A Firesign Chat
09/10/2015




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||||||||| 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 September 10, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and intones "Presenting 'DJTweeny', just granted probation at 7:43 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| dude enters at 7:49 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Haberdashery Barn.
||||||||| 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 - visit Firesign’s web site at www.firesigntheatre.com **'
DJTweeny: Hi dude
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 8:03 PM, dragging Rufus_T_Firetween by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this bozo?"
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'PurpleDaze', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:06 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Johnny Dollar close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 8:07 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the Aviary.
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and announces "Presenting 'No_Swiss_Picnic', just granted probation at 8:07 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
No_Swiss_Picnic: HELLO! i must be going...
No_Swiss_Picnic: i cannot stay, i came to say i must be going...
Johnny Dollar: Hello, pull up a log...
||||||||| It's 8:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| dude - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Johnny Dollar: Hey did anybody hear about John McAfee putting in a bid?
No_Swiss_Picnic: it's made of cheese... somebody's already used it.
||||||||| "8:10 PM? I'm late!" exclaims PurpleDaze, who then hurries out through the french doors and down through the garden.
Johnny Dollar: well you can wait in the sitting room
No_Swiss_Picnic: i'll save ya's the trubble. gonna be Jeb. it's a lock.
Johnny Dollar: schmeb
No_Swiss_Picnic: Th' Royal Family Of Ballot Stuffers.
Johnny Dollar: McAfee makes all others R n D look normal
No_Swiss_Picnic: a natural surrealist.
Johnny Dollar: naw just a paranoid kook
Johnny Dollar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbusXbpBphg
||||||||| At 8:18 PM, Johnny Dollar vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:18 PM and Johnny Dollar steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| "8:19 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Johnny Dollar, who then dashes out through the french doors and down through the garden.
DJTweeny: Hi JD, NSP
No_Swiss_Picnic: i'll stay a week or two... i'll stay the summer thru... but i am telling you...
||||||||| No_Swiss_Picnic leaves at 8:20 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..."
||||||||| Outside, the 8:20 PM crosstown bus from Billville pulls away, leaving Angelo Murky coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: the streams will go up around the bottom of the hour, with music soon to follow
DJTweeny: Grid Help Us All if that's the case NSP
Angelo Murky: Nino is wrong
DJTweeny: He sometimes is...
DJTweeny: Sometimes on the other side of the world wrong
Angelo Murky: nobody wants Jeb
DJTweeny: Seems to me it could well be Sanders against Trump
Angelo Murky: should say Chicago but sez Philly
DJTweeny: Nino can only trace the ISP
Angelo Murky: but he was right all the other times, I even changed names to see if that was it
||||||||| It's 8:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
DJTweeny: One chatter changed his nick because Nino kept putting him in Shanghai
: ...
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Rufus_T_Firetween inside, makes a note of the time (8:26 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Angelo Murky: so Tweeny, You hear about McAfee?
||||||||| Angelo Murky is thrown out the window just as the clock strikes 8:26 PM.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "8:26 PM and late as usual, it's Angelo Murky, just back from Elmertown."
DJTweeny: Are you new here, Angelo?
Angelo Murky: No, Gorgonzola, others
DJTweeny: ah, OK
||||||||| 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) **'
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Timeghost in through the front door at 8:29 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Angelo Murky: I'm the one that wanted to try to build a fake Austin interview out of snippets, tooo hard
DJTweeny: would be fun to try
Angelo Murky: ghost
DJTweeny: ghosts are rarely cooperative
Angelo Murky: need a lot more snips
DJTweeny: Hi Ghost
DJTweeny: Get with Cat, I'll bet he could help you out
DJTweeny: He really wants to get people to do stuff like that
Timeghost: G;evening, Tweeny, Angelo, and whoever's lurking.
Angelo Murky: mmmm!
Angelo Murky: NSA guy (lurking)
DJTweeny: doubtless
DJTweeny: **NOTICE: ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Bruce Springsteen)
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)
Angelo Murky: do you take requests?
DJTweeny: I can for next week
DJTweeny: this is all times out to the second
DJTweeny: and I always take requests on my Sunday show from RFD
DJTweeny: 5pm Central - www.dishnuts.net
Angelo Murky: if you have any Dan Hicks I'd like that
DJTweeny: I don't, need to get some of his stuff
DJTweeny: will make a note
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Angelo Murky: "Last Train to Hicksville"!!!!
DJTweeny: lily is usually at my Sunday show, and often shoes as well
Angelo Murky: I haven't checked the Sunday show yet, mostly music? or also FST?
DJTweeny: he does hot rod lincoln, right?
DJTweeny: yes, both
DJTweeny: and always taking requests
Angelo Murky: no that's Commander Cody
DJTweeny: ah, OK
DJTweeny: If I don;t have something in my library, I can usually pull it off of YouTube
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Angelo Murky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTElxrjbmY0
DJTweeny: post the link Sunday ;)
Timeghost: I recently acquired Box o' danger and DoMM; now I need to find the time to listen to them...
DJTweeny: and I'll be happy to play it :)
DJTweeny: that's a LOT of Firesign material
DJTweeny: 80 hours just on DoMM
Timeghost: I suspect I've heard most, if not all, of Box since I've been a fan since 1970, but the DoMM stuff is mostly going to be new to me.
||||||||| Catherwood says "8:46 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs Angelo Murky by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
DJTweeny: There somee rare bits on Box
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:46 PM and Johnny Dollar bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
DJTweeny: *There are some
DJTweeny: wb JD
Johnny Dollar: akaAngelo Murky
Timeghost: Johnny come-in-time.
DJTweeny: a man of many nicks
Johnny Dollar: I like Johnny Dollar, he's the template for Nick Danger
DJTweeny: that I did not know
Johnny Dollar: I think you'll realize it when you hear some Johnny Dollar
Johnny Dollar: I'll get a link...
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 8:50 PM, dragging EWeston by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this web surfer?"
EWeston: Evenin Tweeny TG Rufus an a dollar guy
Johnny Dollar: https://archive.org/details/OTRR_YoursTrulyJohnnyDollar_Singles
Johnny Dollar: Would be cool to play some dollar b/w danger sometime
Timeghost: A Dollar's Worth of Danger.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
||||||||| Cat bounds in at 8:54 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Cat : Chatters
EWeston: Hey Cat
DJTweeny: Hey Cat
Timeghost: Cat
DJTweeny: **NOTICE: ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Bruce Springsteen)
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)
DJTweeny: oops, thought I'd posted that
Cat : You're back with us, Tween?
DJTweeny: hmmmm
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Bruce Springsteen)
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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EWeston: His guitar player may still be doing a garage rock radio show
DJTweeny: that's better
Cat : aha
DJTweeny: yes, I'z back... and I'z beautiful!
EWeston: Wax job on that back?
Johnny Dollar: there's probably a little Nick Carter Master Detective in Danger as well
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 8:57 PM, dragging ''Bob'' by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this idiot?"
DJTweeny: Hi Bob
EWeston: Bob's in tha horse, or was that house?
Johnny Dollar: Tweeny: https://archive.org/details/nick-carter
''Bob'': Hey Tweeny! Nice to see you back. :) Had me worried.
EWeston: I think there might some Bob Hope in Nick as well
DJTweeny: cool, JD
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, September 10, 2015 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and announces "Presenting 'squeeze_the-wheeze', just granted probation at 9:01 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
DJTweeny: Hi squeeze
squeeze_the-wheeze: hi all.....happy to be here
EWeston: Evenin Squeeze
''Bob'': HONK HONK!
squeeze_the-wheeze: enven....
Cat : Fred has had a wealth of experiences with the Firesigns.
squeeze_the-wheeze: the whole married thing keeps distracting me .......
EWeston: Ah Canadian
squeeze_the-wheeze: eh
Cat : newly married?
||||||||| 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 falls out at 9:04 PM.
shoes for the dead: Howdy
EWeston: Elay importanat Cujo remain ecee
Cat : shoes
squeeze_the-wheeze: well 3 months now
Cat : 40 years for me.
Cat : think our anniversary was last week.
EWeston: Soul inhand
squeeze_the-wheeze: wife from the philippines just can't figure out the english and puns here yet
squeeze_the-wheeze: wow...awesome for u!
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT **
currently playing – “NICK DANGER: THE DAILY FEED TAPES”
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 A COPY OF THIS CD BY SENDING $20 AND YOUR MAILING ADDRESS TO FRED WIEBEL (via Paypal) AT FREDWIEBEL@AOL.COM
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Cat : my wfie's from Japan though when I first met her, I thought she was from NYC
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Beet in through the front door at 9:07 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
EWeston: Six for the Fredinator!
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
Beet: Happy Thursday all.
Cat : it's hard enough for native speakers to understand Firesign
EWeston: Zabeet
shoes for the dead: hey Beet
Cat : Beet
Cat : Root, root, root for root vegetables.
Johnny Dollar: rebeet
Beet: Hi EW, shoes, Cat, Tween
squeeze_the-wheeze: lol....i am in oklahoma....japan...nyc....same place to okies
Beet: Hi Johnny D
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
Cat : i was lucky to be living in LA when Firesign started on the radio.
EWeston: What's abod between hard boiled dectectives
DJTweeny: Hi shoes
Cat : i get a lot of the specific LA jokes you wouldn't get unless you lived there.
DJTweeny: This turned out really well, especialy considering the source material
Cat : their humour was initially for an LA audience. local streets, hucksters and other familiars.
Johnny Dollar: cal cat
Cat : austin is always good.
Cat : i havent lived there since jan, 69. long ago.
Johnny Dollar: and his dog storm drain
EWeston: He's not for sale
Cat : ah, this is another Daily Feed bit that turned into the final tale Yesterday
shoes for the dead: long ago and farce away
Johnny Dollar: but everything els is
Cat : News on the Tales of the Old Detective collection.
EWeston: Since the president arrested Ralph
''Bob'': Apropos Firesign's obscure humor, saw this tweet this week and immediately thought we should start Firesign University... https://twitter.com/TristanSevers/status/641067258110873600
shoes for the dead: but it's today
EWeston: Bit what are you going to do tomorrow. Do I want to know?
Cat : this became a longer piece on theBox of Dangercollection.
shoes for the dead: what?
Johnny Dollar: I'm sitting down on the dog because I wouldn't want to spoil your mood
Cat : Bergman taught a class in comedy at UCLA at one time.
shoes for the dead: I keep my mood on ice
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 9:15 PM, dragging lily by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Firehead?"
EWeston: Some call it a commercial, bit like to say thanks for the interrruption
Cat : Hi lily
shoes for the dead: lily!
Beet: Evening, lily
EWeston: Miz Lily
Timeghost: Hi, lily
lily: ''Bob'' Beet Cat DJTweeny EWeston Johnny Dollar lily Rufus_T_Firetween shoes for the dead squeeze_the-wheeze low all bad storms here thanks ,mr tween as always fun
DJTweeny: Hi lily
Johnny Dollar: Hi Lo
Cat : that's why i like this piece so much
lily: how u tween
||||||||| "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: when was thhis recorded, Tween?
''Bob'': I'll vouch for her. And I don't even know her.
Beet: We have water falling out of the sky also
Cat : tween did you find out whose voice that was?
DJTweeny: 1988-89
lily: soggy lawn cakes
''Bob'': We have water falling out of the sky, lightning striking transformers, and flooding in nearby New London, CT. (Not sure about Mystic.)
DJTweeny: Doing well lily, hope you are too :)
DJTweeny: Got some storms here is Austin this afternoon
||||||||| Merlyn bounds in at 9:19 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
lily: just aches from storms lol
DJTweeny: lots of car wrecks, they say
Beet: Hi Merl
shoes for the dead: hey Merlyn
DJTweeny: Hey Merlyn
Johnny Dollar: Cat I'm recording and going to slow it
DJTweeny: *here in Austin
Timeghost: I used to live in Groton, CT
EWeston: Merlyn, who's the oaktree?
Merlyn: hey all
Cat : Merl
''Bob'': If you call that living.
shoes for the dead: used living is always poor quality
Merlyn: what oak tree?
shoes for the dead: it's cheep tho
lily: take that for a living
EWeston: The one with the every widening hole.
Johnny Dollar: the high voice is not PA
Merlyn: heh, did augur well but screw it
||||||||| 9:22 PM: johnn0hj jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past year and a half!"
Merlyn: are you sure it's not phil A? I haven't slowed it down, but I assumed it was him
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and announces "Presenting 'Nabby', just granted probation at 9:23 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Cat : its double j
EWeston: They say concrete oak trees never forget
Nabby: Jello!
shoes for the dead: hey Nab
DJTweeny: Hi john, Nabby
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 9:23 PM, dragging pinholeF200 by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Yahoo ™?"
Beet: Hi Ohl
DJTweeny: Hi pin
EWeston: Nabster
shoes for the dead: and pin
Beet: Hi Nabby
EWeston: And our sight pinhole
Cat : Nab, pin
Beet: Yo pin
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
pinholeF200: Greetin's Tween, shoes, Cat, Beet and all
Nabby: Hey Teeny
Johnny Dollar: hi voice probably Fred or whoever put the final touches on
EWeston: Boppsters in our ice neightborhood?
Nabby: Hi Betweeny
DJTweeny: teeny tiny tweeny?
shoes for the dead: are you in Mn, Nab?
lily: susan shrub
Nabby: No Kirkland WA
Nabby: Came from MN tho
lily: yellow polka dot
Merlyn: Nino knows, or at least guesses close. He's 100% right, 60% of the time
EWeston: Tankienie
lily: how can he be in 2
shoes for the dead: I was at lake Vermillion a few week ago
lily: Nino has not got me yet
EWeston: Its a days drive to Humptulips
||||||||| Catherwood trudges in at 9:27 PM, dragging FelixTheRat by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yo-yo?"
EWeston: Pizza's on the rat!
shoes for the dead: hey Felix
Nabby: Gorgeous up there shoes
Nabby: Superior forest
DJTweeny: Hi Felix
shoes for the dead: walleyes
Nabby: Hey Felix
Beet: Hi Felix
Nabby: aha another fisherman
Nabby: walleyes is it
Johnny Dollar: Nino's hundreds of miles off, I'm in Chgo suburb
pinholeF200: yo Felix
DJTweeny: looks like we have a Sumaratran amongst uss
Nabby: walleyes R us
EWeston: A follower of Ampere Watt?
Nabby: best eating freshwater fish
Johnny Dollar: what?
shoes for the dead: had em for supper tonite
Nabby: sweet!
EWeston: The Sacred Om watt amp
Cat : bertman used to call proctor a leprechaun.
shoes for the dead: (brought back more than i caught)
Merlyn: the high voice just said he was phil
Nabby: proctor is a leprechaun
Nabby: (we'd filet them and freeze them in milk cartons))
EWeston: The rest of them tended to omm away without hhim
Johnny Dollar: Hmmm said so but it didn't jive with my speed test, could try again...
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and announces "Announcing 'Petesellers', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:32 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
Nabby: You may already have won
Nabby: Hi Pete
EWeston: Peter
Cat : pete
pinholeF200: and won is nothing
shoes for the dead: what's Peter selling?
Nabby: catherwood give everyone VD
||||||||| Catherwood brings everyone vd.
Beet: Hi Pete
EWeston: You may already Obie Wan
DJTweeny: Hi Pete
Cat : here's a question for those of you who know the album inthe next world you're on your own.
Nabby: oh well worth a try
shoes for the dead: go, Cat
Cat : when the blind guy was buying the expensive groceries, wasn't there a botttle of booze ?
Nabby: hmm
pinholeF200: p j proby wine
EWeston: Featuring some pop singer
Cat : thanks, pin. that makes sense.
Petesellers: Pete "likes to watch ....TV" and being there.
lily: one more bush
pinholeF200: will try not to do that again
EWeston: E's Jebed
Nabby: (hey Beet, Cat, EW, JD, Merl, pin, shoes and the amazing lily)
Cat : i was trying to find it online today but the firesign albums have dissappeared.
lily: (what nabby)
Johnny Dollar: resampling to a normal sounding voice it sure doesn't sound like Phil
shoes for the dead: on youyube, Cat?
Nabby: what?
Cat : yes
Nabby: Of course
lily: (I thought you were gonna tell a secret)
Cat : question is answered.
shoes for the dead: good deal for FST!
Timeghost: Jeez, I go take a leek and completely lose the thread of thios "conversation"
Cat : there's a steely dan lyric: all the booze they need, all that money can buy.
Nabby: (no secrets only Sucrets)
lily: requestion everything
||||||||| 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."
shoes for the dead: what?
Nabby: requestion authority
lily: Smith Brothers
pinholeF200: drink Scotch whisky all night long....
Cat : i'm working on my 2nd deputy steely dan has no friends collage.
shoes for the dead: on who's authoority?
EWeston: Requisition everything, if you can aford the shipping cost
lily: and the wheel did what
Nabby: all power to nobody!
Cat : finished the first one essentially today, a 14 min Firesign take on Dan's Asia.
EWeston: That was a presidential candidate once Nabby
Cat : quite pleased with it.
shoes for the dead: can't wait, Cat
Nabby: the Smith Brothers?
||||||||| It's 9:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| FelixTheRat - dead from the common cold
||||||||| johnn0hj - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Johnny Dollar: tween, who's they guy who put the music in?
Johnny Dollar: Fred Weibel?
lily: lookin foreward to it Cat
Cat : i sent an mp3 to tween today. he may want to play it next week or whenever.
lily: ricola
DJTweeny: just a sec, Johnny
DJTweeny: John Dryden
Nabby: Fredster
EWeston: Nobody, Nobody can create world peace, Nobody can solve the national debt, ect, etc. Alfiliated with the freak generation
Rufus_T_Firetween: "Phil's segments were a regular part of the Daily Feed Show based out of DC that John Dryden sold on a subscription or barter basis to radio stations, I think he had 200 stations at one time."
Rufus_T_Firetween: (from Fred)
DJTweeny: Sure Cat, next week it shall be
DJTweeny: Listened to a bit of it this afternoon. Cool stuff
shoes for the dead: hogh voice John?
Nabby: Is ricola chocolate?
DJTweeny: Cat, Johnny is looking for Phil Austin clips for a project
Johnny Dollar: So he probably also did that sped up voice imo without knowing anything else because when I resampled to a normal sounding voice it was nowhere near Phil Austins chords
Nabby: wish I had some chocolate right now
DJTweeny: Don't know, shoes
lily: fine swiss herbs
EWeston: So many varieties of chocolate these days
Nabby: rice kripsies, manilla...egg
Johnny Dollar: yes need clips preferably with no background noises
Nabby: no hiss or race tracks sounds
shoes for the dead: hey NSA guy
Cat : what sort of clips are you talking about?
EWeston: I perfer mine 60% or better. OPtions on the shelf include bacon and whiskey
Nabby: And hi to all you FBI guys too - hug an FBI guy today
EWeston: Send the cop in the wood pile some hot coco
Johnny Dollar: Clips of Phil talking about stuff
Johnny Dollar: stuff=anything
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PHIL AUSTIN, THE MAN UNDER THE HAT” at >> http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
Nabby: playing guitar
EWeston: Being clever with my feet
pinholeF200: saw The Mouse That Roared today, lotta laffs
Cat : i loved that movie and books
Cat : is that from the kennedy era or earlier?
Nabby: just pre
Nabby: late 50's
Beet: I'm actually still here.
pinholeF200: 1959--just before
||||||||| "9:51 PM? 9:51 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Cat 2 should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Cat 2 enters and sits at the bar.
shoes for the dead: i'm active here
EWeston: Number one on my list Beet. There's nowhere to go but down
Cat 2: check out https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205139506430088&set=np.1441923372016385.713110881&type=1
Nabby: I'm radioactive here
Nabby glows.
lily: the exit sign could not convince me to leave
Cat : i hope that works. chromium switch podcast features my collage Billville the Mountain on today's edition. that should link to it. Billville is the last 50 min.
Cat : signs must be obeyed
EWeston: I'm X radcon stick out your tongue and bend over
shoes for the dead: neat, Tween!
Nabby: Nicky D
lily: active enough to breath
EWeston: He can still breed?
Nabby: great stuff Cat thanks for bringing this in (Tales)
Cat : you can probably buy this now as a cd from somewhere.
||||||||| It's 9:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Petesellers - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Nabby: Ooh I dunno...
Nabby: Did it make it from cassette to CD?
EWeston: I got it on casette
Nabby: Zactly EW
Cat : merl should know
Cat : did you click the link i just typed to the chromium switch site?
Nabby: It's going to be a collector's item
Nabby: I mean, it is by now
Cat : If Firesign joined the others of invention, they may look like this
Merlyn: tween said fred sold it as a CD
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
currently playing – PHIL AUSTIN'S “TALES OF THE OLD DETECTIVE”
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://www.amazon.com/Tales-Old-Detective-Other-Lies/dp/1572700017
'
Cat : was the cd made from masters?
Nabby: Really Merl interesting I'll ask him about it
DJTweeny: The cassette of Tales at Amazon is a bit pricey...
Nabby: I'm sure it is Tween
Nabby: Collector prices
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
DJTweeny: Yes, Fred will sell you the CD of THE DAILY FEED TAPES
DJTweeny: indeed
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
Nabby: Thanks Rufus Boomers is great
Beet: Boomers is great
Cat : Proc is firing on all cylinders with the boomers project.
Nabby: Truly Cat
shoes for the dead: echo in here
Beet: There's an echoe in here echoe in here
EWeston: I've found at least one fan of the series
Nabby: echo in here
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Cat : i can see him as another george burns, singing and tapdancing until he's 100.
Nabby: damn straight Cat
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** You can buy a CD of NICK DANGER: THE DAILY FEED TAPES by sending $20 via Paypal to Fred Wiebel at fredwiebel@aol.com
pinholeF200: echo echo
Rufus_T_Firetween: could well be, Cat :)
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Dino into the room, accepts an I.O.U. as a gratuity, mumbles something about 10:00 PM, then departs.
Nabby: The Mighty Fred
EWeston: Hello! Ello. All alone, All alone I'm an idiot. You certainly are!
DJTweeny: Hi Dino
shoes for the dead: hey Dino
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 10:01 PM, dragging hubcity by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yo-yo?"
DJTweeny: Hi hubcity
shoes for the dead: and hubcity
Nabby: Dino & hub!
Cat : dino, hub
||||||||| 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."
lily: prunes
hubcity: Oo, hey :)
EWeston: A big feat
Nabby: prunes are beautiful
Nabby: figs, even more so
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “TALES OF THE OLD DETECTIVE” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=totod-ln
lily: newtons law
lily: the cookie will fall icing down
Nabby: what a voice (Austin)
EWeston: Don't breath the mercury fumes
Nabby: lol lily
shoes for the dead: newton slaw?
DJTweeny: indeed
Cat : his voice is so good, it makes you aware of how good a voice can be.
Nabby: indude
Johnny Dollar: mmm slaaaw!
Nabby: it is you're right Cat
Nabby: and he was a writer, man - there should be an omnibus volume of his writing
shoes for the dead: like Ed Woodpecker Private eye
lily: baptized in brasso
Beet: The music of language
EWeston: Brined in tin
Nabby: he let us watch those stories taking form - pretty cool shoes
hubcity: There's a rhythm there - important stuff.
Nabby: everybody needs cool shoes
Cat : hopefully there will be, nabby
Nabby: brasso age
Cat : austin and bergman published books and proc is writing his autobi.
Cat : only fireguy without a book will be austin and that aint write!
EWeston: Pior to the beano age
Cat : not austin, Ossman, several books.
Nabby: ossman too, the poetry
hubcity: I wanna read Proctor's autobiography...
Nabby: yeah
lily: just after the silk stockins daze
Cat : they should be sold on the firesign site.
EWeston: He did a published mystery
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| squeeze_the-wheeze - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Nabby: Me too hub
DJTweeny: Hi Redpill
Nabby: That's right I forgot EW thanks for reminding
pinholeF200: oh noooooooo, I'm fading away...........
EWeston: 200 BC a good age for bar beer
Beet: welcome back, pin
DJTweeny: lol EW
Cat : more than obne, ew
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “TALES OF THE OLD DETECTIVE” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=totod-ln
EWeston: Wine still came with pine resin in those days
Nabby: EW haha
Nabby: pin is back
Cat : some of this writing/talknig reminds me of spaulding gray's monologues and they were the best.
Nabby: Ooh yeah Cat
Johnny Dollar: half2go been fun folks
Beet: Nite Johnny D
shoes for the dead: see ya JD
lily: by$
Cat : i saw him do monster in a box and slippery slope in an intimate theatre in vancouver.
DJTweeny: bye JD
Nabby: Take care JD
EWeston: Swaller doller califlower allegaru
Cat : two best shows i've ever seen.
Cat : the flick of cambodia is excellent too.
Johnny Dollar: bye Beet Cat DJTweeny EWeston hubcity Johnny Dollar lily Nabby pinholeF200 Rufus_T_Firetween shoes for the dead Dino ''Bob'' Cat 2 Merlyn Timeghost RedPillTweeny
Cat : by johnny.
lily: sugar ah
pinholeF200: so long JD
||||||||| Johnny Dollar leaves to catch the 10:14 PM train to Philadelphia.
Nabby: shuggah
EWeston: 661-669 the neigborhood of the beast
Nabby: oh you beast!
EWeston: Tell the nieghborhood association
lily: there a party gonin on right there
EWeston: He's got the beat
Cat : sounds like a tune from the late 50s.
||||||||| 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."
Nabby: there's a party going on in my shoes (for industry)
Cat : bergtman's salad days.
Beet: wow
EWeston: We've got the beat is a more recent lyric
hubcity: Irving Berlin noted that in "White Christmas" (the intro verse that nobody sings.)
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “TALES OF THE OLD DETECTIVE” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=totod-ln
EWeston: Iehter one of my toes is packing a knife, or its time to trim
Cat : there a party goin on
shoes for the dead: used to be we got the beets, a harvest song
Beet: There should be a coffee table book on "Dives of America"
Cat : splish splash
Nabby: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borscht
EWeston: The artist for Zippy the pinhead often does drawings of dives
lily: a beet page
hubcity: "The sun is shining, the grass is green/The orange and palm trees sway/There's never been such a day In Beverly Hills, L.A./But it's December the 24th/And I'm longing to be up North...
Cat : i recently learned that borscht was a ukranian invention,not russian
EWeston: Fifies chrome everywhere!
Beet: Warm feeling in the heart for the borscht piece, Nab
shoes for the dead: he stole my beet!
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
hubcity: And The Old Detective was wrong about Jews and Irony, given Irving Belin's religion...
EWeston: Surround the continent!
Nabby: cool Cat *sigh* Beet
||||||||| It's 10:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Dino - dead from measles
||||||||| RedPillTweeny - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
shoes for the dead: candied mushrooms?
Nabby: shrooms make you feel wiggly
EWeston: Echninoderms for me thanks
Nabby: chicken fry them
EWeston: Makes em all krinkly
pinholeF200: kringly mushrooms?
Nabby: make a squinky horse's doover
EWeston: Echinoderms
shoes for the dead: gesundheit!
EWeston: The food that fights back, even when its dead
lily: toungue
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: It usually ends up on the carpet
Nabby: the chicken stands up and starts dancing on the table
Cat : maybe the most xmasy of any firesign writing, at least that i know of
shoes for the dead: that's the shrooms, Nab
EWeston: That chicken is an imposter!
Nabby: animatronic
Nabby: it is shoes
shoes for the dead: straighten it!
EWeston: Even worse
Cat : ah, the disneyland of my youth.
EWeston: He's laid an egg
Cat 2: think of the spiders in bozos.
EWeston: Basilisk fritters it is then
DJTweeny: Would be nice if they released this on CD and sold at the Firesale Store, so people don't have to spend $90 on a cassette from Amazon ;)
Cat 2: the almost mystical way austin says "night spiders" in the precipace of angels
pinholeF200: don't worry about the flies
lily: just do't un zip it
DJTweeny: pfffft
Nabby: sure would Tween - I know Taylor is aware and has been working on it though I haven't inquired lately
EWeston: We won't weigh them
Beet: nuns?
EWeston: Not without combat pay
Cat : mrs peel, we're needed.
shoes for the dead: none here
EWeston: S'not there?
shoes for the dead: nary a nun
||||||||| 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!"
Beet: flush nuns?
Nabby: Marry a nun today
lily: bank head
EWeston: Shoot missionaries
DJTweeny: What does anybody want to hear next week?
Beet: ))Telulah
shoes for the dead: Neal Amid
EWeston: Procter and Bergman
DJTweeny: OK
lily: what goes good with cat tween?
Cat : i approve
lily: whoopie
DJTweeny: dog
Nabby: arf!
lily: lol
EWeston: Marf?
Cat : nick is almost 20 years old and myu new collage Firesign Asia is new as of today, so you see both new and old me wrenching firesign voices to my will
lily: baroo
DJTweeny: Mr. Liverface's Dead Pet Pet Food
pinholeF200: is this going to be a Korean cookbook?
Cat : nick by which i mean Neal Amid
||||||||| 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: each bar of soap
EWeston: In the uncyclable tin
Nabby: Do you have Prince Albert in the can?
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| hubcity - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Cat : austin was obssesed with describing women
EWeston: He's escaped and run off
DJTweeny: Yes, but he had tinnitus
DJTweeny: *rimshot*
shoes for the dead: no, he's in the fridge
lily: is yer fridgedaor runnin
Cat : there is a city my home provice of sasktachewan called Prince Alberrt.
DJTweeny: Bergman was just obsessed with women
pinholeF200: played music pretty well for having a tin ear
EWeston: The thing with the biohazmat signs on the door?
Cat : nver found The One that austin did.
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Johan Amadeus Myjetski close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 10:41 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the anteroom.
Nabby: Johan
EWeston: Johan!
Cat : johan
DJTweeny: Show's almost over. Time for Johan to drop in lol
shoes for the dead: hey JAM
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hello I just dropped in to say I must be going
pinholeF200: howdy JAM
DJTweeny: You missed a good show, but it'll be up in the archives by tomorrow evening
Beet: Hello Goodbye to J.A.M.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Evening all!
pinholeF200: what do you call a fly if you pull its wings off?
Nabby: Catherwood give everyone a root beer flute
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone a root beer flute.
Cat : you say hello and i say goodbye.
Cat : ive been listening to too much beatles lately
lily: oh yeh
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Sorry to miss it yet again. But I've had family in the hospital & that's diftracting
pinholeF200: a walk
Beet: is there such a thing?
Cat : sorry to hear that johan.
Nabby: is there such a thing as too much Beatles?
Nabby: thanks Cat good picks
||||||||| "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: Thanks Tween!!!
Nabby: thanks Tween
Beet: A nice tribute to Austin tonight. Enjoyed it. Thanks everyone. Thanks Tween. G'Nite.
''Bob'': Thanks as always, Tweeny!
Cat : they were all stories you first heard earlier versions of last week.
Nabby: Thanks Merl --& Rufus
lily: Beet Cat DJTweeny EWeston Johan Amadeus Myjetski lily Nabby pinholeF200 shoes for the dead night all and thanks tween and cat for a lovely lovelt
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
EWeston: Thanks tweeny and g'day!
pinholeF200: Thanks Tween and Cat, great show!
Cat : always the best, tween.
Timeghost: Thanks Tween; 'night all.
||||||||| 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: Park it and Lock it !
Cat : off we riff
Merlyn: tanks again, tween
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
||||||||| Cat 2 says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Cat 2 exits at 10:45 PM.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Nite all!
||||||||| Cat rushes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Cat ?! It's 10:45 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| At 10:45 PM, pinholeF200 vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
Nabby: Adios!
||||||||| 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!"
Merlyn: add eos
||||||||| Around 10:46 PM, Merlyn walks off into the sunset...
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| At 10:48 PM, Rufus_T_Firetween scurries out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| 10:49 PM -- DJTweeny left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
||||||||| It's 10:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Johan Amadeus Myjetski - dead from measles
||||||||| Timeghost - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| EWeston - dead from The Plague
||||||||| shoes for the dead - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Beet - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Nabby - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| lily - dead from jaundice
||||||||| ''Bob'' - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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:
Angelo Murky
Beet
''Bob''

Cat 2
Cat
DJTweeny
EWeston
hubcity
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
Johnny Dollar
lily
Merlyn
Nabby
No_Swiss_Picnic
Petesellers
pinholeF200
Rufus_T_Firetween
shoes for the dead
squeeze_the-wheeze
Timeghost
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=totod-ln
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
https://archive.org/details/nick-carter
https://archive.org/details/OTRR_YoursTrulyJohnnyDollar_Singles
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borscht
https://twitter.com/TristanSevers/status/641067258110873600
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10205139506430088&set=np.1441923372016385.713110881&type=1
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbusXbpBphg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTElxrjbmY0
http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Old-Detective-Other-Lies/dp/1572700017
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
http://www.firezine.net/issue4/fz4_05.htm
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow



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