Same here!NMRodo wrote:I didn't realize "Wait... It's Ronald Reagan" was referring to the zombie ice skating until I saw the video. And that makes it infinitely funnier.
arewethereyet wrote:What years are you referring to? (Just trying to see who was reading who . . . my husband is 64.)
Killingsworth wrote:I loved MAD as a kid, too...but I don't really see any MAD specific humor in that line. It would probably fit better in the Kurtzman era, though. He's probably referring to the one liners in the margins they occasionaly had next to Sergio Aragones cartoons.
mrmeadows wrote:I would have guessed he was referring to the background gags in a typical MAD movie or TV parody panel, particularly those illustrated by Mort Drucker. For instance, here is a Drucker splash panel from their spoof of the movie "Coma", which features the characters and funny dialogue, but also all kinds of shenanigans in the background that might be missed without careful scrutiny: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zMsg9U8UoyM/SfZncf8XF_I/AAAAAAAADZE/_73HWri_pBU/s1600-h/Drucker+group+pictures+011.jpg
(There's even a surgeon carrying a chainsaw! Hmmmmm....)
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