You will most definitely get the last laugh with this magazine.
Mad Magazine is one of America’s longest-running and favorite satirical magazines. The allure of Mad magazine is based in their tell-it-all, say-anything attitude, that’s bound to keep readers chucking from cover to cover. The editorial staff at Mad magazine has never been the type to hold their tongue when it comes to analysis of America. The magazine has featured some very funny pieces when it comes to politics, entertainment, current events, public figures, popular culture and social issues in both the United States and Canada.
A subscription to Mad magazine will keep you laughing, as well as thinking about the American culture, history and influence. Mad magazine has had a significant impact on American popular culture throughout it’s 500 plus issues. The magazine was started in 1952 in comic book form, before becoming the magazine it is today. The magazine currently circulates to close to 200,000 households. In recent years the magazine has been waning in circulation, compared to its peak in the 1960s where circulation was over one million. In spite of this, Mad magazine still remains a force to be reckoned with and will always be a part of American history.
Mad magazine is in a lane all it’s own, and it has been dominating the market for over 50 years. In each issue, readers can find humor in some of the reoccurring staples that the magazine features, such as movie and television parodies as well as traditional articles. The covers of Mad magazine have also become an iconic part of American culture, as they almost always feature the head of Alfred E. Neuman, the fictional Mad magazine mascot. The mascot has been caricatured next over 400 ways, and is one of the most recognizable American faces.