A Firesign Chat
03/15/2018




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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 15, 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 8:31 PM.
||||||||| 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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||||||||| Catherwood escorts Rufus_T_Firetween in through the front door at 8:32 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Pink Floyd)
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 leads Bottles. in through the front door at 8:43 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 8:46 PM, dragging johan amadeus myjetski by the hair and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yo-yo?"
||||||||| Ralph enters at 8:47 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Hat Pack Annex.
DJTweeny: Hi Bottles, Ralph
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
johan amadeus myjetski: have you ever heard Richie Havens' version of this song?
Rufus_T_Firetween: Wow, no
johan amadeus myjetski: Oh, and Hi DJT, ralph, et al
||||||||| Catherwood enters with EWeston close behind, mumbles something about disrupting his 8:50 PM tree-stunting plans, and scurries off to the anteroom.
DJTweeny: Hi EW
EWeston: Good evening campers.
EWeston: Anteroom? I thought it was the ant room.
DJTweeny: catherwood, please give EW an ant farm
||||||||| Catherwood gives ew an ant farm.
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 8:54 PM and Cease bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
DJTweeny: Hi Cease
johan amadeus myjetski: he does it over an indian raga style drone. it's fabulous!
Cease: Hi all
EWeston: Kuwel
DJTweeny: haha
johan amadeus myjetski: Hullo Cease!
DJTweeny: This song features Stephen Hawking on vocals
EWeston: Cease who do you stand on ants
Cease: What a greasy grape
Cease: this is wonderfull, tween
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Stephen Hawking >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking
johan amadeus myjetski: love it! so sad to see him go!
Cease: i try not to stand on living beings
DJTweeny: appropriate :)
Cease: when he was 21 he was told he would die momentarily. did that inspire him to his genius? who knows but we all benefit/
EWeston: My cats keep walking in front of me. So far they are undented
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
WELCOME TO THE FIRESIGN CHAT
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
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||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, March 15, 2018 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
Cease: thank you, dishnuts
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:00 PM and Elayne bounds out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
johan amadeus myjetski: think about it - we're all under such an uncertainty of our time here. keep talking!
Elayne: Evenin' all!
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Beet into the room, accepts an I.O.U. as a gratuity, grumbles something about 9:00 PM, then departs.
Beet: Evening all. Hope everyone is doing well.
johan amadeus myjetski: hi elayne!
Beet: Hi elayne
EWeston: Elayne and Beester
johan amadeus myjetski: beet, daddy!
Beet: Howdy EW, JAM
Cease: Elayne!
||||||||| 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: I hear Eye heart radio is going bankrupt
Cease: We are blessed by your rare appearance
DJTweeny: Hi Beet, Elayne
Beet: Howdy Dr tween
EWeston: They pay Rush L's salary
Cease: Funny story about chief dan george blessing someone on tonight's collage
Cease: did i mention i had dinner next to rush a few weeks ago?
Beet: Wow
Cease: i did not recognize him, but his voice boomed over the restaurant
Beet: Hello from the satellite
johan amadeus myjetski: oh, cease, i'm so sorry! I was hoping you meant getty lee & friends
||||||||| Catherwood leads Not Ed in through the front door at 9:03 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "9:03 PM and late as usual, it's Charos, just back from Elmertown."
Not Ed: Pork?
Cease: hpoe you dont get blown up, tween
Beet: R.I.P.
Charos: What century is this UI from???
Not Ed: Hey E & EW
Beet: hi charos
Cease: Hi Charos
Not Ed: Cheers Beet & C
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Firesign Theatre’s
“RADIO NOW LIVE !!”
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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Elayne: I got an interesting email today. Someone wants a copy of the Susskind show on which Firesign ghested.
||||||||| 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."
Beet: Hi Not
Elayne: Who has that?
EWeston: Naughty Ed
DJTweeny: Hi Charos
Not Ed: JAM & Bot, wazreal
Charos: That does not seem to work on my Mac
Cease: isnt it on the new dvd, el?
Not Ed: Hey Tweeny
Not Ed: Ralph!
EWeston: An Chares
johan amadeus myjetski: hi not!
Elayne: I mean, I own it, but I wanted to know where she can get it...
DJTweeny: Charos, if you have any questions about how to use this chat, just click on the question mark at the lower right corner of the page
Elayne: What new DVD, Cat?
DJTweeny: Hi Not Ed
Beet: I would like to know where to get a copy myself
Charos: Cute! The link above does not seem to work on my mac.
johan amadeus myjetski: and it's turtles all the way down
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 9:06 PM, dragging mahatma57 by one foot and asks "Can anyone vouch for this Yahoo ™?"
Cease: Everything you know is wrong
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Charos!
Cease: maybe not
EWeston: Hi Mah
Beet: A mahatma!
Cease: i have a copy i got from you and alan gross
Elayne: I wonder if I should send her to Airship Alan, I think that's where I got it.
Not Ed: Hi mahatma
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Elayne: Airship Al it is, then.
mahatma57: Mahatma Gumby!
Cease: good idea, el
Not Ed: Cheers, Char
johan amadeus myjetski: hi mahatma fiver-seven!
||||||||| "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!"
Cease: doc tech said he got a lot of firesign archival material from him recently.
Cease: have you contacted al since he got out of the hospital?
Not Ed: cool C
DJTweeny: Hi mahatma
Cease: ghandi or et?
Charos: Got it. Small dying creatures indeed!
||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and pipes up "Announcing 'Bottles ', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:09 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
Elayne: Damn, I don't have Airship Al's email. Can someone message it to me?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “RADIO NOW LIVE !!” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=rnl-ln
Not Ed: for radio show lovers only https://archive.org/details/OTRR_Home_Page
mahatma57: I have just returned from Rome. Look at this grape!
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Cease: i'll have a bottle, or twp
Elayne: Maybe I'll mjst send her to DocTech then.
EWeston: What has happened to your nose?
Elayne: I'm waiting to hear from him, he had a job interview a few days ago and I'm hoping it went well.
Bottles : I was on the other side
EWeston: Someone had to be
Cease: Delighted Al as been on an upward trajectory.
Cease: Always a good direction for an air ship
Elayne: Thanks Cat.
johan amadeus myjetski: wishing AA positive buoyancy
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Stephen Hawking >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking
Bottles : They have women and pigs and everything.
Cease: Best guest the Simpsons ever had
Beet: All the best to our dear Airship.
Elayne: Al may be here tonight, he's a semi-regular.
johan amadeus myjetski: best guest on Star Trek TNG, too!
Not Ed is actually making pork.
johan amadeus myjetski: making pork what?
Bottles : Stephen is into the groove.
EWeston: But why when they fall over are they no longer fun?
Not Ed: Hawking was Einstein in our time
Not Ed: Cosmology rules
johan amadeus myjetski: Passed away on Einstein's birthday
DJTweeny: He was indeed, Ed
DJTweeny: fitting
Bottles : Yes
Not Ed: amazing JAM
EWeston: Also on 3-14 the first three numbers of pi
DJTweeny: interesting...
Cease: Not, I was thinking the same thing today
Beet: And Pi(e) Day (3.1415)
johan amadeus myjetski: Pi day!
Bottles : Beyond our understanding? Weirdly cool.
EWeston: Porn was then invented
johan amadeus myjetski: so reet, bottles!
Bottles : It was 3/14. Holy macrel.
Elayne: Thanks for playing How Time Flys, my favorite "solo" Firesign album.
||||||||| 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!"
Bottles : It
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: David Ossman's “HOW TIME FLYS”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out HOW TIME FLYS at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=htf-rv
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Bottles : Or mackel
Beet: This is a masterpiece.
EWeston: Or machrel
DJTweeny: Seemed quite appropriate for Stephen Hawking, Elayne :)
Bottles : How do one spell it?
DJTweeny: it is
EWeston: Maybe mackral
johan amadeus myjetski: I have been getting into a 50s sci fi tv show for kids called Captain Z-Ro. Time traveling ship zx-99
EWeston: Mackrele per mine dictionary
Bottles : Fan mail from some Flounder?
Cease: Hawking's death is both surprising and not surprising. He's in 2 places at once
Not Ed: Can I get a witness?
EWeston: The Dictionary of eye watering words Under grad edition
johan amadeus myjetski: he's better now
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “HOW TIME FLYS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=htf-ln
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Stephen Hawking >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking
Bottles : Awesome Cease.
Not Ed: Quantum Hawking - well poot C
Beet: He's probably glad to be rid of that particular mortal coil.
Not Ed: released into the cosmic cosm
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
Not Ed: yeah Beet
johan amadeus myjetski: he did a pretty good job with that particular coil, in spite of everuthing
Not Ed is preparing a porkfest.
||||||||| PrincipalPoop tiptoes in around 9:26 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
Bottles : Peace and out folks. Thanks for real. "What'
EWeston: Ello Pooper
DJTweeny: Hi PrincP
Cease: keep well, bottles
Beet: Yes he did masterfully well.
johan amadeus myjetski: Nite, Bottles!
PrincipalPoop: ciao bottles hi all
Beet: Hi Poop!
Not Ed: Hawking and his ilk are the closest humans to the "mind" of "god"
Cease: hi poop
Not Ed: later Bot
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
DJTweeny: did you get it from US Plus, Not Ed?
johan amadeus myjetski: hi poopsy!
Bottles : Thanks y'all. What is real? The last reel.
Not Ed: Hi PPoop
||||||||| 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!"
PrincipalPoop: how old do you think you are now?
Not Ed: lol Tweeny
EWeston: The anti denuement
Not Ed: only as old as the last time I changed my mind (Tiny Dr. Tim)
Elayne: Is Namland the sameas Nambia?
PrincipalPoop: how do you make antifreeze? Hide her woolen nightie...
||||||||| 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."
EWeston: Vietnam land I think
DJTweeny: lol P
Beet: Rivers may indee be only a memory at some point.
PrincipalPoop: play tape 53 again please
PrincipalPoop: I remember Joan
johan amadeus myjetski: I remember mama...
EWeston: Don will personally replace them all. Such rivers as have never been seen
johan amadeus myjetski: He does rivers better than anybody he knows...
EWeston: Bow to War of Worlds sound effect
Cease: tweeny, meet tweeny
PrincipalPoop: This whole place is abandoned sez Tweeny
DJTweeny: ha, never noticed the WoW effect
EWeston: Gia was just telling him yesterday what good rivers he'll make
johan amadeus myjetski: "I want to ride those skies of black, I want to see for myself, and see me coming back..."
PrincipalPoop: Karmen Gia?
PrincipalPoop: like a phoenix
EWeston: Joanie Louise
DJTweeny: English Sunset is some great Moodies
johan amadeus myjetski: Sure is!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Stephen Hawking >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking
PrincipalPoop: heaps of changes
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “HOW TIME FLYS” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=htf-ln
EWeston: Heaps of coal, and pork.
||||||||| 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: reminds me, I need to clean out my drawers too
johan amadeus myjetski: LOL!
EWeston: Use napalmolive
Beet: walt'sdeadnow enterprises
DJTweeny: Austin did such an excellent Nixon
Cease: lol
||||||||| 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: alritesremoved
PrincipalPoop: nepalolive for the heights of cleanliness
EWeston: For those really crusty edges
johan amadeus myjetski: Mmmm many buy people worry about their inflation in the future
Cease: his artificial welcome
EWeston: Air hoarding the newt hobby
PrincipalPoop: kidnapped during
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
||||||||| "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!"
johan amadeus myjetski: recycled carbon? Is that Soylent Green?
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
DJTweeny: could be...
EWeston: Just my blackened briefs
PrincipalPoop: I wish I had some company and some good dope too
DJTweeny: don't we all
johan amadeus myjetski: dope & companies do seem to go together like... like....
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
Cease: phil's book is a deep dive into firesign
DJTweeny: you need to wear a wet suit whle reading it?
PrincipalPoop: Some of this is real.
EWeston: Say good night Gracie
Elayne: "Circus? You shoujld have seen the circus I used to have..." Cracks me up every time.
PrincipalPoop: hoho
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
||||||||| 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."
PrincipalPoop: Hey there :) Earth says helloooo
Cease: this album is endless in the pleasure it provokes
johan amadeus myjetski: just a blimp on the radar...
Beet: amen
EWeston: Wanna join a pryamind sceme?
||||||||| Catherwood escorts AirshipAl in through the front door at 9:55 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
PrincipalPoop: no I don't. but thanks for offering, hi al
Elayne: Oh dear, Wolfman Jack. I think that's where I get off...
AirshipAl: Did I hear blimp???
EWeston: Maybe yes. Maybe no
PrincipalPoop: personal details I but ok
PrincipalPoop: E
mahatma57: "Claps for the Wolfman"
Cease: Hey Al!
Elayne: Hey Al! Do you know who has the best duplicable copy of the Susskind show? Someone emailed me about that today.
Cease: You uplift us all
Beet: Wolfman commenting on everything.
EWeston: The lack of comprehension
DJTweeny: Hi Al
johan amadeus myjetski: Buoyancy to the Airship Al!
Cease: Elayne, you're not going to stick around to hear part one of my Chief Dan George collage/
AirshipAl: Hi all! I've been donating my extensive airship collection to the University of Akron! http://www.uakron.edu/im/news/significant-airship-collection-lands-on-campus/
Beet: Evening Al. We were just talking about you. Hope you are OK.
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Bottles into the room, accepts a wooden nickel as a gratuity, mutters something about 9:58 PM, then departs.
Cease: Akron is so lucky
Elayne: Sorry Cat, Robin's already in the Land of Nod, and I'm nodding that way myself.
Cease: I couldnt get off the struff
Elayne: So cool that the collection has a good home, Al!
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
AirshipAl: Elayne---my Firesign 3/4 " master videos are with Taylor Jessen in California. He has the Susskind master.
EWeston: There may still be a blimp hidden in the walls somewhere in Ackron
Bottles: It was weird on the other side of the record
mahatma57: Al, Do you know Patrick Russell?
Elayne: Ah, Taylor. Thanks!
EWeston: Much saner on this side
AirshipAl: Yes Mahatma. Pat's a good friend.
Cease: well, chick out the archives. did you listen to my leguin shows the last couple of weeks? i sent them to the woman we made them and she was delighted
PrincipalPoop: were you a chief petty officer onboard the Nimitz airship? your face is familiar.
Elayne: Thanks so much Tween, wonderful to hear that again.
Beet: Fantastic
||||||||| Elayne is defenestrated just as the clock strikes 10:00 PM.
mahatma57: Here too..
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Bottles: Not insane!
EWeston: A toke for Stephen
PrincipalPoop: prove it bottles, hahahahahaa cough cough
Bottles: Yes yes.
mahatma57: Tweeny, you sound like you are reading from a script.
AirshipAl: mahatma, you'll enjoy this videeo!!! https://www.facebook.com/AirshipAl/videos/o.117325408284330/10203038364173737/?type=3
PrincipalPoop: isn't it called copy?
Cease: Al, do you have Americathon?
DJTweeny: Sometimes I am, mahatma ;)
Cease: I just used a taste i got from yuoutube for my new collage
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Firesign's “TEMPORARILY HUMBOLT COUNTY”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out ELECTRICIAN at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wfte
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Bottles: A little Egyptshine a little Egyptsheen.
AirshipAl: Cease---I don't think so but I do have Gothamathon!!!
Cease: wow
Bottles: Great google
Cease: i can pay amazon or somesuch to download thier version but, no thanks
Bottles: Great google
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and announces "Presenting 'llanwydd', just granted probation at 10:04 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
llanwydd: howdy folks
johan amadeus myjetski: Gotta make a phonemail,i'll be back to the front with you all in a bit.
EWeston: Hiya Llan
DJTweeny: Hi llan
PrincipalPoop: mathon into wear hi ll
Beet: Evening Llan
Cease: i know it was badly butchered from the original proc/berg script but at least it put words into the mouth of chief dan geroge and money in his pocket
Cease: hi lllan
AirshipAl: The P & B version isn't commercially available, as far as I know.
Bottles: Great googly moogly! I couldn't spit it out.
PrincipalPoop: i don't care about your personalty quirks jam
AirshipAl: mahatma---How do you know Pat?
EWeston: I can hack it up, if that works
llanwydd: we respect you savages. lol
EWeston: Swell buncha miners
mahatma57: "It's a Butte" "No, it's a mound" "Right pretty one, too.."
Cease: al, if you google it, yuou can buy it. but it's not worth it
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
PrincipalPoop: agnes morehead
EWeston: I thought it was Steve Reeves!
mahatma57: Al , we met at Tommy Nevins (RIP) and bonded over FS
Bottles: And why is it you drink Timmy me boy?
PrincipalPoop: from tierra del fuego
Beet: Ah, Custer Memorial
AirshipAl: By the way, Doc Tec is in the process of digitizing my Firesign audio cassettes!!!
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Cease: Great news, Al
PrincipalPoop: make sure he wipes his digits afterwards
llanwydd: I hardly remember cassettes
mahatma57: I do audio reatoration as well.
Bottles: It
llanwydd: my cassettes usually got eaten by my tape players
PrincipalPoop: reat reat
AirshipAl: Lots of rarities. Over 45 casswettes!!!
EWeston: Some horn sections should be condemed
AirshipAl: cassettes
Beet: I'd love to hear such a treasure
Beet: classic
Cease: i'm wet with compassion
AirshipAl: mahatma---Did you watch this yet??? https://www.facebook.com/AirshipAl/videos/o.117325408284330/10203038364173737/?type=3
Beet: This'll be good
Cease: Slay Wa Tooth
PrincipalPoop: akron has the airships, which university should house the firesign collection?
mahatma57: I have Naks. Dragon and CR-7A
Beet: UCLA
EWeston: Solid State
AirshipAl: Poop---the Library of Congress!!!
PrincipalPoop: something more cozy
EWeston: Stuffed Bear State
Beet: LOC does eem to appreciate Firesign
/FONT> New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s
“CHIEF DAN GEORGE MEETS THE FIRESIGN THEATRE”
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/'

PrincipalPoop: next to the sarah palin room at the university of alaska?
AirshipAl: Head's up, folks. Luke Poling is working on a Firesign documentary.
Beet: This sounds like chants I have heard from the South Pacific.
mahatma57: David O just shipped his garage full of priceless artifacts to the LOC. Safe travels..
PrincipalPoop: the loc is doing it, ok ok
Beet: At least they will be safe there.
mahatma57: Love Jim Pepper..
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Today is a Good Day on the CBC biography series, Life and Times >> http://filmcatalog.nmai.si.edu/title/1399/
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Exhibit about George at the North Vancouver Museum >> https://nvma.ca/exhibits/
EWeston: Nobody tell Jeff Sessions were they are.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Witchi Tai Toe by First Nations jazz musician, Jim Pepper >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Pepper
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Even before they became the Firesign Theatre, Ossman, Austin and Bergman were doing radio programmes about the American Indian on KPFK and their influence on Firesign is obvious from their plays >> http://www.newagefraud.org/smf/index.php?topic=288.0
Beet: Great voice
Cease: me too, mahatma
DJTweeny: a really good early Dustin Hoffman movie with Chief Dan George >> Little Big Man (1970) - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065988/
Beet: sad
Cease: I have been greatly influenced, hopefuly in a good way by contacts with first nartions people and ideas'
Cease: my daughter was in the same grade in high school with dan;s grandson
DJTweeny: cool, Cease
mahatma57: DJT, I saw LBM in the theater when it came out and it had a profound effect on me..
AirshipAl: It's been surreal. I gotta take this phone call. Night All!!!
Beet: "Seeing you again makes my heart soar like a hawk."
EWeston: Alla best Al
Cease: keep well, al
Beet: See ya Airship.
DJTweeny: as was said earlier in the collage, Dan George really shattered the stereotype of the Nactive American, and that movie was a big part of it
||||||||| At 10:21 PM, AirshipAl scurries out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
DJTweeny: *Native American
Cease: when i first herad that. i thought it was batallion, not Italian
PrincipalPoop: that is super cool of him to donate that to akron, I hope he is ok...
Beet: Of course it IS flat
EWeston: Places to park your blimp all over town!
PrincipalPoop: do these pants make my blimp look fat?
DJTweeny: This is really cool, Cease :)
Beet: Yeah this is good
EWeston: Pack it with ice and ask me again
Cease: Tween, that;s why I do them
PrincipalPoop: ouch, just plain ouch
Cease: this is from the earliest days, pre firesign.
Cease: well, pre productive firesign
EWeston: Coward, hand me my sword flask
Cease: the guys were betwixt by indian stuff, both norht american and india
Beet: I have always been facsinated by gypsies.
Cease: Firesign were Way into this guy, Crais Carpenter, still talk about him.
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
EWeston: Tragicly ironically they are Ayran
Cease: Jusar googling him, it's seems he was more of a scammer than a messenger.
Cease: do you have the linlk about thisk tween?
DJTweeny: sure, I'll post them all again
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Today is a Good Day on the CBC biography series, Life and Times >> http://filmcatalog.nmai.si.edu/title/1399/
||||||||| 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: ** Exhibit about George at the North Vancouver Museum >> https://nvma.ca/exhibits/
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Witchi Tai Toe by First Nations jazz musician, Jim Pepper >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Pepper
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Even before they became the Firesign Theatre, Ossman, Austin and Bergman were doing radio programmes about the American Indian on KPFK and their influence on Firesign is obvious from their plays >> http://www.newagefraud.org/smf/index.php?topic=288.0
Cease: From at least 66
||||||||| 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: i got this from packer, firesign archivist, long ago.
PrincipalPoop: the hippie movement and beatnik movement, lots of movements
Cease: i hpoe those radio free oz shows are eventually released
llanwydd: love this song
Cease: me too, llan
EWeston: The other side was constipated
Cease: would llove to hear it done by a good singer
PrincipalPoop: packed with ice no doubt
llanwydd: lol, cat
llanwydd: thought he had learned to sing
||||||||| 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: is this lou rawls?
EWeston: Those days you couldn't get relief via mailed dry ice.
Cease: I'm thinking Rondstadt in her prime, or Jennifer Warnes?
Beet: lol
PrincipalPoop: instead of ice they used whatever they could find...
llanwydd: I would rather hear bob sing his own songs even if he cant sing
EWeston: Some times they had only the ice in their diamonds. So sad
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out David Ossman’s book “MARSHMALLOWS AND DESPAIR” at www.davidossman.com
Beet: cool
PrincipalPoop: zim bob waaaaay
Cease: this is part one of my chief dan george project. it is wonderful for me to learn so much about this inspiring man
DJTweeny: inspiring indeed
Beet: And it's great that you are passing this along to us, Cease. Much appreciated.
PrincipalPoop: oh heck, I thought you said chief dam gorge project.
Cease: some of the words he spoke were written by proctor and bergman'
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: from Firesign’s All Things Firesign (NPR) compilation “THANKSGIVING, OR PASS THE INDIAN PLEASE”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out All Things Firesign at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=atf-tl
'
PrincipalPoop: progress hooo
EWeston: Regress ooooh
DJTweeny: This version is from the All Things Firesign album
PrincipalPoop: act chalant or nonchalant
||||||||| Catherwood tosses another cheese log on the fire and intones, "If you want to keep the cornstarch off your mukluks this season, buy a hoodie or a sweatshirt at the Firesign corner Cafepress store."
DJTweeny: The one NPR said they wouldn't play because it didn't make any sense ;)
Cease: Beet, I am lucky to some exent to have all this Firesgin stuf, but I've been colecting it since Firesign started'
Beet: I am envious at your dedication and the resulting gold mine.
||||||||| New notice: '** THANKS FOR LISTENING, ALL! **
Thanks to Radio Free Dishnuts, www.dishnuts.net, for providing the streaming server for the simulcast :)
Be sure to join me (Kurt in Austin) for my live RADIO FREE ROADKILL show from 6-8pm EST every Sunday at www.dishnuts.net
Listen to my show archives and ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
'
Cease: Beet, well, somebody's gotta do it.
PrincipalPoop: cat was around before cassettes and thank you tween and all
Beet: Well, another stellar evening. Fabulous collage, Cat. Thanks everyone. Thank you, Dr Tween. G'Nite all.
EWeston: All my family has some indian DNA so I guess we may all become indians
PrincipalPoop: bonne march
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
||||||||| PrincipalPoop is kicked out just as the clock strikes 10:56 PM.
EWeston: Agreed Poopster. Thanks all an Cat for his good work
||||||||| Catherwood says "10:57 PM, time for SOMEONE to leave!", grabs llanwydd by the collar and gives 'em the old bum's rush out the door
DJTweeny: RIP Stephen Hawking
||||||||| Cease leaves at 10:59 PM, singing "Oh, I'm just a little fishy, floating in the sea, and there ain't no hook that's smart enough to catch the likes of me..."
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Bottles - 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:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from the common cold
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Bottles - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 11:55 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from the common cold
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| mahatma57 - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Bottles. - dead from the common cold
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Charos - 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:
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski - dead from jaundice
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:25 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Ralph - 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:
||||||||| Beet - dead from dengue fever
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 1:55 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| EWeston - 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
Bottles
Bottles
Cease
Charos
DJTweeny
Elayne
EWeston
johan amadeus myjetski
llanwydd
mahatma57
Not Ed
PrincipalPoop
Rufus_T_Firetween
URL References:
http://filmcatalog.nmai.si.edu/title/1399/
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=atf-tl
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=htf-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=htf-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=rnl-ln
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=rnl-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=wfte
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
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065988/
www.kurtericson.com/txroadkill/roadkillshow
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=8134&loclr=eanw
http://www.newagefraud.org/smf/index.php?topic=288.0
http://www.uakron.edu/im/news/significant-airship-collection-lands-on-campus/
https://archive.org/details/OTRR_Home_Page
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Pepper
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Hawking
https://nvma.ca/exhibits/
https://www.facebook.com/AirshipAl/videos/o.117325408284330/10203038364173737/?type=3



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