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ON THE SHELF

The Advocate

By Stephen O. Saxe

If the humor in the Yale issue of the Lampoon is worth 25 cents, the corresponding Yale Record should be valued at about $2.50. The Yale magazine is an honest and successful attempt to be entertaining, in spite of the 58 (by actual count) two-line gags. Most of the cartoons are funny; commentaries and stories are consistently amusing. Especially delightful are five two-page spreads of words and pictures on familiar undergraduate situations.

All this proves one thing. The Lampoon has its Ibis, but the Yale Record has its own rara avis: a Sense of Humor.

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