Wile E. Coyote Column

…FWIW, in the early 80s National Lampoon (when it was funny)did a technically perfect story called ‘Coyote v. Acme’, the account of Mr. Coyote’s lawsuit against the company and its products. The jury found for Acme at the end of the story - but NatLamp got so much irate mail on it that they wrote a story a couple months later where the Coyote appealed and won.
For my money, it was a perfect way to end the saga.S

And the column in question is, Did Wile E. Coyote ever catch the Road Runner?

If anyone’s interested in reading the “transcript” of the court case, written by Ian Frazier in The New Yorker, there’s an excerpt here:

Wile E.'s Motion