Phil Austin of Firesign Theatre
8 p.m. - Saturday, July 3 - Hyatt Regency, Long Beach

One hour

Phil Austin at lectern
Austin performed readings from his work, including "Nick Danger, Third Eye" and the Grammy-nominated "Give Me Immortality or Give Me Death" to a full house of some of the smartest people in the country. The crowd also enjoyed Austin's candid take on such subjects as success, the new millennium, and the Grammy Awards behind the scenes.
Phil Austin reading

Close-up of Phil Austin

Photos courtesy of Julie Olson
Managing Editor of Mensa Bulletin