A Firesign Chat
03/01/2018




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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 March 01, 2018 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| 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 disembarks at 7:45 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.
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Rufus_T_Firetween into the room, accepts an I.O.U. as a gratuity, mumbles something about 8:04 PM, then departs.
||||||||| 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 (TV 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
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||||||||| llanwydd steps in at 8:44 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
llanwydd: howdy tween
llanwydd: thought I would come in early and listen to the warm up music
||||||||| Catherwood leads Cease inside, makes a note of the time (8:50 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
Cease: Hi folks
||||||||| It's 8:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| llanwydd - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
DJTweeny: Hi Cease
||||||||| "8:56 PM? 8:56 PM!!" says Catherwood, "rob should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as rob enters and sits at the bar.
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies llanwydd inside, makes a note of the time (8:56 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
DJTweeny: Hi llan, rob
llanwydd: hi
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing '''Bob''', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:57 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
DJTweeny: hi Bob
''Bob'': Wheee! Snow day tomorrow, so I don't have to get up early and teach an 8 a.m. class tomorrow! :)
Cease: Sounds like Zappa
||||||||| 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!"
''Bob'': "I am the slime"
llanwydd: so it is still snowing in some parts of the world?
DJTweeny: it is cease
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 8:59 PM, dragging EWeston by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Firehead?"
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
WELCOME TO THE FIRESIGN CHAT
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
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DJTweeny: Hi EW
llanwydd: hi wes
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, March 01, 2018 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
Cease: EW
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Peter Bergman’s “TRUE CONFESSIONS OF THE REAL WORLD” Here >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tcotrw-rv
||||||||| "9:00 PM? 9:00 PM!!" says Catherwood, "PrincipalPoop should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as PrincipalPoop enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
''Bob'': It's going back and forth between spring and winter on an almost daily basis here in upstate NY
EWeston: Good evening Tweny Bob Cease Llan rob and rufus
DJTweeny: I PrincP
Cease: Proc did an interview about Pete this morning.
''Bob'': Students were outside shirtless yesterday. Tomorrow, forecast is for a foot of snow. Crazy
PrincipalPoop: hi all and you too
Cease: https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/the-organist
Cease: Glen Banks posted this on Facebook recently. Interesting angle, the Firesign in Vietnam
EWeston: Prince O P
||||||||| InTheWood steals in around 9:02 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
EWeston: Hi Woody
DJTweeny: Hi InTheWood
Cease: https://www.spreaker.com/show/heart-to-heart-with-michael
Cease: This is today's interview
Cease: In
||||||||| 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!"
llanwydd: interesting bob. nino says you are in iowa
||||||||| New notice: '** WE’RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Proctor & Bergman’s “TV OR NOT TV”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out TV OR NOT TV at http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-lnitem=domm-rv
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PrincipalPoop: you mispelled hood bro
''Bob'': HONK! HONK!
PrincipalPoop: the voice of Tween marches on in March, beware the ides...
''Bob'': Sweet.
InTheWood: This 'Wood' is uptown. BRO.
Cease: Great book.
EWeston: Roger the cat has discovered his inner coil spring today
PrincipalPoop: you mispelled downtown, thats where the action is
EWeston: Side Town is were the unction is
''Bob'': It's where you can go when you're alone and life is making you lonely.
DJTweeny: and Beet's not here to hear his request :/
PrincipalPoop: anybody got any balloons?
PrincipalPoop: no more calls, we have a winner
PrincipalPoop: insert here
EWeston: Fall off there
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “TV OR NOT TV” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-ln
PrincipalPoop: be open with me vagina
''Bob'': Clark Cable. Heh. Never noticed that one before
EWeston: Meet you in the upchuckium
PrincipalPoop: the reproducer
EWeston: Cousin of the predeterminator
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
PrincipalPoop: Uncle of the denominator
EWeston: And the remainder?
||||||||| 9:11 PM: Igor jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
InTheWood: That's a division we'll long to see.
DJTweeny: Hi Igor
PrincipalPoop: you mispelled reminder
||||||||| "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!"
EWeston: I'm doing the pathagorean mistake
Cease: Iggy
llanwydd: kali yuga is a hindu term
InTheWood: You're right to see that angle.
PrincipalPoop: not a mistake, the doppler effect
EWeston: That spinning sphere fooled me
||||||||| Catherwood enters and asks "Is there anythynge you want? By that I mean Anythynge You Want To, Shakespeare's Lost paperback Comedie in pre-electronic book form!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “TV OR NOT TV” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-ln
EWeston: Sing it Pete!
PrincipalPoop: is that your hypotenuse or are you just happy to see me?
Cease: The Heart to Heart interview is quite moving, Phil remembering Peter
PrincipalPoop: what was 5 is 2
EWeston: Some how I got charged for 181 degrees
InTheWood: Most degrees cost thousands in loans. Yours too?...
Igor: OK, I guess that this doesn't work on my phone unless I am listening to the same thing.... so, enjoy all!
||||||||| Around 9:17 PM, Igor walks off into the sunset...
PrincipalPoop: ok igor, huh?
EWeston: I got a deal on Ebay four for five scents
PrincipalPoop: phew
Cease: When I was a student, universities were cheap.
EWeston: They didn't say pleasent scents
||||||||| ??? steps in at 9:19 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
PrincipalPoop: who is ???
DJTweeny: Hi ???
||||||||| 9:19 PM -- ??? left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
EWeston: When one question isn't enough
Cease: Bergman taught a course in comedy at UCLA at one point.
InTheWood: There's only one way to find out...
PrincipalPoop: and we had colleges too
||||||||| 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!"
EWeston: Shy I duess
PrincipalPoop: or coy
EWeston: Colleges of collages
PrincipalPoop: to buy the president some hash
InTheWood: Ah, that Moscow Memory...
Cease: Proc goes into considerable detail about the song and the girl it's about in his new book.
||||||||| 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 Deputy Dang plummets into the garden at 9:22 PM.
PrincipalPoop: ten hut, oops nevermind
Cease: Deputy
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Bottles inside, makes a note of the time (9:23 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
EWeston: Park your cruise deputy
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Deputy
Deputy Dang: Howdy!
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Bottles
EWeston: Bottles here, now?
PrincipalPoop: smooch bottles
Cease: I'll try anything.
Bottles: Hello boys
PrincipalPoop: gosh, a balcony we could do shakesphear from
Cease: Proctor got more out of that one trip to Russia than all his many other travels, it would seem
llanwydd: when did he go to russia?
Cease: 59
llanwydd: wow
PrincipalPoop: the same group as bill clinton I think...
EWeston: A flying buttris for the ages
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'Mudhead', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:26 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the sitting room...
Cease: Muddy
EWeston: Heya Mudhead
llanwydd: hi mudhead
Mudhead: Howdy
PrincipalPoop: as dolly partons newborn child said, All for me???
DJTweeny: Hi Mudhead
PrincipalPoop: hey muddy
DJTweeny: Mudhead, I hear you guys are getting some serious weather up there
DJTweeny: lol PP
Mudhead: gettin ewady for it, got my vodka bottle ready
EWeston: Whay a blast!
PrincipalPoop: probably needs updating, used to be kate smith and then sophia loren
InTheWood: Starting tonight, it all blows over with the Nor'Easter.
PrincipalPoop: what is ecology?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “TV OR NOT TV” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-ln
Bottles: It had benn snowing in Santa Barbara.
EWeston: Its very electric, and dangerous
InTheWood: It'll be just a short swim to my car.
PrincipalPoop: sniff, yeah the ah, sniff, snow, sniff
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
Bottles: A great sandstone building.
PrincipalPoop: never go out without your charger card, how true...
Cease: Who knows what a JD is anymore?
EWeston: They've cut it with corn starch
PrincipalPoop: you mispelled JC
DJTweeny: A DJ who plays records backwards?
EWeston: Jubbynal Dissicant
PrincipalPoop: I shot JR
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
DJTweeny: lol
DJTweeny: That was my guess EW
||||||||| Outside, the 9:34 PM uptown bus from Hellmouth pulls away, leaving Sally coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Cease: 50s phrase.
DJTweeny: Hi Sally
||||||||| Not Ed sneaks in around 9:34 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
EWeston: Lo Sally
||||||||| Call me Eddy! an American now enters at 9:34 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Hat Pack Annex.
Not Ed: Pork?
DJTweeny: Hi Not Ed
InTheWood: Kind of.
EWeston: Not Ed again?
llanwydd: hi American
DJTweeny: Hi Eddy
Cease: Sally, Not
PrincipalPoop: bottles and Sally, and mister long name
EWeston: An Eddy
Not Ed: cheerio Tweeny
Sally: Hi
EWeston: Uh!
||||||||| 9:36 PM: Call me Eddie! jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past half hour!"
PrincipalPoop: I'll bill you later.
Not Ed: evening C, EW, all!
Cease: Hi Call me
PrincipalPoop: is that you Izzard?
EWeston: Skitso swikes again!
PrincipalPoop: kid x and the us kids
Cease: Tween, it seems every time you play a request, the requester isn't here to hear it.
DJTweeny: 'tis a bit odd, cease
Sally: This is making no more sense than it did when I listened in 1971 on vinyl.
DJTweeny: lol
Call me Eddie!: I don't know why you people think this is magic, it's just this little chromium switch here.
EWeston: Some kind of negative quantum phase space effect, no doubt
PrincipalPoop: as long as it is not making any less sense than then
DJTweeny: 1973, actually
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "9:39 PM and late as usual, it's Pup tent, just back from Hellmouth."
Cease: Is it supposed to make sense?
DJTweeny: Hi Pup tent
EWeston: A dwellor in the pup tense?
PrincipalPoop: don't be a pedantic DJ....
Cease: Pup
Sally: I meant the last time I listened to them was 71
EWeston: If it does then I'll stand trial
Pup tent: Right over there I think.
DJTweeny: ah...
PrincipalPoop: open your mouth and say ahh...
EWeston: Huh?
PrincipalPoop: how do you do that tween?
DJTweeny: "I don't know..."
Bottles: Roll up your arm and bend over.
PrincipalPoop: what made you think of 1971 and firesign again sally, do you want regular or premium?
EWeston: Wait a minute I don't want to leave
DJTweeny: or ethyl
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
PrincipalPoop: merman or mermaid
EWeston: We've got avgas in the back
Sally: My freshman year in college, 1971, was when I discovered Firesign Theater.
||||||||| 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!"
Cease: you're their target audience, sally.
PrincipalPoop: a different world back then, almost animal house
llanwydd: cool!
Sally: Sex, drugs, and rock n roll!
||||||||| 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."
Not Ed: thanks for playing TVONTV Tweeny
llanwydd: great album
Not Ed: Yay Sally
InTheWood: It's a terrific bio!
PrincipalPoop: in that order or what?
Not Ed: It's punsplosive
Not Ed: (TVoNTV)
EWeston: Is there an index?
Not Ed: Of course not lol
PrincipalPoop: there was an appendix, it was removed
Not Ed: haha PPoop
Cease: actually, only a Picture of Peter's face.
PrincipalPoop: that was his face? ok, if you say so
EWeston: check his feet for eyes
PrincipalPoop: there is a lot of leguin online,again, ok if you say so....
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s
“URSULA K LE FIRESIGN”
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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Cease: hours of interviews with her.
PrincipalPoop: Hi Ursula
PrincipalPoop: What if?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Cat’s new collage “Ursula K Le Firesign” is now available at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Cease: it was hard to use just the small amount of her that i used inh the two long collages.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Le Guin interview by the Nation magazine from 2014 >> https://www.thenation.com/article/video-ursula-k-le-guin-on-listening-to-the-unheard-voices/
||||||||| 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."
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** 2-part Ideas programme about Le Guin >> http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/remembering-ursula-k-le-guin-1.4502514
Cease: this is from Red Shift.
Cease: Back to The Nation interview
||||||||| It's 9:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Pup tent - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
PrincipalPoop: brrrrrr
EWeston: She was at one of Kesey's later Be Ins in Eugene Ore.
Cease: i didnt know that, ew
EWeston: Read a story about a couple. The wife was communicating with nature spirits
PrincipalPoop: peyote or rum or what?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Plays at >> http://www.seemreal.com
EWeston: Pixies possibly
Not Ed: trippy stuff Cat - I love UKLG!
PrincipalPoop: ahh, a fairy tail
Not Ed: word for world is forest
Cease: Good to hear, Not.
EWeston: With freeze cured cider
Not Ed: a wizard of earthsea
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Not Ed: the lathe of heaven
Not Ed: amazing books, all
EWeston: And a charming lady
Not Ed: sure seems so in interviews - would have loved meeting her - never did
Cease: i just re-read The Dispossessed a few weeks ago. Stunningly good
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
Cease: Austin does this in two different shows on DOMM
Not Ed: dispossessed is amazing
Not Ed: maybe her best novel
Rufus_T_Firetween: yes, I recall that cease
Not Ed: "best"....
Not Ed: indeed C
PrincipalPoop: was the sequel The Repossessed?
Not Ed: great piece
Not Ed: no spoilers PPoop
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** If you're on Facebook, you can Like the official Firesign Fan Page here >> https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208 - and if you’re on Twitter and would like to get official Firesign tweets, follow @FiresignNews - there are also a couple of other unofficial Facebook fan pages at >> Chromium Switch - https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf - and Firesign Theatre - https://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/
PrincipalPoop: oh you
Not Ed: Austin could really write - I mean they all four of them were amazing but I have a special space in my head for PA
Not Ed: it's a soft spot right here
Cease: Yes he could, Not.
Not Ed: Catherwood give everyone a hot buttered groat cluster
||||||||| Catherwood brings everyone a hot buttered groat cluster.
EWeston: Our ship of state is now a rubber duck
Not Ed: collage in collage
PrincipalPoop: careful with that dingy
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Not Ed never graduated from collage.
EWeston: Hillary is hiding on a iceberg with an internet server and her sniper rifle
||||||||| 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 A Congress of Senators plummets into the garden at 10:08 PM.
Not Ed: I saw her out by the woodpile
EWeston: I got a BS in sculpture myself
A Congress of Senators: Never give a robot gum
PrincipalPoop: or use magnets near them
EWeston: We're not having a parking problem today are we, all these senators
A Congress of Senators: Never club, swindle, or mutilate a robot
Not Ed: or magnetic gum
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi Congress
A Congress of Senators: or put him in an old car and roll him off a cliff
A Congress of Senators: Remember, be fair they are not programmed for defense.
Not Ed: Ossman's radio voice
EWeston: An no death rides into stars
A Congress of Senators: Pirate picture intercepted. Screen cleared.
Not Ed: no death marches in march pleez
PrincipalPoop: so that is what they say there...
Not Ed: ten huts
||||||||| 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!"
A Congress of Senators: Pass the ketchup Heinz!
Cease: This sounds like the descrption of city Shavek goes to in The Dispossessed.
Not Ed virtually moons the NSA peepers.
A Congress of Senators: Bear Whiz, it's in the water!
EWeston: Another rare and bloody steak?
Not Ed: Catherwood give everyone a tall glass of meat.
||||||||| Catherwood gets everyone a tall glass of meat.
A Congress of Senators: Punch 8 - 5
PrincipalPoop: insert here, for a charge
EWeston: Staple when ordered by, PD
A Congress of Senators: I've got the pliers jammed in the board.
Not Ed: indeed C
PrincipalPoop: We take drugs seriously at our house
A Congress of Senators: What was 5 is 2, what was 2 is 1, and what was 1 is nothing, ok?
EWeston: Apply lithium jelly liberally
Not Ed: A land of sounds and titties
Not Ed: sorry heh
EWeston: An merkins
A Congress of Senators: I will repeat that for those of you on drugs.
PrincipalPoop: ed ed ed, not, not, not, wash your fingers and hands with soap
EWeston: Just sounds like all boogies to me
Not Ed feels...I don't know...self-sullied, and weeps profusely then gets over it.
Not Ed: Hi I'm back
A Congress of Senators: Come on boys, let's do the Hun!
EWeston: I laughed I cried I fell down It changed my life forever The end
PrincipalPoop: I need a ruling about titties, we are not allowed to see them, but can we say the word?
Not Ed: any chance of Proctor or Ossman attending chat in near future Tweeny?
EWeston: If you need a ruler for titties. Your doing it wrong
PrincipalPoop: is this the archies? betty and veronica singing?
Not Ed: only Tweeny rules, and he sure does!
PrincipalPoop: to each their own Ew.
A Congress of Senators: They showered him the glittering tin bodies of their household gods, some of the mI recognized!
PrincipalPoop: dr pepper
Cease: This is C J Li.
EWeston: Sure go against nature and see what it does to your 401K
PrincipalPoop: been there, done that, no t-shirt
Cease: This is me talkking to Ossman from 1996, about working with Le Guin
A Congress of Senators: They call everybody sugar!
Rufus_T_Firetween: they haven't contacted me, Not Ed
Not Ed: Okay here's hoping Rufus!
Rufus_T_Firetween: Having trouble getting Skype working on my new system
EWeston: Mine got me some shoe taps
Rufus_T_Firetween: really got screwed up after M$ bought it :/
PrincipalPoop: water effects, hehheh
Not Ed: Ossman's comments here about How Time Flys--precious
Cease: there is interest for the ear in all of firesign's work.
Not Ed: Sorry to hear the Ruf
Cease: this is An Eye for An Eye, the artifact of which he speaks.
Not Ed: "that" not "the"
PrincipalPoop: nice coral effect there
PrincipalPoop: my tide pool got warmer all of a sudden
llanwydd: I almost deleted my skype today, tween
PrincipalPoop: nope, got cold again
Rufus_T_Firetween: I don't blame you
EWeston: My pegmatites are acting up again
PrincipalPoop: I have not used it since the takeover
llanwydd: are those miniature pygmies wes?
EWeston: They dream of being on stage, but no dancin pleez
PrincipalPoop: pegma is a form of smegma
EWeston: Granitic intrusions by day. starving actors at night
EWeston: Good places to find gem stones
llanwydd: I have been an actor but never starving
llanwydd: does anybody starve in america anymore?I hope that problem has been solved
InTheWood: We're all actors here!
EWeston: They feel it gives them an edge
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Cat’s new collage “Ursula K Le Firesign” is now available at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Le Guin interview by the Nation magazine from 2014 >> https://www.thenation.com/article/video-ursula-k-le-guin-on-listening-to-the-unheard-voices/
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** 2-part Ideas programme about Le Guin >> http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/remembering-ursula-k-le-guin-1.4502514
EWeston: We have malnutition in the country
EWeston: malnutrition
llanwydd: well that is certainly true
Cease: This was done for a radio staiton in Ashland, Oregon.
DJTweeny: Hunger in America: 2016 United States Hunger and Poverty Facts - https://www.worldhunger.org/hunger-in-america-2016-united-states-hunger-poverty-facts/
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out Cat’s Blog at >> http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/
Cease: the blog is the opposite of hunger in america.
DJTweeny: hahaha
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| A Congress of Senators - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
DJTweeny: or malnutrition
PrincipalPoop: or Mertz
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out David Ossman’s book “MARSHMALLOWS AND DESPAIR” at www.davidossman.com
EWeston: The Dutch may have a good model for growing food that may become more popular.
PrincipalPoop: I am not eating tulip bulbs
DJTweeny: lol
EWeston: Have a nice yam
PrincipalPoop: well blow me down sez Popeye
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
||||||||| 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: Anybody have any requests for future shows? (not that you'll show up to hear them ;)
PrincipalPoop: titties
DJTweeny: haha
EWeston: Green smoothie for Popeye!
DJTweeny: more full frontal nudity, gotcha P
EWeston: Equal time for welk porn!
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
PrincipalPoop: lawrence? ewwww but to each their own...
||||||||| 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
'
EWeston: A man has to do what a man has to do. And I did it over there.
PrincipalPoop: and you won't be back until you are finished over there....
Deputy Dang: Where's the gold?
InTheWood: Here. Corn.
EWeston: Now we gonna get down. We gonna boogie till we puke
||||||||| At 10:48 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, llanwydd!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
PrincipalPoop: sutters mill? klondike?
PrincipalPoop: night llan
Cease: by llan
EWeston: Your niegborhood batholith
PrincipalPoop: the community tubolith
''Bob'': Whoa!
PrincipalPoop: thanks cease, wow
EWeston: Well sure there's the obvious choices, and army doctors, almost fergot
Deputy Dang: that was pretty awesome
EWeston: Enjoyable cat
Deputy Dang: gnight all
PrincipalPoop: thanks tween, all, have a Super March
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
||||||||| 10:52 PM -- PrincipalPoop left for parts unknown.   (Entry from Nick Danger's "Idiots I Have Been Paid To Follow").
Cease: i hope ursula would have liked it.
Deputy Dang: thank you DJTweeny et al
DJTweeny: you too P
InTheWood: Thanks Cease, Tweeny, Cat!
||||||||| At 10:52 PM, Deputy Dang runs out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
||||||||| At 10:52 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, InTheWood!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
Cease: glad you did.
Cease: Part 2 next week
||||||||| "10:54 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Cease, who then dashes out through the french doors and down through the brambles.
||||||||| It's 10:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Call me Eddie! - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
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 intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Call me Eddy! an American now - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| 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 the fiddlers
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| rob - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Sally - dead from measles
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| ''Bob'' - dead from the yaws
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Mudhead - dead from the common cold
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| EWeston - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Bottles - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."


The Evening's Participants:
''Bob''
A Congress of Senators
Bottles
Call me Eddie!
Cease
Deputy Dang
DJTweeny
EWeston
Igor
InTheWood
llanwydd
Mudhead
Not Ed
PrincipalPoop
Pup tent
Rufus_T_Firetween
Sally
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tcotrw-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=tont-lnitem=domm-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
http://seemrealland.blogspot.ca/
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/remembering-ursula-k-le-guin-1.4502514
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://www.facebook.com/groups/21145641274/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/50372982074/?ref=br_tf
https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Firesign-Theatre/282668140208
https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/the-organist
https://www.spreaker.com/show/heart-to-heart-with-michael
https://www.thenation.com/article/video-ursula-k-le-guin-on-listening-to-the-unheard-voices/
https://www.worldhunger.org/hunger-in-america-2016-united-states-hunger-poverty-facts/



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