National Lampoon Launches Video Site


National Lampoon launched user-generated-video and social-networking site (

The programmer said the site’s content falls under three categories: extreme sports -- “with sports loosely defined as the kind of painful pratfalls and face plants that young adults can't seem to get enough of” -- drunken debauchery and show us your butts. will also feature footage from feature film National Lampoon's TV: The Movie, which is due out later this year and stars writer/director Sam Maccarone, Steve-O and the rest of the Jackass cast.

“ needs to be the first place Internet viewers turn to for truly knuckleheaded behavior captured on video, and nobody knows the knuckleheaded like National Lampoon," National Lampoon CEO Daniel Laikin said in a prepared statement. “This is our long-awaited jump into the user-generated content and social-network arena, and we are excited to be here.”