Daily Giz Wiz 76: A Tribute to William M. Gaines

Episode 76 of the podcast

Subject: Review of A Tribute to William M. Gaines
Released:Monday 5 June 2006
Length:about 14 minutes
Download file:DGW-076.mp3 (6.6 MB)
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A tribute to William M. Gaines, founder and publisher of Mad Magazine

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A Tribute To William M. Gaines
The first DGW not to feature a gadget, this is a tribute to William M. Gaines, the founder of Mad Magazine, who died 14 years ago this past weekend on 3 June 1992 at the age of 70.  Dick has created a website in his memory at www.williammgaines.com.

Did you know?

Bill Gaines once threatened to sue Playboy Magazine.  Over what?
There was an interesting story behind how Mad turned from a comics book into a satire magazine.  Listen to this and other stories about Bill Gaines.
This was the first DGW recorded by Dick and Leo face-to-face, which they did in a Japanese restaurant in Toronto.

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