Your Unauthorized Guide to the Golden Age of National Lampoon Magazine

September 1970, Vol. 1, No. 6 / Show Biz

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COVER: A revealing depiction of Minnie Mouse. This cover was the brainchild of publisher Matty Simmons. It also holds the dubious distinction of being the cause of the first lawsuit brought against National Lampoon, in this case by Disney.

Contents (listing only)


Letters, From the Editors

Horrorscope, Uncredited [Doug Kenney]

Mrs. Agnew’s Diary, Uncredited [Doug Kenney]

Dick Oldden

Travel Tours of Tomorrow

John and Yoko Unmasked, By Robert Goldman
“Was their marriage Made in Heaven or in Japan? Senior citizens want to know.”

College Concert Cutups, By Michel Choquette
“The comix for kids who have their eyes on the ball and their feet on the ground.”

The Comedians’ Wire Service, By Tony Hendra
“Click Israelis steal radar click they must be good thieves, they eat lox.”

Waiting in the Left Wings, By Michael O’Donoghue
“A day with radical starlet Nana Bijou…The New Breed!”

The Tragedy Team, By Tony Hendra
“What did the woodpecker say to the blind dog with only three legs?”

Screen Slime Magazine, By Doug Kenney and John Maslin
“Lester Lanin, Connie Francis and Flipper linked to L.A. love nest.”

The MBM Scandal Auction, By Mark Smith
“Some of the sentimental cinema souvenirs you missed out on.”

Cashing In on Charlie, By George Trow
“Or how to make a silk purse out of Sharon Tate’s ear.”

Raquel Welch Laid Bare, By Frank Kafka [Doug Kenney]
“Her first nude photos, live from the moon! Or something!”

The Shooting Gallery, Written and illustrated by Rick Meyerowitz
“A man who loves cute little rabbits can’t be all bad.”

Iron Curtain Calls, By Henry Beard and Michael O’Donoghue
“There’s no collective like the show collective, like no collective, I know…”

Stan Mack

Show Biz Match ‘Em Quiz

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