The Harvard Lampoon debuted in February 1876 and is the world's longest continually published humor magazine. Written by seven undergraduates and modeled on Punch, the British humor magazine, Lampoon alumni include comedians Conan O'Brien, Andy Borowitz, Greg Daniels, Jim Downey, Al Jean, and B. J. Novak.
Jim Meskimen is an accomplished actor, impressionist, and voice artist whose work has been seen and heard for thirty years. His television appearances include the acclaimed British comedy-improv show Whose Line Is it, Anyway? and his feature film debut was in The Paper, directed by Ron Howard, for whom Jim went on to work on four subsequent films.