MAD magazine leaving newsstands after 67-year run; formed inspiration for Montgomery County Commissioners Court budget methods

SAN FRANCISCO (AP and The Golden Hammer) — MAD, the long-running satirical magazine that influenced everyone from “Weird Al” Yankovic to the writers of “The Simpsons,” will be leaving newsstands after its August issue. MAD has been a cultural leader and a great developer of minds. Somehow, MAD avoided one political view or another, because […]

Montgomery County Commissioners Court loses all sense of propriety, passes $328 million budget with highest operational spending in history without meaningful review or public hearing

Montgomery County Commissioners Court loses all sense of propriety, passes $328 million budget with highest operational spending in history without meaningful review or public hearing

Image: Fester Bestertester would fit right in with the Montgomery County Commissioners Court, which passed a $328 million budget for Fiscal Year 2018 without meaningful review and without a public hearing. (Fester Bestertester was one of the great characters of MAD Magazine’s Don Martin.) Conroe, September 6 – The Montgomery County Commissioners Court passed a […]