Results for - What, Me Worry? If You Read MAD Magazine, You Just May

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After 67 years, MAD Magazine is halting the publication of new content and will no longer be available on newsstands after its August issue. Any new issues will feature previously released content with a new cover. It will also now only be available in comic stores and to subscribers. Many of us grew up with MAD Magazine satirizing everything from popular culture, politics, entertainment, to public figures. Have you read MAD Magazine?

1. After 67 years, MAD Magazine is halting the publication of new content and will no longer be available on newsstands after its August issue. Any new issues will feature previously released content with a new cover. It will also now only be available in comic stores and to subscribers. Many of us grew up with MAD Magazine satirizing everything from popular culture, politics, entertainment, to public figures. Have you read MAD Magazine?

Yes
53%
1,165 votes
No
38%
837 votes
Read it? I collected them
2%
40 votes
Never heard of it
7%
158 votes
If you have read the magazine, you may already know some of this MAD trivia. How many of these did you already know?

2. If you have read the magazine, you may already know some of this MAD trivia. How many of these did you already know?

The magazine's mascot— Alfred E Neuman went unnamed until a staff member noticed the name of Alfred Newman in the credits of a movie. That Newman was a well-regarded film composer (and, incidentally, the uncle of composer Randy Newman). Hoping to forestall a lawsuit, the staff changed the spelling of Alfred's last name and added E as a middle initial.
15%
336 votes
Neuman later become so recognizable that a letter was delivered from New Zealand to MAD's New York offices without an address: The envelope simply had a drawing of Alfred on it.
6%
124 votes
Between 1955 and 2001, MAD ran no real ads. They ran plenty of parody ads, though, viciously mocking nearly every product you could name.
13%
280 votes
The magazine's peak circulation was 2,132,644. This occurred in 1974, despite intense competition from a (slightly) more grownup satirical magazine, the National Lampoon.
5%
116 votes
Artist Al Jaffee, now 98, has been with MAD almost from the beginning. He created the famous Fold-In—the back cover that reveals a new picture when doubled over—in 1964 after seeing the fold-outs in magazines like National Geographic, Playboy, and Life.
9%
189 votes
"Weird" Al Yankovic was named as a guest editor—their first—for the magazine's May 2015 issue.
7%
159 votes
The famous feature "Spy Vs. Spy" was created by Cuban cartoonist Antonio Prohias, who the Cuban government suspected of working for the CIA
8%
183 votes
A character named Moxie Cowznofski was introduced in the late 1950s as a female companion for Alfred. She made only a handful of cover appearances, possibly due to the fact she looked alarmingly like her significant other.
3%
72 votes
Knew all
4%
85 votes
Knew none
44%
969 votes
Not familiar with this magazine
19%
418 votes
Neuman's famous catch phrase was "What, me worry?" and he regularly appeared on the cover with his face often replacing that of a celebrity or character who is lampooned within the issue.
24%
519 votes
Sadly, many magazines have shut down publication recently. All of these magazines ceased publication within the last few years, although many still have online content. Are there any magazines on this list that you used to read on a regular basis, or from time to time?

3. Sadly, many magazines have shut down publication recently. All of these magazines ceased publication within the last few years, although many still have online content. Are there any magazines on this list that you used to read on a regular basis, or from time to time?

Brides Magazine (print ended May 2019)
7%
143 votes
InformationWeek (print ended June 2013)
2%
44 votes
Computerworld (print ended June 2014)
5%
113 votes
Teen Vogue (print ended December 2017)
7%
151 votes
Jet (print ended June 2014)
5%
110 votes
Nylon (print ended October 2017)
2%
42 votes
SELF (print ended February 2017)
10%
226 votes
Redbook (last print edition January 2019)
21%
467 votes
Glamour magazine (last print edition January 2019)
18%
389 votes
None
61%
1,343 votes
07/08/2019 Business 2202 37 By: Harriet56

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