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 22, 2009 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and announces "Announcing 'ah,clem', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:35 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
||||||||| New CNI streaming notice: '"a few minutes with FireSign Theatre" at about 9 eastern, the only time zone you'll ever need'
||||||||| Catherwood says "8:36 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs ah,clem by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, October 22, 2009 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!" -- then he looks around at the empty room, looks at his watch, and mumbles "...am I early?"
||||||||| 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 cease gets out at 9:03 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Dexter Fong 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.
cease: wow, clem is playing one of my rarites and no one is here
cease: oh hi dex
Dexter Fong: Hello Dear Frienes
cease: clem, you should play this when there is an actual audience
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "9:06 PM and late as usual, it's ah,clem, just back from Funfun Town."
ah,clem: hi all
Dexter Fong: Hi few I think
cease: is today some weird us holiday i dont nkow about?
cease: the non-fiesign voice is john hockenberry
Dexter Fong: Yes
cease: this is from his show Heat in 1990
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "9:08 PM and late as usual, it's llanwydd, just back from Billville."
Dexter Fong: It's adopt a canadian day
llanwydd: good evening
cease: i feel like i'm talking to myself
ah,clem: if it is, it is one I also don't know about
Dexter Fong: hi llan
cease: llan you cant get cni, can you?
cease: yes clem, i sent this to you twice. this is the first you've played it
llanwydd: I'm afraid not
ah,clem: release day for win 7, and everyone's computer is broken, lol
llanwydd: I get an error message every time I try
cease: so only ah clem, and maybe dex, are listening to this
ah,clem: well, it is very distorted, Cat, and I have played it before, would love to have a clean copy
Dexter Fong: Im listening to clem who's listening to cni
ah,clem: right, dex
llanwydd: then only clem is listening to cni
Dexter Fong: What what that you said clem?
ah,clem: Cat must be, or he would not ask these questions...
cease: one of my seattle tapes, clem, like the steve allen thing
llanwydd: I'm only staying till 10
llanwydd: eastern
cease: maybe you played it when i wasnt here
Dexter Fong: oh??
||||||||| 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 Bambi gets out at 9:11 PM.
cease: too far away for regular, clear reception, at least in 1990
Bambi: Hello Dear Friends :-)
llanwydd: Purple Rose of Cairo is coming on TCM at 10 and I've never seen it before
Dexter Fong: Hi Bambi
ah,clem: a good peice, just sad there is no better recording
cease: hi deer
llanwydd: Hi Bambi
Bambi that helo wasn't the color of onyx now was it? lol
cease: this was also on npr, hence the seattle taping. bunnyboy's station, kuow
cease: i have a lot of stuff that is far, far, far, far worse than this, clem
ah,clem: I know, Cat, I have some of it, lol
cease: remember when merl or someone said the firesign were going to release all their stuff on a website?
cease: i hope it happens in their lifetime, or mine
ah,clem: vaguely
Bambi: as long as you can make it out ... that's the best thing
llanwydd: well, tonight I'm having french bread with cheddar cheese and a glass of dry burgundy
llanwydd: would you pour me another glass, catherwood?
||||||||| Catherwood hands llanwydd another glass.
cease: if they can only figure out some way to monetize it
ah,clem: how continental
Bambi: yes, some we can't play on the air cuz not good at 16kb/s stream for sure, but glad to have gotten to hear them none the less :-)
llanwydd: lol
cease: sounds good, llan
cease: i have 3 immense red peppers stuffed with pretend meat in the oven upstairs
llanwydd: that sounds good too
ah,clem: pretend meat? is that from stuffed animals?
llanwydd: pretend meat can be delicious
llanwydd: LOL clem
Dexter Fong: I just finished baked red snapper in a Peruvian sweet Red Pepper suace
Bambi: love stuffed peppers ... red peppers sounds really good for that and more vitamin c if I rmember correctly than green ones?
cease: red pepper makes everything pop
Bambi: ummmm sounds good Dex
ah,clem: yes, Bambi
Dexter Fong: Actually it was rather bland
cease: i like stuffed vegies in general, bambi
llanwydd: well, cooking destroys vitamin c
Bambi: thought I was remembering correctly but wanted to be sure
ah,clem: (red bells)
llanwydd: you want to squeeze a lemon on the top
Bambi: catherwood, please pour me a toasted almond
||||||||| Catherwood gives Bambi a toasted almond.
cease: yes clem
ah,clem: not all of it LLan
Dexter Fong: If you squeeze a lemon on the bottom the juice gets in you eyes
cease: this music would be a good reason not to play this proctor and bergman piece
ah,clem: so don't do that, Dex
llanwydd: LOL dex
Dexter Fong: I won't clem
Bambi: lol
llanwydd: I don't get it but lol
Dexter Fong: Actually, I use one of those little doilys
Dexter Fong: I use them daily
Dexter Fong: Keep em on my dolly
Dexter Fong: He said dully
llanwydd: hello doily
ah,clem: a doily a day?
cease: hell, o'dolly
Dexter Fong: Hamg down my head tom dooley
Bambi: I love this piece ... they are so comical ... wonder why ? LOL
cease: proctor and bergman are always comical, bambi
cease: hey folks, (al clem and bambi) did you hear the recent firesign interviews on the firesign site, merl said the link last week
cease: ausitn says of bergman, its the peter bergman show all the time
llanwydd: french bread is supposed to be eaten fresh but I bought the cheap kind
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and announces "Presenting 'Honey Sanchez', just granted probation at 9:23 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
ah,clem: lol, a few meanings there
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Mudhead in through the front door at 9:23 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
llanwydd: one of these days I'll do it right
Dexter Fong: Cat: What said said with malice or perhaps, resignation
ah,clem: hiya, Mud
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:23 PM and H. Stones sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Bambi: hey Honey! hey Mudhead!
Mudhead: hello chums
Bambi: Hey Stones!
Honey Sanchez: hola gang
cease: hi mud hi honey
cease: hi stones
Dexter Fong: Cat: What austin said
Bambi: wow, three, three, three bozos in one!
cease: the audience this piece deserves is showing up
llanwydd: good evening ms sanchez and mr head
Dexter Fong: Hi Mudhead
H. Stones: Greetings gas guys and otherwise
ah,clem: hola Honey, and good evening, Mr. Stones
Dexter Fong: Honey your home at last
Honey Sanchez: lol Bambi you got it
Dexter Fong: And Stones, you old recluse, glad to see you up and about again
cease: listen to the interview, dex. i hope clem gets em and plays em. nice clean mp3s!
Bambi :-)
Mudhead: Looo0si you got some splainin to do
H. Stones: thanks Sir Fong, been in a couple of times but you must have been hiding somewhere
Dexter Fong: Cat: Can you post the link?
cease: this is from 2 or 3 weeks ago. promos for their hollywood shows last week
llanwydd: I have been affected very badly by the closing of the bridge to vermont
cease: nope. ask merl
llanwydd: a lot of people have
Honey Sanchez: ues nice to see you senor fong i have been in here a few times recently but not seen you
Bambi: Honey, does Nino really know where you are?
Dexter Fong: Hah? Moonlight in new york doesn't have a bride
Honey Sanchez: i seriously doubt it Bambi heh
Dexter Fong: It's in A B, A c form
Bambi: how's things on the other side of the pond Stones?
Dexter Fong: bridge
Bambi: lol I didn't think so Honey
llanwydd: he has me in troy as usual but I wish he could put me in vermont for a few hours
Honey Sanchez: well at least he sez i am in ny ny he has no clue where you and clem are hehe
cease: http://www.firesigntheatre.com/updates/
cease: it is on the firesign site now i see
Dexter Fong: Honey: You typing looiks nice and crisp, like you were right next door....Are you?
Dexter Fong: Cat: Thanks
Bambi: thanks Cat
llanwydd: 80 years after they built the bridge they decided to check it for disrepair
llanwydd: a little too late
Bambi: it has me right where I always knew I was LOL
cease: are yo listening to this on cni, new folks?
Honey Sanchez: yeah i am looking for an automat dex but cant seem to find one anywhere last time i was in ny city i ate in one
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and intones "Announcing 'SerialTweener', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:29 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
llanwydd: Hey Tween
Honey Sanchez: hola tween
Dexter Fong: Honey, no more automats
cease: yes honey, i remember eating at an automat when i was in nyc in 64
llanwydd: didn't know there was a serial tweener named nancy
cease: hi tween. welcome to hubble trouble
SerialTweener: Silence! I Tween you!
Honey Sanchez: hubble is in trouble??
Dexter Fong: Hey Tween
llanwydd: was it Horn and Hardart's, Cat?
cease: proctor and bergman on npr's heat, 1990
Bambi: LOL Mudhead
SerialTweener: Jeff Dunham's new Comedy Central show debuts this evening ;)
Bambi: oops I mean Tweeny LOL
Bambi: hey Tween!
SerialTweener: Hey, Bambi, all :)
Bambi: so what kind of serial are you? Castle? X-Files?
llanwydd: well, horn and hardarts was the original automat restaurant and they were all over nyc and phila.
llanwydd: somehow I think that's interesting
Bambi: or maybe Frosted Flakes or Raisin Bran?
Dexter Fong: Got any spare change?
SerialTweener: Is it just me, or is this _really_ distorted?
cease: i remember That is was an automat, not its name, llan
Dexter Fong: Just you tween
ah,clem: it is, Tween
Honey Sanchez: i dont think their chow was much to crow about but the food in all those little doors was cool
cease: not you, tween. i recorded it from far away seattle.
cease: was lucky to get it at all
Bambi: yes, it is Tween ... it's the only copy available and well worth hearing
SerialTweener: Really?
llanwydd: just my two cents, dex. if you want that
SerialTweener: OK (whew)
cease: same reason you ohnly heard partr of the steve allen interviews.
Dexter Fong: No man. YOU KEEP IT
cease: sometimes i could not get seattle npr at all up here
Dexter Fong: sorry
llanwydd: as you wish
ah,clem: clean you ears, just in case, lol
llanwydd: I listen to npr every day
Bambi: Herr Paper Clippe
llanwydd: even the dismal depressing bbc world news
cease: yes, i remember proctor riffing on that line, the satelites freed the satelites
cease: paer clip was the code name for bringing nazi scientis to usa after the war, bambi
llanwydd: and "npr's boring edition" or whatever it's called
cease: verner von bran and his legions
Bambi: next Clark Wintergreen
Dexter Fong: Verner vas Roman?
Bambi: Jim Beshette?
cease: and that is from a cd!
llanwydd: werner von hardart or someone like him
Dexter Fong: I saw P&B do clark wintergreen live...twice
cease: once as clark, the next time as wintergreen
ah,clem: Fish head
Bambi: lol
Dexter Fong: The third time in my Rasta down Negril drug smuugler outfit
Bambi says, Good Morning Sales Persons LOL
H. Stones: back again
Mudhead: what pray tell were we listening to?
cease: heat was one of the best radio programmes i've ever heard, and that's saying alot
Dexter Fong says where's the audi never mind
Bambi: wb Stones
SerialTweener: lol Bambi
H. Stones: also available on skype
Bambi: how are things on the eastern side of the pond these days ?
H. Stones: sometimes
Honey Sanchez: Stones was lost in space there for a bit I believe
SerialTweener Is a motivated motivational associate
H. Stones: dark and repressive Bambi
SerialTweener: Hey Honey, how are you?
ah,clem: well, it is night time, Stones
Dexter Fong: Tween: Got yah driving the truck again, huh?
Bambi: well, sometimes a power nap at 1:30am is a good thing LOL
Honey Sanchez: well I am cold we had out first snow last night
H. Stones: from here on its night time all the time till spring
Bambi: heard that Stones :-(
Dexter Fong: Wonders if honey will ever come down out of the mountains
Honey Sanchez does too
cease: yes, honey, hope you are well
SerialTweener: Driving the truck, Dex?
Bambi: lol
ah,clem: you aren't in alaska, there will be some sun
Bambi: might be safer up there Honey
H. Stones: its like Scandinavia but without the properity and welfare system which the current government are steadily dismantling
Dexter Fong: Motivatin' dude
SerialTweener: Ah, Nino can't find me this evening...
Bambi: that's cuz they are putting all their money into security systems, databases, banking cartels, etc. etc. ... nothing left for the peasants eh?
Honey Sanchez: safer than in new york for sure, Bambi
Dexter Fong: Tween: Why don't you come to NYC with me n honey
llanwydd: bloody peasants
Bambi: sounds like the western side of the pond only further along
SerialTweener: Unlike the USA, of course ;)
SerialTweener: Sorry, no can do at the moment, Dex
Honey Sanchez: shush dex dont let them know about us
SerialTweener: Thanks for the invite, though :-)
cease: dex, were these actual slides?
Dexter Fong: Tween: Just ask catherwood to ask Nino...simple
||||||||| Catherwood steps up to Dexter Fong and asks "Someone mention my name?"
Dexter Fong: Cat: Yes
Bambi: you can come and visit us in the Unknown
Dexter Fong: Minimal props and costumes but effective
SerialTweener: King? I thought were an anarchic semi-autonous collective...
llanwydd: catherwood would you get me a get me a get me
||||||||| Catherwood gets me.
llanwydd: lol
Honey Sanchez: Bambi I would LOVE to come visit you in the Unknown
Bambi: LOL so would I Honey LOL
H. Stones: this could be the start of the HOney Sanchez world tour
Dexter Fong: Welcome to the UNKNOWN...wha am I?
llanwydd: well, you can't do that because if you visit the unknown it will become known
llanwydd: at least to you
Dexter Fong: Not if she never returns
Bambi: one of these days we will have to make that US tour before they close the borders lol (between the states)
SerialTweener: Good one, LL :)
H. Stones: i cannot teach you anything you dont already known
ah,clem: it's only a tour if they come back
Mudhead: lol
SerialTweener: Yeah, there is pretty serious talk of secession in some circles. Esp Texas, which could easily stand on its own.
Honey Sanchez imagines border patrol between the states.....may i see your papers please
cease: i hope that includes vancouver, bambi. its not that far from the border
Bambi: true...better to get to just keep going and going like the energizer bunny
Dexter Fong: Seems like all the big rock tours are moments of "coming back"
SerialTweener: Indeed, Honey
Bambi: that's true Cat
cease: there used to be during the depression, bambi. folks were turned away at the california border
H. Stones: i cant get there from here
Dexter Fong: Hmmmm Let's see....Texas secceeds....Where's the down side
Bambi: oh, great ... so look what we have to look forward to in this one
H. Stones: lol fong
cease: woody guthrie wrote a song about it, or 10
cease: we lose all those good austin musicians, dex
Honey Sanchez: the native americans are attempting to create an autonomous state secceeding from the union if they do i will move there to the rez
Bambi: can't see any downsides except not being able to get there quick enough LOL
cease: jim hightower would need a passport!
Dexter Fong: Former President Bush stopped at the border trying to enter Arizona on his big Coming Back Tour
H. Stones: surely you mean get out of there Bambi
Bambi: heard that Honey
cease: will they let you in, honey?
Honey Sanchez: well i would rather live on a rez than in texas
Bambi: well, that depends on who it's president would be lol
Dexter Fong: Honey: Your in the mountains, your in High rez
H. Stones: its bound to be one of the Bushes again Bambi
Honey Sanchez: if ron paul would be president of texas i might think of moving there
Honey Sanchez: ahhhhh too true, dez
Bambi: me too Honey
llanwydd: catherwood, I'll have a piece of water and a glass of french bread
||||||||| Catherwood walks over to llanwydd and yells "My ears are burning..."
Dexter Fong: If Les Paul were president...wow!
ah,clem: many would
H. Stones: they are working their way down the flora, starting with Bush, then the Shrub, it should be a lichen next surely ?
Honey Sanchez: yeah if that were the case then texas would have to have a border patrol to keep people out of texan
H. Stones: he would sack the cabinet and go solo, Fong
Bambi: Les Paul president from the grave?
Honey Sanchez: sounds good to me b
Honey Sanchez: Bambi lol
llanwydd: yes, saint paul would easily be elected pope of minnesota
Dexter Fong: Why not, pre recorded
cease: speaking of st paul, where is merl anyway?
H. Stones: and multi-tracked ?
Bambi: good question Cat...hope all is well
H. Stones: hes gone fishing with King Arthur again
Dexter Fong: Stones: Full surround (7:1)
cease: yes his cold kept him from the firesign shows
cease: quite a cold, even for minnesota
H. Stones: pass me the joy stick fong and i will test it
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:53 PM and Principalpoop waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Dexter Fong: It's odyssey full-sync bi functional, no joy stick,,,
Bambi: hey Princep
H. Stones: Greetings Poopster
Honey Sanchez: hola senorpoop
Dexter Fong: It's waltzing poop
Principalpoop: less paul or more pall
Mudhead: hiya PP
SerialTweener: And not to bring anyone down, but ths month marks the 3rd anniversary of Klok's passing. We miss you, Klok Dog...
Principalpoop: hola bonsoir hejsa ciao
llanwydd: pall mall
ah,clem: good evening Mr. Principal
SerialTweener: Catherwood, please raise a glass to Klok Dog
||||||||| Catherwood steps alongside SerialTweener and mumbles "Someone mention my name?"
Principalpoop: pell mell
SerialTweener: Evenin' P
Dexter Fong: Not a downer, Tween
Principalpoop: why thank thank you you
Dexter Fong: Thanks
Mudhead: Helter Skelter!
Honey Sanchez: gee whiz catherwood is mighty testy tonight
||||||||| Catherwood ignores Honey Sanchez
llanwydd: comin down fast
Principalpoop: holy moly
cease: a glass to klok indeed
H. Stones: are you on the thorazine again llan ?
llanwydd: thorazine?
Bambi: http://bambismusings.wordpress.com/ <<-- Klok Memorial at my blog (right side under BambisMusings Pages)
llanwydd: no I was quoting the beatles
H. Stones: if you have to ask you aint on it
Bambi: October 14th we found out
ah,clem: think the butler is
Honey Sanchez: ty Bambi
llanwydd: if the firesign theatre can do it, I can
H. Stones: dont do it llan
Bambi: yw Honey
H. Stones: just say no
cease: firesign can do a lot of things you can't do,
Principalpoop: no?
cease: and by you, i mean everyone
Dexter Fong: Nyet
cease: hi poop
Dexter Fong: afk fr
Principalpoop: does that include me?
SerialTweener: Firesign Theatre albums should have a warning, "Do Try This At Home"?
SerialTweener: lol
llanwydd: well, The Purple Rose of Cairo is coming on TCM in about 3 minutes and I have never seen it
Bambi: but only if you put on your red rubber nose
llanwydd: and I might not get to if I don't see it tonight
Principalpoop: it is purple, so what?
SerialTweener: TCM has some great stuff
Bambi: don't think I have seen it either llan
Bambi: let us know next week what you think of it
||||||||| Elayne steals in around 9:57 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
cease: hi el
llanwydd: anyway, if any of you folks are still here at 11:30 I will definitely see you
H. Stones: Hi Elayne
Principalpoop: HI E
Elayne: Evenin' all! Sorry I'm a bit late, been watching the Python docu.
Bambi: hey Elayne!
Honey Sanchez: oh hello Elayne
cease: you plan to see it now, llan?
llanwydd: nite everybody
Elayne: Night, Llan!
cease: what is that, el?
Bambi: nite llan, have a good week
cease: on tv?
Elayne: Brand-new, Cat. Six parter, extremely thorough. Running on the Independent Film Channel here in the US.
Bambi: how is the python documentary E?
cease: enjoy cairo, llan. the pharoahs liked it
Elayne: Very worthwhile, Fran.
Dexter Fong: baraka
Honey Sanchez: nite llan enjoy the movie
Dexter Fong: Hi Elayne
Elayne: It really commands attention, which is why I forgot to come here until now. :)
Bambi: I would imagine so...they should do one for Firesign Theatre too
cease: ok, we dont get that here, el. maybe it''ll come to dvd rental
Dexter Fong: Hey E; Did you go to Comic Con?
Elayne: There was one for Firesign, a lot of us watched it on my birthday a few years ago. It was called Weirdly Cool.
cease: yes bambi, but i suspectr weirdly cool is that
Elayne: Oh no Dex, I haven't been able to afford Comic Con in about a decade.
cease: are they still conning those comics?
Bambi: ah, that was the Documentary for them ... ok. I have seen it then LOL
Dexter Fong: AH, didn't know it was expensive
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Bambi: all those conventions are expensive :-(
Elayne: Oh sure Dex, if you're lucky enough to get a hotel room they run upwards of $200 a night (probably more like $400 now). And that doesn't include airfare and admission.
cease: i remember meeting ossman at sam longoria's wedding when that came out. and dave said if this doesnt make us famous, nothing will. i think he was right about the nothing
Mudhead: hiyElayneCatherwood plse get Elayne a Cosmo
||||||||| Catherwood gets elayne a cosmo.
Elayne: It's a big media fest now. In the '90s there was still room for ordinary comic people.
Dexter Fong: I ust be confused, I thought it was in NYC
Bambi: or your food and drink either of course
Elayne: There's one in NY as well, Dex. I thought you were referring to the big one in San Diego.
Bambi: or anything you want to buy on top of that
Elayne: New York now has two. Reed Exhibitions does an excellent con called the NY Comic Con, second only to San Diego, at the Javits Center.
H. Stones: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qtlx
Dexter Fong: E: Read about it in the paper, didn't see a mention of location so supposed....
Elayne: And Wizard (the Maxim of comic publications) has just bought the Big Apple Comic Con, which used to be sleazy but otherwise pleasant and is now sleazy and expensive and unpleasant.
Elayne: We used to have a table at the Big Apple Con every year. Now that Wizard's running it, they charge $300/table for the weekend.
Bambi: figures lol
Elayne: The one you read about was probably the Wizard one, the Big Apple Con. No Marvel, no DC, a few big media guests. Eh. Not worth it.
H. Stones: I misght enjoy a Star Trek convention if i could go as the Borg
Elayne: Wizard has decided to counter-program its 2010 con exactly opposite the New York one at the Javits. So "con wars" have begun again in NY. Only the Wizard one is just so... so bad...
Dexter Fong: I'm going to Old Time Radio convention this saturday...they get less commercial every year
Honey Sanchez: I might enjoy the unconventional convention........
Elayne: I used to go to the Creation Star Trek cons, back when they ran the blooper reels. Always the highlight. Now it's all on YouTube.
cease: this must be in denver
Principalpoop: what must be denver?
cease: this clark wintergreen show
Honey Sanchez remembers going to the UFO convention
Principalpoop: I was thinking of Bob Denver
Dexter Fong: Do you think of him a lot Poop
H. Stones: was he a Jock with AFN, fong
ah,clem: yes, at Ebbets Field, 1-7-77
Honey Sanchez: wasnt he an actor on the dobie gillis show?
cease: hey gilligan
Dexter Fong: Stones: Yes, Jock Fong, AFN DJ
Principalpoop: I have forgotten his name on doggy whozer
SerialTweener: What is this, clem?
Honey Sanchez: hey little buddy
Dexter Fong: First class
cease: does the phrase "hey culligan man" mean anything to any ot you?
||||||||| Bunnyboy sneaks in around 10:08 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
H. Stones: i suppose Gilligans Isle is where they put out old sitcom stars to grass
H. Stones: Hi Bunny
SerialTweener: Hey Bunny
Bunnyboy: ...o dere
Elayne: Hey Bunnyboy!
Dexter Fong: Tweeny Clark Wintergreen, Clark Wintergreen
Principalpoop: sure cat
Dexter Fong: i dere, Bunny
Honey Sanchez: yeah i remember that commercial
cease: hi bun
Principalpoop: hip hop bunny
Bunnyboy: Work!
Honey Sanchez: hi bunny
SerialTweener: Hey Culligan Man, my water's burst
H. Stones: Car 54 Where are You ?
SerialTweener: Clark Wintergreen is the title?
ah,clem: Wintergreen, Clark Wintergreen, P&B Denver, 1-7-77
Bunnyboy: Sorry. Channeling Maynard G. Krebs.
Dexter Fong: Put some duct tape on your pipe
Principalpoop: penisula
Dexter Fong: Tweeny Yes, twice
H. Stones: the only duct tape i have is currently holding the universe together
Bunnyboy: Shaggy's "zoink" is a blatant rip-off of Maynard's "work!"
cease: honey, do you remember that?
ah,clem: like groovy, mann
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Principalpoop: happy purple rose llan
H. Stones: Far out Clem
SerialTweener: Wavy Gravy, man
cease: honey?
Bambi: groovy!
Bambi: that's swell (not to many people feel comfortable saying swell these days)
cease: toronto finally wins a game
H. Stones: i was hoping the swelling had gone down by now Bambi
cease: i remember seeing thast flick but little of it
Honey Sanchez: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Punzp4ektVM Bunnies in Space
Bambi says I have no response to that LOL
ah,clem: neat
H. Stones: lol
SerialTweener: lol Stones
Principalpoop: swell
Elayne: Well, Fox almost blew it. They had to rejoin the League Championship Series game and cut a commercial, and something very big happened. They almost missed it. Idiots.
Elayne has NO love for Fox TV...
Bambi: prefer SyFy personally
Bambi: (makes more sense than any of the mainstream media)
Principalpoop: community is good, thanks E
ah,clem: (Bambi is out there...)
cease: are you watcvhing baseball, el?
cease: i go away for a minute and yanks get 3 runs
Mudhead: im gointo watch jeff dnham, gnite all
Dexter Fong: Night Mudhead
cease: el, remember what harry shearer said, even simpsons not enough of a reason not to deport murdoch
||||||||| Mudhead is defenestrated just as the clock strikes 10:15 PM.
Principalpoop: cheap stockings
SerialTweener: Niters, Mudy
Principalpoop: night mud
Bambi: yes, and the little needle is pointing to E ... which usually means excellent in my book...
cease: by mud
H. Stones: if its sci fi you want then Afghanistan is the place for you
Honey Sanchez: well gee whiz people my battery is nearly flat on my laptop so I must bid adios hopefully see you next week same time same chananel
ah,clem: great american passtime, nothing happens while you are watching, as a pot never boils
Bambi: good night Mudhead! let us know how the new series is
Bambi: will have to try to catch it on hulu
SerialTweener: Good to see you again, Honey
Dexter Fong Thinks honey needs a quick charge
Principalpoop: ciao honey
ah,clem: good night, Honey, glad you made it
H. Stones: awww sorry Honey, drive carefully through all the snow please
Elayne: Bye Honey!
Honey Sanchez: thanks clem nite friends
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:17 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs Honey Sanchez by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Bambi: have a great week Honey!
Dexter Fong: Night Honey
H. Stones: nighty night Hon
Bambi: see ya next time ... hopefully next week if you can
cease: was culligan contemporaneous will gilligan's island?
cease: bye honey
Bambi: be safe!!! no accidents please!
Principalpoop: yes cat
ah,clem: think that came later, Cat
Bunnyboy: FLASHFORWARD booted their showrunner...who just happens to be writing SPIDER-MAN comix these days. Coincidence?
ah,clem: am sure thy had no water softeners
Bambi: hey Bunny
Principalpoop: huh? ahh I could be wrong, that is 40 years ago
Bunnyboy: Hey hey!
H. Stones: what do you think of Flash Forward Bunny ?
ah,clem: (on the island anyway)
Bunnyboy: "Hey, Culligan Man!"
Bambi: I can tell ya it's not the same person who wrote spiderman when I was a kid lol
cease: i wonder if those names are remembered because of their similarity, and were chosen to be such at the time
Bunnyboy: Stones: Interesting concept, quickly turning stale.
ah,clem: don't think there is any connection
Principalpoop: harrigam, thats me
Bunnyboy: And even the geek in me had trouble suspending disbelief, last week.
Dexter Fong: Prolly due to popularity of Jerry Mulligan
H. Stones: i agrree bunny stale by second episode i though
Principalpoop: stewie
Bunnyboy: When Joseph Fiennes fearlessly clutches the briefcase he THINKS contains nuclear material...
Bambi: been watching Castle and thoroughly enjoying it
Elayne is going back to the Yankees/Angels game now that the Yankees are finally in the lead.
Bunnyboy: "After all, I AM going to be alive in April. And I remember looking pretty buff, then..."
Elayne: I won't be here next week. (1) World Series. (2) Night before colonoscopy, so I expect I'll be indisposed much of the evening.
Bambi: enjoy E! see ya next week...have a good one!
Dexter Fong: Night Elayne
cease: stones, i missed first episode but watching it since 2
Elayne: Night all!
Bambi: ok, week after than :-)
Principalpoop: sunny side up E
||||||||| Elayne rushes off, saying "10:22 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Bambi: good luck on that
cease: all the best to you, el
Bunnyboy: GO ANGELS!!!
Bunnyboy: Oh, bye El! ; )
SerialTweener: Glad about the Series, sorry for the uncomfortable doctor's visit, E
Dexter Fong: Tween: Hey, dude, it free drugs
SerialTweener: "I shot the nauga myself" lol
ah,clem: yes, classic line
Bunnyboy: FLASHFORWARD, thankfully, hasn't reached the point yet where I'm going: "I smell HEROES!"
cease: this sounds like steppenwolf
cease: i never watched heros but fumiyo watches it, bun
cease: the book, not the group
Bunnyboy: And, damme, I *still* watch HEROES. I can't imagine why.
cease: the shooting cars scene
Principalpoop: hogans?
cease: i think flashforward is a good sf idea. partic after the revelaitons last week
Dexter Fong: The kardashians?
Bunnyboy: Poop: Yeah, they sneak out the camp...every night!
cease: the wirter is quite good
Bunnyboy: Stoopid Nazis!
Principalpoop: cool
H. Stones: Bunny, at least Sylar moved to Star Trek
Bambi: revelations last week?
Bunnyboy: Stones: But he keeps....coming...back...
cease: thanks for reminding me its on at 8.i thought it was later
H. Stones: sounds like reflux to me Bunny, take some antacid
Bunnyboy: Nothing against Zachary Quinto, he's fine.
H. Stones: although a bit creepy
Bunnyboy: But the show needs a new peril. Perhaps...a network executive, with an axe?
Bunnyboy: ...who turns out to be a hero.
H. Stones: Night of the Hidden Agenda maybe
Bunnyboy: "I've come to save you from those evil writers..."
ah,clem: here it is Tween, barly bean chicken and turd
Dexter Fong: "IN a world without evil writers....."
H. Stones: I have suddenly developed the talent to be completely boring
Bambi: soupa
Principalpoop: the wounded dog
Bambi: la soupa
Principalpoop: i am contagious stones, I should have warned you
Bunnyboy: "You're my BEST...friend..."
ah,clem: we were talking about this at one time, and he said he never heard it, and I could not remember what it was in
Dexter Fong: "only....a frind.....Bunny?
Bunnyboy: "Tonight, on a very special, but strangely familiar HEROES..."
ah,clem: so here it is
Bambi: fiend?
Dexter Fong: frind
Dexter Fong: I have an accint
Bambi: fringe?
Dexter Fong: Beyond that
Bambi: lol
Principalpoop: griend
Bambi: girl+friend = griend
Dexter Fong: Super fine Pimp
Principalpoop: briend
ah,clem: something wrong with your math, Bam
Bambi: sun sign lol
Bambi: lol JL
Bunnyboy: No FRINGE tonight. Wassup wid dat?
Dexter Fong: Got gas?
Bunnyboy: Me look...
Bambi: errr, clem
Bambi: no Fringe tonight? shoot...just started watching it too
Bambi: no worries, I have plenty to catch up on
Bunnyboy: Poo! No FRINGE until November 5th.
Bambi: eeek!
Principalpoop: not my fault
Bambi: how does that work? writers strike?
Dexter Fong: They only wriute a limited number of shows
Bunnyboy: Bambi: I know that several eps are available on Hulu, and some of the other stream sites.
Bambi: I have a bad feeling we may be getting a bunch of news serial shows ... with all the journalists out of work
H. Stones: its quite often i wish they had only written a couple of shows
Bambi: really Stones?
cease: no hulu in canada
Bambi: you don't care for Fringe anymore?
Bunnyboy: I've heard parts of this FST stuff before. From where is it?
Dexter Fong: Too cold for those short grass skirts
cease: clark wintergreen
H. Stones: we dont get that yet Bambi or maybe i just missed it
cease: but proc/berg recycle a lot
ah,clem: no hulu in ca? free the web!
Bambi: ok
cease: never seen fringe. what is it?
Bambi: yeah!
SerialTweener: On a bicycle built for thoo?
Bambi: scifi show
H. Stones: whats it about
Bunnyboy: Clark Wintergreen. Name sounds familiar. Is it on one of the CD compilations?
cease: as sfy as flash forward?
cease: many things i cant get here, stones. nbc for example.
Bambi: http://fox.com/fringe
cease: hbo stuff
Bunnyboy: Wait. Is this P & B?
Dexter Fong: Bunny: It's a stand alone,, Fred offered it some time ago
cease: i cant watrch clips of snl.
cease: though that's usulaly a good thing
H. Stones: it varies a lot here, cease
Dexter Fong: Yes only P&B live in Denver 1977
Bambi: http://www.fox.com/fod <<-- Fringe on Demand (but I don't watch it there ... the idgits make you have to download a player)
H. Stones: is it still only 77 in Denver, fong ?
cease: uk is blocked like that, stones?
Bambi: http://en.wikipedial.org/wiki/Fringe_(TV_series)
Dexter Fong: "In a world where time stands still, how do you flash forward?"
cease: i'm happy to get rachel maddow on some station not on my cable package
cease: i jsut mute the ads
Bambi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fringe_(TV_series)
Bunnyboy: Anybody remember the P & B special that played on PBS, in the late 70s?
H. Stones: yes live tv and hit shows only turn up over months later, even live radio with music is blocked because of the shits at the RIAA
Bambi: first one has typo
Dexter Fong: afk fam
cease: yes bun i saw it
Bunnyboy: Stones: I think you misspelled "suits".
cease: that was before video tape but i taped in on audio. very funny
Bunnyboy: Oh, right. Net Neutrality.
H. Stones: i beg to differ Bunny
SerialTweener: I hate 3rd party players
Bunnyboy: Or is that "snits"?
SerialTweener: Never know what sort of code they've got hidden in there
H. Stones: in my case that too
ah,clem: think he had it right the first time, lol
SerialTweener: I'll put up with Wolfgang's Vault, that's about it
Bunnyboy: I remember the Shakespeare tag, and some GIVE ME A BREAK material, in said P & B special.
H. Stones: the net has been pants today presumably because its Windows 7 Day
cease: put up with?
cease: wolfgang pours more music into my emial box every week than i can imagine opening. but it is interesting
SerialTweener: They misunderstood. They thought we wanted Net Spading
cease: i dont remember it at all, bun. but i rmeember laughing
Dexter Fong: brak
SerialTweener: WV has some great old concerts. cease
cease: lol tween
H. Stones: i tested my illegal download skills today by downloading the latest Robbie Williams ditty that was only released last week, entered the UK charts at number 2 and will be top next week, get stuffed RIAA
Bambi: stupid corporate buttheads likel don't like the FCC support of Net Neutrality in addition to the Windows 7 launch and Windows Updates, security updates, etc.,
H. Stones: After Vista, 7 is almost sure to be better (almost)
cease: they seem to have a lot of ash grove stuff. i saw firesign there on dec 31, 1969. maybe they have that
SerialTweener: Thanks for playing this, clem :)
Bambi: Windows 7 is considerably better than Vista if the RC1 and the RTM hype is accurate
Bambi: great show Clem!! Lots of fun as always!
cease: always!
Bambi: Windows 7 is at the very least Vista done right and is much better in many ways
SerialTweener: Have a great weak all, and don't forget to support CNI Radio, without which, none of this would have been necessary...
||||||||| SerialTweener hurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's SerialTweener?! It's 10:46 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
H. Stones: I need a new PC but will wait till the new year by which time the bugs in 7 may have been ironed out, wont get caught again
Bambi: have a great week Tween and thanks!
Bunnyboy: Clem, yer soundin' spunky again. Good on you!
Bambi: smart move Stones
Dexter Fong: Hi Clem
cease: by tween
Principalpoop: hi ah, clem
Bambi: and the Christmas rush (and pricing) will be past
H. Stones: and wont just accept an OEM copy neither, i demand a full installation disk for the time about a year after purchease when windows eats itself again
Principalpoop: toad away
Dexter Fong: Thanks clem and Bambi
H. Stones: nighty nigh Clem and mucho thanks
cease: thakns again, clem
ah,clem: thanks for turning us on! nytol
Bambi: read WindowsSecrets.com Stones ... you can still do a clean install with an upgrade disk
Principalpoop: a friend installed a hacked windows 7, says it is super, much better than vista
||||||||| ah,clem is forcibly ejected just as the clock strikes 10:48 PM.
Principalpoop: no thank you ah, clem, oops bambi tell him
Bambi: yes, I have been using the RC1 and it is very nice ... a major improvement on Vista
H. Stones: even a blender would be better than vista
Bambi: see ya soon Clem
Bambi: very true Stones lol
H. Stones: i tried for about an hour and then i had had more than enough
Bambi: they shouldn't even charge Vista users for the upgrade as an apology
Dexter Fong: "In a world without vista, only the tunnel visioned can survive"
H. Stones: they should have paid users
Bambi: LOL
Principalpoop: why, that is beautiful fong, who said that?
Bambi: well hate to do it but I need to get some rest ... see you all next week! Be well, be happy, and be safe!
Bambi: (or at least have fun)
Principalpoop: ciao sweet deer
H. Stones: trying to imagine a Msoft apology, Dear User, we are very sorry about Vista and promise to be nice in future, honest !
Dexter Fong: Night Bambi, and enjoy the unknown
cease: all the best bambi
Bambi: yes! good one Stones
Bambi: nytol!
H. Stones: nighty night Bambi
H. Stones: sweet dreams
Principalpoop: happy trails to you, until we meet agaaain
Dexter Fong: Night Little Beaver
H. Stones: agaaaaaaaaaaom ?
Dexter Fong: Yorkie?
Principalpoop: spam spam spam spaaaaaaaaaam spam
H. Stones: 0K mes ami, time for me to hit the trail once again, have a safe and happy week all
Dexter Fong: We gor spam pudding, it's only got a little rat in it
Principalpoop: i am an official old fart now, i don't know any of the shows you are talking about, i need to subscribe to mad magazine so I know the parodies
cease: good to see you again, stones
Principalpoop: good evening your highness
Dexter Fong: Night stones, good to see you and HONEY TOO
cease: why is it official, poop?
Bunnyboy: I'm a little teapot short and stout...
H. Stones: also available on Skype and MSN
Bunnyboy: Here comes a Yankee, 3 strikes, yer...
||||||||| Bunnyboy is defenestrated just as the clock strikes 10:56 PM.
H. Stones: TTFN
Principalpoop: not knowing the idioms is one thing, not know the popular tv shows is unamerican
Principalpoop: massive
Dexter Fong: Poop: Log on to OLDFARTSLIST.COM, it'l put you in the lasso er uh loop
Principalpoop: i had seen one episode of friends or xfiles or lost at least...
Dexter Fong: Poop: YOu speak as in the past
Principalpoop: i'm hip fong
Dexter Fong holds up replacement hip
Dexter Fong notices everyone is hypmotized by the shiny metal utility
cease: im watching game too.
Dexter Fong: Score?
Principalpoop: i hear and obey fong
cease: 7-6 angels
Dexter Fong: Wow
cease: a friend of mine used to be an angel, when the team started
Dexter Fong: Inning, and top or bottom?
cease: bottom 8th
Dexter Fong: tnks
Principalpoop: a touchdown and extra-point versus 2 field goals?
cease: back and 4th game
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
cease: angles win or yanks in series
Principalpoop: what down?
Dexter Fong: Or three Rouge
Dexter Fong: Rpie = 2 Points
Dexter Fong: Rouge
Principalpoop: reckless driving is 5 points
Dexter Fong: Not if you have a flase liscense
Dexter Fong: false
Principalpoop: good idea
Dexter Fong: Mine says I'm MEL Gibbs
Principalpoop: just mel? not Melvin?
Dexter Fong: No not that Mel Gibbs (chuckle chuckle)
Dexter Fong: Melody Gibbs
Principalpoop: Melvis
Dexter Fong: Exotic dancer
Dexter Fong: Or as it says on the lobby card, Danceur Exotique
Principalpoop: daughter of famous football coach and nascar owner
Dexter Fong: I don't like to talk about that part of my life
Principalpoop: sure, she used to date senator george allen
Dexter Fong: No, he dated me!!
Principalpoop: knowing who coach george allen is, dates me
Dexter Fong: I only dated him because he said he would introduce me to Nixon
cease: no bear dating
Dexter Fong: I settled for haldermann
Principalpoop: shucks, you could have had erlichman
Dexter Fong: He paid for my sex change operation
Principalpoop: from what to what?
Dexter Fong: Operation Gendergate we called it
Dexter Fong: From what i was to what I am, silly boy
Principalpoop: don't stonewall me
Dexter Fong: Everybody must get stonewalled
Principalpoop: got 18 minutes helen?
Dexter Fong: Helen prefers it longer that that
cease: wow, the prez is peter coyote. just read his autobiography
Dexter Fong: She's an all night woman
Principalpoop: which prez?
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Bambi - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| H. Stones - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Dexter Fong: Are you an all right man?
cease: on flashforward
Principalpoop: i am usually done before my belt is unbuckled
Dexter Fong: Why don't we do it in the car?
cease: angels looking for breathing room
Principalpoop: pile it on
Principalpoop: no no, do it in the road
Dexter Fong: Perhaps if angels wern't so high and mighty they could breathe
cease: you know bukowsky story about angel, dex?
Dexter Fong: No cat
Principalpoop: breath deep the gathering gloom, watch lights fade from every room
Principalpoop: charles bukowsky?
cease: yes
Principalpoop: never heard of him
cease: i read the book from van library about the time bit was born, oct 25, 78
Dexter Fong: He was in that movie, he was The Dude
cease: her 32nd birthday would be this sunday
Dexter Fong: A sad time, Cat
cease: very good writer.
cease: we always go to Zen, her favourite restaurant in West Van, eat her favourite salmon dish
Dexter Fong: Well, I'm not in Dnver, but I still don't wanna be towe away...do
Principalpoop: all I can think of is blutokowsky from animal hoiuse
cease: this chat actually precedes her distant death and continues on
Dexter Fong: You gotta a man crusj on him
cease: will be late next week. but hopefully here
Dexter Fong: Hope so too cat. next time then
Principalpoop: are you ok cat?
Dexter Fong: Night Poop
Principalpoop: oops night all, good luck
||||||||| Catherwood says "11:18 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs Dexter Fong by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
cease: as much as that is possible, poop
||||||||| "11:18 PM? I'm late!" exclaims cease, who then runs out through the french doors and down through the flowerbeds.
Principalpoop: courage, always
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "11:25 PM and late as usual, it's llanwydd, just back from Elmertown."
llanwydd: so, anybody still here?
||||||||| It's 11:30 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Principalpoop - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."

The Evening's Participants:
Dexter Fong
H. Stones
Honey Sanchez
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And, "The Home Team"