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Review: Making WET

WETI guess I have a soft-spot for weird, short-lived magazines.  I’ve talked about how much I love RAW here before, and now I’ve just read Leonard Koren’s book Making WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing about, well, making WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing.  That was probably pretty obvious. Unlike RAW, though, I’ve never seen a copy of WET — but I was hipped to it when MetaFilter ran an incredibly interesting piece on it.  Once I read the articles linked, I knew I had to have this book.

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A MAD Look at MAD Music

Mad Magazine Flexidisc
Mad Magazine Flexidisc (Photo credit: Jacob Whittaker)

For most of its history, MAD magazine has been at the forefront of gleefully juvenile printed humor. Its pop culture spoofs are legendary, its cartoonists among the finest humorists of their generation. But along the way, MAD created some of the most fun (and suitably warped) musical creations of the 20th century.

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