction (Grey Blackwell art)
    • Scary Threats... Scarrier Realities (Rick Tulka art)
    • Monkeys Are Always Funny
    • MySpace By the Numbers
    • Yoga For Smokers (Gary Hallgren art)
    • New On DVD! The Sisterhood of the Traveling Implants
    • Graphic Novel Review - The Thoroughly Updated,
      All-Inclusive Handbook to the Marvel Universe (written by Desmond Devlin)
    • Adults Only Chat Lines (Irving Schild photos)
  • The 25 Worst Things About Christmas (written by Jeff Kruse / Paul Coker, Jr. art)
  • Go Fetch! (Tom Bunk art)
  • Ads for Mad Kids, Spy vs. Spy Jr Action Collectible Race Cars
  • A Progress Report From ExxonMonopoly (ad parody) (written by Dick DeBartolo)
  • Monroe and... The Mystery Cream - Part Two (written by Anthony Barbieri / Bill Wray art)
  • A Mad Look at Alien Invasions (Sergio Aragones)
  • The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2005!
    • 1. Huricane Katrina - "Where's W?" -
      (Where's Waldo? book parody) (written by Jeff Kruse / Doug Holgate art)
    • 2. Tom Cruise's Self-Destruction - "Mission: Insufferable" -
      (Mission: Impossible movie poster parody) (written by Desmond Devlin / Mort Drucker art)
    • 3. There Goes the Bride, Jennifer Wilbanks -
      "Runaway Bride" - (Modern Bride magazine cover parody)
      (written by Charlie Kadau and Joe Raiola / Scott Bricher art)
    • 4. Russell Crowe's Telephone Tantrum -
      "Crowe-Magnon Man's Early Attempt at Communication" - (museum display parody)
      (written by Joe Raiola / Irving Schild photos / sculpture by Liz Lomax)
    • 5. Karl Rove - "Lil' Leaker" (toy parody) (sculpture by Anthony Cipriano / Irving Schild photos)
    • 6. Prince Harry - "When Harry Went Nazi" - (When Harry Met Sally movie poster parody)
      (written by Dave Croatto / Richard Williams art)
    • 7. Dave Chappelle - "Comedy Central Resents: Chappelle's Season 3 No-Show"
    • 8. Pat Robertson Calls for the Assassination of Venezuelan President Chavez -
      (parody of photo of Jack Ruby shooting Lee Harvey Oswald)
    • 9. Scam Artist Gives Wendy's the Finger - "Lawsuit Helper" -
      (Hamburger Helper ad parody) (written by Scott Maiko / Scott Bricher art)
    • 10. Rafael Palmeiro Testifies Negative, Tests Positive - "King Con" -
      (King Kong movie poster parody) (James Bennett art)
    • 11. The Terri Schiavo Media Circus - "The Most Shameless Show On Earth" -
      (circus poster parody) (Tom Richmond art)
    • 12. Michael Jackson's Touching Tale -
      "An Open Letter to My Billions of Fans and Supporters" (written by Desmond Devlin)
    • 13. Brajelina - "ArchRival Comics" -
      (Archie Comics comic book cover parody) (written by Justin Tyler / Jack Syracuse art)
    • 14. Teen Queens' Extreme Weight Loss - "Lean Girls" -
      (Mean Girls movie poster parody) (written by Paul Gilligan / Hermann Mejia art)
    • 15. Saddam Photographed in Jail - "The Adventures of Captive Underpants" -
      (The Adventures of Captain Underpants book cover parody) (written by Desmond Devlin)
    • 16. Dr. James Dobson's Right-Wing Group Outs SpongeBob -
      "The Sinister Hidden Agendas of Today's Cartoon Characters" (written by Arie Kaplan)
    • 17. Paula Abdul Alleged Affair with an American Idol Contestant (Tom Nick Cocotos art)
    • 18. Kevin Federline - "Whut Tuh Expect When Yer Expectin'" -
      (What to Expect When You're Expecting book cover parody)
      (written by Scott Maiko / Richard Williams art)
    • 19. Teaching Evolution in Schools Controversy - Fold-In (Al Jaffee / idea by Megan Ganz)
      What controversial relationships are many teachers now having to deny?
    • 20. The A-List of A-Holes - "The Biggest Losers" - (Drew Friedman art)
  • Spy vs. Spy (Peter Kuper)

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