Well, it finally arrived today. The box is the usual DVD box size, but contains very little: The disc and a 1-page installation guide in a DVD jewelcase. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The DVD-ROM contains all the regular issues of National Lampoon ever published, from April 1970 to November 1998. Special issues,
A few people, who ordered from places other than Amazon.com, have written to tell me they’ve already got their copies, and for lower prices than Amazon.com. One is a seller on eBay called SellIt4U, and the other is Aramedia (see list of Amazon resellers here). Early reports say that the scan quality is not great,
Last month I wrote about the new collection of National Lampoon magazine about to be released on DVD. Naturally, I ordered it immediately from Amazon.com. Initially, it was supposed to ship at the end of September. Shortly after I ordered it, the expected ship date was moved to mid-to-late October. Today I was notified that
Chris Miller’s The Real Animal House was recently released in paperback. The new edition includes an additional 45-page early Sixties pop culture glossary. Available at Amazon and other fine book sellers. In other Chris Miller news, he has recently posted on his website two of his classic National Lampoon short stories, Telejester and Boxed In.
Apparently so. According to the information on Amazon.com, this little box contains every issue from 1970 to 1998. It’s not clear whether special issues (the Yearbook Parody, Encyclopedia of Humor, Very Large History of Comics, etc.) are included. I was very surprised to learn of this (thanks to Brian for the tip). I was under
An evening with some of the finest writers from the golden 1970s era of National Lampoon will be held August 27th, 2007 at The Hideout in Chicago. Admission: $5. Scheduled to appear are Chris Miller, Brian McConnachie and more. The event will be moderated by Josh Karp (author of A Futile and Stupid Gesture). More
Interesting piece by Sean Daniel on the Huffington Post website. (Thanks to Richard for the tip.)
Chris Miller’s handy early-sixties pop culture glossary from his Real Animal House book is now available on his website. Update: dead link n. An address of a World Wide Web page that no longer exists.
According to Levine Breaking News, National Lampoon is going to be producing its own films again. For the last twenty-odd years, films with the “Lampoon” name have been connected with the company in name only, through licensing deals, so this is a new thing. Best of luck, guys! (And thanks for the tip, Chris.) Update:
This is a new edition of the illustrated novelization of the movie that National Lampoon published as a special issue when Animal House was released. Chris Miller has more info about the new edition on his site. You can get the book from Amazon. Update: You can still get the book, but that “info” link