MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Ellin Stein

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    Carol Cleveland, the Seventh PythonTalking with the woman who appeared in all of Monty Python’s projects as their so-called “glamour stooge.”
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    Gossiping About Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart With a Living LegendAngela Allen, the last surviving crew member of classics like The African Queen and The Third Man, dishes about her 50-plus years in Hollywood.
  3. 6 Things We Learned During Mel Brooks’s Q&A in London Last NightIn the mood for some Mel Brooks anecdotes?
  4. Doug Kenney, My Teenage PalI met Doug Kenney, the subject of Netflix’s new biopic A Futile and Stupid Gesture, when I interviewed him for a New York radio station right […]
  5. The National Lampoon Gets Lovingly Remembered in ‘Drunk Stoned Brilliant […]If you were a teen in the 90s or later, you probably associate the National Lampoon brand with sophomoric movies (Pledge This! anyone?), if […]
  6. Big and Glossy and Wonderful: The Birth of the ‘National Lampoon’ MagazineThe first issue of the National Lampoon appeared in April 1970 and sold fewer than half of the five hundred thousand copies printed. Some […]