Aykroyd, Chase Writing New Comedy Script

Twenty-seven years after the release of their last film together, Dan Aykroyd announced via his Facebook page Tuesday that he and former Saturday Night Live alum Chevy Chase are preparing to write a screenplay together. “Chevy (Chase) and I are about to start work on a script concept for a comedy movie,” wrote Aykroyd, who […]

New Book Lists America’s 50 Funniest Writers

James Thurber, Woody Allen and David Sedaris are among America’s 50 funniest writers, living and dead, as suggested by comedian and satirist Andy Borowitz (left) in his new book The 50 Funniest American Writers: An Anthology of Humor from Mark Twain to The Onion published by The Library of America. Also making the grade were: […]

Drunk Stoned…A Lively Reminder of Forgotten Era

A hip, subversive, and often bawdy publication, the National Lampoon magazine was – popularity wise – The Onion of it’s time, bursting onto the scene in April 1970 before delivering a career-launching theater production (Lemmings), sending key contributors to a then-emerging Saturday Night Live, and releasing a comedy classic in Animal House. But like a […]