National Lampoon magazine National Lampoon was an American humor magazine which ran from to The magazine started out as a spinoff from the Harvard Lampoon National Lampoon magazine reached its height of popularity and critical acclaim during the s, when it had a far reaching effect on American humor and comedy The magazine spawned films, radio, live theatre, various sound recordings, and print National Lampoon Skip to main content Skip to main content List of National Lampoon films History The first of the National Lampoon movies was a not very successful made for TV movie called Disco Beaver from Outer Space, broadcast in . The second, and by far the most successful film, was National Lampoon s Animal House Starring John Belushi and written by Doug Kenney, Harold Ramis and Chris Miller, Animal House became one of the highest grossing comedy films of Mark s Very Large National Lampoon Site Your Robert Grossman, the prolific and talented illustrator and caricaturist, died on March , , at the age of .He did several covers and other pieces for the National Lampoon over the years, most famously the fold out cover depicting Richard Nixon as Pinocchio for the August The Miracle of Democracy issue. I actually met Grossman once. National Lampoon Covers National Lampoon Covers National Lampoon Old Version National Lampoon at this point is an icon To people of a certain age, they remember the counter culture magazine that pushed the boundaries in every conceivable direction. Can Anyone Repair National Lampoon s Devastated Brand When Alan Donnes, the first of the last three leaders of National Lampoon not to be sentenced to prison, joined the company, five years ago, he discovered that it was a magnet for off the wall Vacation Directed by Harold Ramis With Chevy Chase, Beverly D Angelo, Imogene Coca, Randy Quaid The Griswold family s cross country drive to the Walley World theme park proves to be much arduous than they ever anticipated. A Futile and Stupid Gesture How Doug Kenney and National A Futile and Stupid Gesture How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever Josh Karp on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Now a Netflix original film starring Will Forte, Domhnall Gleeson, and Emmy Rossum Comic genius Doug Kenney cofounded National Lampoon National Lampoon s Blackball Rotten Tomatoes A full on local crowd pleaser, Blackball takes the genteel sport of, uh, lawn bowling and comes up with a shameless slice of Brit flag waving comedy.