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One of the happiest experiences in the short history of Snobsite has been the opportunity to work with Mad magazine’s great Al Jaffee on “Snobby Answers to Loser Questions,” the maiden entry in our newish Snob Comix! section. (Look for a new contribution by another name cartoonist soon.) But never would we have anticipated that the 84-year-old Mr. Jaffee would enjoy a veritable summer of Rock Snobbery: not only does his work appear on this site, but Beck’s new video for “Girl,” which can be viewed on Beck’s Web site, is an elaborately constructed homage to Mr. Jaffee’s famous fold-ins for Mad! In this article, Beck explains that the video is his “East L.A. tribute to Al Jaffee.” As Mrs. Jaffee, Joyce, told Snobsite, “Pretty hot stuff, eh?”

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