A Firesign Chat
10/05/2017




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 October 05, 2017 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "7:20 PM and late as usual, it's DJTweeny, just back from Hellmouth."
||||||||| DJTweeny is forcibly ejected just as the clock strikes 7:20 PM.
||||||||| 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 DJTweeny falls out at 7:21 PM.
||||||||| 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.
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween sneaks in around 8:29 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
||||||||| 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
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||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Cat's Music Requests)
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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||||||||| "8:47 PM? 8:47 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Cat should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Cat enters and sits at the bar.
||||||||| Catherwood escorts EWeston inside, makes a note of the time (8:48 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Cat: Hi folks
EWeston: Allow Tweeny an Cat
Cat: This is spacey music
DJTweeny: Hi Cat, EW
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: Das violines and other organs
DJTweeny: Mellotrons
DJTweeny: old tape playback synth like the Moody Blues used
||||||||| dick nanger tiptoes in around 8:51 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last week's "unpleasant incident."
EWeston: Sixies? or remakes
DJTweeny: Hi dick
EWeston: Some nanger
EWeston: IK that's familiar. HI Stones
DJTweeny: Mellotron - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellotron
DJTweeny: what the Stones are using here for strings as well
DJTweeny: also recordings of horns and choirs
dick nanger: howdy
||||||||| Catherwood ushers johan amadeus myjetski in through the front door at 8:54 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
EWeston: JAM man yow
johan amadeus myjetski: Howdy, partners!
||||||||| 8:54 PM: AirshipAl jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
DJTweeny: Hi Al
johan amadeus myjetski: AA! E! DJT! dicknanger!
EWeston: Lighter than Air Al, Peace baby
EWeston: Bonzo's Hrah!
johan amadeus myjetski: LOVE the Bonzox!
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Captain Equinox in through the front door at 8:56 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
johan amadeus myjetski: Bonzos
Captain Equinox: Hiya, Kiddos!
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'PrincipalPoop', just granted probation at 8:56 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
johan amadeus myjetski: Yo Captain!
DJTweeny: Neil apprears in the Python Live At Hollwood Bowl concert doing this
johan amadeus myjetski: PP!
DJTweeny: Hi Captain, P
EWeston: The Captain and the Pooper coinkedink?
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
Captain Equinox: Hey, Man - you guys HOLDING?
PrincipalPoop: howwwwwdeeeeee
Cat: Hi Cap, Poop
Cat: I'll have to watch that again, Tween
EWeston: Only a friend's fresh Kush
PrincipalPoop: no, there are no uppers in our society
Captain Equinox: This is the ONLY room where we can be seen together!
johan amadeus myjetski: Natch...
Cat: A good tune for a collage about something that happened in 1964
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'Beet', just granted probation at 8:58 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Cat: HI Jam
EWeston: Find a good realter
Beet: Evening chatters. Another stellar session with my buds. And with a Full Moon too.
EWeston: Beester
PrincipalPoop: vera chuck and dave?
Cat: I hope Al and Doc show up tonight
DJTweeny: Cat: I'll have to watch that again, Tween << he also plays piano and sings "How Sweet To Be An Idiot", which is a wonderful McCartney send-up
PrincipalPoop: hehe he said buds hehe
Cat: The Beet
Beet: Howdy EW
||||||||| 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!"
AirshipAl: Who?
Captain Equinox: How do you know? I've disabled my camera
Beet: Hello Dr Cease
||||||||| 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: They're parking the saucer
johan amadeus myjetski: Oh boy, Bonzos, now beatles. Only the Ruttles left to go (i hope)
Beet: Nice tunes to start out
PrincipalPoop: is paul dead yet?
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, October 05, 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
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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EWeston: Concrete jungle boy, or maybe Steak and onions
johan amadeus myjetski: Hello beet, cease!
PrincipalPoop: butthole surfers
Captain Equinox: Drop your LOAD!
Beet: Hi AA, Cap, Tween JAM, Poop
||||||||| 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 rebozoette plummets into the garden at 9:01 PM.
rebozoette: AirshipAl Beet Captain Equinox Cat DJTweeny EWeston johan amadeus myjetski PrincipalPoop hi and how is yous
AirshipAl: Greetings Bozos!!!
PrincipalPoop: oh rebozo
Beet: Yo rebo
johan amadeus myjetski: For the straight poop, let's go where ZI go every morning
Cat: There's Al
Captain Equinox: *honk honk*
PrincipalPoop: I know that voice. That is tween.
AirshipAl: Last Thursday's eve at the Library of Congress was amazing!!!
rebozoette: hello
Cat: Rebo
PrincipalPoop: cool super cool
Cat: It must have been, Al
rebozoette: worlds fair fun
PrincipalPoop: mine are fine, how are yours?
rebozoette: yeah
EWeston: Mz Ette
Beet: Loved Peoc's interview on Fade
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s - “A FAIR FOR AL, AND NO FAIR TO ANYBODY”
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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||||||||| Outside, the 9:03 PM downtown bus from Billville pulls away, leaving Not Ed coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Beet: Proc's
Not Ed: Pork?
Beet: Hi Not
Cat: Wasn't that great, Beet? Longest interview ever, that I'm aware of.
PrincipalPoop: taste like pork
||||||||| Elayne enters at 9:04 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
Not Ed: Hey-lo Beet
EWeston: Tastes like bacon
Elayne: Evenin' all!
Cat: Not Ed
PrincipalPoop: Hi E
Cat: Elayne too!
DJTweeny: Hi rebozoette, Not Ed
Captain Equinox: Tastes like flowers.
DJTweeny: Hey Elayne
Cat: 2 New Yorkers
EWeston: Quantum Ed state noted
rebozoette: how fun
||||||||| 9:04 PM: Elmer Ho jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past year and a half!"
AirshipAl: Elayne!
Not Ed: Hi E & EW & Cat & PPoop!
Elayne: Well, I'm through Chapter 1 of Where's My Fortune Cookie? and the Yankees are losing, so I thought I'd drop out to say hello.
Not Ed: Cheerz Tweeny
EWeston: AnElayne
Beet: I never heard any of the four talk specifically about UFO-type stuff before.
rebozoette: Bronx here
johan amadeus myjetski: panoramalamadingdong
Not Ed: AAl!
Elmer Ho: hello is this the Armenian Medical Association meeting?
Cat: My copy is still in the mail
Beet: Hi Ho
DJTweeny: that's 'new yawkers', Cat
Not Ed: Hi rebozzzz
EWeston: Elmer tips hat
Not Ed: Elmer Ho ho ho
rebozoette: hi not ed more pork?
Cat: Elmer
Elmer Ho: hi hat romance ho jo
||||||||| 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."
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
Not Ed: Ankh-Morpork
Elmer Ho: howdy Cat rebo !Ed EW
Beet: Very cool AA
||||||||| "Happy" Harry Cox pops in and say "I was right! Everything I knew WAS wrong! You CAN get "Profiles in Barbecue Sauce", chock full of meaty Firesign scripts!"
Elayne: Cat, I was very pleased that he started talking about the lights going on and off before Chapter 1 was even over. He talked about that a lot with me when I visited.
Elmer Ho: n tweeny n Al n Beet n Elayne n JAM n Rufus
Elayne: Every time a streetlight goes out now when I'm walking near it, it makes me think of Proctor.
rebozoette: hi e and wlmer
DJTweeny: I hope to do some new interviews soon, and well have to ask Proc & Ossman about the influences on Bozos
Elmer Ho: every time a streetlight goes out God kills a kitten
Cat: his whole life is weird with a beard.
DJTweeny: Hi Elmer
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Elmer!
Elayne: It's chock-filled with woo-woo, Cat. Very Californian.
PrincipalPoop: back in your night street walking days E?
johan amadeus myjetski: Rebozoette, & Elayne!
rebozoette: whole holes
johan amadeus myjetski: He walks again by night...
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
rebozoette: hi jam
PrincipalPoop: where is ruth?
Not Ed: interesting analogy
Elmer Ho: on ruth
Not Ed: Hey JAM
Elayne: Hey PrinPoop, at least they have street lights around these parts. Robin's hometown in England didn't. Freaked me out.
AirshipAl: DJ- After the Firesign presentation, we went to celebrate at a nearby Chinese Restaurant. It was there I learned that Procotr didn't got to the fair but Dave attended the 1939 fair in San Francisco.
PrincipalPoop: yes, most americans forget night is dark
Elayne: Alan, do you know if anyone recorded the presentation?
AirshipAl: Dave was only 3 years old so his memories are sketchy.
rebozoette: wow
johan amadeus myjetski: Ah, NotEd! Didn't see you there, I mean here, I mean, i don't know what I mean....
AirshipAl: It was recorded and will be posted on the Library of Congress website. Stand by.
Elayne: Oh, wonderful news Alan, thanks so much!
PrincipalPoop: Do the congressmen know about that?
AirshipAl: Also, the documentarian Luke Poling shot some footage as well.
PrincipalPoop: What did the fortune cookies at the restaurant say that evening?
Cat: does luke have a deadline for his firesign film?
AirshipAl: My fortune cookie said to read Proctor's new book...Where's My Fortune Cookie?
||||||||| 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!"
PrincipalPoop: so you got one, good
Elmer Ho: does anybody gots Proctor's book?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE, COOKIE?” >> http://tinyurl.com/y75ntl7j
AirshipAl: Luke doesn't have a deadline but he's got a lot done. I saw some rough cuts in our dressing room.
EWeston: Help I'm being held captive in a fortune cookie factory
Elmer Ho: it's in my Amazon cart but I haven't pulled the trigger yet
Not Ed: ordered
Cat: is it for broadcast?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Proctor interviewed on Jimmy Church's Fade to Black podcast >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYse660lCbo
rebozoette: wow
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Beet: Have the book. Haven't read it yet. Great pictures.
AirshipAl: Phil sent me an e version a while ago but no time to read it yet. I'll try to read it before I see Phil again next week.
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Captain Equinox: That shit's dangerous!
Captain Equinox: Helium is the Gateway drug?
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'Eileen Dover', just granted probation at 9:16 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| 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 Nino disembarks at 9:16 PM.
Rufus_T_Firetween: makes you talk funny
AirshipAl: For me, Captain!
Elayne: Alan, you're seeing him again next week? Here in NY or elsewehere?
Cat: Eileen. Nino
DJTweeny: Hi Eileen, Nino
johan amadeus myjetski: Nino! Eileen!
Beet: Hi Eileen
Captain Equinox: Howdy, Eileen - I know your brother, Ben,.
EWeston: Msdover and the unseen Nino
Beet: Hi Nino
PrincipalPoop: nino from portugal, wow, hola? ciaoo? bonjour
||||||||| 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."
Nino: I think you oughta talk to the Holeflatter.
johan amadeus myjetski: Boggled any great minds, lately?
PrincipalPoop: which box are you in right now?
Captain Equinox: With a name like that, he could be a contact.
PrincipalPoop: flatter or flapper?
Nino: Just the steel box.
Cat: al, did you ask the lads about going to disneyland?
PrincipalPoop: wow
AirshipAl: They got it right because they're geniuses!!!
Not Ed: Firesign was our computer adventure games --I went into games and they're still better
EWeston: Thought it was Flaffer
Not Ed: Firesign records are still better
AirshipAl: I'd like to know if Austin or Bergman attended the fair.
johan amadeus myjetski: Holflaffer
Nino: Cox says Flaffer, I thought. But it's hard to hear inside this box.
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
Cat: true, not
AirshipAl: Time for a seance.
Nino: Nino mispronounces it
Not Ed: Great discussion
rebozoette: totally blown away
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Nino: We cab contact Pete and Phil?
Nino: CAN
Not Ed: I'm not a logo I'm a free man!
Nino: doggone it
PrincipalPoop: call me a can, CAB
Nino: Lol Not
||||||||| 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!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: Pete would be hard to het a hold of these days ;)
Rufus_T_Firetween: *get
EWeston: Can you can can?
Nino: I use to call him storm, I used to call him drang...
Beet: I was listening to the Norm Macdonald bit on Joe Camel last night. Hilarious.
Cat: my cat just stepped on the power, which made that sound
Cat: king felix is a philip k dick reference
Nino: Rufus I meant try to reach dear departed Pete and Phil A in the seance.
Rufus_T_Firetween: David Ossman and Phil Proctor are both on Facebook, Nino
Not Ed: synchronicity cat
Not Ed: disneyland in the 60's was a riot
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Nino: Cool, Rufus.
PrincipalPoop: I recall seeing Proc here, cant recall seeing dave
Rufus_T_Firetween: Maybe Merlyn needs to build a Quija Board page L)
Rufus_T_Firetween: * :)
Not Ed: conjuring folks is dangerous - you could get a wrong number if you know what i mean
Cat: i dont thinkn dave has ever chatted here, except when he was being interviewed by tween.
Not Ed: yikes
Beet: lol
PrincipalPoop: Quija or Ouija?
Nino: PrincPoop you can see people here? I thought only Nino could do that.
rebozoette: how old were you?
Rufus_T_Firetween: whatever P
Rufus_T_Firetween: lol
Cat: Nor Oijan Wood
PrincipalPoop: I can see for miles and miles, davis and cyrus
Nino: You don't need to weara clock around your neck to know what time it is at Bobs!
PrincipalPoop: I forget how old I was then.
Nino: WHO can see for miles and miles?
EWeston: Meals cooked with real religious fever
johan amadeus myjetski: But HE doesn't know the time either; and he has the stopwatch!
Nino: That was a pun...I'm sorry
EWeston: An ferver
PrincipalPoop: Yes, yours is no disgrace
Nino: Hahaha Pooper
Rufus_T_Firetween: The Yes Album is excellent
johan amadeus myjetski: I'll be the roundabout
Nino: Move mme on to any black square....love that one
Rufus_T_Firetween: That's from Fragile
Rufus_T_Firetween: the first album with Wakeman
Nino: YES
Rufus_T_Firetween: Tony Kaye was keys on The Yes Album
EWeston: I'll just sit here, with my disgrace
johan amadeus myjetski: Yep
Nino: I am hige Close to the Edge guy
Rufus_T_Firetween: no disgrace slick, they called her...
Nino: HUGE
Nino: Geez
PrincipalPoop: Wakeman liked cheeseburgers and all the rest preferred veggies
Nino: That's a little cheezy
Nino: no offense
Rufus_T_Firetween: Yeah P, in an interview he made some comment about what the other band members ate 'reminds me of what I come up with after a hard night of drinking'
EWeston: That's America Buddy!
AirshipAl: As I said earlier, Dave was 3 when he went to the San Franciso fair.
PrincipalPoop: I saw recent pictures of striesand and grace slick, they got big
AirshipAl: Phil didn't go the fair.
Nino: Poop were you there when they threw out the first aluminum bat?
Rufus_T_Firetween wants to hear Streisand and Slick do a duet
Cat: i remember being 4 because we moved from saskatchewan to la then
Elmer Ho: i don't think Grace sings at all nowadays
Cat: 3, i don't think so.
||||||||| "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!"
Nino: Grace was so hot back then...
PrincipalPoop: who? meet the new boss
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** From Airship Al - 1965 New York World's Fair Aerial Photos from the Goodyear blimp - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfOkFO0M_IQ
EWeston: She claimed she only screamed
Cat: maybe ossman's parents took home movies or pix there, and talked to young dave about it.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** From Airship Al - 1965 Goodyear blimps & the New York World's Fair - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1BAgcTBYBQ&feature=youtu.be
Elmer Ho: once when Grace was asked to describe her singing voice, she just said "Loud."
Rufus_T_Firetween: EWeston: She claimed she only screamed << that would be Yoko
PrincipalPoop: I was gonna say, 3 is a little early for clear memories, but some can apparently
rebozoette: wow
johan amadeus myjetski: There's an intensely good bass player named Julie Slick; she looks so much like Grace when she was young, but I don't know if the two are kin or not
DJTweeny: lol Elmer
Nino: Hey can you all clear somethign up for me? Not my windshield. Was Annalee Phil Austin's sister?
rebozoette: there ya go
EWeston: Blimps are condoms for helium
Elmer Ho: Slick was Grace's married name, so prolly not
Elmer Ho: her birth name was Grace Wing
johan amadeus myjetski: LOL, E!
DJTweeny: China Kantner is the only child of theirs I know about
PrincipalPoop: Slick, is that a swedish name?
Beet: I saw a Tomorrow Show interview with Tom Snyder and Grace Slick. Very Intelligent woman.
DJTweeny: I'll bet she is
Cat: first wife, nino
Nino: Right or Left Wing?
||||||||| 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: Could be her daughter, Elmer
Captain Equinox: Flushing?
Cat: i read grace's autobi. very interesting life
Nino: That you, Cat
PrincipalPoop: did tom ever make it to prime time?
Nino: THANK
EWeston: Elmer Wing??
DJTweeny: Yeah, me too Cat
Cat: the austins had no kids.
||||||||| 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!"
Nino: Elmer Fudd...did that Up America special
Elmer Ho: Ossman had kids only by his first wive (before Tiny), right?
AirshipAl: Captain, I'm flushing a lot!
Nino: No kids, just a stuffed dog
DJTweeny: Julie Slick - http://www.julieslick.com/
PrincipalPoop: no goats huh?
Cat: no, kids with first wife and orson and preston with judith, his 3rd wife.
Nino: Elmer He had a wife before Tiny? Teeny maybe?
AirshipAl: I did a lot of archiving of world's fair and blimp memorabilia.
johan amadeus myjetski: That's her, DJT!
Elmer Ho: ah, thanks Cat
Cat: Orson is making movies these days. Preston recently graduated from Bard, his mother's and steely dan's alma mater.
AirshipAl: I also got to speak with Preston and Orson Ossman last week.
PrincipalPoop: don't look back yet, gosh
rebozoette: great pica
Nino: MY OLD SCHOOL!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Nino: How long a go'd we leave Goshen?
EWeston: The University of Oregon has(?), had a Zeppiline Room
Nino: That's weirdly cool. Al
Beet: I always thought the Guaranteed Annual Year was a good idea.
Cat: both were there, al? how are they?
johan amadeus myjetski: Your friends at Communist Martyr High school must be mighty proud of you...
AirshipAl: A Zip line room? lol
DJTweeny: lol
PrincipalPoop: did jimmy page use helium?
Cat: I havent seen them since Bergman's memorial in Kirkland.
Nino: Poop Jimmy Page WAS hekium
AirshipAl: I'm in the process of getting a Goodyear airship ride for the Firesign family on the west coast.
Nino: HELIUM
Beet: Susskind hardly knew how to deal with the guys.
DJTweeny: wow Al
Nino: This keyboard was never worth a Martian nickel anyway....
Cat: wow, al
EWeston: They had a duraluminum girder on display
PrincipalPoop: super cool al, the fifth dimension song
Nino: They were on Susskind?
johan amadeus myjetski: Susskind was a one thought stream at a time kind of guy; FSTs must fried him a bit...
||||||||| 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!"
AirshipAl: My Flushing apartment is an airship museum!
PrincipalPoop: must be huge, wow
AirshipAl: Taylor's working on the rights to the Susskind show.
Cat: amazing interview. got a copy from el who got it from al, no doubt
Nino: That's waht I was thinking, Johann
Cat: i wonder where merl and doc arfe tonight?
rebozoette: thanks for the insights cat and airship
EWeston: They used to store P-3 navel air craft in old blimp hangers on S Frisco bay
AirshipAl: I helped produce 2 Firesign shows on the east coast. The other one was Bill Boggs' MIDDAY LIVE.
johan amadeus myjetski: The Orion anti-sub aircraft, E?
AirshipAl: Bill was hip as a zip and did a great interview. It's been posted on YouTube.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out David Ossman’s new book “MARSHMALLOWS AND DESPAIR” at www.davidossman.com
EWeston: Yup right next to Ames Research Center. Saw a U2 take off one day there
PrincipalPoop: bono or one of the others?
EWeston: Oh I was an Aucoustic sensor operator on one
PrincipalPoop: 1 ringy dingy 2 ringy dingy
johan amadeus myjetski: A sonobuoy dropper, eh?
EWeston: Keep pingin, well find you
Cat: i got the show from a former chatter who lives in nyc, recorded of the radio along with elayne and david on a wbai show
AirshipAl: 1981 Firesign on MIDDAY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leNZXT9wbHg
EWeston: Yes. According to some the gear was developed under the influence of LSD
DJTweeny: heh
||||||||| 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."
Captain Equinox: WOW.
PrincipalPoop: 1981? that is not real. They did not have youtube back then. fake news!!!
EWeston: Using ambiant noise sampling and early computer processing you could get a bearing on the sound source five minutes late
Beet: That really was the amazing thing about Firesign. Truly mind altering.
DJTweeny: lol P
AirshipAl: Oh Principal...you're such a tool. Clink the link. I dare ya!
PrincipalPoop: firesign was ahead of its time, how does that work again?
EWeston: Somewhere in, the interval
DJTweeny: That's how they kept stocked on Greek grapes, P
johan amadeus myjetski: Nancy, are you okay? then stop slapping me!
PrincipalPoop: beat the eagle off
rebozoette: and have fun
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Proctor interviewed on Jimmy Church's Fade to Black podcast >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYse660lCbo
EWeston: New oxymoron, a politically correct thug.
Beet: Truly enviable experiences.
PrincipalPoop: the worlds fair for a childhood playground, wow
DJTweeny: Indeed, Beet :)
Cat: an amazing interview
johan amadeus myjetski: This is a colossal interview in the annals of Fire heads
DJTweeny: yeah P
Cat: there is a story phil tells about uri geller that is as strange as anything you could hear.
Beet: lol
DJTweeny: Maybe I should see that Taylor has a copy of the original
rebozoette: belgium waffles
johan amadeus myjetski: Cat, I always thought Nino was fashioned after Geller
PrincipalPoop: I don't know about that. I have heard some very strange things, many in this chat right here
Cat: indeed, jam.
EWeston: Make nice hats
Cat: y'all should listen to the interview yourself. no point me telling a proctor tale.
rebozoette: and I wanted to travel too
PrincipalPoop: china dolls
Cat: lol rebo
Not Ed salutes the Free Mexican Air Force.
EWeston: I trip for the free mexican air force
johan amadeus myjetski: I ain't free, general, I's expensive!
Not Ed: Ha EW
PrincipalPoop: ahh I am delayed, now they are talking belgium waffles
Not Ed: lol JAM
rebozoette: my mom was crazy for them
PrincipalPoop: I will reboot the stream
johan amadeus myjetski: you were just a bit ahead of the timeline, PP
EWeston: It's a government job
Not Ed: yes the post-stream delay
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in at 9:56 PM, dragging bongolong by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this idiot?"
rebozoette: but we saw every bathroom lol
DJTweeny: HI bong
Beet: hi bong
Not Ed: hey bong
EWeston: Now the Bangolong sweep
PrincipalPoop: a long bong o
DJTweeny: you toured the bathrooms, rebo?
johan amadeus myjetski: Hiya, Bongo!
EWeston: Symphonie in D minus
PrincipalPoop: t rex boogaloo
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
bongolong: I can assure you, I am an idiot!
DJTweeny: Let's see your membership card, bongolong
EWeston: Check your teeth at the door
PrincipalPoop: ahh, an assurance person
Cat: this is from the Fade to Dark interview.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
AirshipAl: Did I really say that? lol
EWeston: Excellent take Al
rebozoette: laughter is the best
PrincipalPoop: we have it on tape, or on something, what are you on anyway?
Cat: i look forward to seeing gothamathon.
bongolong: ....my membership card is waiting in the sitting room.
EWeston: Laxitive?
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'Unka_Led', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 10:02 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
DJTweeny: Hi Unka
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Proctor interviewed on Jimmy Church's Fade to Black podcast >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYse660lCbo
PrincipalPoop: mister led
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Unka_Led: Missed you cats n kittens.
EWeston: Unka Led sounds mid western
AirshipAl: I'm on a chair...amongst other things...
Beet: Firesign was a Cosmic Interdimensional insert into this plane. Can't explain it with conventional logic.
PrincipalPoop: meow
DJTweeny: for those folks who recently arrived, this is one you're really going to want to pull from the archives
PrincipalPoop: chairman meow
Beet: lol
DJTweeny: CAT’S COLLAGE ARCHIVE at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
EWeston: Mousy Tung?
Unka_Led: I'll catch up... sorry to be so tardy.
johan amadeus myjetski: LOL, Poop & E!
PrincipalPoop: ok ok, I apologize for starting down that meme
EWeston: I confess to a Far Side inspiration
rebozoette: LOL
Cat: good point al, that we don't know about yet.
Cat: kids who grew up on their parents firesign albums
PrincipalPoop: say 3 hail bergmans and ahh hell
Beet: When FM was new
||||||||| Unka_Led says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Unka_Led exits at 10:07 PM.
Cat: yes beet, that was synchronistic.
Not Ed: Firesign will come around again might have eluded a generation tho
Beet: Yo Unka
EWeston: With or without teeth?
DJTweeny: Sure hope so, Ed
Cat: my favourite guitar intro
Not Ed: hi Unka
DJTweeny: nice cover
EWeston: Much grass, neeto
this album!
Beet: This is nice. Who is it?
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Unka_Led inside, makes a note of the time (10:08 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Cat: Jennifer Warnes.
johan amadeus myjetski: I have this album!
PrincipalPoop: wb unk
johan amadeus myjetski: Her tribute album to Leonard Cohen!
Cat: hi unk
johan amadeus myjetski: Whose band she was in at one time
DJTweeny: nice
EWeston: Mistah Cohen's hand
AirshipAl: That was a lotta fun. Thanks for the invite!
Cat: you enlightened us all, al
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 10:10 PM, dragging doctecazoid by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Yahoo ™?"
DJTweeny: Thanks for the great interview, AL :)
DJTweeny: Hey Doc
Beet: Very intertaining and educational, Cat. Many thanks.
Cat: Hey Doc!
DJTweeny: ya missed it!
doctecazoid: bravo
johan amadeus myjetski: A monster of an interview, really!
EWeston: DocaZoid, run.
Unka_Led: And I'm back.... and boo-tiful
DJTweeny: well, it's in the archives :)
Beet: Hi doc
PrincipalPoop: a nice beet and easy to dance to, I give it an 80, ih cod
johan amadeus myjetski: Hey Doc! It hurts when I do this...
Elmer Ho: that was great, Cat
Elmer Ho: n Al
rebozoette: thanks for the info
doctecazoid: sorry i'm running late, the zeitgeistbabe was cracking the whip on post-dinner chores
Beet: Fabulous
Cat: Cat aims to please. And so does Louise.
Not Ed: Great stuff!
doctecazoid: johan: don't do it then. that'll be $50, pay the receptionist as you head out.
PrincipalPoop: sometimes doc feels like he is tied to the whipping post
AirshipAl: Doc!!!
Unka_Led: Get side arms
doctecazoid: no, it's more a case of holding up my end of the deal. i am fine with it.
Cat: I just sprinkled in some Firesign and other related bits, Al did all the talking.
PrincipalPoop: Bend over and roll up your arm.
johan amadeus myjetski: WHO'S BEN DOVER, AND WHY IS EVERYBODY IMITATING HIM?
AirshipAl: Some of my video archives were used for the DVD production (DVD 1).
PrincipalPoop: stop shouting, ouch
Cat: Next week, far too much about my talking about studying french in 64, and eating well in france a few weeks ago.
EWeston: Sneeze raise your right leg and flee the country
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
johan amadeus myjetski: Sorry for the shouting,
Unka_Led: Summer of Love Handles.... 50th Anniversary. Toot toot!
PrincipalPoop: OK NP
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Firesign Theatre’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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Beet: Blowing your mind while making you laugh.
PrincipalPoop: rolling, take 1
Cat: they never shied away from long titles
Elmer Ho: toke 1
Unka_Led: Aww.. thanks so much!
EWeston: Bozo's was mentioned on the national bews last week. In connection with politics
||||||||| 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!"
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Firesign Theatre’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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PrincipalPoop: the future fair wheeeee
Beet: Who mentioned it, EW?
DJTweeny: oops, double post
Cat: do you have a link for that, ew?
johan amadeus myjetski: The whole idea of somebody wanting to take you to the future was a powerful one!
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
EWeston: CNN I think
PrincipalPoop: listen here leafhead
Unka_Led: I'm all hopped up. Let's listen.
PrincipalPoop: lettuce prey.
doctecazoid: the future ain't what it used to be
PrincipalPoop: or pause, ok
DJTweeny: lettuce is a pretty easy target
||||||||| Bunnyboy enters at 10:20 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about I THINK WE’RE ALL BOZOS ON THIS BUS at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bozos-ln
doctecazoid: hey bb
PrincipalPoop: same as the old grey mayor
DJTweeny: Hey Bunny
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Bun!
Beet: Hey Bunny
PrincipalPoop: hip hop bunnyboy
Cat: the worlds fair/disneyland thing was very much, here is your future.
Cat: Bunny? Thanks for hopping by.
Elmer Ho: hullo there Bunny
doctecazoid: just to let you all know: i emailed the guy responsible for getting proctor and ossman to come to the library of congress event last week...
Elmer Ho: this album has so many lines you can use on people
rebozoette: skip to my lou
EWeston: It wasn't TV media. From the site Crooks and Liars http://crooksandliars.com/2017/09/lindsey-graham-discovers-theyre-all-bozos
Bunnyboy: Weeeelll, hello!
PrincipalPoop: you may already be there, how true...
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE, COOKIE?” >> http://tinyurl.com/y75ntl7j
johan amadeus myjetski: But Cat,notice no one's doing that anymore?
EWeston: Hi Bun
doctecazoid: i am hoping i will hear back from him re: when the show they recorded will be available for viewing on the library of congress web site loc.gov
Unka_Led: I've been waiting for the future a long time... Finally!
DJTweeny: So LOC themselves recorded it, Doc?
||||||||| 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."
Cat: doing what, jam?
PrincipalPoop: you could cut them off at the past
doctecazoid: djt: yes, they dod
doctecazoid: did
Cat: i think the new generations will need art based on their experieinces, their media is very different from firesigns.
doctecazoid: cat: yes, but firesign saw it coming
PrincipalPoop: something involving toast
AirshipAl: What an enjoyable evening but dinner awaits. Have fun, Bozos!
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:23 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs AirshipAl by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
doctecazoid: the whole thing with automation and hackers, they were on to that a good 15-20 years before we saw it coming
PrincipalPoop: bon ap al, and thanks, gosh
Cat: thanks for the interview, al
Beet: Does anyone know the signifigance of the wolf howling?
Cat: true, doc
doctecazoid: the hour of the wolf news
EWeston: By Al
johan amadeus myjetski: Making the future sound fun & exciting, the future's usually painted in shades of dangers & threats
PrincipalPoop: existential anguish or making fun of the movies lion roar
Beet: See ya Al and thanks.
EWeston: The wildness outside the door
johan amadeus myjetski: Cast off the bow lines, Al!
doctecazoid: The Hour of the Wolf refers to the six days in 131 AC when Cregan Stark, Lord of Winterfell and Warden of the North, governed in King's Landing, at the end of the Dance of the Dragons. It is named after the hour of the wolf, which is believed to be the blackest part of nighttime.
PrincipalPoop: peter and the wolf
Cat: i think kids should be encouraged to think of a benevolent future because it will be Their future, not ours.
doctecazoid: presenting honest stories of working people as told by rich hollywood stars!
doctecazoid: the future ain't here yet man
Beet: There are several times in various plays where FST inserts canine imagery to make some point or other.
PrincipalPoop: ryans run seems likely
johan amadeus myjetski: Agreed, Cat; an important point to remember
EWeston: Niether's Godzilla
doctecazoid: puttin' on the dog, eh?
Cat: holllywood stars, one of my favourite lines, doc
Beet: Another example
doctecazoid: it strikes me as an austin-penned line, cat
PrincipalPoop: with the power of the week
EWeston: I just tell him he's too much
Cat: could be, doc.
Elmer Ho: gotta run - til next time boys and grils
PrincipalPoop: sidney fudd in that flemish town
||||||||| "Hey Elmer Ho!" ... Elmer Ho turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:29 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
PrincipalPoop: hi ho ho
doctecazoid: there was always this push/pull in the quartet - are we here to entertain, or are we here to broaden the audiences perception?
Beet: Nite Ho
johan amadeus myjetski: bye elmer!
Cat: By elmer
Bunnyboy: How bout a new chat interface> DurN IPAD!
EWeston: phelm by Emler
Beet: I think the answer is "yes".
Cat: very true, doc
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** "A FAIR FOR AL, AND NO FAIR TO ANYBODY" is available at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
PrincipalPoop: the stubborn consistency of this eternal principle
Unka_Led: Blessed be Fudd
DJTweeny: Bunnyboy: How bout a new chat interface> DurN IPAD! << might email Merlyn about what you need
PrincipalPoop: up against the wall of science
Beet: Aren't we talking about POWER, Chucko?
EWeston: I'm reading Reality is Not What it Seems, by Carlo Rovelli. Seems topical
Bunnyboy: WELL, *NEED*...
PrincipalPoop: straight ahead
doctecazoid: westley's chat pgm has served us well for quite some time, don't you think?
johan amadeus myjetski: wait, wait, here comes the future.... and there it goes, into the past...
doctecazoid: that said, given the move to tablet/phone/mobile media, i can understand why it may be problematic for some these days
Cat: it has indeed, doc. i remember the early days
Unka_Led: Yeah, but this is the FUTURE!
DJTweeny: EWeston: I'm reading Reality is Not What it Seems << I'd go with that as a given ;)
EWeston: We did have a few site quakes, but its worked well
PrincipalPoop: Don't I think? well, ah, I huh?
Unka_Led: Oh, Poop... you rascal
Cat: Phil Austin used to chat with us through his ipad
doctecazoid: eweston: well there ya go - everything you know is wrong
doctecazoid: your brain is not the boss!
EWeston: I found out how so much Greek writing disappeared forever
PrincipalPoop: it is my 2nd favorite organ
rebozoette: make it long
EWeston: An early Roman Emperor decided it was a threat to Christianity
PrincipalPoop: suspense, what happened to the greek writing?
PrincipalPoop: ahhh, censorious the 1st
DJTweeny: Austin's Nixon impression was sooo good
johan amadeus myjetski: too true DJT
Unka_Led: .Bloody Romans
EWeston: Einstein used a bit on brownian movement as an inspiration to determine the size of atoms
PrincipalPoop: it wasn't nixon making a few bucks on the side? wow
EWeston: Theolodisus I think
Bunnyboy: Man this bublble buursts
doctecazoid: ... and i hope that our children will come to love us again in some better world than this
PrincipalPoop: they will consider us crazy assed barbarians, just like our ancestors were
Unka_Led: Fagan - Swing out To Lake Nostalgia Route 5 to Laughing Pines Get off at Funway West Drive into Springtime
Bunnyboy: Been on an audiobook tear. Read all the SONG OF ICE AND FIRE books, LES MISERABLE, and finishing DON QUIXOTE!
Unka_Led: See you on the Funway
PrincipalPoop: get that windmill pancho
johan amadeus myjetski: Fortran & cobol terminology
Bunnyboy: Next up: GRAVITY'S RAINBOW.
EWeston: I'm trapped on the Gomorra Expressway
PrincipalPoop: audio gravitys rainbow, oh my
Bunnyboy: That's SANCHO!
Unka_Led: That segment is so bad ass . Poor President
doctecazoid: at the library of congress event, proctor said the thing firesign tried to impart to it's audience is the importance of thinking for yourself
EWeston: I'll get my wife!
||||||||| 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!"
Beet: As good as Shakespeare
Cat: true, unka
PrincipalPoop: who are they to tell me to think for myself?
doctecazoid: everything they did as a unit was intended to invoke this - think for yourself, don't buy into the party line ...
Beet: lol Poop
Unka_Led: LOL!
Cat: doc, they have said that as long as they've been together.
doctecazoid: be it the hippie line, or the establishment line, or any kind of line intended to do the thinking for you
johan amadeus myjetski: That's why I crossed the road...
Cat: what the lads were saying when i discoverd them in april, 67
doctecazoid: think for yourself.
EWeston: A reflection of your self in a dirty mirror through a dirty window five miles away
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
Cat: a 3 word distillation of the whole 60s mind shift: think for yourself.
PrincipalPoop: fair enough, think for yourself, not somebody else...
doctecazoid: now i see through a mirror darkly - but then phased to faced
Cat: that wasn't the way in the 50s, which is what made the Beats so attractive.
DJTweeny: doctecazoid: be it the hippie line, or the establishment line, or any kind of line intended to do the thinking for you << damned good point, Doc :)
Bunnyboy: The Self-Breaking, Unhousebroken Prexydent...
johan amadeus myjetski: Many found thinking for yourself soon threatening back then
rebozoette: look look
EWeston: Phase space apples for sale or rent
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE, COOKIE?” >> http://tinyurl.com/y75ntl7j
Cat: you actually have to be able to think, though. hunter thompson's critique of what phil says
doctecazoid: and with the advent and prevalence of social media, the message could not be any more pertinent: THINK FOR YOURSELF!!!
Beet: Of course you can throw a Frisbee with somebody else who is thinking for themselves.
doctecazoid: when the going gets weird, the weird turn pro
Bunnyboy: That's right, he's still dirty! And...it's okay?!?
PrincipalPoop: me too
Cat: mcluhan was great on opening our understanding of media
doctecazoid: sure, you can makes jokes about who's doing who, or what new trend is trending....
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
doctecazoid: but in the final analysis, it's what you do with the onslaught of technical stimulation infecting every nook and cranny of the internet
PrincipalPoop: who is doing who now? I have not kept up.
doctecazoid: mcluhan was just scratching the surface, it turns out
Beet: Doctor Uhhhhhh
Bunnyboy: Who has time to watch the watchmen?
EWeston: Terry Prachett hoped we'll make it from the age of information to the age of meaning
Cat: firesign is a good aid for that, doc.
Cat: as they always intended to me.
doctecazoid: if you can keep yourself centered while everything around you is in a perpetual state of chaos ...
Cat: well said, ew
||||||||| New notice: '** THANKS FOR LISTENING, ALL! **
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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
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Cat: to be
Beet: That's the trick
doctecazoid: then you have a shot at a silver linig.
doctecazoid: llining.
DJTweeny: yeah Doc
doctecazoid: lining!!!!
Unka_Led: Liming
doctecazoid: ok 'll be stepping off my soapbox now...
||||||||| 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: lemmings!
PrincipalPoop: onanism is form of centralism
doctecazoid: since it seems they need this soapbox to ship more soap to puerto rico ...
DJTweeny: Well spoken, Doc :)
Unka_Led: Oh, hello, Ralph
doctecazoid: .... and in the final analysis: everything i know is wrong.
EWeston: They are such a tripping hazard
Bunnyboy: Well, gotta wax on. Good Harvest, all!
||||||||| "Happy" Harry Cox pops in and say "I was right! Everything I knew WAS wrong! You CAN get "Profiles in Barbecue Sauce", chock full of meaty Firesign scripts!"
DJTweeny: I think they may need fresh water first, Doc :/
johan amadeus myjetski: Nite, BunnyB
PrincipalPoop: hip hop bunny, say hi to slothrop for me
EWeston: Don't trust the pumpkins Bunny
doctecazoid: so - question everything, accept nothing ... and hope to hell we don't all kill ourselves over some stupid misunderstanding
Cat: by bun
Bunnyboy howls for an hour...
doctecazoid: nite bb
DJTweeny: Excellent, Doc
Beet: See ya Bunny
PrincipalPoop: forget the future? oh my
johan amadeus myjetski: I'm telling you the truth when I tell you everything I tell you is a lie...
Cat: well summed up, doc
||||||||| Bunnyboy departs at 10:51 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
doctecazoid: ... and please don't touch that dial.
EWeston: Bigly risk these days Doc
Cat: i'll take that prescription.
Beet: Great summary, Doc
PrincipalPoop: night doc, finish drying the dishes
Cat: Forget the future you have been programmed to expect. Inshallah.
doctecazoid: this screed is patent protected, all rights removed
doctecazoid: i'm not drying the dishes, i'm crying the dishes
EWeston: Allritespreserved
Beet: Amen
PrincipalPoop: I did not mean to pry
Unka_Led: Thanks for the Bozos memories.
doctecazoid: i am both extremely distraught and highly amused by the current political circus that envelops this great land of ours
doctecazoid: and all i can say is: where the fuck is kafka when you need him?
PrincipalPoop: thank you tween, so long funway as I return to the funway,
Beet: This has been one of the best chats ever. What a gas. Thanks to all of the stars who inhabit this space. Huge thanks to Cat for that great interview/collage. Thanks to our mentor Dr Tween. See you next week. G'Nite all.
johan amadeus myjetski: Love, love, love to all! Thanks everybody! Cat & Al, et al!
doctecazoid: nite beet
PrincipalPoop: surreal deal mean coupons
rebozoette: thanks thanks and thanks
||||||||| PrincipalPoop departs at 10:54 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Unka_Led: Thanks, kids. See you in the future!
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
rebozoette: AirshipAl Beet Captain Equinox Cat DJTweeny EWeston johan amadeus myjetski PrincipalPoop that was
doctecazoid: i have to figure out how i'm going to get this dag-blame water pump to turn over ... a new leaf
EWeston: Mueler may vring charges soon. Not soon enough for some, but he; nailing down a greasy pig
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
||||||||| Around 10:55 PM, Unka_Led walks off into the sunset...
doctecazoid: i have nothing further to say ... and i'm saying it
doctecazoid: ttfn ttyl and namaste, y'all
EWeston: Great eve thanx all Cat makes it happen again.
||||||||| "Hey doctecazoid!" ... doctecazoid turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:55 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| Cat rushes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's Cat?! It's 10:56 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "10:56 PM and late as usual, it's kim jongun, just back from Massachusetts."
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| 11:14 PM: silver jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past year and a half!"
silver: OK, been fun.
||||||||| It's 11:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| silver - dead from measles
||||||||| 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 the fiddlers
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| kim jongun - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| 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 Globner's disease
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| bongolong - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| 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 dengue fever
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Nino - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Not Ed: Pork?
||||||||| It's 1:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| dick nanger - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Eileen Dover - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "1:44 AM and late as usual, it's dick nanger, just back from Billville."
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 2 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 3 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 3:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| dick nanger - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 3:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Elayne - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 3:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 3:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from The Plague
||||||||| 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 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:
||||||||| Captain Equinox - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 4:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| rebozoette - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| 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:
AirshipAl
Beet
bongolong
Bunnyboy
Captain Equinox
Cat
dick nanger
DJTweeny
doctecazoid
Elayne
Elmer Ho
EWeston
johan amadeus myjetski
Nino
Not Ed
PrincipalPoop
rebozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
silver
Unka_Led
URL References:
http://crooksandliars.com/2017/09/lindsey-graham-discovers-theyre-all-bozos
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
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://tinyurl.com/y75ntl7j
www.davidossman.com
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
http://www.julieslick.com/
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mellotron
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYse660lCbo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leNZXT9wbHg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1BAgcTBYBQ&feature=youtu.be
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfOkFO0M_IQ



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