A Firesign Chat
08/03/2017




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 August 03, 2017 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| 7:33 PM: DJTweeny jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past half hour!"
||||||||| 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 stumbles in at 7:47 PM, dragging Rufus_T_Firetween by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yo-yo?"
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET **
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 announces: "8:30 PM and late as usual, it's Ralph, just back from Funfun Town."
Ralph: is this on?
||||||||| "8:32 PM? 8:32 PM!!" says Catherwood, "NancyKat should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as NancyKat enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
NancyKat: Ralph-We ain't...got some more loco weed?
Ralph: here, try this pungent knot of Yucatan Blue...
DJTweeny: Hi NancyKat, Ralph
Ralph: it actually is rainbows that look blue from a distance, as you can see....
Ralph: hey DJ
Ralph: I guess I'll shut down the Slowdrive
NancyKat: Hiya, Tweeny,-listnin'to legend of a mind on yt...
DJTweeny: when you could be listening to perfectly good silence on my stream ;)
Ralph: but my ears are ringing
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Mark Knopfler)
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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NancyKat: Oh, don't get me wrong, the audio window is already open...lol..
Ralph: hello? who's this? oh hi, it's you again...
DJTweeny: Hello, It's Me
NancyKat: Ach, Me Irish heart...
NancyKat: Hi..this is dog...
Ralph: hats off to Mark Knoplfer
DJTweeny: Love his music
Ralph: even when it's spelled right lol
DJTweeny: Have you seen the movies Local Hero and Wag The Dog? He did the soundtracks
DJTweeny: haha
Ralph: I have not
DJTweeny: both really good movies, should put them on your viewing list
Ralph: reserving now at NYPL
DJTweeny: Local Hero is about a small town in Scotland that finds itself the target of being bought up by a Houston oil company to put in a refinery/shipping base
DJTweeny: a wonderful movie about clash of cultures
Ralph: sounds like real life
DJTweeny: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085859/
||||||||| EWeston enters at 8:50 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Hat Pack Annex.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
EWeston: Tweeny NancyKat and Ralph, good to see tou all through the smoke
DJTweeny: Out of the fog, into the smog...
NancyKat: Hi EW!
EWeston: Cough cough and Ruth has disappeared
||||||||| cease steals in around 8:52 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last year's "unpleasant incident."
cease: smoky down there too, eh?
EWeston: Cease has some of that smoke too
cease: it looks like LA or Tokyo, not beautiful BC
EWeston: Yep some of it came up from Oregon too
DJTweeny: Hi cease, any word on the computer?
cease: breathing warning. the govt says stay home, but even home we have to open windows cuz of the heat.
DJTweeny: Yeah, the West Coast had had one amazing heat wave
DJTweeny: which of course spawned the fires
DJTweeny: You don't have A/C, cease?
EWeston: Some flooding in S California as well
cease: we normaly don't need it up here.
DJTweeny: wow
NancyKat: Hi, Cease!
cease: wed have ceiling fans but they just stir up the bad stuff.
cease: cy
DJTweeny: yeah :/
EWeston: Due to my trees, I'm close to ten degrees cooler than the local urban areas
cease: Nancy
DJTweeny: trees make all the difference
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
cease: we have big trees around our house too. we're just not used to heat
EWeston: Satlelites can't see my home either
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "8:57 PM and late as usual, it's Beet, just back from Virginia."
Beet: Evening all.
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and announces "Presenting 'Merlyn', just granted probation at 8:57 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Beet: Hi Merl
Merlyn: hullo
EWeston: Today's Beet today
cease: Beet
cease: Merl
Beet: Hi Dr Cease
EWeston: An Merly
DJTweeny: Hi Beet, Merlyn
NancyKat: Beet.
Beet: Howdy Mr. EW
Beet: Hi Miss Nan
Beet: Howdy Dr Tween
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
WELCOME TO THE FIRESIGN CHAT
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
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||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, August 03, 2017 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
NancyKat: Mmmmmerrrrll.
cease: the font is different tonight. i wonder why
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and intones "Presenting 'PrincipalPoop', just granted probation at 9:00 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
DJTweeny: Hi PrincP
Beet: Uh oh, Arabs
PrincipalPoop: goood even evening
Beet: It's the Poop
EWeston: Is this about my mom's note Pooper?
cease: Poop
Ralph: too effing real
NancyKat: Hi, down there...
Merlyn: hello down there, Tween
||||||||| "9:02 PM? 9:02 PM!!" says Catherwood, "rebozoette should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as rebozoette enters and sits on the divan.
Beet: Hello Austin
PrincipalPoop: you got me wrong, I spell my name principalpoop the voice of the tween...
cease: Rebo
rebozoette: Beet cease DJTweeny EWeston Merlyn NancyKat PrincipalPoop Ralph hell oh
EWeston: Rebozoette, as herself
Merlyn: Hurry rebozoette, it's almost starting
rebozoette: whoop dee
cease: Yes, look forward to a collage about Sputnik next week.
Beet: Hi rebo
NancyKat: Hi, rebozo-glad ya made it.
PrincipalPoop: something like that anyway, huh?
rebozoette: oh I was lurkin
EWeston: Du dah du dah
PrincipalPoop: do we still have niks? nogoodniks, beatniks, folkniks?
rebozoette: comments welcome
Ralph: i haven't even taken it out of the shrink wrap yet
rebozoette: catniks
PrincipalPoop: turkey lurkey and rebozo lurkey
EWeston: Nik knacks is all I got
||||||||| New notice: '** IT'S MADNESS I TELL YOU!! **
Now playing: from the DOMM Radio Hour Hour collection, “THIS IS ONE AVANT-GARDE SCRIPT YOU WON'T GET OUT OF”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
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PrincipalPoop: you misspelled catnaps, i mean nips, catnips
DJTweeny: allo rebozo
EWeston: Give everyone a furball Catherwood
||||||||| Catherwood hands everyone a furball.
PrincipalPoop: is shrink wrap another name for a straightjacket?
cease: Chatter Not Ed turned me onto a show called The Sputnik Moment which inspired this autobiographical thing. Sputnik completely changed the educational system I experienced in LA between 1957 and 1958
PrincipalPoop: onto not into, ok
cease: well i'm cat with a japanese last name, so cat nip would work.
PrincipalPoop: i think nip is non-pc for various meanings
EWeston: Love nips
DJTweeny: How's the computer, cease?
PrincipalPoop: some nips are almost sips
rebozoette: hi tweeny hows u
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "9:09 PM and late as usual, it's Elayne, just back from Bronx."
Elayne: Evenin' all!
cease: the 2 computers work fine but my backup portable hd where i keep all the source material for the collage was prounounced dead by the local computer store. however, doc tech thinks he can bring it back from the dead. i sent it to him today to work his magic
EWeston: Elayne lo dere
Beet: Hi Miss E.
PrincipalPoop: hi E, turn on channel 11 at 7, the guys just said
Elayne: Ooh, DocTech! I'll be seeing him and Lili soon. She's doing very well.
rebozoette: hi e
cease: HI El
EWeston: Good and good
Elayne: Seven? But its 9.
Elayne: 7 of 9??
cease: that's good to hear, el
PrincipalPoop: ouch cat. fingers crossed...
Beet: Did you go to the Fish concert, Elayne?
PrincipalPoop: bingo! what do I win?
Beet: Phish
DJTweeny: doin' good rebo, how's yosef?
Elayne: I did not, Beet. Glad I didn't. Icky rainy day, and mostly they played instrumental stuff, I was told.
Elayne: I'd have been bored to tears.
EWeston: A tub of slaw
DJTweeny: Hey Elayne
PrincipalPoop: depends on the instruments, always lol
PrincipalPoop: 2, i want 2 tubs
rebozoette: new island lol
EWeston: Sorry only one tub per poster
Ralph: what a trip
rebozoette: its whipped butter
PrincipalPoop: that and they never come in the mountains, geesh
rebozoette: sorry nice tree pica
EWeston: I though the butter was just heavily massaged
PrincipalPoop: man and man 50 positions, color and sound oops only 15?
cease: that was the Old old lady. he has a newer one now.
rebozoette: cream the cream
EWeston: Man man and man, and son
PrincipalPoop: zen hijinks
cease: i htink both harry and said old lady were on How Time Flys
EWeston: Set phazers to agitate!
DJTweeny: oops, I assumed all 4 Firesigns were on this broadcast, but I'm not hearing Proctor
PrincipalPoop: he did not call in from NY, said he would say everything twice next week.
DJTweeny: all this talk of smog is making cease cough
rebozoette: philly cheesesteak up
EWeston: Wadda trooper
PrincipalPoop: waiter, there is a fly in my soup
cease: the smog was so bad in LA in the late 50s we had to turn on the radio before goiong to school to find out if schools were closed because of the smog.
rebozoette: inside bedrooms
EWeston: You don't like radioactive flys?
Ralph: LOL
PrincipalPoop: would I be here if I did not like radio active things?
rebozoette: fly landing strips
PrincipalPoop: ouch, my zipper
cease: in those days, people were allowed to burn their garbage in backyard furnaces.
||||||||| 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: yipes cease, I'd heard it was bad, but never heard it was _that_ bad
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski enters at 9:20 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Hat Pack Annex.
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
EWeston: Well mebbe the centipede would suit your palette better?
EWeston: Yourjetski?
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi all. Radioactive flys, eh?
johan amadeus myjetski: music is Bernard Herrmann's North By Northwest soundtrack
NancyKat: Jam jam.
Beet: evening JAM
PrincipalPoop: edgar and jam
EWeston: We all ionize from time to time, and elseswhere
rebozoette: on the verge of hysteria
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi NancyK!
johan amadeus myjetski: beet, Poop, rebozo, & E! Who've i missed?
cease: Jam
EWeston: Hysterical ions make the world boogie
johan amadeus myjetski: Ah! Cat! how are you?
PrincipalPoop: get off verge, get on marge
Elayne: Nobody's missed me, Johan, but hello back atcha!
||||||||| 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: Earl's having fun :)
cease: stilll breathing, jam
||||||||| llanwydd enters at 9:24 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Haberdashery Barn.
NancyKat: Bee there or bee cubular?
llanwydd: evening folks
EWeston: IIan
Beet: hi llan
johan amadeus myjetski: Elayne! great to see you here!
PrincipalPoop: which speedway is that?
cease: llan
EWeston: Funny Car! Walnut.
NancyKat: Ilan! Hii.
johan amadeus myjetski: Alan!g'evening!
johan amadeus myjetski: Elaine!
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
PrincipalPoop: yes, zen hijinks
NancyKat: Hi, E!
Elayne: Thanks Johan. I'm here and I'm not, I'm in and I'm out. I'm stretched and so forth. Hi Nancy!
EWeston: em oh you ess eee
PrincipalPoop: donald duck?
Elayne: The cat (Zed is the current one) is demanding attention, so I think my evening is no longer my own, if ever it was.
johan amadeus myjetski: moose & squirrel
cease: i studied radio production at you ess sea
EWeston: The accent gave me.. a new bank account
cease: all the best to Zed
Elayne: Next week, all!
johan amadeus myjetski: Nite Blayne!
cease: by el and robin and zed
Beet: Bye Elaybe
PrincipalPoop: zed the cat, short for zed ah zedezikeil?
EWeston: Carefully pet Zed for me. My two are guarding the porch railing
PrincipalPoop: night e
Beet: Elayne
rebozoette: the prikelly pickel
rebozoette: night e
johan amadeus myjetski: This sounds a bit like an early incarnation of Hemlock Stones
Beet: Sounds like The Electrician
PrincipalPoop: oh my, the horror
Ralph: beats anything i ever heard
EWeston: Strangling Horror seems to easy to type cast
cease: Hi Ralph
cease: this is from one of the Hour Hours that I recorded.
PrincipalPoop: Evelyn West with the size 50 chest, lordy
EWeston: Before silicon
cease: there's a popular canadian beer called 50.the first one i ever liked
rebozoette: 76 units
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
llanwydd: thanks babe
DJTweeny: cool cease, and we thrank you :-)
EWeston: Quant suff
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
rebozoette: e i o
PrincipalPoop: this is the city
cease: i was in LA for 3 monthes, may-july 1970 between radio gigs in ottawa and saskatoon and discovered this show so taped the last 6.
||||||||| 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."
cease: later sent them to Taylor so i think this one is from my recording.
PrincipalPoop: cool, yes thanks
EWeston: There are a million noddles in the city
EWeston: Spme them stiff
rebozoette: delish
EWeston: Some of
cease: sounds like it.
EWeston: Good use of, fluglehorn
PrincipalPoop: no laughing lol
EWeston: Destroyed premises are the worse ever
PrincipalPoop: i hate mises to pieces
johan amadeus myjetski: Dragont, & Law & Order had 'no smiling' standing orders
johan amadeus myjetski: Dragnet
EWeston: And a whole mise is hard to find these days
PrincipalPoop: the local radio plays the dragnet clip, the party is over joker, hand over the grenade...
cease: whereas miso is quite common
PrincipalPoop: joe friday speaking...
cease: sounds like a clapper caper
EWeston: The tell is the blue glow in his eyes
PrincipalPoop: clapper or clanger?
NancyKat: Have you been to the Palace?
PrincipalPoop: i know it was copper
johan amadeus myjetski: that routine between johnny carson & joe friday was hilarious
EWeston: Oh a wise guy huh!?
PrincipalPoop: oh you...
cease: that was my reference, jam
rebozoette: organ
llanwydd: what palace, nancy?
Ralph: trippppppy
EWeston: Caliphie I tink
PrincipalPoop: andgan
NancyKat: The ice palace...you must see it soon...they are cleaning it...
llanwydd: lol
PrincipalPoop: 67 gizzard its a lizard
EWeston: Mit dah tail fins!
PrincipalPoop: the movie seems to have started, and we are in it...
rebozoette: no spark
EWeston: Quick stand in front of the brew screen
Beet: still here
PrincipalPoop: use the sound effects, just fade in and then out, whewwwww
cease: keepin it sweet, beet?
EWeston: Motion in an unconcious manner
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
PrincipalPoop: another tire, what size?
EWeston: More cow bell
Beet: doin' my best
cease: take a bite
PrincipalPoop: that is a tight suit
EWeston: Steel belted, or steal belted
cease: speaking of johnny carson, funniest thing i ever saw on his often funny show was a french commercial for laughing cow cheese, with dancing, singing cows
rebozoette: dangle the flow
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
PrincipalPoop: grass aspargis
PrincipalPoop: peter pineapple
EWeston: Tammy Tapioca
cease: it was new in 2013
PrincipalPoop: Wendy Wheatgerm
EWeston: Cirrus Sheepvirus
EWeston: Ghost Toasties, in the sky
cease: you know austin refused to fly. made firesign tours difficult
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS - Every Firesign Theatre radio broadcast from the "Dear Friends" era (1970-1972) >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
EWeston: I don't fly, cause it ain't much fun these days. I did work towards a private liscence decades ago
rebozoette: rock minds
johan amadeus myjetski: Jett PileIt
PrincipalPoop: the mushrooms are as good as ever, what are you talking about?
cease: my flights to and from francein june were physically painful. and air france is supposed to be one of the good airlilnes.
EWeston: Drop your LaGardia
PrincipalPoop: oh, aero planes
johan amadeus myjetski: How so, cease?
EWeston: Made flight simulators easy. I know how to land a plane.
cease: you owe a lotta people, a lotta money, for a lotta airports
PrincipalPoop: it is cold going over the pole, I suppose. hehe
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Elmer Ho into the room, accepts a grimy quarter as a gratuity, grumbles something about 9:57 PM, then departs.
Elmer Ho: hello dear friends
cease: how close the seats in front of me were. felt like was a sardine in a can.
Beet: Hi Ho
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Elmer H
cease: for a 9 hour flight, this is painful.
EWeston: Elmer get tacky and enjoy
PrincipalPoop: elmer, do you have a note or excuse for being late young man?
cease: Hi Elmer.
Rufus_T_Firetween: evenin' Elmer
||||||||| 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!"
Elmer Ho: hi beet jam cease EW
EWeston: Seattle to London. I tried to sleep as much as possible
PrincipalPoop: he was jammed in jam lol
Elmer Ho: PP, my behavior is inexcusable as always, and I plan to keep it that way
johan amadeus myjetski: I se, cease. I agree. Last time I flew 16 years ago, I couldn't get my bifocals to focus on the screen
cease: i tried to sleep but it was too cramped to do so.
johan amadeus myjetski: 'cos I could get far enough away from it
PrincipalPoop: don't take that tone with me, sit down and eat your dinner
EWeston: Just you wait till someone excuses you
rebozoette: roll with the torches
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Elmer Ho: this is weird
cease: i can take it on a 3 hour flght to vegas, but long flight to europe, it's not worth it.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
PrincipalPoop: that is a weird
EWeston: Glad someone else agrees
EWeston: Think I'd rather sail a boat to Europe
PrincipalPoop: what?
johan amadeus myjetski: Lewis Black has an interesting routine about long airplane flights, referring to his flight to New Zealand
Ralph: tap tap
cease: ok now this isnt part of my recording.
EWeston: No waffling now Pooper
PrincipalPoop: first legal abortion at some hospital, wow
Elmer Ho: it's part of John Cage's recording
cease: maybe if i book the seat long in advance and get a seat near the exit with nothing in front of me. worth whatever the cost.
Ralph: it's deafening
johan amadeus myjetski: it's claiming I suddenly lack the appropriate plug in
PrincipalPoop: tape your knees to your chest....
johan amadeus myjetski: cease, those are called 'bulkhead' seats
PrincipalPoop: houston, we lost austin
Ralph: file not found 494
Ralph: 404
cease: did the sound leave or is it my computer?
Merlyn: Hurry rebozoette, it's almost starting
EWeston: How bout if I just tape a keg to each knee
Elmer Ho: do not adjust your set
PrincipalPoop: tween dropped dead and pulled the server down with him...
Beet: no sound
cease: thanks johan. if i ever fly long distance again, i'll have to book one.
Ralph: you people are so..........
Merlyn: DRAMATIC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . PAUSE!
johan amadeus myjetski: even the 16k isn't working maybe the Donald didn't like tonight's 'cast?
PrincipalPoop: a keg
EWeston: Trump finally attacked the heart of the Deep State?
Rufus_T_Firetween: audio problms, P?
PrincipalPoop: no sound
||||||||| "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!"
Elmer Ho: flew SAS to Europe a couple months ago - hardly luxurious, but much better than US-based airlines
Ralph: run for the hills!
Rufus_T_Firetween: it's not on my end :/
EWeston: Don't let the snakes get ya/
Merlyn: No sound here too neither
PrincipalPoop: VLC says my input cannot be opened lol
johan amadeus myjetski: Mine says plug in missing
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Rufus_T_Firetween: Yeah, it's the RFD server
EWeston: Sounds accoustic Dire Straits here
PrincipalPoop: this routes through mayberry???
Ralph: where's the DJ
Elmer Ho: apparently everything was going fine until I showed up...
EWeston: President Banner got him
johan amadeus myjetski: so, should we just wait here in the sitting room, or?
Elmer Ho: JAM - rimshot
Ralph: so it was you then?
PrincipalPoop: I knew you were not dead tween, just teasing, gosh
Beet: I HAVE SUDDENLY TURNED DEEF
Rufus_T_Firetween: They just did a server migration at RFD
PrincipalPoop: I am deaf in one ear and cannot hear anything in the other
Ralph: my ears are ringing
cease: become a baker and you can be an ex-prime minister of canada.
PrincipalPoop: ICS arrested folks?
EWeston: Globner's disease?
Ralph: hello... is that you?
Rufus_T_Firetween: looks like they're having issues :(
johan amadeus myjetski: What do you mean we can't talk in here? Oh, you're right...
cease: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Diefenbaker
PrincipalPoop: ok, everyone go to your window with your empty can and piece of string...
||||||||| 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."
cease: no talking, just toking
DJTweeny: can you hear me now?
Ralph: there he is
Rufus_T_Firetween: working on reconnecting
EWeston: Reset to one hour ago
Ralph: can't hear nuthin' yet
NancyKat: MRRRR?
johan amadeus myjetski: That's okay, Rufus, I can't think of any other group of folks I'd enjoying chatting with more. Really...
||||||||| "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!"
PrincipalPoop: nice picture diefenbaker lol and no sound yet
EWeston: And I'm not even here
PrincipalPoop: recalculating,... Siri or Cortana
Elmer Ho: ok got sound now
Elmer Ho: had to restart winamp
NancyKat: ahah1
Ralph: closed winamp and reopened the audio link and hit play -- we are live
johan amadeus myjetski: I'M BAAACK!
PrincipalPoop: yes it is on again
EWeston: Oh ho!
cease: i'll switch computers
Rufus_T_Firetween: yeah, should be back, sorry folks
||||||||| 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!"
cease: aha
EWeston: He he
PrincipalPoop: 5th avenue closed down, palley pocket park
Rufus_T_Firetween: 'the adventure continues....'
rebozoette: wee wee wee
EWeston: Taxi!
Beet: got it
PrincipalPoop: a waterfall in the park in the middle of nyc, wow
DJTweeny: I think something happened to my Wi-Fi
Elmer Ho: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paley_Park
Ralph: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paley_Park
Ralph: ha.... you beat me to it
rebozoette: central
Beet: the creek
rebozoette: zoo pond and fountians
johan amadeus myjetski: he's no fun.... he fell right over
EWeston: Berobignaciously Urs
johan amadeus myjetski: the words...
cease: you aint got no friends on your right
NancyKat: gROOVY...
Elmer Ho: you can say that again
PrincipalPoop: afk
johan amadeus myjetski: you're right!
DJTweeny: that
EWeston: Where's Wright?
Elmer Ho: tweeny wins the cigar
johan amadeus myjetski: 714 reading? Joe Friday's badge number, and....
Rufus_T_Firetween: see-gar
Elmer Ho: was Earl with them at this point?
cease: there was an episode of ralph story's los angeles about a friend of mine from elementary school.
EWeston: All rights reserved. All rites preserved. All right!
cease: he became a pilot and a professional violiist so ralph had him flying a plane and playing the violin at the same time.
Elmer Ho: sounds very avant garde
cease: the firesigns were about about as avant garde as you can get
||||||||| "10:19 PM? 10:19 PM!!" says Catherwood, "not ed should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as not ed enters and sits at the bar.
Merlyn: He's not ed!
cease: and speaking of not ed....
||||||||| 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."
||||||||| Catherwood leads Not Ed in through the front door at 10:20 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi not ed!
llanwydd: avant garde is absurdist. I wouldnt call fst absurdist
Not Ed: Jello!
EWeston: Lucky he wasn't ticketed for impersonating a super villian
Beet: howdy not
DJTweeny: hello ≠ Ed
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Not Ed: Howdy back!
cease: lohman and barkley were Really Funny LA radio comedians. i think Austin felt both intimidated and inspired by them.
Not Ed: Hey Tweeny
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS - Every Firesign Theatre radio broadcast from the "Dear Friends" era (1970-1972) >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
EWeston: Not hi, er fella...
Elmer Ho: if (.not.(ed)) then
Not Ed: EW cheerz
johan amadeus myjetski: oney 90 million? the sun's 93 million...
cease: Ed? He's not here.
Not Ed: JAM knows sci fi
Not Ed: but true
Not Ed: Hey cease!
||||||||| Outside, the 10:22 PM crosstown bus from Hellmouth pulls away, leaving locan007 coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| locan007 rushes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's locan007?! It's 10:22 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
DJTweeny: ** for future reference: I'm not monitoring the stream you're listening to, so be sure to Tween or any variation thereof into the chat as soon as you have audion issues, to get my attention
johan amadeus myjetski: 'Lo, lo!
llanwydd: hi locan
DJTweeny: Hi locan
Beet: hi locan007
llanwydd: bye locan
PrincipalPoop: the name is can, locan
DJTweeny: that was quick
Elmer Ho: hi locan - or is it lo hican?
Not Ed: well fine then
cease: i menitoned you early in chat. thankning you for turning me on to the sputnik moment.
EWeston: I was reading some figure on early expansion of the universe. Space traveled faster than the speed of light
PrincipalPoop: what was quick?
Not Ed: Good pt Elmer
cease: cant tell your lo's from your highs?
Not Ed: oh cool you betcha C
EWeston: And tricky
PrincipalPoop: thighs
johan amadeus myjetski: That's true E! All kinds of stuff hit all sorts of people before they ever saw it
cease: next week's collage will be about my relationship with sputnik, late 50s
EWeston: What kind of tricks?
Not Ed: nice C looking forward to it
DJTweeny: EWeston: I was reading some figure on early expansion of the universe. Space traveled faster than the speed of light < was that the guy they called The Urban Spaceman?
johan amadeus myjetski: that sounds kinda... personal cease...
Not Ed does tricks for treats.
PrincipalPoop: instead of calling a dog spot, they are called sput in russia?
cease: i had a radio in the shape of a sputnik. you could tune it with one antennae and turn on/off, volume with the other
DJTweeny: haha P
EWeston: Intelligent and clean?
NancyKat: Gee, Ralph, where can I get my OWN Stegosaurus?
Elmer Ho: know what i mean
Not Ed: very clean
johan amadeus myjetski: Here comes the twist - the urban spaceman doesn't exist...
Not Ed: lol
EWeston: Spot is the primordial dog name
cease: interesting point, poop. i went from dick, jane and spot in 57 to non-stop scienced in 58 thakns to sputnik
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Beet: I can remember my father tuning in the beep from Sputnik on the car radio.
Elmer Ho: thanks for the 6.5 moments of levity folks - gotta cut out
Not Ed: indeedy C
Elmer Ho: have a great week
PrincipalPoop: prim and proper
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:27 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs Elmer Ho by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
Not Ed: cool Beet
Beet: See ya Ho
cease: i did a collage based on the Bonzos. Tween must have it in his archives
PrincipalPoop: night elmer, keep cool dude
EWeston: Daddy started building missle silos in Montana and Idahoe
johan amadeus myjetski: Farewell, elmer ho! Take it easy & slow!
cease: by ho. keep on hoing.
cease: i think it was called, i think we're all bonzos on this bus
rebozoette: gas flows up
johan amadeus myjetski: I recall that collage, cease! it was really great!
PrincipalPoop: sea saws
Not Ed: Dr Dog Bonzo of Elmer Town
DJTweeny: As far as I know cease, I have all your collages in the archives
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
cease: not all, but a lot.
Not Ed: Cool Rufus
EWeston: High speed marry go rounds
johan amadeus myjetski: Silly Siben?
PrincipalPoop: we will all be collage educated
DJTweeny: We're All Bonzos On This Bus - What do the Firesign Theatre, the Bonzo Dog Band, John Wayne, Monty Python, Hitler, Snoopy, Nick Danger, France and Borneo all have in common? They're all in my new collage, We're All Bonzos on This Bus.
cease: http://gamebird.ehhh.us/archive/fst/cat/we%27re_all_bonzos_on_this_bus.mp3
Not Ed: lol PPoop
Beet: L dig all of the hanna barbera sound effects they are playing
johan amadeus myjetski: LOL, poop!
PrincipalPoop: skip the lols and send cash lol
johan amadeus myjetski: This hasn't happened to you since "M"....
cease: i taught college long enough. time to teach collage
Not Ed: haha cool Beet
PrincipalPoop: sort of like message and massage, hehe
EWeston: Well, You Done My Brain is an Innes song I've linked a few times, Nise beat and to much saxephone
PrincipalPoop: grumble grumble
Beet: Hello NSA guy.
EWeston: Nice tie
Not Ed finds this a gripping narrative.
johan amadeus myjetski: My brother was asked by Innes' widow to participate in a tribute album. We did a song called "You're Safer When You're Sleeping"
Not Ed: Neato JAM
PrincipalPoop: where did the plane land?
johan amadeus myjetski: Or Diverse Divers, Poop!
cease: wow, jam
EWeston: Sad. I hadn't heard he'd passed on
Not Ed: Splorch!
PrincipalPoop: or university and perversity
DJTweeny: I love The Bank Dick
DJTweeny: my fav W.C.
EWeston: Put the universe down and step away from the counter
Ralph: hoo boy am i sleepy
Not Ed: Not bad Not bad
PrincipalPoop: I don't care about your personal life tween...
cease: WC fields forever.
DJTweeny: but, the hrizon's moving up!
DJTweeny: horizon's
cease: how many people knew what muggles were in those days?
DJTweeny: haha P
cease: ididn't
Not Ed: the real mcmuggle
DJTweeny: It's a platonic relationship, P
PrincipalPoop: the other dwarfs nearby ralph
Not Ed: I sure did I'm part hobo
cease: eliot became yoko ono's spokesmouth, and later britany spear's
PrincipalPoop: platonic is a form of tantric i think
EWeston: One WC exchange. D.A It's hard to lose a relative. W.C. Nearly impossible.
DJTweeny: Geek Tantra
cease: i used this clip in several collages
PrincipalPoop: what it the name G hosofats?
Not Ed: quips and clips
rebozoette: insprialed
cease: they guys REALLY mined their life's experiences for stories and others, from their earliest radio days
Not Ed: outspiraled
johan amadeus myjetski: My brain is now functioning. It was Viv Stanshall's widow, not Innes'. It was such a long time ago... and what a long strange trip it has been,,,
Not Ed: wow JAM
EWeston: Oh, OK. Much relief here
Not Ed: outfreaked
cease: if merl is still around, i sent this clip to him to put up on the firesign site, which i call, The Demilitarization of the Mind.
PrincipalPoop: you ain't seen nothing yet, you need to go to school.... collage that is
EWeston: Viv set his beard on fire one too many times
johan amadeus myjetski: the REAL demilitarized zone!
||||||||| Around 10:41 PM, Not Ed walks off into the sunset...
Beet: I always got along great with these really rough military - type women. For some odd reason they were very fond of me.
EWeston: Do they teach that at Deep State, The Fighting Seamounts!
cease: this was i think their last show on kppc, and i wondered if they were fired for being subversiive to the war effort.
PrincipalPoop: it is your eyes beet, oh your eyes, ohhh
cease: i asked pete the last time i saw him, in a bar on whidbey island, and he told me no, it was just a format change.
johan amadeus myjetski: Nite, Not...
PrincipalPoop: not out
Beet: very kind of you to say especially because you don't know what I look like
EWeston: Watch your drink Beet
Beet: not be gone
PrincipalPoop: maybe it is your bulge or camel toe, but I did not want to point that out....
Beet: On the rocks
EWeston: I've heard he carports his dates
cease: have any of you seen Arrival?
Beet: I'm in West Virginia
cease: i jsut checked it out of the library.
DJTweeny: This is great, because I'm going to close with a couple of anti-war songs from Fighting Clowns
PrincipalPoop: wheeling?
cease: you and trump and a ton of opiates, beet
EWeston: Donny was out there campaigning his asp off today
Beet: Private Parts is the name of Howard Stern's movie
Beet: A place called Romney
Beet: A song called "Hip Hug Er"
EWeston: Cool name, after the gypies?
PrincipalPoop: got that NSA guy? need more?
johan amadeus myjetski: Has anyone else noticed the name Adolph has fallen out of use recently?
Beet: you're going to make me more paranoid
rebozoette: twist it
cease: they were very much part of radio. they inhabited and enhanced the medium
PrincipalPoop: it stuck around on the meat tenderizer I think...
EWeston: He needs to bounch the signal off the Eiffiel Tower one more time
rebozoette: umpa umpa
EWeston: Cachoo kachoo
cease: speaking of the tower, it's really pretty at night. food's good too.
PrincipalPoop: no more beans for you rebozo
cease: in tghe day time however, it's rather mundane.
DJTweeny: lol
Beet: Most beautiful city in the world.
rebozoette raise her hand
cease: i thought so in 1980 and 2002. this time, not at all
Beet: What's different?
EWeston: futties jinkhead
PrincipalPoop: no more tv dinners? lordy lordy
cease: http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/
||||||||| New notice: '** THANKS FOR LISTENING, ALL! **
Thanks to Radio Free Dishnuts, 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
'
cease: tjhis trip, i never had a sence of beauty at all. rather ugly, actually, and i spent a week in search of its beauty.
EWeston: This one's kinda green
johan amadeus myjetski: And now there's no more Oldsmobiles, no more Pontiacs
PrincipalPoop: make sure your hifi wifi is copacetic tween
PrincipalPoop: or mercurys
EWeston: Plymoths, Mercury, Tetras
DJTweeny: Am installing a new music computer
DJTweeny: not sure what kicked off the Wi-Fi
NancyKat: No mo pintos or gremlins either...
DJTweeny: but at least I was able to fix it :)
PrincipalPoop: not new, get a rock and roll music, or country, or western...
EWeston: Pacer the automotive terrarium
cease: trains and metros stations scream of ugliness, and above grount, it's a whole city made of one building. interesting buildings is a full time search, which is mostly whart i did
PrincipalPoop: i like all 3
johan amadeus myjetski: And kudos, DJT, you came through when the pressure was on!
Beet: Thanks for your answer, cease. I'll finish it when we're done here.
cease: yes you were, tween
PrincipalPoop: off to war....
PrincipalPoop: thanks tween, cool
NancyKat: Fangs, Tween! yLove and hugs to all.
cease: next week, my new, long collagew.
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Beet: Had fun tonight. Thanks everyone. Look forward to the new collage, cease. Thanks, Dr Tween. G'Nite.
PrincipalPoop: fangs, rather toothy there nancy
rebozoette: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u thanks tweeny for a good laughaton
EWeston: Saw a real and kit Cobra Daytona Coups last month. One of those if only they'd instances
johan amadeus myjetski: Love, love love to all! Thanks all for the laughs, everyone!
rebozoette: nite all
PrincipalPoop: a super week all, keep cool....
||||||||| PrincipalPoop rushes off, saying "10:54 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
cease: thanks for showing up, jam
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
EWeston: Goom bye Glod bluss us all
cease: hard to do in august, poop, but wil try
rebozoette: Beet cease DJTweeny EWeston johan amadeus myjetski NancyKat not ed PrincipalPoop be have and happy
cease: you too rebo
rebozoette: have fun cat
cease: fun is way better than non fun, rebo
DJTweeny: Comedy Is Heavier Than Gravity
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
cease: but Gravity's Rainbow is heavier than other Pyncheon novels
cease: off we split.
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:58 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs cease by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| not ed - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 11:58 PM -- Merlyn left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
||||||||| Catherwood walks in wearing his pyjamas, yawns, and mumbles "It's midnight here in New York city"...then he falls over and starts snoring loudly..
||||||||| It's 12:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Ralph - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| NancyKat - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 1 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 1:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Elayne - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| EWeston - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| rebozoette - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Beet - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| 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
cease
DJTweeny
Elayne
Elmer Ho
EWeston
johan amadeus myjetski
llanwydd
Merlyn
NancyKat
Not Ed
PrincipalPoop
Ralph
rebozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
http://gamebird.ehhh.us/archive/fst/cat/we%27re_all_bonzos_on_this_bus.mp3
http://kurtericson.com/cat/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085859/
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Diefenbaker
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paley_Park



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