The New National Lampoon Radio Hour Podcast Debuts Next Month

Back in September, it was announced that National Lampoon — now undergoing a revival thanks to former Seeso head Evan Shapiro — will bring back the classic radio show The National Lampoon Radio Hour in podcast form, and the cast of comedians attached to the project is very exciting. Difficult People alum Cole Escola serves as head writer and producer, stand-up Jo Firestone serves as senior writer and producer, and both double as performers alongside. The ensemble includes rising comedians Rachel PegramBrett DavisMaeve HigginsAlex EnglishLorelei RamirezMegan StalterAaron Jackson, and Martin Urbano. In addition to the main cast, the podcast will feature special guest appearances by Rachel Dratch, Chris Gethard, and Amy Sedaris, and it will be released in both audio and video form. The 11-episode, half-hour show will launch on the Forever Dog podcast network on Thursday, December 19, ahead of National Lampoon’s 50th anniversary next year — and we have the very first promo right here. As Firestone says in the clip, “What else would you want? What else would you want?” No, seriously: What else would you want? Let Jo and Cole know, maybe they can help you out with that.

The National Lampoon Radio Hour Podcast Debuts Next Month