A Firesign Chat
06/22/2017




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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 June 22, 2017 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| DJTweeny steals in around 5:08 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
||||||||| 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.
||||||||| It's 7:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 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 DJTweeny plummets into the garden at 7:35 PM.
||||||||| 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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||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "7:42 PM and late as usual, it's Rufus_T_Firetween, just back from Funfun Town."
||||||||| 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 (Electric Light Orchestra)
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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||||||||| 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 Glen gets out at 8:40 PM.
DJTweeny: Hi Glen
||||||||| EWeston bounds in at 8:48 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
EWeston: Hey Tweeny an Glen
EWeston: Ah a little ELO
DJTweeny: yes indeed
DJTweeny: Hi EW
EWeston: I played Out of the Blue for the plumber last week, No complaints from him
DJTweeny: cool
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DJTweeny: this is from Balance Of Power
||||||||| It's 8:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Glen - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
EWeston: I've got four or five of their works, but not that one. I know the music though from?
DJTweeny: you mean it was in a movie or something?
||||||||| 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!"
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 8:56 PM, dragging Johan Amadeus Myjetski by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yahoo?"
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
EWeston: Maybe I dos have this one. Ends with a rowser
EWeston: Jamman
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi Tweeny!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: E!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I'll be in & out for a few minutes.
DJTweeny: k
||||||||| 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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||||||||| 9:00 PM: cease jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, June 22, 2017 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
EWeston: And there's the Cat
DJTweeny: Hi cease
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'rebozoette', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:00 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
DJTweeny: Hi rebo
cease: Greetings
EWeston: Rebozoette comes in just as we talk of sliens
rebozoette: cease DJTweeny EWeston Johan Amadeus Myjetski hi and the lurkin was grand thanks tweeeny
EWeston: Aliens
rebozoette: I resemble that ew
EWeston: The bands seems to be under stress
cease: Canada is the only country where I'm not an alien.
rebozoette: heel bent leather
EWeston: You'd think the antenna would give it away, but noooo.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: David Ossman’s “STILL WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICIAN”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out David's Web Site at >> http://www.davidossman.com
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cease: Ossman had a radio show called Ossman's Audiola. This is from that.
DJTweeny: was that in the mid-90's?
||||||||| Catherwood escorts llanwydd in through the front door at 9:05 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
cease: Yes
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
DJTweeny: Hi llan
llanwydd: good evening dear friends
cease: Llan
EWeston: Hi Ilan
||||||||| Catherwood leads Beet inside, makes a note of the time (9:06 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Beet: Hey folks
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
Beet: Evening Dr Tween
EWeston: Instrucktive, but what do you think Beet?
Beet: Hi EW
cease: Beet
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the DAVID OSSMAN’S WEB SITE at >> http://davidossman.com
Beet: Hey, Dr Cease
cease: I have this on cassette, labeled 19/50, made by Frederik C. Wiebel
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Soterbob inside, makes a note of the time (9:08 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Beet: This is pretty cool
DJTweeny: Hi Soterbob
Beet: Hi bob
EWeston: S'Bob!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the FIRESIGN THEATRE FUNWAY at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/funway
rebozoette: open source
cease: Bob
rebozoette: high hos
EWeston: The airs leaking ot
cease: I thought this was an Audiola project but it may have been made by Fred. He should be asked about this.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Have we heard any of these radio documentaries?
cease: There are many but this is the best, in my opinion.
DJTweeny: If I have played this, it was a long time ago
Rufus_T_Firetween: There's a bunch of stuff from this discography circa 1995 that I don't have - http://www.firezine.net/faq/fst-disc-1.html
rebozoette: find a patch kit
EWeston: The vegies are holding the patch hostage
Beet: I have never known anyone from the "do" family.
cease: Proc has done many, many hours of these tales of his past. Promo for this book or whatever
Beet: The elusive book.
EWeston: Dippity Do had a hairdressing marathon in my home town
||||||||| Not Ed enters at 9:21 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
Not Ed: Pork?
cease: Hi Not
Beet: Hi don't be ed
EWeston: Not, gasp, Ed
Not Ed: C senor
EWeston: C wolf
Not Ed: cheers cease & Beet & EW & Tweeny
Not Ed: JAM, reboz...
cease: Bergman is right about that
DJTweeny: Hi Not Ed
Beet: Didn't say hello to JAM yet. Hi JAM.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the DAVID OSSMAN’S WEB SITE at >> http://davidossman.com
rebozoette: weebiles soobble
||||||||| It's 9:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Soterbob - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Beet: And rebo
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hello Beet, Not Ed, et al!
rebozoette: hi beet hi not ed and and
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: And rebozoette!
llanwydd: leprechaun!
Beet: Great summary of Proctor
EWeston: Careful he might be loaded
DJTweeny: an interesting description of Proctor :)
cease: i used much of this in my austin biographies
rebozoette: jam on jam
cease: as we're all remembering austin on the anniversary of his leaving, maybe it would be a good idea to replay the first one, tween
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: The title of my as yet unwritten autobiography, Rebozoette!
DJTweeny: When is that, cease?
Beet: George Martin
EWeston: Peter Seadan
llanwydd: I never knew about the goon show until the 21st century
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
cease: your choice, tween. you want to play it next week? i have a collage to go when july begins.
EWeston: Seagan
llanwydd: in fact I first saw a clip of milligan only about two years ago
DJTweeny: Ah, he died on June 18th
cease: called A Phil Austin Story.
DJTweeny: Sure Cat, I'll queue it up for next week
llanwydd: I thought milligan was the only comedian I have ever seen who probably was mentally unbalanced
cease: listening to fiesign and others talk on the radio was a wondrous influence on my life as a young person and resonates to this day.
Beet: The bum's life for me.
llanwydd: so many comedians are called crazy but I thought spike milligan was the only one who was
EWeston: I read some of Milligan's books before I found some Goon Show Albums
EWeston: Milligan got better meds in the 50's
llanwydd: I bet there would have been no monty python if not for the goon show
DJTweeny: I have a request for 2 Places, so I'll play it with that
EWeston: 70's
llanwydd: cool, tween!
cease: ive been listening to a bunch of rfo podcasts and bergman was really into this kind of autobiography as radio
cease: this is definitely an Otherworld Media production.
DJTweeny: Apparently, they played the first side of Electrician after the first segment. Might have to try that next time
rebozoette: one two buckle my shoe
cease: Trump has mastered the same skill and audience
llanwydd: trump is losing steam
||||||||| 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."
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Yes Cat, Hitler, Mussolini, & Staklin all discovered the same thin in the late 1920s - early 1930s, when radio was the 'new' medium
llanwydd: but of course he is our oldest president
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Stalin
llanwydd: yes and FDR
DJTweeny: Wasn't Reagan older?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: True enough, Llan
llanwydd: I wonder if all the world leaders listened to each other on shortwave
cease: there was really weird and great stuff done on pacifica long before 68, pete.
llanwydd: no, tween .trump is a year older than reagan was when he took office
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I wonder. They all seem to have settled upon the same manipulative psychological techniques.
llanwydd: my father was 15 when FDR died
Beet: Truly mind/ and life altering masterpieces.
||||||||| 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."
EWeston: Trump's latest wall is now to be solar powered
llanwydd: a solar powered wall. fascinating
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: He just slammed wind power in Iowa, where they generate about a third of their power needs with wind.
EWeston: Special ideas from special people
rebozoette: it the nox of equis
cease: more than the moon, pete.
EWeston: It won't cost Mexico so much he claims
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Right, cease, there's Neptune to worry with...
llanwydd: whenever I think of Iowa I think of a beautiful girl I knew in college
llanwydd: Iowa isnt all corn
Beet: I think of endless corn fields
Beet: and the smell of manure.
llanwydd: lol
EWeston: Dad escaped from Iowa in the late 40's. The rest of the family followed later
Beet: I used to live there
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: When I drove through to Des Moines, everybody, & I mean every farm had spread pig manure that week. The entire state smelled like... well, methane +
llanwydd: its only for a week
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Then it snowed three feet in 72 hours.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Never saw that before
llanwydd: I havent seen snow in six years
Beet: Ah, yes, the SNOW!
EWeston: Historiclly Iowa spent much of its time under water
||||||||| 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!"
llanwydd: thats why its so flat
rebozoette: lalala
cease: ive lived in flat saskatchewan and mountainous bc. both have their charms, but mts are more varied
Beet: Interestind angle on Austin's attitude towards a record.
EWeston: Flat horizons make me a bit uncomfortable
Beet: I and Kurt are flatlanders from Texas.
EWeston: I was born in the Rocky Mountains myself
DJTweeny: Flatlanders is The Panhandle
DJTweeny: Austin is Hill Country ;)
rebozoette: there is always the poop deck
||||||||| "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!"
Beet: The audio is gone
EWeston: Hills and canyons can be nice irruptions in the landscape
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hmm... I've lost audio. Notice says I've lost the plug in needed... All this in mid sentence...
DJTweeny: RFD dropped for a second
Beet: It's back
cease: i just opened it on windows, having lost it on previous source
DJTweeny: my stream is still going
DJTweeny: cool Beet
EWeston: Back to the music here
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Reloaded the audio page, clicked & we're going again
Beet: Hey, Kurt, I always think of the drive between Houston (my place) and Austin - Flat, flat, flat.
cease: cutting in and out like a crazy monkey
EWeston: Me too
Beet: No sound
DJTweeny: everyone have the audio of the interview?
EWeston: Aostins now in a loop
DJTweeny: I'm going to start electrician and then see what's going on
Beet: Now back
cease: i had to switch to 16k
DJTweeny: give me a couple of minutes
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Beet: That was good
cease: this is from 93, just when the lads got back together
EWeston: Strike that bellows again Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood strides up to EWeston and asks "Would you like something?"
cease: this is kind of a promo for their reunion tour
rebozoette: waiting for waiting
EWeston: Wait here
DJTweeny: OK. let me check the streams
Beet: I always thought the cover art was very cool.
EWeston: David likes and has done collages
DJTweeny: My stream looks good, as does the connection to the RFD server
DJTweeny: I am listening to the stream on another machine
DJTweeny: I think we're OK now
EWeston: We're fine
Not Ed: Soundz good
DJTweeny: some sort of glitch with RFD's server, but we should be cool now
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Firesign’s “WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICIAN OR SOMEONE LIKE HIM”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out ELECTRICIAN at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wfte-rvitem=tcotrw-rv
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Not Ed: neato Tweeny thx
cease: much better
Not Ed: no it's a mound
EWeston: Weapons grade tacos
cease: proc took over the album cover design with 2 places, as i recall
Not Ed: yumm
Not Ed: interesting C
cease: you folks know what shiso leaves are?
EWeston: I like to catch them with my teeth
Not Ed: no!
Beet: Catherwood bring me an enchilada.
||||||||| Catherwood hands Beet an enchilada.
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
Beet: Sound gone again
Not Ed: catherwood pass out the sauce
||||||||| Catherwood passes out the sauce.
Not Ed passes out.
EWeston: That's some super sause
rebozoette: black out juice
Not Ed: Made of the finest ingredients
Beet: Back
Not Ed: I luvv this record upside and down
rebozoette: juicy
EWeston: Made with our costs in mind
DJTweeny: That's such great information about early FST and the making of the album. I may have to make it a habit to play these together. Side 1 after the first part, and then Side 2 after the 2nd.
Not Ed: juicy lucy in the sauce with dial soap
Not Ed: what?
Beet: I have always wondered where all of the music cues came from. Sounded like they were original to the piece.
Not Ed: Many questions.....
DJTweeny: Austin was so right about FST wanting to have the sort of production quality and techniques the Beatles were using
EWeston: What kind dial?
||||||||| 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 Tim plummets into the garden at 10:10 PM.
DJTweeny: nobody but nobody was multitracking spoken word albums like this
DJTweeny: Hi Tim
EWeston: AhTim
Beet: Yo Tim
Not Ed: WC Fields Forever -my favorite sketch
Not Ed: Hey Tim
DJTweeny: great stuff
cease: Hi Tim
Not Ed: Truly Tweeny
Beet: Anybody ever had a meldy hat?
||||||||| Tim leaves at 10:12 PM, singing "Oh, I'm just a little fishy, floating in the sea, and there ain't no hook that's smart enough to catch the likes of me..."
Not Ed: uh uh no what is it?
cease: how long will the monkey be sane this time?
Not Ed: what?
EWeston: Moldy yes
cease: the sound here has been cutting on and off, like, crazy primates
Not Ed: I had to restart it but now it's good 4 me C
Not Ed: that's your last chant, cowboy
Beet: Allthe references here so mirror our/my hippy sensibilities.
Not Ed: totally Beet
EWeston: Art deco tarot decks
Not Ed: heh
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I had been "into' the occult at this time & was REAL impressed with their references to things occult
rebozoette: all chairs on the deck are
EWeston: Aliens
Not Ed: After I first heard this LP I put away the Newhart records
rebozoette: rally green
Not Ed: Love Newhart don't get me wrong
Beet: lol ed
EWeston: Institutional yellow
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “WAITING FOR THE ELECTRICIAN OR SOMEONE LIKE HIM” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wfte-ln
Not Ed: lol
Not Ed: L O V E
cease: jam have you read Season of the Witch, How Occult Saved Rock and Roll?
EWeston: That stinks!
llanwydd: I bought Button Down Mind many years after it came out
Not Ed: Hey Larry
rebozoette: lub
Not Ed: great record, ya, llan
Rufus_T_Firetween: Not Ed: Love Newhart don't get me wrong << not in the same solar system, let alone neighborhood, but I like Newhart also :)
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Yeah, I put away my Bob & Ray album after hearing Electrician the first time.
EWeston: Newhart has done some nice bit on Big Bang Theory
Beet: getting their quota for unhip elders
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: No, cease, I have not. I will look for this!
cease: I used marc maron's interview with its author peter berbergal in one of my collages
Not Ed: indeed JAM, like B&R v3.0
Not Ed: Love Bob & Ray
llanwydd: I put away Matching Tie and Handkerchief when I first heard fst
Not Ed: younger crowds might not get this part today
cease: i think this is the most sophisticated stuff being done at the time.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Dr. Happy Harry Cox says “I was right about the comet! Check out my new DVD set EVERYTHING YOU KNOW IS WRONG: The Declassified Firesign Theatre 1968-1975 before it’s too late!!” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
cease: bergman was right about that. but there was competition, and bergman does compete
Not Ed: that was a very cruel record llan haha - the three-sided LP
Not Ed: amazing LP
llanwydd: yeah
Beet: imitating the intros James Brown used to get
Not Ed: both sides labeled side 1 - one of the sides had two paralel grooves from outside to in, so you never new which track, which version of the "side," the needle would hit
cease: i ihad a 3 sided record, the case of the 3-sided dream
Rufus_T_Firetween: Not Ed: that was a very cruel record llan haha - the three-sided LP << there two or three different versions, one was a double LP with 3 sides, another was one LP with dual-grooving one one side so you'd hear different tracks depending on where you dropped the needle
Not Ed: terrific
rebozoette: yucks away
Not Ed: Right Rufus ya
llanwydd: I had the one with the double groove
EWeston: This not a real test
||||||||| 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."
Not Ed: I have a couple of copies of that version too, one in good shape, the other played out
Not Ed: Austin's lead role!
EWeston: I beg your pardon sir, is this your marmoset?
Not Ed: (well besides Danger I guess)
DJTweeny: lol EW
Not Ed: ew lol
Not Ed: EW
EWeston: From bad scenes at an airport
Not Ed: three or four?
Beet: sound out again
rebozoette: is there air there
Not Ed no longer requires human food
EWeston: All you can aford
Beet: back
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Aww, it's the bees and spiders again, messing with the audio.
Not Ed: we're glad you made it Beet
Not Ed: gremlins
cease: just back on in time for the Ice Show
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: You made it in time for side 5, beet!
Beet: referring to the sound
Not Ed: from the kremlin
rebozoette: wheres the beat
||||||||| Around 10:31 PM, llanwydd walks off into the sunset...
Beet: been here all along
Not Ed: ice follies or ice capades?
EWeston: In the closet
||||||||| Catherwood leads llanwydd in through the front door at 10:32 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
rebozoette: folly lolly la
Not Ed: frick & frack
llanwydd: i meant to say goodnight before slipping out. See you next week!
Not Ed: hey llan take care
EWeston: Stay cool IIan
||||||||| llanwydd rushes off, saying "10:33 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Beet: G'Nite llan
cease: have a good week, llan
Not Ed: can't wait til they arrest Dishonest Don
EWeston: It's still beating
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Me too, NotEd
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Sleep well,Llan!
Not Ed: love the sound of the power drain during electric chair bit --sub sonic!
rebozoette: duct tap
Not Ed: right arm, JAM
Not Ed: Resist!
Beet: I'm actually more afraid of Pence
Not Ed: Both R nuts
EWeston: Pence has felt a need to lawyer up as well.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: He needs to go too, along with Banyon, Ryan, McConnell
Not Ed: running scared
Not Ed: from support mode to career survival mode
EWeston: A nice dream Jam. They'll not easily leave the halls of power
Not Ed: valid point EW
Beet: A friend of mine calls them the Repukes.
Not Ed: he calls them well Beet
cease: your country is not only plunging, its dragging the rest of us with you
EWeston: Ripublicans was a firesign word, and damocrats
Beet: sad
Not Ed: just remember you are the center C
Not Ed: so is Beet
Not Ed: etc.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: No, E, but neither did George III, & we had to take him on too
EWeston: Don is a horrible embarasment nationally and internationally
Not Ed: GREAT record lol
Beet: I was a lifetime Republican myself until George W
cease: i learned a lot from my recent journey.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: How many other 'comedy' recordings hold up as funny & endoyable after half a century?
cease: as they said, this a very european album, this bit in particular
cease: this sounds like sometihng happening in europe, not usa
Not Ed: sorry bout that Beet - progressive here but it has been horrid to watch the rep party die
EWeston: I used to vote for some republicans with a clear concious. I can't do that today
Not Ed: nope
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Nixon made me a lifelong Demo. Though when they wouldn't run Bernie, I kinda left them, as well
Not Ed: We made it to side 6!
DJTweeny: The whole business had turned me into a Libertarian
Not Ed: Yeah tricky dick was something else huh
Not Ed: Thank you Tweeny
rebozoette: 200 lb breathing
Beet: Bernie is the very last principalled politician.
rebozoette: taffy
Not Ed: taffy pull?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I attended several Libertarian meetings, & was put off by all the Ayn Rand faintics.
DJTweeny: yw Not Ed :)
EWeston: I' d like to see the libertarians do a ground up thing.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: fanatics
DJTweeny: lots of flavors of Libertarian, Johan
cease: Beet,I live in a different country and have just returned from another with a strong repudiation of trumpism. uk giong this directrion as well
DJTweeny: Noam Chomsky is considered a left-libertarian
Not Ed: I liked The Fountainhead but then...well...she lost me
DJTweeny: Noam likes 'libertarian socialism'
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I hope that's true DJT, 'cos the ones I saw weren't worth considering
Not Ed: Right Tweeny
Beet: I was really bolstered by the UK recently
rebozoette: wreckers
Not Ed: all power to nobody as austin said
DJTweeny: Libertarian Socialism - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left-libertarianism#Libertarian_socialism
EWeston: Wranters and goons
Not Ed: Tx Tweeny
DJTweeny: yw
cease: everyone i met was elated by the french election. posters still posted every where
cease: this is from thier 70 tour
EWeston: In the mean time the white nationalists seem to be fighting amugst themselves
Not Ed: Ah - sorry y'all - must dash - SO great to see you and enjoy Tweeny's (and Merl's and Rufus's) show 2 gether - thanks Tween & bye all
Beet: When I was in Paris in '72 I was amazed by how many Communist posters were everywhere.
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EWeston: NotEd G'bye
rebozoette: all hail hale
Beet: Nite Not
EWeston: Heartily so
DJTweeny: be well, Ed
cease: when i was there previous times it didnt strike me as particularly dirty. now it did.
cease: keep well,not
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: G'nite all - love, love, love to all! & thanks!
cease: sound is where?
Beet: See ya JAM
EWeston: It's an elusive beastie
cease: come back all the time, jam
EWeston: Yah checkout time in the key of D minus
DJTweeny: having problems with the audio again?
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rebozoette: Beet cease DJTweeny EWeston Johan Amadeus Myjetski Not Ed thnaks for a lovely and thanks tweeny for everythingy
Beet: Kind of a surreal evening. Very appropriate. Thanks all. Thanks Dr. Tween. G;Nite.
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all! See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
cease: we do our best.
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
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||||||||| Not Ed - dead from the common cold
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||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from pneumonia
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||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
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||||||||| Beet - dead from The Plague
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||||||||| rebozoette - dead from Globner's disease
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||||||||| cease - dead from the fiddlers
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The Evening's Participants:
Beet
cease
DJTweeny
EWeston
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
llanwydd
Not Ed
rebozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
URL References:
http://davidossman.com
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
http://firesigntheatre.com/funway
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wfte-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wfte-rvitem=tcotrw-rv
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://www.davidossman.com
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
http://www.firezine.net/faq/fst-disc-1.html
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Left-libertarianism#Libertarian_socialism



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