For its latest hardcover, MAD magazine decided to go beyond the usual gang of idiots.
Within Inside MAD — an “ill-conceived collection of the magazine’s high-quality stupidity,” according to a typically self-deprecating press release — you’ll find a series of the irreverent humor rag’s best spoofs ever, as chosen by the magazine’s own staffers. The book also contains essays by famous MAD fans including Roseanne Barr, Paul Feig, Whoopi Goldberg, John Stamos, and Matthew Weiner, as well as an introduction by Judd Apatow, who thanks MAD for making him who he is today — i.e. “a man who desperately seeks attention by shocking people with graphic representations of other people’s private parts.”
But wait, there’s more! After 430 patented MAD fold-ins, the magazine’s editors decided to try something different — a fold-out, in the form of an incredibly detailed poster that gives readers a guided tour through MAD‘s history. READ FULL STORY