A Firesign Chat
12/10/2015




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 December 10, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| 7:25 PM: DJTweeny jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
||||||||| 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 with Rufus_T_Firetween close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 7:26 PM tree-stunting plans, and scurries off to the anteroom.
||||||||| Catherwood leads ScottNoAnchovies in through the front door at 7:43 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hi Scott, you're an hour early
DJTweeny: the streams don't go up until about 8:30 Eastern
||||||||| It's :55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
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||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Outside, the 8:31 PM bus from Elmertown pulls away, leaving DJTweeny 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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||||||||| Catherwood enters with Rufus_T_Firetween close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 8:32 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the anteroom.
||||||||| ScottNoAnchovies sneaks in around 8:32 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
DJTweeny: wb Scott
DJTweeny: streams are up
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Emerson, Lake and Palmer)
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 accompanies Ralph 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.
Ralph: ELP!
DJTweeny: Hi Ralph :)
DJTweeny: Tarkus Medley
||||||||| Outside, the 8:45 PM downtown bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving Timeghost coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: Hi Ghost
Timeghost: OK here I am; what are you other two wishes?
||||||||| 8:48 PM: C. Simril jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past half hour!"
DJTweeny: Hey Cat
C. Simril: hay not normally a food of cats, but ok
Rufus_T_Firetween: some catnip, then?
||||||||| "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!"
C. Simril: i'm always nipping.
C. Simril: my last name is Ishikawa
Rufus_T_Firetween: *rimshot*
||||||||| Outside, the 8:52 PM downtown bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving EWeston coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
EWeston: Hi Tweeny Cat and all. Its Mud wrestlin season. The muds winning.
C. Simril: i ordered my copy of bbq and exorcism last week. i await them
DJTweeny: kewl
C. Simril: one of the far too few human who bothered to record them when first played
C. Simril: ew
DJTweeny: and we're very glad you did
||||||||| Captain Equinox sneaks in around 8:55 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
Captain Equinox: Hiya, Kiddos!
DJTweeny: Hi Captn
C. Simril: cap
||||||||| ScottNoAnchovies is thrown out the window just as the clock strikes 8:56 PM.
EWeston: Evening Captain
Timeghost: Ahoy, Cap!
||||||||| ScottNoAnchovies waltzes in at 8:56 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
C. Simril: scott
ScottNoAnchovies: Hiya all
EWeston: Stop figetting
||||||||| 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."
DJTweeny: Hello Scot
C. Simril: let's hope so, scott
ScottNoAnchovies: finally got settings right. musta been all the fog....or smog
Captain Equinox: Sorry, had to step away from the keyboard
DJTweeny: "Put down that pickle and step away from the keyboard, sir."
||||||||| 8:59 PM: rebozoette jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
EWeston: Swat teams's request?
DJTweeny: Hi rebo
rebozoette: yo
Captain Equinox: What about my brown paper bag?
C. Simril: step away from the borg? what are you? Jean-luc Picard?
ScottNoAnchovies: its a Bozoette!
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
C. Simril: Hi Lili
Captain Equinox: *honk honk*
rebozoette: C. Simril Captain Equinox DJTweeny EWeston rebozoette Rufus_T_Firetween ScottNoAnchovies Timeghost hi and thanks tweenie for great music
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing ' shoes for the dead', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:00 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
EWeston: Rez deah
shoes for the dead: Howdy
C. Simril: There's only one Rebozoette. But that's enough
EWeston: High toned as usual shoes
ScottNoAnchovies: (deflates shoes)
DJTweeny: Hi shoes
rebozoette: yes sir we have your shoe size on file
C. Simril: shoes for the comatose
C. Simril: one gram? that doesn't ring a bell.
shoes for the dead: will make your ears ring tho
rebozoette: Dewy Cheatum and Howe
Captain Equinox: 27 grams
C. Simril: i just lost power.
C. Simril: ok, maybe not proctor and bergman's best album, but Still
Captain Equinox: "What?"
EWeston: Those low speed four wheel drifts can be murder
rebozoette: otherwise know the weight of a soul
ScottNoAnchovies: its just this little chromium switch
rebozoette: heeeeeeeellllloooooooooooo
Captain Equinox: Hey, Deej!
EWeston: Now mistress tool of the universe, expose yourself to us
||||||||| troutmaster enters at 9:06 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Haberdashery Barn.
shoes for the dead: zzzzzpppp
C. Simril: i'm sort of back
troutmaster: greetings...
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Now playing: BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY from 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 >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
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shoes for the dead: hey troutm
rebozoette: hi trout
C. Simril: tween, i think that casette will be sold on the new firesign sales sight.
C. Simril: merl will know for sure
EWeston: Hi Toutman. Crazy weather Cat?
ScottNoAnchovies: hi trout
DJTweeny: Lodestone made CDs for a while. I have one
DJTweeny: They may be thinking that they'll include it in the new downloads store
C. Simril: tons of rain, but our trees are coming back to life
||||||||| 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: that's it, tween. merl will tell us, or taylor may show up here and inform us hisself
shoes for the dead: we get the leftover rain here, Cat
EWeston: I 5 is blocked northbound North of Vancuver, Wa
DJTweeny: Hi trout
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
C. Simril: we spent far too much time in traffic jams in seattle, tacoma, portland, ad nauseum
shoes for the dead: school of mimes
EWeston: House sized rocks on the highway
C. Simril: rock around the block in the true sense
DJTweeny: Cat, I need to contact Taylor again and make the offer
shoes for the dead: migration, EW?
C. Simril: do so tween.
C. Simril: for those of you on facebook, Timm, who occasionally chats here, made an amazing announcment this week
EWeston: A landslide with some beeg rocks in it.
EWeston: A hah, its them!
DJTweeny: email sent to Taylor
shoes for the dead: Them?
DJTweeny: do tell, Cat
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “PINK HOTEL BURNS DOWN” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
C. Simril: Timm said he had all the mushroom shows, plus the KMET and KPFK shows
DJTweeny: excellent :-)
rebozoette: they never serve starboard
DJTweeny: so the missing mushroom has been found
C. Simril: i';ve been in bars with DO and family, Bergman, Proctor, Taylor etc bemoaning the fact that the show Last Exit to Fresno would never be heard again.
C. Simril: i gave my copy to some other guy and never got it back. so it dissapeared from the universe. until now!
shoes for the dead: what goes around....
C. Simril: ossman REALLY REALLY wants to get all the Firesign plays and radio stuff out while he;s still alive to control it
EWeston: Has a string attached to it
C. Simril: too too too fucking bad peter and austin aren't around to do this
DJTweeny: yeah :/
C. Simril: ok, jsut cuz 2m Sez he has Fres isn't the same as actually having a copy that is playable in this distant time
EWeston: The traveling prime minister, with ears
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'Nabby', just granted probation at 9:18 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
DJTweeny: Hi Nabby
Nabby: Hi ho
Nabby: Cannot stay
C. Simril: so we'll find out when taylor investigates, but just knowing of this must make ossman's heart grow stronger
C. Simril: hi nabby.
Nabby: Just wanted to say hi
EWeston: Nabby esque?
shoes for the dead: hey Nab
Nabby: Hi!
Nabby: and I have to gooooo!
Nabby: esque yes
Nabby: later everyone & have a groovy eve
Nabby: take care Tween
DJTweeny: you too, Nabby
EWeston: There's a shot for that, later.
rebozoette: hi nabby
ScottNoAnchovies: hi/bye nabby
C. Simril: had flue shot a couple days ago and the doc said i'd have slight flue type symptoms
Nabby: Whoops away!
C. Simril: haven't flown yet
Captain Equinox: Slays me!
rebozoette: by nabby?
DJTweeny: They put the Equinox bit in between the two segments on the album, so I thought I'd do the same
shoes for the dead: emitting smoke, Cat?
||||||||| 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: he was never really here
ScottNoAnchovies: no soot issues?
rebozoette: oob
C. Simril: good woik, tween.
C. Simril: i try and keep in as much as possible, shoes
EWeston: You could try gliding from the banister?
rebozoette: don't forget the sparklers
EWeston: My mechanic had a 1958 Popular Science for me to paruse last week
shoes for the dead: what was new then?
C. Simril: on you huskies
shoes for the dead: or at least popular
EWeston: Comparisons between the big three auto makers lastest offerrings.
shoes for the dead: fins!
EWeston: One the Chevy had given them up. The Plymouth was in full spread though
ScottNoAnchovies: yep...fins and dagmars
EWeston: Acres of chrome
rebozoette: and chrome
C. Simril: when i was living in japan in the 80s, a friend leant me a copy of an abbotg and costello show. the plot was about abbot ineheriting an alaskan gold mine. as i was listening to the show, when abbot and c rented a dog team and showted Mush, outisde my window a man in a wheel chair went by being puilled by a dog
C. Simril: synronicity
rebozoette: lol
EWeston: Enemy action
DJTweeny: That's wild, Cat :)
rebozoette: what color ew
rebozoette: powder blue
EWeston: This was B&W pre color magazine time
||||||||| 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: ah too bad
shoes for the dead: pushbutton automatic
||||||||| 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."
C. Simril: a momentary intersections of realities, sudden windows into perception
DJTweeny: Taylor says maybe in January
EWeston: White was popular, I think
C. Simril: not in all areas, ew
DJTweeny: Catch that, Cat?
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
EWeston: We had a mid sixies plymouth with the push buttons. Great for playing rocket ship in the drivway
C. Simril: yes tween.
ScottNoAnchovies: two-tone also a big deal then
C. Simril: i would hope taylor would communicate with me directly
C. Simril: indeed, ew
EWeston: Two barreled carborators, and strange brakes
shoes for the dead: wonderbar radio
C. Simril: my concept of cars has greatly changed of late
ScottNoAnchovies: shoes....friend had a 58 cadillac wi wonderbar...real cool
shoes for the dead: stomp on the flooboard
C. Simril: got new car last month and took long trek. being in a car for days, even hours, is surprsingly painful
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
EWeston: Many changes in todays four wheeled travel
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Now playing: Firesign's “THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA” **
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
GIANT RAT >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=gros-ln
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C. Simril: beautiful opening
EWeston: Yah my 944 is a tiring drive, unless you prepare for it
shoes for the dead: I think that's you and not the dar, Cat
ScottNoAnchovies: got more than just the AM ....(snik) and the FM
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE TALE OF THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=gros-rv
shoes for the dead: car
C. Simril: carphobia or just general physcial demise?
EWeston: Car bar Czar by gar
shoes for the dead: old bones
rebozoette: more like a 3rd story walk up
rebozoette: wheat
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
C. Simril: http://www.garalperovitz.com/
EWeston: Jinkies
C. Simril: speaking of jars
shoes for the dead: stanley's afgan
C. Simril: pounding rain drowns out tween.
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
EWeston: Throw it over the NSA guy
C. Simril: not weather to go out in.
DJTweeny: Guess there's a reason why some people refer to Van as 'north seattle'
EWeston: energetic and bits of sunshine around here
rebozoette: tween sent the good temps here
rebozoette: lol
EWeston: This album deserves to be onstage
||||||||| It's :40 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...
: Glad my efforts were effective, rebozoette ;)
||||||||| Catherwood escorts DJTweeny in through the front door at 9:40 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: oops...
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and announces "Presenting 'pinholeF200', just granted probation at 9:40 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
: pin
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "9:40 PM and late as usual, it's C. Simril, just back from British Columbia."
: hey Pin
||||||||| Outside, the 9:40 PM bus from Austin pulls away, leaving Rufus_T_Firetween coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
: Whole
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies shoes for the dead in through the front door at 9:40 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| 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 EWeston gets out at 9:41 PM.
C. Simril: is this a webquake thing, like we used to have in the early years of chat?
shoes for the dead: and the fun begins again
DJTweeny: I have an email in to Merlyn about the chat issues
: what what what
pinholeF200: howdy Fireheads!
||||||||| rebozoette steps in at 9:41 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
EWeston: Sothware gone hinky again technical term there
rebozoette: weee
C. Simril: begin the leguin
EWeston: Legume
C. Simril: ossman called this their zap comic
DJTweeny: 'one by one, the travelers crawled back into the boat'
rebozoette: catherwood your knocker
||||||||| Catherwood walks right past rebozoette
EWeston: Man and woman the oars
DJTweeny: Definitely, Cat. I have often thought that might have been the influence
||||||||| 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: big vimmen! ya, chure!
EWeston: Johnathon Winter's line, "Your big all over."
shoes for the dead: get that cold hook out of there!
C. Simril: lol
rebozoette: must be jelly
EWeston: Back to Foreplay for beginners
: Just ordered Pink Hotel cassette
||||||||| 9:45 PM: Timeghost jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past half hour!"
EWeston: TG time
C. Simril: is that a ghost?
||||||||| 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."
DJTweeny: cool, :
shoes for the dead: ectrician
rebozoette: end scene
EWeston: He's no fun, he blew right up
pinholeF200: recorded with a boom mike
C. Simril: his blew period
rebozoette: lol
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: To mach angst? Ask the critical critics
EWeston: There were rumors, but no photos
rebozoette: it was placed in a place that gets misplaced
EWeston: I think I just sat on it
rebozoette: enjoy it while it lasts
EWeston: Make up!
C. Simril: i think this is the best word play in all firesign albums
C. Simril: heard maron interview doyle, who just made sorkin-scripted jobs biopic
C. Simril: alking about people talking fast and saying really interesting things
C. Simril: wtf.com, until monday
C. Simril: Firesign Really wanted to make our brains expand.
rebozoette: you all do cat
EWeston: Getting someone to sit still for one of their works is tricky
C. Simril: just listened to jobs biography
C. Simril: apparently flick is based on that
DJTweeny: any good?
C. Simril: as story, yes tween.
shoes for the dead: horse corsettes
C. Simril: bergman, proc and ossman all met jobs, got some pay checks from him
DJTweeny: Wow, cool...
C. Simril: i think bergboy went on some apple tour, doin computer comedy at their events
EWeston: Tricky to put on them I'm thinking
DJTweeny: Sure hope they find someone to do the Firesign documentary
C. Simril: my own experience with jobs is reported on a story somewhere, will find it eventually
shoes for the dead: my daughter got her iphone to say hi Aclem
C. Simril: apparently that almost but never quite happens, tween
pinholeF200: dance on Sunday, or on sundae
C. Simril: yeah siri definitely from Bozos.
DJTweeny: that would be messy
EWeston: Down at the public sponge warehouse
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
C. Simril: i think proctor told us this in one of his interviews during chat, a while back
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
shoes for the dead: synchopathic
EWeston: Murder with a comples beat
pinholeF200: Afghani bondage dance
EWeston: x
rebozoette: shuffle off to buffaload
DJTweeny: Ossman's birthday was Sunday, and I did a tribute on my show. You can listen to the archive at: www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
rebozoette: It was a great tribute show thanks Tweenie
EWeston: Unload that buffa!
shoes for the dead: scat ya to death
DJTweeny: It was fun, lily :)
rebozoette: tip toe thru yer two lips
EWeston: Death by sax, The brass!
rebozoette: everybody should listen to the archives of the Roadkill
C. Simril: ossman's poem about the day of his birth is the best use of english i've ever heard
DJTweeny: everybody should show up for the Sunday show ;)
C. Simril: yes last week tweem
pinholeF200: too much sax and violins in the media
C. Simril: tribute to ossman was inspired
rebozoette: rangler tango
DJTweeny: www.dishnuts.net - 6-8pm Eastern every Sunday
DJTweeny: Radio Free Roadkill :)
C. Simril: ive never found my way into your chat thingie but try and catch at least some of the show if i'm around, tween.
rebozoette: that tween takes any requests
||||||||| "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: been playing some Firesign regularly
DJTweeny: I do indeed, lily
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 10:07 PM and ''Bob'' waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
shoes for the dead: ZZZZPPPP!!
DJTweeny: Cat, there's a browser-based chat available
DJTweeny: It's listed there
||||||||| "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: Hi Bob
''Bob'': ...where burning sappho loved and sung..
EWeston: Bob at last we meet face to mask
shoes for the dead: hey Bob
''Bob'': Greetings!
C. Simril: bob
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “THE TALE OF THE GIANT RAT OF SUMATRA” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=gros-rv
C. Simril: met any red robbins?
pinholeF200: crossed switches, double-pole, double throw
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: Smelling cutains?
shoes for the dead: double cross talk
rebozoette: cross walk talk
EWeston: I try to ignore them
C. Simril: Q tips fucking Poutine?
EWeston: Fissioning in the bathroom again
rebozoette: flush twice for yes
EWeston: That'll fool the NSA guy
shoes for the dead: ixpolited I guess
||||||||| 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: collect intelligence and you get stupidity
rebozoette: curtisy counts
''Bob'': Now we see the violins inherent in the system!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Peter Bergman’s “TRUE CONFESSIONS OF THE REAL WORLD” Here >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tcotrw-rv
rebozoette: play it in g minor minor
EWeston: Maybe it'll det better i we can move from the age of information, too the age of meaning
EWeston: Get that minor out of here!
C. Simril: coal. it;'s cool
||||||||| 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!"
DJTweeny: 're-baptized in a bathtub of Texas light crude oil' - sounds like something from The Realist
pinholeF200: drove by a coal fired electric plant in Baldwin, IL yesterday--dozens of coal hopper cars on the spur track to be unloaded and burned
||||||||| Catherwood leads Ralph in through the front door at 10:18 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: wb Ralph
||||||||| BrianThatIsCalledBrian steps in at 10:18 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
shoes for the dead: hey Ralph
C. Simril: vihce gualaldi kinda music there
||||||||| New notice: '** currently playing - “OUT OF THE FOG - Live In London 2005” - 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 - (this performance has not been released) **'
C. Simril: hi ralph
EWeston: The coal industry is too slowly dying
rebozoette: don't blow it ew
C. Simril: thanks for playing this again, tween
shoes for the dead: and Brian squared
EWeston: The Ralph and Brian Show
C. Simril: so am i ew, not less and less slowly
DJTweeny: 'clairifornia' lol
BrianThatIsCalledBrian: Brian and Ralph Show, if you please
rebozoette: cloudaforinia
||||||||| "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!"
C. Simril: the mc5 of comedy
rebozoette: densa
pinholeF200: EW, we've got coal to the Southeast and radioactive waste to the West in St. Louis--take your pick
EWeston: Mortality brushing you again Cat?
C. Simril: sounds like a good drug
BrianThatIsCalledBrian: Is there audio this time? Or am I too late?
C. Simril: more and more tests, less and less happy news
EWeston: Hit the red hilite oh mighty Brian
C. Simril: i'm a better teacher than student.
: So long, all! Keep 'em FLYING!
rebozoette: and you are neturish too cat
BrianThatIsCalledBrian: Ah, there it is! That was the fourth time I hit that highlight. Thanks EWeston
EWeston: I'm a brand new Medicare member, but I try to stay away from docters
C. Simril: not austin, at least in publicly released writings, but bergman, in his last year of life, was gushingly autobiographical
EWeston: Dinada
rebozoette: with u ew
C. Simril: some parts of his brain Really wanted everyone to know of his really realy interesting life
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: Just sent them off a $$70 check, for a year
EWeston: $470
rebozoette: ya gotta pay to play
rebozoette: taffy
C. Simril: before it was over, and that imminence was not generlaly released
EWeston: Or pattycake
rebozoette: mud head pie
C. Simril: as we drove south, we noticed a patty hurst street, or some such on 1-5
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/
EWeston: I'm not putting a knife in that!
''Bob'': Time to toddle off to bed... big day of torturing students with final exams ahead tomorrow... :)
''Bob'': Thanks as always Tweeny!
shoes for the dead: see ya Bob
EWeston: Sleep well Bob with visions of quiet students in your head
pinholeF200: nite Bob
rebozoette: by bob
C. Simril: bob
C. Simril: Not quite a boob.
rebozoette: mor pork
EWeston: Angth?
rebozoette: bring up a lung
EWeston: And send him to school
C. Simril: ok, thats the funniest thing i've said this month and no one else laughts? i almost fell of my chair
EWeston: Be alert
C. Simril: and i remain within the gravity of sobriety.
shoes for the dead: the world needs more lerts
EWeston: For heavy combat with the aware clan
rebozoette: lol
pinholeF200: and its opposite, comedy
C. Simril: wow this is funny
rebozoette: memory banks near capacity
EWeston: He's expanded that a bit
C. Simril: indeed
C. Simril: firesign performed at shakespeare festial in ashland oregon
DJTweeny: They _had_ to do Anythynge, of course ;)
C. Simril: maybe 90s or early 2000s>
DJTweeny: I can easily see that, Cat
C. Simril: i think bergman was trying, unsuccessfully, to score a joiint. with no luck. odd, in a university town
EWeston: Anythynge covers a lot of ground
BrianThatIsCalledBrian: I was in Ashland during the summer of 88, sounds like I was a bit too early
C. Simril: anyway, bergman described ashland as "bumfuck, oregon'
DJTweeny: yipes lol
EWeston: A chaotic geology area.
C. Simril: we were zipping up I5 and stopped in ashland for gas. it was amazingly hard to find our way back.
C. Simril: i thought about bergman's description of the city constantly.
EWeston: Used to be a speed trap up the hill into California
||||||||| New notice: '** currently playing - “OUT OF THE FOG - Live In London 2005”
listen 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
(this performance has not been released) **
'
C. Simril: there was one sign, saying 1-5 this way. then no more, yet many were the turns and serendipity required
C. Simril: havent driven the coast since 72 and never will do again.
DJTweeny: Is that the Pacific Coast Highway?
rebozoette: weeeeeee
C. Simril: mostly 1-5 but occasionaly, when we went to the bay area and carmel, that was 1
EWeston: Curve city, but little hard to get to from I5
DJTweeny: Ah right, US 1
C. Simril: being in a car is like having a reallly serous malady and not helpful drugs
DJTweeny: lol
C. Simril: yeah that was a bitch, ew, but the reason we made the trip was to go there.
EWeston: I ran around the SF area in 73, on a Triumph motocycle
DJTweeny: cool :)
rebozoette: gutzy
EWeston: Also in the Navy at the time. Lotta memories from then
pinholeF200: gotta check out early, thanks Tween and all for a sur real time
DJTweeny: it's over :)
rebozoette: by pin
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:46 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs pinholeF200 by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
EWeston: I still have that bike's gas tank
C. Simril: im sure i tolja about my uncles deserting the russian navy in 1906
DJTweeny: a surreal good time :)
C. Simril: while delivering stuff to SF after the quake
shoes for the dead: Thanks Tween!
rebozoette: ew was gentleman aand a gentleman
C. Simril: thanks again, tween
EWeston: Nut's I was enlisted
C. Simril: off with non-gentles
Timeghost: Thanks tweeny for the usual good stuff.
EWeston: By alls
C. Simril: so quickly you speed into the past, tween
shoes for the dead: Park it and Lock it!
||||||||| 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: shoes for the dead BrianThatIsCalledBrian C. Simril DJTweeny EWeston by yall and tween thans for the laughs
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween rushes off, saying "10:49 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
||||||||| "Hey DJTweeny!" ... DJTweeny turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:49 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
||||||||| It's :55 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:
''Bob''

BrianThatIsCalledBrian
C. Simril
Captain Equinox
DJTweeny
EWeston
Nabby
pinholeF200
Ralph
rebozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
ScottNoAnchovies
shoes for the dead
Timeghost
troutmaster
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=gros-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=gros-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=phbd-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tcotrw-rv
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
http://www.garalperovitz.com/
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
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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