A Firesign Chat
08/27/2015




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 August 27, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood ushers regnad inside, makes a note of the time (4:55 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
regnad: ?tahw
regnad: emoh ydobyna
||||||||| "Hey regnad!" ... regnad turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 4:56 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| DJTweeny enters at 7:58 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
||||||||| 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 **'
||||||||| 7:59 PM: Rufus_T_Firetween jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
||||||||| 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 (Jackson Browne)
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)
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||||||||| Catherwood enters with Timeghost close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 8:34 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the vestibule.
DJTweeny: Hi Ghost
||||||||| 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 jahgust gets out at 8:39 PM.
jahgust: Here early for a change and able to be here! Makes for a good end to the day!
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:41 PM and WhisperingSquash waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
jahgust: Also did not want to miss the Austin tribute by Cat. I missed Cats last chat Production spin!
DJTweeny: Hi jahgust, squash
jahgust: Hey Tweeny!
DJTweeny: Also some Austin broadcast material from the 80's
WhisperingSquash: Jahgust, Tweeny
||||||||| 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 Ralph gets out at 8:43 PM.
DJTweeny: Hi Ralph
Ralph: Hello, friends.............
||||||||| audrie steps in at 8:44 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
DJTweeny: Hi audrie
||||||||| Catherwood ushers EWeston in through the front door at 8:45 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
||||||||| Catherwood enters with seriousprofessor close behind, mumbles something about disrupting his 8:45 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the sitting room.
EWeston: Hi Tweeny and folks jazzed to be here
DJTweeny: Hi professor
seriousprofessor: Hi. Still new at this.
DJTweeny: Glad you could join us :)
audrie: He he, hello everybody!
seriousprofessor: Will the Phil Austin bio still be playing?
DJTweeny: Click on the quesstion mark in the lower right hand corner for help on how the chat works
DJTweeny: Yes, 2nd half of the show
seriousprofessor: Thank you.
DJTweeny: 1st half will be a some Phil Austin broadcast material from the 80's
||||||||| 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!"
||||||||| 8:50 PM: Cat jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
DJTweeny: Hey Cat
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:50 PM and MarcBS steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
DJTweeny: Hi Marc
Cat : Hi folks
MarcBS: Hola
EWeston: Good album
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DJTweeny: One of my favorites of his, EW
WhisperingSquash: greeeetings
EWeston: Disarmed I'm sure
EWeston: Have you ever heard Mcgwin's Cardif Rose
DJTweeny: lol
MarcBS: Sorry I was eating the grape
DJTweeny: no EW
Cat : Speaking of Facebook, Proctor said nice things about my Austin Audiobiography on Facebook today.
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
EWeston: Late seventies I think. Some good work that never got airplay
jahgust: Hey Cat Yeh I saw Procmers kudos!! I am glad I can be here to hear!
Cat : Hi Joe
Cat : I don't know if fun is the correct word, but seemed an important thing for me to do.
||||||||| "8:56 PM? 8:56 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Beet should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Beet enters and sits on the couch.
Beet: Powerful good greetings to all Fireheads tonight!
EWeston: Beet ahoy
Cat : Beet
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and announces "Announcing 'lily', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:57 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
DJTweeny: Hi lily
EWeston: Lily
Cat : Lily
MarcBS: Oh that Joe!
lily: audrie Beet Cat DJTweeny EWeston jahgust lily MarcBS Rufus_T_Firetween seriousprofessor WhisperingSquash hello all and Tween you are grand
Beet: Hi EW, Cat, Tween et al
lily: hi cat
jahgust: Hey Beet and Lilly!
lily: hey ew
EWeston: Yer Lilyness
Beet: Yo Jah
lily: hows turks
Beet: Hi lily
lily: hey beet
WhisperingSquash: HiLilyHlo
lily: yup hi lily
Beet: I would like to know the title of this album, Mr. Tween.
Ralph: lily hi?
DJTweeny: Lawyers In Love, circa 1984
DJTweeny: a fine production
Beet: Thanks
||||||||| WhisperingSquash leaves to catch the 8:59 PM train to Funfun Town.
Cat : That's my fave Jackson Browne song.
EWeston: Yuppers!
DJTweeny: That last song was dedicated to Lowell George
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, August 27, 2015 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and intones "Presenting 'WhisperingSquash', just granted probation at 9:00 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
lily: sayin hi to myself is what I do
Beet: hey Squash
Cat : Interesting note, Jackson Brown was playing at the Magic Mushroom on the weekdays while Firesign performed on Sunday nights in 67
DJTweeny: lol lily
DJTweeny: kewl, Cat
Cat : There is an ad for him on one of the Radio Free Oz broadcasts from there.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
currently playing – A PHIL AUSTIN BROADCAST ON THE DAILY FEED
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
The Daily Feed >> http://www.dailyfeed.com/
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lily: yeah
WhisperingSquash: heyall had to round up some grub
||||||||| 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 : Great funnyvoiced announcer there, whoever he is.
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Merlyn close behind, mumbles something about disrupting his 9:04 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the sitting room.
EWeston: Procter sounds like
Cat : Merl
DJTweeny: All About Eve-rything lol (and groan)
DJTweeny: Hey Merlyn
EWeston: Merlyn evening
||||||||| pinholeF200 enters at 9:05 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Chapeau Manger.
EWeston: And Pinhole
Cat : Pin
DJTweeny: Hi Pin
Cat : Does that really sound like Proc?
lily: right next to a dam tween
pinholeF200: Hey EW, Cat, DJT, and all Firedudes and Firedudettes
EWeston: The last didn't. The first sounded rockyish
jahgust: Nah not Proc!
DJTweeny: when the levee breaks...
lily: typewriter]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
EWeston: The sound of busy
lily: lol ew like old cash registers
lily: adding machines lol
EWeston: And sing an accountancy shanky
pinholeF200: difference engines
EWeston: ty
lily: yo ho ho and a bottle of plus signs
pinholeF200: he kissed her brush?
Beet: Hi Merl
EWeston: Gimme my pants!
||||||||| It's 9:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| audrie - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Cat : That's US Plus Signs. They own the idea of signs.
jahgust: Footwear and Republicans!
Merlyn: hey beets
lily: catherwood martini please
||||||||| Catherwood rushes alongside lily and yells "My ears are burning..."
Cat : What happened to Mrs. Farber?
EWeston: Deposit your soles
Beet: sober republican?
EWeston: Trump will never champion sobrity
lily: but his hair will
Merlyn: Once Ethel and her bridge club finishes that bridge, they can bid 2 no Trump
Merlyn: or maybe "to know Trump"
DJTweeny: So Cat, are those two files you gave me the entire contents of the CD? (all episodes?)
Merlyn: Like "to serve man"
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: It can't properly cantilever if it's drunk
Cat : yes tween.
jahgust: His hair has a will? as opposed to a way?
DJTweeny: lol Merlyn
pinholeF200: to know Trump is to loathe Trump
Cat : if fred shows up, maybe he can give us more details.
DJTweeny: Would be cool if he does
Merlyn: "It's a crookbook!"
lily: but he has towers
DJTweeny: Wish there was a link I could post
Merlyn: the two Trump towers, the middle book in middle earth
EWeston: Right now I figure he's have to declare a jahad against America to lose any of his followers
DJTweeny: The Man From Mordor
Cat : He's in Hagerstown Maryland. When he shows up here, it's usual some permutation of that city.
DJTweeny: OK Cat
lily: preciousely oski
Merlyn: Sauron and Santorum
Cat : I emailed him today but didnt hear back from him.
DJTweeny: Me too
jahgust: Ha! Kareem Abdul Roosevelt!
lily: we do not have the plague
EWeston: Trump tends to give out contact info of people he don't like
Cat : The Firesign had such fun with names.
DJTweeny: sure did
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Lil', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:17 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
Cat : Lil
DJTweeny: Hi Lil
jahgust: Yeh they did Cat!
pinholeF200: my oral hygienist says I have the plaque
EWeston: Hi Lil
Beet: Hi Lil
lily: hi Lil
jahgust: Lil!
pinholeF200: Hey Lil
Lil: Hi Tweeny, hi Bozos
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
EWeston: Don't eat the rats
lily: tar tar
Cat : Unless they're in boxes.
DJTweeny: I need to get the audio of that skit, Cat
EWeston: With katchup I hope
DJTweeny: it's up on YouTube
Cat : rat in a box?
DJTweeny: FST's "Rat In A Box" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dY-FOI-9SOE
lily: you [ut that stuff on anythin
pinholeF200: cat in the soap
EWeston: Prachett had rat on a stick as a dwarf favorite
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
DJTweeny: Great fast food restaurant parody
Cat : I was just watching The Case of the Missing Yolks this morning. Using a snippet from it on my Sgt. Pep Pills piece.
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Elayne inside, makes a note of the time (9:20 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
DJTweeny: Hey Elayne
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Elayne: Evenin' all@!
Cat : hi El!
lily: its fired it must be good
EWeston: And Elayne's here too
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
lily: hi e'
Beet: Hi E!
jahgust: I think that is Austin with the sped up voice no?
DJTweeny: no idea
EWeston: I' think your right Jah
Cat : My Austin audiobio isn't for another 40 min or so, El. You'll probably be gone by then.
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Cat : Could be, could be, jah.
EWeston: Karl's charred clock
DJTweeny: about 1/2 hr
lily: porkless pork
Elayne: I'll probably be gone in five minutes, Cat. :)
DJTweeny: before Cat
pinholeF200: Hi El
jahgust: Austin pronunciation is quite distinct no matter what character he was playing!
DJTweeny: You can always listen to the archives, E
Cat : You'll have to hear it eventually, El. Got a really nice compliment about it from Proc on Facebook today.
lily: get yer mind outta the toilet
lily: did I type that out loud
EWeston: I'll put the clock there
DJTweeny: lol
DJTweeny: lily might be in real trouble if she was using a phone with text entry dictation
lily: lol
Cat : dont we all read it in The Toilet?
jahgust: There is a dirty joke in Text entry dictation somewheres!
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
pinholeF200: thought that was The Toiler
EWeston: After it stops smoldering sure
DJTweeny: "Give us a minute, and we'll wipe the world for you..."
EWeston: Promise or threat tweeny?
lily: library seats
DJTweeny: faux commercial from EOBE ;) - The National Toilet
lily: yeah this is slight sped
lily: belly bottom
EWeston: Velocity challenged?
lily: put some drag on that
Cat : Stove juice. Great line.
DJTweeny: So, the name of this series is "The Memoirs Of Nick Danger"
EWeston: How does this dress make me look fat?
lily: its the sweet heart neck
EWeston: Last time I take fashion advice from Dick Morris
lily: always go for the moo moo
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Cat : he's dead now, but lives on in video!
lily: agnus more head
EWeston: And the fruit cocktail hat?
Cat : this is a bit from one of the Tales of the Old Detective audio project of Phil's
Cat : The Money Hat
lily: watch out for the dangling cherries ew
Cat : Funny riff on flys
EWeston: Always show the plums is my deadfast rule
DJTweeny: mmmmm plums
jahgust: Best title ever!
lily: with a fly catcher is the rear
EWeston: We do wiegh them
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Petesellers inside, makes a note of the time (9:34 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
lily: ton o plum
DJTweeny: Hi Pete
Cat : still selling those Petes?
Beet: Hi Pete
EWeston: Allo Peter
lily: and then bob
pinholeF200: Howdy Pete
EWeston: And Jaun Tunnamayo
Cat : Have some blue moss.
DJTweeny: catherwood, please get everyone some blue moss
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone some blue moss.
lily: whoa helo
jahgust: Catherwood Blue Moss for everyone!
||||||||| Catherwood walks over to jahgust and mumbles "oh, fuck off jahgust!"
Beet: Let's all get stoned
pinholeF200: I do not want to put myself in a confrontatory position with the United Snakes
DJTweeny: now, catherwood, be nice...
||||||||| Catherwood says "I thought I was!"
jahgust: Ha! Tweeny beat me to the rum punch!
Petesellers: you guys know Pete was a ....Goon.
jahgust: Catherwood Rum punch for everyone!
||||||||| Catherwood strides alongside jahgust and inquires "Something I can help with?"
EWeston: Is he getting minimum wage?
DJTweeny: Yes I did, Pete
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:37 PM and Happy Harry waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Cat : I know he hung out with Spike Mulligan in London. He talks about it on one of the XM shows.
EWeston: The world greatest outdoor tympanist?
lily: wages of sink
jahgust: Indeed Pete!
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:38 PM and gogo bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
WhisperingSquash: catherwood, please get everyone stoned
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone stoned.
DJTweeny: Hi Happy Harry, gogo
pinholeF200: lol lily
Cat : New folks?
lily: what no plums
Beet: Hey Harry
EWeston: Not hard boiled neither
||||||||| 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 : This is the seed from which grew another one of Old Detective tales.
EWeston: I do have some...brandy
jahgust: Catherwood rolling stones but gathering blue moss!
||||||||| Catherwood steps alongside jahgust and asks "Would you like something?"
||||||||| It's 9:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Elayne - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Lil - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Petesellers: Silly to say and add I feel like I'm "Being There"...
EWeston: Don't tease the butller, till we get his keys
DJTweeny: Stanley Gardner
Cat : Make sure you stay grounded, Pete.
lily: pink in the panther
Cat : This sounds like SCTV
Cat : Hawaiian Town sketch.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
lily: this is grand
EWeston: very stream of conciousness
||||||||| 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!"
Petesellers: I Like To Watch !
lily: grip it zip it tip it
EWeston: Not now Kayto!!
pinholeF200: nothing like being there
Cat : alot of Firesign is, ew
EWeston: Different than being filtered through four brains
WhisperingSquash: hwite house
MarcBS: Oh Nicky, Nick, Nick, this is good stuff!
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
Cat : i see your point, ew.
EWeston: Variation from the actresss said to the Bishop
lily: waddle yer waddle
EWeston: Clear!!
Beet: Had no idea about any of these. Very cool
Cat : although they worked together for so long, i think they tended to blend together.
EWeston: Yes, each of them could do the solo thing well too
WhisperingSquash: rubbed on
Cat : Fred Weibel and Chris Paladino put out a magazine and released a bunch of Firesign CDs in the late 90s. This was one of their projects.
DJTweeny: Fred Wiebel had a CD of this series available, but I can't find a link
EWeston: I've got some lotion
||||||||| Lupin enters at 9:47 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Haberdashery Barn.
DJTweeny: Hi Lupin
||||||||| 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 : He posted a photo of an insect on Facebook today. I can try and contact him through that.
EWeston: More flowers?
Cat : Loop on in.
Beet: Welcome, Lupin
Merlyn: Lupin III?
lily: its the wool if
EWeston: Turned into plums everyone
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Petesellers: I kinda feel like a rat on a wheel here...Is Trump on this Page ?
Cat : Yet another early version of an Old Detective tale.
Beet: Hello NSA guy.
lily: whine wine
EWeston: Watch for the loose tred
Cat : Interesting to see his story ideas evolve over several years.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "9:51 PM and late as usual, it's NSA guy, just back from Billville."
NSA guy: I'm just here for the Moss
DJTweeny: Hi NG
lily: you go NSA person no really
EWeston: Phil called Peter the talking champ. He's very good in these
pinholeF200: greetings NSA dude
EWeston: We've been fans for years
lily: brilliant
NSA guy: Catherwood Blue moss please
||||||||| Catherwood steps alongside NSA guy and queries "Did you need me?"
EWeston: Don't put the NSA guy on
seriousprofessor: very happy to hear so much new (to me) stuff
pinholeF200: little 60 hz hum
lily: catherwood tie up the NSA Guy
||||||||| Catherwood ties up the nsa guy.
NSA guy whispers something to Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood walks up to NSA guy and mumbles "Stop typing gibberish, NSA guy!"
lily: lol
||||||||| NSA guy leaves to catch the 9:54 PM train to Chicago.
||||||||| New notice: ' ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing - Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “A PHIL AUSTIN STORY” - 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/'
||||||||| It's 9:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| gogo - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
lily: you know that cat has the talent
EWeston: He slipped away!
Beet: Thanks for doing this, Cat.
lily: thanks cat
EWeston: Indeed
Cat : This is Tween's interview with Proctor a few weeks ago.
DJTweeny: yep
Cat : Theres the Tween voice.
DJTweeny: Hope he'll come back on and expand on the subject
pinholeF200: all speech is propaganda
lily: truff or darts
EWeston: Attain a speechless stste
Cat : This is from 1970 East Coast tour, one of the NYC shows. On D.O.M.M.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Cat : Him and LBJ had the same middle name.
||||||||| "10:04 PM? 10:04 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Nabby should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Nabby enters and sits on the divan.
DJTweeny: Hi Nabby
EWeston: Hey Nabby
lily: hey nab
Nabby: Cheers folks
Beet: Hello Nabby
||||||||| 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: beaver teeth'
pinholeF200: hey Nab
Cat : this is from Beaver Teeth, the novel he was working on for many years.
Cat : Nabby.
Nabby: hi ho
WhisperingSquash: Glotta glo. 's been fun
Cat : soiled heat.
Cat : squash
EWeston: Local sweet shop is now offerring crunchy frogs
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:08 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs WhisperingSquash by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
lily: prick ler
DJTweeny: wb Squash
EWeston: By squash
Nabby: This is fun to listen to Cat
DJTweeny: The porcupine wrangler bit
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Happy Harry - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Lupin - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Petesellers: Let no Wine age before its Time...
Nabby: Pork? Upine....
Nabby: This is getting kinda personal
EWeston: Relativity and wine why?
Beet: Let's opine about pork
DJTweeny: oops, Squash was leaving, not entering
Cat : those were two fragments from Down Under Danger
Nabby: Oh let's do!
lily: happy pork supine
EWeston: Trickle his belly
Beet: I like bacon
Nabby: play the new game squish squash from wham-o
lily: prickle his pickle
Nabby: I like bacon too
EWeston: I put some in my chilie
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Cat : I wouldn't be surprised if Austin didn't read something like Song Hits Magazine. I know he wanted to write hit songs.
Nabby: Note its porcine undertaste...and overtaste for that matter
DJTweeny: He could have been a professional musician, for sure
EWeston: He probably had a position to see what made hits
Nabby: I respect chili
DJTweeny: Hey Reagan definitely sounds like a Mothers Of Invention tune
Nabby: I respect Austin
pinholeF200: in Springfield Illinois it's spelled chilli
EWeston: It's been well recieved. Usually done quanities of well over a gallon
lily: catherwood respect nabby
||||||||| Catherwood snubs lily
DJTweeny: lol
Nabby: harumph!
DJTweeny: catherwood, give Nabby some respect
||||||||| Catherwood gives nabby some respect.
lily: thanks tween
Nabby: Nabby give Catherwood a hard time
||||||||| Catherwood gives a hard time.
DJTweeny: :)
Nabby: What?
lily: lol
EWeston: Give Nabby a shot catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood gives nabby a shot.
lily: pachute pachute
Nabby: glub glub
Beet: Zbig New
Cat : This is from a 1978? Radio Free Oz show Bergman was doing at KPFK.
EWeston: Nun of yer ferin gobbledee juuk!
Cat : I only have 2, don't know how many there were. Must be archived somewhere.
Cat : This is a very autobiographical tale from Austin.
DJTweeny: Cat, was I correct in telling David that you have the missing Mushroom play?
Cat : nope
DJTweeny: oops
Cat : had it in the 60s. not since 70 or so.
DJTweeny: k
Cat : they know what i have. got much of it from me.
Nabby: Mesmerizing....
Cat : y'all should buy this.
lily: simonizing
EWeston: with the flavin!
lily: jello giggles
EWeston: It's always been a flirt
MarcBS: Night all.
Nabby: with Yuri
||||||||| New notice: ' ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!
currently playing - Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “A PHIL AUSTIN STORY”
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/
'
EWeston: Nite Mark
Cat : first conversation i ever had with austin, i asked him who the dark actress was and he told me, katherine ross
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Nabby: Take care MBS
pinholeF200: nite MBS
Cat : Marc
DJTweeny: Nite Marc
Cat : This is Fred on the phone with Phil on Fred's radio show.
lily: yah
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Cat : PA's first record.
Nabby: Duckman Parts (parts 1 & 2) - The Buddies - https://youtu.be/PFGcQNhSQUk
||||||||| tags steals in around 10:26 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
Nabby: Not duckman parts sheesh
DJTweeny: Hi tags
Nabby: Catherwood give everyone duckman parts
||||||||| Catherwood brings everyone duckman parts.
Nabby: Hi tags
pinholeF200: parts is parts
lily: not the liver
EWeston: Hulk take spleen part
Cat : the steve allen interview, taped from npr seattle.
Nabby: always save the liver
Nabby: great
Cat : laura flyn. she was on Hollywood Nightshift with Austin.
jahgust: Sweater pies!
Nabby: Philaustinaganza
Cat : that's rthe idea, nab
Beet: This is fun
Nabby: Catherwood give Cat five high
||||||||| Catherwood gives cat five high.
Nabby: I'm only 4 high tonight myself
lily: lumpy daze
EWeston: Hey gimme six right on right off!
Cat : cat returns the five.
Nabby: top notch Cat
Cat : this is from mushroom play A Shadow Moves UPon the Land, largely written by Austin.
||||||||| 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!"
Nabby: low freeq
Nabby: outfreeq
EWeston: Schend heem to teh shouwa
DJTweeny: ** Any requests for next week?
lily: beautymongoose
pinholeF200: next world
Nabby: lol
DJTweeny: I played it back in June, Pin
DJTweeny: anything else?
Nabby: this is it - it's all right here
Cat : the rest of the daily feed?
Cat : some Tales of the Old Detective?
Cat : or have we had enough of Austin tonight?
Nabby: I mean Phil's Nick background
lily: never
Nabby: fun stuff
DJTweeny: I could play some Old Detective, sure
lily: theves
pinholeF200: i'm supposed to remember all the way back to June--lol
Beet: More daily feed
DJTweeny: let me check the time on that
Nabby: love the school lunch menu piece
Cat : both, beet. at least 4 of the daily feed bits you heard tonight are turned into large tales on Tales.
DJTweeny: wow, Tales runs 2:15
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| MarcBS - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Cat : naby, they did that in the last shows i saw them do on Whidbey Island, some of their last stage work.
Cat : only use some of them, tween. like the money hat, xmas and house of little men we heard bits of tonight.
DJTweeny: How about PT II of Daily Feed, and several of the Tales tracks you particularly like?
Cat : austin was way into the menus.
Cat : this is from Salad Days.
jahgust: The menus are brilliant linguistic creations!
EWeston: Funny food produced from funny spores
DJTweeny: Cat, can you mail me a list of cuts from Tales you like which adds up to about an hour?
lily: if ya can read this
Cat : see him using the same joke in two diferent places?
Nabby: how can you use two jokes in two places at once when you're...etc.?
Nabby: we demand old detectives - help us Cat!
Cat : ok, i'd love to put the Daily Feed seeds with the finished Tales.
lily: but will they laugh a third time
lily: yea cat
DJTweeny: OK Cat, let me know which ones you'd like played
EWeston: In the septic tank of dreams
Beet: I do like the Steve Allen parts
lily: 4 people 70 characters
Cat : that was from Bumming with the Boomers by Timm McCoy.
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Cat : this is from a radio show on DOMM
lily: wow
||||||||| New notice: '** THANKS FOR LISTENING, ALL! **
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
Listen to my show archives and ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
'
lily: great show thanks Kurt for roadkill fun
Nabby: how true
EWeston: Thoughtful funny evening thanx cat
Nabby: great super-trib Cat
lily: great thanks cat
jahgust: Nice Cat! Thx Tweeny!
Nabby: Good to see yall
||||||||| At 10:48 PM, EWeston dashes out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
pinholeF200: Awesome show thanks Cat and Tween
seriousprofessor: very nice. good night, all.
Cat : here to please.
lily: Beet Cat DJTweeny EWeston jahgust lily Nabby pinholeF200 nite nite all and Tween thanks really
Merlyn: Thanks Cat and Tweeny
Nabby: kurt rules (and Tweeny too)
Beet: I truly enjoyed this. Thanks everyone. Thanks Tween. G'nite
jahgust: Nigh all.
Nabby: lily be groovy
jahgust: Night awl
Timeghost: Interesting stuff I hadn't heard in a long time; thanx to all and whoever!
jahgust: Night Oil
||||||||| Around 10:49 PM, pinholeF200 walks off into the sunset...
||||||||| "Hey seriousprofessor!" ... seriousprofessor turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:49 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| jahgust says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, jahgust exits at 10:49 PM.
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
Cat : thanks Phil Austin for making all of this necessary.
DJTweeny: RIP Phil
Nabby isn't going to be here in a few seconds.
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Cat : off we go.
||||||||| 10:52 PM -- Rufus_T_Firetween left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
||||||||| "10:52 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Merlyn, who then rushes out through the french doors and down through the flowerbeds.
||||||||| Cat rushes off, saying "10:52 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
||||||||| DJTweeny leaves at 10:52 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:
||||||||| Petesellers - dead from jaundice
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| lily - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Beet - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Timeghost - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Nabby - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| tags - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| "11:26 PM? 11:26 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Lupin should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Lupin enters and sits on the couch.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "11:36 PM and late as usual, it's tomwilly, just back from Billville."
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Lupin - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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..
||||||||| It's 12:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| tomwilly - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| 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.
||||||||| It's 1:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Ralph - dead from the yaws
||||||||| 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:
audrie
Beet
Cat
DJTweeny
Elayne
EWeston
jahgust
Lil
lily
MarcBS
Merlyn
Nabby
NSA guy
Petesellers
pinholeF200
Ralph
regnad
Rufus_T_Firetween
seriousprofessor
Timeghost
WhisperingSquash
URL References:
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://seemreal.com/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dY-FOI-9SOE
https://youtu.be/PFGcQNhSQUk
http://www.dailyfeed.com/
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow



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