A Firesign Chat
08/10/2017




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||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for August 10, 2017 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood ushers DJTweeny into the room, accepts a wooden nickel as a gratuity, mutters something about 7:48 PM, then departs.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Bruce Hornsby)
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
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DJTweeny: oops
DJTweeny: Is nicht correctite!!
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
visit Firesign's web site at www.firesigntheatre.com
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||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| 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 escorts Nancy Kat inside, makes a note of the time (8:34 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Nancy Kat: MEW!
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Bruce Hornsby)
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 NancyKat
||||||||| DJTweeny is defenestrated just as the clock strikes 8:37 PM.
||||||||| DJTweeny tiptoes in around 8:38 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last year's "unpleasant incident."
||||||||| "8:38 PM? 8:38 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Rufus_T_Firetween should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Rufus_T_Firetween enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
||||||||| EWeston enters at 8:52 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
EWeston: Hi Tweeny an NancyKat. Yes its still smokey out herelike
DJTweeny: Hey EW
DJTweeny: Still problems with fires, eh?
DJTweeny: Wonder it is up Cat's way
||||||||| doctecazoid bounds in at 8:55 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'Fluffy', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:55 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
DJTweeny: Hi Fluffy
doctecazoid: well, this has been fun - gotta go -
Fluffy: Hallo
DJTweeny: hahaha
doctecazoid: is this thing on?
DJTweeny: Hey Doc
EWeston: It's supposed to start clearing up in the weekend. Might even rain. Hi Fluffy
doctecazoid: gotta step out and tweak settings - zip and i'm gone
||||||||| 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 cease disembarks at 8:56 PM.
||||||||| doctecazoid rushes off, saying "8:56 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
DJTweeny: Hey cease
||||||||| Catherwood enters with doctecazoid close behind, mumbles something about disrupting his 8:57 PM tree-stunting plans, and dashes off to the sitting room.
EWeston: Ceaster
DJTweeny: Still breathing wood chips up in Van?
cease: wow. was doc tech here? that's the first time in memory
EWeston: Doczoid may have attention issues
DJTweeny: Think he b he may be back
cease: we're still covered with smoke.
||||||||| rebozoette steps in at 8:58 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
DJTweeny: wow, interesting typing (or the chat did something interesting)
DJTweeny: yo rebo
EWeston: re de bozo ette
rebozoette: DJTweeny doctecazoid EWeston Fluffy Nancy Kat hey all lurk is over
rebozoette: hi tweeny
rebozoette is waiting
DJTweeny: she's all lurked-out, folks
doctecazoid: i don't know why firefox is not auto-refreshing
cease: Rebo
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, August 10, 2017 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| 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
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
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rebozoette: hi cat and ew
cease: Ah, you're still here doc.
doctecazoid: i have to manually reload the page to see what i and others have typed
DJTweeny: do you have scripting turned on, doc?
DJTweeny: have to enable scripting for this site
doctecazoid: lili is having an issue, so i'm dropping off again - be back in a few minutes
||||||||| Beet tiptoes in around 9:00 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
||||||||| "9:01 PM? I'm late!" exclaims doctecazoid, who then dashes out through the french doors and down through the flowerbeds.
DJTweeny: Hey Beet
Beet: Evening Fireheads.
EWeston: You can get a fresh six pac of lurker at your local inconvinience store
cease: Beet
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Elayne inside, makes a note of the time (9:01 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Elayne: Evenin' all!
DJTweeny: Hey Elayne
cease: Hi El
Beet: Hi Dr.'s Tween and Cease
rebozoette: hi e'
cease: Together with Doc in more than pix
EWeston: Da Beet and Elayne
Beet: Hi Miss Elayne.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Firesign’s “I THINK WE'RE ALL BOZOS ON THIS BUS”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out BOZOS at http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bozos-rv
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||||||||| Catherwood enters with Merlyn close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 9:02 PM tree-stunting plans, and hurries off to the Aviary.
Beet: Hi Mr Ew
Elayne: I hope we see Doc tonight.
Beet: Hi Merl
cease: Merl
||||||||| The TV flickers on, and Ralph Spoilsport appears: "How can you drive in two places at once when you don't have a genuine Ralph Spoilsport license plate frame? Get one for your car and one for the plate in your head!"
Beet: I do too
EWeston: Tousels beet's leafy hair. You don't have aphids do you?
Elayne: Doc and Lili came over last Sunday and they asked me to remind them about chat.
Elayne: So I emailed Doc about an hour ago.
EWeston: Merlynlike
Beet: Lemme check
cease: Over to your house, El?
Elayne: Yes, Cat.
Merlyn: hey
EWeston: Here have some of mine
cease: So all those food pix were from your place?
Beet: Biting Through in this area
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “I THINK WE’RE ALL BOZOS ON THIS BUS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bozos-ln
Elayne: Cat, we went to a local sushi place.
DJTweeny: Hey Merlyn
cease: aha
cease: there will be a reference to Merl by Bergman in next week's collage
cease: about a doomsday comet
||||||||| "9:07 PM? 9:07 PM!!" says Catherwood, "doctecazoid should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as doctecazoid enters and sits on the couch.
EWeston: Death by steam bath
Elayne: Doc! Welcome!!
Elayne: I haven't seen you in like a whole five days!!
DJTweeny: Looks like Trump may preclude the need for a doomsday comet ;)
DJTweeny: wb Doc
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Dr. Happy Harry Cox says “I was right about the comet! Check out my new DVD set EVERYTHING YOU KNOW IS WRONG: THE DECLASSIFIED FIRESIGN THEATRE 1968-1975 before it’s too late!!” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
doctecazoid: i'm on my circa 2008 mac running el capitan. was using firefox, which wouldn't auto-refresh the chat page. safari behaving better.
EWeston: We just need to stop disappointing him. And ship him off to Mars
Beet: Hi Doc
Elayne: NIce workarond, Doc!
doctecazoid: now since i haven't fired this thing up in a while, i see i have updates to download/install, requiring restart. i will be back in another few minutes after all this wtfuckery is done.
doctecazoid: back in a flash
cease: Hey Doc
||||||||| doctecazoid rushes off, saying "9:09 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
EWeston: The God's of Updatium must be appeased
Beet: No shoes
cease: See ya, Doc
Beet: It's ME
||||||||| 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!"
Elayne: Well, at least he made an appearance, as promised. :)
EWeston: Mindless egotism?
EWeston: You sound taller
DJTweeny: lol
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and intones "Announcing 'Mostly Harmless', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:13 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
rebozoette: fell into that black hole
Beet: Yo Mostly
DJTweeny: Hi Mostly
Beet: Hello rebo
Mostly Harmless: Sup
EWeston: Harmless, to who?
cease: we are
Elayne: Evenin' Mostly!
Mostly Harmless: don't over think it
Elayne: Oh, so I have two exciting Sundays in a row. Last week was Doc and Lili, this coming weekend is a matinee of Spamilton with some ex-coworkers.
Beet: I've always liked the sound of God's voice.
Elayne: Then the weekend after that - actually Monday 8/21 - Doc and Lili are meeting us in the city for the big Eclipse Show at the Rose Center
EWeston: I serve mankind
cease: Is that the Eric Idle musical?
cease: this scene reminds me of the 64 ny worlds fair.
cease: had a couple of cave men pavillions, ford and traveller's insurance. or maybe more> anyone remember the ny worlds fair?
Elayne: No Cat, that's Spamalot. This is Spamilton, it's a take on Hamilton.
Mostly Harmless: or Tolkin book
Elayne: I remember the NY World's Fair. I was about 7 years old when I went to it in 1965.
Elayne: I fell in love iwth the Pepsi Pavilion, the first place to have It's A Small World. Completely expanded my worldview, so to speak.
cease: i hope its better than spamalot. i was quite dissappoointed in that.
cease: ah, thats where small world came from. thanks.
Elayne: Cat, it has good reviews, including from Lin-Manuel Miranda (creator of Hamilton).
cease: a number of pavillions moved to Disneyland, and eventually influnced this album
Elayne: And apparently it's designed for folks who didn't see Hamilton because, you know, TICKETS ARE IMPOSSIBLE TO GET for most folks.
Beet: Cornstarch
cease: sounds like fun
EWeston: Gourmet pillows
Elayne: I hope so. I think most of it will sail clear over the head of one ex-coworker...
Mostly Harmless: I thought Hamilton was a hotel chain in Iowa.
Elayne: It may be that as well, Mostly.
Beet: Somehow rapping founders is kinda strange.
cease: i thought she was the wicked witch of the west
EWeston: He may may have been chained in Iowa
Elayne: Well, you know Beets, somehow SANE POLITICIANS is kinda strange nowadays, so really, I can deal with rapping founders.
Beet: Very true.
||||||||| 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!"
||||||||| Catherwood enters with Deputy Dang close behind, grumbles something about disrupting his 9:25 PM tree-stunting plans, and scurries off to the anteroom.
EWeston: Who'll be thrown under the terminal bus today George
DJTweeny: Hi Deputy
EWeston: DD ol Depty
cease: this was originally inthe Illinois Pavillion. the original hall of presidents
Beet: hi dang
Elayne: Back in a minute.
||||||||| Elayne rushes off, saying "9:26 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “I THINK WE’RE ALL BOZOS ON THIS BUS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bozos-ln
Nancy Kat: Sorry, hi all-catching up with my BFF...been lurkylooing.
Beet: Hi Nan
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "9:27 PM and late as usual, it's Artie Choke, just back from Hellmouth."
Rufus_T_Firetween: are you caught now, NancyKat?
||||||||| Catherwood escorts doctecazoid in through the front door at 9:28 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Artie
Beet: hi artie
EWeston: Artie, how topical
rebozoette: choke
Artie Choke: High!
doctecazoid: 20 mins to download/install mac os updates and reboot - and people bitch about m$
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:28 PM and Elayne waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Dr. Happy Harry Cox says “I was right about the comet! Check out my new DVD set EVERYTHING YOU KNOW IS WRONG: THE DECLASSIFIED FIRESIGN THEATRE 1968-1975 before it’s too late!!” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
Beet: One of the other vegetable Holygrams makes his appearance.
doctecazoid: let's see how long i can hang out here before i'm pulled away for one thing and another
Elayne: I just rebooted as well, Doc - Photos isn't working...
EWeston: The squash is have plasmic surgery, he he's out.
Artie Choke: I got bored jokin' off so I thought I'd join in.
Nancy Kat: VERY unhappy macnab
doctecazoid: yeesh - i spent time this afternoon helping out the wife of a friend with iTunes issues - what a f*****g pain in the ass
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out David Ossman’s new book “MARSHMALLOWS AND DESPAIR” at www.davidossman.com
Elayne: Glad I don't need that program/app/whatever they're calling it urgently at the moment. Although I do want to upload our sushi pics there eventually.
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
EWeston: Jus gotta count up the ones and zeros
doctecazoid: iTunes has to be the most horrendous music mgmt software in existence - apple a multi million dollar company and they can't make this one crucial piece of software - that they've shoved down everyone's throat - work, and work well?
doctecazoid: make that multi BILLION dollar company
Elayne: I don't have any problems w iTunes, but then I don't really buy stuff.
Rufus_T_Firetween: I just replaced my PPC Macs with one from 2010, Doc. Still running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard because I need the Rosetta translator for my old PPC programs (including an old version of iTunes I like better)
Rufus_T_Firetween: Working out really well though
Elayne: I just want to upload the music I own into files so it winds up on my iPhone.
cease: i try and avoid itunes.
doctecazoid: iPhone
doctecazoid: so we're pretty much stuck
Beet: I have had huge problems with iTunes.
EWeston: There are some nice handheld recorders out these days
Elayne: I reallly haven't had problems with that. Not like Photos at the moment, it won't even open...
doctecazoid: living in today's complex world of shitty software from multi billion dollar companies is like having bees living inside of your head
Artie Choke: All this technology drives ne crazy. I'm still using my wire recorder.
Rufus_T_Firetween: I don't like that you can't have multiple playslists open in the Intel versions
Rufus_T_Firetween: lol Doc
doctecazoid: but - there they are -
doctecazoid: and there's not much you can do with it
EWeston: Step up Artie
doctecazoid: TV is getting to be about as bad
Beet: This thing is so brilliant
doctecazoid: soon you won't be able to watch what you want to watch without having multiple streaming apps on your mobile device
cease: you're right, beet
EWeston: I'm finally seeing MST 3000
doctecazoid: it's like cable TV in the '80s, only much more complicated to change the channel
Beet: Been a Mystie forever.
doctecazoid: Weston: ah, mst3k - i was a kickstarter backer
DJTweeny: something like that ;)
cease: elayne turned me on to mst3k
EWeston: Not sure what a kickstarter backer is
Rufus_T_Firetween: GoFundMe of the old days
EWeston: Gotcha
doctecazoid: joel hodgson started a kickstarter sampan to bring back mst3k back in 2015
Beet: Dr., uh.
doctecazoid: it was the most successful kickstarter campaign in history - over $6 million was raised
DJTweeny: wow...
EWeston: Third door down on the right
doctecazoid: (in history = to date)
rebozoette: vacuum is space
||||||||| 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!"
doctecazoid: not unlike the vacuum between my ears
EWeston: If it wasn't for space we would have anyplace to put things
EWeston: wouldn't
Artie Choke: My vacuum sucks!
doctecazoid: in space, no one can hear you vacuuming the interior of your space capsule
Beet: Forget it!
EWeston: It has rejection issues
doctecazoid: Don't forget it
doctecazoid: heck i have rejection issues
Beet: That too
Artie Choke: Forget what?
EWeston: Ferget debt
doctecazoid: injection issues as well
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and announces "Presenting 'PrincipalPoop', just granted probation at 9:41 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Beet: Howdy Poop
cease: Poop
EWeston: Pooper fashibly late
doctecazoid: i've been inspected injected detected infected neglected and selected
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
DJTweeny: Hey PrincP
PrincipalPoop: erections issues? we have viagra and ciallis now, oops rejection not erection
Beet: Sounds Jewish
EWeston: Sounds like a round life
PrincipalPoop: heye alle
Beet: Absolutely the best.
PrincipalPoop: oh heck I missed bozos
doctecazoid: and they missed you
rebozoette: yeah
EWeston: Connect with your inner bozo
Artie Choke: You missed the bus!
PrincipalPoop: not by much, knocked my red nose off
Beet: See Alice?
doctecazoid: the terminal buss?
||||||||| New notice: '** IT'S MADNESS I TELL YOU!! **
Now playing: from the DOMM Extras collection, “PLEDGE DRIVE”
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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doctecazoid: Vy Agra
EWeston: You'll never want to buss again
PrincipalPoop: and it gave him a stiff neck, rimshot
Artie Choke: Viagra or Cialis? Stiff competition.
doctecazoid: you're either on the buss or off the boss
doctecazoid: buss
||||||||| 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!"
PrincipalPoop: oh i must ask, got something for my cough doc?
doctecazoid: bliss
doctecazoid: yes but you can only have it if you sign these 18 forms and answer all pertinent questions
Beet: Stand up straight you limp bastard.
PrincipalPoop: that is not much
doctecazoid: should only take you 3 months
PrincipalPoop: oh hell wrong answer lol
||||||||| 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."
doctecazoid: hope you don't need it sooner than that
EWeston: Offer him a quarter
PrincipalPoop: there it is, thanks
EWeston: Check's in the mail
Artie Choke: Change is coming.
doctecazoid: change comes from within
EWeston: Soon to be coming by drone
PrincipalPoop: change must clean up after himself this time
Elayne: Sorry about the fading, I went to take a shower while Robin tried to sort out the Photos thing, which alas still isn't fixed.
doctecazoid: art is ficial
Elayne: Fickle?
doctecazoid: photos are genic
PrincipalPoop: put the shower back after you finish
Elayne: Pickle?
EWeston: You can get shots for that now
cease: There was something fishy about Art
doctecazoid: shots in 8-1/2 x 11 portrait or landscape
PrincipalPoop: bicycle bicycle I want to ride a bike
doctecazoid: i don't know who are is, but i know what he likes!
Elayne: I'm a bit of a pescatorian mysellf.
doctecazoid: art
PrincipalPoop: glossy hehe glossy
doctecazoid: that's funny, you don't look pescatorian
EWeston: The scale he was drawn in was noneucidian
Elayne: Art, I say live it or live with it. And I live with it.
doctecazoid: mixolydian or lorrain?
PrincipalPoop: joe pesci, you think I am funny? Do I amuse you?
doctecazoid: locrian
EWeston: Dexihedren
doctecazoid: man this fcking safari browser has autocorrect in the chat text entry field
doctecazoid: is there any way to turn it off?
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
Elayne: Is that a good thing, Doc?
PrincipalPoop: who was the hedron in the hitchcock movie?
EWeston: Death to spellchecker!
Elayne: Good question. I'll ask Robin.
doctecazoid: no, not when it changes the intent of what i am typing
Beet: tippi
PrincipalPoop: peppy? no that is lapeww
doctecazoid: tipsy haldron
EWeston: Agnes Morehead
PrincipalPoop: tippi, what kind of name is that?
doctecazoid: she collided with hitchcock, and the rest is history
PrincipalPoop: steve reed
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
doctecazoid: non-standard, that what kind of name ...
Artie Choke: Morehead the better.
Beet: Likes to play with Lions
PrincipalPoop: good thing her last name was not canoe
EWeston: Enjoys being rubbed in oil
doctecazoid: you know what it's like with rich people (and their stupid problems) - muffy, dolly, bitsy, etc
DJTweeny: Disable Safari Spelling Auto-Correct in Mac OS X - http://osxdaily.com/2011/08/18/disable-spelling-auto-correct-safari-mac-os-x/
||||||||| Outside, the 9:52 PM uptown bus from Hellmouth pulls away, leaving johan amadeus myjetski coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
doctecazoid: reading the edie sedgwick bio and there are tons of names like that in her family
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
Beet: Hi JAM
EWeston: Functionally disabled victims
cease: jam
johan amadeus myjetski: Evening' all! Sorry to be tardy
EWeston: Jammykins
PrincipalPoop: good, I was not the latest, thanks jam
DJTweeny: tarty?
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
johan amadeus myjetski: E! How are you?
cease: anyone have any world fairs memories, let me know. working on a colalge about what i rmember from the ones i attended
Elayne: Fine Johan, and you?
johan amadeus myjetski: Yeah, dat! Let's get this tarty sparted!
doctecazoid: new york worlds fair '64-'65 ... i have fond memories
Elayne: Cat, I'll have to ask my Mom what she remembers from her and Dad taking us kids there.
DJTweeny: The Geodesic dome was pretty impressive, and the monorail, and the moving sidewalks
cease: you remember the cave men?
PrincipalPoop: When and where is the next one?
doctecazoid: bell telephone exhibit with the tic-tac-toe machine, various audio exhibits including an early vocoder...
Merlyn: hey
DJTweeny: I tend to get NYC confused with EXPO '67 sometimes
EWeston: Who's holding the yeast?
cease: the dome was at Expo 67, unless i'm forgeting one in NY
PrincipalPoop: hey is for horses, neighhhh
Artie Choke: Check out these folks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/The64NewYorkWorldsFair/
||||||||| 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!"
DJTweeny: Ah, I remember futuristic cars, one with turbine power
Elayne: Oh, I loved the moving sidewalks. Then all the airports got 'em...
doctecazoid: and (i think it was) the rca pavilion, had an audio exhibit consisting of a four piece cool bop jazz recording and four 'posts' ...
Elayne: I loved Expo 67 too, I still have a handheld fan from there.
cease: was there a picture phone there, or was that at the seattle fair?
doctecazoid: hover your hand over the post and the corresponding part (bass, perc, sax, piano) would be silenced
Elayne: And didn't the Bell Telephone exhibit feature a picture phone?
Elayne: Ah, I was just typing that, Cat. :)
cease: did you see any of the movies, el? that's mostly what i rmember from 67
Elayne: Oh yeah, I remember that now Doc, thanks!
doctecazoid: you were in essence doing audio mixing and muting on the fly - that always stuck with me
cease: yes, just like dick tracy.
Elayne: I don't recall, Cat. You're talking to a woman with a fading episodic memory...
doctecazoid: yes, the bell exhibit had a picture phone hooked up to the west coast (or was it chicago?) as i recall
PrincipalPoop: I have CRS
cease: i got to go to expo with my uncle who designed one of the pavillions so i got to avoid the lines.
Elayne: I think it was Chicago, but I also seem to (mis)remember that they changed the location on the other end, there were like 4 of them.
doctecazoid: the ibm 'egg' - with the really cool multi-screen saul bass film presentation
DJTweeny: You guys remember the Habitat housing exhibit at '67? It's still there and people are living it. It was used as a futuristic setting in the movie 2010 (Space Odyssey sequel)
johan amadeus myjetski: Loved Tim Buckley! Had his "Happy Sad" album
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
cease: the guy whodesigned it also designed vancouver's central library. looks like the roman collisseum, only cleaner
doctecazoid: we didn't make it to expo '67 - ibm moved my dad & our family from the east coast to illinois that year
PrincipalPoop: or the woody allen sleeper egg
doctecazoid: the orb!
||||||||| 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: That might have inspired the story, And he built a crooked house.
cease: tim was great.he was on the 67 radio free oz
doctecazoid: and the orgazmitron
PrincipalPoop: i don't need that, I do fine with manual
doctecazoid: manuel?
johan amadeus myjetski: Did you read the manual?
Artie Choke: So you're handy?
EWeston: Trolls world wide are waiting to beta test the sexbot
Elayne: Must dash, folks - work day tomorrow and all that. Next week, all!
doctecazoid: rtfm
PrincipalPoop: whatever his, her, its name is
doctecazoid: night e
Beet: Where do I send my money?
||||||||| At 10:02 PM, Elayne vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
doctecazoid: c u 8/21
johan amadeus myjetski: Nite E!
EWeston: Buh bYe Elayan
Beet: See ya Elayne.
PrincipalPoop: she vanished, mysteriously
doctecazoid: (lili and i mtg elayne & robin in nye 8/21 at hayden planetarium, to view the eclipse)
doctecazoid: nyc
EWeston: To a secret lab built under a volcano in Japan
Artie Choke: Why bother? I can moon ya. lol
cease: by el
Nancy Kat: College Collage?
PrincipalPoop: and eclipse it with, oh nevermind
EWeston: Deep State. The fightin Seamounts
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “THANKS SPUTNIK, PART 1”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out CAT’S COLLAGE ARCHIVE at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
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doctecazoid: (djt that link is out of date but i found the option in safari's edit menu, so hopefully autocorrect will stop happening now)
PrincipalPoop: rubbing someone the wrong way is a messege
cease: maybe the first tune by the beatles i realized how good they were.
DJTweeny: yeah, my version is really old, so just posted the first link that popped up
doctecazoid: anyone here know about carhenge?
EWeston: Hey I'm rubbing you the wrong way?
PrincipalPoop: getting my fur up
Artie Choke: Too hands on for me.
EWeston: Semi buried bunch of cadilacs?
PrincipalPoop: is carhenge like henway?
doctecazoid: alliance nebraska - a bunch of dead automobiles have been configured in the form of stonehenge
doctecazoid: carhenge.com
johan amadeus myjetski: Wronging me the rub way? Meanwhile back on the runway...
EWeston: Let sleepig fur lie
doctecazoid: now here's the mindfuck - carhenge is right in the path of the upcoming solar eclipse 8/21
PrincipalPoop: there is a line of caddies buried that way somewhere else
doctecazoid: http://carhengesolareclipse2017.com
Artie Choke: I hope they have enough time to get out of the way!!!
doctecazoid: the line of caddies - that's the ant farm art collective thing
doctecazoid: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadillac_Ranch
EWeston: Any particular reason we've gone bonkers over this particular eclipse?
PrincipalPoop: i have no idea, the image sticks in my mind, like snowflakes on a hotplate in January
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** The Sputnik Moment - https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-mozilla-001&hsimp=yhs-001&hspart=mozilla&p=the+sputnik+moment#id=2&vid=7837081a5f837af7b945dc1e47084061&action=click”;
EWeston: Found art goes back to the Dada's
Artie Choke: I remember them. The Dadas and the Mamas.
PrincipalPoop: it is end of the world EW, get with the program, before there is no more program
johan amadeus myjetski: It's the last total eclipse viewable in North America in most of our lifetimes
EWeston: And their hit Space Time Together
||||||||| "10:11 PM? 10:11 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Not Ed should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Not Ed enters and sits at the bar.
doctecazoid: an all time favorite of mine - http://mediaburn.org/video/media-burn-by-ant-farm-2003-edit/
cease: Hi Not
Beet: Hi Not
Not Ed: Pork?
DJTweeny: Hi ≠Ed
PrincipalPoop: hi not ed
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Not! Know any Not knot jokes?
EWeston: Lo Ed, maybe
PrincipalPoop: where is not steve anyway?
doctecazoid: how many nots can a not not knot if a not not could knot knots?
Beet: The Russians suddenly became very scary.
Artie Choke: My stomach's in nots.
doctecazoid: rookies!
PrincipalPoop: I am afraid not
doctecazoid: rooskies!
EWeston: On a hot miss timed weekend with Not bambi
doctecazoid: (autocorrect is still plaguing me)
Artie Choke: Tied up?
Not Ed: lol Hey everyone
Not Ed: Hey Tweeny
doctecazoid: gonna try killing and restarting browser, brb
||||||||| "10:13 PM? I'm late!" exclaims doctecazoid, who then dashes out through the french doors and down through the brambles.
cease: this is the program you turned me onto, not. The Sputnik Moment.
EWeston: I think she brought the fuzzy handcuffs
Beet: hey, doc, where did you go?
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "10:14 PM and late as usual, it's doctecazoid, just back from Funfun Town."
PrincipalPoop: After growing up during the cold war, I feel more comfortable with nuclear war possible again...
||||||||| At 10:14 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Artie Choke!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
EWeston: To a better place
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
doctecazoid: let's see if that works
cease: no you don't, poop
Beet: Now North Korea is the scary inknown.
PrincipalPoop: misssspealed, works fin
Beet: unknown
DJTweeny: Poop, do you keep a wooden desk in your home to hide under in case of nuclear atack?
cease: it got me remembering my childhood
EWeston: They are scary with a paint brush
PrincipalPoop: rape and rampage and run amok, that is my plan
Beet: I've never tried to fit under my desk. Maybe I should try it out.
EWeston: Can you get liability insurance for that
DJTweeny: lol P
Beet: Is that Ike?
cease: 10 am everfy friday morning, the siren rang and we had to drop under our desks
doctecazoid: i'm going to crawl under the rug - everything else will be swept there when the big one falls
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
rebozoette: brick in da
PrincipalPoop: the best part, no need, nuclear winter cancels all bills
doctecazoid: cease: yeah we were in that routine too
doctecazoid: in our case we were herded to the hallway and crouched up against the cinderblock corridor wall
cease: i found this on youtube. the guy sounds british.
Beet: An economy startine at zero. Interesting.
PrincipalPoop: I thought it was on Thursdays, but ok
doctecazoid: nothing economical about that imo
EWeston: Unfortunately many currently powerful people look back at the cold war, and think, Good times.
cease: i think its proctor biggest flick, the one he'll be remembered for
doctecazoid: EWeston: yep lol
DJTweeny: Yeah, where's Ronnie Raygun and his Star Wars tech?
PrincipalPoop: don't need it, we have drones now
EWeston: Gone unfortunatly Ollie North isn't
doctecazoid: pipe dream, that star wars tech crap
Beet: Proud to say I have never sniffed a but on purpose.
johan amadeus myjetski: The first time I got to stay up past ten o'clock,(w/o being sick) was at the height of the Cuban missile crisis. My main remembrance of the Cold War
Beet: butt
PrincipalPoop: a dolphin?
DJTweeny: The Ollie North types seem to have taken over our foreigh policy
doctecazoid: well this has been a blast from the past - dinner is being served so i have to take off now - i'll try to make it here again next week - keep 'em flying
Beet: nite doc
DJTweeny: good to see ya, Doc
EWeston: We do have the ability to hit a launching ICBM from Korea
johan amadeus myjetski: L8r, doc!
PrincipalPoop: good seeing you doc
doctecazoid: in the immortal words of arnold schwarzenegger, famed barouqe composer: i'll be bach
cease: all the best to lili
EWeston: Bye Doc
DJTweeny: lol doc
Beet: Star Wars is still working?
doctecazoid: tx nytol
||||||||| doctecazoid is defenestrated just as the clock strikes 10:21 PM.
PrincipalPoop: defeniwhated?
EWeston: Ship and plane based systems. Just a little damage and your ICBM tumbles in the sky
PrincipalPoop: ICBM makes me think of old Jack Parr jokes
rebozoette: poco loco
Beet: That is cool, EW. Where does one get filled in on this?
PrincipalPoop: conkissadoor
Beet: Waht does Ray Jacktiv mean?
EWeston: We've had a 747 based system with lasers for a while, The navy'e rail gun and lasers are still works in progress. Not sure where good current info would be.
||||||||| 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."
johan amadeus myjetski: Better Living Thru Radiation...
EWeston: According to a FOX source it'll only kill North Koreans, so it's ok and wrong at so many levels
PrincipalPoop: Why are you glowing Madame Curie?
johan amadeus myjetski: I heard that the navy has a combat ready rail gun system on some destroyers for defense against cruise missiles
Beet: Very hard to articulate while making that sound with the mouth.
PrincipalPoop: raily? is that raily true sir?
EWeston: True, but I don't see hitting the other missles is much more than being able to target those missles
Beet: Pep Pill Rally
EWeston: Our rail gun gots more mach than your rail gun
PrincipalPoop: give them a light, and they will follow it anywhere
Beet: BOOOOOOOOH
DJTweeny: lol
PrincipalPoop: thank you, f u too
johan amadeus myjetski: Can I transfer toCXommie Martyr Hi?
EWeston: Give them a snail and they'll get sticky
PrincipalPoop: where are you gonna graduate from?
rebozoette: hesitation march
EWeston: Nausia State
Beet: And I never did the 30 minutes worth.
Beet: But I am edimacated.
DJTweeny: haha
PrincipalPoop: science and math are back in the spotlight, pointed at as liberal lies...
Beet: Was that a laugh of derision?
EWeston: Did you give Edi back
Beet: Never got it to begin with
johan amadeus myjetski: My 3rd grade teacher, in response to this announcement about Russian kids doing 45 hrs. homework, loaded us down with 3 hrs. of homework. It was true misery, because it effecttively took away all TV .
johan amadeus myjetski: 4 hrs nomework
DJTweeny once again recommends the movie Hidden Figures (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4846340/), about 3 black women who did calculations for NASA in the early 1960s
EWeston: Eclipses don't exist! It's all a science cult plot to steal our Lucky Charms
Beet: Best movie of last year.
johan amadeus myjetski: This is a great story, DJT!
EWeston: Do they give refunds?
DJTweeny: doubtless, EW
cease: Hidden Figures is excellent.
DJTweeny: it really is Johan
DJTweeny: before NASA had IBMs and all the calculations were done by hand
Beet: And that lasy got the computer running before the honkies.
Beet: lady
Not Ed: We need a new Sputnik moment - when will it occur?
DJTweeny: yeah, that was a nice twist ;)
DJTweeny: The Black Lady had to show them how to run the thing
johan amadeus myjetski: They were called 'computers' because they could calculate multiply & divide 3 & 4 digit number in their heads
EWeston: There was another group of women who did the grunt work that discovered the red shift
DJTweeny: the JOB was called 'computer'
PrincipalPoop: just do the little chromium switch
Beet: I might have to watch it again.
johan amadeus myjetski: That's right, E!
Merlyn: Also (not the wicked witch) Margaret Hamilton by the Apollo navigation software printout: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/db/Margaret_Hamilton_-_restoration.jpg
Not Ed: Good stuff Cat
Beet: Fantastic, Cease.
EWeston: A third group were involved with german code breaking with early computer like thingies
cease: Part 2 next week, about 1959
johan amadeus myjetski: Truly amazing piece cat! Thanks so much!
Not Ed: Don't forget Grace Hopper https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Hopper
DJTweeny: Looking forward to Part 2 :)
rebozoette: superb thanks cat
Not Ed: Hopper: "One of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer, she was a pioneer of computer programming, inventing one of the first compiler related tools. She popularized the idea of machine-independent programming languages, which led to the development of COBOL, an early high-level programming language still in use today."
PrincipalPoop: collagiality there
cease: in a few weeks, i hope to have my worlds fair collage ready. definitely by sept.
DJTweeny: In the movie, the IBM was using FORTRAN (and punch cards)
Not Ed: Hopper also invented the word "bug" (a computer error). There was actually an insect stuck in a relay, screwing up one of the early computers she was working on.
PrincipalPoop: but the world in not fair cat
PrincipalPoop: si
PrincipalPoop: is
Not Ed: No fare for anyone!
PrincipalPoop: exactly
DJTweeny: That's interesting, NE, because in Terry Gilliam's movie Brazil the plot centers around a mistake made by a computer when somebody swats a fly and the remains drip into a printer
EWeston: An affair to remember...what?
||||||||| 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: I'll bet that's where Terry got that from
Not Ed: Ha! - great - forgot about that Tweeny
Not Ed: Could be could be
Beet: And Nelly Bell
PrincipalPoop: so many young people
Not Ed really digs Duke of Madness Molars.
PrincipalPoop: she used to be in some show
Not Ed: It's got teeth.
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Beet: Ain't that the tooth.
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
johan amadeus myjetski: The Tooth Will Out
EWeston: I've moved on from Duke's Muddy Muthas
Not Ed: Firesign YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXdhVqpbttKSvBWGWHSBkgw
DJTweeny: oops
||||||||| New notice: '** IT'S MADNESS I TELL YOU!! **
Now playing: from the DOMM Extras collection, “LET'S EAT PRE-SERIES SHOW”
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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DJTweeny: forgot to change the header
rebozoette: its sprialititis
Beet: Lick a boot
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
EWeston: And we only have seven spoons
johan amadeus myjetski: That used to be called rotiniitus, Rebo
Nancy Kat: RADIO POLICE ON PATROL!
johan amadeus myjetski: Is this Sgt Bradshaw?
Beet: What is "Brad" short for?
EWeston: Bob Bradshaw
EWeston: Shirly
Beet: Ah
||||||||| 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
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Nancy Kat: Those AREN'T Helicopters...OR air baloons...
johan amadeus myjetski: Love, love, love to all! Thanks for the laughs everybody! Thanks for the superb collage, cat, & thanks to DJT, Night all!
EWeston: The firefly that ate Encino
||||||||| At 10:55 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, Merlyn!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
PrincipalPoop: going already, jimjam
||||||||| Chick Lambert fades in and says: "I have no idea who this Friedstein Theatre is, but they 're honing in on my territory over at Duke of Madness Motors. Give 'em the what for, Storm!" "RUFF! RUFF!"
Nancy Kat: Nighnigh JAM.
EWeston: Bye Johan
cease: by jam
Beet: Nite JAM
PrincipalPoop: M went, dropping like drops
Beet: See ya Merl
rebozoette: Beet Deputy Dang DJTweeny EWeston johan amadeus myjetski Nancy Kat Not Ed PrincipalPoop happy nappy s all
Nancy Kat: Nigh nigh rebozo!
Beet: G'Nite rebo
EWeston: Goom bye Rebozoette
Nancy Kat: zobos...
PrincipalPoop: smooch rebozoette and nancy and heck all, but no tongue with guys
cease: rebo
EWeston: Some guys are pretty clever with their tonsils
Nancy Kat: POOP! I do declare!
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
PrincipalPoop: what is that thing hanging down in the back called?
||||||||| 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: Fred
Nancy Kat: Epiglottis?
Nancy Kat: Uvula?
Not Ed: Great shtuff Tweeny!
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
Not Ed: Ty Cat!
PrincipalPoop: fredorick
Beet: Had fun tonight. Thanks everyone. GREAT collage, Dr Cease. Thanks as always, Dr. Tween. G'Nite all.
Nancy Kat: NighNigh all! *HUGGS!*
PrincipalPoop: hehe she said uvula hehe
Nancy Kat: haha
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
Nancy Kat: heehee
cease: Glad y'all appreciate em
Nancy Kat: hoho
rebozoette: thanks cat
Not Ed: Thanks Merl & Rufus!
EWeston: Oh sure Pooper See you all same fire time same fire station
Not Ed: Later all!
rebozoette: thanks tweeny
PrincipalPoop: thanks tween and all, you people who make me slap my knees....
||||||||| PrincipalPoop says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, PrincipalPoop exits at 10:59 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
cease: we aim to please, and so does louise.
DJTweeny: haha
||||||||| cease departs at 11:00 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| 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."
||||||||| 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 pneumonia
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Nancy Kat - dead from the yaws
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski - 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:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Deputy Dang - dead from jaundice
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from the yaws
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Mostly Harmless - dead from The Plague
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| EWeston - dead from the yaws
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Beet - dead from The Plague
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Fluffy - dead from measles
||||||||| 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 the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Lvisco enters at 3:42 AM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Chapeau Manger.
Lvisco: Cath what's the word?
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 4 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 4:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Lvisco - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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:
Artie Choke
Beet
cease
DJTweeny
doctecazoid
Elayne
EWeston
Fluffy
johan amadeus myjetski
Lvisco
Merlyn
Mostly Harmless
Nancy Kat
Not Ed
PrincipalPoop
rebozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
URL References:
http://carhengesolareclipse2017.com
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bozos-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bozos-rv
http://kurtericson.com/cat/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://mediaburn.org/video/media-burn-by-ant-farm-2003-edit/
http://osxdaily.com/2011/08/18/disable-spelling-auto-correct-safari-mac-os-x/
www.davidossman.com
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4846340/
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadillac_Ranch
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Hopper
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