A Firesign Chat
07/05/2018




Archive

||||||||| Catherwood re-enters the Waiting Room and explains "This is the main discussion room which is logged each night."
||||||||| Catherwood announces, "The time is 4:33 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for July 05, 2018 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Outside, the 4:38 AM downtown bus from Billville pulls away, leaving Imp Patience coughing in a cloud of diesel fumes.
Imp Patience: Catherwood, tell the I tunes copy of On The Road its closed captioning is cute but self defeating due to slowness so do not type out.
||||||||| Catherwood walks right past Imp Patience
Imp Patience: Catherwood, pay the bills for Captain Jeepers.
||||||||| Catherwood steps over to Imp Patience and asks "Typing my name just to rile me, eh?"
Imp Patience: Catherwood get Sirius and cancel the websites subscription for your writers sake.
||||||||| Catherwood gets sirius and cancel the websites subscription for his writers sake.
||||||||| Imp Patience says "Catherwood, call me a cab." After the obvious joke, Imp Patience exits at 4:43 AM.
||||||||| Catherwood ushers DJTweeny in through the front door at 7:03 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
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.
: As I stand upon this empty stage, I'd like to sing A Little Song I Learned Upstream In Prison One Day Lyrics -------------------------------------------------- This land is made of mountains, This land is made of mud, This land has lots of everything For me and Elmer Fudd. This land has lots of trouser, This land has lots of mausers, And pussy cats to eat them when the sun goes down!
||||||||| New notice: '** There will be a Firesign Theatre/US Plus Stimulcast starting at 9pmET this evening. **
Warm-up music begins around 8:40pmET
You can join the streams now (NO AUDIO YET - just a chance for everybody to get connected)
128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music (Music about America)
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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||||||||| EWeston enters at 8:49 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and rushes off to the Hat Pack Annex.
EWeston: Hey Tweeny I think I'm back from the shadows
DJTweeny: Hi EW
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood announces: "8:51 PM and late as usual, it's Fukwad, just back from Funfun Town."
EWeston: Disarmed I'm sure
DJTweeny: Hi Fukwad lol
||||||||| "8:58 PM? 8:58 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Cease should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Cease enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
DJTweeny: HI Cease
EWeston: Hi Cease
Cease: HI chatters
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: A REPLAY OF LAST YEAR'S 4TH OF JULIE SHOW (DJTweeny Is Taking The Night Off)
Firesign's “BOOM DOT BUST”
Cat Collage “Phil, Phil & Associates”,
and from The Duke Of Madness Motors collection “The New China Revue”
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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||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood snorts derisively: "9:00 PM and late as usual, it's Not Ed, just back from Washington."
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, July 05, 2018 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
DJTweeny: Hi Not Ed
Not Ed: Hey there Tweeny
EWeston: Nien Ed!
Not Ed: thumbs up, all
Not Ed: hey EW
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 9:02 PM and Beet sashays out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
Beet: Howdy everyone.
EWeston: Deop the Grape Beet
Beet: Hi EW
Cease: Beet, Not
Beet: Greetings Dr Cease
Beet: Hi Not
DJTweeny: Hi Beet
Beet: Howdy Dr Tween
EWeston: Scott Pruitt is now waving and weeping
||||||||| 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!"
Cease: lol ew
Not Ed: lol
||||||||| Elmer Ho tiptoes in around 9:06 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last year's "unpleasant incident."
Not Ed: no more free cookies
EWeston: Extreme vetting you know. His replacement cut from the same cloth
EWeston: Ello Elmer
Not Ed: hardcore
Cease: Elmer
Elmer Ho: howdy EW
Not Ed: Top men
Elmer Ho: Cease!
Beet: Hey Ho
Not Ed: Hi EHo
Elmer Ho: are you lonesome, Beet?
Elmer Ho: huzzahs, !Ed
Beet: It's in the name
Not Ed: cheerz & such
Cease: Mr NPR has a great voice
Not Ed: but it's 1961
EWeston: Ran accross an old show called Whispering Smith. Starring Audie Muephy
Cease: sounds vaguely familiar, ew
EWeston: Murphy
Not Ed: Willie Murphy?
Not Ed: oh Augie Doggie
Cease: Are you still have problems with the chat, Tween?
EWeston: The WW2 hero. Not his last media effort. Not bad. The writters seemed to be obcessed with hydrochloric Acid as a plot device
Not Ed: Tween is in another dimension
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
DJTweeny: No Cease, Merlyn fixed the problem
DJTweeny: Hi Elmer
Elmer Ho: hi Tweeny
Elmer Ho: I am sad because my computer won't let me listen to the show
EWeston: Curb your instinctive hinks
EWeston: I have the audio on a separate computer myself
DJTweeny: Win 10, Elmer?
Cease: That's good.
Elmer Ho: Win 7
Cease: Tween, Not Elmer
DJTweeny: Hey, whatever works
Elmer Ho: working on it...
Cease: I'm runnig Win 7
DJTweeny: Windows Media player should play the streams if you enter the links manually
EWeston: The audio is on a laptop running W7
DJTweeny: but to make an internet stream clickable, you need to tell your browser what program should be associated with the .m3u extension
Elmer Ho: problem is with device settings - it keeps wanting to use my mic as the OUTPUT device (???)
DJTweeny: that's weird
Elmer Ho: thank you, Bill Gates
Elmer Ho: got it!!!
Elmer Ho: no thanks to Bill
EWeston: Did you forget to send him a Christmas card?
Elmer Ho: that must have been it... he can be easily slighted, for a guy who wears glasses
Beet: If Thomas Jefferson could see us now.
Cease: I think his eye would wander in the direction of the nearest young black woman.
Elmer Ho: I live in Tornado Alley, and it still is populated by ecologically irresponsible humans
EWeston: He'd never stop throwing up
Beet: Gotta fall back on something.
Beet: Love the Reverand.
DJTweeny: ** THE PROCTOR PODCAST - From the mind, and life, of comedy great Phil Proctor >> http://theproctorpodcast.podbean.com/
Elmer Ho: was just in the white trash mountains of Virginny over the weekend
EWeston: Don will try charming Ducati into replacing Harley. Fake news? Maybe.
Not Ed: how's uncle gumhummer?
Beet: What part of Virginny?
Cease: I've done two collages based on Phil's podcasts and just began work on a 3rd today.
DJTweeny: excellent, Cease
DJTweeny: you are a very productive human being
Cease: Orderded Ellison's biopic DVD and will create a collage mixing him with Firesigns soon
Cease: I follow my inspirations. Doesn't everybody?
EWeston: I'bee inspired to try kyaking
EWeston: Nope my inspration Mime mine mine!
Cease: Are they digging mimes out of mines these days?
Beet: Kayaking can be exhilerating.
DJTweeny: I'll bet it can
EWeston: Gonna creep around Puget Sound, wander up a few creeks, with my paddle
Elmer Ho: always nice to hear the local news
DJTweeny: Sounds cool, EW :)
EWeston: There is a creek on the west side of the Olympics labelled S Creek
Beet: I wanna go too.
EWeston: There's a number of places to rent one. That's my plan for tomorrow
||||||||| Catherwood leads Deputy Dang into the room, accepts a wooden nickel as a gratuity, mumbles something about 9:48 PM, then departs.
EWeston: Saw my first movie in a long time Deadpool 2 . Kinda fun/
Beet: Hi Dang
EWeston: Fang it Deputy
Cease: Dang
Deputy Dang: Howdy Partner!
DJTweeny: Howdy Deputy
Deputy Dang: G'day DJT!
EWeston: Wellcome Wagon
DJTweeny: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Cease: I used to have the script for this. No other way of deducing what Kongaroo is saying
EWeston: I catch an"I'm not interested" and little else
||||||||| Johan Amadeus Myjetski tiptoes in around 9:52 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last night's "unpleasant incident."
Cease: Something about Winebagos.
Beet: It's JAM!
Cease: Hi Jammy
EWeston: JAN man
DJTweeny: Hi Johan
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Good evening everyone!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Broken stations...
EWeston: Piled up in the foyer, smashed
DJTweeny: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Deputy Dang: Did I miss the link to the new DVD set?
Beet: Not Ed makes his appearance
EWeston: How do you get your hair to do that?
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
EWeston: Catherwood does clever native dance
||||||||| Catherwood strides alongside EWeston and mumbles "Would you like something?"
EWeston: Some morris dancing maybe
EWeston: Catherwood puts bell on
||||||||| Catherwood snubs EWeston
EWeston: Foiled again!
Cease: The ingredient i consumed over two hours ago has just kicked in.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : A finger in the light socket
Not Ed puffs on some Old Toby.
EWeston: Gangerous drugs? Good!
EWeston: Dangerous too.
Not Ed: Out of Road Apple Red.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Two hours to get off?
Cease: Gangs of ginger cats on drums
Cease: Yeah that is along time, Jam.
Cease: I have different strains and different meals and some take longer than others
Cease: just got this vape pen so it's a new thing for me.
EWeston: Lawyers in Love is a fun tune
Cease: tiz indeed
DJTweeny: It is EW, esp for me since I grew up near D.C.
DJTweeny: Saw the LIL tour, was wonderful
EWeston: Off an album with many good cuts
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : I was always impressed with 50s sci-fi films - the scientist who was falling in love with his lab assistant was always the one to defeat the giant mutated insects. Scientists Falling in Love.
Cease: I noticed that on MST3K, jam
Beet: You mean the Mantis? I just watched that one.
Cease: whar i disliked about the shape of water was that it was a bad 50s flick or comic. too formulaic even for that paranoia genre
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : So, please, you scientists - fall in love Today! It’s our only hope...
EWeston: Pausing occasionally to hose gown a giant bug with a handy flame thrower
Cease: i was told that when i was a kid in la in the 50s. a bit too young
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Them!
EWeston: Pw pew pew!
EWeston: Comet was playing an early Quartermass film last week
Cease: Daniel Shorr
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : The Hammer films quartermass films? They’re the best!
EWeston: The classicspaceman turns into a giant spider kinda film
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : If THEY could put Sputnik over our heads, the theory was they could put a bomb as easily.
Beet: A weird time to be a kid.
EWeston: Our intelligence agencies were helpfully hysterical about it
EWeston: Turns out some of Don's base are aware that they're being lied to, but they like it
DJTweeny: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
EWeston: Best police call of the week. A woman called 911 about a black woman smoking a cigarette in an open parking garage
Elmer Ho: Trumpism is basically a personality cult - issues, truth/lies, etc don't really matter
DJTweeny: shocking, EW
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
Beet: And to think this is the creation by somebody known as "God".
EWeston: They want liberal tears above almost anything
Elmer Ho: gotta run - it's been swell
Elmer Ho: traveling a lot, so don't know when I'll be able to partake again
Beet: See ya, Elmer.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Jim I was God, i’d say something like “you all chose that x nothing to do with me”
EWeston: Buh bye Elmer
||||||||| Around 10:23 PM, Elmer Ho walks off into the sunset...
Cease: Come again, Elmer
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Nite Elmer!
DJTweeny: Elmer is coming unglued!
||||||||| Captain Equinox flies in through the transom, landing on the bearskin rug. "Attention, solstice squad! After working a 12-hour day, I like to kick back and swill some juice out of a genuine Firesign coffee mug or Bear Whiz Beer stein!"
EWeston: An improper cure?
Beet: Good one.
Cease: Great flick, Tween
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Excellent episode, Cease!! Thanks!
Cease: I try and make them all excellent.
DJTweeny: ** Check out Cat’s Collage Archive at >> http://kurtericson.com/cat/
Beet: Successful so far.
Cease: This is Firesign Theatre chat after all. Mediocrity is not allowed.
EWeston: Episodiclly excellent
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : I know, but still, excellence should be acknowledged.
Cease: Next week part 4 of my Waste Quartet.
Cease: Then a couple of collages based on Proc's podcasts and then hopefully, Ellison Firesignland
Cease: Thanks, Jammy
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Ellison FST land... that sharpens my appetite!
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Can’ Hardly Wait, as Curly said
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Can’t hardly wait, that is...
Cease: If you recall my collage about my history with Firesign, Ossman talked about giving the script for By the Light of the Silvery to Ellsion for The Last Dangerous Visions. I go on from that.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Sounds like Dr. Strangelove
Cease: this does, yes
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : None of the guys ever impersonated/ imitated Sen. Everett Dirksen
Cease: Its hard to say what they've all done. Much of it is part of no archive
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Bubble gum cigars... hard to keep them lit...
Beet: You can bite the end off of it and chew it.
EWeston: I soak mine in kerosene
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : That must taste.... a lot!
EWeston: Keep the bugs away to.
EWeston: No good with cows though
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : & cows are no good with me
EWeston: Pay McManus claimed all he had to do was set up to fish a stream and a cow would appear at his shoulder to give him fishing advice
EWeston: Pat
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : You ain’t got no friends on your left...
EWeston: Never look a gift cow in the mouth
Cease: only a laughing cow
DJTweeny: haha
EWeston: That breath could rust bronze
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : No beef, no leather, no dairy
EWeston: No jello.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Nope!
EWeston: Leetlr beef, some leather, I motorcycle, I'm good with dairy
Deputy Dang: Hail Horus O'Day!
Beet: This has been a good Thursday chat. Thanks to everyone. Enjoyed the excellent collage, Dr Cease. Thanks to the allegedly absent Dr Tween. See everyone next week. G'Nite.
Johan Amadeus Myjetski : Love, love, love to all! Thanks Cat DJT, & everybody!
EWeston: Hail and rain fowvah! Nite all
DJTweeny: ** Thanks for listening, all… See you next week when we'll have Part 2 of The Big Broadcast of 1976 and Cat's final collage of his WASTE Quadrilogy
Cease: Next week!
||||||||| "10:58 PM? I'm late!" exclaims Cease, who then dashes out through the french doors and down through the flowerbeds.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| "Hey Deputy Dang!" ... Deputy Dang turns, and sees Bradshaw approching with the handcuffs, and is dragged away, screaming "it's only 11:00 PM, I don't have to go yet!"...
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Not Ed: Laterz!
||||||||| It's 11:10 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Johan Amadeus Myjetski - dead from the common cold
||||||||| 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 yaws
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Beet - dead from the yaws
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| EWeston - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| 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:
||||||||| Fukwad - dead from jaundice
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood enters, and announces to all and sundry "It's 4:32 AM, time to change the log file and clean out unused rooms; please exit the chat room for a minute or two. Thank you for your patience."


The Evening's Participants:

Beet
Cease
Deputy Dang
DJTweeny
Elmer Ho
EWeston
Imp Patience
Johan Amadeus Myjetski
Not Ed
URL References:
http://kurtericson.com/cat/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
http://theproctorpodcast.podbean.com/
www.dishnuts.net
http://www.firesigntheatre.com
www.firesigntheatre.com



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