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I discovered the National Lampoon in its second issue back in 1970, in my tender and formative years. I shudder to confess how much I learned, or believed I was learning, about the adult world from its pages. (I also shudder to think what those old issues would be worth now on E-Bay, but that's just spilt crême fraiche, isn't it?)

These fond memories come rushing back as The Onion interviews P.J. O'Rourke, including a long look back at his years with the Lampoon. Trust me: it was a Golden Age of Humor.

[Link out of Hit & Run by Tim Blair.]

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