Michael O'Donoghue (January 5, 1940 – November 8, 1994) was an American comedian and writer best known as a founding contributor to National Lampoon magazine magazine and the first head writer of Saturday Night Live.
Mr. Mike's America: A Comic's Trek with SNL's First Head Writer (1983)
Mr. Mike's America: A Comic's Trek with SNL's First Head Writer by Paul Slansky, Playboy, March 1983
- Any time a whole bunch of kids like something, they find a reason to ban it. If kids suddenly started stuffing napkins into their pockets and really liked doing that, they'd find a reason to forbid it.
- The key to a successful restaurant is dressing girls in degrading clothes.
- Nothing important has ever come out of San Francisco, Rice-A-Roni aside.