A Firesign Chat
06/28/2018




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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 June 28, 2018 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood escorts DJTweeny in through the front door at 7:47 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
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||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
You can join the streams now (NO AUDIO YET - just a chance for everybody to get connected)
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||||||||| Catherwood sneaks into the room, and announces "Announcing 'Rufus_T_Firetween', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 8:32 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Genesis - “The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway”)
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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||||||||| Tough Tony enters at 8:41 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and scurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
DJTweeny: Hi Tony
||||||||| 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."
||||||||| Catherwood ushers llanwydd in through the front door at 8:44 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
llanwydd: hi
llanwydd: I'm early. wanted to hear the overture
Rufus_T_Firetween: Hi llan
Rufus_T_Firetween: Some of my favorite Genesis
llanwydd: yeah I used to have this album
Rufus_T_Firetween: Great swan song for Peter Gabriel's participation with Genesis
llanwydd: I had all the early genesis
DJTweeny: kewl
||||||||| Outside, the 8:47 PM bus from Funfun Town pulls away, leaving EWeston coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
DJTweeny: I always loved Gabriel's storytelling
DJTweeny: Hi EW
llanwydd: it was kind of a mistake for him to quit, I thought
EWeston: Howdy Tweeny Rufus TT an Ilan, Hope I can get audio tonight
llanwydd: Hi Wes
DJTweeny: He's had a pretty good solo career ;)
llanwydd: for sure
llanwydd: so in one sense it was no mistake
DJTweeny: Certainly changed the direction of the band
||||||||| "8:49 PM? 8:49 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Cease should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Cease enters and sits in the comfy chair.
llanwydd: Hi Cease
||||||||| Merlyn enters at 8:50 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Chapeau Manger.
llanwydd: hey moyl
DJTweeny: Hi Cease, Merlyn
Merlyn: Hey all
Cease: Hi chatters
DJTweeny: Trick Of The Tail and Wind And Wuthering were pretty much in the same vein as the Gabriel albums, but when Hackett left they really changed course into pop music
Merlyn: Harlan Ellison died, he was 84
DJTweeny: Not sure I know who that is
Cease: Another great loss
llanwydd: I read a couple of ellison stories
DJTweeny: ah, a writer
Merlyn: Fired by Disney in record time
llanwydd: repent harlequin was a pretty good one
DJTweeny: oh?
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Cease: Just tried to watch Dreams with Sharp Teeth I recorded from TV long ago but the videocassette is fucked so I just ordered the DVD
DJTweeny: Doesn't Taylor work for Disney?
Cease: Lots of great stories, but I loved his non-fiction best. wrote amazing essays and criticism
Merlyn: I think so
llanwydd: taylor who?
DJTweeny: Jessen
Cease: Did you meet him, Merl?
Tough Tony: Hi everyone! Sorry to hear about Ellison. Used to like his work.
EWeston: Eweeny I need something like a path or file name to put in a play list??
||||||||| Babe Boomer says “We’re Live On PBS!” in the video WEIRDLY COOL Catch Firesign’s Live TV Studio Performance On DVD!
llanwydd: aha
Cease: HI 2 books of TV criticism, the glass teat and the other glass teat are great
Merlyn: Ellison started work in the morning, made dirty jokes about the cartoon characters in the cafeteria with Walt's brother in the next booth, after lunch a pink slip was on his desk.
DJTweeny: EWeston: Eweeny I need something like a path or file name to put in a play list?? << to play the streams?
Cease: HI Tony
DJTweeny: They should be clickable
Merlyn: Cat, yes, he was at Minicon in 2006
DJTweeny: but can also just copy/paste into your player
Tough Tony: Hullo Cease
EWeston: Will try pasting one in and see what happens
Merlyn: Heh, the information page on Minicon 41 has his name as Harlan Ellison®
Cease: There was an Evening with Harlan Ellison put on by local SF radio show in mid 90s. He came around the full auditorium and shook the hand of everyone there. Really intense.
Merlyn: http://mnstf.org/minicon41/
Cease: Susan was really nice. Had me sign up for his fanzine Rabbit Ears. Got an issue not long ago
DJTweeny: If anyone knows of a link I can post for The Big Broadcast Of 1976, please let me know
DJTweeny: I couldn't find anything at Firezine
||||||||| 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 Captain Equinox falls out at 8:57 PM.
EWeston: Nawp tryed downloads and music. It says choose another location
DJTweeny: Hi Captain
Captain Equinox: Hiya, Kiddos!
Captain Equinox: Howdy, All!
Cease: HI Cap, EW
||||||||| 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."
DJTweeny: What player are you using, EW?
Captain Equinox: I'm no fun, I fell right over.
DJTweeny: Are you using Win 10, EW?
EWeston: I never get to a player. It won't accept the posted links as viable
EWeston: Yes on 10, woopie
DJTweeny: Well just open your player
DJTweeny: what's the default player?
Tough Tony: I'm using Windows Media Player on 10, if that helps at all.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
WELCOME TO THE FIRESIGN CHAT
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||||||||| Catherwood strides up and snorts derisively "Presenting '''Bob''', just granted probation at 9:00 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, June 28, 2018 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
DJTweeny: Hi Bob
Captain Equinox: *HONK HONK*
DJTweeny: Tough Tony: I'm using Windows Media Player on 10, if that helps at all. << yes please get together with EWeston :)
EWeston: I see acrobat, and no refernce to a player
''Bob'': Hi, all. Taking a break from a Glenn Gould marathon here at Chez Bob to join y'all. :)
Captain Equinox: Cool - LOVE GG!
EWeston: There's preobably a windows media player in there. Guess I'll look for it
''Bob'': I picked up the Complete Columbia Discography for (relatively) cheap a couple years ago, and FINALLY have the chance to sit down and rip/listen to it all!
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Ossman & Austin's
“THE BIG BROADCAST OF 1976”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out the FIRESIGN THEATRE at >> http://www.firesigntheatre.com
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''Bob'': My next disc to rip is Enoch Arden with, get this, Claude Effing Rains!
Captain Equinox: *honk honk*
''Bob'': HONK HONK!
DJTweeny: EW >> look for Windows Media Player
||||||||| Catherwood accompanies Beet in through the front door at 9:03 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Beet: Dear Friends!
||||||||| "9:03 PM? 9:03 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Elayne should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Elayne enters and sits in the comfy chair.
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
Elayne: Evenin' all. Can't stay long, having vision issues. Nothing major, I'm sure it'll clear up tomorrow.
Beet: Hi Miss Elayne.
DJTweeny: Hi Elayne
''Bob'': Without a vision, the fireheads perish. :(
DJTweeny: Hope your vision clears up quickly
Beet: Howdy Dr Tween.
Cease: HI El.
Cease: Glad you could join us for however long
Captain Equinox: Tiny?
Beet: Hey, Dr Tween, how do you type hello to me while you are broadcasting on mike? Pretty neat trick.
Cease: I thought this goes well after the Big Internet Broadcast of 96 Tween has played for us.
DJTweeny: Because I can be in two places at once :)
''Bob'': zing
Beet: Ah ha!
Cease: Yes, Cap. Ossman's wife in those days.
Cease: Bob, Beet
Captain Equinox: I'd know those boobs anywhere!
Beet: Howdy Dr Cease.
Cease: All of the Firesign wives have been very involved with their work.
DJTweeny: lol
Captain Equinox: Tiny and Anna Lee - The Four Tits!
Cease: Plus Phil's 3 wives and Pete's, uh, girl friends.
Beet: Captain! I'm shocked.
Captain Equinox: Actually , David coined that in DOMM (somewhere)
Beet: I see. Then it's OK.
Captain Equinox: Keep that screwdriver out of the wall outlet!
Elayne: Damn, this eye is really bothering me. I think that's it for me and the keyboard tonight.
||||||||| At 9:10 PM, Elayne vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
Captain Equinox: That's how I keep from being shocked
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and intones "Presenting 'Jay Pochapin', just granted probation at 9:11 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
Cease: By El
Cease: Jay
Beet: My father burned a few holes in my mother's favorite couch. She fumed of course. He just turned the cushion over.
DJTweeny: Hi Jay
Captain Equinox: Smokin'!
Beet: Hello Jay.
Cease: Eric von Hitler
Jay Pochapin: Yes. May I help you?
''Bob'': I thought the star of this show was named Shickelgr├╝ber?
Beet: The star of this show IS named Shickelgruber.
Captain Equinox: Damned Paper hangers!
Jay Pochapin: It's been years since I last visited a chat room! Thanks for the welcome(s).
DJTweeny: Good to have you here :)
Beet: Are you a Firesign fan, Jay?
Captain Equinox: She left with Miss Lili LaMonte!
Jay Pochapin: Yes, am a fan. Was them LIVE in Washington D.C. Back in '94.
''Bob'': The kids will never understand how important it was when you were expecting a long-distance phone call…
Beet: Virginia Mayo
Jay Pochapin: Make that *saw*...
''Bob'': He's got his dipthongs in a dither!
Captain Equinox: R-r-r-r-r-uffles nade R-r-r-r-r-r-r-ridges!
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** The Proctor Podcast - From the mind, and life, of comedy great Phil Proctor >> http://theproctorpodcast.podbean.com/
Cease: I saw them in 94 too, Jay. in Seattle
Captain Equinox: *have*
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Phil Proctor's new book is out! “WHERE’S MY FORTUNE COOKIE?” >> http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
Jay Pochapin: Used to own "Big Book of Plays and got autographs from all four guys.
Cease: I've made a couple of collages based on material from Phl's new podcast.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** New Firesign book “MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH” now available at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?books
Rufus_T_Firetween: kewl Cease
Beet: Dagwood's closet.
Cease: One more WASTE collage next week, then 2 Proctors, then I'll do a collage about Ellison.
Beet: Very cool, Jay.
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Rufus_T_Firetween: "Marching To Shibboleth: The Collected Plays of the Firesign Theatre"
Cease: Those of you who heard my collage about my history with the Firesigns may recall the bit with Elayne and Ossman on NY radio station where they talk about Ellison.
Captain Equinox: Whoops - gotta go.
Captain Equinox: Keep 'em Flying!
Jay Pochapin: Yeah. Can shame about Harlan. But at least he made it to 84! #RIP
llanwydd: tiyabitah
Tough Tony: Great news about "Marching to Shibboleth"!
''Bob'': Oh, Harlan Ellison? Cool. I mean, that you have the interview, not that he's gone, of course.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Firesign Books >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?books
Beet: See ya Cap
''Bob'': I was just re-reading "Repent, Harlequin" for the umpteenth time last week...
''Bob'': Mrreee mree
Rufus_T_Firetween: later Captain
llanwydd: I havent read any of ellisons full length novels, just a couple of short stories
Cease: YouTubes of Ellison plus his biopic which I just ordered, plus Firesign stuff, like all my collages
''Bob'': Would have been cool to hear Firesign dramatize that one.
Cease: synchronistic, bob
||||||||| 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!"
Jay Pochapin: "Repent" was my first exposure to him.
llanwydd: yes, I mentioned repent harlequin earlier
Cease: i dont remember the first ellison tale i read. too long ago
Cease: it's always time for a number
||||||||| 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."
''Bob'': I think I read one of his novels first. But I had a very good English teacher in Jr. High who assigned Repent. I didn't appreciate then what a gutsy move that probably was.
llanwydd: I have read only and one called I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream. another very good story
Jay Pochapin: Heard him tell THE funniest joke to Tom Snyder on the old "Tomorrow Show."
Cease: i think i read his Glass Teat column in the LA free press before I read his fiction
llanwydd: I read those in a collection of Hugo Award winning short stories
Cease: do you remember the joke, jay?
Jay Pochapin: Yes, but it',s a little to lengthy for this setting.
||||||||| 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."
Cease: there is a lot of humour in the biopic
Jay Pochapin: It involves an astronaut exploring Mars who meets a Martian.
Cease: on the snyder show, i remember him dismissing star wars as born again bullshit and really attacking Close Encounters for the idea that we can expect some higher powers to come and solve our problems. i thought that was quite profound
Beet: What is the title of the biopic?
Cease: oh yes, i just wathced that episode this afternoon, when i heard of his death.
Cease: Dreams with Sharp Teeth
Jay Pochapin: Noticed the Martian is short, green and wears a beanie.
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Cease: good punchline
Jay Pochapin: Asks the M, "Are they all like you?"
Beet: I'll see if I can find it, thanks.
Cease: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreams_with_Sharp_Teeth
Jay Pochapin: M anzwers , "yes" to the first two ?s...
Jay Pochapin: When asked about the beanie, he says, "Oh! Well, not the goyim!"
''Bob'': thunk thunk Is this thing still on?
''Bob'': There we go. I knew it just needed a good whack.
Jay Pochapin: Thank you I'll be here all week!
Jay Pochapin: Okay, nice meeting everybody! *heads for the door*
||||||||| Jay Pochapin departs at 9:35 PM, singing "Toad away, toad away; toad away, toad away! Where do you go when you're toad away?"
Cease: Glad to meet you, Jay
''Bob'': See you on the flip side, Jay
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Beet: Come back to see us again, Jay.
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "9:38 PM and late as usual, it's Johan Amadeus Myjetski , just back from Elmertown."
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Cease: It's Jammy!
Beet: And JAM appears!
DJTweeny: Coincidence?? I think not...
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi DJT. cease, beet, bob, & other new folks!
''Bob'': (Don't) kick out the jams!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : This has a Dan Hicks feel to it
Tough Tony: Hi Johan!
''Bob'': Who was that singing the male lead?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi Tough Tony! How are ya?
Cease: the group is called Cocktail
Cease: it does, jammy
Beet: Velly Interesting.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing – from the Box Of Danger collection “SNAKEHEAD SYMPHONY” **
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out BOX OF DANGER at >> https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook
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''Bob'': Love that ol' jug band groove.
Cease: there was always a lot of music in all the stuff the firesigns were involved with.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : I keep my baby, Ruth, in my pocket...
Tough Tony: I'm new here but loving it!
Cease: This chat has been going on since 1995.
''Bob'': Yeah, the Firesigns were the ones who originally turned me on to Helen Kane's "He's So Unusual" via the Martian Space Party tape. Love that song.
''Bob'': (And boy are we tired. rimshot)
DJTweeny: How long has it been in this webchat form (It was originally IRC)
Cease: Merl would know
DJTweeny: Glad you're enjoying yourself, Tony, hope you can become a regular :) (if not an ethyl)
Cease: Elayne too but she's long gone. The whole thing was her idea, an outgrowth of her Falafal zine
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
Cease: http://www.nilesritter.com/webdocs/firesign/firesign.html
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Great to have you here TT! Question for new chatters: what was the first FST album you heard?
Cease: I think Niles Ritter first put up a Firesign newsgroup in the early days of such things.
Tough Tony: I heard someone say "Malcolm X, John Lennon? Come in and dig your mother. And that was it. I was hooked.
Cease: I'm actually pre-album. Was listening to them on KRLA in April, 67 as the group was a-forming
Cease: Good hook, Tony.
DJTweeny: That's so cool, Cease
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** THE PROCTOR PODCAST - From the mind, and life, of comedy great Phil Proctor >> http://theproctorpodcast.podbean.com/
Tough Tony: It was 1970 and I was a college freshman. What could go wrong?
DJTweeny: heheh
||||||||| Catherwood steals into the room, and snorts derisively "Announcing 'Not Ed', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 9:50 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the anteroom...
Not Ed: Hello Tweeny
DJTweeny: Hi Not Ed
Not Ed: Hello All
llanwydd: hi ed
Cease: Not
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hahaha!
Not Ed: best, llan
Beet: Hey, Not
Tough Tony: Hi Not Ed. You're not Joe, are you?
Not Ed: cheers, C
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi not ed!
Beet: Greetings Llan
Not Ed: hey TTony
Not Ed: Hey JAM
Cease: Thursday isn't a humour-less day here.
Not Ed: & there's Beet
Not Ed: Here is Thursday pork
DJTweeny: Thursday, "It tastes like pork!"
Not Ed: Catherwood give everyone kind of pork
||||||||| Catherwood gives everyone kind of pork.
Not Ed: haha righto noto
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Now, my dad would see ito it we were ALL persecuted to the full extent of the law...
DJTweeny: Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Cat Simril Ishikawa’s
“WASTE 3 – Don't You Go To School?””
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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Beet: I look forward to these every week
''Bob'': Forget it, man. It's summer vacation.
||||||||| Outside, the 9:58 PM uptown bus from New York pulls away, leaving JT coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Cease: And I look forward to making them, Beet
||||||||| 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!"
DJTweeny: Hi JT
Cease: JT
Cease: one letter short of a jet
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Me, too, beet! Sometimes it is the major lift to my week...
Tough Tony: This has been great! I'll be back next week! Thanks, and sign it...
||||||||| Around 9:59 PM, Tough Tony walks off into the sunset...
Cease: if you're gonna go shopping for top of the line head phones, this is the album to listen to on them.
JT: Damn, late to the piss fest again.
Cease: by tony
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi JT!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Nite To y!
||||||||| At 10:00 PM, the lights go out! Rocky Rococo's voice pierces the inky darkness: "I've got you now, JT!" Shattering glass is heard, and then the lights come back on...
Not Ed: Yo JT
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Listen/Download Cat’s new collage “WASTE 3 – So You Don't Go To School” at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/#TRILOGIES
Not Ed: Cat are you into Joseph Campbell?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : I sure am, NotEd
Not Ed: Cool JAM me too
Beet: Hi JT
Not Ed: very tender baby worms
DJTweeny: grubs again??
Cease: I remember watching his TV shows with Bill Moyers ihn the late 80s, Not
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the recent TV movie Wasted by Anthony Bourdain >> http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeye/episodes/wasted-the-story-of-food-waste
Cease: This collage series is based on Bourdain's recent flick Wasted, about food waste.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out two recent Ideas programmes: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-hidden-power-of-food-finding-value-in-what-we-eat-1.4414810
Cease: I was half way into this collage when he killed himself. Never saw that coming.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out another recent Ideas show about restaurants which offers some good advice >> http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-restaurant-a-table-divided-1.4669493
Cease: which Tween just posted a link
Not Ed: those were great - a lot of folks started there - gateway campbell
Not Ed: Campbell/Moyers
Cease: Unlike Ellison, who has been on death's doorstep for a long time.
Not Ed: ever since his stroke
Not Ed: but who knows since then
Not Ed: love Ellison
Not Ed: love the story "Grail"
Cease: great writer
Not Ed: among many of his
Cease: very intense person
DJTweeny: Jerry Garcia on steel guitar on this song
Beet: What a greatsong.
Not Ed: great song Garcia played a mean steel Tweeny cool
DJTweeny: he did indeed
Not Ed: rem Garcia on steel on "Dirty Business"
Cease: didnt know that, tween. it is exquisite
||||||||| 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!"
Not Ed: he could real play it
DJTweeny: also on his first solo album Garcia
Not Ed: really I mean
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Cease - have you watched this documentary about a Georgia rancher going organic? https://youtu.be/UoQWLK8-CYE
Cease: thakns, jam
Cease: the more i've developed a taste for fine food, the more i'm see the philosphy of you are what you eat, a slogan from the firesign days
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : One thing he figured out was ammonium nitrate fertilizers killed to anaerobic bacteria in the ground
Cease: my farmer friends tell me of such things, jam.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : More accurately, you are what you ate...
||||||||| 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!"
llanwydd: in NYC he said bronx silverfish
llanwydd: when I saw them at Town Hall
DJTweeny: lol
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi Llan! Forgot to say hello, forgive me...
llanwydd: hi JAM
Cease: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Are_What_You_Eat_(film)
Cease: Firesign friend John Simon did the music, along with Peter Yarrow. Love their tune My Name is Jack
llanwydd: I saw that one, cat. with tiny tim?
Cease: yes.
llanwydd: he was hilarious
Cease: That's the one you just heard, CAST
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Listen/Download Cat’s new collage “WASTE 3 – So You Don't Go To School” at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/#TRILOGIES
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Wow! Paul Butterfield, too!
||||||||| 10:16 PM: The Electrian jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past hour!"
DJTweeny: Hi Electrician
The Electrian: YOu've been waiting for me.
Cease: Hi E.
Cease: Is your name Godot?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hiya Electrician!
DJTweeny: haha
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Good-o!
The Electrian: I want a planeload of cash and all those broken treaties!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Oil from the Indians, Dakota from the Indians, boom boom
Beet: We've been waiting for you, E
The Electrian: And Yankee pignuts!
The Electrian: Corn! Now we can make tortillas!
Beet: But you said that.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Not me! I’m waiting for someone like him!
The Electrian: Easily done, he's in the next cell.
The Electrian: Now you keep it sweet Beet!
Beet: Now listen here leafhaed, I'm gonna pluck you five ways.
The Electrian: Now now, fightin's out of style!
Beet: Fun's where the fair is.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hehehe! Now where’s that Whispering Wind?
''Bob'': Do you have any Bucky Fuller in this mix, Cease? Internet Archive has tons of Buck source material...
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Listen/Download Cat’s new collage “WASTE 3 – So You Don't Go To School” at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/#TRILOGIES
Cease: Good idea, Bob
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out the recent TV movie Wasted by Anthony Bourdain >> http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeye/episodes/wasted-the-story-of-food-waste
''Bob'': I downloaded hours and hours of video recently, but haven't been able to watch it all yet
The Electrian: Inflate your shoes and relax and vless you all.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out two recent Ideas programmes: http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-hidden-power-of-food-finding-value-in-what-we-eat-1.4414810
The Electrian: bless that is
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out another recent Ideas show about restaurants which offers some good advice >> http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-restaurant-a-table-divided-1.4669493
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : She’s right! Live it or live with it!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : This sounds like Phillip Glass
''Bob'': Yeah
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Music, that is
DJTweeny: Didn't know he was a farmer too
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : He raises keys and tempos, so...
DJTweeny: hahaha, good one :)
Cease: This is from Part 2 of the Big Broadcast of 1976
Cease: You'll hear it here next week.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : LOL! Haven’t heard this!
DJTweeny: You'll hear it next week :)
Beet: New to me too
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : It’s a reality, not a religion
Cease: I have much that most haven't heard, alas.
DJTweeny: Bring it forth, Cease, I'll play it :)
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Well, cease, you’re doing a damn fine job of introducing as much as you can!
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
''Bob'': Personally, I want kale that tastes like bacon
DJTweeny: Excellent, Cease :)
Beet: Cool.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Now playing: from the DOMM Dear Friends Broadcasts
“1970 MICHAEL CANTERBURY INTERVIEW”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
'
llanwydd: lol
Beet: I can do a Soupy Shuffle.
''Bob'': Well, I just rolled out of bed and there I was!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : We know for certain. For sometime in the beginning...
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : I thought he said Sufi shuffle...
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Now playing: from the DOMM Extras collection
“1970 MICHAEL CANTERBURY INTERVIEW”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
DUKE OF MADNESS MOTORS >> http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
'
''Bob'': Whirled Music
llanwydd: then defunct! LOL
Cease: 4 amazing intelligences at play.
''Bob'': Defunk? It smells like teen spirit.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hahaha!
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
||||||||| It's 10:40 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| The Electrian - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Nothing is so good for your health as a good, healthy laugh. Hahaha!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : The Electrician had a short somewhere...
llanwydd: I have never heard this before. this is hilarious
Beet: Anything for a laugh
Beet: Lit's hear it for Ray.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Love Bradbury’s works, & have since I was 12.
llanwydd: me too
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Illustrated Man was my first & fave
llanwydd: my first too. I was just about to say that
DJTweeny: "This is like one of them Ray Badberry stories!" ~ from the TZ episode Will The Real Martian Please Stand Up
llanwydd: I remember that, tween
DJTweeny: Serling apparently hasd a sense of humor ;)
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood pipes up: "10:45 PM and late as usual, it's Pico, just back from Elmertown."
Beet: My girlfriend used to say ad nauseum "So it goes." Drove me crazy.
Cease: Ossman dedicated Mark Time to Ray.
llanwydd: hi pico
Cease: Hy Pico.
DJTweeny: Hi Pico
Pico: Is Alvarado here yet?
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Actually, Martian Chronicles was one of the last that I got into
DJTweeny: a whole 8 minutes of show left
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Hi Pico!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Where’s Alvarado?
DJTweeny: ** Remember folks, the chat/show starts officially every Thursday at 9pm Eastern, with warm-up music on the streams starting around 8:40pm Eastern
Pico: So do you all know about the Roxy DVD coming July 24?
llanwydd: the illustrated man started me on sci-fi
DJTweeny: nope
Cease: A friend in Jr High turned me on to SF, starting with the Martian Chronicles. This was maybe 64,5?
''Bob'': Beet: I imagine that in the voice of Diane Keaton saying "la di da"
Beet: An English teacher of mine assigned Martian Chronicles. Only assignment I competed with great happiness.
llanwydd: I didnt like anything I had to read in school
Pico: It's available for pre-order on Amazon. "Just Folks Live at the Roxy".
||||||||| 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 the ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.com/firesign
'
Beet: Cool, Pico.
llanwydd: lol
Cease: How do you know that, Pico?
DJTweeny: kewl Pico
''Bob'': This chat is very bad for my Amazon spending habit.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : This is hilarious!
Pico: Look it up on Amazon.
''Bob'': https://smile.amazon.com/Firesign-Theatre-Just-Folks-Live/dp/B07C2ZL5TJ/
||||||||| 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!"
Beet: We are affecting the economy!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : & Economizing the affectation!
''Bob'': I like to think of as more of a spontaneous disorder
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Rancho Malariio
Pico: I pre-ordered mine: https://goo.gl/d8fMxd
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Cutting off the soles of my shoes...
Pico: Yeah, like Bob said. But its kind of vague whether the Roxy show is video or just audio. I suspect the latter.
''Bob'': On the bright side, I have now generated a whole $25.49 for my chosen charity.
''Bob'': Thanks for another fun show, Tweeny & Cease!
DJTweeny: Why would they need a DVD if it was just audio?
Beet: This was fun tonight. Thanks to everyone. Nice to see new folks. Great collage again, Dr.Cease. Thanks to Dr Tween of course. Nite all.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Love, love, love to all! Thanks for laughs, Cat, DJT, and everybody!
DJTweeny: Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
llanwydd: thanks tweeny and cat
llanwydd: nite
||||||||| llanwydd rushes off, saying "10:55 PM? Mark Time is almost on! Where's a radio?"
''Bob'': If you're up very late on Sunday, catch my weekly show on WCNI: http://radioeschaton.com/ Probably X-Day themed this week, with some Firesign, of course.
Cease: looks interesting, bob
''Bob'': Archived, too, if you're not up late, Cease. :)
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Cease: i'll check it out, bob
Cease: seey'all here next week.
||||||||| Cease leaves to catch the 10:58 PM train to Hellmouth.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Alvarado bounds in at 11:20 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Alvarado: Anybody seen Pico?
||||||||| Merlyn leaves to catch the 11:22 PM train to Minneapolis.
||||||||| It's 11:25 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Pico - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from The Plague
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Alvarado - dead from the yaws
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Johan Amadeus Myjetski - 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:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| It's 12:40 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Beet - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| ''Bob'' - dead from jaundice
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| EWeston - dead from The Plague
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Captain Equinox - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| 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''
Alvarado
Beet
Captain Equinox
Cease
DJTweeny
Elayne
EWeston
Jay Pochapin
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
JT
llanwydd
Merlyn
Not Ed
Pico
Rufus_T_Firetween
The Electrian
Tough Tony
URL References:
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio#DUKEOFPFTFTJ
http://firesigntheatre.com/firesale/firesale.php?books
http://firesigntheatre.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
http://firesigntheatre.com/pressrel/20171009.html
http://kurtericson.com/cat/#TRILOGIES
http://kurtericson.com/cat/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://mnstf.org/minicon41/
http://radioeschaton.com/
http://theproctorpodcast.podbean.com/
http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeye/episodes/wasted-the-story-of-food-waste
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-hidden-power-of-food-finding-value-in-what-we-eat-1.4414810
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/the-restaurant-a-table-divided-1.4669493
www.dishnuts.net
http://www.firesigntheatre.com
www.firesigntheatre.com
www.kurtericson.com/firesign
http://www.nilesritter.com/webdocs/firesign/firesign.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreams_with_Sharp_Teeth
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Are_What_You_Eat_(film
https://goo.gl/d8fMxd
https://smile.amazon.com/Firesign-Theatre-Just-Folks-Live/dp/B07C2ZL5TJ/
https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook
https://youtu.be/UoQWLK8-CYE



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