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 April 26, 2012 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies ElaynePhoningIn in through the front door at 8:48 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Dexter Fong', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:49 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
Dexter Fong: Hi Elayne
ElaynePhoningIn: Hey mister, I gotta nickel, wait for meeeee…
Dexter Fong: Leaving already?=)
ElaynePhoningIn: Hi Dex Still en route home
Dexter Fong: Figured from the phone reference
Dexter Fong: Guess that means you'll be rather slow on replying
ElaynePhoningIn: Any luck w that phone # yet?
Dexter Fong: Regretfully no, which brings up the question of us meeting for lunch - maybe next week- and me returning your money
ElaynePhoningIn: how about 2 weeks from tomorrow? what's that, the 12th or something?
Dexter Fong: Sounds okay for me
ElaynePhoningIn: 11th?
Dexter Fong: whatever, two weeks from tomorrow
ElaynePhoningIn: good, it's a date
ElaynePhoningIn: sorry we're both in such straits, i do miss it
Dexter Fong: Me too
ElaynePhoningIn: I'll be home soon, I'm signing off for now
||||||||| ElaynePhoningIn departs at 8:56 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Dexter Fong: Kinda thought your late night working would be over after the 17th
Dexter Fong: See you later
Dexter Fong places a *reserved* sign on his front row seat and heads to the bar for a drink
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, April 26, 2012 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| cease enters at 9:00 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Chapeau Manger.
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and announces "Announcing 'TweenOfArc', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:00 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
TweenOfArc: Hello, Dear Friends
cease: hi tween
cease: i tried to listen to your show last night with no success. hope i can listen to the archive
TweenOfArc: Yeah, the program director put up the wrong show :(
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Principalpoop into the room, accepts an I.O.U. as a gratuity, mutters something about 9:03 PM, then departs.
TweenOfArc: www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
cease: watching jays game. will listen to it after the game
cease: hi poop
TweenOfArc: Peter Bergman tribute
Principalpoop: greetiations
cease: did dex leave us for the bar?
Principalpoop: did you burn your steak tween?
Principalpoop: yes, he went for a libation
Principalpoop: we had frost again last night
cease: after the kirkland gig, we all went to the hotel bar and bergman's daughter lily said to the waitstaff, "the boys really need a drink"
Principalpoop: you can lead a firesign to water...
Principalpoop: how did it go? how is everybody doing?
TweenOfArc: lol P
cease: of which wc fields said, i dont drink water because fish fuck in it
TweenOfArc: Yeah, the Longhorn beef was overcooked ;)
cease: that's a long answer, poop
||||||||| "9:07 PM? 9:07 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Merlyn should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Merlyn enters and sits in the comfy chair.
Principalpoop: Hey M
TweenOfArc: Hey Merl
cease: in general i'd say the lads aged many years, but are still with us.
cease: merl would know better than me
Dexter Fong: Back from the bar
Merlyn: hey
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Tor Hershman into the room, accepts three dimes as a gratuity, mutters something about 9:08 PM, then departs.
Dexter Fong: Howdy everybody
Principalpoop: wb fongster, hi tor
Dexter Fong: High Tir
Tor Hershman: Wasn't that something to do?
Dexter Fong: Tor
cease: tor, dex
Tor Hershman: Howdy do, All
Merlyn: hi tor, long time
Principalpoop: how come you get a comfy chair M?
Merlyn: it's my software, so I get a soft chair
Principalpoop: i never got the comfy chair, did you fong?
TweenOfArc: hehe
Principalpoop: ok you wrote the protocol, hacker...
cease: did you give them a bergman tale for the saturday show, merl?
Tor Hershman: My deepest condolences on Mr. Bergman's demise
Merlyn: no, I didn't know they were collecting any
cease: after you left, i talked to lily at some length.
cease: she asked me for a story about her dad and likd the one i told her.
Principalpoop: I remember we were at the whorehouse and discovered both of us had forgotten our wallets, oops not bergman
Merlyn: sounded to me it would be mostly people there
cease: proc said he'd read it at the saturday event
TweenOfArc: He will be sorely missed, Tor
Tor Hershman: We get news rather late, here in WV, since Dan Rather ain't on the tube
cease: merl, proc asks for them in his last plaent. the email addy is even called bergman stories
Tor Hershman: A true comedic genius, Tween
TweenOfArc: I played his last OZ broadcast on my radio show. He went down swinging at The Reaper
cease: he did indeed, tween
Tor Hershman: Going down swingin' 'tis cool
TweenOfArc: Also included is "TV or not TV"
TweenOfArc: www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
TweenOfArc: Show #71
Principalpoop: mostly people? no animals or animes?
cease: you spent vastly more time with him than i did, merl. surely you must have an anecdote
cease: lots of stories about his last days over the breakfast table on sunday
Principalpoop: i remember the year we hitchhiked across the country together, oops, not bergman again
Merlyn: I'll see if I can think of something cat
TweenOfArc: Got a ride in a Jack Poet VW?
cease: i hear from proc that the la show will also be video'd
Principalpoop: i need parts for my betamax
TweenOfArc: kewl cease
cease: so everyone can see both
Tor Hershman: Did he have Colonial Life, Alex Treebark sez it's less than 35 cents a day
cease: judith said they wanted to either sell a download or dvd
cease: are you invovled in that, merl?
cease: it should be on the firesign site
Principalpoop: oh yes M, I could not find the chat log where Peter said I was in his will. I love you poop he said, you will gets of money in my will,
Merlyn: not directly cat, they had a 3 camera crew at kirkland
cease: i noticed
Principalpoop: you remember that tween, right? fong?
cease: oviously the folks in la will be well prepared. it is after all, la
cease: i hope they make lily lotsa bucks
Principalpoop: money is nice, but does not replace a dad
cease: obviously, poop
Principalpoop: i was not picking on you, just blurted out, sorry
cease: but to the extent these events are "commercialize" its for her.
Principalpoop: well if all publicity is good, then dying and wakes are included too
Dexter Fong: She'd be better off he he hadn't left all his money to Poop
Principalpoop: al right fong, i might hire you as a consultant
cease: he left her his aspergers, and sense of humour
Principalpoop: he grew asparagus?
cease: she does look somewhat more like her than she's happy with.
cease: like her dad
Dexter Fong: How old is she Cat?
Principalpoop: is she married?
Dexter Fong: roughly
cease: not sure. ealry 20s i think
Principalpoop: ahh hell, too young by half for me
cease: you know, merl?
Principalpoop: who do I think I am, neil diamond?
Merlyn: I thought about 26
cease: lol poop
Merlyn: I think she was around 16 when the XM show started
Dexter Fong: You could adopt her Poop, then she'd have a dad again
cease: she spoke of boyfriends
Merlyn: she's in this panorama from 2001: http://firesigntheatre.com/xmradio/xm2.html
cease: that's 11 years ago. she must be 27?
Merlyn: about that
cease: poop couldn not compete
cease: young people all just look young to me. have no idea of their ages
Merlyn: I'm surprised she remembered me
Principalpoop: brian wesley, is that you?
Merlyn: yes
Principalpoop: a face, you have a face, cool
Merlyn: except I have a 't' in my name
Principalpoop: not a bad face either, I have seen worse hehe
Principalpoop: briant?
Principalpoop: lol
Dexter Fong: t'Brian
cease: i have tea in a cup
Principalpoop: fits me to a t
Dexter Fong: Smashing
Merlyn: I was listed as Bryant westley for one burwer-lytton contest
Principalpoop: one of those first names could be last names things, westley bryant and pope john
Dexter Fong: Is that the "Dark and stormy night" contest?
Merlyn: anita bryant westley
cease: Kobe? you've changed skin colour!
Merlyn: yes dex
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'wake', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:27 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
Merlyn: my dishonorable mention was:
Principalpoop: all of a sudden I want a glass of orange juice
Dexter Fong: Hey wake
Tor Hershman: Howdy do, Wake
Principalpoop: hey wake
cease: greetings wake
Merlyn: So far this year, Cary Yamanaka's skill in karate had netted him three trophies -- two bowling, one golf.
wake: Just call me Nancy...
Merlyn: cary yamanaka was a former boss of mine who did karate
Principalpoop: ok betty
Dexter Fong: Hey Nancy
cease: lol merl
Dexter Fong: Obscure references are always a plus
Principalpoop: does he disable his competition?
cease: still on wake island?
Dexter Fong: No Poop, he knocks the pins down and hits the golf ball with his hands
Principalpoop: I think the screaming HAIYAH as he swings or throws the ball would be disconcerting also
||||||||| 9:31 PM: Elayne jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past year and a half!"
Elayne: Evenin' all!
Dexter Fong: And his ecentric dress has had him barred from playing Augusta
Tor Hershman: Howdy do, El
Dexter Fong: WB Elayne
cease: hi el
Principalpoop: so where or when can i see the kirkland video? s'il vous plait
Principalpoop: hey E
cease: we missed you at the bergman event
cease: it'll happen, poop.
TweenOfArc: ...
Tor Hershman: Playing Augusta Geezer?
Merlyn: hi E
cease: they're taping saturday's show too
TweenOfArc: LOL @ Dex Augusta
Principalpoop: i don't need edited, my life is almost fully composed of akward moments
cease: they are indeed shows, at least saturday's was
Elayne: I would loved to have been there, Cat. Alas, I was at a memorial closer to home, with fewer laughs but lots of hugs.
cease: good to hear that there was such a thing, el
Principalpoop: nice E
cease: the more the better
Elayne: Former Comedy magazine editor (it was a magazine out in the '80s) John Tebbel passed away of a pretty virulent cancer. I've known his wife Martha Thomases for years, and their son Art is starting to look just like John. It was a very strange memorial.
cease: he didnt get arond to writing his autobiography so others will have to do it for him
cease: that's the vibe i got
Elayne: Caught up with a few comic industry friends, but mostly just sat there with Robin and paid respects.
cease: oh, i thought a memorial for bergman.
Elayne: No, but I'm pretty sure John was a fan.
cease: as i mentioned, there'll be either dvd or downloads
Elayne: Really smart guy, wish I'd gotten to know him better.
TweenOfArc: Hey Red Pill
cease: it was from meeting you thru that usenet group in 93 that i got to know them all
TweenOfArc: Came to join the Surrealist Party?
Principalpoop: i just saw him, isn't he supposed to take the blue pill?
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:37 PM and Woody 1 steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Principalpoop: hey woody
Dexter Fong: Hi Woody
Tor Hershman: Howdy do, Woodman
Woody 1: How do?
cease: woody
Tor Hershman: or woman
cease: many flashes from the past
Principalpoop: How do you do?
TweenOfArc: Hello Woodman
Woody 1: Good to (see) you all/
Principalpoop: is my cam on again? sorry
Tor Hershman: as if moi knows anythin
TweenOfArc: Y'all lookin' good yousef
Dexter Fong: Just close your bathrobe please
Woody 1: Hey guys and ladies. My book, Places In The Woods, is now available at rosedogbookstore.com and should be available on Amazon real soon, and in stores in a couple of months. I hope that many of you like mystery thrillers and may buy and/or help me promote it with the information I gave you above. Just do a search for the title at the aforementioned website. Could you all please please promote the book on your Facebook timelines if you're on FB. I think this would be an excellent source of promotion if many of you do this.
Principalpoop: i want to report some spam M
Principalpoop D
Dexter Fong: lol
Woody 1: That was just blurted out. Sorry.
TweenOfArc: does it have eggs?
Merlyn: PP, you removed your own eyes
Dexter Fong: That's the second blurt out tonight
TweenOfArc: That's OK, Fireheads should be able to promote their works
Principalpoop: i have to double them up, reminds me of being called 4 eyes as a child, sigh
cease: when my book comes out i wont have to tell you because you'll all be in it
TweenOfArc: hehe
Principalpoop: http://www.rosedogbookstore.com/mys.html is this the place?
Merlyn: anyone know if taylor jessen has been around lately?
Tor Hershman: Woody, is it about Ed Wood?
cease: not here , at least not yet
Dexter Fong: Merl: Around what?
Woody 1: Thanks, Poop. Yes.
Principalpoop: what is his chat name M?
cease: i still havent sent him tape i promised. might be unheard bergman
Principalpoop: good thing you did not put the link, spammer lol
Merlyn: not in chat, just answering his email
Tor Hershman: I gots to go now but allow moi to blurt moi's latest Vatican City NOT approved video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLGJXo8gshg
Tor Hershman: Good night all
Merlyn: Taylor has edited the XM shows so it should just be audio that can be resold (removing music, etc)
cease: off you plug
Dexter Fong: Night Tor
Principalpoop: don't be a stranger toi, good health, ciaoo
Merlyn: and I wanted a show or two to try and add the video
Woody 1: I'd appreciate a visit. You'll be able to see the synopsis when you click the book.
TweenOfArc: XM was a great thing. Sorry the gig didn't last
TweenOfArc: Still want to see Harry Shearer get together with FST again
cease: were you successful?
Woody 1: I wa shocked about Peter, as I just heard last week,
cease: that could well happen, tween. they are old freinds
TweenOfArc: Nobody can fill Peter's shoes, but Shearer would be a fun addition
Woody 1: Really? I didn't hear about Shearer.
cease: i dont thik adstion but maybe some projects
cease: sheare was on how time flys
Dexter Fong: Ned Flanders *is* Sergeant BRADSHAW
Elayne: I wouldn't want to shoehorn anyone into Peter's "place."
TweenOfArc: Shearer was on How Time Flys
cease: ocaiosnly leaked into hour hour shows
TweenOfArc: and did a great job with multiple voices for Ossman
cease: you do the spelling, tween
TweenOfArc: hehe
Woody 1: He could mildly meld in.
TweenOfArc: Yeah, just as a fourth
Principalpoop: stephen wright is sorta bald
Dexter Fong: No a fifth
Dexter Fong: Four or Five crazy guys
Woody 1: Cool--I didn't know about How Time Flys.
cease: harry peter and paul krassner had a show together
TweenOfArc: lol Dex
TweenOfArc: wow
cease: i think image from it on facebook redcently
TweenOfArc: That would be pretty amazing
TweenOfArc: PK's "In The Guise Of Security" is a classic
wake: Having a wee bit of trouble...
Principalpoop: ask M wake
TweenOfArc: WE?
Woody 1: It's like the band Yes--perhaps the team can keep on keeping on.
Principalpoop: yep, i can't see these guys throwing in the towel, coffee, passport
wake: hmmmmmm
TweenOfArc: Hope so
Woody 1: Can you guys promote my book somehow?
wake: ...........
cease: whetherr as firesign or not, they're all creative people. allways new projhects
Dexter Fong: What's up Wake?
Principalpoop: spit it out big fella
Dexter Fong: Yeah! Don't take the bait!
Woody 1: Places in the Woods is the name of the book.
wake: using firefox
cease: how can you be in 2 places in the wooods at once
Dexter Fong: Did the firefox pass one?
wake: not letting me configure
Principalpoop: you have 12.0?
wake: firefox 11
Principalpoop: i have 12
||||||||| It's 9:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| RedPillTweeny - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| wake - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Tor Hershman - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Principalpoop: i would try that first
Woody 1: I have my two-tones through the floor board already.
Principalpoop: can I have a snort?
Dexter Fong snorts
Woody 1: Very funny.
Dexter Fong does it again
TweenOfArc: Only of you buy at a Piggly-Wiggly
||||||||| Catherwood enters with wake close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:56 PM tree-stunting plans, and rushes off to the anteroom.
Dexter Fong: wb Wake
TweenOfArc: then again, I buy a HEB store (H E Butt groceries)
wake: getting better
Principalpoop: who you calling a heb? you goy
Woody 1: all the time
Dexter Fong: Is that another blurt out?
TweenOfArc: oi
cease: synching your vid with the xm show, merl?
Principalpoop: i'm fixing a hole that kept my mind from wandering
Woody 1: where I will go..
TweenOfArc: No Jack Keroack for you!!
wake: damn dengue is gripping me
Principalpoop: silly people something something i forget how it goes
Principalpoop: but it really doesn't matter if I'm wrong, I'm right
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Woody 1: Is Firesign a Beatles inference or what?
Principalpoop: so the config is copacetic now wake?
Dexter Fong: Catherwood, what time is it in London?
||||||||| Catherwood says "It's 10:01 PM"
Dexter Fong: Ha! You're an idiot Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood ignores Dexter Fong
Principalpoop: firesign are the beatles of comedy
TweenOfArc: Catherwood, what is the time in Bombay?
||||||||| Catherwood says "It's 10:01 PM, precisely!"
Woody 1: I concurr.
Dexter Fong: Which one is the cute one?
cease: have you met tom godwillo, el?
Principalpoop: always the tallest one
Dexter Fong: I think Elayne is surfing or blogging or both
Woody 1: Why Don't we do it in the road her at Ralph's Spoiled Sport Motors.
Principalpoop: yes, she just faded
cease: before elayne's falafal, from whhence came this chat, there was tom;s early zine
cease: chromium switch
wake: how do I get FF to let the page reload automatically?
TweenOfArc: Is the chromium switch zircon-encrusted?
Woody 1: The Beatles of comedy is quite a compliment.
Principalpoop: i have redraw as 5 in my config
Dexter Fong: As do I
TweenOfArc: They are the Firesign of radio theatre ;)
wake: Where does that put Cheech&Chong?
Principalpoop: wait wake, it is not just you, the chat just stalled here also, it is the server or the net
cease: no one else even comes close
Woody 1: YES.
Dexter Fong: They are the Goon Show of R&B
cease: morfe a movie act, wood
cease: wake
Principalpoop: george carlin and the other wannabes
Woody 1: Some stand on their own.
Dexter Fong: Others sit on my lap
TweenOfArc: Carlin?
Dexter Fong: But they want money
Woody 1: Yes.
Principalpoop: i was being loyal, patriotic, something like that
Dexter Fong can't help but notice another blurt out
TweenOfArc would wannabee as good as Carlin
Principalpoop: yes, foot in mouth blurtation night for the pooper
wake: ahhhh.... I thought that tab of window pane I dropped back in '76 was finally kicking in...
Woody 1: Carlin: : "You'll never see a wheel chair with a row bar."
Dexter Fong: time for an afkfr
Principalpoop: no, it was a purple microdot and it is a flashback
TweenOfArc: Sure it wasn't Owsley?
Principalpoop: you got that at piggily-wiggily?
TweenOfArc: at the Owl section of the bakery
Principalpoop: unless you are running windows 98 or something wake, i would get 12 installed
wake: What's a "row bar"?
TweenOfArc still recommends Linux Ubuntu
Woody 1: I remember doing orange sunshine and going home and watching The Marx Bros A Day at the Races with my dad. It was the funniest experience I ever encountered.
Principalpoop: a bar for rows?
TweenOfArc: Latest internet programs for free
TweenOfArc: Day At The Races is awesome Marx
cease: i can see that, wood
TweenOfArc: Not so much Love Happy
cease: no
wake: I will try that PP. When did version 12 come out?
Woody 1: True. Their last film
Principalpoop: recently, i went and found it, rather than the automatic update, but it works super
||||||||| Bunnyboy enters at 10:13 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Chapeau Manger.
Woody 1: They used their actual names, except Groucho.
Bunnyboy: La la!
Principalpoop: hi bunny, walking the dog brb
Merlyn: hey BB
cease: another firefan cometh
Dexter Fong: Hi Bunny
Merlyn: what are you talking about Woody? They all used their nicknames.
Elayne: Sorry I faded. Back now. Hi BB!
Merlyn: But their real names in real life
cease: i asked you if you'd met tom gedwillo, el
Bunnyboy: I still got my cookie, Merl.
Woody 1: Gotta go. Loved you, Peter. See ya, Fireheads. Again. Hey guys and ladies. My book, Places In The Woods, is now available at rosedogbookstore.com and should be available on Amazon real soon, and in stores in a couple of months. I hope that many of you like mystery thrillers and may buy and/or help me promote it with the information I gave you above. Just do a search for the title at the aforementioned website. Could you all please please promote the book on your Facebook timelines if you're on FB. I think this would be an excellent source of promotion if many of you do this.
Elayne: No Cat, I never had the pleasure of meeting either Tom nor his wonderful late wife Deborah, of whom I was in awe.
Merlyn: me too BB, it survived the flight unbroken.
Bunnyboy: Thanks again!
Elayne: By Woody!
Dexter Fong: By Woody
cease: i didnt spend as much time as i wanted to with him. he hadnt met the guys since 75
Dexter Fong: sorry Buy Woody
cease: i don tthink he'd met phil fountaine
wake: ---------> swatting at hovering dengues
Elayne: For those of you who remember INSIDE JOKE, Deborah did the 50th issue cover, the pinball game based on a Bob Dylan song.
cease: they are very +
Woody 1: No. Harpo's name was Harpo in Love Happy. I know that.
cease: enthusiastric about their mag,
Merlyn: oh, you mean using their stage names in the film, ok
cease: the surving guys and their ladies are very interested in promoting new products
Merlyn: yeah, harpo was harpo
Elayne: Muts go, brain not working. Next week I'll be at our end-of-season happy hour(s) so I'll probably see y'all in two weeks.
Woody 1: Yeah.
||||||||| Elayne leaves to catch the 10:17 PM train to New York.
cease: we should have a treasure trove soon
cease: by el
Merlyn: also Love Happy was the first big use of product placement, and also created some of the best gags
Dexter Fong: Night El
Bunnyboy: Nite, El! (sings) Hello, I mutts be going...La la!
Dexter Fong: Is that the same happy, Happy Pandit?
Woody 1: "There ain't no sanity clause." See yall.
Bunnyboy: Nite Vood!
Woody 1: Voody void of energy.
cease: by wood
||||||||| Woody 1 runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Woody 1?! It's 10:20 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
TweenOfArc: Credits on Love Happy include "Introducing Marylin Monroe"
Bunnyboy: Tom Gedwillo and Phil Fountain said Taylor should have another monster FST archival release soon...this time, video.
cease: how do you recall the evening, bun?
Merlyn: yep, though she had a couple earlier small bit parts
TweenOfArc: *Marilyn
TweenOfArc: ?
Bunnyboy: Beautiful, sad, and, of course, very, very funny.
cease: the bestest of news, bun
cease: exactly
cease: it was very brave of them
TweenOfArc: Yes, very good news indeed :)
cease: they do seem energetic about doing, or selling new stuff
Bunnyboy: And great to see the gathered Fireheads, from the 4 or 5 corners.
cease: i overheard a lot of business talk on sunday morn
Dexter Fong: We've been waitin' hunnerds of year for that stuff
TweenOfArc: lol
cease: indeed bun. you knew that game designer dude who came up to me?
cease: with the bandana?
Bunnyboy: Spill, cat!
TweenOfArc: Now we can make tor-tee yas!
cease: carlson?
wake: I just invented whiskey
Dexter Fong: ....and skits
Bunnyboy: Yeah, Rich is a peach!
cease: knew me only from my comments on his facebook posts
Dexter Fong: I just inventyed peach cobler
wake: Is that a bandana in your pocket or...
Dexter Fong: I just invented Peaches and Herb
Merlyn: what game designer guy, cat?
Merlyn: who makes shoes for peaches?
Dexter Fong: ...but I forget where I put it
cease: bun knows
Bunnyboy: It was my first actual face time with Rich, Tom G. and Phil F.
cease: long name
Dexter Fong: Bun: Where's my Peaches and Herb?
Bunnyboy: Richard Dale Carlson, of Digital Eel.
Dexter Fong: and Peaches is wearing those nine-inch patent leather stilletos so you can see up her dress
Merlyn: they have digital ones now, eh?
wake: Digital Eel - We're not hard to get a hold of...
Bunnyboy: Must "look up" Peaches, sometime...
Bunnyboy: But leave yer camera phone in yer pocket. It's agin the law!
Dexter Fong: She's been often bookmarked but never googled (nudge, wink, etc)
Merlyn: looks like some interesting games
Principalpoop: i have played pocket pool, back
Bunnyboy: Yeah, I should go through the catalog...
Bunnyboy: Minnesota Charlie Fatt.
Dexter Fong: Fatt! Wa?
Bunnyboy: No digital product placement!!!
TweenOfArc: Is that a new martial arts film?
Dexter Fong: Take your paws offa me!!
Principalpoop: i got your digital product placement right here
Dexter Fong: and it shows
Dexter Fong: Quite alluring
Bunnyboy: AVENGERS! Wanna see!
Dexter Fong: Wanna blurt out tonight sailor?
Principalpoop: too drunk to have sex, what has happened to our secret service?
Dexter Fong: and cheap ass pikers to boot
Principalpoop: i saw, didn't want to pay the 30 dollars
TweenOfArc: Watching the Terry Gilliam film "Brazil". Reasonably bizarre...
Bunnyboy: Alliterative to the last, eh? On a mot uh pia.
cease: you're rather your tax dollars go down that hole?
Principalpoop: bang
Dexter Fong: Bunny: Haven't seen that since it came out. It was rather oddish
Bunnyboy: Tween: First time? Ooh!
wake: Happened? That kind of stuff has been going on for the last 50 years
TweenOfArc: No fun w/o Diane
Principalpoop: is that the one with the pipes and bombs?
TweenOfArc: Saw it back in the 80's
cease: merl, did you find the folks optomistic about getting out new stuff, or in genreral, or was it just for our benefit?
TweenOfArc: Remembered it was good, so checked it out from the library
TweenOfArc: Terry Gilliam's take on 1984, apparently
cease: while bergman is in the news, distribute new tributes
Bunnyboy: Dex: You reffin' MacNee/Rigg show? I'm talkin' Dis...ehrm, Marvel!
TweenOfArc: Peter will be missed
Merlyn: cat, by "new stuff" do you mean previously unreleased material? Then yes.
TweenOfArc: Yeah, I was talking about the Englandoids, not the cartoons
cease: eggs ackly
Merlyn: I'm less sure if/how new Firesign projects would be coming
Dexter Fong: Bunny: Sorry, was meant for Tween regarding Brasil, the movie
Principalpoop: i liked silver surfer, never got into the whole avengers thing
cease: also the tapes of these shows
cease: bergmans new book
cease: they have to market that here at least, eh?
cease: they being phil fountain or whomever
Merlyn: I would think so
TweenOfArc: Bergman had a new book?
TweenOfArc: Why have I not heard of this?
Dexter Fong: I wanna see a three-way throw down, The Justice League, The avengers, and the mutants (X-Men)
cease: now on the marked. its called trolling the woe.
cease: isnt it on your site, merl?
Principalpoop: and the group in he future, with braniac 5 and all them
TweenOfArc: Trolling The Woe
Bunnyboy: Poop: If you saw Surfer in FF2, you'd be sorely disappointed.
Merlyn: I don't know if it's been added yet, cat
Merlyn: Doc usually handles that, but I think he's been busy lately
Dexter Fong: Yes, and Jughead and Archy and Mehitabelle
cease: dont rely on facbook
TweenOfArc: available from FST web site? URL?
Dexter Fong: The real URL Jive
cease: gretchen seems to have firesign news on facebook before anyone else
cease: are you in touch with the guys outside of last weeks meeting, bun?
cease: doc is buzier than shit as usual, and having to put out rfo is really not helping
cease: the last thing he needs is more work. i try and ask him for nothing
Principalpoop: now I feel bad about using docs email address when I visit porn sites....
Dexter Fong: lol
cease: lol, i hope
Dexter Fong: Me too!
Principalpoop: lool
Dexter Fong stifles a blurt out
Principalpoop: the pressure builds and you blurt worse later fong lol
Principalpoop: better to keep bubbling hehe
Dexter Fong: Depends
Bunnyboy: Chat and FB are my main conduits, cat. Tonight's my first recon post-Kirkland.
Principalpoop: yes, wear those too
Dexter Fong: Then put on the condom
cease: tree outside incfredibly beautuilful in this light
Principalpoop: what was your impression of kirkland bunny
cease: with amber and white cat eating agsint the sight
cease: rembrandt
cease: and ealeir upstairs, blues the cat near big blue ball also in exquistrite lilght
Bunnyboy: TTW is available through lulu.com. Don't have the exact URL handy.
cease: looked like vermeer
Principalpoop: cold arted orb that rule the night
cease: thanks you, poop
Bunnyboy: Tween: Watching the Criterion edition of BRAZIL?
Dexter Fong: Cold (farted?)
Dexter Fong: that "Rude" night
Principalpoop: isn't that from laverne and shirley? vermeer, schameer, local beer incorporated...
Dexter Fong: Schameer? I know Shamoo
||||||||| It's 10:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| wake - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Principalpoop: you left out the P
Dexter Fong: By wake
cease: did he ever return from wake island?
Principalpoop: globners, oh no
Merlyn: well, see you next week people
Dexter Fong: I'm wearing depends and a condom
Principalpoop: night M, bravo again
cease: you were barely here, merl
Dexter Fong: Night Merl and thanks
||||||||| Merlyn rushes off, saying "10:55 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Bunnyboy: Poop: I'll parrot my earlier one-line - Beautiful, sad, and, of course, very, very funny.
cease: so we'l barley see you later
cease: overkill, or overthrill, dex?
Dexter Fong: Overalls! laddie
Dexter Fong: Before your time
cease: it was very moving to be among the lads and their ladies again.
Dexter Fong: I'm glad you could go Cat
cease: it wqs hared, dex
Bunnyboy: "...but at least ya won first prize!"
cease: what kirkland means to me
Principalpoop: you kept asking for elvis's house right?
Dexter Fong: For my Costume?
Dexter Fong: I want to thank my seemstress, my mistress ROCKY< AND ALL THE LITTLE PEOPLE
cease: i told earl jive it was in kirkland, and he said, why, was bergman a big costco shopper?
Dexter Fong: lol
Bunnyboy: Ha!
Bunnyboy: Kirkland brand, yes...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
cease: surprisngly pretty town
Dexter Fong: Quell heure atiel, Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood rushes alongside Dexter Fong and says "Someone mention my name?"
cease: very nice hotel. 2nd best bed i've ever slept in, #1 was on a cruise
cease: intimate auditorium
cease: half full you think, bun?
Principalpoop: i want a nice hotel, all my recent visits have had sweaty walls
cease: judith called for you and others to come closer
cease: dave and judith stayed in the same hotel. very nice. they didnt have to rush back home on the ferry and were very happy about that
cease: both sons are off in colleges
Bunnyboy: About half, at the start. More wandered in, during the vid tribute. It was about three-quarters.
cease: hopefully preston will have better memories of bard than the steely dan boys did
cease: 150?
Dexter Fong: afkfr
Bunnyboy: Donald Fagen's touring, this summer.
cease: if i didnt have to go upstairs do get another drink, i'd never get any exercise
cease: new material, i hope
Bunnyboy: I'm taking a second float-through the MADNESS MOTORS material.
Bunnyboy: I saw 3, unlikely used FST CDs, at Easy Street, a couple of weeks ago.
cease: lots more firesign a comin
Dexter Fong: Knock on Wood
cease: did you hear the interview proc did with that fox woman last week?
cease: link on facebook, gedwillo's site
cease: merl not so good at keeping up with this, eh merl?
Dexter Fong: Merl left some time ago =)
cease: expectrs facebook to do all the work
cease: i know, but hoopefully he'l read the transisotrs
Bunnyboy: Laugh.com editions of GIANT RAT, NEXT WORLD and a West German pressing of EAT OR BE EATEN. I snagged the last one.
cease: good work, bun
Dexter Fong: Nice catch Bun
Principalpoop: have they been translated into chinese yet?
Dexter Fong: First thing
Dexter Fong: then Russian and Japanese
Bunnyboy: Yeah, it has individual track breakouts.
Dexter Fong: Finally English
Principalpoop: that is a market there, how many millions?
Bunnyboy: I'd only had the vinyl, until then.
Dexter Fong: Yeh, and they can certainly relate to 4 stones white guys doing of the moment improv
TweenOfArc: ...
Dexter Fong: Three rabiis went into a Rice paddy
TweenOfArc: lol
TweenOfArc: in Japan
TweenOfArc: and said...
Dexter Fong: we
TweenOfArc: Torah Torah Torah!
Bunnyboy: I also picked up a backup vinyl copy of GIVE US A BREAK, the day after Pete passed.
cease: seen histor of science show on pbs?
Dexter Fong: we are looking for a 9 inch pianist
Dexter Fong: What show Cat
TweenOfArc: keeping a doll house?
Dexter Fong: Never mind where I keep my dolls
cease: the history of science
cease: on now
TweenOfArc: Keeping a doll house, are we?
cease: maybe you saw before
cease: very well done
cease: almost firesonian sometimes
cease: ala bozos
Dexter Fong: Probably Cat
TweenOfArc: Well, I'm inflatable/deflatable as well, of course...
Principalpoop: what we need is a science of history
cease: very scientifically attuned dudes
Dexter Fong: Where is your blurt out valve located
Bunnyboy: "...and there I stood, with my piccolo..."
TweenOfArc: Sound like a job for Nick Danger
Principalpoop: on my probiscus
Dexter Fong: I keep mine on the oleander
Principalpoop: oh leander, with the big big beautiful eyes
Dexter Fong: what a doll!!!
Principalpoop: so about that japanese rice paddy 6 inch pianist....
cease: if its a job, its not for nick danger
Dexter Fong: He called to say if his wife or three Rabiis were looking for them, tell 'em I just left
Bunnyboy: Tween: If you ever get the chance, check out the (out of print) 3 disc Criterion edition of BRAZIL.
Dexter Fong: Bunny: Blooper reels?
Bunnyboy: A very thorough examination of torturous creativity and business.
Dexter Fong: isn't that always the story?
cease: bun you do colect, dont you
cease: its rare i wish to watch flicks again
cease: so why own anything?
Dexter Fong: I think I'm gonna but I get overwhelmed
Bunnyboy: The director's cut, Gilliam commentary, horror stories, and a cut-together of how the film would look, if the studio execs had final cut.
Dexter Fong: Cat: Collecting has it's own logic
TweenOfArc: Because you are what you own, cease
TweenOfArc: or rather, it owns you
Bunnyboy: Me, and Marley's boxes.
cease: ive collected firesign albums or i wouldnb be hear. much radio too
cease: thats why we're here
Principalpoop: wow bunny, cool
TweenOfArc: Is _that_ it, cease? I was wondering ;)
Principalpoop: i mean cool for the disc stuff, not marleys boxes hehe
Dexter Fong: I'm here becaused I've been told to
cease: when i'm dust, what good will my things have been
Bunnyboy: Standard line: Netflix queue? I *am* Netflix!
TweenOfArc: Only if marley's boxes are full of ganja, mon
cease: just dust of different chemicals
Dexter Fong: Some one else may get to have them and enjoy
Principalpoop: whoever said you cannot take it with you, did not buy a big enough mausoleum...
Dexter Fong: We are merely caretakers. And so The Great Spirit said.
TweenOfArc: Giza, P?
Principalpoop: how did redpill tweeny return?
Dexter Fong: Why not just add a wing or two
TweenOfArc: He is a man of few woids
Principalpoop: who are you calling a geezer? young pup
Dexter Fong: You must go to the source for that answer little spirit
TweenOfArc: I do not care to vie for the nomiker
TweenOfArc: He can have Tweeny if he likes
TweenOfArc: as long as he understands Panoramaland 2000
Principalpoop: with maury povich?
Dexter Fong: I loved that amusement park
TweenOfArc: I had the vinyl with the fold-out
Bunnyboy: If they can restore the hand-colored version of Melies' A TRIP TO THE MOON (which they did), they can do a great many things.
Dexter Fong: Maury Povich *IS* Wlofman Jack
TweenOfArc: Album art is a lost art
Dexter Fong: and a lot smaller
Principalpoop: i wish they would colorize the first half of the wizard of oz
TweenOfArc: lol P
cease: why?
Dexter Fong: Yeah! Yeah! And decolorize the second half, man
Principalpoop: because they can
cease: i only know pauvitch as married to connie but neither exacty wolfman jack
Dexter Fong: I found my Peaches and Herb, well part of it anyway
Principalpoop: and make it 3d, it would be a great movie then
Principalpoop: all movies should be changed to 3d
Dexter Fong: Cat: Try to view it as a mashup
cease: ok doky
Principalpoop: imagine the donkeys on the trail in the treasure of sierre madre in 3D
cease: watching this show makes me reallh optmistic
Principalpoop: sure, the future is fun
Dexter Fong: I love the future man....I'm in it!
Bunnyboy: I say live it, or live with it!
Principalpoop: i like that one too bunny
TweenOfArc: Well, folks, turning into an old rag...
Dexter Fong: I caan't live with it, the bees and the spiders done screwed with the po-lice lock and I can't get in
TweenOfArc: Until last time, again
||||||||| "Hey TweenOfArc!" ... TweenOfArc turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 11:34 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
Principalpoop: stay safe tween
Dexter Fong: Ragtime cowboy Tween
cease: by tween
Principalpoop: my blurts are sputtering too
Dexter Fong: That's good news isn't it?
Bunnyboy: Yeah, rollin' time is hyar. Nitey!
cease: what?
Dexter Fong: Nite Bunny
cease: by bun
cease: great to see yhou again
Principalpoop: ciaoo, have a super week, the bus time
Dexter Fong: what?, what?
||||||||| "Hey Principalpoop!" ... Principalpoop turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 11:36 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
Dexter Fong: Night Poop
cease: off you poop
Dexter Fong: You and me again Cat.
cease: too bad you couldnt have attended these events, dex
Dexter Fong: closin' the joint down
Dexter Fong: yeh cat, but just not practicable
cease: you could have made a portland, kirkland, vancouver run
||||||||| At 11:37 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Bunnyboy!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
cease: it was was it was.
Dexter Fong: Again, I'm glad *you* could be there
cease: i was lucky to attend.
Dexter Fong: Wonder what the LA one will be like
cease: judith came up to me in hotel lobby and gave me ticket for the famliy section.
Dexter Fong trys to surpress cynicism
cease: first time i was part of them.
cease: more intense, because more of bergman's people are there, i think
Dexter Fong: Cat: I gotta go downstairs and help Myrna with some stuff ..be back in a couple, if you leave, see yah next time
cease: wish i could afford to go, but last week was it
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| RedPillTweeny - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
cease: i can stick around
||||||||| cease rushes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's cease?! It's 11:44 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
Dexter Fong: I'm back
Dexter Fong: and you're not
Dexter Fong: turn out the lights when you're through
||||||||| Dexter Fong scurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Dexter Fong?! It's 11:50 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| 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
Tor Hershman
Woody 1
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