Off the Wall

Japing capitalism's chronicle

"We are pleased to announce a change in management," intones a somber-looking display advertisement. But behind the familiar type and layout style is not the characteristically purposeful lineup of executives in a boardroom. Instead, a body in a business suit crashes out through a skyscraper window.

Welcome to Off the Wall Street Journal, a wickedly effective parody of the U.S.'s leading business newspaper. Modeled after a 1980 send-up of the New York Times, (called Not the New York Times) and put together by former National Lampoon Editor Tony Hendra, along with...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!