"like a Mongol burning hot…"
Sharp-eyed visitors will notice a subtle, but fundamental change to the look of Mark’s Very Large National Lampoon Site. As of November 5, there are no longer any National Lampoon graphics anywhere on the site. This change was made at the request of J2 Communications, current owner of the NatLampCo empire, such as it is. I haven’t seen it,
Reader (and cartoonist) Kit Lively informs me that several former National Lampoon contributors are regularly featured in Cracked magazine, including Andy Simmons (who is also one of the editors), Ron Barrett (who did Politenessman), Jeff Wong, Ed Subitzky, and Randy Jones.
A radio profile of Christopher Guest is likely to be broadcast sometime in early spring 1999 on National Public Radio affiliates. Though he is now best known for his movie work (This Is Spïnal Tap, The Princess Bride, Waiting for Guffman) and a short stint on Saturday Night Live during the ’80s, Guest was a
"Dr. Fun’s Magic Show."
"The Deeds of Hercules Amongst the North Americans"
"Disco Beaver From Outer Space"
Many visitors have placed (free) buy/sell/trade ads on the new Classifieds page and more are being added every few days. Check it out! Update: Actually, don’t do that. I pulled the plug on that in 2015. Sorry.