January 4, 2014 The term "Rube Goldberg machine" has become shorthand for a convoluted contraption made up of a series of chain reactions. But Goldberg was also a real person, whose ideas for whimsical devices have captivated imaginations for decades.
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April 9, 2009 Launched with lofty aspirations in 1957 by Mad magazine founding editor Harvey Kurtzman and other Mad regulars, Humbug lasted only 11 issues. A loving hardcover reissue now revives this snarky piece of comic history.
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