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
Title
A futile and stupid gesture
Title remainder
how Doug Kenney and National lampoon changed comedy forever
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Josh Karp
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Language
eng
Summary
The ultimate biography of National Lampoon and its cofounder Doug Kenney, this book offers the first complete history of the immensely popular magazine and its brilliant and eccentric characters. With wonderful stories of the comedy scene in New York City in the 1970s and National Lampoon's place at the center of it, this chronicle shares how the magazine spawned a popular radio show and two long-running theatrical productions that helped launch the careers of John Belushi, Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, and Gilda Radner and went on to inspire Saturday Night Live. More than 130 interviews were conducted with people connected to Kenney and the magazine, including Chevy Chase, John Hughes, P. J. O'Rourke, Tony Hendra, Sean Kelly, Chris Miller, and Bruce McCall. These interviews and behind-the-scenes stories about the making of both Animal House and Caddyshack help to capture the nostalgia, humor, and popular culture that National Lampoon inspires
Biography type
contains biographical information
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COO
Dewey number
  • 070.5/72092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4900.N324
LC item number
K37 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-391) and index
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn191952895
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 402 p., [16] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781556526848
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill.
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remote

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