Firesign Theater’s Peter Bergman: 1939-2012

Writer and comedian Peter Bergman, best known as a member of the surrealist troupe The Firesign Theater, died last night of complications from leukemia. He was 72.

Here is a selection of classic, short bits Peter did with Firesign Theatre:

Louis Marshman Editorial: [MP3]
Shoes for Industry: [MP3]
Giant Toad Supermarket: [MP3]
Mr. Liverface: [MP3]
Rock or Roll Memory Bank: [MP3]

(Image: Firesign, in 1971. Thanks, Taylor Jessen)

Via Boing Boing

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~ by The 1955 Hudson on March 9, 2012.

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