Author Topic: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes  (Read 1206 times)

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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #15 on: July 08, 2019, 10:48:00 AM »

Here's another Mad Special that I clearly remember buying in the late spring of 1966 at my corner variety store:



The record was made of cardboard but could nonetheless be played on a standard phonograph. It consisted of an instrumental track periodically interrupted by Alfred E. Neuman's belches.

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Incidentally, can anyone identify all the singers on the cover? I can only ID about half of them.

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Not all, but my best guesses are:

Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Harry Belafonte on the lower left.  That leaves the four on top.

George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Johnny Mathis, Bob Dylan, and Elvis Presley on the right.  Not sure who is behind the elbow!
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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #16 on: July 08, 2019, 02:23:08 PM »
One of my favorite covers, of a recent issue. December-2018.

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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #17 on: July 08, 2019, 02:38:15 PM »
One of my favorite covers, of a recent issue. December-2018.   

Now, THAT is creepy!
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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #18 on: July 08, 2019, 03:11:51 PM »
Now, THAT is creepy!
Really? I find it kinda sexy.

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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #19 on: July 08, 2019, 03:43:58 PM »
Really? I find it kinda sexy.

And THAT is even creepier!
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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #20 on: July 08, 2019, 03:44:36 PM »
Creepy, Sexy! It's all the same.🤡😁🎥👀
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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #21 on: July 08, 2019, 09:08:27 PM »
I always liked this Planet of the Apes cover.


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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #22 on: July 09, 2019, 01:10:46 AM »
I have a copy of the afore mentioned cardboard MAD record. They actually put out a few complete MAD albums of which this is one song. Great song by the way, it's called "It's A Gas"...

Mad Magazine Paper Record (1960's) by donald deveau, on Flickr




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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #23 on: July 09, 2019, 02:53:36 AM »
I have a copy of the afore mentioned cardboard MAD record. They actually put out a few complete MAD albums of which this is one song. Great song by the way, it's called "It's A Gas"... 

Every mom's favorite song.

                https://youtu.be/z6le600NWk0

I'll bet some of them heard it over and over until the records mysteriously got misplaced when their kids were at school one day.
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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #24 on: July 09, 2019, 12:50:51 PM »
Fun song.
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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #25 on: July 09, 2019, 02:40:21 PM »
Every mom's favorite song.

                https://youtu.be/z6le600NWk0

I'll bet some of them heard it over and over until the records mysteriously got misplaced when their kids were at school one day.
I do a great version of that song. My mom just held her nose (as did everyone around me). After a good Mexican meal, I'm a virtuoso.

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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #26 on: July 10, 2019, 12:03:50 AM »
Even though I haven't bought an issue in a decade, I'm still sad to see it go under. Good memories!

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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #27 on: July 10, 2019, 12:29:29 AM »
Every mom's favorite song.

                https://youtu.be/z6le600NWk0

I'll bet some of them heard it over and over until the records mysteriously got misplaced when their kids were at school one day.

I know I played it quite a lot, although I was alone upstairs in my room, so my mother didn't throw it away--that's why I still have it today. She did throw away some of my Aurora models though, once. Ouch!

Here's a paperback cover I always liked...

Son Of Mad  ( Signet 1959 ) by donald deveau, on Flickr

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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #28 on: July 10, 2019, 09:03:35 AM »
Even though I haven't bought an issue in a decade, I'm still sad to see it go under.

What's sad is why haven't nine to fourteen year old readers these days stepped up to replace the nine to fourteen year old readers Mad had in previous decades?

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Re: MAD MAGAZINE's Death Throes
« Reply #29 on: July 10, 2019, 04:12:34 PM »
What's sad is why haven't nine to fourteen year old readers these days stepped up to replace the nine to fourteen year old readers Mad had in previous decades?

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Maybe for the same reason they are not sending in cereal boxtops to collect valuable prizes.
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