Categories People This is sad news! I used to love Mad MAgazine when I was a kid. Post author By Dan Post date May 24, 2002 R.I.P. Dave Berg, whose irreverent and affectionate cartoons for Mad magazine captured “The Lighter Side” of life in suburban America for more than 40 years, died on Friday. He was 81. ← Me loves music! → Go get ’em Em!