A Firesign Chat
12/17/2015




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 17, 2015 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| RedPillTweeny sashays in at 6:33 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 6:33 PM, dragging RedPillTweeny' AnD sLeep(3) ANd '1 by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Firehead?"
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "6:33 PM and late as usual, it's RedPillTweeny'&&sLEEp(3)&&'1, just back from Funfun Town."
||||||||| 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 RedPillTweeny'||SLeeP(3)&&'1 falls out at 6:33 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and intones "Announcing 'RedPillTweeny' aND BeNChMaRK(2999999,Md5(NoW())) AnD '1', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 6:33 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the sitting room...
||||||||| Catherwood enters with RedPillTweeny'&&BeNChMaRK(2999999,mD5(NOW()))&&'1 close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 6:33 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the sitting room.
||||||||| 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...
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 7:38 PM and DJTweeny waltzes 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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||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "7:39 PM and late as usual, it's Rufus_T_Firetween, just back from Austin."
||||||||| 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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||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "8:35 PM and late as usual, it's Timeghost, just back from New York."
Timeghost: Evenin' all.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Steve Miller Band)
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 Timeghost
||||||||| Catherwood leads Furgus in through the front door at 8:40 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hi Furgus
Timeghost: I can't sign in to the audio stream.
Furgus: Hi Ya's Tweeny :)
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Rufus_T_Firetween: Working fine here, Timeghost
Rufus_T_Firetween: new software?
Furgus: Grove won't play it.
Rufus_T_Firetween: don't know grove
Rufus_T_Firetween: Windows?
Furgus: WIN 10 Player
Timeghost: New hardware, still setting it up
Furgus: There's a workaround but I forget what it was :(
Rufus_T_Firetween: they dumped wmp in win 10, right?
Furgus: .wmu
Furgus: Probably
Rufus_T_Firetween: have tried entering the url manually, timeghost?
Timeghost: It's there, but you have to look, and sert it up.
||||||||| EWeston steals in around 8:49 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
DJTweeny: Hi EW
||||||||| 8:50 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: Hi Cat
EWeston: Allo agin Tweeny, Rufus, Fergus, Time Ghost an Cat. Hallabalootions to all
Timeghost: I can download the .m3u file, but it opens in GrooveTune, and says "Unable to sign in.'
C. Simril: ah, steve milller
DJTweeny: there's nothing o sign into
||||||||| Merlyn enters at 8:51 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Hat Pack Annex.
DJTweeny: Hi Merlyn
EWeston: Mr. Merl
Merlyn: hey
C. Simril: i just got your message at 5 and it's now 91% uploaded to you
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
C. Simril: Merl
DJTweeny: OK Cat
||||||||| "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: much longer to upload at the higher rate
DJTweeny: might still have time
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Furgus: Thanks. I went to the settings/system/default apps and set .m3u files to open with WMP, not Grove
Timeghost: The message is 'The file is missing or we can't get to it.'
C. Simril: you should have it all by 6, i hope
Furgus: works now
C. Simril: might want to start with something else just in case
C. Simril: now 92%, its getting faster as it nears the end
DJTweeny: Is it uploaded?
DJTweeny: ok
C. Simril: i loved steve's earlier albums, before he became famous
DJTweeny: please le me know the moment it's uploaded
||||||||| Catherwood ushers ''Bob'' into the room, accepts a jar of pennies as a gratuity, grumbles something about 8:55 PM, then departs.
DJTweeny: Hi Bob
||||||||| Catherwood leads Captain Equinox in through the front door at 8:55 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hi Captain
Captain Equinox: Hiya, Kiddos!
''Bob'': Hey, Tweeny. Groovy music.
DJTweeny: groovy, man...
C. Simril: read an article somewhere today lamenting steve getting in the hall of fame
''Bob'': I listen to the Seal of cover of this one a lot, but it's missing those space keyboards..
DJTweeny: not getting in?
C. Simril: made some of my favourite music from 67 up until he became big in the early 70s
DJTweeny: I's OK Cat, the stream is only 128k anyway
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "8:57 PM and late as usual, it's Beet, just back from Moorefield."
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies rebozoette inside, makes a note of the time (8:57 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
EWeston: Hey Beet Captin and Bob
C. Simril: ok
''Bob'': Good evening.
rebozoette: hi all and tween thanks for a luahg er
EWeston: And the fragrance of RZ
DJTweeny: Hi lily
C. Simril: hi folks. theoretically you'll all hear my ossman collage tonight
DJTweeny: It's queued, Cat ;)
C. Simril: the pope is now the same age as david ossman
Beet: Can't stay tonight. This is kind of a Drive Bye Bye. Have to hit the hay early because of an early showing of some big movie tomorrow morning. I'll see evryone next week. Have a good one. G'Nite all.
EWeston: Air conditioning theoreticaly, is off
||||||||| pinholeF200 enters at 8:59 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
DJTweeny: It'll be in the archives, Beet
Furgus: Nite Beet. Have Fun tomorrow
C. Simril: beet, you'll have to listento the collage in the archives
''Bob'': Nite, Beet.
DJTweeny: Hi Pinhope
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
rebozoette: fly by beet
||||||||| Catherwood escorts saintslade in through the front door at 9:00 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: *pinhole
EWeston: Use the Farce Beet
C. Simril: a newcomer?
DJTweeny: Hi saint
C. Simril: good intro tween
DJTweeny: :)
pinholeF200: Evenin' Fireheads, Hi Tween
saintslade: Hi Tweeny, all. Tonight I'm not Worker for a change.
C. Simril: i should have included some of ossman's poems with these production values, although they are few
EWeston: Hi Pinner and St Sadie's bro
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:01 PM and shoes for the dead waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
shoes for the dead: Howdy
C. Simril: for Industry?
EWeston: Soft shoe tonight?
pinholeF200: be an accountant, or, just look like one
''Bob'': HONK HONK!
shoes for the dead: I work at a sort of factory, Cat
EWeston: Meep Meep!!
Captain Equinox: *honk honk*
||||||||| Timeghost leaves to catch the 9:03 PM train to Billville.
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Timeghost close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 9:03 PM tree-stunting plans, and rushes off to the vestibule.
shoes for the dead: aoooga
rebozoette: there were no colons harmed
Furgus: I'm om that one :)
EWeston: Spreak engrish troops!
C. Simril: uploaded now
DJTweeny: a little late lol
DJTweeny: no big :)
||||||||| New notice: ' ** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “OSSMAN COLLAGE GRADUATION” **
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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''Bob'': By contrast, in Montreal, they have men without hats.
C. Simril: i really hope that dvd happens so i can get rid of all that background noise
DJTweeny: I'm sure they'll put it through some gates & filters
''Bob'': When I have that much background noise in something, I lay it over a musical bed so no one notices. ;)
DJTweeny: good idea, Bob
DJTweeny: have to remember that trick
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and pipes up "Presenting 'Cat', just granted probation at 9:08 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
''Bob'': I'm sure I learned it from listening to so much Negativland as an impressionable youth.
Cat: double your pleasure, double your fun
saintslade: I have an album called The Wit and Wisdom of Ronald Reagan. It's blank on both sides. Great for adding background crackle.
Cat: lol saint
EWeston: Or just go cross eyed
DJTweeny: lol saint
Cat: i used to have a rr kirk album, the case of the 3 sided dream, with the 4th album side blank
shoes for the dead: Second Winter is too
C. Simril: gives the word "birtrhday" a new meaning
pinholeF200: somebody posted what was supposed to be "Silent Night" as arranged by John Cage--the sheet music was all rests
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Timeghost: I went into settings and changed them to WMP and restarted, still nothing. I see on the MS Feedback site a lot of people are having this problem.
Cat: ossman would like that, pin. a big Cage fan
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:11 PM and Nabby steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
DJTweeny: Hi Nabby
Nabby: hi Tween
shoes for the dead: hey Nab
EWeston: Hail Nabby, and grape.
Cat: not sure about this, but i think dave was fired from his national npr show for playing a show about cage
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Cat: nab man
pinholeF200: course I saw it on Facebook, an unreliable, but entertaining, source
rebozoette: hi nab
Cat: ossman and proctor in st. louis, at least on the phone
pinholeF200: when I saw Firesign in St. Louis (1974) they were riffing on the
Nabby: Hey shoes, ''Bob'', "CS", CEQ, Cat-o-matic Cat, EW, Fur, pin, reboz
''Bob'': I think 2016 is gonna be Tirebiter's year. I really do.
saintslade: rr kirk! The guy who could play several saxaphones simultaneously?
pinholeF200: "St. McDonalds", referring to the Gateway Arch on the riverfront
Cat: biting through, in this area
shoes for the dead: roll on Kirk
Cat: yes saint, but on an album, not really an issue
Cat: this is from the NYC show from 1996
Furgus: Hi Ya's Nabby :)
Cat: sony comedy festival at the Knitting Factory
Nabby: hi ho
Cat: i was running the Great Ape Project in Canada at this time and turned on Ossman to the cause
shoes for the dead: ho couldn't make it
EWeston: He ate the script?
DJTweeny: cool, Cat
rebozoette: he runs like a fleet footed deer
Cat: glad he could get some comedy out of it
EWeston: And panache
Cat: this is Fred Weibel, a major Firesign publicist
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "9:18 PM and late as usual, it's Lil, just back from Maine."
Lil: Hi gang
EWeston: Hi Lil
Cat: Hi lil
''Bob'': Heya
shoes for the dead: hey Lil
DJTweeny: Hi Lil
Lil: How is the Freditor these days
rebozoette: lil
rebozoette: hi lil
Lil: bozos and bozoettes
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
Lil: is this a repeat Tweeny?
DJTweeny: Brand new, Lil
DJTweeny: collage from Cat
Lil: I was there listening to BAI when they debuted the Electrician album
DJTweeny: He just finished it this morning
Lil: Yep this sounds like a different piece :-)
DJTweeny: don't get any fresher than that ;)
Lil: I love to hear about their ties to BAI
shoes for the dead: it's still warm!
Cat: i used this cut because of the pronuncation Steerio
EWeston: Happenstance?
Lil: Hey there cat
pinholeF200: did y'all see the Firesign reference recently by NBC News http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/new-hampshire-gop-primary-coming-down-sanity-n479851
Cat: ossman talks about it extensively in this interview, lil
Nabby: I love the Hawaiian Hallucination Song
Lil: Thanks for the WBAI references, love those
Cat: yes pin
DJTweeny: That's great, pinhole!
''Bob'': Nice. Been thinking about the "not insane" slogan all week...
Cat: i need to contact that Morning Dew dude about playing the collage Tween played last week, the grateful dead firesign mix
Nabby: Pork?
pinholeF200: somebody out there likes us--or at least FST
DJTweeny: "The joke, of course, was that Papoon was off-the-wall bonkers. But his "not Insane" slogan could perfectly fit a class of Republican candidates exasperated by Donald Trump's rise and jostling to become the last best alternative. "
Nabby: #feelthebern
rebozoette: wow
pinholeF200: one of my fellow announcers did a live spot for what became "Kenfucky Tried Chicken"
Nabby: collage graduation arrrggh I just got it
Nabby: damn you cat
Nabby: lol
''Bob'': chuckle
saintslade: lol chicken diction
pinholeF200: same guy renamed a local auto dealer "Schitt Chmevrolet" p.s. he's still in radio today
Nabby: chicken friction
Lil: I saw that when it first came out
rebozoette: see the world today
shoes for the dead: straighten those chickens
EWeston: Kernel Bucket's Chicken Fried Blasphomey
Nabby: flog those hogs
Cat: too bad Dex is no longer on chat. he told me he once had a show on WBAI
rebozoette: deep fat fried fun
||||||||| 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: Chase them back up the trees
Nabby: drippings with fun
DJTweeny: Yeah, sure wish we could get Dex back in here
Nabby: Dex
Cat: lil, we were talking about this recently. firesign's ties to the Indian
Cat: greatly influenced ossman and austin in particular
saintslade: I wrote this one a year or two ago when I couldn't sleep...As she plunged the soap-filled syringe into my chest, I realized the tide had turned. It was the dawn of a new era. My heart filled with Joy!
Nabby: Hopi elders
DJTweeny: lol saint
''Bob'': boo
shoes for the dead: ouch
EWeston: Sure that wasn't suds?
pinholeF200: Stronger Than Dirt--tnx saint
Nabby: Pithy
EWeston: An pointy
Nabby: could fill with Pride
Cat: my husband's a policeman and you wouldn't believe how dirty he gets my clothes
shoes for the dead: clean thinking
Nabby: clam thinking
||||||||| 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."
EWeston: Better than having Ajax swell your chest
Lil: That sounds like Charles Durning
pinholeF200: Ajax and Drano, the twin foaming gods of the sewer
Nabby: sorta kinda
Cat: Fumiyo and I were in the audience when Ossman debuted this piece on Whidbey, maybe 97
rebozoette: ran to drinkin after thinkin
Lil: With Ossman
EWeston: Alritesremoved
saintslade: Pride and joy! My taxi driver showed me that one.
Cat: were you there for this, nabby?
Nabby: har har
Cat: maybe EW, other seattle chatters
pinholeF200: Vonnegut wrote about someone committing suicide by swallowing Drano
Nabby: oh Cat, no I don't think so
Cat: a double bill, this piece and ossman's 1940s radio piece starring phil and melinda
Nabby: neat
saintslade: Yeah I believe it was his mother.
Nabby: missed it
Cat: the productions were paid for by a restaurant that ossman had to dj at after the shows.
Nabby: no kidding
Cat: Otherworld Media will gladly sell em to ya, nab
Cat: I hope all that great Otherworld stuff gets the audience it deserves
Nabby: coolness
Cat: the history of the american indian, on playing cards
Cat: gotta get a hissless version of these
pinholeF200: thought it was just cause I upgraded my speakers lol
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
Nabby: Could be cleaned up but it would be time consuming
shoes for the dead: sound forge
EWeston: Some solutions have been presented
Cat: i extracted this from a vhs cassette. sounds like shit. now, if the DVD happens, it'll sound as good as it should
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Cat: firesign workers Taylor and Doc Tech could do it, but they already have full plates
Cat: Ossman may have pristine readings of all these poems. This is more a template tha a finished piece in that sense
DJTweeny: I like hearing it live
Lil: Problems with the chat scroll again
Cat: Am I the only one bothered by that noise? it's on maybe 20% of the whole collage
Lil: No me too Cat
rebozoette: melting
saintslade: I think the hiss in my head cancels it out.
Lil: The scroll is too annoying, have to exit
Lil: See yas everyone
shoes for the dead: the mike was picking up the whole room
||||||||| "Hey Timeghost!" ... Timeghost turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 9:44 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
Nabby: It's okay Cat - It's worth it
rebozoette: later lil
EWeston: Byee
Cat: this is a clean air check from Fred's radio gig in West Virginia
pinholeF200: bye Lil
Lil: have a good weekend rebo
Cat: by lil
shoes for the dead: see ya Lil
Lil: be well everyone
Nabby: Take care Lil
Lil -(
Nabby: afk
rebozoette: see that trash in the treasure
Lil: Maybe I'll try back a little later
Cat: hope so, lil
rebozoette: a pole in the back
EWeston: Phil Austin on animal imagry
rebozoette: this would be something to momorize
EWeston: Right after I memorize all the chords I'm suppose to
C. Simril: this is 20 years old
EWeston: Before internet trolls appeared
||||||||| 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: natural pubic ratio
DJTweeny: great job on this, Cat :-)
rebozoette: lol
EWeston: As spoken by Rience Pubis
shoes for the dead: rinse pubes?
||||||||| "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!"
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
pinholeF200: have to wash up after the "Blue Period"
EWeston: It's name that flew from Dr. Carson's lips during the last debased debate
EWeston: Rience Prebis was what hr was trying for
saintslade: Riveting!
Cat: i sure did
EWeston: In steerio hi fi
Cat: with many friends
Cat: i;m hip like a zip, let's take a trip
rebozoette: me twos
EWeston: But it might be dark and dirty
Cat: this is kind of like that
shoes for the dead: rocky jocket
DJTweeny: This is one serious bit of ediing, Cat
Cat: true
||||||||| 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...
: wonderful
||||||||| Outside, the 10:10 PM crosstown bus from North Carolina pulls away, leaving rebozoette coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
: again
: small crowd
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and snorts derisively "Presenting ' shoes for the dead', just granted probation at 10:10 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
rebozoette: wonderful
: The waiting room is in another dimension
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'EWeston', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 10:11 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
: did i bore everyone to death with how longthis is?
: Hey, I'm like, real gone!
||||||||| Merlyn enters at 10:11 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Hat Pack Annex.
||||||||| Cat steals in around 10:11 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
: Trying to get some work done here. Probably hopeless though. I'm easily distracted. ;)
Merlyn: And now I'm, like, back!
EWeston: So that's what that means
rebozoette: been there done that
shoes for the dead: it's like we all time out
Cat: but the sound never went away.
Merlyn: Catherwood is up to his old tricks again
||||||||| Catherwood iss up to his old tricks again.
Cat: hello?
: Something's amiss with the sidereal clock.
Merlyn: See? He admits it!
rebozoette: and its hard typing with yer left'
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "10:12 PM and late as usual, it's saintslade, just back from Cincinnati."
Cat: that's me. i'm in 2 places at once
||||||||| Catherwood enters with DJTweeny close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 10:12 PM tree-stunting plans, and runs off to the sitting 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 ''Bob'' plummets into the garden at 10:12 PM.
||||||||| Outside, the 10:12 PM uptown bus from Elmertown pulls away, leaving Cat 2 coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween steps in at 10:12 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
''Bob'': grumble
Cat 2: or more
EWeston: Objection! leading the catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood walks over to EWeston and mumbles "oh, fuck off EWeston!"
DJTweeny: I was working fine late last week, and until now :/
rebozoette: catherwood we see you
||||||||| Catherwood walks over to rebozoette and inquires "Typing my name just to rile me, eh?"
DJTweeny: *It was
rebozoette: run ew
EWeston: Mean set of gums on that man
: tried going quaaaad but couldn't find enough records in SQ--but I do have a quad copy of EYKIW
||||||||| pinholeF200 steals in around 10:14 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
pinholeF200: guess I was gong but I'm back
Cat: is this too painful to listen to?
Merlyn: we were all gone
EWeston: Your always real gong
Merlyn: It's OK for something from Mars, cat
pinholeF200: that's why my ears are ringing
Cat: yeah that has to be fixed.
Cat: very painful recording.
rebozoette: no its old cat like us
shoes for the dead: confidence in the system
rebozoette: goes with our creaks and pops
DJTweeny: "easy to swallow propaganda" lol
EWeston: The poetry was good, and I'm no great poetry fan.
Cat: much of the poetry in firesign works comes from oss
pinholeF200: Tween, with propaganda I prefer to spit
Cat: confidence in the system
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
saintslade: I'm a new fan of unwanted poetry.
rebozoette: there was mammories up there
EWeston: I always just drive by the poetry shelter
shoes for the dead: throw em a verse or two
saintslade: You mean the library?
''Bob'': This is pretty much how I wake up every morning.
''Bob'': Running that memory check takes longer every time.
EWeston: A shelter for poetry that dose not have a home
shoes for the dead: you are not in control
pinholeF200: we will control the horizontal; we will control the vertical
shoes for the dead: hey buddy, can you spare a rhyme?
EWeston: We will put the pizza in the microwave
EWeston: Come on all of you big strong men. Uncle Sheldon needs your help again
DJTweeny: Agreed about the propaganda, pinhole
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Johan Amadeus Myjetski in through the front door at 10:26 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
EWeston: High Jam
shoes for the dead: hey JAM
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Evening all!
pinholeF200: Hey there, JAM
||||||||| "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!"
Cat: thats the show
EWeston: Engaging Cat
rebozoette: yeah ty cat
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Sorry to be so late, but I'm really sick this week!
Cat: not too long?
Cat: get well, jam
DJTweeny: Not for my taste, Cat
saintslade: That was a great audio journey, Cat!
pinholeF200: Loved it, Cat
EWeston: I'm paddle locked to the chair for two hours anyway
||||||||| Outside, the 10:29 PM downtown bus from Livermore pulls away, leaving Lil coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: There was no filler in that one
DJTweeny: not that there ever is ;)
DJTweeny: wb Lil
Lil: That was a really great montage Cat, thanks much
Lil: Thanks Tweeny, been listening
EWeston: Take care of yourself Johan
Cat: it gives you an overview of david's life and thoughts and contributions to all our consciosnesses
DJTweeny: Yes Johan, be well...
Cat: hi lil
Lil: It sure does
Lil: hi lol
shoes for the dead: dreamo negro
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Well, if you guys say things like that about it, & knowing what truly fabulous things Cat's done, I will have to catch this weekend ne on the bounce!
DJTweeny: A fantastic tribute :) Ossman should definitely include it on his web site
Cat: lol shoes.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! - currently playing – from the Box Of Danger collection “SCHOOL FOR ACTORS” **
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
BOX OF DANGER >> https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook
'
Lil: Yep shouldn't miss it
EWeston: Negro Spudo
Cat: well he hadn't heard it when he said that. we really have to get my Ether Patrol interview and the whole Bozographical set cleaned up.
Cat: at present, it's an insult to the material.
Cat: all negros are groovy
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
EWeston: They can't take our jeekhood from us
Cat: this goes well with that poems about hollywood
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: LOL!
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
EWeston: Say g
EWeston: Say g'nite Gracie
Cat: only a medium mr. danger
shoes for the dead: what?
DJTweeny: Yeah, definitely a Gracie routine
EWeston: Never mind
Cat: No matter
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hilarious!
EWeston: A little raw perhaps
shoes for the dead: ok
rebozoette: what
pinholeF200: watt
rebozoette: who
EWeston: No passion allowed during those media times
shoes for the dead: came too
Merlyn: raw raw raw
EWeston: Three, call
rebozoette: shoes
pinholeF200: psd, jpeg, tif
Cat: that's the Spirits we've got a line on
rebozoette: turn two
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
EWeston: Tue?
rebozoette: with morey
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Tue what?
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Nabby close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 10:45 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the Aviary.
shoes for the dead: trickey
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Hi Nabby!
Nabby: what deviltry is this?
EWeston: Tue see beyond the kin of man...or men.
Nabby: I kin diggit
Nabby: hi Joh!
rebozoette: well thats news to me
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Cat: nude newts?
EWeston: Naw we just scraped the oil off them
rebozoette: its all newt to
Nabby: nothing as slick as a naked newt
Cat: anyone else notice how ossman is quite serious when interviewed but add proctor and the others and its always spontaneous hilarity
Nabby: indeed Cat!
pinholeF200: what about a snail in snot
EWeston: I can here them in the trench, plotting.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Naked oldts ca be pretty low-viscosity
Cat: i went through my collection of ossman interviews, mostly on cassette and noticd that quite profoundly.
shoes for the dead: plodding
Lil: Indeed true Cat
EWeston: Newts do not plod. I don't care what they say of FOX
Cat: even when i was interviewing him, he was more professorial than with the guys
Nabby: or the dreaded frog snot
rebozoette: if you beat them to a pulp they dry out pretty fast ew
Cat: where-as, when fumiyo and i ate lunch with proctor a few weeks ago, he was on. there were humourus possibilities in all words, all topics
Nabby: 8 to the bar reboz
Cat: i'd much rather be funny than professorial
EWeston: Yes, but is there a market for dryed newt
Cat: but much harder to do
Cat: there's a market for everything
Nabby: does humor belong in the serious world?
rebozoette: lol
Cat: the borders should be porous, nab
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Dried dyed newts would make a fascinating marketing ploy
EWeston: Maybe if we add bacon
shoes for the dead: owl food
||||||||| 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."
Nabby: and chives
Cat: Hoi Poloi slither away
Nabby: bowl food
rebozoette: newt chips
Lil: Anyone know about the running gag "who
Nabby: slither me timbers
shoes for the dead: bowel food
Lil: 's Peggy"?
EWeston: Newt Chips. The freeze dried Wonder!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: Cooks and jives
Nabby: indeed Lil who IS Peggy?
saintslade: Don't oil that newt, mail me some audio bytes.
Lil: made me hungry rebozoette lol
Cat: peg g. peg h
Nabby: chops? oh chips
pinholeF200: newt chips are gingrich
rebozoette: the tongues of newt are strawberry flavored
Cat: dead men drinking cokes
shoes for the dead: newt chops are real small
DJTweeny: you know this from experience, Rebo?
Lil: Isn't she the one who jumped in her best friend's grave at the funeral?
Nabby: newt chips would be great for catching walleyes and cats
Lil: After porking Elliot?
||||||||| 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!"
Cat: not this one
Nabby: reboz want to go catch cats?
Nabby: Pork?
||||||||| 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: As enduring as a moleskin cookie?
rebozoette: nab yer on
pinholeF200: was it eliot's toilet i saw
Lil: Yep ot
shoes for the dead: Thanks Tween and Cat!!!!
Nabby: well ty Tweeny!
rebozoette: noooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Lil: yep it's all about the pork
''Bob'': Thanks Tweeny (& Cat)!
Cat: thanks for listening, folks
EWeston: A good Nicktoon, thanks cat, und BYE!!
Lil: LOL rebo
shoes for the dead: Park it and Lock it!
Nabby: Merl & RFD & RTF rule!
Merlyn: tanks agin tween
Lil: Great show, went really fast
Cat: depending on your religion, lil
pinholeF200: Thanks Tween, Thanks Cat, enjoyed chatting with one and all
rebozoette: shoes for the dead Cat DJTweeny EWeston Johan Amadeus Myjetski Lil Nabby pinholeF200 rebozoette saintslad thanks all and cat wow and tween as always the best MR
Nabby: Lark and pocket!
Lil: thanks Tweeny and Cat for your audio
Nabby: Great college Cat
||||||||| pinholeF200 leaves at 10:58 PM, singing "Oh, I'm just a little fishy, floating in the sea, and there ain't no hook that's smart enough to catch the likes of me..."
Cat: if it didnt put you to sleep, i succeeded
Johan Amadeus Myjetski: So good to laugh instead of coughing! Nite, all, & THAnks!
||||||||| 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
'
Lil: 'night all, be well until next time
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening everybody, and have a great week :-) See you next time, same FireTime, same FireStation...
Cat: wont be here next week, but merry christmas to those who are
DJTweeny: And to you and yours, Cat :)
Nabby: Indeed Merry happy krimble all!
||||||||| Cat 2 rushes off, saying "11:00 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
||||||||| Merlyn says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Merlyn exits at 11:00 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Cat: see y'all last day of the year
Nabby: lol
||||||||| Cat leaves at 11:00 PM, singing "Oh, I'm just a little fishy, floating in the sea, and there ain't no hook that's smart enough to catch the likes of me..."
Nabby: adios!
saintslade: Thanks for the journey, I think I'm gonna draw some sketches of what I saw in my head.
DJTweeny: kewl :-)
DJTweeny: later gators
||||||||| DJTweeny is kicked out just as the clock strikes 11:03 PM.
||||||||| It's :25 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''

Beet
C. Simril
Captain Equinox
Cat 2
Cat
DJTweeny
EWeston
Furgus
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
Lil
Merlyn
Nabby
pinholeF200
rebozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
saintslade
shoes for the dead
Timeghost
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
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
http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/new-hampshire-gop-primary-coming-down-sanity-n479851
https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGz_4vJNLwgFrLR3N0RN1Tw



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