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''How to be a MAD Non-Conformist''
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!! General

MAD poisoned/redeemed my mind early-on; my uncles had a couple shelves of the reprint paperbacks that I would go through on holidays and summers-at-my-grandparents' house. In particular ''Up Madison Avenue'' instilled me with a deep-set suspicion of advertising. Suspicion is probably the wrong word. Skepticism is more likely.


At some point I found a foot-high stack of actual issues from the late sixties; they had disappeared from the house by the late-nineties, however, and nobody claimed responsibility for having them. DAMN!

I still have a soft-spot for Mad. I've got several of the decade-collections, and the covers. [[|Mad About Comic Strips]] left me somewhat cold, and I eventually sold my copy on Amazon.

!! Mad "knockoffs"

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