College humor magazines

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Many colleges and universities publish satirical journals conventionally referred to as "humor magazines." Among the most famous: the Harvard Lampoon, which gave rise to the National Lampoon in 1970, The Yale Record, the nation's oldest college humor magazine (founded in 1872), Princeton Tiger Magazine, the University of Pennsylvania Punch Bowl, which was founded in 1899, the Dartmouth Jack-O-Lantern, founded in 1908, and The Brown Jug, founded in 1920. Many of these publications have a rich and illustrious history, although the genre peaked in the 1970s and some journals now survive only in their online format. However, magazines like the Lampoon and the Punch Bowl remain satires of themselves today.[citation needed] Notable contemporary mentions are The Emory Spoke and The Fourth Crown, two of the few college humor magazines founded after the American Civil Rights Movement.

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