A Firesign Chat
02/14/2019




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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 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for February 14, 2019 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood ushers RedPillTweeny in through the front door at 5:08 AM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| It's 5:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| RedPillTweeny - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| "7:49 PM? 7:49 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Rufus_T_Firetween should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Rufus_T_Firetween enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
||||||||| 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 accompanies DJTweeny into the room, accepts a grimy quarter as a gratuity, mutters something about 7:58 PM, then departs.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| 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
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Valentine Music)
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
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| Outside, the 8:51 PM crosstown bus from Elmertown pulls away, leaving Mr.Wonderful coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: Hi Mr. Wonderful
DJTweeny: Glad you could make it :)
||||||||| Outside, the 8:52 PM uptown bus from Hellmouth pulls away, leaving The pooper. coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: Hi pooper
||||||||| Catherwood enters with llanwydd close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 8:53 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the Aviary.
llanwydd: whaz real?
DJTweeny: Hi llan
DJTweeny: This is as real as it gets ;)
The pooper. : DJ. Thanks.
llanwydd: having trouble hooking up the music
DJTweeny: The stream is definitely working
The pooper. : Rah Rah Raw! That's the spirits we have around here.
DJTweeny: Eat It!
The pooper. : And we're not afraid of it!
llanwydd: going to shut down and come back
DJTweeny: ok
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Beet close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 8:59 PM tree-stunting plans, and dashes off to the Aviary.
Beet: DEAR Friends!
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
Beet: Hello Dr Tween
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
||||||||| 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
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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Beet: Can't beat a ballad by Willie
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, February 14, 2019 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Merlyn close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:00 PM tree-stunting plans, and dashes off to the vestibule.
DJTweeny: indeed
DJTweeny: Hi Merlyn
Beet: Evening Dr Merl
Merlyn: hey
Merlyn: off making dinner for a while
llanwydd: neither of the stream links are working for me. anybody else having this problem?
DJTweeny: I have the stream here on a player
DJTweeny: Have you tried entering the link directly into your player?
||||||||| Not Ed enters at 9:04 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Chapeau Manger.
DJTweeny: Hello Not Ed
Beet: I use iTunes.
Beet: Hi Not
Not Ed: Waz real firefolks
DJTweeny: You, dude :)
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Not Ed: I wish my old high school had disappeared
Not Ed: Hey Tweeny!
DJTweeny: haha
Beet: Hello denizens of the Earth
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Now playing: Firesign Theatre's
“THE BRIDE OF FIRESIGN”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out BRIDE at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bof-rv
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Not Ed: cheers llan, Beet, Merl, Rufus
Not Ed: Hey Mr W
Beet: Let's see a show of hands who think we are DOOMED.
DJTweeny: most definitely
Not Ed waves enthusiastically!
Not Ed: Oh yes definitely.
Beet: I take my dick with me wherever I go.
DJTweeny: Never know when you'll need it
Not Ed: Just another tricky dick right
Not Ed: Pork?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE BRIDE OF FIRESIGN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bof-ln
Not Ed: Nice link, Ruf
Rufus_T_Firetween: "No imaginary animals were harmed in the making of this album." lol
Beet: It's Nick!
Not Ed: Ha I love this album
Beet: Specist? Never heard that one before.
Not Ed: Indeed
Beet: I love all the "Shaddups".
Beet: I wonder what Cease is doing at this moment.
Beet: Probably dining at some fancy rseyaurant.
Beet: restaurant
llanwydd: finally got the sound
Beet: I don't think I have ever seen a bernouse.
llanwydd: yeah, cat is a foodie
Not Ed: Excuse me I need to adjust my sanitary pedestal.
Beet: Shift away
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
DJTweeny: Good to hear, llan. What was the issue?
llanwydd: cant imagine, tween
Not Ed: Thank you Beet. It's just like sitting on a big ham..
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:36 PM and Johan Amadeus Myjetski sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| "9:36 PM? 9:36 PM!!" says Catherwood, "MaxNuclear should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as MaxNuclear enters and sits at the bar.
Not Ed: Kinda bouncy.
Not Ed: JAM!
llanwydd: hey M
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi not Ed!
DJTweeny: Hi Max
Not Ed: Hi MaxN
DJTweeny: Hey Johan
llanwydd: I meant to write JAM
llanwydd: and Max
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hello Llan!
MaxNuclear: I am here, but cannot hear.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi MaxN
Not Ed: everybody's in great form and spirits for this one it's great
Beet: Hi JAM, Max
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'Cat in Vegas ', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:38 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi beet!
Not Ed: Hey Cat!
llanwydd: welcome Cat
Beet: Hi Cat in Vegas
Not Ed: on the road?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi CatNVegas
DJTweeny: Hey Cat, chowing down?
> Beet: Are you dining as you write?
llanwydd: hows the food out there
Not Ed: Pork?
DJTweeny: What's the problem with the sound, Max?
llanwydd: bet he is riding on a fresh cloud of pork
MaxNuclear: I don't know...
Not Ed: Mobius toobs, man
Not Ed: Are you using Chrome Max
Beet: Ralph forever
Not Ed: Right on Beet
llanwydd: cat is having trouble communicating
Not Ed: Dang it
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Evil Dokkta fiyasine
DJTweeny: Max, have you tried pasting the link directly into your player
DJTweeny: ?
Not Ed waves to Cat in Vegas
Beet: We will even take a cameo appearance, Cat.
Not Ed: Catherwood give everyone a groat cluster
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone a groat cluster.
llanwydd: thanks, cathy
Not Ed: Mmm deelish!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE BRIDE OF FIRESIGN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bof-ln
Not Ed: it's still warm
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Donttalk with your mouth full!
Not Ed: lol
Not Ed: This album is like Firesign stew
Not Ed: Firesign deluxe
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Good observation, MotEd!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : NotEd!
DJTweeny: good decription; it't got a litle bit of everything
Not Ed: everything goes right
Not Ed: yeah Tweeny
llanwydd: has anybody ever had a groat cluster?
llanwydd: I wonder what they taste like
Not Ed: only theoretically
llanwydd: lol
Beet: https://www.amazon.com/Organic-Whole-Oat-Groats-Hulless/dp/B00HB6O2GO/ref=sr_1_8_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1550198702&sr=8-8&keywords=groats
||||||||| 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: the last appearance of the brouhaha joke
Not Ed: Wow thanks Beet
Beet -)
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : They’re crunchy, butnot much taste by themselves
Not Ed: Organic and non-GMO - cool!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Whole Foods carries them in the bulk section
Beet: Add butter and soy sauce
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the new FIRESIGN THEATRE DOWNLOAD STORE at >> https://firesigntheatre.bandcamp.com/releases
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Beet: It's ALIVE!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : I have stayed up all night watching myself on the late late show!
Beet: Mutt and Smut
Beet: I guess not
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Minnie Balls
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Sounds like a firesign character
Beet: I bid $20
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Thanks to RADIO FREE DISHNUTS for providing the streaming server for this show – http://dishnuts.net
Beet: Anyone among us actually own an eyeball hat?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Thanks djt, that was refreshing!!
DJTweeny: not I
||||||||| 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 – from the Box Of Danger collection “THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF NICK DANGER”
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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Beet: I enjoted the album
Beet: enjoyed
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
DJTweeny: It is a cool album, JAM :)
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Its like an ultimate collage
Beet: Is it sexist to say I still enjoy a nicely shaped "gam"?
Not Ed: Well...
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Some like the leg, some the breast, still others the nuggets
Beet: Could they bring me up on charges?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Yes, about 110 volts!
Beet: Ouch!
Not Ed: It is the nourishment interval. G'night everyone! Thanks Tweeny, Merl, Rufus & the gremilns of Billville!
Not Ed: mmmmmlis!
Not Ed: Later!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Nite Not!
Beet: Nice to see you Not.
DJTweeny: yw Not Ed, mange bien
Beet: a nernoose is a cloak with a hood
Beet: bernoose
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Cat in Vegas - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Beet: Was that really Cat?
DJTweeny: He goes to Vegas a lot for the restaurants, so most likely
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Cotton candy? Sobering up?
DJTweeny: ** You folks have any requests for future shows? **
Beet: Mybe some of the more current Oz shows ideally with all four (or most) of the Firesigns.
DJTweeny: good idea
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Nice idea, beet! Maybe interspersed with Dear Friends cuts?
Beet: Sounds good
DJTweeny: yeah easy to throw in DF bits
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Was there ever a Dick Nanger epistle “meets the Arab”?
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing – from the Box Of Danger collection “SCHOOL FOR ACTORS (LIVE)”
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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Beet: Always a crowd pleaser
Rufus_T_Firetween: Not that I recall JAM
Rufus_T_Firetween: maybe the cloest they got was the Asphalt Arab in Bride
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Just wondering
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** THE PROCTOR PODCAST - From the mind, and life, of comedy great Phil Proctor >> http://theproctorpodcast.podbean.com/
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the video of David Ossman and Phil Proctor at the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS >> http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw
Beet: lol
Beet: That LOC is a good show.
Beet: Pansy Hoover
||||||||| 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 6-8pm EST every Sunday at www.dishnuts.net
Listen to the ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.com/firesign
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Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Love, love, love to all! See you next week! Thanks all
Beet: This was fun. Thanks everyone. We got a drop-in from Cat. Thanks for all your good work as always, Dr Tween. G'Nite all.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| "11:01 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Merlyn, who then hurries out through the french doors and down through the flowerbeds.
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from The Plague
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| MaxNuclear - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| 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 dengue fever
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Mr.Wonderful - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from measles
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| The pooper. - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 1 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 1:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Beet - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from the common cold
||||||||| 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
DJTweeny
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
llanwydd
MaxNuclear
Merlyn
Not Ed
Rufus_T_Firetween
The pooper.
URL References:
http://dishnuts.net
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bof-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bof-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://theproctorpodcast.podbean.com/
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/firesign
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw
https://firesigntheatre.bandcamp.com/releases
https://www.amazon.com/Organic-Whole-Oat-Groats-Hulless/dp/B00HB6O2GO/ref=sr_1_8_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1550198702&sr=8-8&keywords=groats
https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook



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