The Resource A Futile and Stupid Gesture : : How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever, Josh Karp, (electronic resource)

A Futile and Stupid Gesture : : How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever, Josh Karp, (electronic resource)

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A Futile and Stupid Gesture : : How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever
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A Futile and Stupid Gesture :
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How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever
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Josh Karp
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Now a Netflix original film starring Will Forte, Domhnall Gleeson, and Emmy Rossum. Comic genius Doug Kenney cofounded National Lampoon, cowrote Animal House and Caddyshack, and changed the face of American comedy before mysteriously falling to his death at the age of 33. This is the first-ever biography of Kenney-- the heart and soul of National Lampoon reconstructing the history of that magazine as it redefined American humor, complete with all its brilliant and eccentric characters. Filled with vivid stories from New York, Harvard Yard, Hollywood, and Middle America, this chronicle shares how the magazine spawned a comedy revolution with the radio shows, stage productions, and film projects that launched the careers of John Belushi, Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, and Gilda Radner, while inspiring Saturday Night Live and everything else funny that's happened since 1970. Based on more than 130 interviews conducted with key players including Chevy Chase, Harold Ramis, P. J. O'Rourke, John Landis, and others and boasting behind-the-scenes stories of how Animal House and Caddyshack were made, this book helps capture the nostalgia, humor, and enduring legacy that Doug Kenney instilled in National Lampoon -- America's greatest humor magazine
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individual biography
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070.5/72092
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PN4900.N324
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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adult
A Futile and Stupid Gesture : : How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever, Josh Karp, (electronic resource)
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A Futile and Stupid Gesture : : How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever, Josh Karp, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource (434 pages)
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9781569762271
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