Firesign Theatre

  • Gillmor Gang: Back to Mono

    Gillmor Gang: Back to Mono

    The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — go forward into the past with the Firesign Theatre’s David Ossman. The occasion: Doc Searls’ exploration of the state of radio on our cars’ digital dashboard. The Firesign Theatre transformed the world of comedy records and, along the way, predicted/invented a vision of the future we’re now… Read More

  • Hand Me The Pliers

    Hand Me The Pliers

    The magic of the recording studio gave way to the personal computer, the Internet, and social media. The world Firesign Theatre modeled in their surreal vision of the near future has become the default. We still love to repeat the catch phrases, the touchstones of our love-in with infinite possibility, but now they are the language of Likes and retweets, OMG and LMFAO, check-ins and iPads. How… Read More