A Firesign Chat
04/14/2022




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 4:32 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for April 14, 2022 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 Rufus_T_Firetween disembarks at 3:00 PM.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 1 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
visit Firesign's web site at www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com
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||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 2 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
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||||||||| It's 3:00 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "3:00 PM and late as usual, it's Tweeny, just back from Billville."
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 6 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
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||||||||| "3:00 PM? 3:00 PM!!" says Catherwood, "Rufus_T_Firetween should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as Rufus_T_Firetween enters and sits in the comfy chair.
||||||||| Catherwood enters with DJTweeny close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 3:00 PM tree-stunting plans, and rushes off to the Aviary.
||||||||| 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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||||||||| A time machine materializes at 3:00 PM and johan amadeus myjetski steps out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music – HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICHIE BLACKMORE-VILLAGE LANTERNE
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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DJTweeny: Hey johan
||||||||| 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!"
DJTweeny: This music is not exactly like what he did with Deep Purple ;)
johan amadeus myjetski: hi djt!
johan amadeus myjetski: yeah, really - sounds more like Clannad
Tweeny: Blackmore's Night - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackmore's_Night
johan amadeus myjetski: that really sounds like Moira Brennan - singer with Clannad & older sister of Enya
johan amadeus myjetski: isn't though
Tweeny: Candice Night
||||||||| other computer enters at 3:00 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Haberdashery Barn.
Tweeny: but yeah, very Celtic
Tweeny: Hi other
||||||||| Catherwood strides up and intones "Presenting 'Cease', just granted probation at 3:00 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
johan amadeus myjetski: very SteelEye Span-ish
DJTweeny: allo Cease
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi Cease!
DJTweeny: yes it is
DJTweeny: got the audio OK Cease?
johan amadeus myjetski: nrn
johan amadeus myjetski: brb
johan amadeus myjetski: i'm Bach!
johan amadeus myjetski: Hullo other!
Cease: hi all. i'm just taking pix of the screens of both computers to show the store when i go there on monday. alas, closed until then.
Cease: not on this one, obviously tweeny or other wouldnt exist
DJTweeny: always remember, computers make your life easier...
DJTweeny: a little Deep Purple in that one
other computer: lol
||||||||| 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
(streaming server graciously provided by Radio Free Dishnuts - www.dishnuts.net)
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johan amadeus myjetski: tes a Deep Mauve...
DJTweeny: heheh
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, April 14, 2022 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
Cease: instead of the usual choice whether i want to use : open with Windows Media Player, ina box that says Opening Tweeny.m3u, which has been the same as long as there's been an audio componenet to chat, i get something called Groove Music which doesn't allow me to open chat
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Now playing: from Firesign Theatre's LIVE AT THE MAGIC MUSHROOM
“A SHADOW MOVES UPON A LAND”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
Check out THE MUSHROOM PLAYS at >> http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio
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||||||||| Beet bounds in at 3:00 PM carrying an obsidian door knocker.
Cease: i thought we should listen to this one because ossman talked about it at length in the Jonesy interview we heard recently
DJTweeny: Sorry Cat, I know nada about Windoze
Beet: Howdy Folks.
DJTweeny: You Beet
johan amadeus myjetski: hi beet!
Beet: Hi, Mr JAM
DJTweeny: *Yo Beet
Cease: hi beet. never had this problem before. also can't send email. need to get this thing exorcised.
DJTweeny: (Beet knows he is Beet)
Beet: Evening, Dr Tween
Cease: i will try it on my ancient mac, but my equally ancient computer runs it fine. that's Other.
DJTweeny: You bet, Beet
Cease: nice to have 3 computers, even if 2 of them are 18 years old.
DJTweeny: Hey whatever works Cease
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
johan amadeus myjetski: many masters are known to heve created their masterpieces with old, worn out tools...
DJTweeny: I'm using 2x 2010 and 1x 2013 Macs at the moment :)
Cease: they can probably vote.
DJTweeny: Whatever does the job
Beet: Hi, Dr Cease
johan amadeus myjetski: i'm on a 2012 mac meself
Rufus_T_Firetween: old Mac hardware is sturdy
johan amadeus myjetski: bricked due to "no more OS updates will be available."
Cease: hey, i just finished a book called The Nutmet's Curse by Amitav Ghosh which has a LOT about this very topic,
Cease: nutmeg
Cease: as in the spice.
johan amadeus myjetski: for the late 2012 models. the 2013s CANstill update
Tweeny: Subject for a new collage, Cease?
Cease: lol
Tweeny: Nutmeg Firesigns
Cease: actually my next collage will be about Canadian scientist David Suzuki, who almost single handedly dragged ecology into our national consciousness through his weekly tv show
johan amadeus myjetski: why not, cease? better to laugh at it than cry over it
Cease: first i gotta this machine functiioning properly. i'll helping Lili connect with Ossman to produce the missing Mushroom show, Last Tunnel to Fresno
johan amadeus myjetski: well, i kinda like DS
Cease: you're familiar with Suzuki? rare in a yankee
johan amadeus myjetski: i'm from the south - we don't like being called yankees (smiles)
johan amadeus myjetski: but i am familiar with ol' Dave
Cease: you'e all south of us, except your alaskans
Cease: in an interview recently celelbrating his 85th birthday (he's the same age as ossman) he talked a lot about pissing into the stream, so naturally....
johan amadeus myjetski: true enough
Beet: Some Liverpudlians called me a Yank once. It was quite a shock.
johan amadeus myjetski: only thing worse that a Brit calling us yanks ics colonists
Cease: us canucks are called yankees in other countries too.
johan amadeus myjetski: is calling us colonists
Beet: ouch!
Cease: the nutmeg book is basically about colonization and its evils
Cease: check it out from your library
johan amadeus myjetski: to paraqoute Tolkein, colonization just means they gey it & we don't
Cease: is that in lord of the rings?
||||||||| 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!"
Cease: knock knock knock
Beet: I'm starting LOTR movies again.
johan amadeus myjetski: when Frodo & the boys get back to the Shire, they find it taken over by folks called 'sharers' which meant they get everything & we don't
Cease: ah yes
||||||||| 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!"
johan amadeus myjetski: this was in the books
Cease: ive read lotr more often than i've listenend to some firesign albums
Cease: actually this happened to me. as a canadian, i was expected to go fight in vietnam. nope
johan amadeus myjetski: beet, i have always wanted to watch all three extended versions in one session. would have to have it catered, though...
Cease: any foreigner in the states over 6 monthes could be drafted, in those days
johan amadeus myjetski: crap, cease, i didn't realize that!
Beet: A friend of mine and I did all three movies in Austin when the third one was released. Very cool and amazing.
Cease: yep. happened to canadian friends who were down there over 6 monthes.
Cease: the us was as desperate for new solidiers as the russian army is now in ukraine.
Beet: That was a good one.
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: from the Box Of Danger collection
“THE 3 FACES OF AL”
and “THE CASE OF THE MISSING GENERAL
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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johan amadeus myjetski: & it wasn't even a far. far better thing they do than they ever did before...
Cease: one of my faves, beet. finally more people can hear Shadow.
Cease: unlike all the other plays which were joint efforts (as it were) Shadow is just attributed to Austin
Rufus_T_Firetween: Ah, hadn't heard that
Rufus_T_Firetween: Would have thought Ossman
||||||||| With a theatrical clearing of his throat, Catherwood intones: "3:00 PM and late as usual, it's Not Ed, just back from Washington."
DJTweeny: Hey Not
johan amadeus myjetski: hi, not
Cease: jonesy did too. ossman explained to him where austin got that particular rhythm
Cease: hi not
Not Ed: Waz real?
Beet: Howdy, Not.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
johan amadeus myjetski: "I'm so sorry for that ghost I made yoiu be, but only one of us was real, & that was me..." - L. Cohen
DJTweeny: Some good commercials in this one
Not Ed: Hey Tweeny, cease, Beet, JAM
DJTweeny: Cohen had some amazing lyrics
Cease: always good commercials
DJTweeny: 'Everybody Knows' is a favorite. Don Henley of the Eagles made a cover
DJTweeny: pretty worthy
DJTweeny: It's on his Actual Miles album
johan amadeus myjetski: as a yankee-folkie in 1970, i did Cohen songs in my coffeehouse gigs
johan amadeus myjetski: Democracy is another fine one
Cease: just saw a flick today called What is Democracy by Astra Taylor.
johan amadeus myjetski: ever heard Jennifer Warnes' Cohen tribute album?
Cease: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7708476/
Cease: her version of take berlin is the best version of a cohen song i've ever heard
johan amadeus myjetski: she was in cohen's band for a while
Beet: Sounds interesting.
Rufus_T_Firetween: I've heard it, it's great
johan amadeus myjetski: it's titles 'Famous Blue Raincoat'
Cease: cohen was a famous poet (also novelist, film maker) before he found fame as a songwriter, though it is a logical progression
Rufus_T_Firetween: interesting, didn't know that
Rufus_T_Firetween: his lyrics certainly are poetic
johan amadeus myjetski: i used to have several of his poetry books.Energy oif Slaves, among them
johan amadeus myjetski: his poetry won awards before he recorded anything, plus wrote a pair on novels
Rufus_T_Firetween: wow
johan amadeus myjetski: of novels
Not Ed: Cohen was really gifted - good to bring him up now and again
Cease: ihave Beautiful Losers in my library.
Cease: that he was, not
johan amadeus myjetski: the favourite game, & the other was 'beautiful losers'
Cease: i have always found him very inspiring.
Cease: cant write poems, novels or songs, but at least i can write radio plays.
johan amadeus myjetski: yeah good stuff from canada!
Cease: my 2nd famous joni mitchell song is about cohen
Beet: Which one is that?
Cease: case of you
Cease: favourite, not famous.the dope is starting to kick in
Beet: Also a favorite of mine. Didn't know it was about Cohen.
johan amadeus myjetski: cease, a group of total amaturs got together & read the entire Monty Python Holy Grail. it was fun! i wondered about doing something similar with a FST script. could be a hoot !
Cease: it would indeed, jammy.
Cease: that's what i'm hopefully getting Lili to do with Tunnel.
johan amadeus myjetski: joni wrote it after living with cohen for a month
Cease: she has some very good actors down there in Redding.
johan amadeus myjetski: i know a musician friend in Redding
Cease: official firesign artists is a Redding guy, Phil Fountain. Redding must be full of talent
Not Ed: Haven't listened to 3 Faces in a long time - great to hear it
Cease: indeed, not
Rufus_T_Firetween: One of only two albums which were made w/o Ossman
Cease: this and eobe
Not Ed: Ahh yes
Cease: but they made quite a few albums with different line ups
Cease: roller maidens and time flys both feature other firesigns
Cease: next world was essentialy just ossman and austin, with the other guys brought it more to do lines than write
Rufus_T_Firetween: but only two albums labeled The Firesign Theatre which didn't include Ossman
Cease: i htink there are more.
Cease: right
Not Ed: didn't know that specifically C
Cease: i know more about firesign than anyone shuold
Not Ed: haha you sure do & we love u 4 it
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Cease: and speaking of firesign friends, i just heard bonnie raitt interviewed by marc maron today
Cease: merlyn said she was his babysitter.
Not Ed: catherwood give everyone a plate of meatless hot creatures
||||||||| Catherwood gives everyone a plate of meatless hot creatures.
Rufus_T_Firetween: haha
Cease: judging by her talk of 50s-60s music and hanging out, i just thought she was 10 years older than me. turns out only 2 years
johan amadeus myjetski: she knows aboout that era of music because of her father John Riatt
johan amadeus myjetski: Raitt
Cease: in fact, there are some nick danger things without ossman.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Cease: yes she talked about him.
Cease: are any of you into Atlanta?
Cease: has a strangeness that is sometimes reminiscent of firesign, sometimes of the original twilight zone in black and white
johan amadeus myjetski: not me. i'm in NC
Cease: i didnt see first year but got hooked in the 2nd. now in the 3rd and as weird as ever.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about “BOX OF DANGER: The Complete Nick Danger Casebook” at >> https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** New Music Release from David Ossman – NO BAND IS AN ISLAND - https://firesigntheatre.bandcamp.com/album/no-band-is-an-island-live
Not Ed: BOD! Mr Austin kindly signed mine yipee : )
Rufus_T_Firetween: nice :)
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Thanks to RADIO FREE DISHNUTS for providing the streaming server for this show. If you'd like to make a small contribution to help with the server fees, there's a PayPal link to donate here >> http://dishnuts.net
Cease: nobody's gonna have to be a slave all the time no more. we gonna take turns. and guess who's turn it is now
Beet: The Box of Danger is another huge bargain of Firesign material.
Cease: good for you, not
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Firesign Theatre's “ROLLER MAIDENS FROM OUTER SPACE”
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out ROLLER MAIDENS at >> http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=rm-rv
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Not Ed: Nice pic of young DO from DO on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10159278157618551&set=a.47743433550 hope this works : )
Rufus_T_Firetween: and out of print, Beet :/
Not Ed: bender gending?
Rufus_T_Firetween: maybe they'll offer it on the Bandcamp Download Store
Cease: yeah that was nice. he, austin's widow, and proc are going through their vast collections for the library of congress.
Cease: as a visitor to his library, it'll take years.
Beet: Sorry to hear that about The Box.
Not Ed: great listening 2nite and every time, Mr Tween
Cease: we do our best, not, but when it's firesign, how can we lose?
Not Ed: well that's true I suppose : )
Rufus_T_Firetween: It's Cease's playlist :)
Rufus_T_Firetween: I just DJ
Rufus_T_Firetween: great Kris Kristofferson parody (Austin said it was about Kris in chat)
Not Ed: Were ese sessios ever filed?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ┬┐Que?
Not Ed: Ah interesting Ruf
Not Ed: filmed, sorry
Cease: i'm thinking of more Talking Over Each Other for next week. anyone have any other suggestions?
Not Ed: were these sessions ever filmed?
Rufus_T_Firetween: no idea Not Ed
Not Ed: would love to see
Rufus_T_Firetween: love that they did film of the XM Radio sessions
johan amadeus myjetski: you're just another cog in the machine, Rufus? an important, even vital one, i'd say!
Rufus_T_Firetween: How about some XM, Cat?
Cease: they took home movies while makikng dwarf, which are on the EYK DVD.
Cease: merl filmed that whole thing.
Cease: he'd hope to make a film out of it.
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about FIRESIGN XM RADIO PERFORMANCES at >> https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/xmradio/
Cease: i suspect there's qute a bit of filmed firesings, i just havent pursued it.
johan amadeus myjetski: everything's turning blue, Cox...
Not Ed: wish someone would have made a good documentary about the group - I mentioned it to David Hoffman (the only doc filmmaker I know) but he wasn't into it though he liked the group
Rufus_T_Firetween: Austin in his Nixon voice
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about ROLLER MAIDENS FROM OUTER SPACE at >> http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=rm-ln
Cease: there's a guy named Luke Polling who theoreticlaly is makking said flick.
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Alan Gross' tribute to Phil Austin - https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/philaustin/
Not Ed: C hoffman is the fellow that made Making Sense of the Sixties
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** PHIL AUSTIN at Wikipedia >> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Austin
Cease: another dude writing a book. i hope these things get done while phil and dave are still alive
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** PHIL AUSTIN at the Firesign Theatre web site >> https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?member=Austin
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** PHIL AUSTIN'S “Blog Of The Unknown” >> https://philaustinblogofunknown.wordpress.com/
Cease: al was the video guy
Cease: this is the hot rod lincoln parody, eh, tween?
Rufus_T_Firetween: I think so yeah
Rufus_T_Firetween: sure sounds like it
Not Ed: Firesign needz an all-music collection
Rufus_T_Firetween: that would be cool
Cease: i made one for their radio station, not
Cease: there is a lot. proc bursts into the song at the drop of a hat.
Cease: particulary if you put money in the hat
johan amadeus myjetski: that's understandable, cease
Not Ed: lol right
Not Ed: Worth a note to Proc or Taylor.....
johan amadeus myjetski: i never seem to run out of making a fool of myself
Not Ed: excellent, JAM
Cease: you can be a fool in space
Rufus_T_Firetween: Not Ed: Worth a note to Proc or Taylor..... << I just did :) (Taylor/Proc/Ossman)
johan amadeus myjetski: yeah, lotsa room in space to be a fool
Not Ed: Stay hungry. Stay foolish.(Steve Jobs)
Not Ed: Sweet Ruf!
Rufus_T_Firetween: copied your suggestion Not Ed
Rufus_T_Firetween: It's a very good suggestion for a release
Beet: We are a gathering of fools for firesign.
johan amadeus myjetski: be silly. be kind. be weird. there's no time for anything else. - anthony hopkins
Rufus_T_Firetween: fools for Court Jesters Of The United States
Not Ed: Neato Ruf --so much material to draw from.
Beet: I like that one, JAM.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Yeah, great idea Not Ed
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about ROLLER MAIDENS FROM OUTER SPACE at >> http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=rm-ln
Rufus_T_Firetween: PBS, the Paranoid Broadcasting System lol
Not Ed: gad this album cracks me up
Not Ed: lol right Ruf
Cease: ah, elvis
Rufus_T_Firetween: and of course this is an Elvis parody
Not Ed: Elvish?
Cease: bergman couldn't understand why elves didn't smoke dope
johan amadeus myjetski: lol, not
||||||||| 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!"
Cease: that's a riff in one of their Hour Hour shows.
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
johan amadeus myjetski: Elvis really prescription drugs were okay
Rufus_T_Firetween: Austin could have been a professional musician
johan amadeus myjetski: really thought
Cease: that was his desire
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Not Ed: He sprinkled prescription drugs on his ice cream sundaes
Cease: maron interview with tom jones, who used to pal around with elvis in vegas.
Cease: tom a drinker, elvis into his pills. tom told him booze was less destructive,
Cease: or at least he thinks he told him that.
Not Ed: Tom was a drinker ahh I see
Not Ed: How did Elvis die I forgot
Cease: od'd.
DJTweeny: overdose
Cease: pills
Not Ed: Ohhh that sucks
johan amadeus myjetski: script drug overdose while on the toilet
Cease: i think his doctor was prosecuted for overperscribing
Not Ed: blech
Not Ed: oh really!
johan amadeus myjetski: his daughter found him, supposedly
Tweeny: Cause of death - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley#Cause_of_death
Not Ed: aww that's too bad - happens that way
Not Ed: Tanx Tweeny
Tweeny: "While an autopsy, undertaken the same day Presley died, was still in progress, Memphis medical examiner Jerry Francisco announced that the immediate cause of death was cardiac arrest. Asked if drugs were involved, he declared that "drugs played no role in Presley's death".[306] In fact, "drug use was heavily implicated" in Presley's death, writes Guralnick."
Not Ed: Nuanced.
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
Tweeny: "one reported "fourteen drugs in Elvis' system, ten in significant quantity"
Not Ed: Yikes.
Beet: It was no secret that E was an habitual drug user.
Cease: if tom jones is telling him to cut back on intoxicants, that's a serious drug problem
johan amadeus myjetski: & he really believed if a doctor prescribed it, it couldn't harm you
Cease: i think that's a common thought/excuse
Not Ed: interesting B, C & JAM
Cease: my doctor prescribed me some downers, whiich were certainly enjoyable
Not Ed: never done any of those
johan amadeus myjetski: ever watch a movie called "Bubba Ho-Tep"? a comedy horror involving the real Elvis after he supposedly died
Not Ed: in all these years
Cease: never heard of it, jam
Not Ed: yeah JAM Bruce Campbell wow what a movie
Not Ed: that movie is OUT lol
johan amadeus myjetski: Elvis & JFK battle millia old evil egyptian spirits
johan amadeus myjetski: millenia
||||||||| 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 Lulu falls out at 3:00 PM.
Not Ed: lol it's great and Campbell is....just wow as Elvis
Cease: hi lulu
Beet: Well, hello, Lulu
DJTweeny: A bit late to supper, Lulu ;)
||||||||| 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!"
johan amadeus myjetski: Hiya Lulu!
Not Ed: Jello Lulu
Lulu: I saw Bubba Ho Tep. Lots of fun.
johan amadeus myjetski: you are so right, not!
Not Ed: aha cool
||||||||| 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 makes an obscure Jerry Garcia reference
Lulu: Hi yall. I forgot all about it.
Not Ed: Bubba Ho-Tep club
Beet: I guess I'll have to check out that movie.
Cease: me too
DJTweeny: you can check out the archive at www.kurtericson.net/firesign tomorrow evening :)
Not Ed: it's pretty trippy Beet
||||||||| 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."
johan amadeus myjetski: you can regularly find it new in the $3 bins. worth it, even if you only run it on halloween
Lulu: I just happened to catch it on Comet T of something.
Not Ed: Loved Campbell's "Evil Dead" movies --so funny
||||||||| 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 7-9pm EST every Tuesday at www.dishnuts.net
Listen to the ARCHIVES FOR FIRESIGN CHAT SHOWS at: www.kurtericson.net/firesign
'
Lulu: Comet Sci-fi network
Not Ed: Is it that time already?
Not Ed: Comet!
Not Ed: Brisco County?
johan amadeus myjetski: isn't it always THAT time?
DJTweeny: Happy Trails to youuuuuu
Lulu: So this is Roller Maidens?
Not Ed: lol JAM darn tootin'
DJTweeny: 'tis
johan amadeus myjetski: it'ssad that w2e're all on the last page of history - Godley & Creme
Not Ed: haha
Lulu: Roller Derby used to be kinda fun to watch
Cease: welll said, jam
||||||||| Catherwood enters with kelraith close behind, mutters something about disrupting his 3:00 PM tree-stunting plans, and scurries off to the Aviary.
DJTweeny: great tune johan, thanks for requesting it on my Tuesday show
DJTweeny: It's over kelraith :/
kelraith: What was the albums tonight? I missd it
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Thanks for listening, all… See you next week, same Firetime, same Firestation...
Beet: This was fun. Thanks to all in our little diehard gathering. Thanks for your invaluable input as usual, Dr Cease. Thanks for guiding Dr Tween. G'Nite all.
Lulu: Thanks Kurt, sorry I missed almost of all of it.
johan amadeus myjetski: thanks for playing it! Love love love to all! Thanks, & nite all!
Cease: i remember when it was on tv, lili, long ago. i could not understand how anyone found it interesting
kelraith: I listend to the stream....
Cease: good for you, kelraith
Not Ed: good stuff gentle people - take good care! ty Tween, Rufus, Merl & the cyber security farce!
Not Ed: away!
Cease: we're archived, lulu, i talked about you and the Tunnel project, earlier.
Cease: we'll talk anon.
DJTweeny: kelraith >> you can check out the archive at www.kurtericson.net/firesign tomorrow evening :)
Lulu: Yeah Cease, if we ever get the release form back.
DJTweeny: anon anon anon anon
kelraith: tnx!
Cease: when i get my email back next week i'll ask, lulu
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Lulu: Adios.
||||||||| other computer leaves at 3:00 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..."
Cease: bye
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 11 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 11:15 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| kelraith - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Lulu - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Beet - dead from the fiddlers
||||||||| Cease - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| johan amadeus myjetski - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from Covid 19
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood stomps in at 3:00 PM, dragging DoubleD by one leg and asks "Can anyone vouch for this yo-yo?"
||||||||| At 3:00 PM, Tweeny vanishes mysteriously -- just as Nino the Mind Boggler predicted!
||||||||| 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 12:00 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DoubleD - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| 3:00 PM: Beet jumps out of the hall closet saying "I've been listening to all of you talking about me for the past five minutes!"
||||||||| It's 12:30 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Beet - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| 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 4:31 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
DJTweeny
johan amadeus myjetski
kelraith
Lulu
Not Ed
other computer
Rufus_T_Firetween
Tweeny
URL References:
http://dishnuts.net
https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=bod-rv
https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?member=Austin
https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/philaustin/
https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/xmradio/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
www.dishnuts.net
http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/firesale/firesale.php?audio
http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=rm-ln
http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=rm-rv
www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com
www.kurtericson.net/firesign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackmore's_Night
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley#Cause_of_death
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Austin
https://firesigntheatre.bandcamp.com/album/no-band-is-an-island-live
https://philaustinblogofunknown.wordpress.com/
https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10159278157618551&set=a.47743433550
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7708476/
https://www.shoutfactory.com/music/spoken-word/the-firesign-theatre-s-box-of-danger-the-complete-nick-danger-casebook



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