PJ O’Rourke –
Writer, political satirist, gonzo great.
November 14, 1947 – February 15, 2022
Aged 74 years.
Most recognized for: When the bulk of their talent was jumping ship for SNL in the mid-70’s, PJ kept National Lampoon afloat as editor-in-chief while contributing Pulitzer-worthy pieces like “How to Drive Fast on Drugs While Getting Your Wing-Wang Squeezed and Not Spill Your Drink.” He went on to be a successful author and contributor to various publications before the old cigar-chomping smartass got redacted by lung cancer.