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  • Originally posted by BBC
    Mad Magazine to cease publication of new material
    US satirical publication Mad Magazine is ceasing publication of new material after 67 years.

    The magazine will stop publishing new content after its next 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 fans responded to the news to share their disappointment. Some described how influential the magazine had been growing up.

    Mad Magazine was known for its striking front covers, in which it parodies both current affairs and popular television programmes. It often featured the magazine's gap-toothed child mascot Alfred E. Newman on the cover.

    The magazine was founded in 1952 and began life as a comic book before changing to a magazine format in 1955.

    DC, which publishes the magazine, told ABC in a statement: "After issue #10 this fall there will no longer be new content - except for the end of year specials which will always be new. So starting with issue #11, the magazine will feature classic, best of and nostalgic content from the last 67 years."

    Many people, including singer and comedian "Weird Al" Yankovic, shared their sadness at new content coming to an end.

    He said: "I can't begin to describe the impact it had on me as a young kid - it's pretty much the reason I turned out weird. Goodbye to one of the all-time greatest American institutions."
    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48865342

    I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
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    • Uncle Sparky
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      I guess Alfred E Neuman has passed the torch to Donald J Trump...
      Last edited by Uncle Sparky; July 4, 2019, 13:47.

  • Happy Donald Trump Day!!!
    There's nothing wrong with the dream, my friend, the problem lies with the dreamer.

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    • I read he wants tanks to roll....
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      • Uncle Sparky
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        … and more than one flyby … Who will be the patriotic soldier to re-enact the death of Lincoln at the Lincoln memorial... greatest commemoration ever!

    • Originally posted by BeBro View Post
      I read he wants tanks to roll....
      Especially those brand new Sherman tanks.
      I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
      Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
      Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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      • This years 'Song of Summer' just a podcast about impeachment...

        https://www.thebeaverton.com/2019/07...GjLsF618aJJgFk
        There's nothing wrong with the dream, my friend, the problem lies with the dreamer.

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        • What happened to the thread?

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          • The US is clearly the most advanced nation on earth. According to Trump, we had airports in the late 1770ís.
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            • Originally posted by pchang View Post
              The US is clearly the most advanced nation on earth. According to Trump, we had airports in the late 1770ís.
              The Battle of the Baggage Claim was most brutal.
              Originally posted by BBC
              Donald Trump's 'airport' revolution sees people rewrite history
              A speech by the president of the United States will always get attention, especially on 4 July.

              But Donald Trump's 2019 address to mark America's Independence Day has been flying around on social media more than usual.

              During the address in Washington DC, Mr Trump suggested the Continental Army "took over the airports" during the revolutionary war against Britain in the late 18th Century.

              It's not clear exactly what Mr Trump was referring to. The first successful plane to take flight was the Wright Flyer, in the US, in 1903 - more than 100 years later.

              In response, people have been adding their own, imagined references to air travel within established history.

              The hashtag #revolutionarywarairportstories has been used nearly 4,000 times on Twitter so far, and the term Revolutionary War used more than 16,000 times.

              Twitter user @King_Of_Shade invented the Battle of Baggage Claim in 1776.
              ...
              User SlumdogSkillionaire commented: "By the end of the war there was not a single airport on the continent that was under British control. The troops were nothing if not thorough."

              While another user added that: "Not a single RAF aircraft was in the skies above America during the Battle of Yorktown. What a strategic accomplishment!"
              https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-48880867

              I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
              Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
              Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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              • Uncle Sparky
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                Trump was simply declassifying Top Secret information again. This is his right, as the really smart president.
                Too bad Huckabee Sanders isn't around anymore, to exclaim, "He clearly said 'harbours', not 'airports'."

            • Behold! The Unrivaled craftsmanship of the Smurfette Melania!
              Originally posted by BBC
              New Melania Trump statue in Slovenia gets mixed reviews
              A tongue-in-cheek statue of US First Lady Melania Trump has appeared on the outskirts of her Slovenian hometown.

              US artist Brad Downey hired a local chainsaw artisan, Ales Zupevc, to carve the likeness out of a tree trunk outside the town of Sevnica.

              The result was a wooden rendering of Mrs Trump dressed in a blue coat with a club-like hand gesturing to the sky.

              Some residents described it as "a disgrace", a "Smurfette", saying "it doesn't look anything like Melania".

              Downey told Reuters news agency he wanted to "have a dialogue" with the US political situation.

              The artist has an exhibition in Slovenia's capital Ljubljana until late August. The gallery reportedly suggested the statue "might only be a slapstick prank" in a leaflet.

              Downey's previous works include Wisdom Testicles and Cactus Hand.

              Sevnica has become a tourist magnet ever since Donald Trump was elected US president in 2016, and Ms Trump - a famous former resident - became the first lady.
              https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48890660

              I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
              Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
              Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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              • Rather Picasso-esque.
                No, I did not steal that from somebody on Something Awful.

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                • DR Congo Police Killed, 'Disappeared' 27 Young Men and Boys - HRW

                  Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo killed and forcibly disappeared the young men and boys during an anti-crime campaign between May and September 2018. The campaign, known among the police as "Operation Likofi IV," targeted alleged gang members in Congo's capital, Kinshasa, a Human Rights Watch report reveals.

                  https://allafrica.com/view/group/mai.../00066451.html

                  KULUNAahhh...

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                  • Manspreading SOLVED:
                    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...spreading.html

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                    • pchang
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                      The woman’s chair needs to be motorized

                    • spambot
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                      Man's chair needs a butt plug.

                  • Could someone please mansplain this to me?
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                    • This thread has fallen off the first page. There is nothing more that is newsworthy. All previously newsworthy events are now tabloid worthy only.
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                      • He's not wrong...
                        No, I did not steal that from somebody on Something Awful.

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