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'Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead': EW review

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Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
92 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/25/15
genre:
Documentary, Comedy, Biography

We gave it an A

Best known for a cover showing a mutt with a gun pointed to its head and the tagline “If you don’t buy this magazine, we’ll kill this dog,” National Lampoon captured the outrageous humor of the ’70s counter-culture and became the merry-prankster farm team for Saturday Night Live and Animal House. Douglas Tirola’s doc about the satirical bible’s rise and fall is fascinating, funny, smart, juvenile, tragic, and likely to offend just about everyone. It’s a must-see for anyone who cares about comedy. A