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Founded in the 1970s, The National Lampoon was a groundbreaking humor magazine that pushed the limits of taste and acceptability, launching the careers of legends like John Belushi and Bill Murray. Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead chronicles its founding, growth, demise and everything in between.
Offering a platform to some of the biggest names in 1970s comedy, National Lampoon was an American institution. Through an all-star array of talking heads, this hugely entertaining documentary breezes through the magazine’s irreverent history to elucidate its defining role in the cultural zeitgeist.