A podcast that discusses the distinctive way the recordings of the Firesign Theatre were listened to collectively, in the United States and Vietnam, during the years of their Columbia recording contract, 1967-75. Features interviews with David Ossman, Roger Steffens, John Koethe, Fred Muratori, and Glen Banks. Short discussion of the fandom of the poet John Ashbery.
Produced by Myke Dodge Weiskopf and Jeremy Braddock. Introduced by Andrew Leland.
The Organist / KCRW and McSweeney's
The Firesign Theatre, listening, sound studies, comedy, Vietnam War