Your Unauthorized Guide to the Golden Age of National Lampoon Magazine

191. Jimmy Durante Cartoon

January 19, 2010

Q: I believe it was the very early ’80s where there was a full page or two page cartoon (b&w pointalist style) of the goings on in the Jimmy Durante mansion… Jimmy basically boffing every starlet in Hollywood, with such notable lines as “I’m tellin’ ya toots, ya got what it takes!” and “A-cha-cha! And you thought just my nose was big!”

A: It was definitely a cartoon by Drew Friedman, and Frisia comes through with the answer: “The title is “Jimmy Durante Boffs Young Starlets”. It appeared in NL‘s January ’85 (Good Clean Sex) issue.” Thanks, Frisia!


Yes, it's by Drew Friedman; the title is "Jimmy Durante Boffs Young Starlets". It appeared in NL's January '85 (Good Clean Sex) issue.

—Frisia Balzoff

February 26, 2010 9:33 pm

Yer a doll, Frisia! Thanks.


February 28, 2010 10:19 pm

I remember his comment as, "And you fuckin' goils thought my *nose* was big!"


April 3, 2011 2:57 pm

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