Meet Peter Berkrot, our audiobook alter ego

Peter Berkrot, in his narration booth. (Photo : Sheila Roberts Orlando)

Peter Berkrot (Photo : Sheila Roberts Orlando)

One of the unexpected pleasures of writing The Humor Code has been getting to know our perfectly matched audiobook alter ego: actor and narrator Peter Berkrot.

For years, Peter was probably best known for playing Angie D’Annunzio, the caddy in the 1980 comedy Caddyshack who was on the receiving end of Bill Murray’s insane Dalai Lama speech.

But lately he’s become a major player in the audiobook scene, having narrated more than 170 audiobooks. He’s even been nominated for an Audie award, the industry’s version of the Oscars. Joel was so inspired by Peter’s story he wrote a piece for WIRED’s Underwire blog about him and the booming audiobook industry. Plus, it’s clear from our interactions with him, Peter is a giant goofball—which means he was the perfect guy to narrate our global misadventures.

Click here to purchase the full version of Peter’s audiobook narration of The Humor Code. As you’ll soon discover, this is a guy who knows how to talk.