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.
The NLRH ran from March 17, 1973 to December 28, 1974, and was broadcast on hundreds of stations nationwide. It was one of the best radio comedy shows ever produced, and introduced many talented perfomers to a national audience for the first time, including Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Christopher Guest, Michael O’Donoghue, Bill Murray, Brian
Talk about friends in high places! I was recently contacted by the woman who appeared on the cover of Vol. 1, No. 1, April 1970 (Sex) issue of National Lampoon, who now lives in the mountains of a western state. She graciously let me in on the story of how she happened to get on that cover. (I promised