Contest: Chicago, see the new National Lampoon documentary early and for free

Though the National Lampoon is no longer in circulation, its legacy is undeniable: From Saturday Night Live to The Onion to, of course, films like Animal House and Vacation, it’s had major impact on modern American comedy. Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead, the new documentary from Douglas Tirola, takes an in-depth look at the pop-culture pioneer, from its humble college campus beginnings to its meteoric Hollywood rise and eventual fall. Featuring interviews from stars like Chevy Chase and Judd Apatow, the doc tells the story of the groundbreaking publication from the perspectives of the people that made it and those that have since been influenced by its style. Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story Of The National Lampoon hits theaters and VOD on September 25, but The A.V. Club and Magnolia Pictures has an opportunity for you to see it for free on September 17. For your chance to …

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