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 November 29, 2012 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'drummerguy1956', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 7:52 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| "8:31 PM? 8:31 PM!!" says Catherwood, "DJ Tween should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as DJ Tween enters and sits on the couch.
||||||||| New notice: 'We will be having a BergmanFest starting at 8pm CST this evening. Listen at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u'
||||||||| Around 8:33 PM, DJ Tween walks off into the sunset...
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:55 PM and DJ Tween bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and announces "Announcing 'Thwenny', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:55 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the sitting room...
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'Dexter Fong', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:56 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Merlyn into the room, accepts a $3 bill as a gratuity, mutters something about 8:57 PM, then departs.
Thwenny: Hi Dex, Merlyn, drummer
Merlyn: hey all
Dexter Fong: Hi alls also
Dexter Fong: Hey Catherwood, there's two Nancy's in this dress
||||||||| Catherwood walks over to Dexter Fong and yells "oh, fuck off Dexter Fong!"
Dexter Fong: Potty mouth
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, November 29, 2012 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
Merlyn: you take your chances with the butler
Dexter Fong: I'd rather take my chances with the maid
Dexter Fong: Broadcast sounds good Tweeny
DJ Tween: heheh
drummerguy1956: Welcome to the Future
Dexter Fong: Again!!!???
||||||||| New notice: 'currently playing - The Grateful Dead - listen at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u '
drummerguy1956: Still.
Dexter Fong: waters
||||||||| cs sashays in at 9:03 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
DJ Tween: The Future is fair! The Future is fun!
DJ Tween: Hey cease
drummerguy1956: And call me Charlie. Everybody does.
Dexter Fong: Nobody sashay like de Cat
Merlyn: hi cat
cs: fuck the what?
drummerguy1956: The CAT.
||||||||| 9:04 PM: Principalpoop 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!"
Dexter Fong: I thought it was fuck the Who?
DJ Tween: Hey P, Charlie
Dexter Fong: Hey Poop
cs: cant connect, alas
Principalpoop: Horton heard
Principalpoop: hey all
DJ Tween (
cs: i was here at the beginning. and will be until one of us ceases
Dexter Fong: Wassamatter Cat?
Principalpoop: the voice of tween
drummerguy1956: Happy Heavenly Birthday, Peter!
cs: icant connect at all here
Dexter Fong: You mean to Tweenys show?
DJ Tween: This station or any radio station?
cs: any. fuck
drummerguy1956: Restart
Principalpoop: light texas crude, is that amarillo?
cs: good idea
drummerguy1956: Yur puter
Thwenny: http://www.firesigntheatre.com/true/index.html - it was for KPCC
drummerguy1956: Camarillo Brillo
Dexter Fong: Poop: Light Texas crude is taking your boots off when you have sex
Thwenny: KPCC and other public radio stations
Thwenny: lol Dex
Principalpoop: is tucumcari in texas?
Thwenny: I believe New Mexico
drummerguy1956: Rove? That bastard
Principalpoop: canned ham head hehe
Thwenny: New Mexico
Principalpoop: thanks
drummerguy1956 )
Thwenny: Rove got his head handed to him this last election
Merlyn: it was a ham
Thwenny: a ham head?
cs: hi
Principalpoop: i have gone deef
Principalpoop: ahh it returns
drummerguy1956: Now they want Kerry for Sec'y of State
||||||||| New notice: 'currently playing - True Confessions Of The Real World - listen at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u '
Merlyn: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f0/Colbert_Report_Ham_Rove.jpg
Principalpoop: making me reload?
drummerguy1956: Audio keeps dropping in and out
Merlyn: audio has been fine for me, just FYI
Thwenny: anyone else hearing that?
Dexter Fong: Perhaps a slight buffering problemo
Principalpoop: nothing at the new link yet
Thwenny: Yeah, the indicators look good here
Dexter Fong: I've only had two momentary drop outs
Principalpoop: don't trust the instruments, look out the window
drummerguy1956: Lost the whole thing
DJ Tween (
Principalpoop: i cannot even load the page
Dexter Fong: It's a denial of service attack...run for your coupons
Principalpoop: they stabbed karl the ham the other night hehe
drummerguy1956: Yeah, me too.
cs: fuck
DJ Tween: So, who has it?
cs: i moved to la in 56
Dexter Fong: Me
drummerguy1956: It's Peter, fucking with our heads again.
Principalpoop: not me, i caught cat fever
cs: not one of the best places i've lived
Principalpoop: connecting to media...
cs: thwts not fever, that's lenin ade
DJ Tween: So, you can't reconnect, Charlie?
drummerguy1956: Not yet
DJ Tween: Getting any error message?
Principalpoop: i see the file, almost, wmp opens but then fails
DJ Tween: Stopping the stream
Principalpoop: solar flares?
Dexter Fong: Hey Tweeny, can I pee right in the stream?
DJ Tween: Stream stopped
DJ Tween: Somebody did
Dexter Fong: Cause I peed in it
DJ Tween: Restarting the stream
Merlyn: with old yeller
Dexter Fong: I cannot train myself
drummerguy1956: That's why it's yellow
DJ Tween: Stream restarted. See if you can connect
Dexter Fong: Tweeny clears his throat
Merlyn: don't cross the streams
Dexter Fong: I hear you Tweeny
cs: i can HEAR YOU
Merlyn: I can hear Tween
Dexter Fong: yes
drummerguy1956: Not yet. Switching from iPad to real puter
DJ Tween: Charlie, can you connect?
Merlyn: cat is connected
Dexter Fong: Merlyn: Everyone in North Van has a connection
cs: oiu
Principalpoop: ok, a lot of buffering but I am connected
Thwenny: kewl
DJ Tween: The buffering sure isn't happening here
DJ Tween: The proc's hardly working
DJ Tween: Other people hearing buffering?
Dexter Fong: Not right now
DJ Tween: OK
drummerguy1956: still can't connect and I'm on the Mac
DJ Tween: Do let me know
Principalpoop: seems fine here now
DJ Tween: Using iTunes, Charlie?
drummerguy1956: yes
Merlyn: I can connect on a mac just using safari
Principalpoop: and now the batteries in my headphones wore out, grrrrrrrr
Thwenny: lol
cs: hey tween did you download the bergman on venus link i sent you from taylor?
Thwenny: We Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties, of all sorts
drummerguy1956: I'm bak on!
Thwenny: I downloaded your STF's, cease
cs: there are only 20,000 lions left. not much of a safari
Dexter Fong: 'mon bak!
Thwenny: I have no way to download a simple link. It will just play in my browser
||||||||| doctecazoid tiptoes in around 9:23 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
Dexter Fong: Hello Doctor
cs: this i dont fuckin believe
DJ Tween: Hello Doc
doctecazoid: wabbit twacks
Principalpoop: doc, what about my cough?
DJ Tween: Doc, can you connect to the stream OK?
Dexter Fong: I peed in it doc
cs: only half a cough. he had to spliff it with the sound effects elf
doctecazoid: here, use my cough links
Principalpoop: that is not much
Dexter Fong: lol cat
Merlyn: hey doc
cs: did you go to north carolina, doc?
doctecazoid: yes tween i am streaming
Principalpoop: how is charlotte?
DJ Tween: kewl
cs: i'm funnier than death, usually
doctecazoid: cs: yeah lili and i did make it there
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:26 PM and Elayne waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Elayne: Evenin' all!
DJ Tween: Hey E
Principalpoop: hey E
Dexter Fong: Hi E!
cs: did you meet lili?
cs: hi el
doctecazoid: hey e
cs: did i tell y'all we got dna for our dog icy?
doctecazoid: cs: yeah i got to meet lily briefly and maryedith less briefly
Merlyn: hi e
cs: turns out he's white german shephard, with rotweiler ancestry
doctecazoid: actually maryedith lili and i really hit it off
Dexter Fong: Achtung! Chucko!
doctecazoid: and my dad
cs: great news, doc
Principalpoop: his mom and maternal parents were bitches hehe
cs: filled with happiness for youse
doctecazoid: the five of us met for lunch - dad and lily got into a really interesting conversation about politics
cs: ooo
Principalpoop: who was for it and who was against it?
Elayne: Was this in NC, Doc? I know you were there for awhile.
doctecazoid: well it went back and forth. yes e, in asheville
Elayne: Are you back now, Doc? I was wondering if you and Lili want to come out for my birthday sushi at Palisades Center.
doctecazoid: they both came away with a good deal of respect for each other
doctecazoid: lily had to take off tho - other sunday commitments
Principalpoop: there was a tennis player, something ashe, a black guy
doctecazoid: and maryedith dad lili and i continued festivities through the early evening
Principalpoop: arthur, and I did not need to google
doctecazoid: the conversations were fantastic - as dad lili and i headed back to burlington, we were jsut agog at how great a time we all had
Principalpoop: nice
DJ Tween: very cool
cs: i hope intoxicants were involved
cs: any time spent with you and lili is prime time
Principalpoop: i prefer recriminations, accusations and guilt at family meetings hehe
doctecazoid: e: yes i'm back. but lili and i have plans for saturday into sunday already
Elayne: Bummer, Doc. We should make plans to get together before the next winter storm.
doctecazoid: we'll see what we can arrange e
Elayne: Thanks Doc! Merlyn, I can't seem to get Messaging to work, is anyone else having this problem or is it just me?
Elayne: I only have the option "Send to all."
doctecazoid: lemme try...
cs: i'd love to visit y'all in the east, but i have as much chance of wining the lottery as visitng you
Elayne: Just got Msgs from both Dex and Doc, so it's working for others.
Dexter Fong: I got it Pooper
Elayne: I think I'll get out and back in again, maybe that'll work.
Principalpoop: it works for me E, fong got my message
||||||||| At 9:35 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Elayne!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
DJ Tween: Shows here I sent you a message, E
Dexter Fong: I guess that constitutes a msge
||||||||| 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 falls out at 9:36 PM.
Elayne: Nope, that didn't fix it. Darn!
doctecazoid: the massage is the medium
Principalpoop: update your browser/
Elayne: Tween, I didn't see your msg. Regardless, I can't respond except to "Send to all."
drummerguy1956: the Enola McLuhan
Dexter Fong: Who did you want to msge elayne, tell us and we'll all close our eyes
cs: sounds like the iron dome
doctecazoid: been reading a lot of mcluhan lately - from cliche to archetype, culture is out business, take today: the executive as dropout
Principalpoop: eakspay in igpatina
Elayne: I'm on Firefox 16.0.2 for Mac, I think that's the most updated version.
DJ Tween: Are you blocking some scripting, E?
cs: hows it goin, el?
Elayne: Not that I know of, Tween.
doctecazoid: like firesign, he was remarkably prescient
Principalpoop: i have no idea then...
DJ Tween: Can you try a different browser?
Elayne: Except for messaging, it's fine, Cat. :)
cs: mcluhan is good for your head
Elayne: I'll try, Tween. First I'm going to turn off iTunes.
cs: i cant mess
Elayne: Now I'll try Safari.
||||||||| At 9:39 PM, Elayne vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
drummerguy1956: my eyes are colsed niopfdajhfhn
Principalpoop: cat cannot message either, those damn romainians
||||||||| "9:39 PM? 9:39 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Elayne should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Elayne enters and sits on the couch.
Elayne: Ah, a tropical paradise!
doctecazoid: there are a couple of (relatively) new books of/about him i'd like to read at some point
Elayne: Yes, I can see everyone in the little pull-down window now. Pull 'em back up, you perverts!
DJ Tween: I use Safari for stuff like this because it's really compatible, if not as safe as Firefox
doctecazoid: one was put together by his son (eric), the other by his daughter (can't remember her name) along with another guy
Elayne: I'm even seeing other Rooms, which I didn't know about!
cs: i feel very inspired to create a book
Principalpoop: i am in chatroulette at the same time hehe
doctecazoid: dj tween: how about chrome?
Principalpoop: i never tried chrome, should I?
DJ Tween: Write it cease, write it!
Elayne: I love Chrome for Facebook.
DJ Tween: Chrome also very good for compatibility
Elayne: It seems to be the best option for running the Flash games I play there. Damn you, Playdom, I'm so addicted... *sob*
cs: i may visit dex and el and doc again, if i am lucky
DJ Tween: Won't run on my old Macs, but I use it for social networking stuff in Linux
DJ Tween: Yeah, Firefox in Linux won't work with Facebook. Chrome does
drummerguy1956: Touch Grid, Mac - that's who I am.
Elayne: That would be lovely, Cat. We only have Amy now, no more Datsa. So the place is a bit more manageable with the one cat.
cs: i would not bet on it
DJ Tween: Touch Grid?
doctecazoid: tough, methinks
DJ Tween: Don't you get a shock from The Electrician?
cs: today is my first not taking drugs for leg, which means i can drink as usual
drummerguy1956: *tough*
DJ Tween: ah...
drummerguy1956: Stupid old fingers
cs: nerve med, now ended. appty me
DJ Tween: Hadn't considered that one, cease. "Officer, the drugs are for my leg"
cs: 10 days of some drug for pain that didnt work well
Dexter Fong: "So I can run faster"
doctecazoid: cs: glad to hear that!
DJ Tween: :/
DJ Tween: Yeah, that's great that you don't need the meds now
cs: happy i can drink. you can't imagine
DJ Tween: The sangria missed you
Elayne: Tweeny, thanks for playing so much Bergman tonight. Great way to remember him.
Elayne: I'm hitting the double-nickels this Sunday. Beats the alternative, I suppose.
cs: having you folks as friends is a great help
DJ Tween: Glad to do it :)
doctecazoid: for the past year and 9 months i have been dealing with a co-worker who made my life and job miserable
Principalpoop: ahh 55 is pretty much like 54, not a big deal hehe
DJ Tween: sux, Doc
cs: bummrt
Elayne: Sorry to hear that, Doc. Is that situation over now?
doctecazoid: thankfully, mgmt finally realized he was never going to overcome his incompetence and sacked him
Elayne: That's why I like coming on here, PrinPoop, everyone's older than me. :)
Elayne: Wonderful news, Tom!
doctecazoid: his last day was the day before thanksgiving
Principalpoop: you get to go home at the end of the day, I lived with horrible co-workers in the navy.. you can do it...
Elayne: You must have had a great holiday!
drummerguy1956: 57 this coming Feb
doctecazoid: i was certainly giving my thanks!
Principalpoop: ahh super, light shines
Elayne: Hence your handle, Drummerguy!
doctecazoid: i usually am able to figure out a way to make my work relationships work, but this guy was impossible
drummerguy1956: Ah, I see you did the math.
cs: i think peter would have wanted us to be happy
drummerguy1956: Yes, he would have
doctecazoid: maybe now i can regain an iota of sanity
drummerguy1956: I think he wanted EVERYBODY to be happy.
cs: thats what i got from lily, et al
Principalpoop: dog wants out brb
doctecazoid: peter was definitely a positive vibes guy
cs: to you, doc
cs: to me he was, uh...
Dexter Fong: uh...?
doctecazoid: i think he wanted to be a positive vibes guy to everyone - maybe not successful in all cases
doctecazoid: the duke of ... uhhhh.....
Dexter Fong: uhhhh....
Dexter Fong: mamm......uh
cs: doc youj and i met him in the seatle hotel, the way he interacted with me and bit's picture on my t-shirt was magical
doctecazoid: yes i remember that
cs: of course you do
DJ Tween: Gonna play your file "death" next Cat, OK?
cs: it was as good as our lives could get
cs: k
doctecazoid: yep
cs: dj tween, when doc and merl and i met bergman in may, 99, i t was magical
DJ Tween: I'll bet :)
DJ Tween: and it had nothing to do with the mushrooms ;)
cs: remember what he said about bit?
doctecazoid: memory hazy - something to the effect that she was with us? (sorry i'm probably wrong about that)
DJ Tween: doing what I can with EQ
cs: no, he said i would one day be helpful to other people who lost their kids
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
doctecazoid: yes right
cs: he wanted to empower me, because of bits pic on my tshirt
DJ Tween: What's this about, cease?
DJ Tween: Can you give us some background?
cs: first time doc and i met bergman, at a seattle hotel
doctecazoid: this was seattle 1999 - the first radio now tour as i recall
cs: it was magic
doctecazoid: it was my first time meeting the guys in person
cs: yes doc and merl and i taped the shows
doctecazoid: it was a whirlwind experience
cs: this is bergman in 67
cs: talking about death
cs: now he is dead
DJ Tween: That's usually the way it works
doctecazoid: it was also when fred c was on better terms with the guys
cs: yesl good days
cs: i am happy i met doc and merl and el. i hope i can eventually meet you tween
DJ Tween: That'd be cool, cease
doctecazoid: cound be both cool and hot
doctecazoid: could
DJ Tween: in TX, yes
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Bunnyboy into the room, accepts a jar of pennies as a gratuity, mumbles something about 10:06 PM, then departs.
Elayne: Hey Bunnyboy!
DJ Tween: Hey Bunny
Elayne: Gah, need a drink. BRB.
cs: hey
||||||||| New notice: 'currently playing - BergmanFest - listen at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u'
Merlyn: hey BB
doctecazoid: i have to veer off for a couple minutes - i'll be back (have to check on an office related issue, sadly)
Bunnyboy: Did someone say 1BK?
doctecazoid: back in a flash
cs: its rabbit boy
||||||||| doctecazoid says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, doctecazoid exits at 10:07 PM.
cs: hey bun, who made this tape?
Bunnyboy: Or 1B2K, rather?
DJ Tween: Need to record the audio of Weirdly Cool so I can play it
Bunnyboy: AKA 1999?
Elayne: Wait, who's flashing back.
DJ Tween: Keeping me busy switching back and forth between EQs ;)
Bunnyboy: On a phone, not streaming. Is it the Bagley Seattle show?
Dexter Fong: No Bunny, it's an audio mix Cat put together
Bunnyboy: I thought doc recorded that, on a Minidisc recorder.
cs: doc gone it
Principalpoop: rats
Bunnyboy: Happy Birthday, Petey B!
Dexter Fong: Nice job Cat
cs: this is one of the best things i've ever heard
cs: bergman and proctor had a gig on this show
drummerguy1956: Great stuff
Dexter Fong: Isn't this your mix Cat?
cs: 1990
Bunnyboy: What izzit?
cs: npr
cs: yep
drummerguy1956: rebuffering problems again
cs: this is from the show HEAT
DJ Tween: anyone else hearing it?
Dexter Fong: All good here Tween
cs: john hockenberry
DJ Tween: might be on your end, Charlie
Bunnyboy: Try Anacin, for rebuffering heartache.
Principalpoop: i got nuttin
cs: this is my voice
DJ Tween: No stream, P?
cs: the dog
DJ Tween: kewl, cease
drummerguy1956: back now
Principalpoop: buffering, now I got it
Dexter Fong: 'mon bak
DJ Tween: k
Principalpoop: don't listen to the old people hehe
cs: dex is old. i'm just apprentice old
Elayne: Sorry folks, fading again. I'll be a year older next time I see you. Or a week older, either way. Night all!
DJ Tween: This is from the mushroom plays, right cease?
||||||||| At 10:18 PM, Elayne vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
Dexter Fong: huh? what? speak up sonny!!
cs: no, this is from hojr hour
DJ Tween: I've lost those, cease. Can you send those files to me again please?
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies doctecazoid inside, makes a note of the time (10:18 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
DJ Tween: OK
Principalpoop: bye e wb doc
cs: you can get a good versionof tis when you buy the cds
cs: by doc
cs: no i cant tween
DJ Tween: Is that soon to be released?
cs: the lads want money for this
Principalpoop: who are we? where am I?
Dexter Fong: Hour Hour is on the Duke of madness release
cs: 2 years ago
DJ Tween: No sweat, cease
doctecazoid: and what does 'I' mean?
DJ Tween: The mushroom plays??
Bunnyboy: Bye El!
DJ Tween: Is that Duke?
Principalpoop: Who is asking this question?
DJ Tween: I don't have Duke yet
cs: the best firesign money you can spend, tween
Dexter Fong: Absolutely
DJ Tween: OK
doctecazoid: i can second that, tween - duke is the best
Bunnyboy: Tween: DUKE de riguer!
cs: this george carlin thing prompted me to make this
cs: i talked to phils about this but you can deduce fofr yoursefl, eh?
Bunnyboy: DUKE Season!
doctecazoid: duke and cover
drummerguy1956: Wabbit season
doctecazoid: huhuhuhuhuhuhuuhuhuhuhhh
Principalpoop: put on a happy face
Bunnyboy: DOMM is a wonderous document. Fer real.
drummerguy1956: SIT on a happy face
drummerguy1956: I LOVE my DOMM dvd
Dexter Fong: Let a smile be your umbrella
doctecazoid: http://www.lyricstime.com/gene-kelly-pass-that-peace-pipe-lyrics.html
Merlyn: stuff from show #6 and show #4
Bunnyboy: "Put...the candle... back!"
drummerguy1956: Bing Crosby Stills and Ogden Nash
Principalpoop: always walk on the sunny side of the street
cs: in van, that woud not help
doctecazoid: it's like having NOW right in your living room
DJ Tween: lol Bunny
Merlyn: where did this first appear?
Merlyn: the record sale bit that is
Principalpoop: we tripped the light fantastic on the sidewalks of new york
drummerguy1956: Yoder Hardware in Goshen is REAL - I've been there!
cs: this is from fools in space, eh?
Merlyn: yes cat
Bunnyboy: Discovering how clever they were, in repurposing the radio shows on JUST FOLKS.
Merlyn: show #6
Merlyn: http://firesigntheatre.com/xmradio/show6/index.html
cs: good "work" merl
DJ Tween: They _all_ have knives LOL
cs: knaves with knives
Merlyn: new bit
Dexter Fong: Degraded audio
Merlyn: enron ring trilogy
Principalpoop: i thought it was my hearing aids
Merlyn: Peter wrote this, everyone else is just improvising
DJ Tween: kewl
Bunnyboy: I'm off to play. Cheers!
doctecazoid: ttfn bun
Merlyn: break a ten, BB
Principalpoop: hip hop bunnyboy
Dexter Fong: Night Bunny
DJ Tween: Later, Bunny
cs: this could be funny
cs: y bun
||||||||| At 10:36 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...
Dexter Fong: Hooray!!
cs: you think we'll ever meet again,doc"
doctecazoid: i hope so - gonna try to make that happen
Principalpoop: what time, at the top of the empire state building?
doctecazoid: guys i'm fading fast - gotta drop off - tween thanx for putting together the bergmanfest - i'll be falling asleep to it
Merlyn: Grant Central Stationary
Principalpoop: ciao doc
DJ Tween: yw Doc :)
DJ Tween: rest well
doctecazoid: catch you all in the near future - which as we all know ain't here yet man
doctecazoid: nytol (zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
||||||||| doctecazoid hurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's doctecazoid?! It's 10:40 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
cs: off you off
Dexter Fong: Night Doc
drummerguy1956: Gott Go - keep 'em Flying!
Dexter Fong: Night Charlie
||||||||| "10:41 PM? I'm late!" exclaims drummerguy1956, who then runs out through the french doors and down through the bushes.
cs: by drummer
DJ Tween: Hope to see you next time, Charlie
Principalpoop: heinous
Dexter Fong wonders if drummerguy is/was charlie chan
Dexter Fong: There seems to be a live audience..of a sort
cs: hey
Principalpoop: who done did it?
Dexter Fong: yeah?
Dexter Fong: That griddly guy
Principalpoop: sounds like glen campbell
Dexter Fong: lol
Merlyn: dex, firesign would often have friends hanging around the studio as a small audience
Dexter Fong: Yes Merlyn, that's probably it
Principalpoop: 1967 wow
Dexter Fong: fer sure
DJ Tween: This sounds great for a '67 recording
cs: yes
cs: thank me
Merlyn: "giant lizzard heading to Cincinatti"
Merlyn: TY '68 cat
Merlyn: '67
DJ Tween: I'm welcome
Dexter Fong: Cincinatti over run by Reds
DJ Tween: lol
cs: say it aint so, pete rose
Dexter Fong: I'll give you two to one it aint so
Merlyn: pete rose?
Merlyn: resurrection?
Dexter Fong: Pete rose from the dead and entered the Hall of Shame
cs: i'll bet you pete flowers and...
Dexter Fong: and buds your uncle
Merlyn: and salt, peter?
Dexter Fong: salt, lot of salt
cs: unk unk unk duke of funk funk funk'
Merlyn: why is someone the salt of the earth, when you salt the earth to make it worthless for crops?
Principalpoop: sounds like Jackie Wilson
cs: i think cuz salt is needed for humans, merl
Principalpoop: he is the water of the earth?
Merlyn: only their salaries
DJ Tween: Sure, because if you can't eat the crops you have to eat the salt
Principalpoop: variety is the spice of life
Merlyn: and you put salt on it out of habit
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Principalpoop: take it with a grain of salt
Dexter Fong: He was the top soil of the earth
cs: this is beautiful
DJ Tween: Nuns use salt out of habit?
cs: this is where firesign comes from
Dexter Fong: Some of the younger ones use it in habit
DJ Tween: yes indeed
Principalpoop: ok consciousness swami or whatever your name is
DJ Tween: very cool that this is available :)
Dexter Fong: Very true Tween
cs: only from me
Dexter Fong: As I'e said to you and others, the radio shows were the crux of the FST
DJ Tween bows to the Cat Archive
Dexter Fong: Remove your hat, please Sir
Dexter Fong: And your shoes
DJ Tween: He's no fun, he bent right over
cs: this is so pretty
Dexter Fong: Mother Pinarose Onme, was my fvorite saint
DJ Tween: lol
cs: the cat archive is vast
DJ Tween: It is, cease
Dexter Fong: and it's borders unknown
Principalpoop: this is harold and the blue notes
DJ Tween: Well it looks like we got some of Bergman's favorite music after all
cs: yeah bergboy lovd this
Principalpoop: enlightenment, where entertainment has real value and substance
DJ Tween: Part 2, RFO '67
Principalpoop: oops wilson pickett
Dexter Fong: poop" yeah, I was thinking that but couldn't remember the name
DJ Tween: Yeah, thought that was The Wickett Pickett
Dexter Fong: "Wicked" Wilson Pickett
cs: this is fun
Dexter Fong: Guys, I say again...the radio shows are the "HEART" of the FST
Principalpoop: which are their feet?
Dexter Fong: The personal appearancew
Dexter Fong: appearances
Principalpoop: ears?
DJ Tween: I'd go for that, Dex
Dexter Fong: The occaisonal audio exchancages
DJ Tween: radio Theatre
Principalpoop: i give up, wait, which of their work is their genitals? last question hehe
Dexter Fong: They *all* grew up with RADIO
Principalpoop: the cds might be their genitals, spreading the seed...
Dexter Fong: Oh my G=d I've put their seed in plastic binders
Dexter Fong: Fortunately in Jewel Cases
Dexter Fong: Tween: You've done us/them/him proud tonight
Dexter Fong: and I prolonged tip of the hat to the cat
Dexter Fong: *a*
||||||||| Catherwood leads Woody 1 inside, makes a note of the time (11:17 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Principalpoop: hi woody
Woody 1: I'm looking for...Kim.
Dexter Fong: Hi Woody
Dexter Fong: ...Kim?
Woody 1: Hey, all.
Dexter Fong: You mean ...Kim...Kool?
Merlyn: hey woody
DJ Tween: Susan Underhill?
Woody 1: Kim Clocks.
Dexter Fong: Duluth Ballromm overalls
Woody 1: Who brought up BeBop Deluxe last time?
cs: fuck
Dexter Fong: Sounds like an arrest rage
Principalpoop: sounds like ravi santar
Dexter Fong: raga
Dexter Fong: BeBop al a carte
DJ Tween: Ravi Shankar?
Dexter Fong: Nora Jones
cs: bye
Dexter Fong: /
||||||||| cs says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, cs exits at 11:23 PM.
Principalpoop: chef boyardee
Dexter Fong: Leaving Cat?
Woody 1: cs pissed again?
Principalpoop: he left preciptiously
Woody 1: HA!
Dexter Fong: Yes...it raining
Woody 1: Someone brought yp BeBop Deluxe--a great band.
Dexter Fong: Maybe it was you woddy
Dexter Fong: woody
Woody 1: No.
Dexter Fong: Are you absolutely sure?
Woody 1: I responded.
DJ Tween: I have two of their albums from the old days on vinyl
Dexter Fong: and i co-responded
Principalpoop: never heard of them, probably cat
DJ Tween: Modern Music is a really fine effort
Woody 1: Now we're gettin' somewhere.
Dexter Fong: I'd say probably not cat
Principalpoop: could have been tween then
Dexter Fong: Yes...I'd say it was tween
DJ Tween: Yeah, my nicks used to change all the time
Woody 1: Yes,, and Sunburst Finish.
DJ Tween: also really good
Dexter Fong: And candy apple gold flake
Principalpoop: butthole surfers
Dexter Fong: There's a reference
DJ Tween: Excellent guitar playing, and fine pop tuneage
Principalpoop: i was astounded they were real and good music also
Dexter Fong: This is a most aracane FST
Dexter Fong: arcane
Woody 1: another oldie band--Wishbone Ash, my favorite next to The Beatles, really.
Woody 1: I agree.
DJ Tween: They had a great sound too
Principalpoop: i know that name, and super album covers, as I recall
Dexter Fong: Damn Woody, you be the keeper of obscure bands
Principalpoop: arthur brown is still performing
Dexter Fong: Fire!!!
Principalpoop: exactly
Dexter Fong: (I want you to burn)
Principalpoop: that was fun, sherlock holmsian
Dexter Fong: Hey! Gran Parker and the Rumour are performing and touring again
Woody 1: Thanks. Caravan too.
Dexter Fong: Hipgnosis
Principalpoop: lady gaga
Principalpoop: wonderful tween, thanks you so much
Dexter Fong: Tween: Is there a Cliff Notes for that last broadcast?
Dexter Fong: Thanks so much Tween
DJ Tween: There needs to be :)
Principalpoop: oh grace
Dexter Fong: She's so slick
Woody 1: Neil Young's new cd is 2 cds and only 8 songs. Can't wait to hear it. Will probably get for Christmas.
Principalpoop: saw him on stewart, a book too
DJ Tween: Your welcome everybody, and thanks so much to Doc, Merlyn and Cat for the track contributions
Principalpoop: and the ones that mother gives you don't do anything at all
Woody 1: Missed it. Damn. I think my sis is getting the book for me for C-mas.
Dexter Fong: Thanks again Tweeny
Principalpoop: i prefer old faces to the re-built things, dolly parton looked scary on colbert
Merlyn: nice work tween
Woody 1: Something's calling me...bed...bed...come to me. Night all.
Principalpoop: mister sandman, take him away
Dexter Fong: Night friends see you in two weeks
||||||||| Dexter Fong runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Dexter Fong?! It's 11:41 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
Principalpoop: night all, thanks all, ciaoo
||||||||| Principalpoop rushes off, saying "11:41 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Woody 1: Night Dex and all.
DJ Tween: Until last time, again...
||||||||| Catherwood says "11:42 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs DJ Tween by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Woody 1: "We met again last week, this is now"
Woody 1: Nite, Merlyn.
Merlyn: nite
||||||||| Merlyn rushes off, saying "11:43 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
||||||||| Woody 1 says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Woody 1 exits at 11:44 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood walks in wearing his pyjamas, yawns, and mumbles "It's midnight here in New York city"...then he falls over and starts snoring loudly..
||||||||| It's 12:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Thwenny - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."

The Evening's Participants:
Dexter Fong
DJ Tween
Woody 1
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And, "The Home Team"