5 Jul 2019

Goodbye Mad magazine

From The Panel, 4:23 pm on 5 July 2019

The seminal American MAD magazine is to cease regular publication. 

Some younger listeners might react by going what ? 

Older listeners will react by going what? Me worry? A famous line out of the comics

Mad magazine started in the US in 1952 as a comic book and became known for its sharp satire, cheerful daftness, Alfred E Neuman, things like the fold out and Spy vs Spy. Its was an American icon. We speak to Tom Scott about why it was important. 

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