- By Matty Simmons

If You Don't Buy This Book, We'll Kill This Dog!: Life, Laughs, Love, and Death at the National Lampoon

  • Title: If You Don't Buy This Book, We'll Kill This Dog!: Life, Laughs, Love, and Death at the National Lampoon
  • Author: Matty Simmons
  • ISBN: 9781569800027
  • Page: 260
  • Format: Hardcover
  • If You Don t Buy This Book We ll Kill This Dog Life Laughs Love and Death at the National Lampoon None

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    1 thought on “If You Don't Buy This Book, We'll Kill This Dog!: Life, Laughs, Love, and Death at the National Lampoon

    1. As the publisher of National Lampoon magazine from its inception in 1970 until he was effectively forced out in a corporate takeover in 1989, Matty Simmons was at the epicenter of American humor, surrounded by the creative and volatile personalities that would shape comedy publications, TV and movies during those two decades and beyond. He worked on a daily basis with brilliant comedy writers like Michael O'Donoghue, Doug Kenney and P.J. O'Rourke. He oversaw the production of the stage show 'Lem [...]

    2. The unbelievable true story of the National Lampoon, and the geniuses who created it, written by someone who was there. If you were a fan of the magazine, this is a must read.

    3. bittersweet memoir of lampoon life. At times Matty's anger at others clouds the story. Definitely a ripping piece. Not an exceptionally good book.

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