A Firesign Chat
10/01/2015




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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 October 01, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with DJTweeny close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 7:42 PM tree-stunting plans, and rushes off to the sitting room.
||||||||| 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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||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:17 PM and Rufus_T_Firetween sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| 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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||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "8:29 PM and late as usual, it's atomicelroy, just back from California."
||||||||| 8:31 PM -- atomicelroy left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies atomicelroy into the room, accepts a $3 bill as a gratuity, grumbles something about 8:31 PM, then departs.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Dan Hicks – by request)
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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DJTweeny: Hi elroy
atomicelroy: hey
DJTweeny: first time here?
atomicelroy: oh no.
DJTweeny: k
atomicelroy: haven't been in a while
DJTweeny: did you see an announcement on Facebook?
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'Captain Equinox', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:37 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
DJTweeny: Hi Captain
DJTweeny: played your theme last week
Captain Equinox: Hiya, Kiddos!
Captain Equinox: howdy
Captain Equinox: Yep, it was my bust time.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "8:39 PM and late as usual, it's Deputy Dang, just back from Elmertown."
Captain Equinox: *busy*
atomicelroy: yes Fakebook
DJTweeny: Hi Deputy
Deputy Dang: Howdy, Partner!
Captain Equinox: I just stopped out to say hello. Hello!
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Affable Clem inside, makes a note of the time (8:41 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Captain Equinox: or Hello I must be going.
DJTweeny: Hi Clem
Affable Clem: Hello, friends. So glad to finally make it here after all these years.
Deputy Dang: We'll catch you on the flip side!
Captain Equinox: Be well, all - catch ya on the Funway!
Deputy Dang: Howdy, Clem!
DJTweeny: Sorry you can't stay, Captain
Captain Equinox: Yippie tie one on!
Affable Clem: Did I tell you about the time me and three of the four or five crazy guys scored on campus?
DJTweeny: Great to have you here, Affable Clem :)
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Merlyn in through the front door at 8:42 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Merlyn: heya
DJTweeny: Hi Merlyn
DJTweeny: Haven't heard about that, Clem
Affable Clem: It was after one of their shows at McCosh I believe and we were sitting around the bar lamenting
Affable Clem: That we didn't have any dope
Affable Clem: Anybody got any weed?
DJTweeny: I have Skype capability Clem, if you'd like to gon on air sometime and regale us with your adventures :)
Affable Clem: No? Then we will take a walk down the hill and try to find some
Affable Clem: Thanks, DJ.
Affable Clem: I can type for now. Less disturbing to my companions in the waiting room.
Affable Clem: Anyway, as we was saying
||||||||| 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."
atomicelroy: ah that's my cue...
||||||||| atomicelroy hurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's atomicelroy?! It's 8:46 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Cat ', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:47 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
DJTweeny: Hey Cat
Cat : Tween
Affable Clem: So off we went. And found what we were after while Phil Proctor quoted Alan Ginsburg "I saw the best minds of my generation ..." And all that
Affable Clem: But he just couldn't wait to get high.
Cat : You get the KBOO show I sent you earlier today?
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Affable Clem: And my only regret is that while we helped him get there, we couldn't stay and share it with him.
Cat : you were hanging with proc?
Affable Clem: This would be about 1975.
DJTweeny: checking now, Cat
Cat : 20 years before me
Cat : i have an idea for a collage with dan and bill hicks
DJTweeny: OK Cat, I see it in the mail queue
Affable Clem: Yes, it was forty years ago now and the four boys were at the top of their form.
DJTweeny: That'd be cool Cat
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 8:52 PM, dragging EWeston by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yahoo?"
DJTweeny: Hi EW
Affable Clem: Toured colleges with material from the first four Columbia albums.
Cat : it's 1 hr, 40 min long but you might want to play it on chat, i think their last interview with pete.
EWeston: Ello Tweeeny an uddled mass's
Cat : he died 4 monthes later
Affable Clem: Minimal props, great voices.
DJTweeny: Sure Cat, I can make it the whole show
Cat : did you hear steve gilmor's recent interview with DO and PP?
DJTweeny: nope
DJTweeny: please post a link
Cat : its about an hour but very recent.
||||||||| Affable Clem runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Affable Clem?! It's 8:54 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
Cat : i'll send it to you latre
DJTweeny: k
||||||||| It's 8:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Captain Equinox - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Cat 2', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:56 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
Cat 2: http://techcrunch.com/video/gillmor-gang/
EWeston: Gesundtite!
Cat : lots of stuff about obits. do had to call john goodman to get pa obit in the new york times
Cat : proc also complains about Bozos, which is my fave firesign album
||||||||| 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 lily disembarks at 8:59 PM.
Cat 2: lily
EWeston: Gerd evenen Lily
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, October 01, 2015 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
lily: Cat 2 Cat DJTweeny EWeston hi ya alls and tween thanks in advamce
||||||||| 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 llanwydd gets out at 9:00 PM.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Now playing: Proctor & Bergman's “TV OR NOT TV” **
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
TV OR NOT TV >> https://laugh.com/product/proctor-bergman-tv-or-not-tv/
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llanwydd: evening folks
DJTweeny: Hi lily
lily: great nite fer ducks
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:00 PM and pinholeF200 steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Cat : llan
DJTweeny: Hi pin
EWeston: Illan
llanwydd: I love this sketch
EWeston: An Pin
||||||||| 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 disembarks at 9:01 PM.
shoes for the dead: Howdy
EWeston: Choose
DJTweeny: Hi shoes
pinholeF200: Hey Happy Thursday Tween, EW, shoes
Cat : i got finger cut on hedge trimmer an hour ago. makes typing a bitch
DJTweeny: I'll bet :/
llanwydd: ouch
lily: ow cat ow
shoes for the dead: lucky it's still there
EWeston: Power tools with edges can be sharp
lily: heellllllllllllllllllllo o
Cat : i was deliriously happy when my Jays clinched their division yesterday. now not so much
lily: yeah yeah
||||||||| 9:03 PM: Beet 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!"
Beet: Evening all.
EWeston: Hay Beet
shoes for the dead: hey Beet
Cat : beet
Beet: Howdy EW, shoes,Cat
DJTweeny: Hi Beet, Llan
shoes for the dead: Nasi Goreng! now I'm hungry
Beet: Hi Llan
||||||||| Nabby bounds in at 9:04 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
DJTweeny: Hi Nabby
Nabby: Hey this door knocker fell off
llanwydd: hi guys
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
shoes for the dead: hey Nab
EWeston: Tackle that Nabby
Cat : i bought this album in toronto, then took it on bus to vancouver. long trip, but very trippy
Cat : nab
Beet: Hi Nab. Missed you last week.
Nabby: Howdy all
Nabby: Can't stay but thought'd say hi
Nabby: aww ty Beet
Cat : high is good
Nabby: Missed y'all too
EWeston: heigh
llanwydd: fst is incredibly prophetic
DJTweeny: indeed Llan
Cat : intentionallym llan
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
llanwydd: it makes me think of what proctor said when he was here a few weeks ago about the future
Nabby: farseeing futureseekers
llanwydd: if anybody could predict it...
Nabby: it's electric
shoes for the dead: ZZZZZZZP
llanwydd: I said live it or..
Beet: You gays see the interview with Ossman and Proctor. Really good.
EWeston: Run! It's the Ump!
Nabby: yeah great Beet
DJTweeny: we're gay now, Beet?
llanwydd: gays?
Beet: Sorry, that's "guys".
Nabby: I'm not a hono
Cat 2: you mean on gilmor gangm beet?
shoes for the dead: guise
llanwydd: I'm a bono
DJTweeny is a homo sapien
||||||||| 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."
Beet: What's a hono
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Cat 2: i just posted a link to it
EWeston: I'm a saggy bag of dirty water
Nabby: I'm a holo
Beet: Yes, Gilmor
Nabby: you know, a honosexual
pinholeF200: what about the elevator boy?
||||||||| Outside, the 9:09 PM uptown bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving dude coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
EWeston: Your vertical hold is slipping
Cat : very touching words about austin.
shoes for the dead: hey dude
Nabby: the elevator boy is a honosexual
DJTweeny: Hi dude
Beet: Hi, pin
llanwydd: hey dude
Nabby: hi dude
lily: I got calcified calcium
llanwydd: caliuga
Beet: Yo, dude
Cat : i just did an audiobiography of pa, but didnt know he was their designated surrealist.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “TV OR NOT TV” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-ln
Nabby: cabbage?
shoes for the dead: kraut
EWeston: A carriage under another name
Nabby: pork?
lily: in a tycondarpga
lily: oh no
EWeston: Please, don't do that with your teeth
lily: Ticonderoga
llanwydd: tycondarpga sounds like a place I used to live
shoes for the dead: they're not mine
lily: lip service only
EWeston: The tip of the tongue, can never be told a lie
llanwydd: though the taste remains the same
Nabby: Tweeny thanks for havin us
lily: the swallow of Capistrano
||||||||| 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!"
shoes for the dead: do ya tip a toungue 15%?
DJTweeny: always my pleasure, Nabby :)
EWeston: 15 degrees, maybe, 15% is cheep.
Nabby: Likewise I'm sure
Cat : talking in tongues? listening to firesign backwards.
DJTweeny: "It's free, just a dollar..."
Nabby: glosso
Nabby: gossol
shoes for the dead: so is lip service
Nabby: glosolla
EWeston: Walk backwards in time and meet the Devil!
llanwydd: isn't it glossolalia?
Nabby: glossolalia that's it
Nabby: yes llan ty
lily: that shade looks good on you
Nabby: it's so glossy flossie
EWeston: Its an antweek
shoes for the dead: lamp shade?
llanwydd: lol
llanwydd: spud poldar
Nabby: how old dwizzit
EWeston: Been in the famiy for 90 sereal years
llanwydd: oh, not yet
Cat : did anyone else think last week's simpsons was the best ever?
Nabby: i did not see it
llanwydd: is the simpsons still running after all these years?
Beet: Didn't see it, Cat
Cat : nevr better
DJTweeny: me either
DJTweeny: gave up TV for lent
lily: me eityer lol
shoes for the dead: kaff kaff
llanwydd: lent is in october? what religion?
shoes for the dead: you lent your tv?
lily: I was over there with Mr Roadkill
EWeston: This is not a real test. I love that line
DJTweeny: The 1st Church Of Science Fiction
llanwydd: oh, here's spud
DJTweeny: yes folks, please do mark you calendars that I have a show on Sunday 6-8 Eastern at www.dishnuts.net - Radio Free Roadkill
DJTweeny: *your
lily: joel grey?
DJTweeny: as lily can attest, I usually play some Firesign, and I'm always taking music requsts
llanwydd: play some yes
llanwydd: please
EWeston: Throws you callendar in the trash
lily: Great show as always and fun stuff thanks tween
DJTweeny: You can either join the RFD chat via an IRC client, or with your browser as you do here
pinholeF200: buy the President some hash
shoes for the dead: I'll second that, lily
Nabby: Yep good listening fun
||||||||| Outside, the 9:25 PM bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving amana mission coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: Hi amana
shoes for the dead: hey mission
Beet: hello a.m.
EWeston: Cheese it! The Bot!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “TV OR NOT TV” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-ln
EWeston: Miss Nomer. Your so tall
lily: smell that paper
Cat : the prettiest woman in Alaska?
Nabby: pork?
lily: out yer hand in yer pocket
EWeston: As the light changes its perspective
Nabby: say I have to run
Nabby: go ahead, say it
DJTweeny: Have a great week, Nabby
Cat : ok, u have to run
Beet: Come back next week, Nab.
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
EWeston: Sorry its time to walk only
Nabby: but I love you guys & take care & see you next time (same fire time, same fire station, etc.)
||||||||| 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!"
Nabby: adios folksos!
shoes for the dead: se ya Nab
DJTweeny: adios...
pinholeF200: by nab
shoes for the dead: I hope this vid is on the dvd
DJTweeny: Didn't know they made a video
EWeston: Have a gorilla
shoes for the dead: I saw is as Firesign Funnies at the movies, Tween
DJTweeny: cool
lily: send me your flotsam and maybe some jetsam
llanwydd: pass the gorilla please
Cat : ive never seen it
||||||||| 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!"
Cat : they really did quite a few flicks
EWeston: Out of arms reach is good
shoes for the dead: it's Bergman running around in a gorilla suit
Cat : nasi goring
Cat : indonesian dish or famous nazi?
Cat : i want to see his first flick, flowers
Cat : thats what brought him to la and began his radio career
EWeston: His tailor should have been shot
lily: rain rain?
Beet: It would be nice to get a list of upcoming releases from the guys.
DJTweeny: Can't find the video on YouTube
Cat : we can also thank Neal Cassady for Firesign existence
DJTweeny: Peter Bergman - parting words on Radio Free Oz March 6th 2012 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tPCSpsfqpg
Cat : the kboo show was 4 monthes b4
lily: sleep debilitation
DJTweeny: look forward to that, Cat
lily: pie eyed
EWeston: And rubber tailed
lily: lol ew
shoes for the dead: there was 3 vids, Nasi, some of TV or not, and someYoung Guy
Beet: Good record
lily: ty
pinholeF200: Solid State University, 1984
EWeston: Its that darn rubber spider venome
DJTweeny: TV seems so much newer than 1973
DJTweeny: just goes to show how far ahead of their time they were
DJTweeny: This is very cool, Cat :)
lily: eat two Styrofoam balls to conteract
lily: tv's not bad its the commercials
EWeston: The cat refuses to give them up
||||||||| NewtButIGotBetter sashays in at 9:49 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Beet: No right channel, Tween
DJTweeny: Hi Newt
||||||||| New notice: ' ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “MY OLD MORSE SCIENCE HIGH” **
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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lily: ohh thought it was me
shoes for the dead: hey New T
DJTweeny: I have it here
lily: hi newt
Cat : i have 2 channels
Beet: Hody Newt
pinholeF200: stick the pliers in the board
lily: catherwood pumpkin spice for everybody
||||||||| Catherwood rushes up to lily and mumbles "Stop typing gibberish, lily!"
DJTweeny: think maybe just the mix at that point?
NewtButIGotBetter: Hey there all
Cat : hi newt
EWeston: Hyah keed
DJTweeny: OK, was the feed to the streamer
Beet: Now have both
DJTweeny: thanks for letting me know
pinholeF200: Cool, I'm schizo--I mean stereo again
DJTweeny: wasn't completely out, which confused me
NewtButIGotBetter: Nairobi maam, isn't everybody? Then back to music
Cat : its a collage, newt
EWeston: Solid walls of sound...elp
NewtButIGotBetter: Got it, can pick it out now
lily: cats really good at these
NewtButIGotBetter: Used to listen to Steely Dan ALL the time
lily: great great
||||||||| amana mission, spotting Bradshaw, runs into The Auditorium.
Beet: Steely Dan is the best
lily: pleasssssssse cat
lily: ty
Cat : jeff skunk baxter once met gorbachev. skunk is an expert on missiles so wanted to talk to gorby about that, but all gorby wanted to talk about was skunk's guitar work on this song
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Now playing: from the DOMM Dear Friends Broadcasts “ALL WE HAVE TO FEAR IS ME” **
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
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NewtButIGotBetter: Towed Away
Cat : im doing a halloween show, which will be ready by then.
Beet: I love Toad AwaY
lily: toadness
shoes for the dead: all together now!
||||||||| It's 9:55 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
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
EWeston: Rock and roll was very important to the USSR at that point
Cat : hard to type
DJTweeny: painful even
Beet: I actually sang along.
lily: I''ll be singing it all night
Cat : one of my fave songs
DJTweeny: The DJ before me used to close the show every week with the opening chorale from Toad
Cat : my old school
DJTweeny: it's a good one
Beet: All preachers should start their sermons with this warning
lily: fringe farce
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS - Every Firesign Theatre radio broadcast from the "Dear Friends" era (1970-1972) >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
NewtButIGotBetter: Partial to Kid
Cat : they were very pissed off at Bard. thankfully preston seems to have flourished there.
NewtButIGotBetter: Charlemagne
DJTweeny: Royal Scam is another excellent album
lily: neuvo
lily: puppies ahoy
EWeston: I'm ambivolent about kiddo
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Cat 2: http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/search?q=Kid+Charlemagne
shoes for the dead: hi NSA guy
lily: tip your airy
Cat : i did a vid of kid charlemagne in vegas a few years ago.
DJTweeny: we're so subversive ;)
DJTweeny: interesting idea, Cat
EWeston: I confess to trying to tip an aviary
lily: the right the ship
EWeston: Admiral Z
lily: crazy eyebrows
shoes for the dead: so is it 20$ for aviaries?
EWeston: Merely excited
||||||||| Never give a robot gum steps in at 10:03 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
shoes for the dead: %
lily: it sucks
Beet: Admiral zoom made my service life much nicer.
DJTweeny: Hi gum
EWeston: Have some gum
lily: sub fun
Beet: Hello Never
pinholeF200: hey gum
Never give a robot gum: Remember, be fair. I am not programmed for defense.
EWeston: Yes I have fond memorys of him as well
shoes for the dead: hey robot gum
lily: take offense
Never give a robot gum: Please do not point me at the sun.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS - Every Firesign Theatre radio broadcast from the "Dear Friends" era (1970-1972) >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
EWeston: Watch out he has a magazine!
lily: charge it up
||||||||| Merlyn, spotting Bradshaw, runs into The Auditorium.
DJTweeny: Hey gum, Nino says you're from Austin, is that right?
EWeston: Fulminate of mercury and electricity do not mix well
Never give a robot gum: what was 5 is 2 what was 2 is 1 and what is 1 is nothing.
DJTweeny: Unfortunately, you missed the album :/
||||||||| 10:07 PM -- Merlyn enters.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
Cat : merl
Merlyn: cat
Never give a robot gum: Pirate picture interecepted. Screen cleared.
lily: i found this in the parking lot
DJTweeny: ** Remember folks. the chat/show starts officially every Thursday at 9pm Eastern, with warm-up music on the streams starting around 8:40pm Eastern
EWeston: Though Merl was in earlier
Merlyn: I mean "cat "
Cat : you get my email?
shoes for the dead: hey Merlyn
Beet: Hi Merl
Never give a robot gum: I can't believe I ate the whole thing.
DJTweeny: Never give a robot gum << you're from Austin? Srogers at the Austin chat perhaps?
Merlyn: I don't see any email from you, cat
Cat : soon there will be many merls
DJTweeny: They're going to clone him?
Never give a robot gum: Robot gum is from austin.
Cat : about the kboo and gilmor firestuff
lily: robot gum is in charge mode
EWeston: Cloning or transmorgrification machine
Merlyn: don't call me merl, it makes me haggard
||||||||| Outside, the 10:09 PM uptown bus from Seattle pulls away, leaving Bunnyboy coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Never give a robot gum: never put me in an old car and roll me off a cliff.
Cat : bun!
||||||||| It's 10:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
DJTweeny: I'm broadcasting from Austin :)
DJTweeny: Hi Bunny
shoes for the dead: hey Bun
Cat : they loved doing indians accents
Bunnyboy: A late bloomer, by any other name, would be flat... (Bb).
Merlyn: hey BB, bye LLan
Never give a robot gum: roll call all area residents. roll call
EWeston: Been playing back up to a Merl fan
Beet: Keep Austin Weird!
DJTweeny: ** If you want to know where your fellow chatters live, ask Nino The Mindboggler by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.
||||||||| 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!"
pinholeF200: what do you mean by THAT?
lily: puppy fog
DJTweeny: ** For those of you who don't know, typing a ':' (colon) in this chat has the same effect as typing '/me' in an IRC chat
Beet: what do you MEAN by that
Never give a robot gum: poka choke poka choke we all fall down
EWeston: I got three rolls, Kiaser I think
lily: here
Bunnyboy wonders how that works...
Never give a robot gum: If you push something hard enough it will fall over.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS - Every Firesign Theatre radio broadcast from the "Dear Friends" era (1970-1972) >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
Bunnyboy ::::
Bunnyboy: It's all about me. Or Braille. Or Morse.
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
EWeston: Trying to chew your way out eh?
||||||||| 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!"
Never give a robot gum: Never go out without your charger card!
Bunnyboy VVVVVVV
Beet: It's Mark Time
DJTweeny: That's a very bad mistake to go out without your charger card...
EWeston: For two doors use a Challenger Card
Never give a robot gum: You dare throw a salad on Caesar?!
Cat : you listen to this, its hard to imagine a most surreal firesign
EWeston: Saw a photo of a strange car. It appeared to be a road legal 1930's Auto Union racer
lily: doh doh doh
shoes for the dead: early Audi
Beet: A lot of people running for Haed Idiot
EWeston: It looked like it would be part of a Flash Gordon film
Beet: that's "Head"
lily: flesh flash
EWeston: It had a V12, or V16 sitting amidships, and swig axles
pinholeF200: that's fart, Ben
Never give a robot gum: Thank you all, good night.
EWeston: Bye Robot
lily: visit again gum
NewtButIGotBetter: Night, gum. G'night.
Cat : nite, gum
Beet: Never say Never, Never
pinholeF200: See you, Never (not see you Never, punctuation counts)
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Bunnyboy shouts at Catherwood.
||||||||| Catherwood shoutss at.
EWeston: And learn to spell incorrectly.
Bunnyboy: Catherwood slurs.
||||||||| Catherwood walks right past Bunnyboy
Bunnyboy: Nipping at the Catherwood Private Reserve Sherry.
||||||||| Catherwood nippings at the private reserve sherry.
Beet: I love it when they all laugh
Bunnyboy: Deny it, Catherwood! Take the pledge!
||||||||| Catherwood walks up to Bunnyboy and asks "Would you like something?"
lily: contagious
EWeston: Catherwood take the pledge
||||||||| Catherwood takes the pledge.
Bunnyboy: Catherwood Catherwood Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood steps up to Bunnyboy and asks "Hmm?"
Beet: I'm salivating thinking about salivating
Cat : austin was a dog's best friend
EWeston: Keep teasing him and you won't believe what he'll do to your corn starch
DJTweeny: Numerous Dear Friends album cuts from this show
Beet: So the end of the world will be televised.
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:23 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs NewtButIGotBetter by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Cat : only a minor moon
shoes for the dead: on someone's iphone
lily: but avoid the freeway
EWeston: In appotovision
Beet: Could Catherwood make me a sandwich?
||||||||| Catherwood gets Beet a sandwich.
EWeston: From Messopotateo
Beet: Thanks
||||||||| Outside, the 10:24 PM bus from Westbrookville pulls away, leaving KodeBloo coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: Hi KB
Cat : kode
||||||||| It's 10:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Never give a robot gum - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Beet: Hey Lode
||||||||| 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!"
pinholeF200: howdy Kode
Beet: You won't beloeve this, but I was trying to type "Kode"
Bunnyboy: Boring factoid: The allusion to Benjamin Franklin as "The Only President of the United States Who Was Never President of the United States"...appears in the "letter column", of the first issue of MAD (the comic book)!
lily: lol beet
DJTweeny: That's cool, Bunny
Bunnyboy: Over 20 years before EYKIW!
Beet: My brain and my fingers are not connected
Cat : when krassner was there'
shoes for the dead: join the clud, Beet
Beet: lol
shoes for the dead: at Mad, Cat?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS - Every Firesign Theatre radio broadcast from the "Dear Friends" era (1970-1972) >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
Cat : i rember turning on tv while this was broadcast
Cat : yes shoes
Bunnyboy: New MAD'S ORIGINAL IDIOTS trade paperbacks out, collecting the complete contributions of Jack Davis, Wally Wood and Will Elder, from Mad #1 through #23 (the comic book years).
Cat : writes about it in his autobi
DJTweeny: Didn't know that he worked at Mad
Beet: Very inspiring
Bunnyboy: Individual volumes or all 3, in a slipcover edition.
Bunnyboy: Poor John Severin, kicked to the curb...
Cat : sez he lost his virginity in an office at MAD
Beet: Might have to get that one, Bun
||||||||| Johan Amadeus Myjetski steps in at 10:31 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Cat : joh
Bunnyboy: lo Radio Man!
EWeston: Ahah Myjetski!
Bunnyboy: He's the bomb!
||||||||| 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: we be JAM in
Beet: yo johan
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Greetings, everyone!
Bunnyboy: Gotta tend to arfing dogs. PA would understand.
Bunnyboy: Night, folks!
EWeston: Nice doggie
shoes for the dead: se ya Bun
Beet: See you, Bun
Cat : by bun
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Farewell, BB! Dogs are good folks too!
||||||||| At 10:33 PM, Bunnyboy vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
pinholeF200: howdy JAM
lily: then why did they make hankies
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS - Every Firesign Theatre radio broadcast from the "Dear Friends" era (1970-1972) >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
shoes for the dead: for snot, lily
Beet: The Hoove was the NSA of his time
lily: toadmister
||||||||| 10:35 PM -- Johan Amadeus Myjetski left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
EWeston: To Madness Motors
||||||||| "10:35 PM? 10:35 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Johan Amadeus Myjetski should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Johan Amadeus Myjetski enters and sits in the comfy chair.
lily: snot from crying shoes
EWeston: What's not for crying shoes?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I've just returned from an ancient script. Look, i have this staple....
lily: weepin wellies
EWeston: Ah a simple five pound bronze staple
EWeston: His rain boots are sapient?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Yes, E, it's irrefutable proof
DJTweeny: _lots_ of Dear Friends cuts from this show
lily: warm them by the cellophane
EWeston: From Joe Irrefutable.
pinholeF200: jim class
lily: feets don't fail
Beet: Can we say "God" here?
DJTweeny: Holy Grid
EWeston: The truth will make you Fred
shoes for the dead: no, but you can type it
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Yes, Beet, you can say, but you can't prove it
Beet: Ah, yes, "Grid"
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| dude - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
DJTweeny: good one, shoes
Cat : this is where i got this from
Cat : never goin back to my old nightinjail
lily: what a ass
lily: um borrow
DJTweeny: We've got a little extra time this evening, so I'm going throw in a cut from Shoes For Industry after this track
EWeston: That mule has a wanger
Cat : good
Beet: Where have all the hippies gone?
lily: helloo
Beet: We have found them and they are us.
EWeston: We've been superamalgamated
DJTweeny: Didn't Judy Collins sing that, Beet?
Beet: Dylan
shoes for the dead: we are the people our parents warned us about
lily: long time passing
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: No, djt, that was peter paul & mary
DJTweeny: ah, yes...
pinholeF200: he thinks you're talkin' 'bout Dylan Thomas, whoever he was....
Cat : they spent more time dreaming of being rich than actually getting rich
Beet: Yes
EWeston: A soft anti war song
DJTweeny: don't we all, Cat ;)
Cat : reminds me of a fab furry freak bros comic
Beet: CSN
shoes for the dead: mobius radio
Cat : what is this?
EWeston: A poster I know is Free Wheelin Frank
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Mr Natural, keepin' on truckin'
Cat : i met paul mavrides when he came to van. looks exactly like his character
Beet: Ah, the days when you needed a special show to see movies on TV
shoes for the dead: there was an HA named that in Frisco
||||||||| 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
'
EWeston: Had a few coffee table sized books out recently
Cat : turned FF's Cat and Chariot of the Globs as a radio show back in the 60s
EWeston: R Crumb that is
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: He so good w/ the help!
Cat : hope to get all my audiowork online eventually
shoes for the dead: I have a Zap #1
DJTweeny: wow
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I'd enjoy that too, cat!
DJTweeny: Bet it's worth something
Cat : ossman recently said the bar scene in Giant Rat is taken right out of Zap
EWeston: I've still got a few underground comics in the closet
DJTweeny: somehow, I can believe that
||||||||| 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: sorta beat, Tween
DJTweeny: certainly that flavor
EWeston: Trashman was cool
DJTweeny: feeling lowly, shoes?
Beet: Zap was amazing.
lily: the stand
DJTweeny: Ah, you meant the mag was beat up, OK
shoes for the dead: no the comic is
shoes for the dead: echo in here
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: What is reality?
Beet: Always laugh at this one.
Cat : in van we had rand holmes. his harold hedd a big influence on me
Cat : certainly on Neal Amid
shoes for the dead: it's mandatory, Beet
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: The flute!
EWeston: Ah yes I've got a large slightly wombatted work of Holmes. The Leather Nun was another iconic work of the time
Cat : more to come
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Excellent, Cat!
shoes for the dead: Thanks Cat and Tween!
pinholeF200: thanks Tween, thanks Cat, and to all Fireheads for making it surreal
Cat : great show as always
Beet: This has been fun. Nice to see everyone. Thanks, Tween. G'Nite.
lily: Beet Cat DJTweeny EWeston Johan Amadeus Myjetski lily shoes for the dead pinholeF200 nite all and thanks cat and tween
EWeston: Goom bye friends and thanx tweeny and cat
shoes for the dead: Park it and Lock it!
||||||||| EWeston rushes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's EWeston?! It's 10:54 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Thx, djt, cat, and all!
||||||||| pinholeF200 runs out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's pinholeF200?! It's 10:54 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| It's 10:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| KodeBloo - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Deputy Dang - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
lily: leave it in the trunk
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
Cat : off we flee
||||||||| At 10:55 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Cat !" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
Merlyn: Tenkju tween
||||||||| 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."
||||||||| Around 10:56 PM, Merlyn walks off into the sunset...
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| At 10:57 PM, Rufus_T_Firetween runs out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| DJTweeny hurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's DJTweeny?! It's 10:57 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Johan Amadeus Myjetski - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Cat 2 - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| lily - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| shoes for the dead - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Beet - dead from measles
||||||||| 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:
Affable Clem
atomicelroy
Beet
Bunnyboy
Captain Equinox
Cat 2
Cat
Deputy Dang
DJTweeny
EWeston
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
lily
llanwydd
Merlyn
Nabby
Never give a robot gum
NewtButIGotBetter
pinholeF200
Rufus_T_Firetween
shoes for the dead
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-ln
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://seemreal.com/
http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/search?q=Kid+Charlemagne
https://laugh.com/product/proctor-bergman-tv-or-not-tv/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tPCSpsfqpg
http://techcrunch.com/video/gillmor-gang/
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow



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