Your Unauthorized Guide to the Golden Age of National Lampoon Magazine

92. Wild Ride Story

March 23, 2004

Q: Do you remember a story in one of the issues about a kid who thinks he is dreaming when a woman knocks at his window and takes him on a wild ride in her car ending with him firing missiles at his high school?

A: That would be “The Spy Who Wore Nothing” by John Hughes from the column “Big John’s Couch-time Stories For Men” in the August 1980 (Anxiety) issue. (Thanks again to E. Nice for the answer.)


This is The Spy Who Wore Nothing, by John Hughes, from the column Big John's Couch-time Stories For Men in the August 1980 (Anxiety) ish.

—E Nice

March 24, 2004 7:15 am

Thanks, E!


June 17, 2004 1:29 pm

That was the fuckin'funniest story I ever read in NL. My brother told me it was actually Doug Kenney that wrote that even though its listed as John Hughes or somegthing! I have to get that issue back. thanks very much.


October 10, 2008 6:58 am

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