Contrary to Matty Simmons’ opinion, late period National Lampoon was not boring. In fact, that short-lived period of the magazine was really underrated. Take for example this piece written by Robert Leighton that ran in the December issue of 1991. It’s weird, conceptual and feels like a bit you would see during the early years of Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
Sick Jokes From the Future
(Don’t ask us how we came by these – that’s our business. But if you really want to stay ahead of the pack, here are three sick jokes you will hear, and presumably understand, ten years from now.)
Did you hear Ralph Lauren’s defense strategy?
He’s arguing that the problem stems from his genes!
What’s the difference between Dennis L. Ruttinger and a fireplace attendant?
One stokes chimneys the other chokes Stimneys!
What’s the name of Shari Lewis’s new puppet?