A Firesign Chat
07/30/2020




Archive

||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for July 30, 2020 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 4:56 PM, dragging Rufus_T_Firetween by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
visit Firesign's web site at www.firesigntheatre.com
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||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 5 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 6 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 7 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'DJTweeny', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 7:57 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
Rufus_T_Firetween: Good evening
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
DJTweeny: Good evening
||||||||| It's 8:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| DJTweeny enters at 8:28 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Chapeau Manger.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
You can join the streams now (NO AUDIO YET - just a chance for everybody to get connected)
128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
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||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:37 PM and Merlyn bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY DWARF!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Bonnie Raitt)
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
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Rufus_T_Firetween: Hey Merl
Merlyn: Heya
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Johan Amadeus Myjetski', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:53 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
DJTweeny: Hey Johan
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Evening, djt!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Bonnie Raitt, man 60 is the new sexy
DJTweeny: She be a cool lady
Merlyn: My old babysitter
Rufus_T_Firetween: Bonnie?
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "8:57 PM and late as usual, it's Cease, just back from Vancouver."
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: WOW! that's a story I'd like to hear!
DJTweeny: Hey Cease
Merlyn: Yep, my parents knew her dad John Raitt the actor.
DJTweeny: Yipes, how cool :)
Cease: Merlyn's old baby sitter
Cease: Hi Merl.
Merlyn: She's about 8 years older, so she was like 13 when I was 5
Cease: Did she ever sing to you?
DJTweeny: Did she sing you to sleep?
||||||||| Beet enters at 8:58 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Hat Pack Annex.
Merlyn: I don't remember any of that
Rufus_T_Firetween: BANNER: ** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
WELCOME TO THE FIRESIGN CHAT
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
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Beet: And a great good evening to all stalwart chatters.
Merlyn: But her first album for Warner Bros was engineered at my mom's studio
Cease: I don't remember being 5 either.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Merlyn just out-cooled all this evening! Seriously...
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
WELCOME TO THE FIRESIGN CHAT
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
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Cease: That's a fuck of a long time ago
Merlyn: My ex-cousin-in-law was Dave Ray of Koerner Ray and Glover
||||||||| Captain Equinox enters at 8:59 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Beet: Howdy Cap'm
DJTweeny: Hey Captain
Captain Equinox: HIYA, Kiddos!
Merlyn: He and his wife, my cousin Sylvia, engineered it at Sweet Jane Ltd (named for my mom Jane)
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Evening Cap't!
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, July 30, 2020 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
DJTweeny: noice
Captain Equinox: Hey, all!
Cease: Neal Young's cousin was my girlfriend in 1970. That's about as close I've gotten to that kinda rock n' roll fame
Merlyn: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnie_Raitt_(album)
Cease: hey cap
Captain Equinox: Aglutenated beans
Captain Equinox: Hi Cease!
Captain Equinox: Double discount!
Captain Equinox: *honk honk*
Beet: Hello Mr. Austin
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: that is so cool,Merlyn!
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY DWARF!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s
“3 LIVE DWARVES GO TO BOSTON U”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out Cat's Collages at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
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Johan Amadeus Myjetski: that's pretty cool, cease
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Gun-zolas?
Cease: Has Phil returned to life?
Cease: Has anyone had an anchovie pizza?
Captain Equinox: No, never.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: not me, cease!
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 9:06 PM, dragging Not Ed by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yo-yo?"
Beet: In my youth I had anchovies on a pizza. Didn't care too much for them.
Captain Equinox: 'sup, NE?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi Not!
Cease: At the ride zone at Expo 67, I tried a slice of anchovie pizza. one of the worstr things i've ever eaten, or tried to
Cease: hi not
Beet: Hi Not
Not Ed: Hey JAM & Cappy
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
Not Ed: Waz real C
Not Ed: Hey Beet
Cease: only recently my wife's friiend turned us on to putanesca sauce spaghetti. she used to own an italitan restauant in tokyo.
Captain Equinox: Croat!
Not Ed: haha that's great C
Cease: i've had much, much, much better italian food in japan than i did in italy
Not Ed: ribbit
Captain Equinox: Putanesca is great
Captain Equinox: The only anchovy dish I actually will eat.
Not Ed: nice CUT
Captain Equinox: Groovy!
Cease: anyway, putanesca (invented by roman prositiutes) involves anchoives.mahybe they have certain properties...
Not Ed: Merl & Rufus & Tweeny howl!
Cease: reallly good.
Captain Equinox: Mmmmmmaybe...
Not Ed: interesting C
Cease: or so is the mythologie
Captain Equinox: By or *for* prostitutes?
Cease: havew any of you been to italy?
Captain Equinox: I have
Cease: you were there recently as i recall, beet
Cease: my wife and i spent a month there in 02. we found a carved thing in venice that looked exactly like the 4 firesigns.
||||||||| Gusts of wind blow in from outside and the thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of helicopter blades is heard as Happy Panditt's chopper lands on the lawn and Deputy Dang gets out at 9:11 PM.
Captain Equinox: WHa?
Cease: hi dang
Not Ed: DDang yo
Cease: no sex for porcelaine in this episode
Captain Equinox: Hey, Dep!
Deputy Dang: Whew! I made it. Now to tune in to the audio... heya Cease!
Not Ed: nope
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hiya, Dawg!
Captain Equinox: It was for PBS
Beet: Last October in southern Italy.
Captain Equinox: No s-e-x
Not Ed: wazzit
Deputy Dang: Hey, Cap! JAM on!
Not Ed: i c
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Deputy, Not Ed
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Listen/Download Cat’s collage “3 LIVE DWARVES GO TO BOSTON U” at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/#COLLAGES
Deputy Dang: Oh cool--live version! I haven't heard this before.
Beet: Hi Deputy
Not Ed: this is wonderful
Cease: this is from their pbs tv show.
Captain Equinox: weirdly cool
Deputy Dang: heya Rufus! heya Beet!
Not Ed: indeed x2
Deputy Dang: Where's DJTweeny?
Cease: my wife and i were at a wedding with do just before tihs came out, and he told us if this didn't make them famous, nothing would . he was right
Deputy Dang: afk?
Cease: do= David Ossman
Cease: Phil
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: What is Reality!
Cease: Austin invited us to be in the audience for this.
Captain Equinox: Cool
Rufus_T_Firetween: Weirdly Cool - http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wc-rv
DJTweeny: Je suis ici, monsieur
||||||||| Catherwood enters with john b close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:15 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the sitting room.
Cease: ice? has a land?
Not Ed: toot sweet!
Beet: hi john
Not Ed: waz real jb
DJTweeny: Hi john b
Cease: john
||||||||| Mayor P'nisnose strides up to the podium and speaks: "My fellow Armenians, if you have questions about exorcism, buy the new book "EXORCISM IN YOUR DAILY LIFE", now on sale. Incidentally, so is my vote."
john b: hey
Captain Equinox: The 93 tour sound was sofa king great.
Captain Equinox: Hey, jb
john b: can't get audio to work
Cease: wre you in the audience, cap?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Listen/Download Cat’s collage “3 LIVE DWARVES GO TO BOSTON U” at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/#COLLAGES
john b: Oh well, I have the thing memorized anyway.
Rufus_T_Firetween: john b, try copying the link and pasting it into your player
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi John B! hang on sloop-y
Captain Equinox: At the Arie Crown show - Chicago
Not Ed: Catherwood give everyone decent audio
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone decent audio.
Not Ed: should work now jb
Not Ed: wink wink
Rufus_T_Firetween: Thank you catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood answers "Just doing my job!"
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: nudge, nudge...
Cease: firesing is what your brain wants to do
Not Ed: well said C
Captain Equinox: Great collage, Cease!
Not Ed: I never graduated collage
Not Ed: Loser, etc
Cease: i went to 7 and taught at 3
Not Ed: respect!
Not Ed: I come from a whole family of public school teachers
Not Ed: I was the er black sheep
Cease: a teacher is someone who wants someone else to know something
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
Cease: like a dj, my other career
||||||||| 9:23 PM -- john b left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
Not Ed: fun
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: i presume you went to 7 NOT because you got asked to leave 6.... 8-)
Not Ed: I love radio people
Cease: there are fewer and fewer of us.
Not Ed: indeed
Deputy Dang: I'm back. Was there a blackout? The audio wasn't interrupted.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “DWARF” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=dctd-ln
Not Ed: Welcome
Rufus_T_Firetween: Audio's fine
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I dh'ed at a community radio station for over 10 years
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: DJ'ed
Not Ed: neato
Cease: i think this new podcast explosion is good for us old radio heads
Not Ed: I worked with radio folks in Mpls/St Paul doing music for industrials and local commercials
Not Ed: super nice and very talented folks
Not Ed: miss em
Deputy Dang: I have a couple of questions, probably in the wrong order. 1. How can we get young folks to tune in? 2. Should we try to get young folks to tune in?
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Paul close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 9:29 PM tree-stunting plans, and scurries off to the sitting room.
Not Ed: Almost impossible these days though it may catch a few - Yes try and try again
Beet: Hi Paul
Not Ed: waz real Paul
DJTweeny: Hi Paul
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Deputy, the way I see it, youngsters find the concept of a show taking place between your ears, & not on a screen
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies llanwydd into the room, accepts a jar of pennies as a gratuity, grumbles something about 9:30 PM, then departs.
llanwydd: good evening folks
Beet: Howdy Llan
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: is completely alien
Not Ed: I played "Give me Immortality" for a bunch of artists and programmers at the game company I worked at when it came out
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi Llan
Not Ed: most of them were knocked out
Cease: hey llan
Not Ed: hey llan
Captain Equinox: Gregory Peccary
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: what was their reaction, Not?
DJTweeny: I llan
Cease: it's always a good evening when you show up, llan
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Listen/Download Cat’s collage “3 LIVE DWARVES GO TO BOSTON U” at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/#COLLAGES
Not Ed: they really hadn't heard anything like it, of course - these were 20-35 year olds -- but that was a long time ago
llanwydd: thanks cat. you too.
Not Ed: most of them were really knocked out
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “DWARF” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=dctd-ln
Not Ed: a few were you know sort of confused by it
Deputy Dang: TMI, but I'm 55. and was introduced to Firesign's Bozos in the late 70s.
llanwydd: not tmi at all
Cease: i played dwarf for a bunch of engineers at a record company in tokyo in 73. they were blown away, and barely spoke english. just the idea of how to do that with sound
Not Ed: I got bit early from a cousin from LA (of course)
Beet: The trick, of course, is somehow to get them to listen to an album.
Not Ed: that's neat C
Cease: yes beet.
Not Ed: yeah, C
Not Ed: cool
Not Ed: yes Beet
Cease: it's good to spread ideas
Not Ed: steel cage trap ?
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
Not Ed: pit?
llanwydd: I hadnt heard NoIrishman in that before but I guess it was there
Deputy Dang: No thanks, I already have two.
Cease: i spoke with ossie a few days ago about this, and he said he was surprised i had the time to do this.
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
Deputy Dang: Did the audio restart?
Cease: i assume he means i should be doing something else.
Beet: Short attention span works against modern young folks tuning in Firesign.
Not Ed: that's all too true
Not Ed: youngers think in small packets
Cease: very strange pronunciation on tis
Deputy Dang: Yeah, Beet. I think the idea of an album is almost foreign to them.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Nope Deputy, it's playing through the set list
llanwydd: I miss albums
Deputy Dang: If it's longer than a Vine/TikTok video, how can it possibly be good?
||||||||| Gusts of wind blow in from outside and the thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of helicopter blades is heard as Happy Panditt's chopper lands on the lawn and Monty Carlo plummets into the garden at 9:36 PM.
Not Ed: yeah C it's fun to hear - it's very lively
DJTweeny: Hi Monty
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I missconcept albums
Not Ed: Monty
Deputy Dang: I miss conception.
Cease: bergman once said, don't tell me i'm doing great stuff. do your own great stuff
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi MC!
Cease: hi mc
Beet: Can you reduce Bozos to a meme?
Beet: Hi Monty
Not Ed: I miss Austin's web page
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Not Ed: or I guess it was a blog
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Listen/Download Cat’s collage “3 LIVE DWARVES GO TO BOSTON U” at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/#COLLAGES
Cease: I miss Phil Austin
llanwydd: BARNEY!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “DWARF” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=dctd-ln
Not Ed: fun to read
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the New Live Concert Collection “FIGHTING CLOWNS OF HOLLYWOOD” at Firesign's new Download Store >> https://firesigntheatre.bandcamp.com/releases
Cease: The problem with death is, it's death.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** “Fighting Clowns Of Hollywood: A Memoir” by David Ossman - http://www.bearmanormedia.com/fighting-clowns-of-hollywood-a-memoir-softcover-edition-by-david-ossman
Rufus_T_Firetween: haha cease
Not Ed: Phil Austin's Blog of the Unknown https://philaustinblogofunknown.wordpress.com/
||||||||| It's 9:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Paul - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Not Ed: It's still there
Captain Equinox: There's them damned anchovies again.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Any way you slice it, the problem with being poor is no money...
llanwydd: lol
Cease: Are you still dead, Paul?
Deputy Dang: Beet, that's a good challenge. I feel it should involve a yellow-rubber line, Dr Memory (duh), Fudd's Law (et al).
Captain Equinox: Whether you're rich or poor, it's always good to have money.
Not Ed: Buddha Buddha Buddha
Cease: lol
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: But Billy Shears is alive & living as sir Paul
Deputy Dang: Swollen privates...
Captain Equinox: Make me one with everything.
Cease: ican see them doing this on stage in my mind
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: ouch!
llanwydd: what year was this recorded, tween?
Not Ed: lol dd
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Not Ed: this is a fun performance
llanwydd: yes it is
Beet: k-k-k-k-k
Not Ed: kii
Captain Equinox: Hi-YOH!
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Not Ed: lol
Deputy Dang: I'm loving it. So glad I'm not too drunk or high to enjoy it.
Deputy Dang: Time are hard, lol.
Captain Equinox: What is *to high*?
Captain Equinox: *Too High*
Cease: exactly, cap
Deputy Dang: It's hard to say... I keep losing focus...
Captain Equinox: Poit set match
Not Ed: no pot before 7am is my motto
Cease: firesign want us to expand our brains.
Cease: no limit to how high
Beet: I wouldn't mind being too high.
Captain Equinox: Fuck, I gotta learn to type better.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: It's always before 7 am
Not Ed: Stevie Wonder tune Too High is great
Not Ed: good pt JAM
Captain Equinox: I never smoke pot when I'm unconscious.
Cease: i wake up to feed my old cat before 7, then go back to sleep
Cease: true, not
Deputy Dang: All I know is Secret Life of Plants. I'll have to look for Too High.
Not Ed: aww you care C
Beet: Stevie's the best
Not Ed: Cat for cat
Cease: i usually have thingsw to do so i do them when stores open
Not Ed: I think so too Beet - right up there
Captain Equinox: I like being retired.
Not Ed: you never needed regrooving
Not Ed: Catherwood give everyone a nickel
||||||||| Catherwood gives everyone a nickel.
llanwydd: cool!
Deputy Dang: I'm not retired, so I have to ask, well sure, Mr President, but where can I get a job???
Beet: chasing the ice cream truck - what memories.
Deputy Dang: If I had a nickel for every time I asked that.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: They only want to give a nickel, but they want a dollar song...
Deputy Dang: OH, wait... I do.
Not Ed: haha
Captain Equinox: The Plague allowed me to retire 2 1/2 years earlier than the original plan.
Deputy Dang: Kent State, Portland, what's the diff.
Captain Equinox: I was gonna wait til 66 and 4 months.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: half a centurion, DD
Deputy Dang: lol
llanwydd: how many have been killed in portland? I havent followed it very closely
Deputy Dang: Probably a good decision, Cap.
DJTweeny: Great work, Cat
Deputy Dang: The thing about Portland is that it's a very white region, and the same thing is happening in other places, but without the news coverage.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Thanks to RADIO FREE DISHNUTS for providing the streaming server for this show. If you'd like to make a small contribution to help with the server fees, there's a PayPal link to donate here >> http://dishnuts.net
Beet: Very cool
Not Ed: tanx Cat
Captain Equinox: Better than bringing it home - I worked retail grocery. I don't think I'd wanna do it anymore.
Cease: it's about spending thousands of hours iistening to firesign and mixing them with other stuff
Not Ed: Hey Tweeny
Captain Equinox: Hel, I've been rehearsing for this isolation for years.
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY DWARF!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s
“A LIFE IN THE DAY OF KWKWT”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out Cat's Collages at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
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Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Cease, that was magnificent! I wouldn't have thought listening to the same routine three times could be interesting, but that was fascinating!
Captain Equinox: Great performance arc
Cease: it's kinda our job to be magnificent
Cease: this is the firesign theatre.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Too high, standards, eh?
Deputy Dang: Tweeny... done. I've had that page open for a few weeks.
Not Ed: only injuries on both sides in Portland - no deaths
Captain Equinox: And protesters being pulled into Blackwater-supplied vans.
Beet: Trump's Black Shirts.
Cease: i wonder what ursula k leguin would think of this, happening in her town
llanwydd: my computer just froze
DJTweeny: Thanks Deputy :)
Not Ed: shoot llan
Captain Equinox: Br-r-r-r-r-r
Deputy Dang: Good to know, Ed. I'm crossing my fingers for more Athenas. And
DJTweeny: ehhh llan
Not Ed: zip beep cut
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Deputy Dang: I mean Not Ed.
Beet: Don't shoot Llan.
llanwydd: hes only the piano player
DJTweeny: hahaha
Captain Equinox: Indian Grave Montana - classic!
Not Ed: Catherwood give everyone a pulsating orb.
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone a pulsating orb.
Deputy Dang: Somebody's gonna start menstruating soon...
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Captain Equinox: Oh, my Orb is pulsating!
Deputy Dang: Switch to album.
Beet: What good is an orb if it isn't pulsating.
Deputy Dang: The world ended about mid March. I've been saying that for years now, and people always know what I mean.
Captain Equinox: Zackly.
Not Ed: darn tootin' Beet
Captain Equinox: He sure am
llanwydd: I dont get it dang?
Deputy Dang: Me either. :-(
Not Ed: March madness
llanwydd: beware the ides
Deputy Dang: the ides of 2020
Not Ed: what are these "ides" anyway? i never went to skool
Cease: sleeper redux
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Captain Equinox: They were a local Chicago band.
Deputy Dang: I look up the word ersatz so often.
Deputy Dang: when I listen to this commercial.
Not Ed: haha x2
Not Ed: the ever present harmonica
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Deputy Dang: My cat hates it when I play my harmonicas.
Not Ed: the most versatile sound effect producer in the right hand er hands
Not Ed: haha DD
Cease: did pa play the harmonica?
llanwydd: oh, I almost missed your question, not. ides apparently means middle, so the ides of march would be march 15 or 16
Deputy Dang: What is the sound of one hand fapping?
Beet: Vehicle - the name of Ides of March hit.
Not Ed: oh! tanx llan
Not Ed: Vehicle! Ya!
Cease: spanish flies
Not Ed: anudder horn band
Captain Equinox: Right on, Beet!
llanwydd: we probably would not know about the ides if it werent for shakespeare
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
Deputy Dang: Do I usually "go grey" most nights? I'm noticing the coloration in the attendance list.
Not Ed: aha llan
Deputy Dang: I'm getting dizzy. I would have sworn I just heard this.
Not Ed: nice editz
Deputy Dang: I don't even _have_ any weed!
Not Ed: here try one of mine
Cease: no weed store in your neighbourhood, deputy?
Not Ed: Catherwood get everyone a large bag of Mendo Blendo
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone a large bag of mendo blendo.
Beet: Hey, Catherwood, don't Bogart that joint.
||||||||| Catherwood ignores Beet
Not Ed: lol
Not Ed: indeed!
Deputy Dang: No; I only live where people with lots of retirement money could spend it. Then again, we're a hot spot for stupidity.
Captain Equinox: Mendo is my favorite blendo
Not Ed: ooo me to
Not Ed: too
Not Ed: too-too!
Captain Equinox: Whgere is that, DD?
Deputy Dang: I keep hoping my "favorite" golfer catches the latest craze.
Captain Equinox: You mean *Hoax*?
llanwydd: just tried to look that up, dang. where is anytown?
Deputy Dang: Not far from Mar-Alvarado.
Not Ed: supreme kazoo stylings
Captain Equinox: Mar-a-Lardo?
Not Ed: Mar-Ava-Cado?
llanwydd: nino has me in daytona, which is not far off
Captain Equinox: I like it here in Asheville
Deputy Dang: Lardass! Lardass! Oh wait, that's Cheech and Chong.
Not Ed: haha
Not Ed: you don't mention them here lol
Beet: Asheville is wonferful.
Captain Equinox: Sure is
Not Ed: I love C&C
Captain Equinox: Real nice in pandemic time
Captain Equinox: No fucking tourists.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: you in Asheville, beet?
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Not Ed: cool
Cease: proc does a good job interviewing harry shearer, who came close to being a member of the firesign theatre:
Captain Equinox: No, JAM - that's me in AVL.
Beet: I visited years ago.
Cease: Grateful Firesign - My 2nd Austin bio, this was inspired by an interview Phil did on WBAI about writing a screen play for the Grateful Dead. I combined it with Jack Kerouac's story, Visions of Neal and the 3 Stooges, considering how close Neal Cassady was to the Dead. Also featured, the Credibility Gap's portrayal of the 3 Stooges during a phone strike in LA in the early 70s. Various Beat generation folks make their appearances, and Bergman tells of losing a girl friend to Neal Cassady.
Not Ed: I'm tucked in a secret woods in S Seattle
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Ah, Cap't! I'm in the same neck of the mountains!
Captain Equinox: Don't temm anyone.
Captain Equinox: What, JAM?
Captain Equinox: You're in AVL?
Beet: Have either of you been through the Biltmore Mansion? Amazing.
Captain Equinox: It's lovely.
Not Ed: Always wanted to but....
Cease: Next week, sided one of Abbey Road
Beet: They make good wine too.
Captain Equinox: The gardens and trails ar great too
Cease: Hope y'all like the Beatels
Not Ed: sounds great
llanwydd: I have only heard one reference to Sailor Bill before
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: i've through the biltmore forest just north of the estate, used to be part of the estate
llanwydd: kBen Bland mentioned him in a performance at town hall in NYC. never heard of him again
Captain Equinox: I live just south of Biltmore Village - on Oakley mountain
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: i'm in spruce pine, about an hour north of AVL
Beet: A real unspoiled part of the U.S.
Not Ed: nice
Captain Equinox: We should get together for coffee!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: i like it, trying to retiree here.
Captain Equinox: We should talk offline, JAM
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: that'd be fun, cap't!
llanwydd: I should get together for coffee but I dont always
Beet: If you guys get coffee, record it for us.
Captain Equinox: DO you FB?
Captain Equinox: ot Twit?
llanwydd: cretin oak vermont. LOL
Cease: they always tried to be funny
Cease: imagine. great intelligence and humour. how often does that happen
Deputy Dang: Sgt Spotless???
Cease: this is a mix of dwarf and its' roots
Not Ed: lol all
Captain Equinox: Love the evolution. Remember a lot of this from DOMM
Cease: yes cap
Not Ed: It's great how they just nail it
Captain Equinox: Maybe I'll find the bok and data dvd when I finish unpacking.
Captain Equinox: Thanks grid I downloaded the broadcasts on my macbook.
Not Ed: neato
Cease: kinda hissy
Captain Equinox: Gott run, all - Keep 'em flying!
llanwydd: nite cap
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Nite Cap't! good to 'meet' ya!
Deputy Dang: Who's Peggy? Do you mean Nancy?
Cease: by cap
Deputy Dang: ni ni Cap
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: cease, was this sourced from a two-track reel to reel?
Cease: this is from Taylor. I sustpect it's frm reel
Beet: See ya Captain.
Deputy Dang: Or a one-track reel won reel?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: might be the source of the hiss
Cease: paluca lake- toluca lake
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: zee golden hind musik
Rufus_T_Firetween: One of my favorite bits
Deputy Dang: I vaguely remember that show from my childhood
Deputy Dang: What was the actual name of the show?
Deputy Dang: I don't remember that.
Beet: Every price from the beginning of time is preceeded by the word "only".
Not Ed: lol
Rufus_T_Firetween: yeah, good point
Deputy Dang: Father Knows Best
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Deputy Dang: Wait 'Til Your Father Gets Home
Cease: there were 2 simiar shows
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: mister ed?
Rufus_T_Firetween: love Ralph
Cease: a life in the day and kwkwt
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Father Knows Best, Ozzie & Harriet
Not Ed: My Three Sons
Deputy Dang: Ralph Spoilsport?
Cease: father knows harriet, ozzie knows best
Cease: this is 68. i recorded this
Cease: lasat krla show
Beet: Make Room For Daddy
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: yes beet!
Deputy Dang: Wow--I just freaked out. The stereo just split so much I thought my phone, which is by my right elbow, had started picking up one channel via Bluetoosh, and the other was still coming through my computer.
Not Ed: the addams family
Beet: I spell my name DANGER.
Not Ed: cool DDang
Beet: That's pretty spooky, Dang.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Weirdly cool DD!
Deputy Dang: I'm sitting with my laptop well, on my lap. The right-hand speaker sound was echoing off the arm of my chair, providing the audio illusion.
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
Deputy Dang: My phone is sitting on the arm of that chair.
Cease: thanks, armenia
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: for armenians!
Cease: hi bob
Deputy Dang: Blue tongues
Cease: i acgtualy remember a tv show like this. mahyb 60s
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “DWARF” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=dctd-ln
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out CAT'S COLLAGE ARCHIVE at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out CAT'S VIDEOS at >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6zFfC24DuakAbRIRpbPnxQ?view_as=subscriber
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out CAT'S BLOG at >> http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/
Cease: that's a lot of stuff to check out
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Cox? Cox!Everything's turning...bloo!
Deputy Dang: I've been called a mushroom guru, by a froggy indian friend. I've not been called a swami by anyone.
Beet: You are a shaman.
Deputy Dang: I'm not ashamed, man.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: your Cockayne call you swarm?
Cease: i'm doing a collage about mushrooms. we shoud talk
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Cockayne friends call you swarm?
Rufus_T_Firetween: Deputy Dang: I've been called a mushroom guru << Deputy Dung?
||||||||| Ralph Spoilsport drives in through the door and says "Buy a new or used T-shirt from the Firesign Theatre Cafepress store! Hurry before this sentence ends!"
Deputy Dang: I've been a guide.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: nite all! Thanks cease great collage! Love, love love to all!
Beet: FYI, Swamis are initiated into an established order of monks. Wear orange robes.
||||||||| New notice: '** THANKS FOR LISTENING, ALL! **
Thanks to Radio Free Dishnuts, www.dishnuts.net, for providing the streaming server for the simulcast :)
Be sure to join me (Kurt in Austin) for my live RADIO FREE ROADKILL show from 6-9pm EST every Tuesday at www.dishnuts.net
Listen to the ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.com/firesign
'
Beet: Nite JAM
Deputy Dang: This was really great! I'm glad I was able to stay awake and alert. Cheers, folks. Stay safe--I hope to see y'all here next week!
llanwydd: nite everybody
||||||||| llanwydd departs at 10:52 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Beet: Bite Deputy and Llan.
Deputy Dang: nom nom
Beet: Nite instead of bite.
Cease: the firesign have done us vast good
Beet: indeed
Rufus_T_Firetween: Thanks Cat :)
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
Deputy Dang: at least have, maybe three quarters
Not Ed: Krezzy show
Cease: it's my job, eh?
Beet: This was reaally fun. I do enjoy our weekly seminars.Thanks to everyone. Fabulous collages, Dr Cease. Thanks for expert guidance, Dr Tween. G'Nite all.
Deputy Dang: you can cry if you want to
Not Ed: Loved it & you all! Ty Merl & Tween & Ruf!
Deputy Dang: Same here--goodnight all. Thank you DJTweeny and Cat and everyone of you.
||||||||| Deputy Dang rushes off, saying "10:55 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Merlyn: see you next time tween
||||||||| At 10:59 PM, Merlyn vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Monty Carlo - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood walks in wearing his pyjamas, yawns, and mumbles "It's midnight here in New York city"...then he falls over and starts snoring loudly..
||||||||| It's 12:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Johan Amadeus Myjetski - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Captain Equinox - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Cease - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Beet - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."


The Evening's Participants:
Beet
Captain Equinox
Cease
Deputy Dang
DJTweeny
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
john b
llanwydd
Merlyn
Not Ed
Rufus_T_Firetween
URL References:
http://dishnuts.net
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=dctd-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wc-rv
http://kurtericson.com/cat/#COLLAGES
http://kurtericson.com/cat/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/
http://www.bearmanormedia.com/fighting-clowns-of-hollywood-a-memoir-softcover-edition-by-david-ossman
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/firesign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnie_Raitt_(album
https://firesigntheatre.bandcamp.com/releases
https://philaustinblogofunknown.wordpress.com/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6zFfC24DuakAbRIRpbPnxQ?view_as=subscriber



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