A Firesign Chat
06/11/2015




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 June 11, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| DJTweeny enters at 7:40 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Haberdashery Barn.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET - visit Firesign’s web site at www.firesigntheatre.com **'
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| 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: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing - warm up music (Songs Of The Eagles) - 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) **'
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween tiptoes in around 8:34 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
||||||||| Beet sneaks in around 8:48 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
Beet: I thought it would be interesting to be the first in tonight. Hi Tween!
Beet: Henley on the box
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
||||||||| dude enters at 8:49 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Beet: It's a hot one in West Virginia
DJTweeny: Hi dude
Beet: Hi Dude
Rufus_T_Firetween: Catherwood, please give Beet the door prize
||||||||| Catherwood hands beet the door prize.
dude: I's white
Beet: I'm homored.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hotter than Heater in Hellmouth?
Beet: that's "honored"
Beet: You got it
||||||||| Cat tiptoes in around 8:51 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last year's "unpleasant incident."
DJTweeny: or honoured, if you'e British
Beet: Hi Cat
DJTweeny: Hi Cat
Cat: Hi folks
Beet: I'm boogeying here in my swivel
DJTweeny: No Taylor Jessen tonight. He was called away at the last minute :/
Cat: Too bad.
Beet: Hey Joe
||||||||| squeeze_the_wheeze enters at 8:54 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Haberdashery Barn.
DJTweeny: Hi squeeze
Beet: Yo Squeeze
squeeze_the_wheeze: hey hey hey all....
Cat: Squeeze
DJTweeny: Beet, Nino puts you right next to the western Maryland border. Very pretty country, as I recall
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies EWeston in through the front door at 8:56 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
Cat: EW
EWeston: thrusday right? ello peoples
||||||||| Catherwood escorts lily in through the front door at 8:56 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: yes, 'tis :)
DJTweeny: Hi lily
Cat: lily
squeeze_the_wheeze: i hope everyone is good tonight
lily: Beet Cat DJTweeny dude EWeston lily Rufus_T_Firetween squeeze_the_wheeze yellow and thanks tween for it all
EWeston: Ms L
lily: beans
Beet: It is quite beautiful here. Also Monongahela right next door
lily: can't live without a heating pad went into amp loss
EWeston: They'll save your life, or was that beets
DJTweeny: nice
Beet: Hi EW, lily
DJTweeny: heating pads can be quite useful
lily: its a whole new plug in
||||||||| 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 shoes for the dead gets out at 8:58 PM.
Beet: James Dean
shoes for the dead: Howdy
lily: alt ice pack
||||||||| "8:59 PM? 8:59 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Nabby should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Nabby enters and sits on the divan.
DJTweeny: Hi shoes
lily: hey shoes
DJTweeny: Hi Nabby
Beet: Hi shies
Cat: Nabby, shoes
shoes for the dead: hey Nabby
Nabby: What's shakin' bacon?
Beet: Too fast to live too young to die
Beet: Hi Nab
Nabby: Hey Tweeny & Beet
shoes for the dead: my my
EWeston: In my day we'd construct a fireplace to heat stones to slip into our beds. All constructed daily
Nabby: Hey shoes & Cat
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, June 11, 2015 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
lily: watch out there goes flotson
Nabby: Hi lily
Nabby: Let's join the FMA
lily: lol naster
Beet: Mexican Air Force
||||||||| 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!"
Nabby: F
EWeston: There goes a mosquito!
DJTweeny: sounds good, Nabby
lily: can't type must find fingers
Nabby: thumbs up
Nabby: More sugar Beet
shoes for the dead: how does hw make his voice do that?
EWeston: More sugar beets
Nabby: Taylor Taylor
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 9:03 PM, dragging Lil by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this idiot?"
Nabby: More Procmer
Beet: Beet sugar a substitute for cane sugar
shoes for the dead: Lil!!
EWeston: Lil is in
Beet: Hi Lil
Cat: Lil
lily: wow
Nabby: Hey Lil
EWeston: Used to grow great fields of it in Missoula Mt.
Lil: Hi Bozos
Beet: We all live on Police Street
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
shoes for the dead: just down the street from my place, EW
Lil: Did you guys hear about Christopher Lee?
Beet: What happened to C L?
Cat: He has left the building.
shoes for the dead: yuppers, Lil
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing - “IN THE NEXT WORLD, YOU'RE ON YOUR OWN” - 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 >> http://laugh.com/product/firesign-theatre-in-the-next-world-youre-on-your-own-cd-audio-only/ **'
Lil: He died a few days ago
Beet: Too bad. Cool guy
EWeston: Yes Lil. Beats make good nieghbors. Better than plup mills anyway
lily: I am not diein now too scary
DJTweeny: Hi Lil
EWeston: Nobody gets out of life alive.
Lil: You said it lily
Lil: Hi DJ jazzy Tween
Beet: Is that a good thing or not?
Cat: Ornette Coleman too.
shoes for the dead: ya, Cat
dude: I am hooking
Nabby: Yep hep Cat
EWeston: I'm still waiting for other options
Lil: Dunno but I'll have a great group of comedians and actors to pal around with up there
lily: car 54
Lil: I think I'll do that too EW
Cat: Speaking of jazz, I saw a fantastic flick last night.
Beet: Now assuming for the sake of argument that you retain awareness after departing, does it make any difference?
Cat: Chico and Rita about Cuban jazz musicians in the 40s.
Lil: What was it Cat
shoes for the dead: to who. Beet?
Lil: Does what make any difference?
EWeston: I assume I'll go, oh thats what that was about then
shoes for the dead: what?
Cat: An animated flick. A love story. A history of how Cuban music became popular in the US.
Beet: If Beet is still there not to Beet,
Lil: Who's on first LOL
lily: I am not aware now
Lil: Cool Cat
EWeston: Life, liberty, insurance.
Beet: lol lily
Cat: Very moving and great tunes throughout.
Lil: To Beet or not to Beet?
shoes for the dead: le chat mort
Beet: That is the question
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “IN THE NEXT WORLD, YOU’RE ON YOUR OWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=nextworld-ln
Lil: Oh no not that
EWeston: Is the question availible, for questioning?
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Nabby: But what about Peggy?
shoes for the dead: grill the question
EWeston: Does she have the anecdote?
shoes for the dead: Who?
lily: so are the nights of our nights
||||||||| 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!"
Lil: Why does the porridge bird lay its eggs in the air?
EWeston: Hah!
Beet: You'll have to ask it. Let me know what it says.
EWeston: Ah pasion
Lil: LOL lily
Cat: the line is "lays HIS eggs." just another example of Firesigns fucking with you.
Beet: Who is Peggy?
Lil: You must have taken your witty pill today
shoes for the dead: I use the patch
EWeston: Villie Pitts, I remember him curiously
Beet: Who is Randall?
Lil: Hahaha Shoes
lily: it occurs to me
EWeston: We don't know
Nabby: You say your pwitty is ill?
shoes for the dead: Woodrow?
EWeston: Tcandy Kane
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Beet: Doris?
Nabby: Figment?
shoes for the dead: Cecil
Lil: You've got it Nabby
EWeston: Sessile for me and you
lily: no one ever does
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween rushes off, saying "9:15 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Nabby: whew
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 9:15 PM, dragging Rufus_T_Firetween by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Phil Proctor’s new video series with Jamie Alcroft - BOOMERS ON A BENCH - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
Lil: I've got to play these on vinyl again
EWeston: I thought I was Peggy. My mistake
Lil: We won't blame you this time EW
Beet: Large cast
shoes for the dead: Kim Klok
||||||||| Outside, the 9:16 PM bus from Hellmouth pulls away, leaving Ralph coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
EWeston: How was I to know that I was a Clock?
DJTweeny: Hi Ralph
shoes for the dead: hey Ralph
Cat: Recently I saw an interview with a comedian who is doing almost exactly the same thing as proctor.
Nabby: groat cluster, Ralph?
Ralph: I've just come back from ancient Greece!
Cat: Forget who it was, but one of the bench warmers is the Insult Dog
shoes for the dead: it was about time, EW
Beet: Hi Ralph
EWeston: Step away from the grape
Lil: Indeed Beet, am afraid to open the door now
DJTweeny: Catherwood, please take Ralph's grape
||||||||| Catherwood takes ralph's grape.
Cat: Ancient Greece may be making a comeback.
Ralph: LOL
||||||||| Catherwood leads llanwydd inside, makes a note of the time (9:18 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Cat: Modernity hasn't worked out too well there.
DJTweeny: Hi Llan
llanwydd: howdy folks
Cat: Llan
shoes for the dead: hey Llan
Lil: Howdy llan
Beet: hi llan
EWeston: Yow Llan
DJTweeny: It may indeed, Cat. Doesn't look good for their deal with the Euros
Nabby: Hi llan what's the plan
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “IN THE NEXT WORLD, YOU’RE ON YOUR OWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=nextworld-ln
Lil: I don't know who I am any more
Nabby: Be careful how you who
EWeston: Nother multiple identy case eh?
shoes for the dead: do you know where you are, Lil?
Beet: They'll have to rebuild the Parthenon just for shelter
llanwydd: look at it who are you
||||||||| 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."
lily: be on the lookout for stray gorgonzola
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Phil Proctor’s new video series with Jamie Alcroft - BOOMERS ON A BENCH - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
EWeston: So watch carefully
shoes for the dead: Hi NSA guy
EWeston: Maybe they'll put a new coat of paint on the old Parthenon
Nabby puts a coat on
llanwydd: yeah they should open up the parthenon again
Ralph: Hey, I'm in a real boomer house right now!
EWeston: Hey coat your to much!
lily: and then
llanwydd: what does he say there "ghost hair shirt"?
Nabby: forgot the primer
Ralph: Kachina Industries
EWeston: Ghost dance shirt
DJTweeny: methought you spoke of goats on his chest!
llanwydd: oh ghost dance
shoes for the dead: nay!!
EWeston: I've got an ignitor
llanwydd: I never knew what he was saying
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 9:23 PM, dragging residualecho by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this idiot?"
Nabby doesn't do the ghost dance
DJTweeny: Hi residual
Beet: hi residual
shoes for the dead: echo in here
residualecho: Ow.
Nabby: good EW, ready?
lily: all goated up with no place to go
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Beet: there's an echo in here
Nabby: echo in here
EWeston: Hold on the pad! Ignition! Liftoff!!!
residualecho: in here
Ralph: the Gitchigumi Money Tunnel
residualecho: We can't talk 'ere.
EWeston: I got a nice rash there
Nabby: ----
Nabby: ---?
Nabby: ---!
||||||||| It's 9:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| dude - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Ralph: wr crnt tlk hr
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “IN THE NEXT WORLD, YOU’RE ON YOUR OWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=nextworld-ln
Beet: I know just what you are saying, Nab
llanwydd: at least we ca typ
EWeston: Kno spek inglis, butt undderstand
residualecho: yr. obt. svt.
shoes for the dead: some of us, Llan
EWeston: Yr loud svt
Ralph: spreek Ingrish troop!
residualecho: My svts. are in those barrels!
llanwydd: yearly obstetrician savant?
shoes for the dead: What?
Ralph: Eat flaming death fascist media pigs
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Phil Proctor’s new video series with Jamie Alcroft - BOOMERS ON A BENCH - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
EWeston: Gedda yob
residualecho: Oh, they're dwarfs. Thought I'd crushed them.
Nabby: Eat electric death alien scum!
residualecho: How would you like a barrel full of dwarfs?
DJTweeny: Welcome To Side 2
shoes for the dead: fried
Beet: how many dwarfs can you fit in a barrel?
lily: taco showers
EWeston: Eat eclectic death fascist art reviewer
Ralph: the whole world is spinning....
Cat: depends on how you crush them
Nabby: roll out the dwarfs...dwarves?
||||||||| Outside, the 9:28 PM uptown bus from Billville pulls away, leaving Deputy Dang coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
EWeston: No no the horizon is moving, again
shoes for the dead: Dang!!
||||||||| 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!"
Deputy Dang: Hey, sorry I'm late. I tuned in on time, but was finishing up some painting.
Cat: Dang
||||||||| 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: Deptee
Beet: Hey Dang
residualecho: Tokin dwarfs Tolkien dwarves
Nabby: Hi Dep
||||||||| 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!"
Cat: depends on how many tokes you take,echo
Nabby: What r u tokin residu?
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Kayro close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:29 PM tree-stunting plans, and rushes off to the vestibule.
EWeston: D&D toa suckers!
Ralph: hey this town's not big enough for the both of us!
Beet: Hi Kayro
Cat: kayro
Ralph: Baseball's Hole of Fame
residualecho: Crushing the dwarf of ignorance
llanwydd: hi kayro
Nabby: Doormats & Doodads I love that game you play a coatrack
EWeston: We'll float a bond and expand then?
llanwydd: how's your friend spayde
residualecho: Groovy. All spaydes are groovy.
EWeston: Usually needs five strong bodies for that
Nabby: lol BJDF
lily: over the under
Cat: who remembers billy jack?
EWeston: And keep away from his teeth
shoes for the dead: coatracks are hard to keep in tune, Nabby
Nabby: I sure do Cat was there
DJTweeny: I do, Cat
llanwydd: I hardly remember billy joel
Cat: i never saw any of the flicks
Cat: lol llan
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
DJTweeny: Tom Laughlin just died a few weeks back
Nabby: simply awful
residualecho: I remember being in a projection booth showing Billy Jack.
Nabby: yeah that's what I heard Tween
residualecho: There was one scene, where a girl had her bra cut open with a knife.
Cat: somesort of martial arts thing?
residualecho: I learned about the framing knob, that it would go from pg to R rated if framed up
Nabby: brawler but there was some angle to it yeah
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:33 PM and Merlyn sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
EWeston: Marital arts
llanwydd: hi merl
Nabby: Hey Merl
shoes for the dead: hey Merlyn
Cat: Merl
DJTweeny: Hi Merlyn
EWeston: Merly
Merlyn: hey
residualecho: "projectionist gets final cut"
Nabby: Marital aid, Merl?
Beet: Yo Merl
llanwydd: roit yew ore
EWeston: His little airhose has been...slashed
Lil: Ho there Merlyn
EWeston: Act police and state your code!
Nabby: Hug a cop today
residualecho: Where Green Rookies become hardened Men in Blue
Cat: only if you're white, nab
shoes for the dead: poc a feel today
EWeston: Just watch how you walk
Nabby: They only want to be loved
Nabby: there's one in the woodpile!
EWeston: Submit.
Beet: Only by the equally well'armed
lily: raise your standards, gutter level assepted
llanwydd: mutascope
residualecho: As you know, the south won the civil war.
Nabby: give in to the state security mandatory guidelines
residualecho: Corporal Casebolt has no friends.
EWeston: And take your television's advice
Nabby: the Corporation is your Friend
shoes for the dead: USPlus
residualecho: The Chief himself has been on these for a week!
EWeston: I'm suing him for alienation of affection
DJTweeny: ** At the end of the chat log every week is something called The Rogue's Gallery. If you'd like your picture featured there, just let Merlyn know :)
Nabby: hug a television today
Beet: Did he just kill Tirebiter?
||||||||| It's 9:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Kayro - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Cat: Tirebiter is immortal
Cat: or is that immoral?
Nabby: St. Tirebiter
residualecho: Illegal immoral and fattening
EWeston: Needs pretty long arms to hug a plama screen
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 9:41 PM, dragging Bunnyboy by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Firehead?"
Nabby: well stretch em I have an ointment here....
Bunnyboy: So, Taylor was raptured? Glory be!
Merlyn: Mr. Mucklehoney from It's a Gift
Beet: hi bunny
shoes for the dead: hey Bun
Nabby: Hi Bunny
DJTweeny: Hi Bunny
Lil: Hi BB
DJTweeny: Yes Bunny, he was called away....
Nabby hands Tweeny smelly stretching ointment.
Cat: Happy birthday, bunny
EWeston: does it mix well with bellt button lint?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Phil Proctor’s new video series with Jamie Alcroft - BOOMERS ON A BENCH - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
Bunnyboy: Hey! Thanks, Cat! Yesterday, that is...
Beet: HBD Bun
EWeston: Take miz Bunny out for a good time
DJTweeny: It's important that Phil gets as many LIKES on YouTube as possible, so the series might get picked up commecially
Cat: I'd rather do it "in person" here than on Facebool.
lily: Happy day after Bunny
Cat: Yes Proc did invite our likes
Nabby: You look like a monkey Bunny and you smell like one too
Bunnyboy: Thanks, folks!
DJTweeny: It's YouTube likes that are important, Cat
EWeston: Our Nabby is well traveled
Deputy Dang: +1
||||||||| Outside, the 9:44 PM crosstown bus from East Northport pulls away, leaving Elayne coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Cat: Hi El
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
DJTweeny: Happy Birthday Bunny :)
Elayne: Evenin' all! Can't stay long
DJTweeny: Hi Elayne
Nabby: is that what it is EW?
Bunnyboy: Cat: Aw, but on Facebook, it floats back up, in the Memory feed...
Nabby: Hi Elayne
EWeston: Big E's here
Deputy Dang: Just here for a quickie?
Beet: Hi E
shoes for the dead: hey El
Bunnyboy: Heil! Hi, El!
Cat: Are you still in touch with Dexter, El?
Cat: We had a false Dex here last week.
EWeston: Hyperactive nasal imagination?
DJTweeny: Ah, didn't know that was a false Dex
DJTweeny: how dare he
Elayne: Good news - all issues of INSIDE JOKE are up at Chromium Switch, but they're not live yet, I need to write an intro and such.
Nabby: Honk!
Elayne: Cat, he's only a phone call away.
Cat: Good news, El
Bunnyboy: Yay!
Elayne: Yes, last week it was "Fogg" with two or three "g"s.
DJTweeny: cool, Elayne :)
EWeston: He was open about it
Cat: Still computerless?
Elayne: Most of you have never heard of IJ, but you probably know Tom Gedwillo and Chromium Switch. :)
lily: Wow E
DJTweeny: I was kind of busy last week, EW ;)
Elayne: Probably, Cat. Been busy working, not much time for a social life Fine by me, it's too hot here.
Cat: Phil Fountain'snew chromium switch podcasts
Ralph: every single recrational device you'll ever dreamed of
EWeston: Understandable Tweeny
Elayne: This week the company's hosting a major women's golf tourney, so that's taken up a lot of my time. Fortunately I didn't have to go to the course.
Cat: we don't do "hot" in Vancouver.
DJTweeny: Not much surfing, Cat?
Cat: El, have you seen the cartoon Bojack Horseman?
Elayne: It's amazing working for a global corporation that actually does stuff like TV commercials for its services... that's never happened before in my career.
Cat: only channel surfing, tween
EWeston: I only played golf once, on Midway Islabd
Elayne: I feel like I'm at the pinnacle. Or pinochle, or something.
Cat: Best thing I've found on netflix, but that isn't saying much.
Elayne: Cat, I watched very episode. Very clever.
Ralph: I am actually watching the Mets game -- this is fun
Cat: and speaking of animation, I saw Chico and Rita last night. Fantastic flick
Elayne: I just finished binging on Grace & Frankie starting Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. Brilliant stuff.
EWeston: One of my nephews liked to surf off the Olympic Penensula
Cat: My Jays have won 8 in a row.
Elayne: Ralph, I saw about 3 minutes of that. When I saw that Tim Lincecom had cut his hair and grown a mustache, I grew so disillusioned I turned to the Women's World Cup.
Elayne: Which Cat's home country is hosting!
shoes for the dead: people surf in the Clark Fork here, EW
Elayne: Cat, do you know if the Canada-New Zealand game is still on break?
Nabby: Lots of material on that one
Ralph: LOL
EWeston: The river?
Cat: I watched the Japan-Switzerland game on TV and I never watch soccer.
Ralph: awesome never heard that one b4
Beet: Hi, Peter
shoes for the dead: yuppers, they made a wave
squeeze_the_wheeze: woo-hoo
Elayne: Must get back to it, but lightning struck in wherever they're playing (Cat, is it in Vancouver?) so they left the pitch.
Cat: Can-NZ is on here now.
lily: and cat?
Elayne: Cat, I've DVR'ed them all.
Elayne: Are they playing now, Cat?
DJTweeny: Never noticed the fishing reel at the end of last world. Used later at the end of Boom Dot Bust, of course
Elayne: If so I must get back to it!
Cat: yes, still 0-0
Elayne: I've become such a sports-head lately. Thanks Cat, off to the footie!
EWeston: Sopose they could try the Kootnie River Falls
Elayne: Next week, all!
DJTweeny: Be well, Elayne
Cat: by el
||||||||| 9:52 PM -- Elayne left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
shoes for the dead: see ya E
EWeston: By Elayne
Nabby: Take care E
lily: bye e
Beet: bye E
Beet: brilliant
Ralph: Solomon Rushdie?
lily: hi and eya
||||||||| It's 9:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing - from the DOMM Dear Friends Broadcasts “IS THIS THE MACHINE WHICH REGISTERS NO 'N' YES?”- 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 DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS AT >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ **'
EWeston: Gotta watch those passionate demons
DJTweeny: oops, got the title wrong
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing - from the DOMM Dear Friends Broadcasts “IS THIS THE MACHINE WHICH REGISTERS NO 'N' YES?”- 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 DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS AT >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ **'
shoes for the dead: raining ray-guns
EWeston: Tree pumps for everyone Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood walks right past EWeston
Beet: Don't hear the sound of rain much out there these days
EWeston: Maybe they'll discover the Great Lakes and pump them west
shoes for the dead: nuts, I need one of those
lily: call tz they got some more on the way
lily: tx
Beet: Turn them into Not So Great Lakes
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Cat: this is one of the most beautiful firesign shows i've ever heard
EWeston: Texas maybe closer
||||||||| Outside, the 10:01 PM uptown bus from Hellmouth pulls away, leaving llanwydd coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Nabby: on Julia lol
EWeston: E's baack
DJTweeny: wb Llan
Nabby: went to college, huh?
Bunnyboy: I gots some bricks ta hit. Ta!
||||||||| "10:03 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Bunnyboy, who then runs out through the french doors and down through the bushes.
lily: I 'm alive
llanwydd: nite bunny
Beet: Hello again llan
DJTweeny: alive is good
||||||||| 10:03 PM: Dean jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past half hour!"
||||||||| Outside, the 10:03 PM bus from California pulls away, leaving Hal O'Dali coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Cat: by bun
EWeston: Watch out for loose bricks Bun
DJTweeny: Hi Hal
Beet: Nite Bunny
Cat: Hi Phil
shoes for the dead: Dean and Hal!
Hal O'Dali: Hal-O
Nabby: Close the pod bay door Hal
||||||||| 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: Dean
Nabby: Jello Dean
Beet: Hi Dean and Hal
lily: rootin tootin
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
DJTweeny: Hi Dean
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS - Every Firesign Theatre radio broadcast from the "Dear Friends" era (1970-1972) >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
llanwydd: I've discovered Spike Milligan on youtube recently
EWeston: Jello shootin
Cat: A mashup of 2001 and On the Road
llanwydd: I've been hearing that name for years and finally checked him out. absolutely surreal
EWeston: He's not seen to much llan
Nabby: I dare you Cat
Cat: Dean and Hal
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing - from the DOMM Dear Friends Broadcasts “IS THIS THE MACHINE THAT REGISTERS NO 'N' YES?”- 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 DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS AT >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ **'
lily: yeah
llanwydd: I know. that's why I had to see for myself
Cat: Neal Cassady and a talking computer try to pick up women in space
EWeston: Spike finally calmed down, relativly, in the seventies
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Nabby: very commercial - I see a series
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
llanwydd: he has to be the only comic I ever suspected was a lunatic in real life
llanwydd: or at least some kind of genius
Nabby: I see a mystery eidolon
llanwydd: he's more absurd than monty python
EWeston: He and Peter Sellers would try and weird each other out.
lily: dead pan pan
DJTweeny: That must have been fun EW
Nabby: lol EW
DJTweeny: Like Winters and Williams
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
EWeston: I've got eight pieces of Goon Show Vynil Tweeny
DJTweeny: niiiiice :)
||||||||| 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."
Nabby: p'an p'ants
squeeze_the_wheeze: woo-hoo
Nabby: you need to glue them together EW
Cat: Spike and Peter Bergman had no trouble making each other laugh
llanwydd: funny thing is except for milligan all the funniest english comedians were funny looking
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Phil Proctor’s new video series with Jamie Alcroft - BOOMERS ON A BENCH - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
llanwydd: like ken dodd and tommy cooper
Nabby: so they make a kind of sense
||||||||| 10:09 PM -- Deputy Dang left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
DJTweeny: Hi Deputy
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| residualecho - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Beet: Freedom is very confusing
EWeston: Spike would call Peter and say he was sending a cusin over. Dress up and go to his flat. Peter would open the door naked
DJTweeny: oops. he's leaving
DJTweeny: lolol EW
Lil: LOL EW
Lil: Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose
lily: nned to know
Nabby: Free is when you don't have to pay for nothing or do nothing
Cat: Comp City
EWeston: Neddom's just another word for...huh?
llanwydd: I some sort of tribute to milligan on youtube. some "this-is-your-life" or something similar and some actor was praising milligan as seriously as he could. milligan smiled at him and said "You grovelling bastard." The whole audience was in stitches.
Nabby: I want to be free
Nabby: Free as the wind
Lil: Free costs plus one
DJTweeny: and we heard this at the beginning of the show...
DJTweeny: didn't know it was part of this show
EWeston: That's Spike. LOL
shoes for the dead: Free was a Brit band
Nabby: No it was Zappa
Nabby: Free Willie!
lily: free toes
EWeston: The Mariachi bands always give them away
shoes for the dead: free dumb
lily: free the tater tots
Nabby: what price, fleadom?
EWeston: Moor Freedumb, for more morans
lily: sugar
shoes for the dead: What?
EWeston: Those fleas can't hold their liquior
Nabby: can I get some hishhash please
EWeston: Got some herhash
Ralph: Paranoid Pictures
lily: cats man dude
llanwydd: well I'm getting tired. probably see you next week. goodnight folks.
EWeston: By Llan
shoes for the dead: see ya Llan
llanwydd:
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:18 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs llanwydd by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Nabby: never been but I've been to moonworm valley
Beet: Nite Llan see you in a few minutes
EWeston: Wear ear protection when you ween
lily: llanwydd must not of paid the bill
Nabby: ever see Ben Him?
EWeston: t there
Nabby: bye llan
EWeston: Oh oh, Iv'e gone stereo
||||||||| 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!"
lily: mamo e mono
Nabby: The Tin Commandments was good too
EWeston: rust proof
Nabby: there ya go
shoes for the dead: Marfil!
Beet: 100 dollar bill rolling papers. Never saw them.
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
lily: water it twice a week
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
EWeston: And writtin 2000 years before writting existed
Nabby: sit around and medicate
Nabby: I mean meditate
EWeston: Check
EWeston: Uncezh
shoes for the dead: Pole
Nabby: rubber Czech?
Nabby: inflatable??
lily: stop squeezing that chinchilla
EWeston: They need vulcanization usually
Nabby: no chichilas were harmed (much)
shoes for the dead: ornate coalman
lily: baby buggy bumper
Nabby: I see important step EW
Cat: OK, I have to go to the airport. see y'all next week.
EWeston: Tom Slick refference
lily: bye cat
DJTweeny: Safe travels, Cat
EWeston: Happy Trails Cat
shoes for the dead: Take care, Cat
Beet: Nite Cat.
||||||||| It's 10:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Dean - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Hal O'Dali - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Nabby: I've forgotten my Tom Slick lore but I'll go to the mats with you on Clutch Cargo
Nabby: Bye Cat stay groovy
lily: I beeped once then the boops tools over
lily: boop tools lol
EWeston: Never forget the thunderbolt Grease Slapper, or Clutches strangly moving lips
Nabby: I was strangely moved watching that show
EWeston: Roger Ramjet, table for two
shoes for the dead: pass the lord
EWeston: Pass the proton pill
Nabby: Cecil...either way
lily: watch out for that tree
Beet: Bringing the War Back Home
Nabby: who played the sand blocks?
EWeston: I'm comin Beany Boy!
Nabby: cue the timpani
Beet: Scary
Nabby: I love TSDW
shoes for the dead: the Vault of Mindless Felowship
Ralph: How about con etiquette
Nabby: https://archive.org/details/OTRR_Strange_Dr_Weird_Singles
EWeston: Under the Veteran's Tap Dance Administration
lily: with Major Grabbasss in the wings
Nabby: end of song.....
Nabby: lol
EWeston: And General Disorder onstage
lily: lol
Nabby: tick tock honk
lily: General Parkin
shoes for the dead: Major Disaster in the wings
lily: Admiral Fuddyduddity
Nabby: shhhhh
EWeston: Damn cheap parts anyway
Nabby: this is a culturally unimportant piece
lily: salute it
EWeston: And just in, the Captain of the Head
Ralph: Help, it's the police!!
shoes for the dead: piece of what?
Nabby: we sang pass the lord at camp
lily: Petty Officer Chowline
Ralph: The Federal Bureau of Marijuana
Nabby: Because stoned
EWeston: Get me twenty feet of chowline, and find the switch for the brightworks
lily: lol ew
Nabby: EW!
EWeston: Navy bootcamp yez I was there once
Ralph: yes Nabby
Nabby: can I get a witness?
lily: me two three four
shoes for the dead: witless?
Beet: Did my boot in Orlando
EWeston: Jaun tu tree farfignugin
Ralph: roll over Beethoven
lily: what stops me from gonin right over the edge
EWeston: San Diego 71
lily: me too beet so sad
Beet: Me also 71
lily: nice ew
EWeston: The bumper are there for someone's protection
Nabby: I ran and hid
lily: 73
EWeston: Admeral Z's navy
Beet: lol nab
lily: I went in yer place Nabby
DJTweeny: enough echo for ya?
Beet: Did you grow the mandatory beard? I did.
Nabby: echo for ya
lily: ear throbber
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Nabby: beautiful!
EWeston: The only draft doggers I have any heat for are today's chickenhawks
Nabby: must head out folks
lily: lol beet
EWeston: I was wierd with the beard
Nabby: great to see you all!
DJTweeny: nite Nabby
lily: yeah
shoes for the dead: se ya Nab
EWeston: Bye nabbster
Beet: Nite Nab.
lily: nit e tea nabby
Nabby: Whoops away!
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Cat - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Lil - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
lily: love this
Beet: Evertbody now
Ralph: Very realistic
lily: for me and
EWeston: AND PUSSYCATS TO EAT THEM
shoes for the dead: Smegma
lily: pussy cats
lily: gesse from the neighbors back yard
EWeston: The took the hamsters for the indians?
Beet: This is great literature actually
shoes for the dead: New Hampshire
lily: thweep
EWeston: They had hamsters in New Hampshire
shoes for the dead: tastes like pork
Ralph: put on this wide-belted workshirt
EWeston: That goes without sayin
||||||||| 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 and ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow'
shoes for the dead: i'm typing
EWeston: That was always close mouthed
lily: shick
lily: l
lily: grubber
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
EWeston: Gibber
lily: you don't know your left from your right
EWeston: Its the third one that confuses me
Ralph: I's white!
lily: eyes white
Beet: This was particularly enjoyable this evening. Thanks everyone. Thanks Tween. G'Nite.
shoes for the dead: Thanks Tween!!!
EWeston: Been a good time thanx all and our host
squeeze_the_wheeze: it's been awesome...thx
Merlyn: tanks again, tween
||||||||| Merlyn leaves at 10:47 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..."
||||||||| EWeston leaves at 10:47 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..."
shoes for the dead: Park it and Lock it!
||||||||| 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!"
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
lily: Beet EWeston lily Nabby Ralph shoes for the dead DJTweeny bye all yous and Tween as always a charmer ty
DJTweeny: my pleasure :)
lily: choose a time zone and zone
Ralph: Sieg Freud
Ralph: cya lily
||||||||| 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."
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| At 10:50 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Rufus_T_Firetween!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
||||||||| DJTweeny leaves to catch the 10:50 PM train to Texas.
Ralph: Thanks DJ
Ralph: thanks Curt
||||||||| It's 10:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Nabby - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Beet - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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.
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| squeeze_the_wheeze - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| lily - dead from the common cold
||||||||| shoes for the dead - dead from measles
||||||||| Ralph - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 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 In the Next World disembarks at 12:19 AM.
||||||||| It's 12:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| In the Next World - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 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 RedPillTweeny disembarks at 2:25 AM.
||||||||| It's 2:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| RedPillTweeny - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| 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:
Beet
Bunnyboy
Cat
Deputy Dang
DJTweeny
dude
Elayne
EWeston
Hal O'Dali
Lil
lily
llanwydd
Merlyn
Nabby
Ralph
residualecho
Rufus_T_Firetween
shoes for the dead
squeeze_the_wheeze
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=nextworld-ln
http://laugh.com/product/firesign-theatre-in-the-next-world-youre-on-your-own-cd-audio-only/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
https://archive.org/details/OTRR_Strange_Dr_Weird_Singles
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow



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