A Firesign Chat
09/24/2015




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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 24, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood escorts DJTweeny in through the front door at 7:55 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| 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
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||||||||| Outside, the 8:30 PM downtown bus from Billville pulls away, leaving Rufus_T_Firetween coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| 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)
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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||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Currently playing: warm up music (The Moody Blues)
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 leads Ralph in through the front door at 8:46 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Beet into the room, accepts an I.O.U. as a gratuity, mumbles something about 8:47 PM, then departs.
Beet: The MOODYS! Howdy everyone.
Beet: Hi Ralph, Tween.
Ralph: Hello, friends..............
DJTweeny: Hi Beet, Ralph
Beet: Early tonight.
||||||||| Cat enters at 8:49 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Hat Pack Annex.
Beet: Hi Cat.
DJTweeny: Hey Cat
Cat : Hi all
Beet: BTW the Moody Blues is/are my favorite all time group.
Beet: Unmistakable sound
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:51 PM and lily waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Beet: Hi lily
Cat : Lily
lily: Beet Cat DJTweeny lily Ralph hi and higher thanks tween for everything
lily: mine too beet I love tham
DJTweeny: Hi lily
DJTweeny: This album is with keyboardist Patrick Moraz
lily: tween ;/
Beet: a girl after my own heart
DJTweeny: Long Distance Voyager
lily: vger
lily: I saw tommies guitar in tokyo
lily: yeah beet
Beet: I don't know how you manage it, but the fidelity on the broadcast is quite nice.
||||||||| 8:55 PM: EWeston jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
Beet: Howdy EW
DJTweeny: only 128k, but much higher quality before the encoder
lily: more volume hi ew
DJTweeny: Hi EW
EWeston: Rvening Tweeny Cat Lily ralph and my favorite bett, er beet
lily: ty tween
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
lily: love them in concert new album commin out
DJTweeny: cool
Beet: I have gone to three of their concerts. Amazing.
lily: 6
DJTweeny: Saw them once in the early 90's, after Moraz had left
Beet: Wow
DJTweeny: and yeah, amazing in concert
DJTweeny: with the Indianapolis Symphony
lily: and they rock it
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and intones "Presenting 'Merlyn', just granted probation at 8:59 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Beet: Cosmic Rockers
||||||||| Outside, the 8:59 PM uptown bus from Missouri pulls away, leaving pinholeF200 coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, September 24, 2015 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
Beet: Hi Pin
DJTweeny: Hi pinhole
Beet: Yo Merl
Cat : Merl, Pin
EWeston: Merlyn an That small dot of light
lily: volume down
DJTweeny: Hey Merlyn
||||||||| shoes for the dead enters at 9:00 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
pinholeF200: Hi, Beet, Cat, Tween and all of Firedom
shoes for the dead: Howdy
EWeston: Shoes for outdestry
Cat : shoes
lily: carps
EWeston: Flounders
Beet: Holy Crap!
shoes for the dead: canadian feline
DJTweeny: Hi shoes
Beet: Hi shoes
EWeston: Bobcat eh?
lily: fertilize it
lily: hiiii
EWeston: Put in the holy beans
shoes for the dead: and the sacred ham
||||||||| 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 : i remember michael packer playing this for me on the phone, telling me it would never become an album
Cat : thankfully, he was wrong.
EWeston: Pigs is fruit?
lily: thankfully cat
Cat : packer was their archivist in the early 90s and did several projects with them
EWeston: I guess that's how well got holy shit from above
pinholeF200: better than being tinkled down on
shoes for the dead: trickeled on theory
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Now playing: Firesign's “PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” **
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
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EWeston: I stick with twinkled on
lily: twinkie style
Cat : i didn't know the ringball they refer to is the Mayan game.
DJTweeny: the skit Pink Hotel Burns Down is of course the precursor to Eat Or Be Eaten
Cat : Proctor mentioned it decades later.
shoes for the dead: twinkle little czar
DJTweeny: ok, OK Cat
lily: with severed heads
lily: tinker bell syndrome
EWeston: Deep fried
DJTweeny: sorry about the abrupt level change
shoes for the dead: tastes like Pork
DJTweeny: these tracks were just too low
EWeston: Whadda bout the corn smut?
DJTweeny: had to change an iTunes option for them
Cat : there's a scene in my play Box of Time (with Austin) that takes place at a Mayan ringball game.
shoes for the dead: we're on the El now, Tween
lily: cool cat
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
||||||||| "9:09 PM? 9:09 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Johnny Dollar should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Johnny Dollar enters and sits on the divan.
Cat : I know too much Firesign minutae for my own good.
||||||||| Ralph Spoilsport drives in through the door and says "Buy a new or used T-shirt from the Firesign Theatre Cafepress store! Hurry before this sentence ends!"
DJTweeny: shoes for the dead: we're on the El now, Tween << sounds OK now?
DJTweeny: Hi JD
EWeston: the model has v 8
shoes for the dead: hey Johnny
Cat : Johnny
Johnny Dollar: hI Tweeny, all
pinholeF200: yo JD
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: Hi Dollar
Beet: Hi Johnny
lily: spread that on it
lily: holey wholie holy
EWeston: A divit by any other name
shoes for the dead: moley
lily: spend it up
Cat : On one of his podcasts, Bergman relates the story of when they did the Jack Poet ads.
pinholeF200: a divot is the early stage of a hole
Cat : Jack got a call from VW headquarters in Germany telling him "get those motherfuckers off the air."
Cat : Jack was surprised to hear a german say "motherfucker"
lily: and a hole is the start of a tunnel
DJTweeny: hahahahaha Cat
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
shoes for the dead: that's great, Cat
DJTweeny: Somehow, that is very believable
EWeston: VW has other problems today
DJTweeny: I sure couldn't believe they were real commercials when I first saw them
lily: what emits
DJTweeny: indeed, EW
DJTweeny: big problems
Cat : True, EW. But it sounded like Bergman was quite proud of that.
Johnny Dollar: Those hacks
lily: they are giving them away
EWeston: My sister bought one of them
DJTweeny: someone told me today that VW had already set aside $7bil 'to address the issue'
pinholeF200: now you can only drive a VW at night, nocturnal emissions
Cat : a motherfucker? what did she do with it?
lily: I loved mine
DJTweeny: good one, pin
lily: lol cat
EWeston: Peter liked being outragious
DJTweeny: me too, I had a '67 bug
lily: mine was a 70
DJTweeny: EWeston: Peter liked being outragious << and consider the company he was keeping, that's saying something ;)
EWeston: She may ask for a trade in for something more rugged
DJTweeny: * considering
Cat : in the early 70s i had a friend who had a VW repair shop here in Vancouver.
shoes for the dead: put your hand up the skirt of a Toyota
Cat : WOFTAM auto, waste of fucking time and money.
EWeston: It was a wonderful mix of personalities
Cat : yeah shoes they got fired after pete said that.
||||||||| 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!"
Johnny Dollar: doubled as a sewing machine tune up shop
Beet: I still have a fondness for the beetle. A main icon of the sixties.
||||||||| 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: We won't talk about the accordian repairs
EWeston: Still a couple beetle running around here. No saying howmany engine changes they've had to this point.
Beet: Cue the dramatic music.
DJTweeny: Beet: I still have a fondness for the beetle. A main icon of the sixties. << yeah the old simple flat 4 models, not the new ones, which are just designed to look like the real thing
shoes for the dead: hominy engines
lily: love that sound they made
Johnny Dollar: now we can make popcorn
EWeston: A friend seemed to be always changing out his beetle motor
Beet: Newer ones are a bad copy. What happened to the idea of an inexpensive, simpe to maintain car for "the people"?.
EWeston: I had two Porsche 914's. Series 4 Vdub powered
EWeston: It sounded like a small metal stamping planting behind my head
lily: cat like reflexes
DJTweeny: nice, EW
DJTweeny: a bit noisy, eh?
Cat : yes i do, lily
EWeston: Unfortunatly the theme song for that car was rust never sleeps
Johnny Dollar: high speed stamping plant
EWeston: They were fun. Even the one I thought was catching fire
pinholeF200: history of the beetle goes back to Nazi Germany
EWeston: Long legs. But the thing to do is insert a Porsche 6 into the engine bay
Cat : that disney bio on pbs showed stamping and seizing machine making disney records.
lily: lol cat
Cat : and eventually, Bozos.
Johnny Dollar: 'The peoples car'
DJTweeny: That's true, pinhole. Originally Porche working for the Nazis
lily: good in the gas ass time
EWeston: Did some monster tanks, and amphibious troop carriers
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
shoes for the dead: nazi salamanders
Johnny Dollar: don't forget THE THING
pinholeF200: there was a special welding rig VW had to convince the Allies to return to them after WWII, otherwise no way to make the beetle bodies
Cat : sounds alot like mutt n' smutt
EWeston: Not involved. German aviation ideas of the time are still jaw dropping
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
shoes for the dead: don't they still make those in Mexico?
lily: oof her
DJTweeny: definitely the precursor, Cat
||||||||| Bunnyboy enters at 9:30 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Bunnyboy: lo dere
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: Brazil maybe
DJTweeny: They did until 2004, shoes
shoes for the dead: hey Bun
||||||||| "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: Hey Bunny
EWeston: Hi Bun
Cat : bunny
Beet: I think the Mexican plant finally closed.
Johnny Dollar: wabbit
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:31 PM and Lil sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Beet: Hi Bun
lily: dew drop
shoes for the dead: hey Lil
Beet: Howdy Lil
lily: hi lil
Cat : Lil
Lil: Hey all
pinholeF200: hey Lil, B-b
DJTweeny: Volkswagen Beetle - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Beetle
Johnny Dollar: lil
EWeston: Maybe if someone comes up with a twostroke fuel injected aircooled engine there'll a new true beetle
DJTweeny: "The very last Volkswagen Beetle produced, manufactured in Puebla, Mexico, July 30, 2003."
EWeston: Lil
DJTweeny: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Beetle#Mexico
Beet: I am continuing to enjoy "Boomers On A Bench" on Youtube
lily: oh I miss her
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
Beet: Tesla
EWeston: Expensive but comsumer's report raved about their latest
lily: boomer is grand
shoes for the dead: yuppers Beet
||||||||| 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 EdmundEdmund gets out at 9:35 PM.
Cat : ed2
DJTweeny: Hi Ed
EWeston: The bastid, howdy
Johnny Dollar: double Ed
||||||||| 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: Ednund Squared
EdmundEdmund: Hidy, all
Bunnyboy: I found out today that THE AMERICAN DREAMER, a rarely seen 1971 documentary on Dennis Hopper, filming THE LAST MOVIE, is now on disc.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
Beet: Hi E E
||||||||| It's 9:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Ralph - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Beet: Ralph's dead
Merlyn: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_Taping_Is_Killing_Music
EWeston: If enough Edmunds came together to form a gravitaional singulaity, would it be called an Edmundhole?
Bunnyboy: Here's the title piece. Purty neat.
DJTweeny: yep, which became EOBE
pinholeF200: the whole holy hole
lily: lol
EWeston: We have that in whole wheat
EdmundEdmund: Hopefully I won't get sucked in
EWeston: I think a Fredhole is on the other enf
Beet: Next week: Gravity and its opposite, Comedy.
EWeston: Nino will be broadcasting to your brain buds
DJTweeny: We had a request for some Proctor & Bergman. Any particular album?
||||||||| 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!"
Johnny Dollar: Charger card
shoes for the dead: tv or not tv
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski enters at 9:45 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Hat Pack Annex.
DJTweeny: TV it is
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
Johnny Dollar: JAM
shoes for the dead: hey JAM
EdmundEdmund: (bows head on behalf of Peter B)
EWeston: Goot!
johan amadeus myjetski: Hiya DJT!
Cat : jam
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
EdmundEdmund: Welcome, Jam
johan amadeus myjetski: Johnny, shoes! Good to see yoou all!
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Cat!
pinholeF200: hey joh
johan amadeus myjetski: EE, greetings
johan amadeus myjetski: Pin!
lily: o tea
Bunnyboy: Always sad there wasn't a "Turn 3" on THE PINK HOTEL.
EWeston: Johamster
johan amadeus myjetski: Evening, E!
EWeston: Look you at the darkening of the light!
DJTweeny: Hi Lil
DJTweeny: This is another album that really needs to be re-released
Beet: hi johan
DJTweeny: Lodestone was making them, but Lodestone is no more
EWeston: Do you have any Goon Show recordings Tweeny?
DJTweeny: I don't EW, and I really should
Cat : maybe this will be for sale on their eventual site.
DJTweeny: will make a note to get some
EWeston: Got a couple albums myself
Cat : either proc or taylor said the mushroom shows would be for sale there.
DJTweeny: maybe, Cat
DJTweeny: I need to get Taylor back on one of these days to talk about the upcoming projects
||||||||| 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!"
pinholeF200: cheesy
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
lily: left to their own
EWeston: Portland it seems
EWeston: They did get there
Beet: OHHHHHH
Bunnyboy: Several Goon Show excerpts represented on YouTube.
DJTweeny: Merlyn suggested I play Captain Equinox (coming up next), since it happens to be the Equinox, so I thought why not the whole album?
EWeston: There's site with short bits
Cat : good timing
Bunnyboy: Also Spitting Image, and an official SCTV channel.
johan amadeus myjetski: Why not indeed Tween!
Bunnyboy: I watched Spitting Image's THE 1987 MOVIE AWARDS, for the first time since it aired on NBC.
johan amadeus myjetski: Spitting Image is hilarious!
Cat : i dont think i've seen that, bun
EWeston: Hippo pox is prefered
shoes for the dead: pox lunch
Cat : the few episodes i saw were fantastic
lily: lox
EWeston: Morpork
Bunnyboy: I won't ruin it for you, but the winner for Best Actress is hysterical.
johan amadeus myjetski: more sugar...
shoes for the dead: lox punch
pinholeF200: you can tuna piano but you can't smoke a fish
EWeston: And never drink with one in Oklahoma
johan amadeus myjetski: I had smoked trout once, but I don't know what it had smoked...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Bunnyboy: Found several Spitting Image eps, including THE 1987 MOVIE AWARDS.
lily: spoon
EWeston: With great power come great spoons
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** If you're on Facebook, you can Like the official Firesign Fan Page here >> https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208 - and if you’re on Twitter and would like to get official Firesign tweets, follow @FiresignNews - there are also a couple of other unofficial Facebook fan pages at >> Chromium Switch - https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf - and Firesign Theatre - https://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/
johan amadeus myjetski: I'm a spork man, myself
lily: serveche scares ya
lily: when ya come to a spoon in the road
EWeston: I'm afraid to try and say it
Johnny Dollar: fork it
EdmundEdmund: spork and beings
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
lily: soups on
EWeston: And lite farts
johan amadeus myjetski: LOL, EE!
||||||||| sparky steps in at 10:03 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
EWeston: Sparky
shoes for the dead: hey sparky
Cat : ah charles shultz
johan amadeus myjetski: Yo, Sparks
DJTweeny: Hi sparky
Beet: Hi sparky
Bunnyboy: Gotta feed a family! Nite, yez!
Cat : by bun
DJTweeny: bye Bunny
EWeston: Hoppy trails bun
EdmundEdmund: Hi, Sparks. I used to have one of those....but it vanished mysteriously.
Beet: See ya Bunny
shoes for the dead: see ya Bun
johan amadeus myjetski: Can't take 'em for granite, Bun!
pinholeF200: night bun
EdmundEdmund: Niteys, Bunny
Johnny Dollar: nyte
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:05 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs Bunnyboy by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Beet: Hello NSA guy.
EWeston: He's forgotten at home
EdmundEdmund: but not forgiven.
johan amadeus myjetski: I'll never for get you neither, Nancy!
EdmundEdmund: .... you're such a tool...
DJTweeny: We're also out of rabbits
EWeston: A Harber tool
johan amadeus myjetski: no more wabbits?
lily: butt we got tail
shoes for the dead: Chinese surplus
EWeston: They're playing poker with the rays
Johnny Dollar: wascally warmint
pinholeF200: don't like hare in my stew
DJTweeny: *rimshot*
EWeston: He's probably uncomfortable about it
DJTweeny me wonders is Llan is a fan of Welsh Rarebit
DJTweeny: *if
johan amadeus myjetski: (cockcombing my hare)
Beet: where is llan and nabby?
EWeston: Use a Basilisk
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
DJTweeny: and Dex
EdmundEdmund: ...or the Rare Welshbit...
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
johan amadeus myjetski: (appearance is impotent)
EWeston: Seeing is disbelieving
Lil: This sounds like a Goon Show episode
DJTweeny: absolutely based on the Goon Shows
EWeston: Lotsa bits from them
DJTweeny: they say so in the liner notes
Cat : very consciouslly, lil
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
Lil: Cool
EdmundEdmund: Needlenoddlenu.
Lil: thanks for the link
Lil: indeed Edmund x2
EWeston: In response to your direct question, I have no choice but to give you a dirct answer...what was the question. Da Goons
Lil -)
pinholeF200: where's my script?
EWeston: Under the corn starch
Lil: accidental genius love that phrase
lily: was it really all that plus some
johan amadeus myjetski: I have a direct inquiry: The routine runs at the end of several shows involving the nun & the change of sect procedure. Is that available on a CD somewhere?
||||||||| 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!"
lily: ty
EWeston: I've got it on vynil
shoes for the dead: vynil is final
EdmundEdmund: There's a cure for that.
johan amadeus myjetski: I wanted to make a gift of it for a friend
||||||||| New notice: ' ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “SHOW BIZ FIRESIGN” **
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
CHECK OUT CAT’S PLAYS AT >> http://seemreal.com/
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EWeston: Don't remember a nun though
Lil: forget which one it's from
EWeston: BBC should rediscover the goons
johan amadeus myjetski: Maybe it was a clergyman
pinholeF200: a former priest underwent a sect change operation and became a nun
EWeston: That's the end of What This Country Needs
johan amadeus myjetski: That's it Pin! What's that from?
Merlyn: http://firesigntheatre.com/fst-tour/dreamo.html
Lil: Yes EW I miss them
DJTweeny: Give Up This Day
johan amadeus myjetski: Thx, E!
EWeston: From the real reverans Sport Rendleburg
pinholeF200: I want to say from Dear Friends but I'm not sure--typical Firehead--highly confused
DJTweeny: I often play it at the and of the show, and shall do so this evening
lily: peas be green
DJTweeny: no, EW had it right Pin
johan amadeus myjetski: Thx, DJT!
pinholeF200: I meant me regarding the confusion
DJTweeny: yw Johan
shoes for the dead: What?
EWeston: Wise Guy Confusion is always with us
DJTweeny: What??
Cat : one of the chatters gave me the info for that bit, the pj proby wine
Lil: No not from Dear Friends
johan amadeus myjetski: don't follow the balls when they make the street
EWeston: S'not here
DJTweeny: So glad you've been motivated to make these collages, Cat :-)
pinholeF200: don't follow the balls and don't think with your.....
shoes for the dead: yuppers, good fun, Cat
Lil: Maybe the holiday CD they did for PBS
lily: yeah and thanks cat
DJTweeny: Hope some of you other folks will consider putting together some of your own favorite FST bits
Cat : i'll have my old morse science for next week and then a longer piece for halloween
lily: yeah
Lil: nice
DJTweeny: The RFD program director is not going to like that last bit...
johan amadeus myjetski: beauty, Cat, true beauty!
Cat : tween played this a week or 2 ago from the firesign in london
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
shoes for the dead: fuck 'im
DJTweeny: lol shoes
pinholeF200: joke 'em if they can'
Lil: I like the Echo poem from Dear Friends where they start cracking up on the "big black blowl"
lily: a puck on yer tux
DJTweeny: he's often tolerant as long as it doen't get out of hand ;)
Cat : firesign did that to sabotage the npr series.
pinholeF200: joke 'em if they can't take a f***
shoes for the dead: if he can't take a jole
DJTweeny: Andrew Dice Clay would not pass muster
pinholeF200: but would he pass the syrup?
Lil: blig black blowl that is
EWeston: Take this joule
johan amadeus myjetski: Nor ketchup either, DJT!
DJTweeny: They were trying to sabotage their own gig, Cat?
Cat : as i recall the tale. i'm sure proc can tell us.
EWeston: Only its five cents extra with katchup
Cat : that was proc.
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DJTweeny: Yeah, could tell it was Proc
Merlyn: I'd swear that was Phil
shoes for the dead: only got enough scrip for an erg
EWeston: You want that in positrons?
Lil: really appreciate the extra material Cat
johan amadeus myjetski: Alister Crowley - Hexercize
Cat : i have tons of it
DJTweeny: BTW, if you have any questions for Phil or David, please let me know and I'll make a list for the next time they appear
EWeston: Rock climber gone strange, though sorta oxymoronic
shoes for the dead: throw in a free electron and it's a deal
EWeston: Sure, I'll bag it separetly
Lil: K Tweeny
EdmundEdmund: Ask em' why the porridge bird lays its eggs in the air....
johan amadeus myjetski: I don't have the shell for it shoes
Lil: Cat I'll be your friend for life
EdmundEdmund: .... inquiring minds ant to kno.
lily: ty
Lil: whatever I have left of it
Beet: Neat, Cat.
EdmundEdmund: ...want to now?
Cat : thanks, lil
Lil: any time lol
EWeston: Space zeppilin time
EdmundEdmund: ...wait to knee.
Lil: why do all my best socks get holes?
EWeston: Wait by that elbow
Cat : i htink i started mixing firesign with steely dan cuz skunk baxter played on Fighting Clowns
Cat : and anyone named skunk deserves to be in a firesign collage
Lil: "Stuck in the Middle" is my theme song
pinholeF200: in real life Skunk Baxter is a gov't consultant on antimissile defense
EdmundEdmund: "Stuck In The Muddle" is mine.
Johnny Dollar: Isn't that Stealers Wheel?
Lil: OOps see there I go again you're right JD
EWeston: I'm going with You Done My Brain in
EdmundEdmund: ..... for mine? Stuck Wheel.
Lil: My brain cells are dropping like flies now
EWeston: Put them on the scales dear
shoes for the dead: clumsy flies
Lil: LOL EW
Lil: I thought we don't weigh the flies
EWeston: I'se quietly proud
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Now playing: from the DOMM Let's Eat Broadcasts “THE HILERIO SPACEPIPE SHOW” **
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pinholeF200: wonder if Diana Princess of Whales ever was on the Wall?
Beet: On the fence
Johnny Dollar: Princess of Narwhals
EWeston: Never against the wall I'll give her that
shoes for the dead: cept the wall of a tunnel
Johnny Dollar: oof!
EWeston: There was that
lily: hose that down
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EWeston: Priviledged people don't get to live real lives. Its a form of death IMO
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| sparky - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Beet: I think you're right, EW.
pinholeF200: Kafka Chameleon
johan amadeus myjetski: godless bless Vaspuchiland
EWeston: I never knew that cockroach!
johan amadeus myjetski: brings new zest to my great...
EWeston: Porkpotpie?
shoes for the dead: pork pie hat
lily: sugar less
johan amadeus myjetski: goodbye pork pie….
EWeston: You don't think the feather is too much?
Lil: Uncle Floyd
shoes for the dead: all togtther now!
Cat : ive only heard the name, lil
johan amadeus myjetski: uncle charlie mingus
Lil: He wore a pork pie hat
Cat : i know Elayne was a fan.
EWeston: On his right foot
EdmundEdmund: he was the original Jersey Boy
pinholeF200: I've been taking up space for years
Lil: yep Ex2
Cat : 12,000 years ago?
EdmundEdmund: ....where do you put it all, pin?
EWeston: Space is closer than next door
Cat : its all space
Johnny Dollar: space is deep
johan amadeus myjetski: Pin's a real space-saver?
EWeston: True between each of our moloclues is hard vacume
lily: its a bar at the bottom of the key pad
johan amadeus myjetski: I'm changing the bag in my hard vacuumm
EWeston: Yureka!
lily: it makes words make sense
EdmundEdmund: we used to call it 'the Hoove'...
shoes for the dead: what?
EWeston: It gives stuff places to be
johan amadeus myjetski: praise the Hoove...
lily: its between our ears
EWeston: And move to there
pinholeF200: my space only exists when I am in it
johan amadeus myjetski: yoursis existential space, then?
shoes for the dead: but if you displace space with an object, where does the space go?
lily: there is some between my toes right now
EdmundEdmund: I keep mine in my head, no one looks for it there.]
EWeston: Nice Grecian columns. They new?
EWeston: It sneaks around the back
johan amadeus myjetski: Shjoes, if it's not in displace, den it's in dat place
EWeston: QED
Beet: I aws fading
Cat : Just started reading John Cleese's autobi. I wonder how Proc's is coming along
DJTweeny: We'll have to ask him the next time he's on :)
Beet: That is going to be a good read.
EWeston: Yup
Cat : read martin short's recently as well. made me laugh. thats what you expect of a comic's autobi
EdmundEdmund: I heard John DeLorean wrote an auto biography.
DJTweeny: "My Life As A Flux Capacitor"
Cat : sounds like a phil austin tale, ed2
||||||||| New notice: '** THANKS FOR LISTENING, ALL! **
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Cat : c.william "bob" heeblehouser
EWeston: They are prone to a nasty type of dust bunny?
Lil: Nice blurb there Tweeny
shoes for the dead: good tunes on this one!
Lil: Indeed
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
EWeston: Two guitars
shoes for the dead: no waiting
johan amadeus myjetski: & a I V VII progression
EWeston: In steereo
DJTweeny: hiii-fiiii
EWeston: Classy outfit
johan amadeus myjetski: strereo
EWeston: Fingerpickin
lily: now in oreo
||||||||| 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."
johan amadeus myjetski: what they used to call 'country blues'
Cat : thanks again, tween
shoes for the dead: Thanks Tween!
Beet: This was fun. Thanks everyone. Thanks, Tween. Good night.
EWeston: Soon on a wax cylinder. Great fun toonight thanx Tweeny nad Cat
Lil: That's a fast outro Tweeny lol
Johnny Dollar: thanks Tweeny bye all
shoes for the dead: Park it and Lock it!
lily: Beet Cat DJTweeny EdmundEdmund EWeston johan amadeus myjetski Lil lily pinholeF200 shoes for the dead Johnny Dollar nite all and tween you are grand and cat wowo ty
Merlyn: cya next time tweenerino
||||||||| EWeston says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, EWeston exits at 10:58 PM.
johan amadeus myjetski: Fub fub fub tip the addy takes keys away
: Soon on a wax cylinder. Great fun toonight thanx Tweeny nad Cat
: Fingerpickin
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
: In steereo
Lil: Great show
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
Lil: Thanks all
||||||||| 10:59 PM -- Merlyn left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
Cat : one more steely dan firesign collage next week.
||||||||| Johnny Dollar leaves at 10:59 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..."
Lil: Great Cat
Cat : no swear words this time
EdmundEdmund: whoa........byes , all
Lil: Well darn
||||||||| EdmundEdmund rushes off, saying "10:59 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
DJTweeny: will look forward to it, Cat
Lil: Good weekend to all
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Lil: See ya bozos
Cat : see y'all here next week.
Lil: It's a date
||||||||| "11:00 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Cat , who then dashes out through the french doors and down through the flowerbeds.
johan amadeus myjetski: thanks for the laughs, Tween, & all!
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| At 11:02 PM, Rufus_T_Firetween vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| Around 11:02 PM, DJTweeny walks off into the sunset...
||||||||| pinholeF200 leaves at 11:06 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 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Lil - dead from the yaws
||||||||| shoes for the dead - dead from jaundice
||||||||| lily - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Beet - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Ralph close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 11:10 PM tree-stunting plans, and dashes off to the anteroom.
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Ralph - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood ushers pinhead inside, makes a note of the time (2:47 AM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 3 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 3:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| pinhead - 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:
Beet

Bunnyboy
Cat
DJTweeny
EdmundEdmund
EWeston
johan amadeus myjetski
Johnny Dollar
Lil
lily
Merlyn
pinholeF200
Ralph
Rufus_T_Firetween
shoes for the dead
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
http://firesigntheatre.com/fst-tour/dreamo.html
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://seemreal.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_Taping_Is_Killing_Music
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Beetle
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Beetle#Mexico
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
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