A Firesign Chat
10/23/2014




Archive

||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for October 23, 2014 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with DJTweeny close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 7:51 PM tree-stunting plans, and rushes off to the vestibule.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET **'
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:14 PM and Rufus_T_Firetween sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET - you can join the streams now (NO AUDIO YET - just a chance for everybody to get connected) at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u (streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net) **'
||||||||| New notice: '** currently playing - warm up music (Gene Krupa) - listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u (streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net) **'
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "8:47 PM and late as usual, it's Dexter Fong, just back from New York."
DJTweeny: Hey Dex
Dexter Fong: Let's dance cats
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "8:49 PM and late as usual, it's lily, just back from Hellmouth."
Dexter Fong: Hi lily
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'EWeston', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:50 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
lily: Evening dexter and thanks in advance mr djtween
Dexter Fong: Hey EW
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
EWeston: Lily, Dex, Tweeney Hi all, and ware the Lupin
||||||||| BumsRush tiptoes in around 8:51 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
DJTweeny: Hi lily, EW
DJTweeny: Hi BumsRush
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Dexter Fong: Hey BR
DJTweeny: seemed like appropriate warm-up music for a noir detective story
BumsRush: howdy
Dexter Fong: Set in the 30s
BumsRush: didn't see usual fb post in feed, was late
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and announces "Announcing 'Ah Clem', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:53 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
DJTweeny: Hi clem
DJTweeny: I did the usual posts, BR
Dexter Fong: Hi ah
Ah Clem: Hey Tweeny!
BumsRush: k, great
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
lily: I got my invite and am killing myself as we type lol
DJTweeny: don't do it, lily!
EWeston: Looks like no audio for me today the connection dosn't believe I'm on the internet
lily: got to its worth every puff lol
DJTweeny: Your computer network says no connection, EW?
DJTweeny: Just a got a Win 7 machine, so hopefully before long I'll know a bit more about the Windows side of things
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
lily: altitude adjusted
DJTweeny: 8 miles high?
lily: and climbing
||||||||| "Happy" Harry Cox pops in and say "I was right! Everything I knew WAS wrong! You CAN get "Profiles in Barbecue Sauce", chock full of meaty Firesign scripts!"
EWeston: It says I need to connect to the internet to proceed. Sometimes there's no arguing with machines
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Deputy Dang inside, makes a note of the time (8:58 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
DJTweeny: Hi Dang
Dexter Fong: Hi DD
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, October 23, 2014 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| Catherwood enters with ZookyFogg close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 9:00 PM tree-stunting plans, and dashes off to the Aviary.
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 9:00 PM, dragging shoes for the dead by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Firehead?"
DJTweeny: Hi Zooky
||||||||| Ralph Spoilsport drives in through the door and says "Buy a new or used T-shirt from the Firesign Theatre Cafepress store! Hurry before this sentence ends!"
DJTweeny: Hi Shoes
lily: Happy clampers
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
shoes for the dead: Howdy
Dexter Fong: Zooky and Shoes
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
EWeston: Shoes
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:01 PM and Cat sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
DJTweeny: Hey Cat
Dexter Fong: Hey Cat
shoes for the dead: just stay on the sunni side of Tikrit
ZookyFogg: Tween, Fing, EW, and all.
shoes for the dead: Cat!
EWeston: Tink I'm going to redo the whole ting tweeney
||||||||| EWeston scurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's EWeston?! It's 9:02 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
Cat: It's me.
Deputy Dang: Hi all. I'm moving like moles asses tonight.
||||||||| DK steps in at 9:02 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
lily: are u sure?
DJTweeny: Hi DK
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "9:02 PM and late as usual, it's EWeston, just back from Seattle."
ZookyFogg: Dognoughts to that Dang.
EWeston: Houston we
lily: 21
EWeston: re a no go this evening
BumsRush: mmmm delicious white noise
EWeston: See you all next time
shoes for the dead: tech prob, EW?
||||||||| 9:04 PM -- EWeston left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
||||||||| Catherwood enters with CptButton close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:05 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the sitting room.
Cat: that was quick
CptButton: Hello Seekers!
ZookyFogg: Hip Hic Hooray
shoes for the dead: hey Capt
Rufus_T_Firetween: Taylor Swift tops Canadian iTunes chart with 8-second track of white noise - http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music/taylor-swift-tops-canadian-itunes-white-noise-article-1.1983622
Cat: I think Canucks have other things on their mind today then taylor swift
DJTweeny: Hi Button
DJTweeny: one might think, Cat
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
shoes for the dead: bad strangeness, Cat
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Merlyn close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 9:07 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the anteroom.
Dexter Fong: Hey Merlyn
Merlyn: heya
shoes for the dead: hey Merlyn
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
Cat: Hi Merl
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and announces "Presenting 'Mudhead', just granted probation at 9:08 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
CptButton: Up on the Roof?
ZookyFogg: What was the date of the very first Firesign?
Dexter Fong: Hi Mudhead
Mudhead: Fiddler on the roof
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and announces "Announcing 'pinholeF200', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:08 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
Mudhead: Hi Dex
ZookyFogg: Mom's on the roof.
shoes for the dead: hey pin
lily: tops click click click
Cat: who wrote that, tween?
shoes for the dead: dads on roofies
pinholeF200: Howdy all...
DJTweeny: Hi Mudhead, pinhole
DJTweeny: It doesn't say, Cat
Cat: Hi new folks
DJTweeny: just 'benway.com'
Rufus_T_Firetween: review - http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tfoa-rv
Cat: i thought those reviews were usually signed.
Cat: maybe benway wrote it.
DJTweeny: Evenin' Merlyn
ZookyFogg: Ezekial's Pizza never gets cold.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE 3 FACES OF AL” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tfoa-ln
CptButton: Susan Underhill?
lily: betty joe
shoes for the dead: audrey Farber
Cat: yeah, benway probably wrote it.
ZookyFogg: I like to see the Index for albums.
Mudhead: Peter Lorre reappears
ZookyFogg: Something to go with the pizza
shoes for the dead: seem like he was Rocky in a movie
shoes for the dead: with a cat in his pocket
lily: fog juice with blood worms
ZookyFogg: I like it out of the can.
Cat: sounds like halloween.
CptButton: Is the Two-toned car as fast as Nancy?
lily: that tin tang
shoes for the dead: on parole?
DJTweeny: oops
||||||||| New notice: '** currently playing - “THE 3 FACES OF AL” - listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u - YOU CAN PURCHASE THIS ALBUM AT >> Part of the BOX OF DANGER collection - http://www.shoutfactory.com/node/175765) **'
CptButton: He's turning over!
lily: cat trick or trick
ZookyFogg: Out of the can pizza is the best MRE.
ZookyFogg: Theye give me advice and tell me to never say I do and I remind them I'm the one who hasn't.
Mudhead: Im having problems with my cataracts tonight, I'll be listening, hope to see you next week
||||||||| George Stevens bounds in at 9:19 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
lily: I did
DJTweeny: Hi George
George Stevens: Always mit ze knockers,
||||||||| "9:20 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Mudhead, who then scurries out through the french doors and down through the brambles.
Cat: my goodness, an actual name.
ZookyFogg: What you want for that knocker?
shoes for the dead: hey George
shoes for the dead: and Mud
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
George Stevens: Evening all
Dexter Fong: Hi Kingfish
George Stevens: I'm not George, and you're not Ed
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE 3 FACES OF AL” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tfoa-ln
ZookyFogg: I need a new knocker. What you want for it?
Cat: and I'm not Cat Stevens.
George Stevens: Hey Dex. How's Lightnin'?
lily: moonshadow
Dexter Fong: GS: Oh, he's down at de cab company
Cat: there was one earlier today.
ZookyFogg: It would be nice if I had a door for it, too, if you want to bargain.
lily: right arms
shoes for the dead: cloudy here
George Stevens: Ya don say, ya don say! Well, mebbe he knows where my wife's at...
CptButton: Probably a Pisces
pinholeF200: Working for scale
ZookyFogg: That was my wife. Hey, wait a mkinute, I'm not married. Whose wife is that?
Dexter Fong: GS: Oh, she's down at Mister Rhonas gettin her curls ironed out
Cat: i wonder if they payed The Police for that
||||||||| It's 9:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DK - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
lily: you have missed the landing strip
shoes for the dead: did they pay the Beatles?
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
DJTweeny: Cat, I suspect the Police would be honored they used it ;)
Cat: Lennon was a fan of theirs
George Stevens: She sho' is lookin' fine wit dem ironed out curls.
Cat: maybe they're friends.
Cat: they've been hanging with musicians since at least the 60s
Dexter Fong: She shois
shoes for the dead: Lennon was in LA for a few years
ZookyFogg: As for the 1/2 wit question I had posed in another log as to what you get with 2, I just sumbitted you get a parade
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and pipes up "Presenting 'Elayne', just granted probation at 9:27 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
DJTweeny: Hey E
shoes for the dead: E!
Dexter Fong: Hi Elayne
lily: it passed me by
Elayne: Evenin' all!
Cat: Hi El
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE 3 FACES OF AL” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tfoa-ln
pinholeF200: Hi there El
Elayne: Has the Skyping taken place yet? I haven't missed it, have I?
George Stevens: Evenin' Miss E
ZookyFogg: E-llo
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
DJTweeny: Sorry El, my Skype doesn't work anymore :(
Elayne: Oh Tween, tragedy!!
DJTweeny: M$ quit supporting my old Mac
Cat: You got skype back, tween?
Elayne: What happened?
George Stevens: I don't believe in flying saucers
Cat: and they dont believe in you, george
Elayne: My iPhone works fine with it...
pinholeF200: When not in flying saucers, do you believe?
DJTweeny: I'll have to find a way to get another machine into the studio to do Skype
George Stevens: Well dat makes two of us!
ZookyFogg: One came hurling at me earlier.
lily: if shes mad you'll get the cup and the saucer
Elayne: Don't know how long I'll be here tonight, I think I picked up a chill. Had a wet jacket on during the homeward bound commute.
Cat: weather is increasingly wretched here too.
ZookyFogg: And I'm the only one here where I am.
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
CptButton: A quck swim down el Dorado to your convertible?
DJTweeny: Hope you don't catch anything E
lily: wiah upon a star
pinholeF200: I feel more like I do now than I ever did before
George Stevens: E: take a nice hot shower/bath and get warm!
ZookyFogg: The weather is going incri-mental
shoes for the dead: you will never feel that way again, either
||||||||| Outside, the 9:32 PM bus from Washington pulls away, leaving EWeston coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
ZookyFogg: Hot springs
DJTweeny: wb EW
pinholeF200: Yeah, even the future isn't what it used to be
shoes for the dead: hey EW
Elayne: Evenin' EWeston!
lily: bath house
Elayne: George, I showered yesterday, and will shower tomorrow. Today is my non-showery day. It was showery enough outsie.
lily: hey you with the sneakers on outta da pool
pinholeF200: Don't forget the Dead Cat Soap
George Stevens: E: that's Chico Marx logic! I,like it!
ZookyFogg: Old timer tip: Two pair of underwear gives greater support and the fight against gravity.
EWeston: Ehh, in hand to chip combat now. Maybe you can sucessfully threaten a computer
George Stevens: No use Zooky...the earth sucks
shoes for the dead: and comedy is the opposite of gravity
ZookyFogg: So profound and true
lily: tea parties on the ceiling
ZookyFogg: Take flight of the light.
DJTweeny: if Facebook is any indication, Phil and Melinda seem to be having a wonderful time in Europe
EWeston: and a feather up my nose
Cat: indeed,tween
DJTweeny: if any of you haven't friended him on FB yet, you really should
ZookyFogg: I'm up for tea
DJTweeny: PhilP does quite a bit of posting
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** If you're on Facebook, you can Like the Firesign Fan Page here >> https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208 - and if you’re on Twitter and would like to get Firesign tweets, follow @FiresignNews
Elayne: I loved the photo of them in front of Michelangelo's David.
Cat: her old boy friend
Rufus_T_Firetween: That was wild, E
Elayne: I posted that, for some reason, my eye kept straying upward instead of focusing on them. :)
DJTweeny: wonder why? ;)
ZookyFogg: I'm down with it
lily: smooth marble
ZookyFogg: I'll play my bag of stones against anyones
ZookyFogg: You can heal the hole
George Stevens: Dog upon dog upon dog
lily: bottle caps is my game
||||||||| Mayor P'nisnose strides up to the podium and speaks: "My fellow Armenians, if you have questions about exorcism, buy the new book "EXORCISM IN YOUR DAILY LIFE", now on sale. Incidentally, so is my vote."
pinholeF200: Opium is the religion of the masses
ZookyFogg: I like pitching quarters
Cat: what do you do with thirds?
shoes for the dead: don't that make them stickey?
EWeston: I like pitting quarters
pinholeF200: Halves and have nots
EWeston: It beats pithing them all to heck
George Stevens: Flush em, cat
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** New Firesign book “MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH” now available at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?books
lily: put some pitch on it
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Peter Bergman’s “TRUE CONFESSIONS OF THE REAL WORLD” Here >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tcotrw-rv
ZookyFogg: I don't do 3rds
EWeston: At a pitch of A minus we have...
shoes for the dead: major fifths?
Dexter Fong: If you stack three thirds you get a triad...add another third and you got a major seventh
EWeston: From a major distillary
lily: tea doh
ZookyFogg: Halaleujah
shoes for the dead: pass the lord
George Stevens: Praise the hoove
ZookyFogg: Smoke rises
EWeston: All I knows is A major all the way up and down. Flats and sharps upon request.
Elayne: I only wear flats. Sharps hurt me.
shoes for the dead: apartments and needles
ZookyFogg: I play by ear and touch
EWeston: Cept its really C major, oops.
pinholeF200: Played in three flats and was thrown out of all of them
Dexter Fong: EW: ain't no flats or sharps in c Major
EWeston: A three time loser. We you ever meant to be a sailor.
Cat: They have often identified Power as their main theme over the years.
Cat: This is just a show about that.
George Stevens: Tyrone?
EWeston: Yes that's why I do them when reqested
CptButton: Barely a stone's throw from the Tomb of The Unregistered Voter?
lily: yo ho
EWeston: Dang dong
shoes for the dead: Stephaney
Cat: That's Elayne
ZookyFogg: All kinds of clean energy.
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
George Stevens: And it responded just like we do!
ZookyFogg: 3 polar bears just went through the ice
lily: moonbeam storage units
shoes for the dead: lotsa mixed drinks
Cat: That's me talking about Elayne
EWeston: The Lockheed Skunk Works announced this week that they can build a pickup truck sized fusion reactor in 10 years
Elayne: Wait, who's talking about me where?
||||||||| New notice: ' Now Playing - FREETIME WITH CATMAN - POWER SHOW'
CptButton: A power so great it can only be used for Good or Evil!
EWeston: Cat punked you
Elayne: Ah, I guess I should tune in then
Cat: actually it's The Catman. Austin wanted me to create a character, like Wolfman Jack
Elayne: Link please?
EWeston: Good hearing both your voices
||||||||| New notice: ' currently playing - FREETIME WITH CATMAN - POWER SHOW - listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u'
Elayne: Thanks Tween
Cat: it's not up on firesign radio yet, el
pinholeF200: Plowed to be an owned man
Elayne: Guess I missed the bit with my name mentioned :)
shoes for the dead: where there's smoke there's work
Cat: originally they requested I do a bit of narration, then they didnt like it so i stoppped after a few shows
lily: indentured dentures
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** NEW 24/7 FIRESIGN THEATRE RADIO STATION!! ** http://firesigntheatre.com/index.php
Rufus_T_Firetween: yw Elayne :)
pinholeF200: toothsome wench
ZookyFogg: It's simple. Why complicate it?
EWeston: Rabid decay preventative dentifricez
ZookyFogg: There's this little place on the moon I'd like to take you.
lily: pin ew very funny
EWeston: Shady, or full frontal?
ZookyFogg: It goes deeper
Cat: i never sent this to you, el?
EWeston: Its wet!
ZookyFogg: Broad Strokes
George Stevens: G'night all. Keep 'em flying!
||||||||| George Stevens leaves to catch the 9:58 PM train to Billville.
shoes for the dead: by George
EWeston: 10-4 George
pinholeF200: See ya Geo
ZookyFogg: I draw power from horse radish
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
EWeston: Facile hands
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
Cat: by george
ZookyFogg: Be well
pinholeF200: How much horse to how much radish?
DJTweeny: Next Week: The Bride Of Firesign
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
lily: wasabi light
EWeston: 1 to1 on a molhs scale
Cat: suitably halloweeny, tweeny
ZookyFogg: 13/3 to 2/3
shoes for the dead: everyone sing along
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
EWeston: and just in time!
lily: scoville scale 7,000
Deputy Dang: Have we heard Everything You Know Is Wrong lately?
EWeston: I got a lotion for that
ZookyFogg: Pepper to taste
lily: put it in the basket
shoes for the dead: ya me too
ZookyFogg: Scoville plays. Yes.
Cat: Tween generally plays the albums in chronological order, dang
EWeston: Pepper spray it if it turns bad
Dexter Fong: Nice one lily =)
ZookyFogg: I use vinegar and a pea shooter
EWeston: That's 6 and 7 Lily
Dexter Fong: Cat: Yeh???
lily: thanks
DJTweeny: Played EYKIW back on August 21st of this year
EWeston: Frozen vineger pellets?
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Dexter Fong: TWEEN =)
DJTweeny: but If you'd like to request it, I'd be happy to play it the week after Bride
shoes for the dead: vinegar hail
ZookyFogg: Must take break and go smoke and get more beer.
Elayne: Ah, there's your dulcet tones again Cat, good to hear the voice.
DJTweeny: I'm just play all the albums in release order, but that doesn't mean we can't take requests :)
lily: big the oil we'll make a salad
DJTweeny: *playing
Cat: I do like talking on the radio.
EWeston: Happens every equnoxial eclipse
shoes for the dead: take the ham test, Cat
ZookyFogg: Whoops, gotta grab a robe.
Cat: what's that, shoes?
lily: and you too can learn to skip
pinholeF200: No more Morse for ham license
EWeston: robe assault in real time. dig it.
lily: baby hams
shoes for the dead: the amateur radio licence
Cat: is that to get a job or something?
shoes for the dead: just for fun, Cat
lily: talk talk all the time
EWeston: It has an oriface behind the veterans tap dance admin
||||||||| "Happy" Harry Cox pops in and say "I was right! Everything I knew WAS wrong! You CAN get "Profiles in Barbecue Sauce", chock full of meaty Firesign scripts!"
Cat: aha
lily: headphones for hams
lily: is that your whip
EWeston: As modeled by Karl Rove
shoes for the dead: I have that Steve Allen show
DJTweeny: really good stuff, Cat fffffffffft
Cat: good for you, shoes
shoes for the dead: somewhere.............
Cat: in pre internet days, i had to try and drag the signal in from seattle.
pinholeF200: The Grid of Power, the Holy Trinitron
Dexter Fong: LOL SHOES
Dexter Fong: OOPS
Dexter Fong: shit
lily: Cat Dexter Fong DJTweeny Elayne EWeston lily pinholeF200 shoes for the dead ZookyFogg night all and thanks djtween for laughs aloud
Dexter Fong: Night lily
EWeston: I got a 50 lb Trinitron in the back closet
Cat: night, lily
pinholeF200: Till next week, lily
shoes for the dead: by Lily
DJTweeny: have a great week, lily
EWeston: Bye bye Lily
lily: bye
Deputy Dang: ni ni
shoes for the dead: good start on a necklace, EW
pinholeF200: Let's just call them.....the phenomena
Cat: whowanted to hear eykiw?
Deputy Dang: Don't look in their eyes.
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
Deputy Dang: I asked about it, but I really meant In The Next World, You're On Your Own.
EWeston: It just didn't work on the charm braclet. Kept injuring people
Dexter Fong: twas played not so very long ago
DJTweeny: let me check the least time I played that, Dang
shoes for the dead: Hi NSA Guy
Cat: just keep showing up here on thursday nights and you'll hear them all
Deputy Dang: I'm moving soon, and have most of them on cassette. Hmm... that doesn't help me, since I no longer have a cassette player.
Deputy Dang: I also have most of them on vinyl, but no record player.
DJTweeny: played that August 28th
Dexter Fong: Deputy: They still make them
DJTweeny: but again, I can play it in two weeks if you like
Dexter Fong: and them too
EWeston: Record players seem to be having a revival
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Dexter Fong: make it three and it's good
Dexter Fong: For the last four or five years EW
Deputy Dang: It's up to you, DJTweeny; I don't want to muss up the schedule.
EWeston: How much for ebil?
DJTweeny: You really have to know the dialogs from all the albums and other sources to make something like this. Kudos, Cat :)
DJTweeny: There's no schedule, Dang. Just trying to make sure all the releases get played
EWeston: I still have an operating turntable
Cat: I did put a lot of work into it. But when can listening to Firesign be called work?
shoes for the dead: i play my vinyl alot
DJTweeny: good point
Dexter Fong: when there's smoke?
EWeston: Some good stuff never got disked
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
Deputy Dang: Where there's smoke, there's a bear.
Dexter Fong: and he's whizzing into the stream
EWeston: I must be awake...no wait a minute there
Cat: bear whiz to the rescue
shoes for the dead: the record always sounds better than the digital
||||||||| Catherwood enters with SFFrog close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 10:18 PM tree-stunting plans, and rushes off to the anteroom.
DJTweeny: Didn't someone say they they're working on a Mushroom compilation?
DJTweeny: Hi Frog
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Pyramid Pachouli close behind, mumbles something about disrupting his 10:19 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the Aviary.
DJTweeny: Hi Pachouli
EWeston: What's that smell?
SFFrog: Hi, DJ
DJTweeny: I can see Austin doing a country & western show
Pyramid Pachouli: there's only one sucker sensitive to...
Cat: Pyramid, SFF
pinholeF200: You just saved us a lot of investigative work
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and announces "Announcing 'COtech', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 10:20 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
Pyramid Pachouli: HiYa Cat, DJ
Cat: welcome, new people
DJTweeny: Hi tech
Pyramid Pachouli: Hi Pin!
DJTweeny: ** Remember folks. the chat/show starts officially every Thursday at 9pm Eastern, with warm-up music on the streams starting around 8:45pm Eastern
EWeston: Disarmed I'm sure
SFFrog: Hi, Cat!
pinholeF200: Hi Pyr
ZookyFogg: Got beer. Got smoke. Was having a thought bubble and thinking ignorance is the threat when it comes to mental illness.
DJTweeny: Next Week: The Bride Of Firesign
DJTweeny: be sure to join us at 9pm ET :)
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
ZookyFogg: Cheer yee, cheer yee.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** If you're on Facebook, you can Like the Firesign Fan Page here >> https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208 - and if you’re on Twitter and would like to get Firesign tweets, follow @FiresignNews
pinholeF200: Arlo Guthrie quote: "I had hoped to be a much greater threat..."
DJTweeny: lol
DJTweeny: hadn't heard that one
DJTweeny: sounds like an Alice's Restaurant sentiment
pinholeF200: Supposedly he told that to the TSA people
shoes for the dead: shoulda hung out with Lennon
Pyramid Pachouli: another case of amerikan blind justice?
EWeston: At naval book camp they said,"Take a blanket so you don't hurt yourself going over the fence."
ZookyFogg: The gay soldiers are poised to take over the world like Archie Bunker feared.
||||||||| It's 10:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Elayne - dead from The Plague
||||||||| lily - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
ZookyFogg: Imagine that Shoes.
CptButton: night all
Cat: bybutton
EWeston: nite Cpt
Dexter Fong: Taps Cap
DJTweeny: until next time, Button
ZookyFogg: Night, sir.
shoes for the dead: by Cpt
Pyramid Pachouli: un - button!
pinholeF200: Have a photo of the intersection of Pico & Alvarado in LA
EWeston: That's sir son touthur!
DJTweeny: so that's where they got it
Dexter Fong: pion: I just google it
ZookyFogg: That's a favorite to tap out on piano.
Dexter Fong: Taps?
EWeston: Never let them drink with the axions
ZookyFogg: Isn't a free thinkers club a contradiction by reason of just forming.
Pyramid Pachouli: Good axiom!
EWeston: I don't care about your private life, or what his name is
EWeston: I'm staying...inside, or in seude
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Pyramid Pachouli: I'd stay in Swede, if I could find one...
ZookyFogg: Reality looms
Pyramid Pachouli: What do they weave of reality looms?
EWeston: Meatballs rule!
shoes for the dead: make whole cloth
ZookyFogg: And it just flew by and shook the windows.
DJTweeny: Down with the tyrant Meatballs!
Pyramid Pachouli: Don't follow the balls when they make the street...
pinholeF200: IKEA building a store in St. Louis, meatballs on the horizon
DJTweeny: good advice
ZookyFogg: True stories Pach
EWeston: Call out the Shock Pasta Corps!
Dexter Fong: Pin: and unpronouceable firniture
pinholeF200: Wonder if they also have Norwegian Wood
ZookyFogg: Another layer of egg foam.
ZookyFogg: I have American wood
EWeston: Yes, they're made of herrings
shoes for the dead: show off
pinholeF200: throw a towel over it
EWeston: But a great survival option
ZookyFogg: Mixed bag of ethnicity or a mutt am I
EWeston: We all live in Muttville
ZookyFogg: So my loyalty is to the world
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
Deputy Dang: I live in Billville, not Muttville.
shoes for the dead: what show is this from, Cat?
ZookyFogg: I'm harmless
Cat: from an interview cd fred weibel made
||||||||| Mayor P'nisnose strides up to the podium and speaks: "My fellow Armenians, if you have questions about exorcism, buy the new book "EXORCISM IN YOUR DAILY LIFE", now on sale. Incidentally, so is my vote."
EWeston: Bill Dang! I knew it.
Deputy Dang: yup
EWeston: I'm mostly harmless
ZookyFogg: I'm my own worse enemy
ZookyFogg: culprit of own dismay mostly
Pyramid Pachouli: Are you confused on Columbus Day, Zooky?
shoes for the dead: keep close to yourself, Zook
Pyramid Pachouli: I am
DJTweeny: what a bizarre scene
EWeston: Not uncomon
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| CptButton - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| SFFrog - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| COtech - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Pyramid Pachouli: btw, I've never heard this before
DJTweeny: some very cool stuff
Deputy Dang: It's new to me. There's a lot of interview and much of their individual works that I've never heard.
ZookyFogg: My secret is no secret. Just don't be a fraud.
DJTweeny: How many of these do you have canned, Cat?
ZookyFogg: No, Pach. I'm pretty damn clear.
Cat: It's called The (sort of) HIstory of Frocotr and Bergmn on the road.
pinholeF200: Are Girl Scout Cookies made from real Girl Scouts?
Merlyn: Hey EWeston, didn't you mention on the west coast for Peter's brouhaha that his recorded police interview about the massacre still exists?
ZookyFogg: I write and make stuff up like you. Sift the difference.
Deputy Dang: If they're not, pinholeF200, I want my money back!
ZookyFogg: I have no spew for you.
Pyramid Pachouli: Snift the difference?
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
Cat: i just have one cd. you'd have to ask fred as it's his production.
||||||||| New notice: 'Thanks to Radio Free Dishnuts, that’s www.dishnuts.net, for providing the streaming server for the simulcast. Be sure to join me (Kurt in Austin) for my live RADIO FREE ROADKILL show from 6-8pm EST every Sunday at www.dishnuts.net, and listen to my show archives at www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow'
EWeston: No Merlyn some other fortunate has that
Merlyn: not the recording itself, just that you had the info that it exists
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
ZookyFogg: I'm good in my skin no matter my surround.
EWeston: No its a thing I know nothing of
Cat: good to know, merl
Cat: this is a tape of the actual ocupation, from ithink 66 or 67
pinholeF200: Mike Czech on the radio, I can see him
Cat: pete's show was taken over by provo
DJTweeny: What were they occupying?
||||||||| "Happy" Harry Cox pops in and say "I was right! Everything I knew WAS wrong! You CAN get "Profiles in Barbecue Sauce", chock full of meaty Firesign scripts!"
Cat: his show
ZookyFogg: Be well, Firesign. Thank you. Ad Astra. I'll be astroplaning on the piano for awhile.
Pyramid Pachouli: Truly far out!
DJTweeny: later Zooky
EWeston: Don't forget to tinkle.
Dexter Fong: Night ZF
Pyramid Pachouli: happy b'day Tim Leary
ZookyFogg: Thanks Tween.
pinholeF200: Later Zook
shoes for the dead: by Zook
Pyramid Pachouli: adios Zooks!
ZookyFogg: All I can do is tinkle and spurt. See ya' Pin
ZookyFogg: Adios
shoes for the dead: Great show Cat!!
Cat: will do, tween.
EWeston: Great show Cat
Dexter Fong: Nice job Cat
Merlyn: more white noise!
shoes for the dead: Thanks Tween!!
Cat: it was fun
Dexter Fong: More twerking
pinholeF200: Thanks Cat, thanks Tween
Deputy Dang: Awesome listening!
Merlyn: tx again tweeny
EWeston: Happy to be listening again, to you. Bye
Merlyn: and tx cat, good montage
shoes for the dead: Park it and Lock it!
Pyramid Pachouli: c yas next week!
ZookyFogg: Keep pounding, Shoes.
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week. See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
||||||||| "10:49 PM? I'm late!" exclaims EWeston, who then dashes out through the french doors and down through the bushes.
Dexter Fong: Thanks Merlyn for this space, and thanks tween for yours
Merlyn: the space between my ears
Deputy Dang: Coincidentally, I listen to another Austin show at that same time on Sunday.
DJTweeny: my pleasure :)
Merlyn: the years in your ears
||||||||| "Hey Deputy Dang!" ... Deputy Dang turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:50 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
Pyramid Pachouli: seekers, in reverse!
DJTweeny: What show is it, Dang?
DJTweeny: oops
||||||||| pinholeF200 rushes off, saying "10:51 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
DJTweeny: small crowd tonight, but a good one
Cat: good is always good
DJTweeny: yep
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| DJTweeny leaves to catch the 10:53 PM train to Austin.
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:53 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs Rufus_T_Firetween by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Cat: make sure elayne gets a link to it so she can hear herself, tween
Cat: off we go
||||||||| At 10:53 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Merlyn!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
||||||||| Cat leaves at 10:53 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..."
||||||||| It's 10:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| BumsRush - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Nabby-Bot bounds in at 11:00 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Nabby-Bot: Important message from Nabby: I might be a little late tonight.
Nabby-Bot: Thank You.
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| shoes for the dead - dead from the common cold
||||||||| ZookyFogg - dead from measles
||||||||| Dexter Fong - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Pyramid Pachouli - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Nabby-Bot - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 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..
||||||||| "12:34 AM? 12:34 AM!!" says Catherwood, "COtech should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as COtech enters and sits in the comfy chair.
||||||||| It's 12:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| COtech - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 1 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 2 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 3 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 4 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| 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:
BumsRush
Cat
CptButton
Deputy Dang
Dexter Fong
DJTweeny
Elayne
EWeston
George Stevens
lily
Merlyn
Mudhead
Nabby-Bot
pinholeF200
Pyramid Pachouli
Rufus_T_Firetween
SFFrog
shoes for the dead
Ah Clem
ZookyFogg
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?books
http://firesigntheatre.com/index.php
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tcotrw-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tfoa-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tfoa-rv
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208
www.dishnuts.net
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music/taylor-swift-tops-canadian-itunes-white-noise-article-1.1983622
http://www.shoutfactory.com/node/175765



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