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    • A Futile and Stupid Gesture

    • How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever
    • By: Josh Karp
    • Narrated by: Chris Lutkin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    This ultimate biography of National Lampoon and its cofounder Doug Kenney offers the first complete history of the immensely popular magazine and its brilliant and eccentric characters. Relying on wonderful stories about the comedy scene in New York City in the 1970s and National Lampoon's place at the center of it, author Josh Karp chronicles 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Forever Young, Brilliant, and Tragic

    • By Joe Hill on 02-12-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Orson Welles's Last Movie

    • The Making of The Other Side of the Wind
    • By: Josh Karp
    • Narrated by: Keith Szarabajka
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    In the summer of 1970, legendary but self-destructive director Orson Welles returned to Hollywood from years of self-imposed exile in Europe and decided it was time to make a comeback movie. It was about a legendary self-destructive director who returns to Hollywood from years of self-imposed exile in Europe. Welles swore it wasn't autobiographical.

    Regular price: $20.97