A Firesign Chat


||||||||| 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 October 18, 2007 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Outside, the 8:30 AM bus from Elmertown pulls away, leaving Firebroiled coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Firebroiled: There must be some way out of this.
I’ll change the air,
that’s what I’ll do.
What have I got left on the Climate Control?

Dust Storm?

Tibetan Wilderness?

Land of the Pharaohs?

Land of the Pharaohs!

That sounds great! . . .

Firebroiled: How about Saint Paul Nights . .??
||||||||| Firebroiled leaves at 8:32 AM, 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..."
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "8:02 PM and late as usual, it's Dr. Headphones, just back from Coopersville."
Dr. Headphones: dear friends, i thought i'd drop in and say "hello" before heading upstairs to bed. one of these thursdays i'll plan to stay up late!
Dr. Headphones: TTFN (ta ta for now)
||||||||| Dr. Headphones leaves at 8:03 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..."
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'ah,clem', just granted probation at 8:32 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| New CNI streaming notice: '"a few minutes with FireSign Theatre" at about 9 eastern, a rat tail in the bottle? where is the electrician?'
||||||||| At 8:35 PM, ah,clem hurries out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| Outside, the 8:53 PM crosstown bus from Waterford pulls away, leaving Mudhead coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| Catherwood escorts ah,clem in through the front door at 8:58 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
ah,clem: a little warm up music for the as usuall late arivals
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, October 18, 2007 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:03 PM and Merlyn bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Merlyn: ]Pouf[
Mudhead: Welcome Merlyn
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'cease', just granted probation at 9:04 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Merlyn: hey mudhead
||||||||| 9:04 PM: Johnny Piano jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
Johnny Piano: Hope that magic smoke doesn't cause cancer, Merl
Merlyn: just mutations
cease: hey
Mudhead: hello cat n Johny
Johnny Piano: Those are okay, even possibly fun!
Johnny Piano: Hey Mud, yo Cat, hello Clem...
Merlyn: hey JP, haven't seen you for a while
cease: chatting causes cancer.
cease: at least to cats
Johnny Piano: And of course, hola, Merlyn
Johnny Piano: Been busy or otherwise distracted, sir
Johnny Piano: Acquired a new synth and had to do a lot of reprogramming
ah,clem: hi all
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and intones "Presenting 'Boney', just granted probation at 9:07 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
cease: hows it cleming?
Johnny Piano: Whaz real, ah-clem?
cease: bone. you're early
Johnny Piano: Hi Boney!
Merlyn: synthetics? Use all-natural gasoline!
ah,clem: you are, JP
Johnny Piano: Nah, I get high on the real thing...
Johnny Piano: Too kind, Clem
Boney: clem, cat, piano, merl, 'head
cease: i thought high was the real thing
Johnny Piano: I saw where KenD popped his mug in for a brief moment prior to us all sneaking in...
Merlyn: no, that's coke. Or coke.
ah,clem: that too, Cat
Mudhead: yes, hes in bed
cease: kend was here?
Mudhead: that lucky...
Boney ducks out momentarily muttering about being in search of Joe. "BRB" he sez.
cease: i have no tolerance for soft drinks
Johnny Piano: Well, you know, Merlyn - More Sugar!!
cease: did y'all get his wedding announcement? could have fooled me
Merlyn: you're not soft on drinks, eh?
Johnny Piano: Wedding? Really?
Johnny Piano: Probably more soft because of drinks...
cease: the heading was ken and pam's wedding, and ken was the minister, not the groom
cease: sounds almost firesonian
Johnny Piano: Better than smithsonian
Merlyn: ken & ken, I now pronounce you mister and minister
Mudhead: So ken sealed the deal
Johnny Piano: Or smith & wessonian
cease: no, ken is still single. hopefully he got paid for his efforts
||||||||| "9:12 PM? 9:12 PM!!" says Catherwood, "principalpoop should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as principalpoop enters and sits on the divan.
cease: hope he has better luck with the next mrs. kend
Mudhead: my mom is a justice, she does the weddings fo free
cease: hi poop. hows it poopin?
principalpoop: ahh here I am, I wondered where I was
Merlyn: just ice, eh? No soft drinks?
Merlyn: you're on the divan
principalpoop: civilization hoh
Johnny Piano: Yo poop!
principalpoop: hi JP
Johnny Piano: Civilization Ho'?
principalpoop: M MH
principalpoop: you are not listening to cni?
Johnny Piano: Sure, love to meet a civilized ho.
Johnny Piano: Nope...hadn't gotten that far.
Johnny Piano: Godfrey Daniel, which way's Goshen?
principalpoop: what is all this about a rat tail?
cease: will she still be exciting in her primitive splendour?
Johnny Piano: Take a guess, poop
Johnny Piano: Cat, not if she's now civilized
principalpoop: There must be some way out of this.
cease: alas. a loss
Johnny Piano: Left turn at Albuquerque.
principalpoop: i don't give a rat's ass about the rat's tail
Merlyn: we need a new pun
principalpoop: or I don't give a rat's tail about...
Johnny Piano: Probably more of a tale than a tail...perhaps a tale of a tail
principalpoop: pun??
principalpoop: what is a pun?
Johnny Piano: Use a pun, go to jail
Mudhead: just like the old pun
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and pipes up "Presenting 'H. Stones', just granted probation at 9:17 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
cease: more suns, less puns
H. Stones: Greetings
cease: more stones too
principalpoop: g'day matey
Johnny Piano: Stones, you old fellow
Merlyn: hey stones
principalpoop: oops, that is australian
Mudhead: howdy
H. Stones: hope i find you all in good spirits
principalpoop: puns are not allowed until fong arrives, put them in a pile by the door
Johnny Piano: Catherwood, would you please fetch me a glass of merlot?
||||||||| Catherwood brings Johnny Piano a glass of merlot.
Johnny Piano: Thank you, Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood answers "Just doing my job!"
H. Stones: can i keep my Lightsaver
Johnny Piano: Don't trip over the punpile
Merlyn: is it luke skywalker's lightsaver?
principalpoop: i just got winamp 5.5, i tried not to download the divx/ipod/encoding junk with it
H. Stones: yes Merlyn, i am looking after it for him
principalpoop: catherwood, bring me a glass of meatloaf please
||||||||| Catherwood brings principalpoop a glass of meatloaf.
Johnny Piano: Ewwwww, nasty, PP
Johnny Piano: Does it also sing "Paradise By The Dashboard Light"?
principalpoop: yes, I don't have an ipod
principalpoop: oops all I wanted was a glass of meat, not the person loaf
H. Stones: your a sane man Poop
principalpoop: and you stones, how are things in hobbit land?
Johnny Piano: Not if he drinks that, he ain't
H. Stones: its been taken over by Mordor PP
principalpoop: i am beyond sane, I am outsane
cease: is stones in hobbitown?
Johnny Piano: Pass that glass over to Quinn the Eskimo
Johnny Piano: I hear he's into cups of meat
principalpoop: I thought mordor was the mountain
Johnny Piano: Mount Doom
||||||||| 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 TweenDees&Does disembarks at 9:22 PM.
H. Stones: the price of animal feed has doubled in the last six months and Bush decides to make fuel from it
principalpoop: is he coming? I will jump for joy
TweenDees&Does: Howdy all...
Johnny Piano: Tween!!
Merlyn: hey tween
principalpoop: hi tween
principalpoop: G U R U
TweenDees&Does: Comeon, without....
H. Stones: Yo Tween
cease: there's a local prof who discovered that depriving them of their culture brought about ubiquitous alcoholism in native communities, nothing genetic
cease: a big shock!
principalpoop: say the word and be like me
Mudhead: Hiya Tween
cease: he got an award for the discovery.
Johnny Piano: With all the high grade crap in D.C., I think they ought to back Poopane as a new fuel source
TweenDees&Does: Was just listenig to this earlier today
principalpoop: that applies to the who society
cease: he had an experiemtn with rats. they could have all the heroin they wanted. but unless they lived in cages, they had no interest in it
Boney ducks in.
Johnny Piano: Bony Ducks?!
principalpoop: a boney duck
cease: i had both a good and bad duck the other day. see blog, www.seemrealland.blogspot.com
Johnny Piano: Not much meat on 'em - must be in their cups and glasses
TweenDees&Does: Then all they wanted to do was look around mazes for cheese?
Boney gets two minutes in the penalty box for cross checking.
ah,clem: ...
cease: bad duck acts like goofy and donald attacking your tongue in bizarre ways
Johnny Piano: Want some nachos, Boney?
H. Stones: makes a change from cross dressing, Boney
principalpoop: groovy
principalpoop: hi ahh, clem
TweenDees&Does: Duck sans l'orange
Mudhead: early night for me dear friends, glad to see yur all here, till next week
TweenDees&Does: lol Stones
Boney taps his ice skate provocatively.
||||||||| "9:26 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Mudhead, who then scurries out through the french doors and down through the garden.
principalpoop: ciao mudhead
cease: i thought colbert was tlaklnig about htis ref, roofers
Johnny Piano: Good night, Mr. Head
cease: actually its the date rape drug. new to me
TweenDees&Does: Going to skate on the thine ice of a new day, Boney?
TweenDees&Does: Hey Mud
||||||||| 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 llanwydd gets out at 9:26 PM.
cease: by mud
principalpoop: en garde llan
llanwydd: anybody here or is it just us?
cease: hi llan
TweenDees&Does: Evenin' LL
principalpoop: not me
TweenDees&Does: I'm certainly not here
cease: its just us
llanwydd: I'm not all there
principalpoop: groovy
cease: hey tween, i just heard austin lost its air america channel.
cease: bummer
Boney: The leather was never colder, Tween.
principalpoop: far out
principalpoop: ouch
cease: and speaking of air america, i learned from elayne that randi rhodes was mugges
H. Stones: that was careless of them, cease
cease: good to hear her back today
principalpoop: i dated a mugges
cease: you would think thre would be a commercial base for said station
cease: mugged
principalpoop: but she got shot, it was a mugges shot
cease: better muggles than mugged
H. Stones: did they steal her script ?
Merlyn: I thought Rhodes couldn't even be sure what happened because she was injured
Boney goes back to the penalty box. Two minutes for fighting. Ain't love grand?
TweenDees&Does: Didn't know that about Austin. Always listen online anyway
principalpoop ( not good
cease: muggles an ancient term for joint, ringer, roofer, reeferette
Johnny Piano: Was it a mug of meat?
cease: thats no mug. thats my dog
principalpoop: stop loafing around with that joke
Johnny Piano: Sounds like a really hairy pot-ter, Cat
||||||||| "9:30 PM? 9:30 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Bunnyboy should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Bunnyboy enters and sits on the couch.
Bunnyboy: lo dere
H. Stones: hi Bunny
principalpoop: hip hop bunnyboy
Johnny Piano: Yo Bun
llanwydd: muggles sounds like a dog's name
Bunnyboy watches the wind blow
TweenDees&Does: Lo dere Bun
cease: hi bunny
llanwydd: Hey Bunny
H. Stones: wasnt he a friend of Biggles /
cease: hows it hopping?
principalpoop: up down in out anyway the wind blows, please don't eat the daisys
Johnny Piano: Boggles the mind, Stones
llanwydd: I remember the muggles. video killed the radio star
H. Stones: here's some daisies i picked earlier Poop
Johnny Piano: "Video Killed The Radio Star..."
cease: if the mind cant be boggled, there'd be no firesign theatre
principalpoop: towel
principalpoop: bath
principalpoop: border
Bunnyboy: (sings) In my mind, and in my car...
principalpoop: may I see your passport please?
llanwydd: what does it feel like to be boggled?
H. Stones: your bags have been sent on ahead Poop
Boney: http://www.kroqreunion.com/image/bigpic/bigrose77.jpg This is a picture of Phil Austin and David Ossman doing live coverage of the 1977 Rose Parade in Pasadena.
cease: how are your bunnies, bunny?
principalpoop: give them dinner please, we skipped lunch
TweenDees&Does: Not much comedy that stays fresh after such a long time
cease: they look so young
Bunnyboy: cat: Oh, no more bunnies. Ain't had for about 3 years. 2 spaniels only.
principalpoop: 1977 was a different place, that is sure
H. Stones: i see the winner of the National Beard Contest was there
cease: so now you're Doggyboy?
Boney: The senior Senator from Iowa speaks with flirtatious leather accents.
principalpoop: omg that is 30 years ago now
TweenDees&Does: What a great picture :-) That's a keeper
Bunnyboy: cat: Naw, and I ain't Bat Boy, neither.
llanwydd: and patented leather fangs
principalpoop: is that he doctor or the other guy?
Johnny Piano: Poop, don't remind us
cease: this album is 40 years old
Bunnyboy: Although BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL is playing at our local live theatre jernt in West Seattle, ArtsWest.
principalpoop: i can shout, don't hear you
Bunnyboy: But I loves muh dogs.
llanwydd: I'm not much older than the album
Johnny Piano: Call the age police!
principalpoop: that is illegal in my state bunny
H. Stones: does the new Winamp have the latest Kluge and Bloatware codec ?
cease: whenver i see rabbit on menu, i think of you, bunny
TweenDees&Does: It does give one pause to consider that, cease
cease: never eaten it and hopefuly never will
Bunnyboy: poop: Depends which way they're facing. Nyok!
principalpoop: yes, it has a kitchen sink too
llanwydd: I've never seen rabbit on a menu
principalpoop: my turn to say, ewwwww
cease: proctor's fave language
H. Stones: excellent, the garbage disposal on Real Player is hosed
Bunnyboy: Oh, gawd, now I'm gonna have my picture descrambled. Oh, lawdy...
llanwydd: but I have eaten it. my father was a big game hunter
llanwydd: not that rabbit is big game
principalpoop: i lived with a couple that raised rabbits for food
cease: this one place in spain, supposed to be best restauanrt in the world, has deep fried rabbit ears on menu.
cease: no thanks
H. Stones: how high did they raise em poop ?
cease: did it taste like chicken?
ah,clem: your last name Fudd, ll?
principalpoop: she was a grad student in architecture, he had dropped out of high school and rebuilt VWs
Bunnyboy: I have a recipe for Squirrel Pie. It includes a novel way for skinning said rodent, using a bicycle pump.
llanwydd: my mother would prepare rabbit with a kind of breading
Johnny Piano: Kill da wabbit!
llanwydd: made the buckshot easier to chew
Bunnyboy: That said, I AIN'T DOIN' IT!
TweenDees&Does: lol LL
Johnny Piano: Singe 'em, Bunny
H. Stones: is that the secret of Welsh Rabbit llan ?
principalpoop: Tennessee Fried Rabbit, lets go to TFR
ah,clem: lol Bun, thereis more than one way to skin a squirrel
TweenDees&Does: Aw, c'mon Bunny
Bunnyboy: LOONEY TUNES GOLDEN COLLECTION VOL. 5, in stores 10-30.
Bunnyboy: Yeah, char 'em. Good lord, a stiff idiot is the worst kind.
TweenDees&Does: OS X Leopard release 10-26
principalpoop: we only have store #31 here
ah,clem: I have thankfully never pumped a squirrel
cease: you think it;'l be any good, tween?
Bunnyboy: I'll haveta gots me a Mac someday.
principalpoop: i have the negatives still ahhh, clem
llanwydd: I've eaten squirrel too. don't even remember what it tastes like
Merlyn: I've got an intel mac even though I have intel. I can run PC games on it
Bunnyboy: Any Fassbinder fans?
ah,clem: burn 'em
Johnny Piano: Yeah, looking forward to Mr. Le-O-Pard
llanwydd: but I was starving in the park one day
cease: i've had burgoo at local restaurant, supposed to be original squirrel recipe from kentucky or somewhere. thankfully this place use pork.
H. Stones: theres a few of em in Germany i think Bunny
principalpoop: sure, but I must scan them first
ah,clem: like gamey chicken, with a little frog, lol
Bunnyboy: Stones: *snork!* It is to laugh.
principalpoop: rat meat is expensive, hard to get the meat
TweenDees&Does: Sounds like a Whizzo recipe, Clem ;-)
Merlyn: is leopard a free update to OS/X or pay?
llanwydd: and who would want it anyway
Bunnyboy: All 14 and a half hours of BERLIN ALEXANDERPLATZ are being released, in a Criterion edition, on 11-13.
TweenDees&Does: No, $129 retail Merlyn
Johnny Piano: Pay, as far as I know, Merl
principalpoop: gesundheit bunnyboy
cease: is it worth renting, bun?
H. Stones: wow, it will be difficult to laugh for that long wont it Bunny ?
cease: i just watched dozens of hours of german cinema, the Heimat series
ah,clem: just go to rat in the box, they'll eat what you don't
Johnny Piano: Catherwood, please bring principalpoop a glass of rat meat
||||||||| Catherwood gets principalpoop a glass of rat meat.
cease: it gets ponderous.
Merlyn: has that time machine file recovery
Bunnyboy: cat: Dunno. Possession is 9 tenths of the fun.
principalpoop: i don't go to jack in the box, because they jack in the box
cease: for refreshment, i watched The Thin Man. Delightful
Johnny Piano: My compliments, sir
Bunnyboy: But it's very well reviewed.
llanwydd: the leonard maltin guide said Heimat was just a glorified soap opera
Johnny Piano: Not in Monterey, Poop
principalpoop: yum, thanks
TweenDees&Does: The jazz festival?
principalpoop: Colby
cease: the first part is prettty good. the 2nd series gets bogged down with the musician's life in munich.
ah,clem: guts in a cup, yum
Bunnyboy: Played as 14 episodes, on German TV, and as a weeklong theatrical event, back in the 80's.
llanwydd: Monterey Poop?
llanwydd: I think I 've heard of it
principalpoop: Jack
cease: jimmy hendix discovers america
Johnny Piano: Poop cheese
principalpoop: no, that was columbo, before his wife got lost in the delta quandrant
Bunnyboy: The 80th anniversary edition of THE JAZZ SINGER came out this week. Three Disc set, including documentaries on early film sound processes, and a couple of dozen vintage, pre-1930's Vitaphone shorts.
Bunnyboy: Vaudeville ain't dead!
Johnny Piano: But thankfully, no Neil Diamond...
H. Stones: i really couldnt stand Columbo Poop, same scenario every episode
principalpoop: slowly I turned
Merlyn: 2 dozen free shorts! And me sitting here in my underwear!
cease: in the sense that "chivalry isnt dead" bunny
Johnny Piano: "Love on the rocks, ain't no surprise..."
llanwydd: I've seen some 1926 talkie shorts on tcm
llanwydd: ancient talkies excite me for some reason
TweenDees&Does: TCM's got some great stuff
TweenDees&Does: Silent Movies even
principalpoop: what do you like stones? you are a real mary mary quite contrary
cease: go back and prevent your grandparents from having sex. change the time line
llanwydd: I understand there are older talkies than that
Merlyn: yeah, but the shorts aren't on the schedule, so it's hard to find one you want. I saw the Ritz brothers in Hotel Anchovey, their first short
Bunnyboy: Any film older than 1930 makes my pants wanna get up and dance.
H. Stones: i love old B Movies in monochrome
principalpoop: Watson? are you there? go get me a morphine tonic
TweenDees&Does: Amazing what Huges did in the late 20's with Hells Angels
cease: i watched The Thin Man the other day, 1947 seemed more like late 30s
TweenDees&Does: Love the movie The Aviator just for that story
llanwydd: that was 1930 tween
principalpoop: ahhh the voice of ahhhh, clem
Bunnyboy: Yeah, some of the recent TCM shorts are probably on the JAZZ SINGER set. They cross-market Warner's classic division releases very well.
Johnny Piano: Cat, we'll go get Christopher Lloyd and get right on that timeline thing...
llanwydd: I met the guy who restored the color scenes in Hell's Angels and the original Ben Hur
TweenDees&Does: Released in 1930, but it took 4 years to make LL
llanwydd: He gave me stills from them which I still have
cease: i see turner is going to broadcast Head again this weekend
llanwydd: have still
Merlyn: you met the original Ben Hur? He must be 2000 years old, like Mel Brooks
principalpoop: ben who?
principalpoop: Same to you ahh, clem
cease: i tpaed it when it was on before but tape got eaten. must keep a copy of this one.
Johnny Piano: I love that flick...(HEAD, I mean)
cease: my father would enjoy seeing ralph williams again
TweenDees&Does: (between these and those, clem)
Bunnyboy: Hopefully, Warner will finally get that GREED set out within the next year.
Johnny Piano: I have it on DVD
principalpoop: i was making coffee
principalpoop: and then had to update my winamp, I am sorry ahhh, clem
Johnny Piano: And did coffee respond, Poop?
Merlyn: Be right back, my update lied to me and I have to reboot
principalpoop: black and hot, yowzah
principalpoop: good luck M
ah,clem: sorta this and that?
TweenDees&Does: Hate it what that happens, Merlyn
Johnny Piano: More sugar!
cease: its ah clem
principalpoop: the adventure of the swollen sock
Bunnyboy: I love the reason for the title: Jack Nicholson and Bob Rafaelson joked that, if there was a sequel, they could market thusly - "From the producers who gave you HEAD!"
Johnny Piano: Really, Bunny? Was that it?
Bunnyboy: JP: Yes, indeedy.
TweenDees&Does: Yes, clem
Johnny Piano: Always wondered about that...
Boney gets five minutes in the penalty box for telling the Senator to "keep your dongle to yourself."
Johnny Piano: There's some chatter about Rhino possibly doing a new HEAD dvd.
principalpoop: oops, it was not watson, who did thomas edison call for help on the first phone?
llanwydd: I saw Head. It's only worth seeing once
Boney: Any Ottawans here? Any Charles Rocket fans?
Bunnyboy: Poop: That's a trick question. It was Alexander Graham Bell who called for help.
Bunnyboy: Charles Rocket RIP.
TweenDees&Does: biab
principalpoop: a movie with cher, how could you not like it
Johnny Piano: 9-1-1
Bunnyboy: And Watson was his assistant.
H. Stones: need to reboot brb
Johnny Piano: Rocket = suicide
cease: i used to play firesign theatre on the radio in ottawa. 1969
llanwydd: elementary
principalpoop: uh oh, you are right bunnyboy, my last brain cell is struggling
Boney: I just found out that Charles Rocket passed away--two years ago. I have only one thing to say. FUCK!
Johnny Piano: Now they'll boot you off of SNL, Boney
principalpoop: it was watson? ahh the cell was ok lol
||||||||| H. Stones leaves at 9:56 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..."
||||||||| Catherwood escorts H. Stones inside, makes a note of the time (9:56 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
principalpoop: wb stones
Bunnyboy: Unless you're Norm MacDonald. Then, they'll just confine you to desk duty, then fire you.
Johnny Piano: Stones is using the latest in Web technology, the virtual revolving door
Bunnyboy: And Bell wouldn't have a phone in his home. What does that tell you?
Merlyn: now I'm back
principalpoop: wb M
Johnny Piano: Well, Bunny - NBC has made some strides in the past 20+ years...
principalpoop: how did you stay in and reboot? magic
Merlyn: I beat the reaper, that's how!
principalpoop: wow
Boney: Gilbert Gottfried is on Howard Stern's show sometimes. So you see everything worked out for the best.
Bunnyboy: JP: Yes. To their credit, they kept HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET on the air for 7 seasons.
Johnny Piano: Awreet the Beeper!
llanwydd: I didn't own a phone till I was in my thirties. didn't want to be called in to work
llanwydd: well, no one has ever accused me of being eccentric
principalpoop: they are afraid to do that llan
Johnny Piano: Gee, llan, you're eccentric!
Merlyn: but pluto is
Bunnyboy: Boney: Yeah, it's funny to watch the 2nd episode of the 1st season of SNL...and see Denny Dillon. Forgot she was a "specialty player" back then.
principalpoop: pluto is what?
Johnny Piano: (Figured someone had to beat that average...)
Boney: Jay Leno was in Americathon.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Merlyn: eccentric
Johnny Piano: Doumanian...feh! Just because you're friends with Woody Allen doesn't make you knowledgable about comedy
principalpoop: ahh i was smoking some good stuff back in the first years of SNL, that would alter my memories
Bunnyboy: Boney: And AMERICAN HOT WAX. Those are 2 films that played to death on cable, in the 70's.
Boney: I watch The Dead Zone sometimes. Canadian.
Bunnyboy: JP: And now she isn't even friends with Woody, but then, who is?
llanwydd: never cared for premium cable
principalpoop: not eccentric, just a little wobbily, aren't we all?
llanwydd: give me tcm
Johnny Piano: Soon-Yi?
llanwydd: amc used to be good
Bunnyboy concurs. TCM rocks!
principalpoop: my sister had a rambler from amc
Bunnyboy: AMC has one shining beacon: MAD MEN.
Johnny Piano: My dad drove a Gremlin
principalpoop: you are kidding?
Bunnyboy: Season finale tonight.
llanwydd: tcm showed Grand Hotel this morning. one of my 10 or 15 favorites
principalpoop: season finale? it is october...
Boney: Writers: Phil Proctor and Peter Bergman. They wrote the play upon which Americathon is based. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078766/
Johnny Piano: Hey, how 'bout that Joey Bishop?
Bunnyboy: Found a used copy of FLESH AND BLOOD, a documentary about Hammer films, NOT the Paul Verhoeven film.
Bunnyboy: Which, of course, is FLESH + BLOOD.
Boney: Joey Bishop is in the Dead Zone?
principalpoop: peter marshall as himself
Johnny Piano: Jawohl, Boney
principalpoop: i saw jan hammer
llanwydd: bishop was the last of the "rat pack" I hear
Bunnyboy: poop: 13 ep season. Started in June.
Boney: mein hair?
llanwydd: although some say shirley maclaine was among the rat pack
Boney: mine hair
Johnny Piano: ...is falling out
principalpoop: ahh ok, I don't watch tv, thanks
Boney: yet another blown text joke
Johnny Piano: Poop uses his TV as a paperweight
principalpoop: your wig blew away?
Bunnyboy: Yes, it's the end of "Fall Preview TV Guide" programming. There are at least 3 distinct television seasons now.
Bunnyboy: Deborah Kerr RIP
Boney: blown wig
Johnny Piano: Distinct or De-Stinked?
principalpoop: why do I know that name?
Johnny Piano: Teresa Brewer also RIP
Boney: Vicki's still going strong
principalpoop: name a film she was in
Bunnyboy: Sept-Oct, Jan-Feb and "summer".
principalpoop: was she the King and I?
llanwydd: vicki? the queen?
Johnny Piano: From here To Eternity
Bunnyboy: She was "Anna" in THE KING AND I.
llanwydd: she's been gone a while
llanwydd: it's hard to picture joey bishop being 89 years old
principalpoop: the rule of law is on its deathbed, they are going to give immunity to companies that broke laws...
Boney: Maybe we should change this to a SNL Sixth Season chat room
Johnny Piano: Boney, are you referring to Vikki Carr?
llanwydd: he didn't look it last time I saw him
cease: i remember watching his tv show. that was long ago
principalpoop: stones should know vikki carr
Boney: aw, I spelled her name wrong
Boney: Sorry!
Bunnyboy: I remember Deborah Kerr receiving an honorary Oscar in the early 90's. She suffered from Parkinson's disease, even then.
Johnny Piano: Yeah, the one time Rundgren does SNL, and Rocket has to make it a little more memorable...
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| H. Stones - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
TweenDees&Does: Poop - George Bush: CEO-in-Chief
principalpoop: yes sir
Bunnyboy: Is Rundgren still touring with The New Cars?
Boney: Joe Piscopo did a great Joey Bishop impersonation
Johnny Piano: New Cars are done for "the season."
Boney: You'd swear it was him
Johnny Piano: Rundgren is supposed to be working on a new solo album next, and will likely tour next summer.
cease: bishop seemd old even in those days
Bunnyboy: Trivia question: who was the 3rd performer to drop the F-bomb on SNL, joining the ranks of Charles Rocket and Norm MacDonald?
Boney: Let's write a list of SNL veterans who are now clean and sober
Bunnyboy: JP: Great Rundgren news!
Johnny Piano: Technically, Paul Shaffer said the F-bomb before any of them!
llanwydd: I haven't followed snl since chevy chase left
Bunnyboy: John Goodman just popped outta rehab.
Johnny Piano: Kasim Sulton says more New Cars is possible.
Merlyn: you floggin' liar!
Bunnyboy: JP: You win!
Johnny Piano: Shaffer says he slipped in that sketch you refer to Merlyn, where they're doing a riff on the infamous Troggs tape...
principalpoop: chevy chase never left, he has been on over 100 SNL shows
Bunnyboy: They threw Chevy a bone a few weeks back. He did a "senior correspondent" report on Weekend Update, a couple of days before his birthday.
Boney: I think Chev was clean and sober when he hosted his own show
Boney: He looked like he wanted to crawl out of his own skin
principalpoop: is that why i never even knew he had a show?
Boney: It wasn't on long
Johnny Piano: I thought you'd didn't watch TV, Poop
principalpoop: i used to, constantly
cease: chev made millions in movies
Bunnyboy: Yeah, was Chevy pre-Joan Rivers and Arsenio? He had a late-night interview show that tanked.
cease: he doesnt need snl. nice of him to tout the firesign though
TweenDees&Does: I love Farley's "Motivational Speaker" bits, but generally the later SNL incarnations haven't impressed me...
Boney: Why are we calling him Chev? None of us know him.
Johnny Piano: Austin wrote for Chevy's talk show, as I recall
principalpoop: i have been to chevy chase
cease: my father was a ford dealer. chevs not allowed
Johnny Piano: Sven Svensson here - like to buy a used Fjord?
Bunnyboy: Chris Farley's brother, Kevin, was very funny on last week's CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM.
principalpoop: henry or jerry?
Johnny Piano: Don't know, Mr. Poop - I'll have to dig it up for you
Bunnyboy: Chev! Chevy! Chevorama! The Chevster! Chev!
principalpoop: i can google, save your shovel
Johnny Piano: Chev Guavara
Boney: I love cheddar cheese... To much. High cholesterol
cease: i was never enthusiastic for that show, bun
Boney: Too much
Boney: Larry David rules.
principalpoop: you curbed it eh?
cease: did you all see elayne's ref to ernie kovacs recently?
llanwydd: interesting that so many snl people died young
Bunnyboy: cat: No. Do tell.
Johnny Piano: Percy Dovetonsils?
llanwydd: of course it's tragic but it's really no coincidence
cease: he set a standard i expected the firesign to aspire to if not top. alas, was not the case on weirdly cool
cease: proc has spoken of kovacs as firesign influence but much of his humour was visual
Johnny Piano: If WEIRDLY COOL had been more of a production and less of a performance, perhaps...
Merlyn: kovacs did a lot of radio in his early philly days
llanwydd: I remember pbs ran some kovacs episodes back in the 70s
Boney: How about that Al Franken? I'm thinking about moving to Minnesota just so I can vote for him.
cease: my point
cease: yes, im always getting solicitations from his daughter
principalpoop: ahh tennesse ernie ford, it all fits together
cease: i sgined up at his website to see how hes doing and all he wants to do is ask for money.
Boney: I'm in California now. It gets kind of cold there in the winter, doesn't it?
cease: which i thikn is totally illegal. foreing funds and all
Johnny Piano: According to a letter I received from Proctor back in the 70s when those Kovacs shows were airing on PBS, those weren't even the true "best of"
principalpoop: it might ok during the primaries, tongue in cheek
principalpoop: be
Boney: Dissidents now have entertaining Duma representative in Siberia
Johnny Piano: Uh-oh, chat in vaporlock
principalpoop: tv is not bad, they have great storytellers ahh telling stories, i don't like being addicted to that anymore..
TweenDees&Does: I see everybody's moving up the primates this year...
cease: vapchatlock. isnt that one of the countries in Risk?
Johnny Piano: Flinging poo
TweenDees&Does: And don't forget Southern Bezerkistan ;-)
Bunnyboy: Vapchatlock and Flinkypoo, yes.
principalpoop: yes, next kumchocka, you can take mongolia and china after you take it
Johnny Piano: Bozos, Beaners, Zips, Berzerkers
TweenDees&Does: Doonesbury's been very funny recently
cease: doonesberry is almost firesonian in its ability to be great all the time from the beginning
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and pipes up "Presenting 'BootTheBunny', just granted probation at 10:27 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
BootTheBunny: Boy, how did that happen?
cease: we still have thousands of kurds left
principalpoop: huh? boot the bunny
BootTheBunny: and Burma Shave.
Johnny Piano: Be vewwy vewwy qwiet, we
BootTheBunny: and Fietlebaum.
Johnny Piano: We'w hunting wabbits
llanwydd: kurds and whey
BootTheBunny: BTW, this is the "real" Bunnyboy. I lost my connection.
Johnny Piano: Kick the baby!
principalpoop: the Iranians did it bunny
Johnny Piano: I have some old phone numbers you could try, Bunny...
TweenDees&Does: A modest proposal...
principalpoop: hit me tween
Johnny Piano: Delivered by a brown-shoed square in the dead of night
Johnny Piano: Hit me Tweeny one more time
BootTheBunny: Did our commander in chief really say: "This isn't my first rodeo" as re: tension in Iran?
BootTheBunny: Wot a tool!
principalpoop: that sounds like him
Boney: reboot the retardo
||||||||| Catherwood leads H. Stones into the room, accepts a jar of pennies as a gratuity, mumbles something about 10:31 PM, then departs.
Johnny Piano: Reboot's Rules of Order
principalpoop: wb stones
TweenDees&Does: You have a battery on your shoulder, Poop?
H. Stones: ty, computer problems for a change
TweenDees&Does: wb Stones
cease: i wonder if bush will actually attack iran before his reign ends
BootTheBunny: brb
Boney: el presidente
cease: i don tthik the pentagon is very enthusiastic about it
Bunnyboy: Is it me again?
Johnny Piano: Perhaps that should have been Reboot's Rules of Ordure...
llanwydd: don't you think anyone who says "internets" doesn't go online very often?
principalpoop: no, a chip, potato or integrated circuit
Boney: enthusiasm curbed
Bunnyboy: Wow! How's dat for a trick?
llanwydd: or even know anything about the web?
principalpoop: sure he will cease
H. Stones: yes and those who say Interweb dont know what day it is
Bunnyboy pats the back button
Johnny Piano: "Nucular" was enough for me to know...
principalpoop: the senate has already given him the thumbs up
llanwydd: me too, johnny
Boney: Curb your Lipizaner
principalpoop: i like being on the information highway
H. Stones: you wouldnt if you were here and you were Cisco Systems
cease: my community of 35,000 has 10,000 iranians. it would not be a good day to buy groceries here
Johnny Piano: Or as Proctor once said "Just rearrange the letters, and you have R U CLEAN?"
Boney: the senator from Iowa is tapping his foot impatiently
llanwydd: imagine if he wrote his own speeches
cease: proc likes to re-arrange
principalpoop: pardon my wide stance
Johnny Piano: Boney, I thought he was from Idaho!
Bunnyboy: Spread out, men/
llanwydd: real nu, c?
Johnny Piano: UNCLEAR
principalpoop: the chat stalled
H. Stones: UNREAL C
principalpoop: i had stated, pardon my wide stance please
Boney: I said Iowa twice
Bunnyboy: ear nul, c?
principalpoop: ahhh it went through
Boney: Which ain't easy
Boney: especially in a text chat room
principalpoop: dubuque
Boney: spud boy
Johnny Piano: You think saying it is tough, try going there!
principalpoop: i have been to iowa, it is flat yes
Boney: Which reminds me. I plan to attend the Mark Mothersbaugh art exhibit near Anaheim this weekend
Johnny Piano: I officially dub Muscatine, Iowa the Armpit of the Universe
principalpoop: noo, you need to visit some places in SW Virginia first
ah,clem: ...
H. Stones: obviously you have never been to Slough
principalpoop: walt disneyland
Bunnyboy: I gotta eat...something. Anything! Nitey!
Johnny Piano: Haven't had the apparent displeasure, Stones
principalpoop: bon ap bunnyboy
llanwydd: nite bunny!
Bunnyboy: I think there's an Office in Slough...
ah,clem: the white trash mountains of virginny? PP
Johnny Piano: Bunny, I've got some groat clusters for ya...
Johnny Piano: See ya, BB
principalpoop: wayne newton tickets sold out at the roanoke convention center
principalpoop: you got it ahh, clem
Bunnyboy: Have fun watching BootTheBunny turn gray.
llanwydd: that's interesting, princ
llanwydd: he hasn't put out an album lately has he?
||||||||| "Hey Bunnyboy!" ... Bunnyboy turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:39 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
principalpoop: i have no idea
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| BootTheBunny - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
llanwydd: I think I have been in the roanoake convention center
principalpoop: wayne sings hiphop?
cease: he seemed somewhat sadistic
llanwydd: is it the theatre with the artificial sky on the ceiling?
Johnny Piano: I played at a Bob Dole rally that Wayne also performed
principalpoop: i have never been there, except to buy computer parts at a fair in the basement
llanwydd: maybe that was richmond
principalpoop: i liked bob dole, he had a sense of humor
cease: i just remember wayne for his big hair.
cease: dole could have made a prosthesis out of it
Johnny Piano: You never met Bob Dole in person, Poop...I did.
principalpoop: is he funny in person?
Johnny Piano: Got to look ol' Dole square in the eye on several occasions...nobody home.
principalpoop: oops,
Johnny Piano: His wife was a sweetheart though.
llanwydd: I was very unimpressed with dole during the presidential debates
principalpoop: did we have this conversation before? where am I?
cease: isnt she a senatror?
Boney: http://www.dailytitan.com/home/index.cfm?event=displayArticlePrinterFriendly&uStory_id=f818f1e5-38d4-44c7-b799-dca4a703cc0b
Johnny Piano: Yes, I do believe Elizabeth Dole is a senator.
Boney: That's a review of the Mark Mothersbaugh art show
cease: manchiurain candidate?
Johnny Piano: Any DEVO items in his exhibit?
llanwydd: the manchurian candidate is one of my very favorite films
llanwydd: I've seen it a million times
principalpoop: I need to watch that , to learn how to draw a potato bug
cease: i just saw Suddenly. sinatra as presidential assasin in i think 54
cease: he does a great job but i think manchurian is his best role
TweenDees&Does: Jim Mothersbaugh is the tech, right JP? I believe I talked to him once concerning a problem I was having with a Roland SMPTE box
TweenDees&Does: Sinatra definitely had his moments
llanwydd: yeah, you can tell his concentration is intense in MC
Johnny Piano: Yeah, that sounds right, Tween. Believe he worked for Roland.
principalpoop: pull the curtain fred
Johnny Piano: "Eliminate the ninnies and the twits..."
cease: a much richer script to be sure. but Suddenly has an amazing intensity
cease: he's kind of an economic hitman of his era.
Boney: long time no sugar, and it's starting to hurt
llanwydd: it was funny that the mother and son in the manchurian candidate were played by performers the same age
cease: minus the "economic"
llanwydd: and no one thought anything of it
TweenDees&Does: Used a SBX-80 sync box before I got a MotU MIDI Timepiece
cease: reallyh, llan?
cease: the wonders of makeup
Johnny Piano: Geez, how long ago was that, Tween?
llanwydd: which reminds me I played Montague in Romeo and Juliet and Romeo was my age
cease: 13?
Johnny Piano: LOL, Cat!
llanwydd: no, 36
Boney: gone gone gone on the Red Eye Express
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Bambi in through the front door at 10:48 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
principalpoop: hi bambi
Johnny Piano: Boney is channeling Chilliwack?
Merlyn: hey bambi
TweenDees&Does: Methinks Nino has Poop and Clem in a star trek transporter room ;-)
Johnny Piano: Bambi!!
cease: i thoguht romeo was 13 in the play.
llanwydd: Hey Bambi!
cease: and speakng of youngens, hi bambi
TweenDees&Does: Lo dere Deer Person...
Bambi: Hello Dear Friends!
principalpoop: where is manteca?
Boney: http://www.lyricsfind.com/d/devo/64367.html
cease: in the dictoinary
llanwydd: maybe he was but the actor in that production was 36
H. Stones: Hi Bambi
Bambi: great to see you all! finally made it home :-)
Johnny Piano: That was a DEVO tune, Boney?
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Honey inside, makes a note of the time (10:50 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
principalpoop: welcome, porgie is just coming on
Honey : Hello
Johnny Piano: Catherwood, give Bambi a virtual hug from me, please.
||||||||| Catherwood gives bambi a virtual hug from me.
principalpoop: hola honey
llanwydd: Hi Honey!
Bambi: gotta love Clem's Titles for the show :-)
Johnny Piano: Oops...M.E. - mindless egotism...
principalpoop: ahh the babe express just arrived with babes
H. Stones: Hi Honey
TweenDees&Does: Mzzzzzz Sanchez
Bambi: thanks Johnny :-)
Johnny Piano: Honey! Damn, all the sweeties are showing up!
Honey : nice to see the regular people in here
principalpoop: don't wolf your food
Bambi: jola jonny, errr, hola Honey
Johnny Piano: Even "moi," Ms. Sanchez?
Honey : si si
Bambi ;)
principalpoop: yes, thanks for the advice about the fiber
Johnny Piano is feeling faint
TweenDees&Does: Didn't know he was sick :-(
Boney: Devo attracts 'em like a magnet.
Johnny Piano: Whassup with David?
Merlyn: have you heard anything recently, boney?
Boney: NO
Johnny Piano: Well, you know, Boney - It's A Beautiful World we live in...sweet, romantic place...
Merlyn: I haven't heard any bad news about his health, he seemed ok a few months ago: http://www.firesigntheatre.com/bvhtml/church/barnmuseum.html
Bambi: Johnny, take two asperin and call me in the morning ... seems to work with Drs. ;-)
Boney: All caps were good enough for Eliza. They're good enough for me.
Merlyn: That's from July
Johnny Piano: What? You tell doctors to take aspirin and call you in the morning?
Bambi: lol
Johnny Piano: Beside, I'm better now - just all the feminine pulchritude in the chat room got to me for a moment...
cease: ossman in poor health?
Johnny Piano: No rumors now, Cat
Merlyn: not that I've heard cat
Johnny Piano: Boney
TweenDees&Does: oops, BONEY
cease: i just assume they're all healthy all the time, but thats impossible
Boney: Someone said something about Ossman in the chat room a few weeks ago. I didn't have the chance to ask for details. A false alarm, I hope
Johnny Piano: Bunny has just left the building
TweenDees&Does: They may be "The Fantastic 4", but one would assume they catch the occasional cold ;-)
H. Stones: feeling better i trust Honey ?
cease: bunny has bounded?
Johnny Piano: Let me check for you, Stones...
cease: honey
H. Stones: lol
Honey : not really, stones...i just dropped in to say hello to all the bozos in here
Johnny Piano: I'm not a doctor, but I play one when stalking
principalpoop: wait wait honey was under the weather too? I was not going to ask bambi, that is like asking about a headache, it might wake the pain up
Honey : ow ow ow
TweenDees&Does: Hope your weather has been as nice as ours, Honey
Johnny Piano: Honey, I hope you feel better soon.
Honey : thanks, jp
principalpoop: yes, feel better
TweenDees&Does: Humidity at 15% today and sunny. About time...
Honey : it has been cold and windy today gettin down to near or below freezing tonight, tween
Johnny Piano: Then I can be the incorrigible flirt without feeling guilty
principalpoop: too hot for october still, i should not complain
principalpoop: dog weather, ugh
Johnny Piano: Better than snow, Poop
cease: we have storm moving in
Johnny Piano: Next door, Cat?
cease: im surprised bunny didnt menition it, as its on the seatte news
Johnny Piano: Tell 'em to mind the property line
principalpoop: snow? sniff sniff ahhhhh
cease: hpoefully not as bad as the storms that did massive damage here last year
ah,clem: getting very sleepy
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Johnny Piano: Clem is hypnotizing himself
TweenDees&Does: We alwayslk about Canadian fronts moving in. When it gets warm, do you talk about American fronts moving in, cease?
llanwydd: how dare I be grey
llanwydd: time to darken
cease: thankfuly youll wake up, clem
principalpoop: stop staring at the spinning coin ahh, clem fight it...
TweenDees&Does swings his watch in front of clem's face
TweenDees&Does: always talk
Johnny Piano: Bambi put something in Clem's Maypo
principalpoop: no maypo, he is a grits kinda guy
ah,clem: benzadrine in the ovaltine?
TweenDees&Does: True Grits?
llanwydd: catherwood get clem a toasted maypo
||||||||| Catherwood hands clem a toasted maypo.
principalpoop: with red eye sauce, yum
Bambi: Clem, look into my eyes....WAKE UP! LOL
Honey : nembutal in the overalls, celm
||||||||| Boney runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Boney?! It's 11:02 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
principalpoop: night boney
Johnny Piano: Served by a Rooster?
H. Stones: ;
cease: bone
ah,clem :snores
principalpoop: lol bambi, next try root in his lap
Johnny Piano: I don't think that's what he meant by Red Eye Sauce, Bambi
H. Stones: pours bucket of water over clem
||||||||| Outside, the 11:04 PM crosstown bus from New York pulls away, leaving Dexter Fong coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
ah,clem: burr
H. Stones: greetings Fong
Johnny Piano: Careful, Stones, all that computer hardware ya know
llanwydd: Hey Dex!
principalpoop: ok ok, fong is here, we can do puns now
llanwydd: we're glad you made it!
Honey puts clem's hand in a bowl of warm water
Merlyn: more coffing, fong?
Dexter Fong: Hiyah Friends
Johnny Piano: Ah, Fong's here - there's a pile of puns for you over by the door
Bambi says drat! didn't work....
ah,clem: was virtual water, no worries
principalpoop: oh darlene
Honey : hi fongie
Johnny Piano: Apply more friction, Bambi
cease: hey dex
H. Stones: well it woke you up clem and thats important
TweenDees&Does: Hey Dex, how's the weather in NYC?
principalpoop: how is the fong this fine october evening?
Dexter Fong: In order: Hi Clem. Bambi. cat. Stones. Honey. JP. llan. Merl. poop. and (tween)
ah,clem: not funny, Honey, feel a warm wetness....
Honey : ooooooooh
cease: hes in between realities
Johnny Piano: You should receive your order in about a week from now, Mr. Fong
principalpoop: does ah, clem wear boxer or briefs? depends....
Dexter Fong: Tween: Weather is warm - mid 70's- and somewhat hum9id
ah,clem: what a mess, lol
Dexter Fong: snail
principalpoop: hehehe
Dexter Fong: ;s
Dexter Fong: and
H. Stones: we have some frost to spare here if anyone needs some
Johnny Piano: What's amiss?
principalpoop: send it over here stones
cease: an unmarried woman
Dexter Fong: adventure
principalpoop: make the lawn stop growing so I do not have to mow again
Johnny Piano: Poop wants the frost for his glass of meat loaf
TweenDees&Does: What a debacle...
llanwydd: I wear scottish terriers
Johnny Piano: Cat, send her my way
Dexter Fong sings "Make the grass go away..."
principalpoop: a debuque debacle
TweenDees&Does: Yeah Poop, but then you have to cut firewood
Johnny Piano: Eddy Arnold has nothin' on you, Fong
TweenDees&Does: Are they radial Terriers?
ah,clem: that must itch terribly, LL
Dexter Fong: In case no one has tolled the dead bell: Teresa Brewer, Deborah Kerr, Joey Bishop
Bambi: how's it going Dex? no grass?
principalpoop: we rang that bell fong
TweenDees&Does: Yeah, droppin' like flies
Dexter Fong: Bambi: There's always grass
H. Stones: wow Fong, it must be more than a cold thats going round
llanwydd: who was teresa brewer? sounds familiar
Honey : singer
TweenDees&Does: Last member of "The Rat Pack"
principalpoop: i was embarassed to ask too llan, thanks
ah,clem: catherwood, please give Dex a nice bowl of grass
||||||||| Catherwood hands dex a nice bowl of grass.
principalpoop: i was going to google later
Johnny Piano: Actually all of those folks came up earlier, but no harm, no foul
llanwydd: no brewer was never in the rat pack
Dexter Fong: Poop: There are no stupid questions, only wrong answers
llanwydd: deborah might have been
Johnny Piano: NO brewers, just drinkers
H. Stones: pass it this way please Dex
Honey : theresa brewer sang music music music
Honey : me next please
H. Stones: dammit
TweenDees&Does: lol LL
llanwydd: the only stupid question is the one you don't answer, so shut up
Dexter Fong: and fry it!!
Johnny Piano: Honey needs to numb the pain, Stones. You'll get your turn
principalpoop: i might feel sadder if I knew who she was, it was easier for me to be ignornant
cease: no tokers, just talkers?
llanwydd: I actually heard that humphrey bogart was one of the original members of the rat pack and so was shirley maclaine
Honey : google theresa brewer not later, poop you might find out more
principalpoop: i will
Johnny Piano: Actually it's "Teresa"
Honey : shirley was yes indeedy
cease: back when it was the gerbil pack?
ah,clem: say what. What?
Dexter Fong: Poop: She was a child singer on radio at 2 years old, spent 5 years 9 to 13 on Major Bowes, has a number of pop hits then settled into singing standards and jazz
Johnny Piano: The Hamster Pack?
Johnny Piano: Snap out of it, Clem!
Dexter Fong: Zip it Clem
cease: this is just as good now as when i frist heard it on the radio
Honey : stones asked me to relay a message IE threw him out and he can not get back in so au resivouir friends
principalpoop: huh?
Johnny Piano: Bill Frist heard it on the radio?
cease: of course, it got them fired
principalpoop: tell stones nat nat
Dexter Fong: Speaking of radio, going tomorrow to Friends of Old Time Radio convention
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and intones "Presenting 'Boney', just granted probation at 11:14 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 11:14 PM, dragging Hemlock Stones by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this idiot?"
Johnny Piano: Alas, poor Hemlock
Bambi: Catherwood, please pour me a Toasted Almond and passes everyone their favorite drink
||||||||| Catherwood brings Bambi a toasted almond and passes everyone their favorite drink.
Dexter Fong: Hi Boney
Hemlock Stones: had to sneak in with someone elses membership card
principalpoop: wb boney
Honey : tell him yerself, pp it appears he did git back in
principalpoop: wb stones
principalpoop: ahh super news, thanks bone
ah,clem hickups
cease: as are we all, boney
llanwydd: thank you, catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood answers "You're welcome."
Johnny Piano: You go snoopin' with Danny Vanilla, Boney?
llanwydd: I'm having a welsh coffee
principalpoop: how uncooth ahh, clem
Bambi: I have this voucher for valet parking Stones, will that help? ;-)
Honey : catherwood please bring me an activia martini
||||||||| Catherwood gives Honey an activia martini.
principalpoop: what is a welsh coffee?
TweenDees&Does: Unintelligible but delicious, LL?
Johnny Piano: I didn't know Stones had a valet to park!
Boney: Catherwood, hand everyone an Ossman impersonation
||||||||| Catherwood brings everyone an ossman impersonation.
Honey : but of course, jp
llanwydd: LOL
Hemlock Stones: sorry Bambi i had to let the Valet go
Johnny Piano: Catherwood, bring me another glass of merlot, and please leave the bottle
||||||||| Catherwood brings Johnny Piano another glass of merlot and leave the bottle.
Honey : the valet was a varlet
Johnny Piano: Thank you, Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood answers "You're welcome."
Bambi: lol
llanwydd: it has brandy and bread crumbs
Hemlock Stones: yes, he started out as a hooligan
Johnny Piano: I see, consonant troubles.
principalpoop: varmit or marmotte
Dexter Fong: You a real swell guy Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood rushes up to Dexter Fong and inquires "Something I can help with?"
cease: The Valet of Tears
Johnny Piano: He was a large fellow....
Boney: Catherwood, bring everyone the clap
||||||||| Catherwood gives everyone the clap.
Johnny Piano: They called him "The Big Valet."
Johnny Piano: Catherwood, call a doctor
||||||||| Catherwood steps up to Johnny Piano and queries "Did you need me?"
Hemlock Stones: some say he was a rapscallion
principalpoop: the adventure of the swollen sock
Dexter Fong: Doctor Catherwood?
||||||||| Catherwood rushes up to Dexter Fong and says "Did you want something?"
Johnny Piano: Yes, Catherwood - I would like you to call us a doctor, please.
||||||||| Catherwood walks right past Johnny Piano
Bambi: is that the Valet of Tears Hunt Club or Golf Course?
Johnny Piano: Fucking butler
principalpoop: condominiums
Hemlock Stones: Golf of Course
Johnny Piano: Sorry, ladies.
llanwydd: you are a doctor johnny
Dexter Fong: Hunt Club, Gol Course, and Missle Range
llanwydd: or dr john
Hemlock Stones: i think the butler managed to avoid that delight JP
Johnny Piano: I was in the right place
Dexter Fong: It's Dr. Joawn
cease: do doctors ahve their own johns?
||||||||| It's 11:20 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| H. Stones - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Honey : don't forget the small nuclear plant next to the missle range
llanwydd: we ought to have futman serve us some night
Johnny Piano: It must have been the wrong time
Hemlock Stones: Cactherwood, get llan some Gumbo Ya Ya
Hemlock Stones: the secret is in the typo
principalpoop: poor stones, alack I knew him well
Dexter Fong: We'll have a bagel mit schmear and leer, than have a beer
Honey : did you hear that a plane flew over the country today with 5 live nuclear bombs?
llanwydd: gumbo ya ya?
llanwydd: not familiar
Dexter Fong: Cat
Hemlock Stones: Dr John
Johnny Piano: Poop, would you like a skull to go with that line?
Merlyn: see you folks next week, byeeee
Hemlock Stones: ok Merlyn, have a good one
cease: yes?
llanwydd: aha
llanwydd: ya ya
Honey : nite merlyn
Johnny Piano: Nite, Merl
cease: by merl
||||||||| At 11:21 PM, Merlyn vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
Dexter Fong: Catherwood: Give Hemlock Stones some Minkey Monkey Gris Gris
||||||||| Catherwood gives hemlock stones some minkey monkey gris gris.
principalpoop: yes honey, no problem, practicing so there is a national emergency and Bush can cancel elections
llanwydd: I thought it was a german creole dish
Boney: Nite.
principalpoop: night M
Johnny Piano: Excuse me, Honey, I just saw your plane tale...are you effin' kidding me?
Dexter Fong: Night MERLYN
Honey : i heard it that people were fired for that, poop
Hemlock Stones: nine llan das ist Gumbo Ya ?
Honey : noo its absolutely true
principalpoop: thanks so much again ahhh, clem, have a super week keepers of the root
ah,clem: please stand for the benediction
Johnny Piano: Holy crap!
TweenDees&Does: Thranks Clem!
ah,clem: good night everyone...
Honey : ya
Dexter Fong: Early warning poop signals that clem is about to be departing
cease: this is a hilarous ad
Hemlock Stones: thanks again clem take care
Honey : nite clem see you next week thanks a million
cease: i remember ads liike that on the radio in those days
TweenDees&Does: Well, at least shift on your sanitary pedestals...
principalpoop: there is no reason 5 nuclear devices can float around without knowing where they are constantly
llanwydd: somebody has to be the brains behind the president. he hasn't got his own
Johnny Piano: Clem, get some well-deserved sleep...
cease: thanks for your usual excellence, clem
principalpoop: a scam
Dexter Fong: Clem: Get some well deserved sheep
Johnny Piano: llan, more likely to be the brains beneath than behind
Honey : they did not follow procedures they didnt even know they were live nukes sheesh
TweenDees&Does: Everybody have a great week. Later, gators...
||||||||| TweenDees&Does leaves to catch the 11:23 PM train to Austin.
llanwydd: LOL johnny
Honey : bye tween
Dexter Fong: Night Tween
Johnny Piano: Later Tween!
cease: tween
Johnny Piano: Thank you, thank you...tip your servers.
principalpoop: sure, just like losing suitcases at the airport, i need not be worried
Dexter Fong: JP: Will you be here all week?
Dexter Fong: and how's the veal
||||||||| At 11:25 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, ah,clem!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
Johnny Piano: No, I have to go play Muscatine...
principalpoop: ciao JP
principalpoop: keep em flying
Honey : nite jp see ya next time
Johnny Piano: (Just kidding)
principalpoop: have a muscatel in muscaine
llanwydd: I'm having swedish meatballs
Dexter Fong: Muscatine: Cancerto for Accordione
Boney: Nite.
Johnny Piano: I think that's someone else's job - keepin' 'em flying...
principalpoop: there is a balm to fix that llan
cease: off and off and off again
llanwydd: they were fresh when the immigrated
Johnny Piano: Whoa - not leaving! Sorry to disillusion you all.
Honey : i must dash also-------- ------------ ----------- goodnight dear friends see ya next week have a good one byeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Dexter Fong: Im gonna get balmed back into the stoned age......the 60's
principalpoop: no? somebody has to go...
Hemlock Stones: good night honey
principalpoop: who is is, ahhh honey
cease: by hon
||||||||| Honey departs at 11:26 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Dexter Fong: Night Honey
principalpoop: night night honey
Johnny Piano: Unless you're suggesting otherwise...(sniff) I know when I'm not wanted...
Bambi: Nytol! Great to see you all but it's been a very long day and I am wiped out! Hope to see you next week or maybe for the saturday show (http://www.cniradio.com)
Johnny Piano: Awww, good night Honey - get well.
Hemlock Stones: sweet dreams Bambi
Boney: Ben A. Drill
principalpoop: a common chat room error, i looked at the chat late and only saw you saying good night
cease: by bambi
Johnny Piano: Gotta gig on Saturday, sorry Bambi. See ya soon
llanwydd: I know when I'm not wasted
Dexter Fong: Night bambi, be careful crossing the highway
principalpoop: good health for all bambi, night night
Johnny Piano: llan, we can help you with that
Dexter Fong: Good health to all from Rex-All
llanwydd: nite bambi!
principalpoop: i blame fong, it is all his fault
Boney: pharmaceutical humor
Boney: Nite.
Johnny Piano: Everything is Fong's fault.
Dexter Fong: Thank you friends, guilty as charged
principalpoop: a lousy manager, when is our next gig fong?
Johnny Piano: Bailiff, hook him up!
Hemlock Stones: Fong even rhymes with wrong
Dexter Fong takes sins of the world upon his back
Hemlock Stones: here fong, you missed one
Johnny Piano: Bailiff, nail him up!
cease: shrug, atlas! shrug
llanwydd: the correct Naval Observatory time: 11:30
Dexter Fong: PoopL No gig, but we're downloading for free on I-Phone
Johnny Piano: Bailiff, staple him to this chicken!
principalpoop: who is oops I forgot the name
principalpoop: ahhh John Galt
Johnny Piano: Everyone observe your navels
llanwydd: who's he
principalpoop: are you John Galt?
Dexter Fong: Yes
llanwydd: you've got a lot of galt
cease: i wanted to take the wieght of dex
principalpoop: don't play coy with me llan, you know....
Dexter Fong: I'm also Lemmie Caution
Johnny Piano: False fronts are down now, folks...
principalpoop: I knew it, I knew knew knew it, wow
Dexter Fong: But mostly, I'm TV's uncle Strange
llanwydd: I sat next to a girl on a plane once who was reading Atlas Shrugged
cease: does anhone want to be one of te firesign characters?
llanwydd: I was able to explain the whole plot
Johnny Piano: Not to be confused with TV's Frank
principalpoop: did you tell her the janitor did it?
llanwydd: I did it the easy way. I listened to the audio tapes
cease: did she shrug?
Dexter Fong: I *am* some of the FST characters
llanwydd: read by actor Edward Herrmann
Johnny Piano: Aren't we all?
principalpoop: what was the other one, with the architect?
Dexter Fong: I thought it was Woody Herman
Boney: I want to be Tim Kazurinsky
Dexter Fong: or was it Woody Allen
principalpoop: Woody? from cheers?
llanwydd: Atlas Shrugged is a good listen but I wouldn't want to read it
Dexter Fong: or perhaps Herman Goering
principalpoop: damn the bus, have a super week :D
Johnny Piano: Could never understand him with the clarinet in his mouth
||||||||| principalpoop leaves at 11:33 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..."
llanwydd: and the fountainhead was better
Johnny Piano: Now are YOU leaving, Poop?
Johnny Piano: I guess so...
Dexter Fong: He was a clarinet in his youth?
llanwydd: and that's just because of the story not the stupid pseudophilosophy
Dexter Fong: Achoo Poop
Johnny Piano: Maybe it was a clavinet in his couth?
llanwydd: I like architecture and that was why I liked the fountainhead
Johnny Piano: I can never keep my consonants straight
cease: sounds like Snake and Bacon
Boney: Bambi, would you mind being Robin Duke?
Dexter Fong: or maybe it was just a dream
Johnny Piano: She's gone, sir
llanwydd: I never understand the female characters in Rand's novels
llanwydd: nor can identify with them
cease: i read rand so long ago its as if it never happened
Dexter Fong: Lucky you Cat
Johnny Piano: Perhaps it didn't happen anyway, Cat, and you're just imagining it did
cease: i used to read vast quantities of books. not so many now, as eyes dim
llanwydd: objectivism seems to say "all men are islands" which I have never held to
cease: thats why i want to see certain paintings and buldings and such while my eyes sitlll work
llanwydd: let me clarify
llanwydd: what's the use
Dexter Fong: No
Johnny Piano: I dig that, Cat. Really kinda freaked me out when I was prescribed bifocals...
Dexter Fong: When I got bifocals, I could tell who was bi
llanwydd: I hope to see the wonders of the world some day
cease: isnt that what everyone wants? to derive as much pleasure from life as possible?
Johnny Piano: But could you tell who was foc'ed?
Dexter Fong: what an unsuspected exprise
cease: my dog and cats are really good at it
llanwydd: must have freaked you out, dex
Hemlock Stones: dont forget to visit the wonders of the world gift shop
llanwydd: that's really gonna focus up
Dexter Fong: llan: It was an unsuspected exprise
Johnny Piano: All double drinks, triple price
llanwydd: indeed
Dexter Fong: Not you halfpint
Johnny Piano: It's Kabloona Hour
cease: speakng of drinks, have you seen The Thin Man?
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Bambi - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Dexter Fong: We've lost our Big kabloona, and we must have shiskey or die
llanwydd: I'll have a triplesectarian
Johnny Piano: The original one?
Dexter Fong: whicxkey
Hemlock Stones: yes i saw him but not when he turned sideways on
cease: ive never seemed booze so celebrated
Dexter Fong: whiiskey
cease: 1947
Johnny Piano: How is Asta?
cease: thedog? a delilght
Dexter Fong: Lemme Asta?
Johnny Piano: LOL
cease: my dog, under my fet now, is appliance-size
llanwydd: lemuel?
Dexter Fong: Apply yourself, let someone else do the paperwork
Johnny Piano: Or Le Donkey?
Dexter Fong: Il Burro
Johnny Piano: Stubborn ass
Dexter Fong: Un Onager
llanwydd: well, I'm going to study some dreams for my test tomorrow
llanwydd: hope I pass
Dexter Fong: Ifsan Butts, at your cervix
cease: good lulck on that, llan
Johnny Piano: Interesting test, so it sounds
llanwydd: see you nest thirsty
Dexter Fong: llan: Take notes
Dexter Fong: And copy from your sleep partner
Johnny Piano: But then I'm comparing to my own dreams...
cease: dont starve
Dexter Fong: Good advice Cat
Johnny Piano: Boy, talk about thinning the herd!
Dexter Fong: Okay: Hey, Buckaroos, how 'bout that thinned herd
Johnny Piano: First the women show up, and then they run away dragging others with...
cease: my father hss become fixated on the fate of imaginary cows
Boney ducks out.
cease: off we all go then
Dexter Fong: It's so thin you can read a slice of Nova Lox through it
Johnny Piano: How about Poop's glass of meat loaf?
Johnny Piano: Bony ducks again.
||||||||| At 11:45 PM, cease hurries out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
Dexter Fong: Boney Redux
Johnny Piano: Feed those damn ducks once in a while. A little bread can't be that expensive!
Dexter Fong: Noght Cat...an unexpected exit
Dexter Fong: I like a bit of warning
Johnny Piano: Cats...aloofness incarnate
Hemlock Stones: heres a bit of warning Fong
Dexter Fong: Don't spring it on me like that...I'll not fall for that again...Summer easily fooled
Johnny Piano: OK, I'll provide a little warning...BYE! I'm going this time...
Hemlock Stones: and heres a bit more
Dexter Fong: Adios Johnny, take you gum to town
Johnny Piano: But seriously...good night. See you soon.
||||||||| At 11:47 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Johnny Piano!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
||||||||| Johnny Piano sneaks in around 11:47 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
Dexter Fong: He *wasn't* fooling
Boney: Nite, Johnny P.
Dexter Fong: He *was* fooling
Johnny Piano: And I was still here...Rococo was nowhere to be seen
Dexter Fong: More fool he and I
Johnny Piano: What a tool!
Hemlock Stones: ok guys i have to go now, have a splendid week
Boney: Or not.
Johnny Piano: BYE!
||||||||| Johnny Piano hurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Johnny Piano?! It's 11:48 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
Hemlock Stones: see you again soon
Dexter Fong: Sell
Boney: Nite.
Dexter Fong: Night STONES
Hemlock Stones: TTFN
Dexter Fong: Back atcha big guy
Dexter Fong: Provide some facts for my fax
Hemlock Stones: we are not on speaking terms
Boney: dumb terminal
Hemlock Stones: g'night
||||||||| It's 11:50 PM, 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...
Dexter Fong: Nurse:, I'm afraid it's a case of terminal dumbness
||||||||| Hemlock Stones says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Hemlock Stones exits at 11:50 PM.
Boney: short bust
Boney: Nite.
||||||||| Boney says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Boney exits at 11:50 PM.
Dexter Fong: Well......Night all
||||||||| It's 12:00 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Dexter Fong - 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:
Dexter Fong
Dr. Headphones
H. Stones
Hemlock Stones
Johnny Piano
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And, "The Home Team"