We have just returned from a grueling, and by grueling we mean fantastic, excursion to New York where we interviewed 14 (count ’em!) MAD artists, writers, editors, art department-ers – anyone who would sit down for us long enough to stick a microphone in their face!
The list of interviewees:
John Ficarra – Executive Editor
Sam Viviano – Art Director
Ryan Flanders – Associate Art Director
Charlie Kadau – Senior Editor
Jacob Lambert – Associate Editor
Dave Croatto – Associate Editor
Tim Carvell – Head Writer “The Daily Show”, MAD writer
Paul Coker – MAD legend/artist
Tom Richmond – MAD artist
Teresa Burns Parkhurst – MAD writer/artist
Peter Kuper – MAD writer/artist
Richard Williams – MAD artist
Drew Friedman – MAD artist
Tom Bunk – MAD artist
Not too shabby!
Let the transcribing begin!