A Firesign Chat
01/27/2011




Archive

||||||||| 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 January 27, 2011 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and pipes up "Presenting 'RedPillTweeny', just granted probation at 2:44 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| It's 2:50 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| RedPillTweeny - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 8:21 PM, dragging TheChattingNoboby by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this web surfer?"
TheChattingNoboby: Since I am nobody, I'll Leave . . . . .
||||||||| At 8:21 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, TheChattingNoboby!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with ah,clem close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 8:43 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the vestibule.
||||||||| New CNI streaming notice: '" a few minutes with FireSign Theatre" at about 9 eastern'
||||||||| "Hey ah,clem!" ... ah,clem turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 8:44 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| Dexter Fong (Ret) enters at 8:55 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Hat Pack Annex.
||||||||| 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 Merlyn falls out at 8:59 PM.
Dexter Fong (Ret): hey merlyn
Merlyn: hey hoo fong
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'Bambi', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:59 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hi Bambi
Merlyn: luckily, I fell out of the chopper into the cornstarch
Bambi: hello dear friends
||||||||| Catherwood enters with no_anchovies close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:00 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the anteroom.
Merlyn: hey bambi
Bambi: how
Merlyn: I told you NO anchov -- oh, hi no_anchovies
no_anchovies: (is exhausted)
Dexter Fong (Ret): I like anchovies
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, January 27, 2011 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
Bambi: how's it going Dex, Merl, no_anchovies?
Merlyn: goin' good here
Dexter Fong (Ret): Up to our asses in snow here in NYC
no_anchovies: By Fudd! Nino lists me from Portland, Oregon?
Bambi: no fun Dex
||||||||| Outside, the 9:02 PM bus from British Columbia pulls away, leaving cease coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Well, kinda fun Bambi..My wife didn't have to go to work today
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hiya Cat
Bambi: and I love being from parts unknown :-)
no_anchovies: yeah, heard it snowed again back yonder.
Bambi: hey Cat
Dexter Fong (Ret): 19 inches here
Bambi: wow
||||||||| Catherwood enters with ah,clem close behind, mumbles something about disrupting his 9:03 PM tree-stunting plans, and rushes off to the Aviary.
cease: its oddly warm here. our nights are warmer than vegas and i was going there to enjoy its warmth!
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hey clem
no_anchovies: it's been 70's here all week (gloats wankishly)
ah,clem: good evening
Bambi: hey Clem :-)
Merlyn: I remember the 70's
Dexter Fong (Ret): no: In Portland?
Merlyn: hey cat and clem
cease: its The Clem Voice
cease: hi merl, Voice, bambi, dex, merl, no
no_anchovies: San Diego.
ah,clem: lol
no_anchovies: can't figure out why Nino has me in Portland?
cease: finally got Duke in mail today. hooray!
Dexter Fong (Ret): =))
no_anchovies: yeah, for most of us, it's always 70's.
cease: first thing i did was listen to Extras. totally new stuff for me
no_anchovies: had to put "Duke" off for a bit. Obama hasn't sufficiently stimulated me.
cease: also read taylor's piece and emailed him a prompt congradulations.
Bambi: 28-30F here
cease: the temperature or the decade, no?
Bambi: just cloudy though
cease: thnis is the warmest january i can remember in vancouver
Bambi: we've already had our full winter ... a month early
no_anchovies: Vancouver is in a weird spot... gets protected.
Bambi: and colder than usual
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and announces "Presenting 'NotIntween', just granted probation at 9:10 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hey tweeny
Bambi: we are having our once a decade cold/snowy winter this year
Bambi: hey Tween
cease: weird, but pretty.
cease: hi tween
no_anchovies: Catherwood, shovel the walk.
||||||||| Catherwood walks up to no_anchovies and says "Something I can help with?"
no_anchovies: i guess Catherwood doesn't do snow, OR windows.
||||||||| Catherwood walks alongside no_anchovies and mumbles "Stop typing gibberish, no_anchovies!"
Bambi: thankfully he doesn't to windows
cease: have a boxcar of the finest grade industrial coke, Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood steps alongside cease and mumbles "Stop typing gibberish, cease!"
Merlyn: Catherwood, please shovel the snow
||||||||| Catherwood steps alongside Merlyn and queries "Typing my name just to rile me, eh?"
NotIntween: allo
cease: but gibbersish is my middle name!
no_anchovies: Catherwood ain't doin' shit tonight.
||||||||| Catherwood snubs no_anchovies
NotIntween: (or anything you want to)
Merlyn: Catherwood, get me all the snow from the sidewalk
||||||||| Catherwood gets Merlyn all the snow from the sidewalk.
Merlyn: Finally... thanks, Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood rushes up to Merlyn and yells "Stop typing gibberish, Merlyn!"
cease: what are the lastest sales figures for Duke, merl?
NotIntween: Catherwood, please give everyone snowballs
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone snowballs.
Merlyn: last I heard was a few days ago, 440
Dexter Fong (Ret): No one on the big boss 3o
no_anchovies: ah, he must like you, or all that coke you passed him.
Merlyn throws snowball at NotIntween
Dexter Fong (Ret): Ah screwed that up real good like
no_anchovies: Catherwood, have the night off.
||||||||| Catherwood strides over to no_anchovies and mumbles "My ears are burning..."
Merlyn: Catherwood, take the rest of the night off.
||||||||| Catherwood takes the rest of the night off.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Catherwood, please strike up the band
||||||||| Catherwood strikes up the band.
Merlyn: I guess that's better than knocking up the band
Dexter Fong (Ret): Depends on the band
no_anchovies: (or their groupies)
cease: get robbie robinson join the union?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Dolly Dawn and The Dawn Patrol..now there was an all girl band
cease: did
Dexter Fong (Ret): I dreamt he saw Joe Hill last night
Bambi: Catherwood, please pour everyone their favorite lovely beverage
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone their favorite lovely beverage.
no_anchovies: Catherwood, please get bent.
||||||||| Catherwood gets bent.
Bambi: ah, love toasted almonds ...
NotIntween: frosty... the almond
cease: ah, a lovely hot mug of blackthorn's english cidre
cease: still frothing.
NotIntween Bambi are you a good witch, or a bad witch?
cease: a sandwich
Dexter Fong (Ret): Ahhh, a tall frosty Martini with a brace of tiny nicoise olives
NotIntween: The ailes of sandwitch, I remember them well
no_anchovies: any Don van Vliet fans here?
Merlyn: cappy beefheart
NotIntween: sure, met him in Sicily
cease: the firesign played a captain beefheart tune as a break between one of the mushroom plays in 67
Merlyn: died just a bit ago
Dexter Fong (Ret): I remember him and remember hearing some of his stuff back in thelate 60s?
cease: that's about my tolerance for said.
no_anchovies: attended Gary Lucas' memorial tribute in L.A. coupla weeks ago.
no_anchovies: a snippet: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBUoHoCr278
cease: i gather you're a fan, no.
NotIntween: any friend of Zappa
Dexter Fong (Ret): could be Dweezels uncle
Merlyn: well, I'll be a dweezel's uncle!
Bambi: good witch of the north lol
Dexter Fong (Ret): There's a penalty for that transformation Merlyn
NotIntween: Sounds like a Moon Unit to me
Bambi: just call me Glinda
no_anchovies: i realize lotsa folks come to Beefheart via Zappa, but for me, the polarity runs the other way.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Glinda!!!!!!!!!
no_anchovies: but i suppose it's rare to find a Beefheart fan who doesn't also appreciate Zappa.
cease: Is that Linda with a G-string?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Descending a nude staircas3e?
no_anchovies: yes, .... fan.... guilty.
cease: i saw a piece of zappa on youtube via facebook the otherday, zappa doing santana-like riffs
cease: what is a nude staircase, and who would care?
no_anchovies: Catherwood, got any bad witches?
||||||||| Catherwood strides up to no_anchovies and asks "Did you want something?"
Dexter Fong (Ret): Whoosh whoosh?
NotIntween: Apostrophe is a fav
NotIntween: Haven't listened in a long time
NotIntween: and of course, Hot Rats
Merlyn: Dex, you mean http://www.firesigntheatre.com/bvhtml/sprawl/index.html ?
NotIntween: lol David
NotIntween: and Phil
Dexter Fong (Ret): Merlyn: Not real sure what *you* mean, when you said "you mean".
cease: good work, merl
Merlyn: nude descending a staircase is on that page
NotIntween: Cunfus say, we are way off mean
Merlyn: turns into an actual crying Elvis on black velvet, just like on the CD. I was so glad I found that
Dexter Fong (Ret): Merlyn: Ah..thanks..it also shows up in there recorded works...somewhere
Merlyn: plus an actual computer reconstruction of James Dean's accident
cease: a nude Defending a staircase. thats what i'd like to see.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Like errol flyn.. only a girl
NotIntween: James Dean had an accent? I thought he had a spyder
cease: just got summoned for jury duty. i wonder if a staircase will be involved
Merlyn: which I used in http://www.firesigntheatre.com/rnhtml/celeb-icons.html
cease: i didnt know he was into msg
Dexter Fong (Ret): The syder sat downbeside him while he was driving and the rest is Hollywood Myth
cease: deadly ajninomoto reaches into the past and offs james dean
no_anchovies: do they have juries in her majesty's monarchy?
NotIntween: Too fast to eat, two jung to die
cease: i be one of them. unless they change their mind
cease: what you call the district attorney we call "the crown" here
||||||||| 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 Principalpoop gets out at 9:37 PM.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hey Poop
cease: hi poop
Principalpoop: oogha boogha
no_anchovies: there's a Beefheart song called "Ice Cream For Crown"
Bambi: hi princep
NotIntween: Evernin' P
Principalpoop: hi all, wotsop
Merlyn: hey PP
Principalpoop: no anchovies? any sardines?
cease: is phil proctor here?
cease: some of us are higher than others, poop
no_anchovies: sordines, but i keep it mute.
Dexter Fong (Ret): But Poop is Quatro P
Principalpoop: jury duty? my grandmother was on a murder jury, they fried him
Dexter Fong (Ret): Granny's recipe?
Principalpoop: you are not retarded fong, why the ret?
NotIntween: Catherwood, please everyon some Silly Patte
||||||||| Catherwood steps up to NotIntween and says "Did you need me?"
cease: they fried your grandma?
cease: cidre mug is empty. must do something about that
Principalpoop: they voted guilty, did not take long at all
NotIntween: Catherwood, please give everyone some Silly Patte
||||||||| Catherwood gives everyone some silly patte.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Poop: All the snow prevents movement, hence I am be retarded
Principalpoop: spell it cider, it will last longer
Principalpoop: patty de fois grois
NotIntween: You side, her??
Principalpoop: Idaho
Dexter Fong (Ret): I;m top!!
Principalpoop: but alaska
Bambi: I prefer some wurst liver please catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood strides over to Bambi and mumbles "Someone mention my name?"
Principalpoop: give me the best liver catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood gives Principalpoop the best liver.
Bambi: catherwood please get me some wurst liver and ritz crackers
||||||||| Catherwood gets Bambi some wurst liver and ritz crackers.
Principalpoop: putting on the ritz, ehh
NotIntween reminds folks that Proc appeared in Amazon Women On The Moon
Bambi :-)
no_anchovies: "super duper pooper scooper..."
NotIntween: a faux commercial
Principalpoop: a masterpiece, should have won oscars
Merlyn: should have won Oscar's what?
Dexter Fong (Ret): oscar myers braunschweiger style wurstleben
NotIntween: Dead Man's Finger? Only people from the Chesapeake would know about that
Principalpoop: or Madison's
Principalpoop: pull my finger
Dexter Fong (Ret): TWEEN< AND "the Ohio
NotIntween: Catherwood, please give Madison a dolly
||||||||| Catherwood brings madison a dolly.
NotIntween: Ohio gozemashita
Principalpoop: they have genetically altered a llama to make a coat for dolly parton
Dexter Fong (Ret): Iron Chef
NotIntween: subaru
Principalpoop: it is called the dolly llama
NotIntween: lol
Dexter Fong (Ret): llama llama ding dong
cease: well hell, o'dolly
Principalpoop: lift your arms and shake
Merlyn: llame
NotIntween: I prefer a ruben sandwich from a dali
Principalpoop: don't start a llame war
Dexter Fong (Ret): llamekha
Bambi: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/612091
cease: i'll have a reuben, hold the jets
Principalpoop: where is llan?
Dexter Fong (Ret): And don't forget Bennie
cease: mr benny, mr benny
Dexter Fong (Ret): Oh Don! Don!!
Dexter Fong (Ret): Sing Dennis Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood rushes over to Dexter Fong (Ret) and queries "Do you have something for me to do?"
Bambi: put your right foot in...
Principalpoop: the admiral in paul macartney song
Principalpoop: no hokey pokey
NotIntween: heads across the sky
Principalpoop: ahh yes
NotIntween: No bad Linda
cease: a pox on wayne gretsky
Principalpoop: ebony and ivory, poops brain cells are history
cease: would she have been a better yoko than a linda?
NotIntween: Ice sports?
Dexter Fong (Ret): OK Cat, where did that outburst come from
Dexter Fong (Ret): Gretsky
cease: hokey pockey
Principalpoop: yoko? Ono!
cease: gretsky's 50th birthday a big thing in canada, for some reason.,
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hockey pokey?
Principalpoop: Marco? Polo!
NotIntween: I've heard that there may actually be a 'northwest passage' with all the melting
cease: he's lived in the states for decades. fuck him
Principalpoop: Marco
no_anchovies: Linda McCartney, or Linda Thompson??? the latter did "Hokey Pokey"
Dexter Fong (Ret): Ferdinand
Principalpoop: olivia newton-john
NotIntween: and that Russia/USA and others are vying for islands
cease: my father'
cease: my father's secret name
NotIntween: Linda wasn't terrible on MiniMoog
Dexter Fong (Ret): olivia?
Dexter Fong (Ret): linda?
Principalpoop: newton?
cease: but mai wasnt her size?
Principalpoop: john?
NotIntween: rest her soul and damn breast cancer
cease: max
Dexter Fong (Ret): yeah Tween! and and to heck with the common cold
Principalpoop: ahh max, number ahh 68? 69?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hold it right there poop
NotIntween: and about as easy to fix, Dex :/
cease: maxwell morgan, crime cabbie
NotIntween: from what I've heard
Principalpoop: 70, 71
Principalpoop: 99 had legs
NotIntween: and a friend with a telephone in his shooo
Principalpoop: bang bang maxwell's silver hammer
no_anchovies: i thought she Fel Down?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Throw her on the barbie
Principalpoop: a bad case of fei shang
no_anchovies: (darn those trickie puns)
cease: she's got down syndome. give her an upper
Dexter Fong (Ret): Do you mean Fei whrei?
Principalpoop: no
Dexter Fong (Ret): Good
Dexter Fong (Ret): Me neither
Bambi: ...
Principalpoop: what is the furniture thing, and doors
cease: feng shwee, mr fong?
no_anchovies: mr kong?
Dexter Fong (Ret): No thanks Cat, I'll just have another Jimlet
cease: other things made of wood?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Cather wood?
Principalpoop: no no, for good vibes, have a door that opens east and put the head of your bed in the north
no_anchovies: Catherwood, get Fong his gimlet.
||||||||| Catherwood gets fong his gimlet.
Principalpoop: or something like that
Principalpoop: feng shui
Principalpoop: fang shutti
cease: break on through to the other door
Principalpoop: i give up
Dexter Fong (Ret): Igive at the office
cease: but you'll keep down?
Principalpoop: morrison the cat
Dexter Fong (Ret): wait a minute, I'm retired..I don't have an office
Principalpoop: far out
cease: tuesdays with morrison
Principalpoop: are you really retired?
no_anchovies: Huxley, the doormat.
Principalpoop: got a watch and everything?
NotIntween: We have to re arrange you, P
Dexter Fong (Ret): Poop: Yes
Principalpoop: fucking A
Principalpoop: good for you
Dexter Fong (Ret): Thanks
no_anchovies: by choice?
Principalpoop: move to miami, get out of the snow,
Principalpoop: start tinting your hair blue
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Pretty much..I saw the future, decided there wasn't any, put in me papers, retired and 4 days later the whole operation wait down
Principalpoop: that is a big deal, you can handle it
NotIntween: may I see your papers, please?
NotIntween: ah, tight wrapped
Principalpoop: start watching matlock and the one with dick van dyke
Dexter Fong (Ret): Contact saocial Insecurity
cease: i dont have any papers. i use a volcano
Principalpoop: ahh the hours spent with the social security administration, enjoy them
Dexter Fong (Ret): Do you call it Dame Etna?
NotIntween: you'll pompeii for that
Merlyn: she always blows up when we talk
Dexter Fong (Ret): Depends on the circumstances
Principalpoop: Teide waits for no cat
Bambi: all full of pompeii and polish
no_anchovies: i lava when you erupt.
Dexter Fong (Ret): and piss and vinegar eeewww
cease: it only speaks german. i have to give it a lot of sigheils between tokes
NotIntween: Catherwood, please roll everyone a pmpeii sausage
||||||||| Catherwood walks over to NotIntween and asks "Did you need me?"
Principalpoop: recipe for grey pompeii
Dexter Fong (Ret): Geirge SIGHEILS?
Bambi: lol
Dexter Fong (Ret): afkfj
Principalpoop: do they still have the sigheils catalog?
Principalpoop: you are retired fong, make mrs fong get it
cease: http://www.storz-bickel.com/volcano-vaporizer/
cease: sig Froid. sig Froid
NotIntween: cool, man
Dexter Fong (Ret): Poop: Mrs Fong i still working and making a semi attractive penny
Bambi: Schalten Sie das Licht ... funny my Dad who was a bit of a humourist, always said outen ze lights ;-)
Principalpoop: ohhh
Principalpoop: she wears the pants and brings home the bacon, neener, neener, neener
Dexter Fong (Ret): Offen zee pig
Bambi: he also knew german and was 100% german ... he just thought it was funny
Dexter Fong (Ret): Poop: jealosy does not become you
NotIntween: Lighter than eyre?
Principalpoop: what does become me then?
cease: reminds me of the talkng parrots joke from the enchanted tiki hit in disneyland: you stay offen my back and i'll stay offen yours
Dexter Fong (Ret): Poop: Moolight
Principalpoop: gud gud wery gud
Bambi: lol
NotIntween: Just don't try to land it in New Jersey
Principalpoop: is that when you light cow flatulence?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Close poop
NotIntween: Cows don't vote
Dexter Fong (Ret): Not cow
cease: is the war with the cows still on?
NotIntween: Oh, OK, American Idle
no_anchovies: why does the parrot bird lay his eggs in the ire...?
cease: that was the worst simile in the history of firesign.
Principalpoop: did you see, about taco bell taco meat being less than the 35% beef needed to use the name beef?
cease: i wish elayne was here to agree with me
NotIntween: We reserve the right arm cows
Bambi: yeh, the NJ Air Force (think: mosquito) will get'cha
Principalpoop: nan and nantucket, that whole skit, my goodness
Dexter Fong (Ret): We'll thake the udders
Merlyn: they renamed it Biff
Principalpoop: taco biff
NotIntween: Because you can't take US back, NA
Dexter Fong (Ret): A grew a rose after it
Principalpoop: sounds like a pron star
Principalpoop: a tree grows in brooklyn
NotIntween: and on the mid-day, it rose
Dexter Fong (Ret): and it's covered with snow
Bambi: Boulder International Film Festial (BIFF)
no_anchovies: (check Biff cotton-poppin' out of his sleeve...)
NotIntween: and smelled as sweet
Principalpoop: big decisions fong, miami or boca raton?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Neither Poop: I like New York
Principalpoop: ahh and you are a kept man
cease: i like vancouver. thats why i live here
no_anchovies: a rousing testimonial.
NotIntween: You like "So The Right Thing". P?
Dexter Fong (Ret): I keep to myself, yes
Principalpoop: huh?
Principalpoop: i don't think so, never heard of it
Dexter Fong (Ret): what?
NotIntween: If ever there was a stage play put to a movie (or vice versa), I'd have to say that's pretty good
cease: do the right thing? spike lee?
NotIntween: Spike Lee, P
cease: speaking of plays, i jsut saw the social network yesterday.
cease: sorkin
Principalpoop: i was the piece of salt in the pepper shaker at NMB movie for Spikes do the right thing
cease: a fine dialogue writer.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Sew The Right Thing....and expose torn from the tattered cloth of the rag trade
cease: like goldilocks, she didnt do too many drugs or too few. just the right amount
Principalpoop: i like spike lee, i did not care no other white folks around
Dexter Fong (Ret): But she saw bears Cat
NotIntween: Was SN any good?
Bambi: people will likely think it is as true as the one about Jobs and Gates
Principalpoop: give us your review elbert
||||||||| llanwydd tiptoes in around 10:17 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
NotIntween: P, you didn't see Madonna's father (Danny Ailleo)?
llanwydd: good evening, dear friends
Bambi: hey llan
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hey llan
Principalpoop: in the movie
Principalpoop: there is llan
NotIntween: an Italian pizzaria in bed-Sty
no_anchovies: (checks google) lessee... Spike Lee: "The Black Woody Allen" who didn't marry his daughter.
NotIntween: lol NA
cease: did y'all see his tv thing about katrina? very good
no_anchovies: hey Llano.
NotIntween: No, and I need to see what Lee did with Katrina
cease: i really liked his first flick, She's Gotta Have It, but he seemed to go downhill thereafter
NotIntween: I'm sure the anger is quite real
Bambi: book 'em llano
no_anchovies: you mean his Jewish documentary "When The Levy's Are Broke" ?
llanwydd: hearing CNI now for the first time
NotIntween: I haven't seen Jungle Fever either. I just happen to like Do The Right Thing
llanwydd: I'm a gumshoe
Dexter Fong (Ret): lol NA
Bambi: awesome!
cease: lol no
Principalpoop: bravo llan, cool
Bambi: got a new computer?
llanwydd: I'm on somebody else's computer
Dexter Fong (Ret): Welcome in to the 21st Century llan =)
Bambi: no more msntv2?
cease: i liked it too, tween
Principalpoop: added another piece of string to your tin can telephone set?
llanwydd: lol
Bambi: ah, ok ... cool :-)
llanwydd: I love Missing Shoe
Principalpoop: you want the fancy pron links now llan? not just download the 25kb jpgs?
no_anchovies: (is still on dial-up)
Principalpoop: really no anchovies? my condolances
no_anchovies: throw money.
Principalpoop: i can throw bills, good at bouncing checks
llanwydd: how many people actually say "no anchovies" when they order a pizza?
Bambi: I feel your pain NA
Principalpoop: enough that the local pizza hut people look at you funny
llanwydd: it's like saying "put cheese on it"
Bambi raises hand
Merlyn: Dial-up? 'Tis quaint!
Bambi: as a lark but still
cease: i actually had a piece of pizza with anchovies at the montreal worlds's fair in 1967.
no_anchovies: i live in a rural area. no cable etc. i can wifi on my laptop when i'm out n' about.
Principalpoop: another wise guy
cease: it was the worst thing i'd ever tasted.
Principalpoop: ohh, and a cellphone and ipod too I bet, faddist
llanwydd: must have been a novelty back then, Cat
no_anchovies: (hasn't cell'd-out)
Principalpoop: i only have a landline, and proud of it
cease: shortly after i tried sushi. it was even worse
llanwydd: yeah, I don't like them on pizza. its all you taste
Bambi: we finally got cellular wireless in our area .... not so long ago that I don't remember the pain of dialup like it was yesterday
cease: maybe the quebecoise enjoy it. didnt order it on purpose, just coulndt read the french menu
Principalpoop: i like anchovies, but some are a little gritty
Bambi: they refuse to bring lines in here
llanwydd: BEN!
Principalpoop: 57k, brrrrrrrrrrr
no_anchovies: nasty lil' phukkerz.
cease: are you rural, bambi?
Bambi: yep, but in a tiny town in the middle of a rural area ... town only has 309+ souls ;-)
Principalpoop: i had to write my congressman, comcast had promised it next year for 8 years...
llanwydd: Frame Me Pretty is on youtube
Dexter Fong (Ret): Bambi: You sure they all have souls?
llanwydd: the youtube version is hilarious
Bambi: sounds familiar princep ... I called every year for about that long and it was always maybe next year
cease: i live in a lovely suburb of a large city so have best of both worlds.
Principalpoop: it was after they said it in advertizing, that I held them to it
no_anchovies: (hasn't soul'd-out)
Bambi: think so Dex lol
llanwydd: I'm living in a resort area at the moment
cease: orlando?
llanwydd: I'll be moving back to NYS later this year
Principalpoop: i got connected within a month, and a letter from the president of comcast
no_anchovies: last resort?
llanwydd: no, actually new smyrna beach which is on the east coast
Principalpoop: fire island?
cease: good for you, poop
Bambi: wish a cable operator would advertise it here so I could hold them to it LOL
Bambi: they never come up into the hills
no_anchovies: http://www.cityofnsb.com/
Bambi: as it were
Principalpoop: they might, they have a broadband push
Principalpoop: good luck
llanwydd: I'm very near Daytona
llanwydd: my father works part time at the speedway
Principalpoop: ahh llan came from F L A
Dexter Fong (Ret): What's his fastest lap?
cease: better than Nightona?
Principalpoop: going to hitchhike your way across the U S A
llanwydd: no, we're all from new jersey
Dexter Fong (Ret): Brighter, Cat
Bambi: sheriff launches unwanted medicine Program?!
Principalpoop: Near Jupiter, as I remember
Bambi: that sounds so strange
llanwydd: I'm about a half hour south of daytona but I chose nsb to live in while I work in orlando
cease: wrong decade, poop
Bambi: beautiful beach
Principalpoop: yes, a different world
llanwydd: what's near jupiter
llanwydd: saturn?
Bambi: nah, just raised in NJ lol
Principalpoop: daytona
no_anchovies: it's a contraction of "Date On A Beach".
cease: all those moons. keith, wally...
Bambi: at the Jersey Shore
llanwydd: LOL, Cat
llanwydd: I miss the jersey shore
Principalpoop: i got breakfast at a strip club off 95 in daytona one time
llanwydd: I loved asbury park and ocean grove
Bambi: been to Daytona during Bike Week...very interesting
Principalpoop: eggs sunny side up and boobies
no_anchovies: what about Stanley Moon, from, "Bedazzled"?
cease: or reverend moon and all his moonies?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Those boobies are in everybody's eggs Poop
cease: moon ankles....
Principalpoop: yes they were
no_anchovies: one of my fav. moobies.
llanwydd: and keith moon
Dexter Fong (Ret): wider than a smile
Bambi: gotta get some rest ... been a long week already LOL
cease: sleep well, bambi
Dexter Fong (Ret): Nught bambi
Bambi: see you all next time :-) still listening to CNI though
llanwydd: Nite Bambi
no_anchovies: some folks may actually prefer Derek & Clive to FT.
Principalpoop: good luck on the cable, ask your congressman what the rod is...
Principalpoop: nat nat sweet deer
||||||||| Bambi leaves at 10:34 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: who are derek and clive?
Principalpoop: bo derek and clive barrows
no_anchovies: Peter Cook & Dudley Moore.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Peter Cool and Dudley Moore llan
llanwydd: aha
Dexter Fong (Ret): lol poop
Dexter Fong (Ret): und zo fast, yet
llanwydd: I remember them as Beyond the Fringe
cease: some people may believe iraq had wmd.
no_anchovies: yup.
no_anchovies: yup.
Dexter Fong (Ret): I believe/don't belive
no_anchovies: however you remember 'em, they were funny as all beejeezuz.
Principalpoop: defense budget and payments on debt to pay defense budget over a trillion now, wow
cease: yes they were, no. as funny as firesign? i think firesign transcend humour.
Principalpoop: they have us by the balls, give up
llanwydd: yeah, firesign is funny but they are better than comedy
cease: lucille!
Principalpoop: Ricky!
cease: i'm coming. home.
cease: think of the balls You'll have
Principalpoop: what color ribbons do you want on the old oak tree?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Hold it right there. 'atson
cease: this oak tree has...The Plague
llanwydd: depends how old the old oak tree is
Principalpoop: you are too young to think of balls
Principalpoop: we chopped it down, it is an tv dish now, but what color?
llanwydd: a yellow ribbon for an old oak tree, a red ribbon for an old, old oak tree, a turquoise ribbon for a new oak tree and a black ribbon for a dead oak tree
Principalpoop: gosh, just like birth stones and wedding presents, gosh
Dexter Fong (Ret): It's so hard to choose
no_anchovies: we're losing altitude. gotta hit the comfy chair. goode knights to ye all.
Dexter Fong (Ret): You pick one Poop
llanwydd: nite Tween
Dexter Fong (Ret): Whatever you want
Principalpoop: I hope E means Enough
Dexter Fong (Ret): Night No
no_anchovies: or, i'm out of gas?
Principalpoop: pasley
no_anchovies: nite.
Principalpoop: ciao bebe
||||||||| no_anchovies says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, no_anchovies exits at 10:43 PM.
Dexter Fong (Ret): palsey wasley?
Principalpoop: you got it, now give it back
Principalpoop: what are your plans for tomorrow fong?
llanwydd: palsy is a disease
Dexter Fong (Ret): Sure Poop, Here!! You native american giver
cease: i thought it was a condiment
Principalpoop: sit in the park, watch the children, you know tomorrow is there future
Principalpoop: but for you, it is just another day
llanwydd: lol
cease: no left?
Principalpoop: their
Dexter Fong (Ret): Poop: Sit in the park and watch the children...are you crazy!!!???
Principalpoop: have you seen her? tell me have you seen her...
llanwydd: when I was a kid, the word palsy was used as a name to call other kids as an insult
Dexter Fong (Ret): We just laghed and kicked their crutches
Principalpoop: sure, just like spaz roberts, our supreme court chief with epelepsy
Principalpoop: we let them play with us, they could be 1st base or 2nd or 3rd
llanwydd: spaz roberts! LOL
Dexter Fong (Ret): The music level is rather high on this recording
Principalpoop: you like that? i love that lol
llanwydd: you really should check out the youtube version
llanwydd: its in three parts
cease: i cant imagine dex spending his life sitting on a park bench.
Principalpoop: you have years of youtube wonders to explore llan
Principalpoop: eyeing little girls with bad intent, snot running down his nose
Dexter Fong (Ret): Are you stalking me Poop?
llanwydd: I wonder if this version of frame me pretty had the cabbage head sound effects prop
Principalpoop: locomotive breath, oops mixing songs
cease: even if he was born decades before me, he is still far younger than i'll ever be.
Principalpoop: that was before he retired, he has one foot in the grave
Dexter Fong (Ret): Llan: I've heard several, maybe three versions of frame me pretty...can't remember hearing this one
llanwydd: that was really funny. Danger and Bradshaw were trading punches and Proctor was pounding on a cabbage with a stick to make the sound
Principalpoop: and the other on a banana peel now
cease: then i'm dead an a halfd
llanwydd: pieces of cabbage were flying all over the stage
cease: dont you have box of danger, dex?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Yes: Maybe I just either skipped it or don't remember
llanwydd: then the cabbage ended up in the audience and somebody picked it up and put it on her table
Principalpoop: see, the mind is the first to ga
Principalpoop: or is it typing
Dexter Fong (Ret): ga ga
cease: this sounds like the tv thing i got from alan gross/elayne
Dexter Fong (Ret): au gogo
Principalpoop: shindig
cease: it doenst sound like radio or studio sound ambience. maybe live
Principalpoop: there is my bus, everything keep warm, have a super week, thanks all
||||||||| "10:53 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Principalpoop, who then runs out through the french doors and down through the garden.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Recorded by a fan perhaps?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Night Poop
cease: off you poop
cease: not That bad, dex.
cease: i think just as the last of us leaves, austin will suddenly descend.
Dexter Fong (Ret): It's mono....the organ is way too up in the mix . . .
llanwydd: the youtube version of this has danger selling nancy the ring and it looks like a handcuff
Merlyn: It's happened before, cat...
llanwydd: she says "This is the most beautiful ring I've ever seen. Where do I wear it?"
cease: no shit, merl
Dexter Fong (Ret): Cat: I must tell you about a very excellent entre I had a couple of weeks ago
cease: do tell
cease: william
cease: are you expecting him tonight, merl?
llanwydd: and danger answers "You just paid $5000 for it. I don't care where you wear it"
Dexter Fong (Ret): Chefs Special at a place near us where they have music (piano/bass) on week ends....the food is generally better Bistro class but not a seriously high menu approach
cease: was it truly special?
llanwydd: piano bass sounds delicious. was it grilled?
Dexter Fong (Ret): The cpecial was pasta with Olive Oli, chives, and white truffle.....man oh man, delicious
llanwydd: sounds expensive
cease: yeah, when truffle is on the menu, delcious is usually the appropriate word
Dexter Fong (Ret): Piano Bass a la Czerny
Dexter Fong (Ret): llan: Moderatley so @ 21 bucks
llanwydd: not bad for truffles
Dexter Fong (Ret): No,
llanwydd: I don't remember which channel I was watching but I saw something about a thousand dollar pizza
Dexter Fong (Ret): It was amazingly good
Dexter Fong (Ret): How about the 10,000 dollar martini
NotIntween: been fun, folks
NotIntween: Thanks, clem :-)
cease: there is a french chef named guy savoy whose place in vegas i will be dining at soon.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Next time Tween
llanwydd: it had three kinds of caviar and lobster tail sliced as thin as cellophane all on a creme freshe sauce or however you spell it
||||||||| NotIntween leaves to catch the 11:00 PM train to Elmertown.
llanwydd: Nite Tween
cease: hus signature dish is a soup with artichokes and black truffles. i Seriously look forward to eating it.
Merlyn: Time for me to go 2
Merlyn waves
cease: by tween
cease: off you go merl
||||||||| Catherwood says "11:00 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs Merlyn by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
llanwydd: I saw this mr. liverface thing live at Town Hall
Dexter Fong (Ret): Night Merlyn and thanks
llanwydd: stones been here tonight?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Nope
cease: no stones, no beatles
llanwydd: well I wasn't expecting the beatles
Dexter Fong (Ret): Only Auqualung
cease: a diet of worms?
Dexter Fong (Ret): and grubs
llanwydd: cokie rococko
cease: as taylor emphasized in his booklet with Duke, firesign made being smart seem fun.
llanwydd: grumble grumble
llanwydd: well, I'm out of here. see you next week
Dexter Fong (Ret): llan: Bunny Boy wondered if you were working at Disney Land/World/ Whatever?
Dexter Fong (Ret): Night llan
cease: off you go, llan
Dexter Fong (Ret): Happy for you getting your DOMM Cat
cease: me too, dex
Dexter Fong (Ret): Months of listening ahead =))
cease: i dont tthink the title was that good, but the material sure is
cease: i should get an ipod thingie and take it with me to vegas
Dexter Fong (Ret): Yeah, kinda wondered why they used that...hardly covers the whole thing
cease: i suspect they didnt spend much time thinking about it, dex. in a hurry to get the package out
cease: they could call it Fuck You, Firesign Fans ( i think bergman's default title) and it would still be great
Dexter Fong (Ret): I suppose
Dexter Fong (Ret): Maybe..."The Firesign Theatre - Radio dazed"
cease: i emailed taylor just before chat. he could tell me, if i ask him
Dexter Fong (Ret): It's not a matter of import....just curious
cease: i fear being too much of an insider.
cease: yeah, its not important. exactly.
cease: call it whatever
Dexter Fong (Ret): =))
cease: after one of the shows i saw with doc and westley and many others in either 99 or 05, oona came up to me and asked me what i thought of the show.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Kinda on the spot eh?
cease: and i realized i was out of my league. she/ they really wanted to know and my opinion actually mattered. that isn't right at all.
ah,clem: nytol
ah,clem ;)
Dexter Fong (Ret): Nytol clem and thank you
cease: its heisenberg. observations creatres distortion.
cease: hi and by clem. i'm always here. or someehre
Dexter Fong (Ret): like him
||||||||| Catherwood says "11:16 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs ah,clem by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Dexter Fong (Ret): Nobody be gettin towed away in NYC...everbody stuck in the snow
cease: streets all blocked?
Dexter Fong (Ret): No, they plowed but 19inches on top of what was left over from Xmas equals large piles of snow
cease: wow
cease: we had big snow here a few years ago. this year very warm
cease: vegas is colder than here at night
||||||||| It's 11:20 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Dexter Fong (Ret): no place to put the snow, thus it occupies the curb lane removing many many parking spots
cease: and i wanted to go there for the warmth.
cease: is llan still dead?
Dexter Fong (Ret): According to my carful of prothises, yes
cease: i hope you make it up to vancouver dex. it's a beautiful place
cease: ive lived in many places but this is my fave.
Dexter Fong (Ret): I'll be trying to make that happen cat
cease: my friends drove up here from portland last summer. they were here by early afternoon.
Dexter Fong (Ret): Gotta get a pass port
cease: i dont know portland at all, but plan to visit this time next year. my friend wants to drive from here to la so we'll spend a day in portland
cease: yes you do, dex.
Dexter Fong (Ret): and hwere i grew up, used to come and go from canada with hardly more that a couple of words
cease: its a difrerent world, dex
Dexter Fong (Ret): and nopt a whole lot better either....humph!!
cease: yeah i was way too optimistic as a kid. but we were brainwashed that the future would only get better
Dexter Fong (Ret): well, time to go sit on a park bench and watch the children...see you next week?
cease: but optimism was essential cuz we were under the shadow of the bomb in those days
cease: off you go dex
Dexter Fong (Ret): Night Cat
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Dexter Fong (Ret) - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| cease - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| ChattingNobody enters at 3:56 AM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Hat Pack Annex.
ChattingNobody: Looks Like Nobody Is Chatting, . . . . Think I'll Not Chat . . . .
||||||||| Catherwood says "3:57 AM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs ChattingNobody by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
||||||||| 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:
ah,clem
Bambi
cease
ChattingNobody
Dexter Fong (Ret)
llanwydd
Merlyn
NotIntween
no_anchovies
Principalpoop
TheChattingNoboby
URL References:
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/612091
http://www.cityofnsb.com/
http://www.firesigntheatre.com/bvhtml/sprawl/index.html
http://www.firesigntheatre.com/rnhtml/celeb-icons.html
http://www.storz-bickel.com/volcano-vaporizer/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBUoHoCr278



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