Another issue of Crazy which, although possibly unfunny as many have suggested, is a time capsule into how the world was , in this case, September 1977.
After the deceptively realistic cover of the cast of Welcome Back, Kotter from Bob Larkin comes the interior content. There's actually not a parody of the show on the inside and this was probably used to cash in on the show's popularity:
The upper right corner of the letters page always had their mascot carrying a sign with a slogan. Funny how this one mentions imitators as the magazine was the most imitative of all the Mad competitors.
Parody of the sitcom One Day at a Time from Kent Gamble. I planned to post this a few weeks ago, but I swear, there's no Magic Whistle curse that kills off celebrities.
I was hesitant about posting this, which would never fly today, but in the 70s I guess they were considered a “safe stereotype”. I decided to post it for journalistic purposes, though I doubt the creators put this on their resumé.
Parody of The Gong Show drawn by David Wenzel
Hey, Melbourne! I'm coming to see you this week (Sydney, Adelaide and Wellington: you're next!) - I'm typing these words from Perth airport, after a *wonderful* time at the Perth Festival; my Australiasian tour for Walkaway has four more stops to go: ...
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