William Gaines

June 1992
U.S. News & World Report;6/15/92, Vol. 112 Issue 23, p20
Announces that `Mad' magazine publisher William Gaines died in his sleep last week at the age of 70. `Mad' magazine lampooned every icon Americans hold dear for the past 40 years; Examples of some of the magazine's parodies; Gaines was the spiritual ancestor of shows like `Saturday Night Live' and `Late Night With David Letterman.'


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