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Dave Berg
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Artist
    (December 6, 1920-May 5, 2002)
    Cartoonist for Mad Magazine
    Wrote a series of paperback books called 'Mad's Dave Berg Looks At...' (U.S.A., People, Things, Modern Thinking, Our Sick World and Living)
    Authored 'My Friend God' and 'Roger Kaputnik and God'
    He was Jewish and would chide Mad publisher William M. Gaines about being an atheist.
    He greeted Gaines daily with 'May God give you his blessing,' and Gaines would politely reply, 'Dave, shut the hell up!'
    He sometimes came off as a judgmental, Andy Rooney-like curmudgeon in his comics.
    He smoked a pipe.
    He worked at Mad for forty years.
    His 'Lighter Side of' column provided a gentle counterpoint to the more violent humor that Mad specialized in.
    He frequently included drawings of himself and his co-workers in his comics.
    He jokingly made up the pseudonym Roger Kaputnik for himself as a boy to keep his mother from having to remember the names of all her children, and adopted it as his alter ego in his work.

Credit: Jon Mullich


    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 3 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 12 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 15 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 31.25% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 38.46% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 19 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 53 Votes: 41.51% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 31 Votes: 38.71% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 136 Votes: 44.12% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 140 Votes: 46.43% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 324 Votes: 43.83% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 280 Votes: 43.93% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 647 Votes: 42.66% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2224 Votes: 35.21% Annoying
 
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