Mad Magazine Contributors


John Caldwell


Contributions in Order of Appearance
(* A=Artist / W=Writer / I=Idea)

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* CONTRIBUTION TITLE CO-CONTRIBUTORS ISSUE / DATE
W A Mad Look at Some Unfinished Sentences Bob Clarke 202 - Oct 1978
AW Back Cover -- Urologist Office Pick-Up Lines 230 - Apr 1982
AW Drama on Page 19 262 - Apr 1986
AW Drama on Page 12 269 - Mar 1987
AW Drama on Page 9 275 - Dec 1987
AW Drama on Page 42 275 - Dec 1987
AW Drama on Page 8 280 - Jul 1988
AW Drama on Page 42 280 - Jul 1988
AW excerpts from Caldwell book 281 - Sep 1988
A Play Pictionary With the Mad Artists see issue 284 - Jan 1989
A 15 Reasons Why Only Mindless Idiots Can "Have a Nice Day" Tom Koch 284 - Jan 1989
AW Drama on Page 9 285 - Mar 1989
AW Drama on Page 48 285 - Mar 1989
A Why You Are Sure to Win the Next Magazine Publishers' Sweepstakes Tom Koch 291 - Dec 1989
AW Drama on Page 32 294 - Apr 1990
AW Cover Artist and Writer - - Special Effects 295 - Jun 1990
A Mad's Really Relevant Collection of Lists Frank Jacobs 295 - Jun 1990
AW Drama on Page 9 298 - Oct 1990
AW Drama on Page 37 298 - Oct 1990
A The Usual Gang of Mad Artists Takes a Look
at Endangered Species of the Music World
see issue 298 - Oct 1990
A Basic Underlying Premises of Various Products, Trends and Ideas Mike Snider 301 - Mar 1991
AW Celebrity Sound Effects 302 - Apr 1991
A Hi, Readers! Reverend Donald Wildmon Here! see issue 302 - Apr 1991
AW Who Says Being Stranded Can't Be Fun 303 - Jun 1991
AW Drama on Page 9 304 - Jul 1991
AW Gross and Beyond Gross 307 - Dec 1991
AW Drama on Page 9 309 - Mar 1992
AW Drama on Page 20 309 - Mar 1992
A Drama on Page 16 Terry Copeland 314 - Oct 1992
A Drama on Page 48 Terry Copeland 314 - Oct 1992
AW Are You Making a Fashion Statement or Something Else Entirely? 315 - Dec 1992
AW The Differences Between the 80's and the 90's 316 - Jan 1993
W Mad's Mix 'N' Match Donahue/Oprah/Geraldo/
Maury/Sally Jessy/Jane Guest & Topic Generator
Gerry Gersten 316 - Jan 1993
AW Energizer Rabbit Commercials That Were Never Completed 317 - Mar 1993
AW Baseball's Most Important Spring Training Drills 319 - Jun 1993
AW Late Night With Igor 320 - Jul 1993
AW Mad's 7 Steps to Becoming a Hit TV Chef 325 - Feb 1994
AW What If Technology Invaded History? 326 - Mar 1994
AW How-To Books Special #96 - Spr 1994
A When Priests Go Bad Mike May 327 - May 1994
AW Lorena Bobbitt's "OK, You've Cut It Off!
Now What Do You Do With It?"
328 - Jun 1994
AW The '5W' Questions We'd Like to Ask of Local TV News 329 - Jul 1994
AW Dr. Kevorkian, Moonlighter 330 - Sep 1994
AW Sports Oddities 331 - Oct 1994
AW Mad Takes Car Phones For a Ride 332 - Dec 1994
AW Specially Trained Dogs for Everyone 333 - Jan 1995
AW Sending Up a Red Flag 334 - Mar 1995
AW Less Than Successful Versions of Traditional Kid's Games 336 - Jun 1995
AW The Real Reasons Why Men Don't Ask Directions 337 - Jul 1995
AW Mad's Do's and Don'ts Guide to Computer Sex 338 - Aug 1995
AW Irony Is... 339 - Sep 1995
AW How to Tell if You've Selected a Bad HMO 341 - Dec 1995
W A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at a Militia Gathering James Warhola 342 - Jan 1996
AW Joke Set-Ups That Don't Need a Punchline 342 - Jan 1996
AW Hazards of Catalog Shopping 343 - Mar 1996
AW Drama on Page 29! 345 - May 1996
AW What You're Missing When You Miss the Local Noon News 346 - Jun 1996
AW Future Olympic Dance Competitions 347 - Jul 1996
W You Have No Chance of Winning an Olympic Medal If... Sandy Kossin 347 - Jul 1996
AW Sure-Fire Signs There Won't be a Second Date 349 - Sep 1996
W Kathie Lee's 12 Warning Signs That You're Working in a Sweatshop Tom Bunk 350 - Oct 1996
AW Guess Who Has No Seniority! 351 - Nov 1996
AW The Advantages of a Career in Carnival Work 352 - Dec 1996
AW Drama on Page 48! 354 - Feb 1997
AW How to Tell You've Bought the Wrong Digital Satelite System 355 - Mar 1997
AW Mad's Etiquette Guide to Same Sex Weddings 357 - May 1997
AW Condom Buying for Dummies 359 - Jul 1997
A Cover Border Artist - - Bungee Jumping 360 - Aug 1997
A Why Uncles are Better than Dads Anthony Barbieri 361 - Sep 1997
W Back Cover -- The Day Sports Endorsements Went Too Far - Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship Mort Drucker 361 - Sep 1997
AW What to Expect When Your Grandparents Are Expecting 362 - Oct 1997
AW The Dead-On Symptoms of a Dying Shopping Mall 363 - Nov 1997
AW Adult Novelties for Losers 364 - Dec 1997
AW Cover Border Artist and Writer - - Pro Wrestling 366 - Feb 1998
W Attention Super Bowl Bettors!! - 1-900-BAD-PIKZ Irving Schild 366 - Feb 1998
W A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at ESPN Angelo Torres 366 - Feb 1998
W Cover Border Writer - - Buffy Vampire Slayer Tom Bunk 367 - Mar 1998
AW Mad Visits the Winter Olympics 367 - Mar 1998
AW 10 Warning Signs Your Family is Beyond Dysfunctional 368 - Apr 1998
AW Only A True Cigar Lover... 370 - Jun 1998
AW Signs You've Hired the Wrong Lawyer 371 - Jul 1998
AW You're Really Not Much of a Terrorist If... 372 - Aug 1998
W Quotes We're Afraid We'll Hear if
Bill Clinton's Secret Service Agents Testify
Grey Blackwell 372 - Aug 1998
AW Mad's Blueprint for Boosting Baseball's Popularity 373 - Sep 1998
AW Proposed Features of the William J. Clinton Presidential Library 375 - Nov 1998
AW Phrases You Never Want to See on a Restaurant Menu 376 - Dec 1998
AW What If Dilbert Had Different Jobs? 376 - Dec 1998
AW The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 1998
4. The PGA Tees Off On a Gimp
377 - Jan 1999
AW The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 1998
16. The Tobacco Bill Goes Up In Smoke
377 - Jan 1999
AW Polling in America: The Numbers Behind the Numbers 378 - Feb 1999
W Cover Writer - - Yo-Yos For Dummies Drew Struzan 379 - Mar 1999
AW What To Do With Your Yo-Yo When the Fad Dies 379 - Mar 1999
AW Clues You've Chosen A Really Bad Funeral Parlor 380 - Apr 1999
W Responses to Kids' Letters to Socks and Buddy James Warhola 380 - Apr 1999
AW The Paranoid Psychotic's Guide to Foiling Paparazzi 381 - May 1999
AW So You Want to be a Big-Time Network TV Sports Director! 382 - Jun 1999
AW The Mad Guide to Cleaning Up Your #*!%&*@# Vocabulary 383 - Jul 1999
AW The Basic Differences Between Parents & Grandparents 384 - Aug 1999
AW Mad's Nascar Primer 386 - Oct 1999
AW More Joke Set-Ups That Don't Need a Punchline 387 - Nov 1999
AW Clues Your High School's Football Team Really Sucks 388 - Dec 1999
AW When Nuns Go Bad 390 - Feb 2000
AW Which Webcam Is It? 391 - Mar 2000
AW What Really Goes On at Those Teachers' Conferences 392 - Apr 2000
AW The Last Thing You Want to Hear... 393 - May 2000
AW The Downside of Online Shopping 394 - Jun 2000
AW Your Summer Camp Romance is Doomed if... 395 - Jul 2000
A Upcoming TV Guide Multi-Covers - We Salute 25 Years of Cable TV! Desmond Devlin, see issue 395 - Jul 2000
W Cover Writer - - David Letterman's surgery scar Mort Drucker 396 - Aug 2000
AW Little Known Contract Clauses of Today's Biggest Sports Stars 396 - Aug 2000
AW Legitimate Gripes of Your Average Serial Killer 397 - Sep 2000
AW When Clowns Go Bad 398 - Oct 2000
AW Can Your Parents' Marriage Be Saved??? 399 - Nov 2000
AW You're Probably Not Heading to College If... 400 - Dec 2000
AW Mad's Parental Etiquette Guide for Kids' Sporting Events 401 - Jan 2001
AW Gross and Beyond Gross - The Sequel 402 - Feb 2001
AW 10 Sure Signs You're Suffering From March Madness 403 - Mar 2001
AW Clear Cut Clues Your Team's Not Going To Win the Pennant! 404 - Apr 2001
AW You Can Fuhgeddabout Becoming a Made Man in the Soprano Mob If... 405 - May 2001
AW Mad Tips For Better Backyard Wrestling 406 - Jun 2001
AW Questions You Never Want to Be Asked on a Summer Job Application 407 - Jul 2001
AW Mad's Guide to Out-Of-Business Theme
Restaurants and the Reasons They Went Belly Up
408 - Aug 2001
AW Creeping Signs That Might Lead You
to Believe Global Warming is for Real
409 - Sep 2001
AW Only a True PETA Nut... 410 - Oct 2001
AW Spectator's Fun Guide to the New York City Marathon 411 - Nov 2001
AW You May Want to Re-Think Your Gym Choice If... 412 - Dec 2001
AW The 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2001
16. The Dreadfully Awful, Really Bad XFL
413 - Jan 2002
AW Some Less-Than-Subtle Indications That Your Fairy
Tale Romance Isn't Going to Have a Happy Ending
414 - Feb 2002
W Unintended and Unfortunate Consequences of "IT" Don (Duck) Edwing 415 - Mar 2002
AW When Teachers Go Bad 415 - Mar 2002
A Drama on Page 14 Michael Gallagher 416 - Apr 2002
AW Mad's Handicapping Guide to the Kentucky Derby Freak Show 417 - May 2002
A Drama on Page 20 Michael Gallagher 418 - Jun 2002
AW How Cool Would it be to be a Member of Ozzy Osbourne's Family? 419 - Jul 2002
AW Eminem - The Senior Citizen Years 421 - Sep 2002
W A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes on the Set of The Sopranos Tom Richmond 422 - Oct 2002
AW Mad's Comprehensive 10-Step Guide to Success in
the Highly Charged World of Illegal Ticket Scalping
422 - Oct 2002
AW The Distinguishing Warning Signs of a Crummy Fraternity 423 - Nov 2002
AW How the Economic Recession is Affecting Certain Fringe Businesses 424 - Dec 2002
AW When Veterinarians Go Bad 426 - Feb 2003
A Mad Artists Pay Tribute to The Lighter Side Of... Dave Berg, see issue 427 - Mar 2003
AW You're An Official Over-The-Top, Card-Carrying,
No-Life, Whack-Job NASCAR Fanatic If...
427 - Mar 2003
AW Letters - illustrates a simultaneous burp, fart, sneeze 428 - Apr 2003
AW Your Team May Not Be Final Four Material If... 428 - Apr 2003
AW Mad's Field-Tested Tips for Your First Date 429 - May 2003
W Things that You'll Probably Read in the Review
of the Video Game Your Parents Just Gave You
Tom Nick Cocotos 429 - May 2003
AW Firsthand Evidence That Obesity in Your School May Be Out of Control! 430 - Jun 2003
AW The 10 Most Pathetic Hulk Fans 431 - Jul 2003
AW The Real Reasons Older Man /
Younger Woman Romances Never Work Out
432 - Aug 2003
AW The Better Bully's Back-To-School To-Do List 433 - Sep 2003
AW When Hardcore Gamers Take Their Place in Society 434 - Oct 2003
A An Iraqi Scene We'd Like To See Christopher Allen 434 - Oct 2003
AW Things We Might Have Seen Had Jerry Springer Run For the Senate 435 - Nov 2003
AW Mad Readers Fondly Remember Their Favorite
Dysfunctional Family Thanksgiving Moments
436 - Dec 2003
AW When Department Store Santas Go Bad 437 - Jan 2004
A The Fundalini Pages - Sponge Bob Square Package 438 - Feb 2004
AW The Dos and Don'ts of a Super Bowl Party 438 - Feb 2004
AW Rock Solid Indications You Are Too Old For the Goth Lifestyle 439 - Mar 2004
AW The Fundalini Pages -
Going to the Caldwell Once Too Often
440 - Apr 2004
AW Is Your Mom's New Boyfriend a Keeper or a Loser? 440 - Apr 2004
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 441 - May 2004
AW When Video Game Designers Go Bad 441 - May 2004
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 442 - Jun 2004
AW Tell-Tale Signs Your Parents Have Hired You the Wrong Tutor 442 - Jun 2004
AW 13 Things You Really Learn in Summer School 443 - Jul 2004
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 444 - Aug 2004
AW Pet Peeves of Spider-Man's Girlfriend 444 - Aug 2004
AW The Fundalini Pages -
Rejected Applicants From ABC's Extreme Makeover
445 - Sep 2004
AW Unwritten Rules for Olympic Athletes 445 - Sep 2004
AW The Downsides of Home Schooling 446 - Oct 2004
AW Indisputable Tip-Offs You Weren't Cut Out for a Life of Crime 447 - Nov 2004
AW A Second-Rate Etiquette Guide to Trailer Trash Dating 448 - Dec 2004
A One Fine Day at the Service Station Craig Boldman 449 - Jan 2005
AW Broadcast Highlights and Innovations
to Watch For in Super Bowl XXXIX
450 - Feb 2005
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 451 - Mar 2005
AW Glaring Symptoms of Video Game Addiction 451 - Mar 2005
W A Mad Peek Behind the Scenes at Celebrity Poker Showdown Desmond Devlin,
Steve Rosso,
David Shayne,
Tom Richmond
452 - Apr 2005
AW Thanks to the Popularity of Poker... 452 - Apr 2005
AW The Fundalini Pages - Punchlines in Search of a Joke 453 - May 2005
AW When Tattoo Artists Go Bad 453 - May 2005
AW Pet Peeves of Mafia Hitmen 454 - Jun 2005
AW The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 - Little-Known
Facts About the Recent Conclave of Cardinals
455 - Jul 2005
AW Things You Never Want to Read About
the Summer Camp You're Being Sent To
456 - Aug 2005
AW Telltale Signs that the Street Gang You're Joining Ain't All that Tough 457 - Sep 2005
AW Letters - renders a Porta-Potty Bathroom Attendant 458 - Oct 2005
AW The Fundalini Pages -
Joke Set-Ups in Search of a Punchline
458 - Oct 2005
AW If There Were No Such Things as Video Games... 458 - Oct 2005
AW You May Want to Call Off the "Face to Face" If... Butch D'Ambrosio 459 - Nov 2005
AW Everyday Pet-Peeves of Second Rate Superheroes 460 - Dec 2005
AW The Fundalini Pages - 3 Quick and Easy
Things King Kong Could Do to Improve His Image
461 - Jan 2006
AW Heartbreaking Problems of Aging Elvis Impersonators 462 - Feb 2006
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 463 - Mar 2006
AW Ugly Issues Gay Cowboys are Forced to Contend With 463 - Mar 2006
AW The Fundalini Pages -
iPod Products That Never Caught On
464 - Apr 2006
AW Burger King Funnies 464 - Apr 2006
AW The Fundalini Pages - Stupid Hobbies of Stupid People 466 - Jun 2006
AW Outrageously Stupid Cell Phone Features and Accessories 467 - Jul 2006
A The Fundalini Pages - DVD "Special Features"
That Only a Complete Moron Would Click On
468 - Aug 2006
AW When Lifeguards Go Bad 468 - Aug 2006
AW What If Carnival Workers Were Major Players In Politics? 469 - Sep 2006
AW Back-To-School Look at Common Miscues,
Flubs & Screw-ups of the Novice Class Clown
470 - Oct 2006
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 471 - Nov 2006
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 -
Things You Shouldn't Say in a Wedding Reception Toast
473 - Jan 2007
AW The Multifaceted Upside Of Having A
Multiple Personality Disorder In School
474 - Feb 2007
AW Thanks to YouTube... 475 - Mar 2007
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 476 - Apr 2007
AW You've Definitely Bought the Wrong Robot if... 476 - Apr 2007
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 477 - May 2007
AW Signs Your Stalker Has Spring Fever 477 - May 2007
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 478 - Jun 2007
AW What You Have to Look Forward to as a Middle-Aged Mall Rat 478 - Jun 2007
AW Final Installment of the Gross and Beyond Gross Trilogy 479 - Jul 2007
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 480 - Aug 2007
I Mad About Hunger (BallPark Franks ad section) - Cover Tom Richmond, see issue 480 - Aug 2007
AW If Chickens Could Time Travel 480 - Aug 2007
AW The Fundalini Pages -
Joke Set-ups in Search of a Punchline
481 - Sep 2007
A Mad's 50 Worst Things About Advertising see issue 482 - Oct 2007
AW A Collection of Significantly Stupid Strategies
for Battling Skyrocketing Gas Prices
482 - Oct 2007
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 483 - Nov 2007
AW Things That Really Get Under A Zombie's Skin 483 - Nov 2007
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 484 - Dec 2007
AW You're Not Exactly Full of the True Spirit of Christmas If... 484 - Dec 2007
A The Fundalini Pages -
Only a Hardcore Cable News Junkie...
486 - Feb 2008
AW When the Morbidly Obese Go Bad 486 - Feb 2008
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 -
Fun-Sounding Interrogating Methods the CIA is Considering to Replace Waterboarding
487 - Mar 2008
AW 10 Things You, As a Concerned Monkey,
Can Do to Save the Environment
488 - Apr 2008
AW How to Draw a Monkey 488 - Apr 2008
AW Signs You've Chosen the Wrong Spring Break Destination 489 - May 2008
AW 10 Things Indiana Jones Hates More Than Snakes 490 - Jun 2008
The Fundalini Pages - (to be determined) 491 - Jul 2008
AW Guide to Proper Paparazzi Etiquette 491 - Jul 2008
AW Field Guide to Spotting America's Most
Incompetent Summer Camp Counselors
492 - Aug 2008
AW The Pros & Cons of Being a Polygamy Cult Kid 494 - Oct 2008
AW When Monkeys Go Bad 495 - Nov 2008
W The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2008
5. O.J. Simpson: Man of Steal
Hermann Mejia,
Irving Schild
497 - Jan 2009
AW Signs You'll Grow Up to be a Degenerate Gambler 497 - Jan 2009
AW The Fundalini Pages - Punchlines in Search of a Joke! 498 - Feb 2009
AW The Decided Disadvantages of an Online Education 499 - Apr 2009
AW The Fundalini Pages - Reasons Why the
National Diarrhea Awareness Campaign Failed
500 - Jun 2009
500 Issues of Mad: A Visual History -
Mad Issues 301-400 "The Rush to Antietam"
see issue 500 - Jun 2009
500 Issues of Mad: A Visual History - Mad Issues 401-500 "Beginnings" see issue 500 - Jun 2009
W The Fundalini Pages - Excerpts from Bizarre Foods
With Andrew Zimmern's Guide to Proper Table Manners
Hermann Mejia 501 - Oct 2009
AW Mad's Guide to Making a Recently-Released
Gitmo Detainee Feel Welcome in Your Town
501 - Oct 2009
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast Five -
5 Reasons Why Microsoft Thinks You'll Love Windows 7
Dick DeBartolo 502 - Jan 2010
AW The Rich Rewards of a Full-Time Career as a Convenience Store Clerk 503 - May 2010
AW Mad Rates the iPad for Various Demographics 504 - Aug 2010
The Mad Vault - 1992 see issue 504 - Aug 2010
AW The Fundalini Pages - Universal Pet Peeves of Beloved Yoga Masters 505 - Oct 2010
The Mad Vault - 2001 see issue 505 - Oct 2010
AW A Beginner's Guide to a More Prosperous Career in Panhandling 506 - Dec 2010
The Mad Vault - 1978 see issue 506 - Dec 2010
AW The Upsides to a Nationwide Bedbug Infestation 507 - Feb 2011
AW Wild, Unfounded Rumors Surrounding the Xbox Kinect 508 - Apr 2011
AW The Fundalini Pages - Signs You Haven't Actually Discovered a Lost Amazon Tribe 509 - Jun 2011
AW When Ventriloquists Go Bad 510 - Aug 2011
AW The Fundalini Pages - Pet Peeves of Major League Batboys 511 - Oct 2011
W The Fundalini Pages - Funeral Home Services You Probably Don't Want to Spring For Kevin Pope 512 - Dec 2011
AW Signs Your Tae Kwon Do Instructor May Be Over the Hill 512 - Dec 2011
AW The Fundalini Pages - Unwritten Rules for Transgender Newbies 513 - Feb 2012
AW The Fundalini Pages - The Startling Similarities Between Harvard University and Clown College 514 - Apr 2012
AW Everyday Annoyances of Elderly Monsters 515 - Jun 2012
AW 8 Practical Pointers for Doomsday Preppers 516 - Aug 2012
AW Minor Sports Cheaters and Their Shocking Confessions 517 - Oct 2012
A The Fundalini Pages - Four Worst Gadgets of the Year from Brookstone Dick DeBartolo 518 - Dec 2012
AW 2013 Calendar: The Year of the Hammerhead 518 - Dec 2012
AW You've Hired the Wrong Life Coach If... 520 - Apr 2013
AW 8 Suggestions to Soften the Blow For Those on Death Row 521 - Jun 2013
AW The Fundalini Pages - Stupid Ideas Quickly Nixed By the New Pope 522 - Sep 2013
A Boy Scout Merit Badges for the Digital Age Kenny Keil 522 - Sep 2013
A The Fundalini Pages - Fun Facts About Mars Jeff Kruse 523 - Oct 2013
AW Warning Signs of a Crappy Tanning Salon 526 - Apr 2014
AW When Delivery Drones Go Bad 527 - Jun 2014
A The Fundalini Pages - When Pope Francis is Making Bishops Lead a More Humble Lifestyle Dick DeBartolo 528 - Aug 2014
AW A Disgraced Politician's Guide to the Do's and Dont's at a Hastily Called Press Conference 529 - Oct 2014
AW 8 Keys to Becoming a More Effective Supervillain 531 - Feb 2015