A Firesign Chat
11/05/2015




Archive

||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for November 05, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Outside, the 3:25 PM bus from Fond Du Lac pulls away, leaving Daintydan coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| At 3:29 PM, Daintydan vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 7:56 PM and DJTweeny 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
visit Firesign’s web site at www.firesigntheatre.com
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||||||||| Catherwood leads Rufus_T_Firetween inside, makes a note of the time (7:57 PM), 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 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET **
You can join the streams now (NO AUDIO YET - just a chance for everybody to get connected)
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 Grateful Dead)
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 ushers Ralph inside, makes a note of the time (8:42 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
DJTweeny: Hi Ralph
Ralph: Yo Tween
||||||||| "8:49 PM? 8:49 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Captain Equinox should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Captain Equinox enters and sits on the couch.
Captain Equinox: Hiya, Kiddos!
DJTweeny: Hi Captain
||||||||| Catherwood escorts EWeston inside, makes a note of the time (8:51 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:51 PM and C. Simril bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
Captain Equinox: Hey, EW
DJTweeny: Hi Cat
C. Simril: Hi folks
EWeston: Heya Tweeny, Ralph, Captin, and Rufus, and Cat
Captain Equinox: Hey, Cat
C. Simril: I didn't know the Dead had a female singer.
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: Never heard this dead piece. Sounds like a Bond Theme
DJTweeny: Last track on the first side of Terrapin Station
C. Simril: Maybe its Mountain Girl, the girlfriend Garcia shared with Kesey
DJTweeny: It's the keyboard player's wife, I believe
EWeston: I remember the album cover. A room was a serious Dead Head
C. Simril: There's a lot I don't know about the Dead. The most important thing I know about them is that they hired Phil Austin to write a flick for them
EWeston: ie
DJTweeny: Terrapin Station - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrapin_Station
DJTweeny: Never heard about that, Cat
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Merlyn', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:57 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
DJTweeny: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrapin_Station#Personnel
EWeston: Merlyn, watch out for that oak
DJTweeny: Hi Merlyn
C. Simril: You will tonight, Tween. That's what my collage is about. Hi Merl, you knew about the Dead/Phil Austin connection, right?
DJTweeny: Donna Jean Godchaux – vocals
||||||||| lily tiptoes in around 8:58 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
DJTweeny: kewl, Cat :)
C. Simril: The term "firehead" came into being because of that.
DJTweeny: Hi lily
Merlyn: not until just now, cat
EWeston: Yer Lilyness
lily: C. Simril Captain Equinox DJTweeny EWeston lily Merlyn Ralph Rufus_T_Firetween eveinenn all and tween thanks for everything
||||||||| Beet tiptoes in around 8:59 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last year's "unpleasant incident."
Beet: Howdy folks
EWeston: Da Beet
lily: hey ew tween hows by u's
Beet: Hi EW
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
DJTweeny: me is good lily :) and thou?
C. Simril: The Lily
EWeston: I'm learning the D minor scale, yerself?
Beet: hi lily
lily: Hi C how are u?
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
lily: hey beet right on time
Captain Equinox: *honk honk*
Beet: Howdy Cat, CaptainTween. Merl
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and intones "Presenting 'shoes for the dead', just granted probation at 9:01 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
DJTweeny: Hi shoes
shoes for the dead: Howdy
C. Simril: Beet, just intime to hear the first part of my collage mixing Firesign and Beat generationalists.
EWeston: A little soft shoe(s)
C. Simril: I remain ecstatic from our election results from last week. New govt sworn in yesterday.
shoes for the dead: snowing here
C. Simril: And speaking of The Dead, here's Shoes
DJTweeny: Hope it does good things, Cat
lily: we saw sun ahah
shoes for the dead: sounds like a good change, Cat
Beet: hi shoes
C. Simril: Prime Minister Sauron is finally gone.
lily: get it got it good
Beet: Hello down there.
EWeston: Kentucky got a new governor. Who wants to relieve 400,000 citizens of their healthcare
C. Simril: sounds like a Dead song, lily
lily: yeah
C. Simril: Good idea, Tween.
Merlyn: good work there, cat
C. Simril: The Dead Live
||||||||| New notice: ' ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “GRATEFUL 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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Beet: Poor Kentocky
Beet: Kentucky
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Lil inside, makes a note of the time (9:05 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
shoes for the dead: they voted down monopoly pot in Ohio
shoes for the dead: hry Lil
DJTweeny: Hi Lil
Beet: Hi Lil
EWeston: The pot thing involved only allowing ten growers
C. Simril: Hi Lil. I hear that Ohio bill was highly problematic.
Merlyn: playing monopoly with pot, eh?
EWeston: Ho Lil
lily: hi lil
Lil: Hey gang
EWeston: Yep Merlyn
EWeston: Salt Lake City elected a gay mayor
C. Simril: Did you ever meet Ossman's mom, Merl?
Merlyn: I don't think so, cat
DJTweeny: That's hard to imagine, EW
Lil: Any health update on Mr. Ossman?
shoes for the dead: got caught smoking in Free parking, go to jail
DJTweeny: As far as I know he's back doing shows
C. Simril: She was staying with the Ossmans when Elayne, her then husband and I drove down to vist. Very chatty.
EWeston: It happenned. They have good ideas on the homeless in Utah as well. And I;m no fan of the state
DJTweeny: have heard no more than 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!"
Lil: Well that's some good news I guess. Love his voice
C. Simril: Yeah Ossie was doing shows over Halloween.
DJTweeny: Lil, have you checked his Facebook page? Might be some news there
C. Simril: He posts to Facebook often.
Beet: ProInhibition
Lil: Tx, running right over...
C. Simril: That was apoem Ossie wrote about his birth.
EWeston: It was the way she said it, real husky, like the lead dog in a snowjob
C. Simril: that was a very recent Proctor interview.
C. Simril: this is from an interview on WBAI Austin did. It's an outgrowth of chat. The NY radio guy was on chat, met Austin here and then called him for this interview.
C. Simril: its in the chat archives. Merl wouldknow
Captain Equinox: Welnick
Merlyn: DOCTOR MEMORY!
Lil: Bob Fass on WBAI?
DJTweeny: Being a keyboard player for the GD can be hazardous to your health, apparently
EWeston: Doctor you've dropped your shingle
C. Simril: they guy who has the Morning Dew show
DJTweeny: Great stuff, Cat
shoes for the dead: great story
Beet: This is really very interesting.
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:17 PM and pinholeF200 waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Beet: hi pin
DJTweeny: Hi pin
EWeston: Hi Pinny
shoes for the dead: hey Pin
Lil: Hmmmm David hasn't accepted my friend request yet.
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
pinholeF200: Howdy Beet, Tween, EW, shoes and all
C. Simril: Pin
Merlyn: The chat where the WBAI guy asked Phil for an interview is here: http://firesigntheatre.com/chat/logs/fstchat_20130221.html
||||||||| Nabby enters at 9:18 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Hat Pack Annex.
Lil: Hi pF
Merlyn: The WBAI guy is "Symptom 6"
EWeston: Nabby yo
shoes for the dead: hey Nab
C. Simril: Nab
Beet: Thanks for finding that Merl.
||||||||| 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!"
C. Simril: so the interview was 2013. i knew it wasnt long ago
Nabby: Just long enuf to say Hi Tween, Beet, Cat, Capt EQ, shoes, pin, Merlyn, Lil, EW & the fabulous lily
Lil: Can't think of his name will have to check it out. I was a BAI listener in those days.
DJTweeny: lol @ throw little pieces of lead at them
Beet: Nab is here!
Merlyn: hi nabby
DJTweeny: Hi Nabby
Lil: After I heard FST's first album played on it.
Nabby: cannot stay but pleeeez have a groovy night & week & weekend
shoes for the dead: missing a good one, Nab
Lil: Hey Nab!
DJTweeny: you too, Nab
Nabby: must go - (meeting)
lily: hey nabby
Nabby: hey lily
C. Simril: you'll have to listen to this in the archive, nabby
EWeston: The regroover is watching me
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Nabby: will do Cat
Beet: Hope evrything is OK, Mr. Nabby.
Nabby: later everyone
Lil: That was quick Nab LOL
Nabby: fine Beet just bizzy
Nabby: lol right Lil
Nabby: away!
lily: nabby take the stairs
Beet: Well, have a good one and see you next time.
C. Simril: he's been Nabbed
C. Simril: I think Oona has a lot of memories like that.
Lil: Of Nabby leaving quickly?
lily: lolllil
EWeston: The dog wants to play with him
Lil: hehehee
EWeston: Thanx Cat
Lil: I remember listening to this right after Peter died.
Merlyn: His very last show
C. Simril: that was his last public statement
||||||||| 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!"
lily: yes please and thank you
||||||||| 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."
Captain Equinox: Shit - GREAT It Was Peter's last broadcast!
Beet: That was great especially Peter's ending, eh?
pinholeF200: Fear Driends
C. Simril: oddlly he was sayhing the same thing when i first heard him in april, 67.
EWeston: Fear fronds
C. Simril: he was a positive force in the world
Lil: LIL not LILY!!!!
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Now playing: Firesign's “DEAR FRIENDS” **
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
DEAR FRIENDS >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=df-tl
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C. Simril: phil austin too.
DJTweeny: Really nice work there, Cat
lily: quaking aspen ew
C. Simril: change your names, ladies. i do it all the time
Lil: Sheesh, men
Lil: Pfffft
shoes for the dead: fernophobia
EWeston: I talk to the trees. That's why they put me away. H/T S Milligan
C. Simril: i see it as part one of my beat generation/Firesign collage project
Lil: Don't worry Lily you're still cool LOL
Merlyn: BTW https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillian_Roth
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'rebozoette', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:27 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the sitting room...
DJTweeny: Ah yes, I remember now, it was lily
DJTweeny: sorry lily
C. Simril: I took my wife's last name when we got married.
DJTweeny: hi rebozoette
rebozoette: new name
Lil: You're cruisin' for a bruisin' Tweeny LOL
shoes for the dead: hey reboz
EWeston: Not postvozoette?
pinholeF200: yo rebo
C. Simril: hi reb
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
rebozoette: I have bozoed on many levels
DJTweeny me runs off, ostensibly to study trees in the aviary
shoes for the dead: was the old one worn out?
C. Simril: you just missed Grateful Firesign.
C. Simril: vos otros?
EWeston: In what ever multiverse, the nose holds true!
Lil: Chicken Tween LOL
C. Simril: Bebe Rebozoette?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “DEAR FRIENDS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=df-ln
Lil: Does anybody know what a craisin is?
shoes for the dead: yes, Lil
pinholeF200: It is certainly a long tail, Alice said, but I don't see why you say it is sad
EWeston: Cranberrys dried?
Captain Equinox: dried sweetened cranberry
rebozoette: dried cranberry
Lil: But it looks like a raisin
rebozoette: and it tasted like ?
Lil: Dunno lol
EWeston: Someberrys is big. There's a Bob and Ray routine involvong cranberrrys
rebozoette: snoozeberries
Lil: Will have to look that up
pinholeF200: fair substitute for dried cherries, which are much more expensive
C. Simril: that's not a berry, its a knottsberry
EWeston: One of the few never to leave a thorn in me
||||||||| tomwilly sneaks in around 9:34 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
EWeston: TW
rebozoette: float em if ya got em
shoes for the dead: hey Tom
C. Simril: tom
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:34 PM and Elayne waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
pinholeF200: evenin tw
EWeston: Pass the entrenching tool
C. Simril: Hi El
tomwilly: hello bozos and bozoettes
shoes for the dead: hey Elayne
Elayne: Evenin' all!
EWeston: Elayne g'day
Beet: Hi Elayne
Elayne: Darn, I see Dex still isn't back. Wonder when he's going to get that darn computer fixed.
rebozoette: hey e
tomwilly: how is everyone this evening?
||||||||| "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!"
Lil: Hi E
pinholeF200: howdy elayne
||||||||| 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!"
Captain Equinox: What are WE, chopped liver?
Beet: hi willy
||||||||| "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!"
Elayne: Oy, don't ask [old Jew].
Merlyn: hey e
C. Simril: Do you ever talk to him, El?
EWeston: I came to a fork in the road, and threw a chicken at it.
rebozoette: where ya been e?
Elayne: Sorry, that was supposed to read "bracket, backward slash, old Jew, close bracker."
shoes for the dead: chicken straightener
Elayne: I've been here, rebozo (if I may just call you Bebe).
Ralph: i swear i haven't heard this in over 20 years and it is as familiar as the nose on my face
rebozoette: sure e
EWeston: Stretched him reel good
Elayne: Not here on chat, here in the old same place in real life.
rebozoette: gottcha cha cha
shoes for the dead: ya mean this nose?
Elayne: Mostly not keeping my eyes open. I'm a morning person, by this time of day I'm all fumes.
tomwilly: Which real?
C. Simril: I was the only whiteman in a provincial capitol in northern japan when a friend sent this to me.
DJTweeny: Hi tomwilly
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “DEAR FRIENDS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=df-ln
EWeston: On my favorite fishin reel. Took moth's to clean it up
Lil: That's ok I have my gas mask E
DJTweeny: That's cool, Cat. Must have been quite an eye-opener (or ear, as the case may be)
Elayne: It becomes you, Lil!
pinholeF200: and don't be holding a Wii controller
Ralph: the little red needle is pointing to E
Merlyn: He gave up the Bumstead Billions
C. Simril: suddenly i had 4 Companions.
DJTweeny: hard to control those little Wiis
Merlyn: for Blondie Boopadoop
DJTweeny: nice, Cat :)
Lil: Thanks E :-)
Ralph: Bringing Up Father
EWeston: An industrial fashion statement I calls it
C. Simril: 4 old friends at that, at least radio friends.
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/
tomwilly: still trying to get my player to work...
C. Simril: do they get paid for likes? what is it with that?
rebozoette: don;t forget the latex gloving
shoes for the dead: easier to get your worker to play
DJTweeny: sorry you're having trouble, tomwilly
EWeston: Hard to get the mules to play
pinholeF200: Salute My Boots!
||||||||| "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: trumpet is a hard instrument for a mule
EWeston: The HR dept is of no help
tomwilly: No probs...I'll just play it in my head
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Johan Amadeus Myjetski in through the front door at 9:44 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: tomwilly, have you tried pasting the URL into your player?
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
tomwilly: Toooaad away.....
rebozoette: tom is talented
C. Simril: Jam
Ralph: Louie's Wipe-Out Pumice Hamburgers???
Beet: Yo JAM
shoes for the dead: hey joh
tomwilly: I'll give it a try...
DJTweeny: Hi Elayne
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi DJT, everybody! Love the TV Glide!
pinholeF200: greetings Johan
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Heyo, Beet!
EWeston: You Jelly traitor
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi Cat - ye of the Silmarillion!
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "9:46 PM and late as usual, it's Zooky Fogg, just back from Hellmouth."
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi pin, how's it going?
DJTweeny: Hi Zooky
EWeston: ZFer
C. Simril: Indeed, Jam
Beet: hi zook
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Shoes! All good?
shoes for the dead: and the Fogg rolls in
C. Simril: Fogg
shoes for the dead: snow here, Joh
Zooky Fogg: Broad stroke Eve, Fire Folk. Thank you Tween.
C. Simril: on little cats feet?
Zooky Fogg: Good to see you all.
Ralph: Drug Quiz for children
pinholeF200: hi zook
shoes for the dead: Angela Davis
DJTweeny: Ossman did a great job choosing and editing these tracks
C. Simril: i did not know ossman did this until your intro, tween.
Zooky Fogg: hey pin
rebozoette: dvr it lol
Lil: Indeed so Tweeny
EWeston: I tried forget Mole Preener, I failed
Lil: Did he do it all by his lonesome?
C. Simril: former chat regular Doc Technical created another one called Dear Friends Two of other cuts from the Dear Friends shows that is also wonderful
Zooky Fogg: Robozo. I like that.
DJTweeny: wow, would love to hear that
C. Simril: irrelevant now because the all shows are on the DOMM set
Ralph: I miss Education for Life
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Evening, Zooks!
C. Simril: lil, the guys are never lonesome
shoes for the dead: steeereeo High Figh
rebozoette: thanks
pinholeF200: Il Schizophreno, in Stereo
Lil: LOL Cat
DJTweeny: Would still like to hear his choices and edits, Cat
Zooky Fogg: Yo Jets
Lil: I never knew there was a Dear Friends Two album
shoes for the dead: still makes me laugh uncontroled
DJTweeny: never released, Lil
C. Simril: ok, i can send it to you, tween. or better yet, doc can send you a pristine version.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I'd like to raise the level of MY home...
Ralph: Bidets the Fountain
DJTweeny: a classic among classics, shoes
DJTweeny: Will ask him, Cat
C. Simril: one of many, many, many not released firesign projects
Lil: Ah what a shame. Why not?
C. Simril: i just got that, ralph.
shoes for the dead: raze the level of your home
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: Pontoons arn't cutting it JAM?
C. Simril: it's only taken me 43 years
Beet: Your libray must be incredible, Cat.
C. Simril: we have a bidet so...
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Zooky Fogg: That could get to be some rent if they charged you extra for your personalities and splits.
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Ralph: Bidet's "The Fountain"
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: No, E, they're leaking a little bit
C. Simril: ive spent many years acquiring firestuff. fun to be doing useful things with it all.
Ralph: i thought it was "bedaze" when i was a prat
EWeston: I hate when that happens
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: LOL, Ralph!
C. Simril: i think there's a classical composer called Bizet
C. Simril: that's what i thought the joke was.
pinholeF200: is that where Bedazzled came from?
Ralph: exactly
shoes for the dead: yuppers, cat
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Should we alert the ASPCA for this track?
Ralph: you got it C
Zooky Fogg: I invited me to my concert but didn't get the invitation so I missed it.
DJTweeny: ** Any requests for next week's show?
rebozoette: call now for the disount
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Those poor chi-chillas
Beet: No animals were harmed in the production of this program.
EWeston: Poor nair guard manufactors
||||||||| 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: Immortality, Tween
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: DJT - how about In the Next World?
C. Simril: i may not be here next thurs.
C. Simril: i'll awaiting sending you my 43 minute long beat generation/firesign mix until i get back
Zooky Fogg: Just get the stuff legal for all the right reasons.
C. Simril: it still needs some tweeking.
DJTweeny: Immortality might be better saved for NYE shoes, but if people don't mind hearing it twice in two months I have no problem
C. Simril: i've just started a python/firesign collage but dont have enough time for it before upcoming trip
shoes for the dead: I'll wait
DJTweeny: I played Next World in June
DJTweeny: but if you want to hear it again, np
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Don't follow the balls when they make the street...
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Whichever you play, DJT, I intend to laugh tip I cry...
Zooky Fogg: I wanna say "choo" in a canyon of echoes.
DJTweeny: ok :)
Beet: How about the audio portion of some their DVD's, Tween?
EWeston: avoid gym class
rebozoette: who has class
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I always did, E
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
DJTweeny: I haven't played the audio from Weirdly Cool, Beet. Would you all like to hear that?
Ralph: Flotsam's Mistake, NJ
||||||||| 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!"
Beet: That would be great.
EWeston: My cat is teaching a class in world domination
Zooky Fogg: My romance with the leaf has been forbidden love.
DJTweeny: Martian Space Party audio is on DOMM
rebozoette: I thin I have been there raplh
EWeston: It needs a little more starch
shoes for the dead: ya Tween MSP
DJTweeny: MSP it is then :)
rebozoette: breath deep
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: the gathering gloom
EWeston: The gathering bloom
Beet: I think death is a cure for most diseases.
C. Simril: I played this on the Japanese National Radio station, NHK. 74/75
shoes for the dead: echo in here
Lil: So is chocolate pudding.
C. Simril: One my favourite Firesign bits, and most Ossman-esque
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Doesn't do much for vampirism, Beet
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
Beet: lol Lil
Zooky Fogg: The protest has been successful
DJTweeny: What sort of a response did you get, Cat?
Lil -D
C. Simril: The mixture of poetry, comedy and general consciousness expansion
Beet: Do you stake your life on it, Johan?
rebozoette: bwll bottom g strings
Zooky Fogg: Now what?
C. Simril: I got paid, Tween. That was the response I wanted.
DJTweeny: hahaha, nice response ;)
EWeston: causually slips wooden load into shotgun
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I'm vegan, Beet, I don't eat stake
Zooky Fogg: Let's go find Forest.
Captain Equinox: Gotta scoot - it's been a HOOT!
C. Simril: gilden splinters? that was last week's collage
Lil: I always thought this bit is where Squirrel Nut Zippers got their name
Zooky Fogg: Take care Cap
Lil: Bon Voyage Cappy
shoes for the dead: see ya CaptEQ
C. Simril: by cap
rebozoette: by cap
Beet: Hello NSA guy
Captain Equinox: Keem 'em FLYING!
DJTweeny: Have a great week, Captain
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: smooth sailing, Captain
Beet: Good night, Cap
rebozoette: given em swirly
Zooky Fogg: It would take about 15 years for me to walk around the world.
EWeston: A hobby that needs some backbone
Zooky Fogg: And 45 pair of shoes
Beet: I wonder how good tjose Moleskin Cookies are.
Lil: Use roller skates
rebozoette: ya better swim part of that zook
C. Simril: my wife walked accross spain a few monthes ago.
C. Simril: that's enough.
EWeston: I think I could do it with 15 pair
Zooky Fogg: New idea for shoes rebo
Beet: Did she do the ritual at the end, Cat?
rebozoette: pump up the air in your shoes zook
pinholeF200: wish I could find one pair of shoes sometimes, size 14 is scarce
||||||||| 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!"
shoes for the dead: the cheese dance?
Zooky Fogg: The walk would give me a chance to clear my head.
EWeston: More a style than a dance
rebozoette: not in china zook
rebozoette: or la
Zooky Fogg: True
EWeston: A surrly mush mouthed manner is not easy
C. Simril: no, she made the grandkids names in the sand and recorded and transmitted them on her phone.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Little did we realize facism DID come to even this country. Get that NSA guy?
shoes for the dead: hhfddfmm
C. Simril: no wonder hoover considered firesign america's #1 enemy
EWeston: Seemingly everybodies a facist except the real facists
pinholeF200: wrapped in the flag and holding a cross
C. Simril: maybe they killed austin and bergman. and who's next?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Right, pin, E
C. Simril: i read a whole bunch of sinclair lewis novels when i was in jr. high. that one was the most prescient
pinholeF200: my fave in high school was Orwell's 1984--been a bit paranoid ever since--or was it just I had my consciousness raised?
rebozoette: don't step in that
EWeston: Today a GOP frontrunner declared the pryamids grain storage structures. Facism can be strange
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I was more of a Aldous Huxley Brave New World, pin, but similarly paranoid
rebozoette: yeah ya walk down there its a grave
pinholeF200: Huxley's worlds seemed a bit more fun...at least at first
Beet: I wonder if other countries laugh out loud when they hear some of the insanity from our politicians?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: zactly, pin!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I think it might scare them a bit, Beet
Lil: Wouldn't you?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Scares me
C. Simril: Did you read his last book Island?
EWeston: Political money, it seems, buys idiots
||||||||| 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!"
rebozoette: just the facts
Beet: Scares me too.
shoes for the dead: theirs are almost as wacko, Beet
C. Simril: the opposite of bnw. his idea of a utopia.
Zooky Fogg: You win thirteen naked naked chickens.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Absolutely my favorite, Cat!
rebozoette: tmi not fact
C. Simril: maybe that's why he became a brain surgeon. in implant stupidity into as many brains as possible
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Actually, Island presages the oil crisis of today a bit
C. Simril: Attention!
C. Simril: Very much the message of the Firesigns
Zooky Fogg: Hooch makes every Gilligan's Island rerun a new episode.
Beet: I love it when they read these detailed news reports and especially the Bronx Cheer when the engine konks out.
rebozoette: raspberries
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I had forgotten Alistair own DOMM
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: owned
shoes for the dead: mufflers
EWeston: We're crawling out of hell on your phone calls
pinholeF200: Alistair Crowley was not a medium, he was an extra large
C. Simril: there are a bunch of these. ossman REALLY into science fiction,
EWeston: Rarely well done
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
C. Simril: i think he corresponded with ray bradbury when he was very young
Zooky Fogg: I have to wear stretchies.
C. Simril: how time flies dedicated to bradbury, as i recall
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I'll bet he was/is into the old b-grade scifi from the 50s
rebozoette: now you are talkin cat
Merlyn: Animated version of this is at http://firesigntheatre.com/marktime/marktime.html
shoes for the dead: i love this funny on the site
C. Simril: a few years ago, i sat next to a guy who looked exactly like bradbury.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Languishing in caves of methane ice… what a horrible fate...
C. Simril: wrecked as i was at the time, i asked if he was indeed ray.
Zooky Fogg: The mechanical stress eventually gets them though.
C. Simril: turned out to be an australian man who had no idea who ray was
rebozoette: lol cat
C. Simril: but a visual clone
EWeston: With or without underpants Jam?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: having underpants would just prolong the inevitable, E
Zooky Fogg: I work it out on the griddle iron.
EWeston: And not a fainting couch in sight
shoes for the dead: a waffler?
Zooky Fogg: If he has a joint up his ass just let him keep it.
EWeston: Works for me
rebozoette: mechanical underpant waffler
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: I don't know, shoes, but it sure makes an impression...
||||||||| 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."
pinholeF200: supposedly Jim McGuinn of the Byrds adopted the name Roger because that's what astronauts said on the radio
EWeston: They kept it in the girls lavatory
Beet: I like this one.
C. Simril: the hoove did not
rebozoette: but never near water
DJTweeny: Gee, I wonder who Hoover didn't like them lol
DJTweeny: *why Hoover
C. Simril: 8 miles higher?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: They got Machine Gun Kelly in Memphis, I think
rebozoette: its a dam
DJTweeny: can you move it?
rebozoette: nope can crack it though
shoes for the dead: goin as fast as I can
EWeston: On many many tiny wheels
rebozoette: no matter where ya go...
EWeston: There you are
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Roland Space Echo
C. Simril: here i am
shoes for the dead: What?
Zooky Fogg: People bought all the reefer madness while I was puffing and curing ham in the the gym.
pinholeF200: rock you like a hurricane
||||||||| "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!"
rebozoette: ew is there and we are hear
Beet: You old frent.
shoes for the dead: is the ham well now?
EWeston: I new the plans were upside down
rebozoette: it will still fly
Zooky Fogg: Never better shoes
||||||||| 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!"
C. Simril: the previous prime minister trudeau promised to legalize grass in canada 45 years ago but apparently, the americans wouldnt let him. things are different now
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Ben Franklin, hero or pothead?
EWeston: According to the designer, its supposed to play the piano.
rebozoette: foos on the other shoot
EWeston: Then take a dive and lose
DJTweeny: It does sound like the new guy has no intention of being a tool of U.S. policy, Cat
C. Simril: my 3 year old grandson will look upon the days of illegal dope as we look on prohibition
Zooky Fogg: Can he be both or one or the other Jets
DJTweeny: hope so, Cat
rebozoette: boy boy crazy boy
C. Simril: synchronistic grass
Zooky Fogg: Right C
Zooky Fogg: I joke and smile a lot thanks to pot.
rebozoette: yeah lol
Beet: Still makes me laugh.
rebozoette: thanks tweenie
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Well of course you could
pinholeF200: and he's not Ed
Zooky Fogg: my smile is crooked otherwise
DJTweeny: yw rebozoette :)
||||||||| 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."
C. Simril: this is sort of howard zinn, the musical comedy
EWeston: No but I may be
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Thanks rebozoette, Dear Friends is one of my faves, 1st FST album I bought
Zooky Fogg: And why suffer the headache I cant take aspirin for.
C. Simril: which made a lot of sense at that time
rebozoette: see saying it line fer line lol
DJTweeny: Interesting way of looking at it, Cat
rebozoette: oops scaring the dog
DJTweeny: lol
DJTweeny: sorry little doggie
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: got any aluminum?
rebozoette: its my singin
shoes for the dead: no, but I have some lynch
Beet: Essay on America.
EWeston: Got some with some corn DNA in it
DJTweeny: Rebozoette's little pup is very cute. She posted a short cideo of it on FB
EWeston: A Urfact
Zooky Fogg: Wow. Time is of the moment. Thanks all. Always a mental workout. Thanks Tween for the between.
DJTweeny: *short video
DJTweeny: yw Zooky, take care
EWeston: Walk on Zooky
Beet: Night, Zook.
C. Simril: by fogg
C. Simril: is that a video of cidre?
shoes for the dead: see ya Zook
rebozoette: by zook
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: happy trails, Zooky!
DJTweeny: yes, Cat, that's it :)
EWeston: Same bat time. Same condemed sponge warehouse
rebozoette: vw
||||||||| 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
'
rebozoette: eyes white
shoes for the dead: Thanks Tween!
Beet: This was a good one. Thanks everyone. Thanks, Tween. G'Nite.
rebozoette: Beet C. Simril DJTweeny EWeston Johan Amadeus Myjetski pinholeF200 rebozoette shoes for the dead Zooky Fogg and cat wonderful and tween thanks for the laughter
Merlyn: oogly boogly everyone and tweeny
C. Simril: i'll have another collage later this month.
pinholeF200: Thanks Tween, Cat and all the usual bozos-until next week
shoes for the dead: Park it and Lock it!
||||||||| Merlyn scurries out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Merlyn?! It's 10:50 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
||||||||| pinholeF200 departs at 10:50 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: tanks loads 4 do laffs, eva buddy
Ralph: good night, and thanks again
C. Simril: the bus goes on forever
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| "Happy" Harry Cox pops in and say "I was right! Everything I knew WAS wrong! You CAN get "Profiles in Barbecue Sauce", chock full of meaty Firesign scripts!"
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween dashes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Rufus_T_Firetween?! It's 10:53 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| At 10:54 PM, DJTweeny vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
rebozoette: unhappy macnab
||||||||| C. Simril is forcibly ejected just as the clock strikes 10:56 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's :10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| - dead from
||||||||| 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
C. Simril
Captain Equinox
DJTweeny
Elayne
EWeston
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
Lil
lily
Merlyn
Nabby
pinholeF200
Ralph
rebozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
shoes for the dead
tomwilly
Zooky Fogg
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/chat/logs/fstchat_20130221.html
http://firesigntheatre.com/marktime/marktime.html
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=df-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=df-tl
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://seemreal.com/
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lillian_Roth
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrapin_Station#Personnel
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terrapin_Station
https://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208



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