||||||||| 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 September 27, 2012 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule... ||||||||| Catherwood ushers DJTween in through the front door at 8:50 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room. DJTween: Starting at 8pm CST, I will be streaming Firesign live (if not live Firesign) at - http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u ||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, September 27, 2012 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!" DJTween: Guess I'll wait until folks show up ||||||||| Catherwood ushers cs inside, makes a note of the time (9:01 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something. ||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'Art Holelaugher', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:01 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule... DJTween: Hi cease DJTween: Hello Art Art Holelaugher: Evening all! cs: hi tween. how do i get into your show again? DJTween: Starting at 8pm CST, I will be streaming Firesign live (if not live Firesign) at - http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u ||||||||| Merlyn enters at 9:02 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger. Merlyn: hi hey DJTween: The stream is up, but I'm not playing anything yet DJTween: Go ahead and connect cs: cntrl U or something, eh? DJTween: Hi Merlyn ||||||||| New notice: 'Live Firesign stream at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u' DJTween: Starting at 8pm CST, I will be streaming Firesign live (if not live Firesign) at - http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u DJTween: Yes CTRL-U Merlyn: tween, you can do: NOTICE: anything here Merlyn: notice Merlyn: must be all caps with a colon cs: so i click the above stream and then hit ctrl u? Merlyn: links are created automatically DJTween: Should be Merlyn: I hear rustling -- must be rustlers DJTween: but can copy that link and paste it into the dialog which comes up when you press CTRL-u Merlyn: I are connected DJTween: Having problems, cease? ||||||||| Catherwood ushers Woody 1 into the room, accepts an I.O.U. as a gratuity, mumbles something about 9:07 PM, then departs. DJTween: Starting at 8pm CST, I will be streaming Firesign live (if not live Firesign) at - http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u cs: oh a voice cs: woody cs: selling lots of books, woody? Merlyn: Just "NOTICE: anything" cs: indeed tween DJTween: OK, thanks Merlyn Woody 1: I need a sheet, a sheet of white, lots of sheet, a bunch of shhet sheets from angry ghost who have me on their sheet list. Howdy. cs: white sheets much better than white shit ||||||||| New notice: 'Currently Playing - Everything You Know Is Wrong' Woody 1: Don't know yet, cs. ~ 50 to those that I know. I hope to many that I don't, ||||||||| New notice: 'Currently Playing - Everything You Know Is Wrong - http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u' cs: i'm writing columns which might become a book for my wife's friend's ezine ||||||||| 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 Elayne gets out at 9:12 PM. Elayne: Evenin' all! Woody 1: I see many beauty women who I think may have white shit but I know it's not true. My wife would have a shit fit. cs: she just published and e-=zine. seems relatively easy cs: hey el cs: my jays beating your yankees at present cs: thjis rarely happens. cs: e is an old hand at self publishing Elayne: Geez Cat, are there more than 100 people in that empty stadium? That emptiness was amazing to see. Woody 1: Hi, Elayne. DJTween: Hi E Elayne: I self-published Four-Alarm FIRESIGNal, twice. Elayne: Hello Woody! DJTween: Is everyone here capable of playing a 128k stereo stream? cs: jays have had worst season ever reminds me of 62 mets or st louis browns Elayne: Streaming just fine on this end, Tween, thanks! Merlyn: on my stereo wii-fi? cs: i cant afford to self publish a menu Art Holelaugher: yes and unfortunately no DJTween: It's only 56k mono at the moment DJTween: I will up the quality if everyone can handle it Merlyn: easiest way to test is try it Woody 1: Self publishing is easy, expensive, but a sure-fire way to get first published. That's what I had to do. DJTween: OK, when we go to side 2 I'll give it a try Elayne: THe easiest way to self-publish now is online. Doesn't cost a cent. DJTween: True, E DJTween: The internet has changed everything Woody 1: I heard. I also heard that China publishes for 9 bucks. Elayne: I used to lose tons of money publishing INSIDE JOKE. I've never paid a cent to blog, and I've been doing that for 10 years. ||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'llanwydd', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:18 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary... llanwydd: good evening Elayne: Evenin' llan! cs: i remember sending you money for falafals. worth every yen Woody 1: How universal is on-line publishing? DJTween: Hey LL DJTween: Good to see you cs: wow. llan has returned from the shadows llanwydd: I see you are simulcasting Woody 1: I want my books in print. Elayne: Someday somebody will animate this scene and add it to the EYKIW video... DJTween: Can you do internet streams now, LL? DJTween: That would be cool, E llanwydd: I wish cs: bouhaha? ha ha ha DJTween: :/ llanwydd: so, how's everybody been? Elayne: Wasn't that the original intent when they made the video, but they ran out of money or something? Art Holelaugher: Don bruhaha? DJTween: Hadn't heard about that cs: i'm thinking of creating a book but need illustrations Woody 1: Ha ha ha. cs: home run anencibia! DJTween: Pretty funny take-off on Casteneda ||||||||| Catherwood enters with Principalpoop close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:21 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the anteroom. DJTween: Hey P llanwydd: doesn't anybody here do book illustrations Elayne: Eveinn' PrinPoop! Art Holelaugher: Hi poop cs: hi poop Principalpoop: carlos big meld canasta cs: hows it goin, llan? llanwydd: yeah, I got the casteneda parody immediately Principalpoop: hey all llanwydd: staying busy, cat cs: good for you, llan Woody 1: Hey, P. Bye P. Night all. I get the shit beat out of me at work. cs: i may have been busy in a previous life, but not in this one Elayne: NIght Woody! Principalpoop: sleep well woody cs: by wood llanwydd: nite woody DJTween: rest well Woody Woody 1: Job security. You know. Woody 1: Night. llanwydd: yeah a good's night's rest is job security Woody 1: Heh. Principalpoop: i scribble in the margins sometimes llan, does that count? Woody 1: You bet. cs: lots of demands for your acting talents, llan? ||||||||| Woody 1 leaves at 9:25 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: not as much as I'd like, cat llanwydd: but I am in the middle of a production of The Haunting of Hill House llanwydd: it goes up on the 12th cs: is robin getting any work, el? llanwydd: so long woody, you nazi Elayne: No cat. cs: speaking of ghosts, i just had an idea for a new project, avec ghost cs: that's not good, el cs: people who would benefit from his drawings are not benefitting. Elayne: No Cat, it's not. Principalpoop: the voice of tween cs: i'm so not used to your voice, tween Elayne: Let us know when we should log back onto the stream, Tween. DJTween: OK, the stream is back up. Can everybody connect? cs: i hope robin continues to be creative Elayne: Me too, Cat. Elayne: And thank you. Principalpoop: no, i did not hear you ask if I can hear you Principalpoop: oops hehe llanwydd: just tried the link, tween. sorry to say it didn't work for me. as I expected cs: ok, i can hear the strange voice of tween Principalpoop: 128k stereo, is that legal? DJTween: Only in Texas Elayne: It does sound a little clearer, Tween. DJTween: sure should Principalpoop: ahh pirate music and a frog shall lead you cs: sounds great DJTween: Great. At least I know you guys can do the higher quality DJTween: LL, what software are you using to try to play the stream? cs: sounds like a dear friends episode title, poop llanwydd: I've got windows media player DJTween: I probably should let Proc know that I streaming at a higher quality Elayne: Everyone exscept llan, Tween. DJTween: OK, copy the link and press CTRL-u DJTween: Then paste the link into the dialog box cs: is everyone well? i always bloom in fall llanwydd: it doesn't work that way with msntv2 DJTween: Doing OK, cease. Thanks DJTween: and yourself? cs: i think the change in temp benefits my brain Principalpoop: i have become part barometer, my sinuses tell me about all the weather changes llanwydd: don't have a dialogue box DJTween: LL, you can't access WMP directly? cs: had new idea today for literary project based on my europe trip from 10 years ago Principalpoop: you have not gotten aol yet llan? cs: very very happy about that DJTween: I know nothing about MSNTV DJTween: kewl, cease llanwydd: I get an error message that says "due to technical error, windows media player cannot access the file you have chosen. try again later". llanwydd: and I know better than to try again later cs: i think fall kicks my brain into creative gear DJTween: What are you doing to try to play the stream? Art Holelaugher: finally got it tween - just as i thought operator error with VLC - Thanks! llanwydd: msntv2 is pretty simplistic. it's the so-called "upgrade" to webtv. Principalpoop: webtv, tv for you, the webber llanwydd: all I can do to try to play the stream is click on the link. then I get the error message llanwydd: yeah, the fall is my most creative period too. too bad I haven't experienced it since 2010 Principalpoop: right click and copy the address, open wmp, tap control u, paste address... Principalpoop: maybe llanwydd: I should be back north next fall DJTween: LL, MSNTV doesn't allow you to add your own radio stations? Principalpoop: going to schroon lake? it gets cold there hehe llanwydd: I don't think so, tween. I believe I've tried that ||||||||| At 9:40 PM, llanwydd runs out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..." cs: wheres dex? Elayne: Dunno where Dex or DocTech are. I was hoping to see DocTech tonight. Art Holelaugher: VLC media player is open source and very good DJTween: Yes it is cs: bergman et al say there is nothing like the firesign, and lament that fact DJTween: Wonderful media utility Principalpoop: fong is llan, they are never here at the same time cs: not that other groujps havent trie,d but nobody is that good DJTween: hmmmm P, you may have something there cs: yeqh doc said it was so much easier for him to chat now cs: lol poop DJTween: A lot of it has to do with chemistry, of course cs: poop is a secret fecal matter DJTween: but their immaculate attention to production detail is matched by few Art Holelaugher: My favorite part, drinking the blue moss cs: hmmm cs: much of hollywood is great production of shit DJTween: yep Art Holelaugher: I've been mossed Elayne: Every time I hear someone talking about wheat germ or somesuch, I think about Blue Moss. ;) cs: hi art Principalpoop: i don't wanta turn blue Art Holelaugher: Hi cat cs: is this a jewish holiday now, el? Elayne: Not at the moment, Cat. cs: when i was in jr. high in van nuys, my school would be virtually empty on such days cs: shoudl have closed them down Art Holelaugher: flesh of the gods is blue Elayne: Ah, the Hole Truth. I hear this and I always think of the end of Yellow Submarine, the live part: "Well, half a hole, hanyway..." DJTween: So folks, requests? Principalpoop: and the blue meanies? DJTween: What would you like me to play after EYKIW? cs: beatles/firesign were co-conspirators cs: how about bozos, tween? DJTween: First come, first served here at the FST lunch counter Art Holelaugher: we are all bozos on this bus Principalpoop: i am still here with reebus, not thinking of other things DJTween: Huh, I haven't ripped that one yet apparently, sorry Art Holelaugher: I smell coffee Art Holelaugher: and they are not laughing at me cs: hows it going,art? cs: what are our options, tween? Art Holelaugher: I holding my own Principalpoop: I me mine cs: i dont like coffee ingneral cs: not necessarily a good thing, art Art Holelaugher: Reference to Rebus Art Holelaugher: Just a straight line DJTween: I've got pretty much everything else cs: unless the coffee is full of interesting booze Principalpoop: you gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em know when to show 'em hehe DJTween: Dwarf, Not Insane, Electrician DJTween: Anythynge DJTween: Bride, Dear Friends Art Holelaugher: Something rare cs: but not bozos? Art Holelaugher: I'd have no beef with that DJTween: Bet you haven't heard Pappoon in a while DJTween: Sorry, not in the list DJTween: Will have to remedy that, cease DJTween: Rat cs: you're right, tween. as it wered Art Holelaugher: Dear friends? DJTween: I don't have a lot of rare stuff, maybe you can help me with that, cease Elayne: Thanks a lot, Tween, I haven't listened to that in awhile! Elayne: Time for a lie-down now. Next week, all! ||||||||| Elayne rushes off, saying "9:52 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?" Principalpoop: ok folks, night E Art Holelaugher: Bye E cs: by el Merlyn: thanks tween Merlyn: but I'm taking off now Art Holelaugher: Giant rat of sumatra cs: yes pappon Principalpoop: papoon, for the election season cs: by merl Principalpoop: hi bye M ||||||||| Merlyn leaves to catch the 9:53 PM train to Minnesota. Principalpoop: Fore! Art Holelaugher: Thanks tween! Not resposible cs: 5 cs: llan left? Principalpoop: he is changing into fong to come back Art Holelaugher: One organism - one vote DJTween:email@example.com Art Holelaugher: Anyone remember Pat Paulson? Principalpoop: he ran for president many times Art Holelaugher: Every time while he lasted Principalpoop: started on the smothers brothers cs: fondly DJTween: Of course, Art :) (Paulson) cs: i remember when the smothers were the cutting edge in mainstream american tv DJTween: Another interesting point in political history Art Holelaugher: They sure were cs: i think because of smothers/paulson there opened up a space for firesigns Art Holelaugher: Could be, could be DJTween: Could be cs: great stuff, tween Principalpoop: aphids DJTween: :-) ||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits. cs: hi catherwood ||||||||| Catherwood steps over to cs and says "Did you need me?" cs: i can imagine coming here one night and finding only catherwood ||||||||| Catherwood rushes over to cs and yells "oh, fuck off cs!" DJTween: I sure hope not, cease :( Principalpoop: last night cs? got the days mixed up? DJTween: We need to introduce some young folks to FST Art Holelaugher: Indeed! cs: is there a wed chat? cs: lol tween cs: they have better things to do Principalpoop: all my restraining orders keep me from doing that DJTween: lol P DJTween: Anyone know if Lily is actually in college now? Principalpoop: idk, i am not responsble, or insane cs: yesd cs: merl isin touch with her, but he leftr DJTween: You know which one? cs: no cs: its in north carolina DJTween: Just curious cs: bergman's wife also goes to school there, i think DJTween: UNC Chapel Hill maybe Principalpoop: Duke? cs: lots of choices cs: this is hilarious, tween cs: moon river dude died DJTween: Looking at my iTunes collection, I see that a bunch of my FST CDs haven't been ripped. Will work on that DJTween: Fun stuff cs: i can see proc doing andy Principalpoop: been years since I got ripped DJTween: Yeah, Williams has left us DJTween: What a voice that guy had cs: too bad, poop cs: many decades since i havent been DJTween: lol DJTween: McGovern was my first vote Art Holelaugher: Me to Principalpoop: you shocked the software tween Art Holelaugher: What a thrashing DJTween: No, that's them ;) Art Holelaugher: lol Principalpoop: i was buffering, blamed you cs: tween, did you download the firesign clips from rrfo? DJTween: It wasn't buffering cs: i sent doc tech many hours, which you can listen to and copy from the site Principalpoop: ahh now the microphone nonsense, you were speaking of hehe DJTween: No, that's a good idea cease cs: do it DJTween: Th Hour Hour shows, you mean? cs: i dont know how much i have, but it's a lot DJTween: Ah, I see now cs: no no no DJTween: Dear Friends as well cs: hour hours are on duke of madness cs: i have many other things cs: go look for yuoursef DJTween: I haven't bought Madness yet Principalpoop: and lots of places to put them DJTween: Look at the site DJTween: What should I get, and where? DJTween: *Looking Art Holelaugher: I have Jack Poet spots on 1/4 inch Art Holelaugher: But no open reel deck DJTween: I see they have Clark Wintergreen up there cs: wheni first visited proc,he showeed me clark onihs computer cs: very proud of it cs: very hour-ow ow cs: i hadnt heard that before DJTween: Lawyer's Hospital as well cs: i hated lh DJTween: OK, will do some downloading cs: she likes it that way? ||||||||| New notice: 'Currently Playing - Pappoon for President - http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u' cs: whose voice is this? cs: doesnt sound firesonian DJTween: Ossman Principalpoop: who did that? DJTween: You mean the interviewer? cs: some voices sound dif Principalpoop: i mean the new notice Art Holelaugher: yes DJTween: Yes, I can only identify Ossman cs: ossman is papoon DJTween: I did it, P DJTween: I cannot tell a lie cs: tirebiter Principalpoop: wow, the powers of M DJTween: lol DJTween: hardly cs: i love how they rejoiced in inserting fuck and getting a way with it Art Holelaugher: Good stuff DJTween: Yeah :) cs: i know it was very important tothem cs: harry-san cs: good japanese joke DJTween: Not so funny to the Japanese, I suspect cs: you would be wrong, tween DJTween: Really? cs: yep cs: i'm starting to sound like bunnyboy DJTween: Because Japanese are generally less hairy than Europeans? cs: i lost that thread cs: thisremindsme of seeingthemlive recently, bergman memorial cs: i llve borscht DJTween: I'll bet that was a cool gathering, despite the sadness of the occasion cs: yes tween it was cs: hung out with davd in bar later and at brekfast the next day cs: i getg the feeling thatr thelads want to work DJTween: nice cs: money is nice DJTween: true Art Holelaugher: Wow Cs Principalpoop: New Newt Oil Art Holelaugher: Newt is a snake alright, full of oil cs: also very intense conversation with bergman's daughter DJTween: Hope they get a chance, cease cs: yes tween i thinkthey know the have a limit cs: they need to milk any money they can from their old fans before we sall die DJTween: don't we all cs: no tween we dont. we are not as smart as they cs: but that is a good thing. they point to a greater intelligence for us all DJTween: They are clever fellows Principalpoop: they could sell out if they really wanted money cs: no poop, there are no longer any buyers DJTween: OK, I've got some stuff from OZ to play next week Principalpoop: they still have some standards Art Holelaugher: It may be too late to sell out Principalpoop: never too late for that cs: tween, there is a of stuff i sent to doc which is now on the rfo site cs: do what you will with it Principalpoop: granted, hard to get anyone to believe they can be trusted to stay bought DJTween: OK Principalpoop: if you ask too many questions, you are just not any use to anybody hehe cs: a fuck of a lot of stuff DJTween: Does Doc run the OZ site? cs: hows it going poop? Principalpoop: wtf are you saying fuck so much tonight cs? wtf is fucking going on? cs: yes cs: as composed to previous nights, poop? DJTween: lol P Principalpoop: glide mode Principalpoop: and yes, you don't say fuck much, most people here are polite cs: i just took a tab so i can read it Principalpoop: we know the words, but shit fuck turd cunt piss, we don't use them often DJTween: drum roll... DJTween: Yeah, I laughed at that cease Art Holelaugher: Just a little middle english cs: i use what words work for me at the time Principalpoop: fucking A Art Holelaugher: words are intrinsically void cs: i taught people to speak engish for decasdes cs: never swore in my classes Principalpoop: used sparingly, they are more powerful Principalpoop: like tasers DJTween: I find Andrew Dice Clay very funny, because he takes cursing to an absolutely absurd level Principalpoop: people can get used to shocks... Principalpoop: words are what art? Art Holelaugher: VGoid, not the thing Art Holelaugher: or void Art Holelaugher: very Zen cs: nioxn doesnt mean stalled president in japan cs: high is good Principalpoop: i should avoid using a void word? DJTween: If you curse in a forest, and no one hears it, does a tree fall? cs: zen is not your friend Principalpoop: Fucking A Art Holelaugher: But Enco doesEnco does mean stalled car in Japan cs: i lived in japn/with japanese peopole for over 40 years Principalpoop: words are made of letters, with each letter having an essence Art Holelaugher: Describe your highest peak experience cs: trees fal for their own reasons, not ours Principalpoop: 3 naked college college girls having a pillow fight Art Holelaugher: lol cs: the idea of peak experienence and description are opposie Art Holelaugher: you are a wise guy Cat DJTween: Not a fan of Zen, Mr. Cat? Principalpoop: for awhile I recall trying to get into the sun All my life I had been waiting, then you turn me on. Now there'll be no hesitating, I'm getting into the sun. cs: it may have been henry adams who said he was bhudist before he went to japan. close to my expderience althogh ive never had a religion Art Holelaugher: I'v been listing to too much Terrence McKenna ||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits. cs: terrence is good Principalpoop: richard crenna made fun movies Art Holelaugher: YES cs: i rememvber his tv show from the 50s DJTween: Interesting about Adams, cease cs: bhudism works better on paper cs: see my play Red Shift Art Holelaugher: Blank paper cs: which is my massive critique of busshism cs: starring phil ausitn, proctor, ossman Art Holelaugher: no paper Principalpoop: shintoo Art Holelaugher: Thanks Tween!!!!!!!!! Principalpoop: thank you tween cool, supercool Art Holelaugher: Cheers to all Principalpoop: you have a great week too cs: thanks tween DJTween: That's it for me folks DJTween: Everybody have a great week DJTween: Until last time, again... ||||||||| DJTween is defenestrated just as the clock strikes 11:04 PM. Principalpoop: sounds like the bus, super week all cs: by tween ||||||||| At 11:04 PM, Principalpoop rushes out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..." cs: off we flit ||||||||| Catherwood says "11:05 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs cs by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door ||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did: ||||||||| Art Holelaugher - 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: