Irwin Corey died last night. He was 102 years old, and according to those in the know, his last meal consisted of vanilla ice cream swirl and egg drop soup. A comedy icon and counter-culture mainstay, Corey’s career spanned decade after decade after decade, and remains one of the truly important threads of American 20th century humor.
Here, from Heeb issue No. 22, is just a taste of the Professor’s brilliance.
He will be missed.