A Firesign Chat
12/28/2017




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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 December 28, 2017 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Rufus_T_Firetween in through the front door at 7:29 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| Outside, the 7:30 PM uptown bus from Elmertown pulls away, leaving DJTweeny coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
visit Firesign's web site at www.firesigntheatre.com
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||||||||| Catherwood leads J A Myjetski into the room, accepts a $3 bill as a gratuity, mutters something about 7:58 PM, then departs.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
J A Myjetski: JAM is just finishing his gig with his band, The Artifacts of Perception, and will be with you all shortly.
||||||||| 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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DJTweeny: Hi Johan
DJTweeny: love the band name :)
J A Myjetski: okay got the make-up off & the codpiece folded neatly away.
J A Myjetski: the band name comes from physicist Julian Barbour who says that time doesn't exist as a thing, but is only an artifact of perception.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (New Years Music)
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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J A Myjetski: the world is chronically short on blue-eyed soul singers. Love ol' Van!
||||||||| Catherwood enters with cease close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 8:53 PM tree-stunting plans, and dashes off to the Aviary.
cease: great band name, jammy
J A Myjetski: happy & prosperous new year, cat!
cease: you too jam
DJTweeny: Hi cease
||||||||| Catherwood leads EWeston in through the front door at 8:56 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: J A Myjetski: the band name comes from physicist Julian Barbour who says that time doesn't exist as a thing, but is only an artifact of perception. << that makes sense, actually
DJTweeny: Hi EW
J A Myjetski: Hi EW!
||||||||| 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: Evening Tweeny, cease, Mr. or Mrs Myjetski, an Rufus
J A Myjetski: Barbour says we actually live in a series eternal NOWs. Cause it's always NOW!
DJTweeny: true
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! **
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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||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, December 28, 2017 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| "9:00 PM? 9:00 PM!!" says Catherwood, "redbozoette should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as redbozoette enters and sits on the couch.
cease: hi rebo
EWeston: Some things, like music, smear that now out much longer than an instant
J A Myjetski: good evening rebozo!
redbozoette: DJTweeny EWeston J A Myjetski hi fireheads
DJTweeny: allo redbozoette
redbozoette: hi cat and jam
redbozoette: new sandwich
EWeston: Howdy Ms Redbozottee
||||||||| 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 Not Ed falls out at 9:01 PM.
Not Ed: Pork?
redbozoette: hi ew and tweeny
DJTweeny: hello Not Ed
J A Myjetski: True, EW. those exist in eternal moments. how long's a moment?
redbozoette: hows it santa gone
cease: hi not
J A Myjetski: Hiya, NotE!
EWeston: Nooo Not Ed! You should be more careful
redbozoette: hi noted
Not Ed: JAM, redboz, EW, cease & Tweeny yay!
cease: good version of this
EWeston: Seems like less than a second. How much of a musical piece can you remember all at once?
DJTweeny: Let's be NOW!
EWeston: If it's not now! When is it?
cease: this is good for our brains. makes them work harder and live longer
cease: awake different from asleep, ew
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Beet inside, makes a note of the time (9:05 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Beet: Howdy everyone!
cease: i awake with tons of good ideas for my plays, or whatever.
J A Myjetski: hi beet!
cease: hi beet
Not Ed: Ho ho ho Beet
Beet: Hello Mr JAM
EWeston: Good evening Mr. Beet and all the Beets at sea.
Beet: Hi Dr Cease and Not
Beet: Greetings Mr EW
cease: speaking of where's my fortune cookie, i just recorded yesterday the scene in my play where proctor and bergman order their meals at the golden dragon restaurant.
DJTweeny: As you can hear from my voice, I've come down with something :/
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! **
Currently playing: Firesign Theatre’s
“GIVE ME IMMORTALITY OR GIVE ME DEATH”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out RADIO NOW at http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=rnl-rv
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EWeston: Don't let it bring you down
Not Ed: I'm down with you C
Beet: Get well soon Dr Twee
Beet: n
J A Myjetski: catherwood, give Tweeny something for the something he's coming down with
||||||||| Catherwood gets tweeny something for the something he's coming down with.
DJTweeny: Thanks Beet
Not Ed: Ty for being U Tweeny
DJTweeny: :)
J A Myjetski: i'll second the, not ed!
J A Myjetski: that, not the
Not Ed: thumbs up
cease: did a lot of recording for my new play the past few days. if any of you want to lend your voices to my general weirdness, let tween and i know.
Beet: What's the weather in Austin?
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
DJTweeny: It got very cold for us
DJTweeny: they're predicting not getting about freezing Tuesday
DJTweeny: extremely unusual for South Central TX
DJTweeny: *not getting above
Beet: I realized that I don't mind so much how cold it is as long as there is no snow and ice.
DJTweeny: yes, that does make a difference
cease: our snow is now turning to rain. yay
redbozoette: was ir 70 a few days ago lol
EWeston: Snow can be ok if it stays below freezing for a while. It warms up. It gets massy
DJTweeny: luckily they're not predicting any precipitation
Beet: That is a definite boon
DJTweeny: Yeah, that probably how I got sick, the huge swing in temps
cease: we're afraid of temperature drops that fills our streets with ice
EWeston: Virus's find comfort in the warm nasal passages
DJTweeny: driving on ice is no fun
cease: harfd to walk on
EWeston: True less you got ice racing tires on
J A Myjetski: this sounds like Bob & Ray, a bit
cease: this came from an adbusters anti-ad, joe chemo.
cease: just got snow tires the other day. really need them.
cease: last winter was mostly snow.
Beet: When the world actually ends, there won't be anyone around to predict it.
J A Myjetski: so, we need to predict it while we're here, eh, beet?
cease: childhood's end
Beet: Don't miss the opportunity.
EWeston: No specials or state of the state reports afterwards
J A Myjetski: a c clark book title, cease! loved it!
cease: as ossman said in the new congress show, art ends, life doesnt
cease: one of the first sf books i read, jam
cease: i had a friend in jr high who turned me on to sf, maybe 63-65
J A Myjetski: a great introduction, imo, cease!
cease: must re read
EWeston: Launch the air to eyeball missiles!
J A Myjetski: it was the
cease: you are right, jam
Beet: If it's an action figure doll, it could knock you out.
cease: i think the kennedy assasination got me into sf, as an alternate reality
J A Myjetski: Illustrated Man for me, circa 1966
cease: but that wasnt long after we all got killed in the octorber 62 missile crisis.
EWeston: Take Rocky's advice, Don't settle for the guts. Go for the eyes!
cease: that book has the time travel thing that freaked me out.
J A Myjetski: time travel does bend the brain a bit!
cease: yeah my friend cliff had me read bradbury, asimov, others. and then star treik came on not long after that
EWeston: I think I went from Tom Swift to Heinland and Sturgeon in about a year
J A Myjetski: My 2nd sf boot was Clark's 2001: a space odyssey
cease: being killed by imminent missiles and then whatever the fuck happens in an sf story is not much of a stretch
Beet: I saw a license plate frame that said. "My german shephard is smarter than your honor student."
J A Myjetski: Yeah ST was a big world-opener for me!
DJTweeny: lol
||||||||| llanwydd steals in around 9:26 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
llanwydd: hi
DJTweeny: Hey llan
EWeston: Llan
J A Myjetski: Evening' Llan!
Beet: Hi llan
cease: my wife turned me on to philp k dick in the mid 70s but i would not have enjoyed him earlier, too intune with the scraryness of the era
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “GIVE ME IMMORTALITY OR GIVE ME DEATH” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=gmiogmd-ln
cease: i tyhought i would die soonest and so did everyone else with a rasdio
cease: are any else of you unimpressed by the new philp k dick series?
cease: hey llan great to see you hear
DJTweeny: You mean the Bladerunner sequal?
llanwydd: new pkd series? I thought he was dead
llanwydd: thanks, cat. I missed last week
J A Myjetski: Wow! the 3rd book I readers Dick's The Intergalactic Pot Healer
EWeston: Madness in the streets and no news?
DJTweeny: Philip K. Dick - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_K._Dick
DJTweeny: yeah, he died back in 1982
DJTweeny: "Clouds as thick as sheeple." lol
||||||||| "9:33 PM? 9:33 PM!!" says Catherwood, "PrincipalPoop should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as PrincipalPoop enters and sits at the bar.
DJTweeny: Hi PrincP
EWeston: Poopster Darhling
cease: Hey Poop
J A Myjetski: Hi PP!
Beet: Howdy Poop
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the new video of David Ossman and Phil Proctor at the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS >> http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw **
PrincipalPoop: what? oh hi
cease: i did a bio of him a couple of weeks ago. part 2 is next week
J A Myjetski: Not the happiest of campers, was he?
PrincipalPoop: is there anything I should know about 2018 before it gets here?
EWeston: It has a mean sucker punch
||||||||| "9:36 PM? 9:36 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Cat should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Cat enters and sits at the bar.
Beet: It's certain to be one year in duration.
DJTweeny: Hope it's better than 20-OMG WTF-17
Cat: i was disconnected
PrincipalPoop: the nsa
DJTweeny: how dare it disconnect you
Cat: poop, do you know the term inshallah?
PrincipalPoop: I will say no.
EWeston: Is the NSA guy still employed?
Cat: he is now
Beet: Only if God wills it.
DJTweeny: testing to see if he's one of them terrarists, Cat?
PrincipalPoop: from your lips to god's ear
Cat: my wife and daughter and i were on a flight from tokyo to rome, with many stops as it was a cheap flight, in 1980
Cat: the stewardess would say, we are arriving, inshaallah, at x airport at 9 am.
Beet: Holidays to the NSA guy.
Cat: i asked her what that meant and she told me it meant it was the fact that humans dont know the future, only god does.
DJTweeny: cease: did a lot of recording for my new play the past few days. if any of you want to lend your voices to my general weirdness, let tween and i know.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "9:39 PM and late as usual, it's Kelcat, just back from Billville."
Kelcat: What release is this show on?
DJTweeny: Hi Kelcat
Cat: i share not her belief in a diety, but agree, we never can know what the fuck can happen in the future.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “GIVE ME IMMORTALITY OR GIVE ME DEATH” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=gmiogmd-ln
Beet: Hello Kelcat
Rufus_T_Firetween: Kelcat ^^
Cat: hi fellow feline type name
J A Myjetski: hi K
EWeston: Kelcat greetins and funny names
PrincipalPoop: ok ok, but the rolling stones could be 70 years old in 2018 or something like that
Cat: thats not far from my age
DJTweeny: Politicaly, I suspect 2018 will full of fireworks before the election
EWeston: General Mildew, a spacific in this country
DJTweeny: much fur will fly
Rufus_T_Firetween: Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE, COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
Cat: anyohne who reads this book will be really happy they read that book.
PrincipalPoop: favorite cartoon cats, sylvester, felix, top cat, garfield,
Cat: im from la too, thats why i am a firesigner
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Beet: Felix
Cat: they happend when i was in high school. i'm still high
PrincipalPoop: both of them felixs the cat
redbozoette: don't fold it before throwing it away
EWeston: Megatonman's cat
Beet: I just recently watched Felix the Cat for the first time.
||||||||| 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: the simpsons, duckiman, peanuts, neal gaiman's work, harold hedd, freak brothers
Cat: i loved crumb in those days
PrincipalPoop: the movie or you laughed so hard your sides ached?
EWeston: Saw some early Felix in the mid seventies
EWeston: Trashman
Beet: It was very funny and put your head right back in the 60's
PrincipalPoop: redd foxx
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'General Dysfunction', just granted probation at 9:47 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
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
PrincipalPoop: that is a fox, but ok I guess he was a cool cat too
Beet: Hello General Sir
General Dysfunction: At ease, all, so happy to be here
PrincipalPoop: ah tenhut
DJTweeny: Tent Hut! General
Cat: hi gen
Cat: this is a beautiful scene
PrincipalPoop: which function? oh dysfunction, got it
General Dysfunction: I've been away so long I hardly know myself
PrincipalPoop: when will you get back?
Cat: i had a cousin who was a general
General Dysfunction: yesterday morning
Cat: i remember talking with the guys about what they meant by good old death
PrincipalPoop: good bye to 19 anything, I miss 19 somethings, buy a mile
Cat: hey 19
PrincipalPoop: what is wailing?
||||||||| Cat rushes off, saying "9:53 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
Beet: Enjoted that.
Beet: enjoyed
EWeston: The police? Hi Heneral
||||||||| "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!"
||||||||| Outside, the 9:53 PM downtown bus from Elmertown pulls away, leaving cat plus coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
PrincipalPoop: there is only 4, being a co-founder does not clear up anything.
cat plus: anyway, ossie told me he meant by that, not prolonged unnecessarilty
PrincipalPoop: poor cat, I had service unavailable also, I kept refreshing the page
cat plus: ok i change names more often than i change clothes.
EWeston: Putting your brain in a box for a while cat?
cat plus: my wife just bought me a new pair of pants for xmas or because i needed them.
cat plus: i am very happy
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s
“SEX, DRUGS AND CHARLIE CHANCE – A MYSTERY TRIP”
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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PrincipalPoop: I get confused, what?
General Dysfunction: Yah, hello E, I'm still trying to get the sound, oiy, so long to catch up
cat plus: not at all, ew. almost finished with new play. have done principal recordings for acts 2 AND 3 this week. close to have it finished.
cat plus: tween and llan should be in it.
DJTweeny: I just refresh the page when I get the Service Unavailable message
llanwydd: looking forward to it, cat
EWeston: It's sad when the sex operation dosn't take
PrincipalPoop: opera and operation, la la laaaaa
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
PrincipalPoop: oh yah, some day I'm gonna make her mine
EWeston: The difference between opera and madness
EWeston: The scenery is better
PrincipalPoop: and the tenor
EWeston: Leash your tenor
PrincipalPoop: unleash your tenor
J A Myjetski: tenor sex
General Dysfunction: am i there, at the best hotel in town?
EWeston: The main gasket has give way!
PrincipalPoop: use a tenor joint
cat plus: hope you dont mind this is an old show. should have new philp k dick collage next week
J A Myjetski: mortice & tenons
EWeston: All I've got are tendon joints
J A Myjetski: tender joints
J A Myjetski: ?
Beet: catherwood roll everyone a bomber.
||||||||| Catherwood strides up to Beet and mumbles "Someone mention my name?"
cat plus: depends on what you want to call a town
||||||||| 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: yes general, this is the place
J A Myjetski: make mine a dovetail
redbozoette: just breed
General Dysfunction: thank god, it's so good to be home
cat plus: there are few of us but we have fun
PrincipalPoop: justin beaver
EWeston: Join us
cat plus: ew, they dont care. enjoy us or dont.
PrincipalPoop: we will humiliate and ridicule you if you say something wrong
EWeston: Your joint of choice.
DJTweeny: lol P
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the new video of David Ossman and Phil Proctor at the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS >> http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw **
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
PrincipalPoop: don't start with me tween, unless you mean business, smooch
||||||||| 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!"
J A Myjetski: Unless you say it in a funny or funny way, then we declare it comedy, or gravity
cat plus: i thnk the most important thing i learned from them over 50 years, is to trust my own intuition, create within the vastness of possibilites to obsereve and learn from
Rufus_T_Firetween: hahaha P
PrincipalPoop: yes what jam said, and what cat said, and what tween said
cat plus: on the radio in late 60s, bergan said, dont admire me, create something admiralable
PrincipalPoop: and ew too, and redbozo and beet
cat plus: that is what iv'e been trying to do with these collages but i can do better
EWeston: I deny everything, les I'm under oath
J A Myjetski: right, cat, it's the art, not the artiste!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the new video of David Ossman and Phil Proctor at the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS >> http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw **
PrincipalPoop: les, from WKRP, what about him?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
cat plus: la radio in the 60s was a wondrous invetive era
J A Myjetski: i say you've been hitting the mark, cat!
EWeston: Never leave a turkey in his care
||||||||| 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."
||||||||| "10:13 PM? 10:13 PM!!" says Catherwood, "bobbob should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as bobbob enters and sits in the comfy chair.
PrincipalPoop: right
DJTweeny: hello bobbob
cat plus: ive been involed in this knid of thing since pre-firesgin but i only dabble,
Beet: hey bob
PrincipalPoop: all hail bobbob
||||||||| 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: Bob bob bob Barbra
bobbob: ahem...greetings
cat plus: austin asked me to do this kinda thing and he's dead so maybe he's less dead by my doing this, if you get my meeting,
J A Myjetski: hi bobbob!
PrincipalPoop: salutations then
cat plus: if you get my drift
bobbob: just thought i'd give you a look-see, sniff out any subversives and such
PrincipalPoop: zombies, vampires or ghouls or something like that ok
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
EWeston: Take off your clothes and relax
PrincipalPoop: take a whiff on me....
Beet: are you the nsa guy?
bobbob: are we in danger here?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Plays at >> http://www.seemreal.com
EWeston: Gag! Pyramid's Revenge!
General Dysfunction: oh goody the nsa is still here
J A Myjetski: with the temps here, if you take your clothes off, relaxing will be one of the last things you'll be doing....
DJTweeny: haha
General Dysfunction: a frogly mandarin cloak
PrincipalPoop: temps as in temperature or temps as in hot sexy secretaries
bobbob: I received a suspicious invite here while on the twitter
cat plus: i have been immersed in firesonian almost since it existed, but la in those days was full of that kind of creativity
J A Myjetski: Either, Poop. Take your pick
PrincipalPoop: wipe yourself after you finish using the twitter
cat plus: hi bob. are a firesign fan?
PrincipalPoop: both, wow
EWeston: Good thing it wasn't a mysterious invite then
cat plus: this is one of the first things they ever did, before theri albums
bobbob: I think that is a creative malfunction. But, I regress
General Dysfunction: No Suspects Left!
J A Myjetski: Very wise, Poop. When given a choice, choose both!
cat plus: do you do creative things, bob?
PrincipalPoop: previous lifes or previous lives?
EWeston: This looks like a jog for , RecursiveMan
cat plus: i have never twitted.
PrincipalPoop: how do you do bobbob?
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
EWeston: Job too
Beet: he only inspects
J A Myjetski: me no twit, either
DJTweeny: Fun Charly Chan parody
EWeston: I used to inspect
||||||||| 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!"
PrincipalPoop: Quite. I mean quiet.
DJTweeny: I send out an announcement on Twitter every week
General Dysfunction: shhss
cat plus: i lost the ability to reproduce this collage because the drive the pieces of it were on crashed into unrecoverabilty
Beet: that was cool, cat
PrincipalPoop: poor tween, get a sniff and open that channel, hehe
General Dysfunction: stuffed up, really? Hmmm?
EWeston: It was fun fun fun till daddy took the inspector away
cat plus: glad you liked it, beet. firesign/bealtles was very much a creative union.
cat plus: the guys tlak a lot about that in theri dc show. do y'all have that?
||||||||| New notice: '** HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! **
Now playing: from the DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS Let's Eat broadcast collection
“NEW YEARS IN MIXVILLE”
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/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
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DJTweeny: yeah I caught something
DJTweeny: probably will end up being Glaubner's
cat plus: http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw
EWeston: Not Farmer's Long I hope
General Dysfunction: hope you recover quick
DJTweeny: thanks :)
PrincipalPoop: Can I have your computers if you die?
EWeston: Lung, sign typing in the dark excanging consenents
J A Myjetski: great collage, cat!
cat plus: thanks, jam
cat plus: thats' from quite a while ago
General Dysfunction: PP always the pragmatist
cat plus: i thought it sounded good with gimme immortality
J A Myjetski: you were so right, cat!
PrincipalPoop: I have never even been to Pragma
General Dysfunction: I love Pragma in the springtime
cat plus: next week part 2 of my pkd show
J A Myjetski: i used to like chick-o-stix!
EWeston: I think it's the F stop for the C minus bus
EWeston: But have you been to Arizona?
PrincipalPoop: check your brakes before you drive on that grade
cat plus: proc in endless interviews identifies himself as a teacher, teaching us to not fuck up the main messagoe of firesing is fight the power
PrincipalPoop: They told me I was born there, no, that was oklahoma, maybe spain
EWeston: They were cut fair an square
J A Myjetski: my grade is an A
J A Myjetski: A+
PrincipalPoop: I often contemplate your a-ness jam...
EWeston: Do you still have a Spainish suitcase?
J A Myjetski: when makes the grade one has a responsibility...
PrincipalPoop: is that like a French Pocket?
J A Myjetski: A Spanish Prisoner?
Rufus_T_Firetween: Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE, COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
EWeston: Maybe a French poker
General Dysfunction: a french air pellet
PrincipalPoop: Banko
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "10:32 PM and late as usual, it's NancyKat, just back from Funfun Town."
PrincipalPoop: ok, nancy
EWeston: A pallette in the air falls lightly upon her nose
J A Myjetski: hi nancy!
PrincipalPoop: brb
NancyKat: Hi, Poop!
EWeston: Nancee
NancyKat: 'Ello, all.
DJTweeny: Hey NancyKat
cat plus: hi nancy
Beet: Hi Miss Nan
EWeston: Her wig is outstanding
cat plus: i like that, ew
General Dysfunction: It's standing proudly over there
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
NancyKat: Ohhhhh, Beeeeeehiiiive......
cat plus: y'all know the eddie izzard joke aboutg flags
cat plus: if not, please google it.
cat plus: it's a main point in my new play
EWeston: Sentience might be just one perm away
cat plus: about phil and pete avoiding death.
DJTweeny: Izzard is cool
NancyKat: Bean watching things with my BF on hos only day off.
General Dysfunction: xray to zulu is so cautious
cat plus: revolution is just a t-shirt away, billy bragg
EWeston: The things things get up to
NancyKat: Zulus are Changry
cat plus: saw him twice in van.about as good as comedy gets
DJTweeny: “We stole countries with the cunning use of flags. Just sail around the world and stick a flag in. "I claim India for Britain!" They're going "You can't claim us, we live here! Five hundred million of us!" "Do you have a flag …? "No..." "Well, if you don't have a flag, then you can't have a country. Those are the rules... that I just made up!”
NancyKat: Not PEAnuts...PIGnuts
DJTweeny: - Eddie Izzard
cat plus: thats in act 2
EWeston: Lizzard is great. Can we trade him for Trump?
General Dysfunction: absolutely
cat plus: in this series, they talk about eddie lizard
DJTweeny: dunno, Trump's pretty good entertainment sometimes ;)
cat plus: i was obsessed with peanuts before firegisn
EWeston: Well he's great who ever he is
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| bobbob - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
PrincipalPoop: back, poor bobob
cat plus: double bob
EWeston: Unless he's Edie Gizzard, but that goes without saying
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out David Ossman’s book “MARSHMALLOWS AND DESPAIR” at www.davidossman.com
PrincipalPoop: anybody read his book chicken jazz or something like that
cat plus: dont we all become funnier by listening to them?
DJTweeny: nope
PrincipalPoop: sure we become funnier tween
EWeston: They can take some responsibily for how I talk. I spent many a dead watch reciting firedsign
Rufus_T_Firetween: Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE, COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
PrincipalPoop: oh, ew, you are such a tool
cat plus: i hope you all are hearing this in stereo
General Dysfunction: without the catfish
EWeston: Some edge eh?
cat plus: i programme my colalges based on more than one ear and they were the da vinci of sound
PrincipalPoop: rapier like wit, caw caww
Rufus_T_Firetween: amazing mixes
NancyKat: I can't eat Lobsters/ That's Shellfish!
EWeston: Crook crook sailor
cat plus: we can all do this
PrincipalPoop: rock lobster
cat plus: thats what pete always said. it's not that i'm doing somethihng wonderful, it is that you can too.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the new video of David Ossman and Phil Proctor at the LIBRARY OF CONGRESS >> http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw **
NancyKat: werewolf barmitzvah
General Dysfunction: i am my i
redbozoette: eye I
EWeston: That albatros is giving me the fish eye
cat plus: werewolves of london
NancyKat: Aye?
Beet: Someone was talking the other day about a show on Alzheimers and I said, "I forgot to watch it" and got a good laugh.
cat plus: ah hooo
NancyKat: Awoooooooo!
PrincipalPoop: how much is a tin of anchovy eyes now?
Rufus_T_Firetween: good one, Beet
cat plus: lol beet
PrincipalPoop: cruel beet, cruel lool
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
||||||||| 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!"
cat plus: i t folded in manila
PrincipalPoop: his hair was perfect
||||||||| 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
'
General Dysfunction: kitties in berets, ooooh, beware
PrincipalPoop: raspberry
EWeston: Thus dies all tyrant envelopes
NancyKat: General Dysfunction-Rathergood.com Tanz Mit Laibach...Stompy Kitties...
PrincipalPoop: give them enough rope
EWeston: Secure your flies!
General Dysfunction: doesn't take much rope
Beet: Flies Rights!
cat plus: we wont weigh em
||||||||| 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!"
J A Myjetski: i have seen the tomb of the unknown cicada
PrincipalPoop: ever seen a house fly or a sword fish?
General Dysfunction: aren't we all castillian
EWeston: House flies like a banana
cat plus: the known cicada might warrant knowledge of said
Beet: Well, have a good holiday everyone. Looking forward to next week's offering, Dr Cat. Thanks Dr Tween. Nite all.
J A Myjetski: love, love, love & gracious gratitude to all!!!
PrincipalPoop: let he who casts the first Lillian go first
redbozoette: Beet cat plus EWeston General Dysfunction J A Myjetski NancyKat PrincipalPoop redbozoette Rufus_T_Firetwee great great laughs thanks again
cat plus: bye all
PrincipalPoop: thanks, and HNY alll gosh
EWeston: Much lurv an a goodness year too youse all
redbozoette: happy new year fireheads
DJTweeny: nice Moodies cover of the John Lennon tune
PrincipalPoop: 2018 oh my
||||||||| "Hey PrincipalPoop!" ... PrincipalPoop turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 10:52 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
cat plus: lets hope next year will be better than this one
DJTweeny: hard to believe, eh P?
General Dysfunction: Much happy back to all of you, hold on to your hat for 2018
DJTweeny: yes indeed
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
||||||||| cat plus dashes out the back door as Mayor P'nisnose blasts through the front door holding a shotgun and shouting "Where's cat plus?! It's 10:54 PM and my ballot boxes haven't been stuffed yet!"
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'Deputy Dang', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 11:19 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the vestibule...
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| NancyKat - dead from measles
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| 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..
||||||||| "12:08 AM? I'm late!" exclaims Deputy Dang, who then scurries out through the french doors and down through the bushes.
||||||||| It's 12:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| General Dysfunction - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood stumbles in and announces "Presenting 'Oolbenite', just granted probation at 12:27 AM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| It's 12:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Oolbenite - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Kelcat - 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.
Not Ed: Pork?
||||||||| It's 1:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| J A Myjetski - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from jaundice
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| cease - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Beet - dead from the 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 2 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 2:10 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| EWeston - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 2:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from measles
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 2:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| redbozoette - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."


The Evening's Participants:
Beet
bobbob
cat plus
Cat
cease
DJTweeny
EWeston
General Dysfunction
J A Myjetski
Kelcat
llanwydd
NancyKat
Not Ed
PrincipalPoop
redbozoette
Rufus_T_Firetween
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=domm-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=gmiogmd-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=rnl-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
http://kurtericson.com/cat/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
www.davidossman.com
www.dishnuts.net
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw
http://www.seemreal.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philip_K._Dick



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