A Firesign Chat
07/16/2015




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 July 16, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| RedPillTweeny waltzes in at 11:32 AM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
||||||||| It's 11:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| RedPillTweeny - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'DJTweeny', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 7:00 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening *** With Special Guest CAT SIMRIL ISHIKAWA ***. Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET - visit Firesign’s web site at www.firesigntheatre.com **'
||||||||| DJTweeny leaves to catch the 7:00 PM train to Billville.
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies DJTweeny into the room, accepts a wooden nickel as a gratuity, mutters something about 7:01 PM, then departs.
||||||||| Outside, the 7:09 PM bus from Texas pulls away, leaving Rufus_T_Firetween coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Shanghai'ed James in through the front door at 7:44 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| Shanghai'ed James leaves to catch the 7:44 PM train to Shanghai.
||||||||| "7:44 PM? 7:44 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Shanghai'ed James should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Shanghai'ed James enters and sits in the comfy chair.
Shanghai'ed James: hi guys
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
||||||||| 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 8:00 PM and Timeghost bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi James, Timeghost
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Timeghost: Hi. What's the link to hear the show?
Shanghai'ed James: hi'
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening *** With Special Guest CAT SIMRIL ISHIKAWA ***. 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) **'
DJTweeny: You can get connected now
DJTweeny: Warm-up music starting in a few minutes
Shanghai'ed James: anybody know how to access the info.cdp file on the re-issued eat or be eaten cd?
Rufus_T_Firetween: Might be something to ask Merlyn when he gets here
Shanghai'ed James: I know there's also a "Pictures" folder but no pics
||||||||| 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!"
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing - warm up music (Steely Dan) - 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: Sorry, I don't have that version so I don't know :/
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Ralph inside, makes a note of the time (8:44 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
DJTweeny: Hi Ralph
Ralph: Hello, friends..........
Ralph: anybody know where i can find a steely dan
Ralph: i mean, one that isn't being used
||||||||| Catherwood ushers EWeston in through the front door at 8:48 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
DJTweeny: a used steely dan might not be something you'd want lol
EWeston: Happy summer eve Tweeny Rufus, and I might know Ralpg
EWeston: May be sufferring from Globner's Desease
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and announces "Announcing 'Cat', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:51 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
DJTweeny: Hey Cat
EWeston: Hi Cat
Cat: Great song
EWeston: Nobody gonna go Ho Cat?
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 8:56 PM, dragging BunnyC by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yahoo?"
EWeston: Going to Montana soon. The dental floss tycoon season is opening
Cat: I made a video of this song with some Vegas footage.
EWeston: Bunnae
DJTweeny: Hey Bunny
DJTweeny: Would like to see that, Cat
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "8:57 PM and late as usual, it's lily, just back from Billville."
EWeston: I can see that working
lily: hi everybodies and what a summer it is and thanks tweenie for all
DJTweeny: Hi lily
Cat: http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/search?q=Kid+Charlemagne
DJTweeny: Steely Dan as you requested :)
DJTweeny: cool, Cat
EWeston: Everyone here seems stunned
Ralph: hello lily.
lily: hi ralph
Cat: better than stained
lily: it is really great stuff cat
Cat: lily
lily: cat
Ralph: haven't heard Kid Charlemagne in a coon's age
DJTweeny: It's that darned Electrician, EW!
Cat: some of the most ebullient guitar ever
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, July 16, 2015 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
lily: ring tail varment
EWeston: The chromium switch struck again?
Ralph: the Navel Observatory
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "9:00 PM and late as usual, it's Beet, just back from Elmertown."
||||||||| Catherwood leads CeeJayHey into the room, accepts three dimes as a gratuity, grumbles something about 9:00 PM, then departs.
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
Beet: Evening everybody.
DJTweeny: Hi CJH
EWeston: Hey Beet, late hey for Liliy
Beet: Yo DJ
Beet: Hi EW
lily: hi di ho ew
Cat: surrealist plumber?
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and announces "Presenting 'shoes for the dead', just granted probation at 9:01 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
EWeston: AAAHHHhhh a million Freshmen!!!
DJTweeny: Hi shoes
shoes for the dead: howdy
Beet: hi Cat, lily et al
||||||||| 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!"
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 9:01 PM, dragging Nabby by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this idiot?"
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing – LIVE INTERVIEW WITH CAT SIMRIL ISHIKAWA - 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'
EWeston: The shoe's sole knows, don'tcha
shoes for the dead: hey Nab
Cat: Beet, shoes, nabby, et al
Beet: Hi Nab
Ralph: howdy, friends....
Beet: Hi shoes
EWeston: Farling labby
Beet: Never heard this one before
lily: lace um up
Nabby: 10-4 EW, Beet, Ralph, Cat, shoes, lily, Tweeny & all
lily: yeah
shoes for the dead: from npr?
EWeston: I'm using the puce thread today for my lace
Ralph: never heard of it
lily: nabby
shoes for the dead: he's speaking Canadian!
EWeston: there he is
||||||||| 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!"
Ralph: Nabby............
DJTweeny: Hi Nabby
Nabby: Cheers
Nabby: Go Cat go
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “RED SHIFT” at >> http://seemreal.com/redshift/index.htm
lily: catherwood champagne for cat please
||||||||| Catherwood strides up to lily and mumbles "Did you want something?"
Ralph: I just realized that the capital of Texas is named after Phil Austin
shoes for the dead: Red shift is Good!
lily: champagne for cat catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood rushes over to lily and inquires "Something I can help with?"
lily: ugh
shoes for the dead: so was Phil adelphia
EWeston: They moved the capital of ND from Germany
Ralph: including the coveted Mark Time award
Ralph: there has to be more that one interesting thing about Peter Bergman
Ralph: than
Ralph: wow
lily: really fun cat
EWeston: Put that on your resume Liliy?
Ralph: you mean Betty Jo Biolosky
Nabby: that's really weird Cat
lily: what a great tribute
EWeston: I am intensely jealus
Nabby: indeed
CeeJayHey: and there it was
lily: I don't need no stinkin resume ew
shoes for the dead: if ya don't stop ya don't need to resume
EWeston: Few people do, its strange
Beet: Just thinking that they are reduced by half makes me sad.
Nabby: Interesting Cat it would be great to share
lily: thanks cat
Beet: This should be fun
Nabby: Cat man
Ralph: (y)
||||||||| 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: indeed, beet
Beet: Yes, thanks, Cat
shoes for the dead: Thanks Cat
Ralph: great interview Kurt!
DJTweeny: Thanks Cat :)
Cat: maybe the dalai lama moved to pluto
||||||||| 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: ** Would you like to talk on the air about your experiences with the Firesign Theatre? Have you met them or attended their concerts? We want to hear from you :) Just let me know in chat and you can Skype in to the radio station and tell everyone about it!
Cat: there's austin!
shoes for the dead: or Charon
||||||||| New notice: ' ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing - Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “RED SHIFT” - 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 - CHECK OUT CAT’S PLAYS AT >> http://seemreal.com/'
Cat: he asked me what the largest roll in the play was. maybe it isnt the dalai lama but that's him
Nabby: brigitte bardo
Ralph: we'll make great pets
Cat: that's doc technical
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “RED SHIFT” at >> http://seemreal.com/redshift/index.htm
DJTweeny: lol Ralph
EWeston: seamless sound effects
BunnyC: Great to hear your story, Cat.
Nabby: who did the fx Cat
lily: gina lola
DJTweeny: Merlyn and Doc did a great job on the engineering
Cat: that would be doc technical. he lives up to his name.
DJTweeny: Doc did the music
Ralph: youtube it K
Cat: he's one of the main firesign tech guys
Nabby: great stuff A1
Beet: This does sound really good.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** RED SHIFT CREDITS - http://seemreal.com/redshift/RSCD_Inside_s.jpg
Cat: its very well produced
Nabby: thanks Ruf
Cat: there's elayne and robin
Cat: i needed someone with a british accent and robin is actually british
Ralph: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H833o5lnB2E
Nabby: Firetribe
Cat: thre david and orson ossman
Cat: when i called up ossman and asked him if he'd dothis roll alongwith orson and he agreed i was so happy!
Nabby: that's great Cat
Cat: orson is making movies of his own now.
Cat: paperclip was the programe that brought nazi scientists to america
Cat: bergman has a joke about it somewhere
Ralph: ah yes, veteran's day.......
EWeston: Updating our paperclip technology?
Cat: was it last week someone mentioned penn gillet's eulogy for phil austin?
BunnyC: "A pox on bio centrism!"
Ralph: haha or secret immigration technology
Cat: i listened to it this week. penn recylced the same story about proctor he told when bergman died.
Nabby: really bad puns there Cat love it
Cat: notice, the story is about Proctor, not bergman or austin
Beet: I tried to find the eulogy and couldn't
Nabby: Rather than continuing to seek the truth, simply let go of your views. (Gautama Buddha)
Ralph: no time for poetry now!
||||||||| 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!"
Cat: so i sent him a message a few days asking what story he'd tell when proctor dies.
Ralph: Un-delay! Un-delay!
EWeston: More fractile poxes!
Nabby: More sugar!
||||||||| At 9:22 PM, Shanghai'ed James vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
BunnyC: Oh, missed the Paperclip reference. Thanks. All I got was the pickle parallel.
Cat: he answered, "proctor can't die. i have only the one story."
Cat: you'd thikn he could magically make a new one.
Ralph: sand-resonant telepathy?
EWeston: That's a good atittude
Ralph: Hello Dalai
||||||||| "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: Duck!
Nabby: Ohm
Ralph: ah yes, and then there's Tibet
Nabby: Watt
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:23 PM and Lil sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
shoes for the dead: ohm
Ralph: the only part of China that isn't part of China
||||||||| "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!"
shoes for the dead: hey Lil
Cat: goodbye tibet and hello china, a line from Radio Now
Nabby: Coondun?
DJTweeny: Hi Lil
EWeston: Drop your amp Snakeskin!
Lil: Hi Bozos
Nabby: Hey Lil
lily: http://pennsundayschool.com/episodes/ 173 at the last part
Cat: maybe that's where i got the idea of tibet from
Ralph:
Cat: thanks, lily
Nabby: thanks lily
Beet: Hi Lil
EWeston: sozoB???
Cat: this is bunnyboy, one of our chat regulars
lily: sure
EWeston: Sounds really regular
Nabby: where's Bunny
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “RED SHIFT” at >> http://seemreal.com/redshift/index.htm
Ralph: <>
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** RED SHIFT CREDITS at >> http://seemreal.com/redshift/RSCD_Inside_s.jpg
Lil: Does anyone know Principal Poop?
shoes for the dead: carrot stone
DJTweeny: I haven't heard from him in ages Lil
lily: pair of dice
Nabby: hoot mon!
EWeston: Not outside the chat
Ralph: the Red Planet
DJTweeny: and PP's email address I have doesn't work
Lil: Me neither
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: Hmmm. Miss him
DJTweeny: me too :/
shoes for the dead: Boomers is great!
EWeston: He's fun
Ralph: tumbling paradise
EWeston: Plutonium tumbling die
Ralph: he stood right up!
EWeston: Every time you goosed him
lily: wondering weeds
shoes for the dead: Die, Cube. Die
Nabby: Tibet or not Tibet?
Ralph: thatch is the question
EWeston: Death to spell checker!
||||||||| 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!"
lily: weather is nobeler
Nabby: natch the thatch!
Cat: another word about penn and teller. on the proctor and bergman interview album A Short History of Proctor and Bergman on the road, Bergman is riffing about how successful their touring show was. he remarked,"if he had continued on that level, we would be penn and teller now."
EWeston: Knees are knobbier
Nabby: arch is oboler
shoes for the dead: "oboler"?
Cat: penn has gone from being a homeless juggler following proc/berg around to their definition/aspiration of success.
EWeston: My keystone finally dropped
Ralph: stop smoking that stuff you petulant flaunt
Nabby: Yes Obeler http://www.digital-eel.com/rtsf/files/archO.mp3
shoes for the dead: yodleing with an oboe
||||||||| 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!"
Beet: Are Pen and Teller the same huge draw they used to be?
EWeston: I'm saved! All my flaunts will now be foresquare
Nabby: Oboler
lily: tv show
Cat: the chairman mao character is another former chatter, though he was here for the austin wake. forget his name, but a professional actor in texas
EWeston: Tall skinny dark guy?
Ralph: they were visited by no less than Debby Harry last week....
lily: ho ho ho its magic
Cat: they have a show now on broadway, beet. must be drawing em in
Nabby: arch = lights out host & honcho
Ralph: Debbie
shoes for the dead: but of course!
Beet: cool
lily: roll it over its not so dead on that side
Cat: penn says on his sunday school podcast that they lose money on broadway compared to what they make in vegas, which i assume is a fortune
Cat: i'm not very happy with my acting on this.
Nabby: yeah that makes sense and they would know
Ralph: this is the In-Car Nation
Cat: that's merl
Cat: carnation instant breakfastr was one of their first ads.
Ralph: not bad for the '90s
EWeston: Good artist's are usually their own worst critics
Nabby: One Fish Two Fish Red Shift Blue Shift?
Cat: thc: take home carnation. its amazing they could get away with that on the radio then
lily: see even better with you give the info bubble cat ty
DJTweeny: hehehe, Cat
DJTweeny: good one
Nabby: I thrived on Carnation Instant Breakfast for about two years
DJTweeny: I doubt the advertizers had a clue ;)
||||||||| 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!"
Ralph: mmmm, i love thc
shoes for the dead: still use the stuff
Cat: i prefer my thc in another form
Ralph: i make my own, out of roasted cannabis leaves
lily: mourning carnations
EWeston: My stash is reduced every Thrusday evening
Ralph: your slurring yor language lily
Nabby: it will turn you schizo though
lily: right left ralph
Ralph: yay EW
EWeston: Who said that!
Ralph: (thud)
shoes for the dead: it's thay trick keyboard, Lily
Nabby: well that's what I heard on facebook
EWeston: He was so young, so...
Cat: lol
Ralph: "what a sap she had..."
lily: glass jaw tabacccooo
lily: who said I spell spell
Cat: what you should be hearing here is the evaluation of martian comporsition slowly change into a list of buddhist precepts
EWeston: Look for a sprained lip
shoes for the dead: hey NSA guy
DJTweeny: cool
Cat: there's austin again
Nabby: hug a cop today!
Cat: sounds like russel brand's plan
shoes for the dead: cop a hug today
EWeston: Will a State Trooper do?
Beet: I'm enjoying this. Great job Cat.
lily: copper kopper krupkie
Ralph: I wonder if Allen Ginsberg ever heard this
Nabby: It depends EW
shoes for the dead: they usually do what they want, EW
EWeston: I'm traveling tomorrow, so the opportunity may arrise
Cat: no it wasdwritten after hisdeath
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:42 PM and pinholeF200 steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
shoes for the dead: arousal of a trooper is illegal here
BunnyC: Nice to hear Grover make a guest appearance.
Ralph: Kill Death
Beet: Hey, pin.
EWeston: Bet Pinhole is confused?
Cat: i was going to give allan a copy of Neal Amid when he came to vancouver but he died before the trip
Ralph: haha shoes
shoes for the dead: hey Pin
Cat: firesign performed at his memorial event in LA
Ralph: wow Cat
EWeston: I'se glad you tole shoes
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Nabby: hi pin
pinholeF200: No more than usual EW, hey beet & shoes
||||||||| Nabby rushes off, saying "9:44 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
shoes for the dead: neat, Cat
Cat: i'm really happy that Neal Amis has been heard and approved by Neal's son and wife Caroline
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'AirshipAl', just granted probation at 9:44 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Cat: She was very happy with Phil Austin's portrayal of her husband.
shoes for the dead: hey Al
Cat: hi al
Beet: Evening, Al.
DJTweeny: Hi Al
pinholeF200: Howdy Al
EWeston: Hey my voice is all squeeky now?!
Ralph: cool Cat
AirshipAl: Evenin' all! Cold's got me down. Just woke up. Grrrrrr..
Cat: i think this is astonishing acting, dave and phil
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 9:45 PM, dragging Nabby by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yo-yo?"
Nabby: Wha? Wha' happened?
AirshipAl: What did I miss?
Cat: my play is still on, nabby. it's really long
EWeston: An imposter! March that nabby away!
Nabby: Never stopped listenin' Cat
lily: corn row his hair
Ralph: this Buddha's for you
Nabby: No I'm the real Nabby and I can prove it
Nabby: See?
Nabby proves it.
BunnyC: ... song ...
Cat: this might have been written by bunnyboy
lily: ooh
shoes for the dead: veeryone Om along!
EWeston: Yup totally different
Nabby: great stuff Cat
Cat: i used a lot of musicians on these plays, forget who wrote what
Ralph: great tune
Ralph: I am tired of certainty
Nabby: follow the bouncing bong
shoes for the dead: nothing but grace?
EWeston: Top off my budda with some sprinkles
||||||||| llanwydd enters at 9:49 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
llanwydd: good evening folks
DJTweeny: Hey Llan
Cat: hi llan
Nabby: llan
EWeston: Ilan
lily: two bits
shoes for the dead: Llan!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “RED SHIFT” at >> http://seemreal.com/redshift/index.htm
Ralph: haha
EWeston: Blast!!!
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** RED SHIFT CREDITS at >> http://seemreal.com/redshift/RSCD_Inside_s.jpg
llanwydd: how's everybody?
Nabby: We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world. (Gautama Buddha)
BunnyC: Tibet Your Life is getting laughs from me.
AirshipAl: Gonna take my leave. I need to grab a bite to eat. Anyone have any groat clusters?
Ralph: it's time to play, Tibet your life!
DJTweeny: Doing well, Llan, how about you?
Cat: eat well, al
Nabby offers Al some fresh clusters.
EWeston: Wanna depfrost some Chili?
llanwydd: not too bad here
shoes for the dead: here ya go, Al
lily: bye al
llanwydd: nite al
Nabby: later Al
AirshipAl: Nice. Heavy on the 30 weight. I'll try to get back soooooooooon
||||||||| 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!"
llanwydd: his name looks like the name of a steak sauce
pinholeF200: nite Al
Cat: ralph spoilsport in my play!
EWeston: Ralph arrises again
llanwydd: but it probably isn't
Ralph: my moment of glory
shoes for the dead: Hp?
lily: in harmonic hell
EWeston: Just repeat it at a universal harmonic...and Bob's your uncle
Nabby: damn machine dreams keep impinging
llanwydd: no, A1
Beet: See ye Al.
Nabby: whatever that means
Ralph: there's a familiar voiee
shoes for the dead: sounds good, tho Nab
llanwydd: we are golden
llanwydd: ...
lily: the warmth of the winter Budha
llanwydd: three stooges! LOL
EWeston: I've gone puce
lily: here no seek no seep no
Lil: Oh T^weeny
EWeston: Know I no that 1
CeeJayHey: the stars just burn
Cat: that's the best acting i've ever heard, ossman and proctor
Nabby: pretty cool Cat
shoes for the dead: Thanks Cat!
Ralph: (y)
Lil: Will Phil be joining us ahead or after his birthday?
Nabby applauds
EWeston: Fun. LIke to hear it again
lily: great recording thanks cat and tween
Beet: That was cool
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Timeghost: That was interesting, and fun!
Nabby: let's get a link up Cat
Cat: its online,ew. you canlisten at your leisure.
Ralph: best intermission routine
DJTweeny: indeed, Timeghost
EWeston: Hokay
Lil: Holy crap who's yelling
Lil: I can shout, don't hear you
||||||||| 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!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Listen/Download Red Shift here >> http://seemreal.com/redshift/index.htm
EWeston: an unexpected inception with a blunt object?
Nabby: Ty Ruf
shoes for the dead: it's a Canadian word
Rufus_T_Firetween: yw Nabby
Cat: the fact that they wanted me to write plays is itself wondrous, ,not to mention actaully briging their vast acting skills to the projects
Lil: Yes, thanks Cat
BunnyC: "It means 'clouds'" cracked me up.
Nabby: right shoes lol
EWeston: Wonderful in many ways Cat, keep at it.
DJTweeny: This buddhist writers will get you into trouble every time ;)
||||||||| "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!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
Nabby: lol Bunny
Ralph: hHhHh
DJTweeny: This is from the XM Radio series they did
EWeston: Reincarnating in the middle of a script can be tricky
Lil: Didn't realize how much I'd miss Austin
DJTweeny: yeah :/
Cat: sounds famliliar
shoes for the dead: so is rescripting a carnation
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Elayne in through the front door at 10:00 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hey Elayne
Elayne: Evenin' all
shoes for the dead: hey Elayne
lily: hi e how ya feelin?
Cat: in carnation, with comedians.
pinholeF200: hi elayne
Elayne: Alan's here? Alan's here!! Wow, I didn't think you were that computer savvy Alan!
Cat: hey el. we just heard you and robin earlier this evening
Lil: Hi E
EWeston: Yah need a .000001 pen to start with
Elayne: I know, Cat. That's why I waited to come on chat :)
Beet: Hi E
Cat: you two have great voices. it was like having hg wells and his agent here now
Elayne: Oh dear :)
lily: great hearin ya e
EWeston: Agreed Lily
Elayne: Well, HG is tuckered out now, and I'm not far from it. A deaf and almost blind cat towards the end of her life, with a piercing meow, will do that to ya.
Cat: sounds tuckering
Elayne: Grid bless her, we've had her for 18 1/2 years now.
Elayne: Still eating, still missing the litter box, still attempting to bat at me. In some ways she'll always be a kitten.
shoes for the dead: she's had you for that long, El
Cat: yes, they always are.
EWeston: The spirits of our animal friends will find us again. Losing them is hard
Nabby: back
Elayne: But I will admit, I look forward to the both of us having a normal sleep cycle again.
Nabby: Hi Elayne
Cat: normal is good
Elayne: She's more Robin's cat than mine, the way she imprinted on him. But she's the only girl cat I've ever owned, so yeah, when it's her time we'll miss her.
Elayne: Then we'll probably sleep for a month.
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
pinholeF200: normal is a setting on a dryer
lily: fluffy love
Elayne: Yeah, she has fluffy love for Robin and fluffy tolerane for me.
shoes for the dead: Norml is a pot lobby
Elayne: This isn't working, I can't even see the screen to type.
Lil: Where is this piece from Tweeny
Cat: seeing is good
Elayne: Sorry I didn't come on when Alan was active, I see he's fading now.
||||||||| 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!"
Elayne: Me too.
DJTweeny: This is all part of The Box Of Danger
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
||||||||| Elayne rushes off, saying "10:07 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Lil: Thanks
Ralph: and he was the biggest he had seen
DJTweeny: Originally from the XM Radio series they did
Lil: Nice
EWeston: Loose tred on the tredmil!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** FIRESIGN XM RADIO PERFORMANCES - http://firesigntheatre.com/xmradio/ - do check it our, bevause they recorded video of them all working together around the table as they were doing the radio shows
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| AirshipAl - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Beet: I need some cheese
Rufus_T_Firetween: *check it out
lily: retread with thread
Cat: al has drifted off
shoes for the dead: cheesey dialog
Rufus_T_Firetween: *because lol (sorry, rented fingers)
EWeston: Some nitious in the airship
shoes for the dead: catch the mooring line!!
Cat: there's mark time
lily: pure o2
EWeston: There's the Boss
Ralph: the real thing
Lil: Columbumbumbia lol
EWeston: Which reel?
lily: gold
Ralph: incredible
lily: outta of sinks
Lil: Never heard this stuff it's great
EWeston: Them strikes , again
||||||||| 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!"
Ralph: turn that down
EWeston: No existentialists!
Timeghost: This is all new to me, too.
shoes for the dead: no thanks
pinholeF200: existentialists? do be do be do
EWeston: I've just put one out
lily: bozo briefs
Cat: you should all get Boxof Danger.
lily: bozo boxers
shoes for the dead: mandatory
Cat: as i recall, taylor jessen was talking abou putting the XM shows up on their download store.
EWeston: Boxing briefs. The painful underwear
lily: thong/ganny pants war
EWeston: Don't look
lily: over the shoulder
EWeston: Brain Bleach Stat!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Track Liste for BOX OF DANGER - http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod
Rufus_T_Firetween: Ye Olde Track Liste
Rufus_T_Firetween: A really fine collection of Nick Danger material - 4 CDs
Beet: Some great material on Box of Danger
Lil: Yes
lily: echo
Beet: I need to tune in the latest Boomers On A Bench episode.
EWeston: Blutewurst over Broadway
shoes for the dead: in here
EWeston: Where's Dwayne?
Cat: yeah phil is really turning them out
lily: give some reguard
EWeston: Ware the Bugrabbit
Beet: Masturbatory?
EWeston: He hasn't had his shots
pinholeF200: watch out for the philatelists
shoes for the dead: use your hat, Beet
Cat: bergman was always trying to find what he could get away with.
EWeston: A STD like you wouldn't believe
Ralph: Bear Whiz, the beer that can't wait
BunnyC: Bye, all. Twuz fun!
DJTweeny: One gets the impression that the scripts were anchors to try to keep things from going too far astray ;)
lily: alone with my self
||||||||| It's 10:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
DJTweeny: Bye Bunny
EWeston: See yah Bunny
Cat: we're already adding literary value here
lily: bye bunny
Cat: by bun
Ralph: solong, Bunny
shoes for the dead: by Bun
EWeston: No talks cheap
lily: time fly
Cat: they could do this all day
Beet: Nite Bunny
BunnyC: After months of knowing this happens this is the only time I've gotten here and listened! Hopefully not the last.
EWeston: House fly
Cat: come again, bun
shoes for the dead: come back soon, Bun!!
lily: fly by
EWeston: Hoptoad pigeon toed nematode
shoes for the dead: fruit flies like a banana
Timeghost: toad away
lily: fly paper letters
pinholeF200: eats shoots and leaves
Ralph: time flies like an arrow
EWeston: Its fun to see them tire and carry one away
||||||||| "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: sounds like lebron james
shoes for the dead: a joke going backward in time
||||||||| "10:29 PM? 10:29 PM!!" says Catherwood, "AirshipAl should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as AirshipAl enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
EWeston: To the first pratfall
lily: stick that in yer wormhole
DJTweeny: wb Al
Cat: it'
AirshipAl: I'm back and satiated. Anyone wanna share a Ma Rainey's moleskin cookie?
Cat: it's roxanne pavement
DJTweeny: Elayne ws looking for you earlier
shoes for the dead: the pratfall of Eve
Ralph: the three thousand millionth Alien Awards Show
EWeston: I'm lining mine with erotic matter
lily: clean it off first
Ralph: hold it right there
EWeston: Can't get good adhesion if yah don't
AirshipAl: I miss Elayne. Damn. I always forget to wipe 'em first. Old age is getting the better of me.
EWeston: Begabbers!
lily: ok cough
shoes for the dead: if ya hold it wrong, it pees on you
EWeston: Crivens!
Cat: sounds like life, shoes
lily: dribble glasses in the rear
EWeston: right below the X-ray specs
Cat: hire canadians. please.
lily: lol cat
pinholeF200: hire people with hooks
DJTweeny: Canuks work for loonies
EWeston: And humps
Cat: hopefully our loony in chief will be out of a job this fall
shoes for the dead: with noses as long as your arm
DJTweeny: a conservative, I take it
pinholeF200: and clumps--tight clumping works for cat litter but not for gravy
EWeston: You guys got a carbon tax that seems to be working
Cat: in bc, yes
DJTweeny: who getsthe tax, and how is it spent?
EWeston: We're using it as a model for Washington
shoes for the dead: not like the carbon tacks, which crumble
AirshipAl: Can Papoon be president of the U.S. AND Canada?
Cat: i could look it up.
Cat: maybe ew will know.
EWeston: It's an exchange of one tax removed another replaces to source as a tax
DJTweeny: hmmmm
shoes for the dead: what?
lily: AirshipAl Cat DJTweeny EWeston lily pinholeF200 Ralph shoes for the dead Timeghost gonna jump out you are a great group thanks tweenie for another fine fine show and cat wonderfun
Cat: thakns for dropping by, lily
EWeston: We're dropping the sales tax by a point, and eliminateding the B&O tax
DJTweeny: You're very welcome, lily
||||||||| 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!"
Beet: nite, lily
Timeghost: Later, lily
lily: gone in a bozo minute
AirshipAl: Til we meet again.
shoes for the dead: by Lily
EWeston: The price of hydrocarbon will slowly raise as replacement funds
pinholeF200: night lily
EWeston: Oh yah Nite Liliy
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| BunnyC - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
EWeston: In BC they simply reduced their income tax rate
Nabby: take care everyone, thanks Ruf & Merl & Tweeny, and have a great weekend to boot
||||||||| 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'
EWeston: Bye Nabby, has fun
DJTweeny: You too, Nabby
Beet: See ya later, Nab
shoes for the dead: se ya Nab
Cat: by nab
AirshipAl: Nite.
EWeston: What what
Lil: Bye bye
shoes for the dead: what what
Lil: This stuff is really funny
DJTweeny: it is :)
EWeston: Good shite
Lil: It's breaking the fourth wall
Cat: this is oddly resonant with red shift
shoes for the dead: ..........rehearse this shit.............
Lil: I love that technique
DJTweeny: Thought it might be, Cat
EWeston: Vera vera mystic
Lil: We can always count on Tweeny
DJTweeny: always taking requests, folks...
shoes for the dead: up to 20 if he takes off his socks
EWeston: The spongeBob Budda
Cat: yes, phil was quite obssesed with cartoonsin his later years
DJTweeny: next week likely The Great Internet Boadcast Of 1996
Cat: that's quite good
EWeston: Earth Worm Jim was the last one I enjoyed
Timeghost: can'y wait
shoes for the dead: thanks Tween!
Beet: This was fun. Nice to see everyone. Thanks Tween. G'Nite.
EWeston: I'm gruntled Chow!
Cat: thanks always tween
||||||||| "Hey EWeston!" ... EWeston turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:48 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
shoes for the dead: Park it and Lock it!
AirshipAl: Not responsible
Lil: Yep thank you Tweeny
Cat: true enough, tween.
Timeghost: Night nite, it's time for bye-bye
||||||||| 10:49 PM -- Cat left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
Lil: Thank you for that last comment Tweeny
Lil: Bye all
Ralph: thanks DJ
AirshipAl: Same Fireheads. ;)
Ralph: The Wheel
||||||||| "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!"
DJTweeny: yw everybody! :-)
pinholeF200: Thanks for laffs Tween--saw Duck Soup today, found some of your roots
DJTweeny: Seemed appropriate, Ralph
DJTweeny: Love Duck Soup
AirshipAl: Back to the shadows again!
Lil: True enough
Ralph: good stuff
Lil: C'yall
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween is kicked out just as the clock strikes 10:52 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:52 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs DJTweeny by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
||||||||| pinholeF200 leaves to catch the 10:52 PM train to St. Louis.
||||||||| It's 10:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| lily - dead from measles
||||||||| Nabby - dead from the common cold
||||||||| 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.
||||||||| 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 junguy plummets into the garden at 11:05 PM.
||||||||| junguy runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's junguy?! It's 11:06 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| AirshipAl - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Lil - dead from jaundice
||||||||| shoes for the dead - dead from jaundice
||||||||| CeeJayHey - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Beet - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Ralph - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Timeghost - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| "11:33 PM? 11:33 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Mr. G Unit should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Mr. G Unit enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
||||||||| It's 11:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Mr. G Unit - dead from jaundice
||||||||| 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:
AirshipAl
Beet
BunnyC
Cat
CeeJayHey
DJTweeny
Elayne
EWeston
Lil
lily
llanwydd
Nabby
pinholeF200
Ralph
Rufus_T_Firetween
Shanghai'ed James
shoes for the dead
Timeghost
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/xmradio/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://pennsundayschool.com/episodes/
http://seemreal.com/
http://seemreal.com/redshift/index.htm
http://seemreal.com/redshift/RSCD_Inside_s.jpg
http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/search?q=Kid+Charlemagne
https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H833o5lnB2E
http://www.digital-eel.com/rtsf/files/archO.mp3
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow



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