Matty Simmons, R.I.P.

Former publisher of the National Lampoon Matty Simmons has died at the age of 93. Besides helping to found the magazine with editors Henry Beard, Doug Kenney, and Rob Hoffman, Simmons was responsible for taking National Lampoon to Hollywood with the hit comedy Animal House and the Vacation movie series.

New York Times Obituary

LA Times Obituary

New York magazine

One comment on “Matty Simmons, R.I.P.

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    I found a mint condition NatLampCo map of the world with the bottom serrations intact. It is SO politically incorrect as to be unfit for display except for severely maladjusted sociopaths. Any interest?

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