A Firesign Chat
01/14/2021




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||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:32 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for January 14, 2021 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween steals in around 6:11 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
||||||||| 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 7 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Commando Cody tiptoes in around 8:20 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Cody
||||||||| DJTweeny enters at 8:32 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
Commando Cody: Howdy Rufus.
Commando Cody: So clarify for me, are you also DJTweeny Rufus?
||||||||| 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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Commando Cody: I was trying to listen to the live stuff. It's a bi ttoo weird and disjointed for me even.
Commando Cody: First I was kistening to what sounded like a drunk old guy trying to figure out what to do, then I got to much younger husband and wife trying to figure out their mic situation with a child in the background.
||||||||| 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!"
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music – Music About Two
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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Commando Cody: Then something else altogether.
Commando Cody: Very cable access channel weirdness.
Rufus_T_Firetween: again, the current RFD feed isn't me
Rufus_T_Firetween: t's another DJ
Rufus_T_Firetween: It's
Commando Cody: Oh I know.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Only tOK
Commando Cody: And I can tell. :)
Rufus_T_Firetween: oops OK
Rufus_T_Firetween: haha
Rufus_T_Firetween: some of our DJs do theirs shows 'inebriated', I do not ;)
Commando Cody: In other words, kudos to you.
Commando Cody: Very professional on your end.
Rufus_T_Firetween: :)
Commando Cody: How are things down in Austin today?
Commando Cody: Good day here.
Commando Cody: Apparently I could have a side job as a tractor mechanic.
Commando Cody: Been working on a friends backhoe/loader and we got it to come to life today.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Nicely warm, almost 70
Rufus_T_Firetween: kewl
Commando Cody: About the same here.
Commando Cody: So, you missed my question earlier I think.
Commando Cody: Are you and DJTweeny one and the same?
Rufus_T_Firetween: Commando Cody: So clarify for me, are you also DJTweeny Rufus? << Yes
Rufus_T_Firetween: Two computers
||||||||| 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!"
Commando Cody: OK, now I understand.
Commando Cody: One for the boradcast and one for the chat.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Yeah, I use this one to post notices
DJTweeny: and this one for talking to the chat people (usually, but not always)
Commando Cody: I wasn't sure at first but I finally caught on to the fact that you were one and the same.
Commando Cody: Kind of like figuring out Cat and Cease were the same person.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Cat's his real name
Commando Cody: Is this Little Feat?
Rufus_T_Firetween: sure is
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Rufus_T_Firetween: one of my favorite bands
Commando Cody: Yes, which is not a commopn name you run across every day.
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
Commando Cody: Same here. Saw them at least two or three times over the years.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Me too
Rufus_T_Firetween: fine musicians
||||||||| Catherwood leads Cease in through the front door at 8:58 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hey Cease
||||||||| 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
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Cease: Tween, Cody
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, January 14, 2021 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| "9:00 PM? 9:00 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Beet should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Beet enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
Commando Cody: Howdy Cease.
Beet: Howdy folks.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hey Beet
||||||||| 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!"
Beet: Hi Dr Tween
Cease: Beet
Beet: Hey Dr Cease
Beet: The mellow tones of Tween.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! ***
Currently playing: Firesign Theatre’s “HOW CAN YOU BE IN TWO PLACES WHEN YOU'RE NOT ANYWHERE AT ALL”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out two places at http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=hcyb-rv
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Beet: BTW howdy Commando
Commando Cody: Hello Beet.
Commando Cody: Iwas off looking up a Little Feat Reference.
Beet: I'm a fan
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about HOW CAN YOU BE IN TWO PLACES AT ONCE WHEN YOU'RE NOT ANYWHERE AT ALL at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=hcyb-ln
Cease: Their tune Day or Night is one of my faves.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Waiting For Columbus is a fantastic LF album, one of my all-time favorite live albums
Rufus_T_Firetween: When Lowell George was still with them
Commando Cody: That's why time exists. So that everything doesn't happen at once.
Cease: when i heard zappa do billy the mt, i thought of these talking signs
Cease: billy and ethel hear see them as they move accross america
Rufus_T_Firetween: amazing that Lowell George was a member of Zappa's band
Commando Cody: I never laughed so hard as my first rip out to CA on I-10 and noticed the Antelope Freeeway signs.
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Elayne in through the front door at 9:10 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Rufus_T_Firetween: I-10 is a really interesting ride
Beet: Elayne! Howdy.
DJTweeny: Hey Elayne
Commando Cody: Unfortunately I didin't see them while LG was still alive.
Elayne: Evenin' all
Commando Cody: Hello Elayne.
DJTweeny: I've taken I-10 several times between AZ and TX
Cease: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_Another_Band_from_L.A.
Cease: Hi El.
Cease: Saw this show shortly before I went to Japan.
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
Cease: Also saw Cannonball Adderly at a show that was recorded as The Black Messiah
Cease: https://www.discogs.com/Cannonball-Adderley-The-Black-Messiah/release/1262319
Cease: Just two concerts I saw that became albums in August, 71.
Cease: How are things in NYC, El?
Elayne: Weather was quite nice today, Cat.
Elayne: We did Old Folks Hour at two grocery stores this morning, so I feel like I've been shooting reds and yellows all day. Boy, am I sleepy.
Elayne: At this point the only thing keeping me awake is pain.
Commando Cody: Oh my, were you able to make your eye appt. Elayne?
Cease: I took advantage of the sun to rake up some leaves. Too heavy, hurt my back.
Elayne: Cody, that's on the 21st.
Commando Cody: Oh Ok.
DJTweeny: Damn, sorry to hear Elayne :-(
Commando Cody: I just remembered you were talking about it last week.
Cease: Hope Firesign can diminish the pain, El
Elayne: It's helping a bit, Cat.
Elayne: I love the "one shining steel rail" bit and how they expanded it in the '80s.
Cease: From Bangor all the way to Might Maine
Cease: Mighty
Beet: Sorry to hear about the discomfort.
Cease: Yes, they were always expanding and changing their material in performance.
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:21 PM and CptButton sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Commando Cody: Today it would be Mr. and Mrs. Libtard in that bit.
Cease: Hi Capt.
Beet: Hi Cap
CptButton: Hi Cease. How is Desist?
DJTweeny: Their concernt album Radio Now Live has lots of updates/expansions
Cease: Still desisting.
Commando Cody: Howdy Cap.
CptButton: CC
DJTweeny: Hi CptButton
CptButton: Riding March and Uber?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about HOW CAN YOU BE IN TWO PLACES AT ONCE WHEN YOU'RE NOT ANYWHERE AT ALL at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=hcyb-ln
CptButton: Sigmund Freud's brother is the reason bacon and eggs is a standard breakfast.
Elayne: How so, Cpt
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** NEW FIRESIGN ALBUM!! ** - DOPE HUMOR OF THE SEVENTIES >> https://standuprecords.com/products/the-firesign-theatre-dope-humor-of-the-seventies-double-vinyl
CptButton: he ran a marketing campaign based on distorted research and his brother's name.
Elayne: Wow, fascinating!
CptButton: They asked doctors if the recommended a light breakfast or a hearty breakfast. The Docotors said hearty, but they didn't say anything about what counted as hearty.
CptButton: But since he was being paid by th bacon and egg lobby or someone...
Cease: Sounds like a tale for Adbusters!
Elayne: Wow!
CptButton: Sigmund Freud did not approve of his brother using the name that way.
Elayne: Wow, this bit in HCYB is scary and prescient, considering the President of the United States IS named Donald Schickelgruber, and his fanatics have brought the war back home.
Cease: indeed, el
Beet: Scary, ain't it?
Rufus_T_Firetween: Over 20,000 troops will be in D.C. protecting government buildings
Rufus_T_Firetween: It's unprecidented
Elayne: I'd rather they protected lives, but okay.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Haven't seen anything like that since 1968 when MLK was killed and there were riots
Elayne: I'd like Washington DC to get rid of every rotten cop in that city.
Elayne: Maybe they can turn in their badges and burn their uniforms.
CptButton: West of Balzac?
Cease: sometimes like fire
||||||||| 9:32 PM: Deputy Dang jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
Elayne: Ecenin Deputy!
Beet: very positive
CptButton: Deputy Dang has no friends.
Elayne: Sorry, evenin'
DJTweeny: Howdy Deputy
Deputy Dang: +1
Beet: Hi Deputy
Commando Cody: The National Guard has been in the halls of Congress 24/7 since the big deal.
Cease: Hey Dep
Commando Cody: Hey Deputy
Deputy Dang: I'm 2/3 Danger.
Cease: Speaking of ordering a pizza, we ordered what turned out to be a fantastic shrimp pizza from a local pizzeria recently.
CptButton: Case 666
Commando Cody: One of my favorite cartoon characters.
Cease: used to eat shrimp pizze all the time in japan but it's rare in north van
Commando Cody: I can't say I've ever had any type of seafood pizza ever.
Commando Cody: I'd difinitely give it a try though.
||||||||| 9:35 PM: Al Akbar jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past year and a half!"
Cease: https://www.lionsgatepizza.com/
Al Akbar: "But he will fear least to become nothing in death who has recognized that he is already nothing now, and who consequently no longer takes any share in his individual phenomenon [...]" -- Schopenhauer
Cease: Hi Al
Beet: Greetings Akbar
DJTweeny: Hello Al
Al Akbar: Wassup
Commando Cody: Hello Akbar.
Elayne: Evenin' Al!
CptButton: I'm married to a mna 1000 years old!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about HOW CAN YOU BE IN TWO PLACES AT ONCE WHEN YOU'RE NOT ANYWHERE AT ALL at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=hcyb-ln
Al Akbar: Looking forward to the exit of one Giant Rat on Jan 20
DJTweeny: hahaha
Commando Cody: Which version of the prawn pizza did you order Cease?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** NEW FIRESIGN ALBUM!! ** - DOPE HUMOR OF THE SEVENTIES >> https://standuprecords.com/products/the-firesign-theatre-dope-humor-of-the-seventies-double-vinyl
CptButton: Will he flee to the Temple of Ampere-Watt?
Cease: https://www.lionsgatepizza.com/seafood-pizzas
Al Akbar: Coulomb
Commando Cody: The Jambalaya looks good to me.
Cease: We had the Gambaretti. Serious prawns, great crust, don
Beet: You guys are making me hungry.
Cease: know why we never ordered from there before,
||||||||| "Happy" Harry Cox pops in and say "I was right! Everything I knew WAS wrong! You CAN get "Profiles in Barbecue Sauce", chock full of meaty Firesign scripts!"
||||||||| 9:38 PM: johan amadeus myjetskki jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past half hour!"
DJTweeny: Let's Eat!
Commando Cody: Thankfully I ate before all this pizza talk started.
DJTweeny: allo Johan
Beet: Hey JAM.
Commando Cody: More sugar.
Commando Cody: Hot Dog.
Al Akbar: The Groat and Powerful Oz knows why you have crumbs
CptButton: Can I get pizza made with real Glycerine Vibrafoam?
Commando Cody: Howdy JAM
johan amadeus myjetskki: hi CC!
johan amadeus myjetskki: hey beet, djt!
Al Akbar: Hasta la pasta y'all. Gonna make like a spaghetti monster and fly
Commando Cody: I could go for some Groat clusters myself.
Elayne: Bye Al!
Commando Cody: Ahh, you are a pastafarian. Adios Akbar.
CptButton: Bye AA. ook ook a chook!
Beet: Leaving, Al?
Beet: see ya later.
Commando Cody: Bye Elayne.
Cease: Hey Jammy
Cease: By el
Elayne: Oh, was I leaving, Cody?
Elayne: I thought I was saying goodbye to Al, who's leaving.
johan amadeus myjetskki: ‘allo, cease!
Elayne: But if y'al don't want me...
Commando Cody: Oh I thought you were Elayne. My mistake.
Cease: welcome back, el
Elayne: Heh
Commando Cody: Indeed. Sorry about that Elayne.
Commando Cody: Here's your hat, what's your hurry.
DJTweeny: lol Elayne
Commando Cody: I feel like Catherwood today.
||||||||| Catherwood rushes over to Commando Cody and mumbles "Stop typing gibberish, Commando Cody!"
Commando Cody: I'm so tired, etc.
Cease: Anyone seen
CptButton: So what was the "interesting approach"?
Cease: Death to 2020?
Cease: Proc said it reminded him of Firesign but to me it felt more like Python.
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Commando Cody: No, Cease. HAven't seen or heard of it.
Cease: I usually get Netflix and other streaming services for one month a year and this is my month of Netflix.
Cease: The same guy who writes Black Mirror, only it's a comedy.
Elayne: Cpt, according to Proctor's book, the "interesting approach" line changed in the live performances depending upon the news of the day.
Commando Cody: I've got Netflix ao I'll check it out.
Commando Cody: What is the title of Proctor's book Elayne?
Cease: I was really looking forward to the final episodes of Bojack Horseman.
CptButton: Elayne> Like the last guy on the Lord High Exectioners list?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “Where's My Fortune Cookie?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
Cease: https://www.amazon.com/Wheres-Fortune-Cookie-Phil-Proctor/dp/138970503X
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor’s Audio Book of his recent autobiography “Where's My Fortune Cookie?: My Psychic, Psurrealistic Pstory” is now available! >> https://tinyurl.com/y2k7ks5v
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** If you're on Facebook, you can Like the official Firesign Fan Page here >> https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208 - and if you’re on Twitter and would like to get official Firesign tweets, follow @FiresignNews - there are also several unofficial Facebook fan pages at >> Chromium Switch - https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf - and Firesign Theatre - https://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/ - and Dear Friends of Firesign Theatre - https://www.facebook.com/groups/FiresignDearFriends/
Commando Cody: Thanks everybody.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Phil Proctor’s newsletter “PLANET PROCTOR” at www.planetproctor.com
CptButton: Bradshaw fighting Nazis in Washington DC?
Cease: Knowing Bradshaw, I think he'd be fighting for the Nazis.
Elayne: Well Cat, we know he didn't like Jewish writers.
Cease: lol
johan amadeus myjetskki: transporter malfunction
Beet: I hate it when that happens.
Cease: Elayne, her husband Steve and I drove down from Vancouver to meet Ossman in 1995.
Cease: I asked him about the various Japanese refs in Firesign and he told us that the Firesigns thought Japan was taking over in those days.
Cease: Buying studios, etc.
Elayne: I think I'll be toddling. Next week, all!
Cease: I told him the US has taken over Japan far more than Japan could ever take over the US
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
CptButton: Oh yeah it defintiely was.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Cease: Bye again, el
Beet: Nice to see you, Elayne.
Commando Cody: So, I just found something called Bad President. HAs anybody seen it?
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
Commando Cody: Ok, so I can say goodby now Elayne?For real?
Beet: Love it.
Cease: I lived in Japan for most of the 70s and 80s and played Firesign on the National Radio Station
CptButton: Night all.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: from the Box Of Danger collection
“THE THREE FACES OF AL”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out BOX OF DANGER at >> https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook
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Cease: By Button
Commando Cody: What was the response to Firesign over there Cease?
Commando Cody: Bye Button.
Cease: A Niche market, to say the least.
Cease: Not that different from here.
Commando Cody: I bet.
Commando Cody: I have a hard enough time trying to get new converts here.
Cease: Firesign production techniques reallyh impresssed them
Commando Cody: I usually get a "what are you listening to?" reponse.
Cease: So there's where Phil's fortune cookie went
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
DJTweeny: THeir production techniques were easily as good as the best rock albums of the time
Commando Cody: So Cease, what is Ossman doing these days?
DJTweeny: If not better
Commando Cody: I started noticing all of Proctor's voice work watching movies with my kids.
Rufus_T_Firetween: kewl
Rufus_T_Firetween: Proc's done lots of work for Disney
Cease: Just did a production of It's a Wonderful Life on stage last month. Doing another theatre thing with Proc now
||||||||| "Happy" Harry Cox pops in and say "I was right! Everything I knew WAS wrong! You CAN get "Profiles in Barbecue Sauce", chock full of meaty Firesign scripts!"
Commando Cody: Oh right. I still have the You Tube Wonderful Life actully cued up.
Rufus_T_Firetween: which is somewhat ironic considering his 'If it's good enough for Walt Disney it's good enough for my John" bit in Mr. Foster Freeze
Commando Cody: That's where I started noticing Rufus.
Beet: They used a great Ella Fitzgerald tune in that production.
Commando Cody: Absolutely love the Pixar stuff.
Commando Cody: LOL.
Commando Cody: That's also why I asked about Bad President earlier.
Commando Cody: PRoctor has a part in that.
Cease: They never stop working.
||||||||| It's 10:15 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| CptButton - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Elayne - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Commando Cody: It just came out. It's some sort of comedy spoof of the orange baboon.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Give us younger old folks hope :)
Rufus_T_Firetween: *Gives
Commando Cody: IKR Rufus?
Commando Cody: Getting voice acting gigs can certainly prolong ones career.
Cease: HOw many actors can say they'
Cease: they've been acting from age 8 to 80?
johan amadeus myjetskki: Ann Chovie popovers!
Commando Cody: No kidding Cease. Proctor has 405 Titles on IMDB
johan amadeus myjetskki: nite all! catch y’allon the flipside...
Commando Cody: Oh my, I now need to go back and watch Osmosis Jones again. Ossman was in that one somwhere.
Beet: Evening, JAM
Cease: by jammy
DJTweeny: later JAM
Commando Cody: Bye JAM
Commando Cody: And all four of them did voices for the cartoon Tick.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hadn't hear that
Rufus_T_Firetween: wow
Commando Cody: Now it'll be one of those things to track down and see if you can pick out their voices.
Commando Cody: Oh crap, there was something else I was going to ask you Rufus.
Commando Cody: Cna't remember now.
Commando Cody: *Can't type either.
Rufus_T_Firetween: my nick is from the Marx Brothers movie Duck Soup
Rufus_T_Firetween: Rufus T. Firefly :)
Cease: good ref, tween.
Rufus_T_Firetween: President of Freelandia
Cease: mine is too idiosynchratic
Commando Cody: There's a name.
Rufus_T_Firetween: oops, Freedonia
Commando Cody: HAven't watched the Marx brothers in awhile.
Rufus_T_Firetween: love the old Marx and W.C. movies
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
Commando Cody: I got on a WC fields kick for a bit.
Commando Cody: He was good with funny names.
Commando Cody: BTW, Cease, is Cat short for something else or is that your given name?
Cease: Cease is short for C. Simril
Rufus_T_Firetween: short for Catman
Cease: When I was a teacher long ago, everyone had to known by first initial, last name
Cease: Cat is my actual name, though sounds like a nick
Cease: austin called me Catman.
Rufus_T_Firetween: that's a Japanese thing?
Cease: what, tween?
Commando Cody: Simril-san?
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: from the Box Of Danger collection
“THE CASE OF THE MISSING SHOE”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out BOX OF DANGER at >> https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook
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Cease: initial and last name? no, it's from when i was teaching at van community college, 73-76
Rufus_T_Firetween: I thought the Japanese used the last name first
Cease: almost no one in japan can pronounce simril.
Cease: was happy to take my wife's last name when we got married in vancouver in 75.
Rufus_T_Firetween: they're not good with 'l', as I recall
Cease: women weren't allowed to keep their maiden names then so i had to take her last name for her to keep it.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hah, great thing to do Cease :)
Cease: r's and l's are unwelcome guests in their mouths
Cease: everyone in Japan can pronounce Ishikawa
Commando Cody: Indeed. I think I mentioned that my youngest brother ended up in Japan teaching English. Enslen-san.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Yeah, that's a very Japanese soundings name
Rufus_T_Firetween: *sounding
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 10:38 PM, dragging Merlyn by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
Cease: Very common name. There;s a city and a prefecture (like your states) named Ishikawa
Cease: Hi Merl
Merlyn: Where's my shoe?
Cease: ishi= stone, kawa=river
Commando Cody: Well thank you for clarifying the whole C. Simril Ishikawa thing Cease.
Commando Cody: Howdy Merl.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hey Merlyn
Beet: Hi, Merlyn
Cease: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishikawa_diagram
Cease: we ate it, merl
Rufus_T_Firetween: We gave it a $100 Shine
Cease: lol
Merlyn: Shine ¡Ola!
Commando Cody: LOL! I'm definitely going to use Fishikawa the next time there's a failure analysis project at work.
Commando Cody: Yes but do you know your shit from Shine ¡Ola!?
||||||||| 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!"
Commando Cody: Florsheims in the toilet?
||||||||| It's 10:45 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetskki - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Cease: Love Carlin's line about the man from Shinola
Commando Cody: That's definitely a funny one. "Hi, I'm the new man from Shinola."
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: from the Box Of Danger collection
“NICK DANGER MEETS E.T.”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out BOX OF DANGER at >> https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook
'
||||||||| 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 7-9pm EST every Tuesday at www.dishnuts.net
Listen to the ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.com/firesign
'
Cease: Next week, all.
Beet: Had fun tonight. Nice to see everybody. look forward to more collages, Dr Cease,.Thanks for guiding us, Dr Tween. G'night all.
Merlyn: hello I must be going
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
Commando Cody: Indeed I did. Thanks Merl, Cat, DJ.
||||||||| Cease is kicked out just as the clock strikes 10:57 PM.
||||||||| Around 10:58 PM, Merlyn walks off into the sunset...
Commando Cody: I'll try to make the Tues. show Rufus.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hope to see you there :)
Commando Cody: I have something for the request line.
Commando Cody: The Little Feat connection got me going.
DJTweeny: Bring 'em on
DJTweeny: Request as many as you like, I keep a list
Commando Cody: I'm done here myself. Gotta be up early tomorrow.
DJTweeny: Would love some LF requests
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Commando Cody: Sieze ya later.
||||||||| "Hey Commando Cody!" ... Commando Cody turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:59 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 11:15 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Al Akbar - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Beet - dead from Covid 19
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:30 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Deputy Dang - dead from The Plague
||||||||| 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 4:31 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:
Al Akbar
Beet
Cease
Commando Cody
CptButton
Deputy Dang
DJTweeny
Elayne
johan amadeus myjetskki
Merlyn
Rufus_T_Firetween
URL References:
http://dishnuts.net
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=hcyb-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=hcyb-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/firesign
www.planetproctor.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishikawa_diagram
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_Another_Band_from_L.A
https://standuprecords.com/products/the-firesign-theatre-dope-humor-of-the-seventies-double-vinyl
https://tinyurl.com/y2k7ks5v
https://www.amazon.com/Wheres-Fortune-Cookie-Phil-Proctor/dp/138970503X
https://www.discogs.com/Cannonball-Adderley-The-Black-Messiah/release/1262319
https://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf
https://www.facebook.com/groups/FiresignDearFriends/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208
https://www.lionsgatepizza.com/
https://www.lionsgatepizza.com/seafood-pizzas
https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook



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