Mad Magazine Contributors


Rick Tulka


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

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* CONTRIBUTION TITLE CO-CONTRIBUTORS ISSUE / DATE
A Hot Albums of the 1990's... A Look Back Russ Cooper 282 - Oct 1988
A Mad's Heavy Metal Quiz Chris Hart 288 - Jul 1989
A Mad's Politically Inspired Dolls Dennis Snee 290 - Oct 1989
A The Mad Guide to New Computer Games Matthew T. Smith 292 - Jan 1990
A TV-Show "Theme Weeks" That Didn't Quite Work Out Mike Snider 293 - Mar 1990
A Mad's Rock Quiz Desmond Devlin 294 - Apr 1990
A The Mad New Kids on the Block True or False Personality Quiz Charlie Kadau 296 - Jul 1990
A 12 Sure Signs That You've Reached Adulthood Tom Koch 297 - Sep 1990
A The Usual Gang of Mad Artists Takes a Look
at Endangered Species of the Music World
see issue 298 - Oct 1990
A Villains Awaiting Batman's Return to TV Charlie Kadau, Joe Raiola 298 - Oct 1990
A Mad Reviews the 21st Century Ahead of Time Tom Koch 299 - Dec 1990
A Did We Miss Something? Mike Snider 302 - Apr 1991
A Mad's By-The-Numbers Guide to Predicting
TV Tabloid and "Info-Tainment" Stories
Mike Snider 303 - Jun 1991
A More Same Words...Different Circumstances! John Prete 304 - Jul 1991
A Any Doofus/Bozo/Idiot/Schmuck/Moron/Schmendrick/
Pinhead/Cretin/Fool/Boob/Ignoramus/Jerk Can... But It Takes a Genius To...
Desmond Devlin 305 - Sep 1991
A The Startling Similarities Between Ancient Mythology & Modern Rock Desmond Devlin 306 - Oct 1991
A Mad's Soap Opera Update Charlie Kadau, Joe Raiola 306 - Oct 1991
A Mad's "Para-Persons" Dennis Snee 308 - Jan 1992
AW The Mad Stages of... 309 - Mar 1992
A If It Weren't For Entertainment Tonight... Mike Snider 310 - Apr 1992
A "Next Donahue" **various places around the magazine Charlie Kadau, Joe Raiola 311 - Jun 1992
A The ABC's of Rock Desmond Devlin 313 - Sep 1992
A Why the 21st Century May Be Even Worse Than This One! Tom Koch 314 - Oct 1992
A Unelectable ("Unforgettable" song parody) Frank Jacobs 315 - Dec 1992
A Mad's Instant TV Reviews Russ Cooper 316 - Jan 1993
A When Country Western Goes Rap Frank Jacobs 317 - Mar 1993
A Having "Baby Boomers" For Parents Means... Mike Snider 319 - Jun 1993
A Things-To-Do Lists of the New Clinton Administration Mike Snider 320 - Jul 1993
A Mad's Baseball Rotisserie League Draft Form Andrew J. Schwartzberg 320 - Jul 1993
A Spin Doctors for the Rest of Us Desmond Devlin 321 - Sep 1993
A Translating "Studspeak" Matthew A. Cohen 322 - Oct 1993
A Mad Studies the First Day of School 30 Years Ago and Today Barry Liebmann, Dave Berg 323 - Dec 1993
A Welcome to the Jungle Desmond Devlin 324 - Jan 1994
A Celebrity Self-Delusions Lori Kolman 325 - Feb 1994
A Shocking "Tell-All" Books by TV-Sitcom Characters Mort Drucker, Sam Viviano
Greg Theakston, Mike Snider
325 - Feb 1994
A New Grammy Award Categories We'd Like to See Mike Snider 326 - Mar 1994
A Mad's Billy Joel Songbook Frank Jacobs 327 - May 1994
A New "Ace" Cable TV Awards We'd Like to See Mike Snider 330 - Sep 1994
A Rap TV Shows of the Very Near Future Desmond Devlin 331 - Oct 1994
A What's on the Other Channels? Desmond Devlin Mad TV - 1995
A The Pre-Nuptial Agreement of Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley Mike Snider 333 - Jan 1995
A Customized Driving Tests for TV Characters Matthew A. Cohen 334 - Mar 1995
A Mad's All-Inclusive Do-It-Yourself O.J. Simpson Trial Newspaper Story Frank Jacobs 335 - May 1995
A The "Makes About as Much Sense" Equivalency Chart Mike Snider 336 - Jun 1995
A How Madonna Revived Her Sagging Career -
A Look Back from the 21st Century
Barry Liebmann 340 - Oct 1995
A The "Makes About as Much Sense" Equivalency Chart (part two) Mike Snider 341 - Dec 1995
A Chilling Thoughts Desmond Devlin 345 - May 1996
A More Chilling Thoughts Desmond Devlin 346 - Jun 1996
A What's the Difference? Mark Evanier 346 - Jun 1996
A The Worst MTV Contests of All Time Desmond Devlin 348 - Aug 1996
A More Viewer Poll Questions the Miss America Pageant Should be Asking Mike Snider 349 - Sep 1996
A Better Things Billionaires Can Do to
Help the U.S.A. Than Run For President
Andrew J. Schwartzberg 350 - Oct 1996
A A Typical Night in the City That Never Sleeps Andrew J. Schwartzberg 352 - Dec 1996
A Even More Chilling Thoughts Desmond Devlin 354 - Feb 1997
A The 60's and The 90's Russ Cooper 356 - Apr 1997
A Cover Border Artist - - Howard Stern marries Dennis Rodman 357 - May 1997
A Watch Out Guys, It's a Chick Flick! Andrew J. Schwartzberg 358 - Jun 1997
A If Clinton and Yeltsin Held Their Summits in a Private Online Chat Room Andrew J. Schwartzberg 361 - Sep 1997
A The Downsides of Various Dream Jobs Mike Snider 362 - Oct 1997
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything Mike Snider 363 - Nov 1997
A Still Even More Chilling Thoughts Desmond Devlin 364 - Dec 1997
A Cover Border Artist - - Santa Alfred 365 - Jan 1998
A Badly-Needed Constitutional Amendments??? Desmond Devlin 367 - Mar 1998
A A Mad Guide to Who's Who Outside the Today Show Window Mike Snider 369 - May 1998
A MadTV vs. Saturday Night Live - The Score So Far Russ Cooper 369 - May 1998
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything - Part II Mike Snider 370 - Jun 1998
A Paul Simon - Songs Inspired By My
Catastrophic Failure The Capeman (ad parody)
John Prete 370 - Jun 1998
A Phrases You Never Want to Hear in News Reports About Yourself Dennis Snee 371 - Jul 1998
A Mad's Instant Movie Reviews: The Sequel Russ Cooper 375 - Nov 1998
A Where the $13 Million-Per-Episode E.R. Budget Goes Mike Snider 376 - Dec 1998
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything - Part III Mike Snider 377 - Jan 1999
A The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 1998
18. Trash TV - Jerry Springer
Scott Maiko 377 - Jan 1999
A A Mad Guide to Mr. Right and Mr. Wrong Dave Croatto 381 - May 1999
A Mad's Guide to Telling the Difference Between
Pro Wrestling, Jerry Springer, and Politics
Mike Snider 385 - Sep 1999
A Livin' to Feed Al Roker (sung to the tune of 'Livin' La Vida Loca') Frank Jacobs 386 - Oct 1999
A The ABC's of Drugs Frank Jacobs 387 - Nov 1999
A Spot Your Parents! - How your parents reacted
when you asked about sex for the first time
Jeff Kruse 390 - Feb 2000
A Spot Your Parents! - How your parents
reacted when you blew the big game
Jeff Kruse 391 - Mar 2000
A Mad's All-Purpose Cliche Script for VH-1's Behind the Music John Biederman 392 - Apr 2000
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything - Part IV Mike Snider 393 - May 2000
A Driver's License Penalty Points We'd Like to See Butch D'Ambrosio 395 - Jul 2000
A Upcoming TV Guide Multi-Covers - TV Guide Salutes
the Underpaid and Over-Abused Assistants to the Stars!
Desmond Devlin, see issue 395 - Jul 2000
A Modern Celebrity Couple Dilemmas Mike Snider 397 - Sep 2000
A What is a Compassionate Conservative? Frank Jacobs 398 - Oct 2000
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything - Part V Mike Snider 402 - Feb 2001
A Other Fashion Brand Names That Are Actually Acronyms Mike Snider 403 - Mar 2001
A Daily Affirmations of the Rich & Famous Mike Snider 404 - Apr 2001
A Instant Music Reviews Russ Cooper 405 - May 2001
A What is a Hollywood Liberal? Mike Snider 406 - Jun 2001
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything - Part VI Mike Snider 410 - Oct 2001
A What the Film 2001 Predicted / What the Year 2001 Actually Delivered Jacob Lambert 411 - Nov 2001
A President George W. Bush - The First Six Months -
Official Presidential Diary
Dave Croatto 412 - Dec 2001
A When Other Teen Idols Jump on the Young Adult Novel Bandwagon Arie Kaplan, Drew Friedman
Ray Alma, Hermann Mejia
414 - Feb 2002
A Mad's Prime-Time TV Listings Dana T. Graf 416 - Apr 2002
A Drastic Cutbacks in the Music Industry Desmond Devlin
Scott Lieberman
421 - Sep 2002
A Why is George W. Bush's Approval Rating So High? Barry Liebmann 422 - Oct 2002
A Mad Deconstructs TV Talk Shows -
The Late Show with David Letterman
Desmond Devlin 423 - Nov 2002
A Mad's All-Inclusive Do-It-Yourself Corporate Scandal Newspaper Story Frank Jacobs 424 - Dec 2002
A Mad Artists Pay Tribute to The Lighter Side Of... Dave Berg, see issue 427 - Mar 2003
A Mad Sizes Up the 2003 Oscars - Best Actress see issue 428 - Apr 2003
A Subtle Indications that the Guy You're Dating May Not Be a Millionaire John Prete, Steve Jarczak 430 - Jun 2003
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything - Part VII Mike Snider 432 - Aug 2003
A Mad's Twisted Truisms, Axioms & Theories Stan Sinberg 434 - Oct 2003
A Non-Sports Over/Under Bets Mike Mikula 435 - Nov 2003
A The Mad 20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2003
14. Dixie Chicks Backlash - Even Cowgirls Get the Boos
Darren Johnson, Greg Leitman 437 - Jan 2004
A Mad's Oscar Preview - Best Actor, Best Actress - Part II see issue 439 - Mar 2004
A It's a Comedy! It's a Drama! It's a Reality Show! Butch D'Ambrosio 441 - May 2004
A Coupon Funbooks For Places Other Than Las Vegas Mike Snider, Scott Bricher
Timothy Shamey
441 - May 2004
A If Corporate "Mission Statements" Told the Truth Jeff Kruse 442 - Jun 2004
A Inside the Twisted Minds of Magazine Readers Kenny Byerly 443 - Jul 2004
A The Fundalini Pages - New Reality Shows Currently
in Development at FOX TV
446 - Oct 2004
A The Fundalini Pages - First... Then... What's Next? 449 - Jan 2005
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything - Part VIII Mike Snider 450 - Feb 2005
A Mad's Minute-By-Minute Breakdown of
a Typical Red-Carpet Pre-Awards Show
David Shayne 452 - Apr 2005
A The Fundalini Pages -
The Lowest Rated "Top 100" Countdown TV Shows
453 - May 2005
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 -
The Downsides of Being Britney & Kevin's Baby
459 - Nov 2005
A Go Fetch! 460 - Dec 2005
A The Fundalini Pages - Scary Threats... Scarrier Realities 461 - Jan 2006
A The Fundalini Pages - Ask Lynne Cheney 462 - Feb 2006
A Mad's Fearless Breakdown of 500 Free Cell Phone Minutes Butch D'Ambrosio 463 - Mar 2006
A The Fundalini Pages - Ask Lynne Cheney 464 - Apr 2006
A The Fundalini Pages - Ask Lynne Cheney 466 - Jun 2006
A Having Gay Parents - The Advantages & The Disadvantages Barry Liebmann 466 - Jun 2006
A How Does Jack Bauer Spend the Rest of the Month? Darren Johnson 467 - Jul 2006
A The Fundalini Pages -
Mad's 15 Minutes of Fame - Kaavya Viswanathan
Jack Davis 469 - Sep 2006
A The Fundalini Pages - In the land of the blind,
the one-eyed man is king, AND...
472 - Dec 2006
A 6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything - Part IX Mike Snider 472 - Dec 2006
A The Fundalini Pages - The 5 Fast 5's 474 - Feb 2007
A It's Good... It's Better... But It Totally Sucks David Shayne 475 - Mar 2007
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 -
Reasons to Upgrade to the New Microsoft Windows Vista OS
477 - May 2007
A The Fundalini Pages - "Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?" 479 - Jul 2007
A The Fundalini Pages - Shows on the Vatican's New TV Channel 480 - Aug 2007
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 -
Phrases You Won't Hear from Al Roker
481 - Sep 2007
A The Fundalini Pages - TV Shows Rumored to be in the Works 482 - Oct 2007
A Mad's 50 Worst Things About Advertising see issue 482 - Oct 2007
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 -
Amazing Facts About Jenna Bush's New Book
483 - Nov 2007
A Mad's Do-It-Yourself 24 Season 7 Plotline Darren Johnson 489 - May 2008
A The Fundalini Pages -
Fast Food Motto or Jenna Jameson Movie Title?
490 - Jun 2008
A The Fundalini Pages - The O'Reilly Spin vs. The Olbermann Spin 491 - Jul 2008
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 -
Ways That You Can Protest China's Human Rights Violations
492 - Aug 2008
A The Fundalini Pages - Tips for Coping With a Heat Wave 493 - Sep 2008
A Mad's 50 Worst Things About The Internet see issue 494 - Oct 2008
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast 5 - Wacky American Laws 496 - Dec 2008
A The Fundalini Pages - Positive Aspects of the Economic Meltdown 498 - Feb 2009
A Mad's 12 Surefire Tips for Stand-Up Comics Jeff Kruse, Ryan Flanders 498 - Feb 2009
A The Fundalini Pages - Time-Tested Unsuccessful Pick Up Lines Arnie Kogen 500 - Jun 2009
A 500 Issues of Mad: A Visual History -
Mad Issues 201-300 "Snatched Glory and Bruised Knuckles"
see issue 500 - Jun 2009
A 500 Issues of Mad: A Visual History -
Mad Issues 301-400 "The Rush to Antietam"
see issue 500 - Jun 2009
A 500 Issues of Mad: A Visual History - Mad Issues 401-500 "Beginnings" see issue 500 - Jun 2009
A The Fundalini Pages -
A Passed-Over Supreme Court Nominee - Judge Maximo Goosecap IV
Jeff Kruse 501 - Oct 2009
A The Fundalini Pages -
6 Degrees of Separation Between Anyone and Anything -
Can You Link Hula Dancing to Glenn Beck?
503 - May 2010
A The Mad Vault - 1992 see issue 504 - Aug 2010
A The Mad Vault - 2001 see issue 505 - Oct 2010
A The Fundalini Pages - Other Possible Answers to the Ridiculous Question "Could switching to Geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance?" 506 - Dec 2010
A The Fundalini Pages - The Fast Five -
Reasons No One Is Watching Conan's New Show on TBS
507 - Feb 2011
A The Fundalini Pages - Questions to Ask at the Apple Genius Bar Jeff Kruse 508 - Apr 2011
A The Fundalini Pages - What's Making John Boehner Cry This Week? Jeff Kruse 509 - Jun 2011
A The Fundalini Pages - What Lindsay Lohan Learned
During Her Community Service at the L.A. Morgue
Jeff Kruse 510 - Aug 2011
A Overheard at the Kardashian Wedding Jeff Kruse, Tom Luth,
Jacob Lambert
511 - Oct 2011
A The Fundalini Pages - The Last Fast Five -
Early Rumors About the Dirty Dancing Remake
Jeff Kruse 512 - Dec 2011
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds - Kristen Stewart
514 - Apr 2012
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds - George Clooney
515 - Jun 2012
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds - Derek Jeter
516 - Aug 2012
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds - Sacha Baron Cohen
517 - Oct 2012
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds - Louis C.K.
518 - Dec 2012
A The Fundalini Pages - Celebrity Cause-of-Death Betting Odds -
Honey Boo Boo's Mother, June Shannon
519 - Feb 2013
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Taylor Swift
520 - Apr 2013
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Kate Upton
521 - Jun 2013
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Jimmy Fallon
522 - Sep 2013
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Chris Brown
523 - Oct 2013
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Edward Snowden
524 - Dec 2013
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Miley Cyrus
525 - Feb 2014
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Chris Matthews
526 - Apr 2014
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Lena Dunham
527 - Jun 2014
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - George R. R. Martin
528 - Aug 2014
A Mad's Celebrity Acronyms Matt Lassen 528 - Aug 2014
A The Fundalini Pages -
Celebrity Cause of Death Betting Odds - Jeff Bezos
529 - Oct 2014
A The Fundalini Pages - The Speedy 6 -
Recently Declassified Facts From the Pentagon
Jeff Kruse 531 - Feb 2015