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News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Robert Grossman, R.I.P.

Robert Grossman, the prolific and talented illustrator and caricaturist, died on March 18, 2018, at the age of 78. He did several covers and other pieces for the National Lampoon over the years, most famously the fold-out cover depicting Richard Nixon as Pinocchio for the August 1972 (The Miracle of Democracy) issue. I actually met

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Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Lampoon Getting New Owners

Remember that item I just posted yesterday about the article in Vanity Fair chronicling the sad state of National Lampoon over the last two decades or so? Tipster Logan Lee is back with more news, and this time it can’t wait: National Lampoon, Inc. is under new ownership, purchased by PalmStar Media for nearly $12

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Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Big Dirty Duck Book Forthcoming

Reader Rob informs me that a new large format book, comprising nearly all of Bobby London’s Dirty Duck strips, is coming out in June. I know Dirty Duck from the National Lampoon, but the strip also appeared earlier in Air Pirates Funnies and later in Playboy, and apparently in a few other places. (I wonder if it includes the

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Category: News

News about National Lampoon and related topics.

Satire in the Age of Trump

George Hunka (the guy who tipped me off on the NatLamp PDFs in the previous item) has written Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, and Still Dead, a very thoughtful essay on the history and legacy of the National Lampoon and the current state of satire.