A Firesign Chat
04/28/2022




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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 4:32 AM - I now declare Thursday's chat log for April 28, 2022 officially open!"... and then, he retires back to the vestibule...
||||||||| Catherwood ushers Rufus_T_Firetween inside, makes a note of the time (3:00 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
||||||||| 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 6 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 7 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 7:00 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from The Plague
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
||||||||| Catherwood walks up and snorts derisively "Presenting 'Rufus_T_Firetween', just granted probation at 3:00 PM", then leaves hurriedly.
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 8 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| Catherwood tiptoes into the room, and intones "Announcing 'DJTweeny', also known as 'Nancy' -- the time is 3:00 PM" -- then he slowly retires back into the Aviary...
||||||||| johan enters at 3:00 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and dashes off to the Chapeau Manger.
||||||||| "3:00 PM? 3:00 PM!!" says Catherwood, "johan amadeus myjetski should be here by now...oh, THERE you are!" as johan amadeus myjetski enters and sits in front of the fireplace.
johan amadeus myjetski: 8 o'clock: people solving problems with guns. 8:30 more people solving problems with guns. 9 O'clock people with guns solving problems. aww, there's nothing on tv tonight...
||||||||| Catherwood leads Zen Cosmos inside, makes a note of the time (3:00 PM), then fades off into the distance going on about the waiting room or the sitting room or something.
johan amadeus myjetski: Hi ZC!
||||||||| 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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DJTweeny: Hey johan, Zen
DJTweeny: music in about 5 minutes
||||||||| Catherwood leads Henderson in through the front door at 3:00 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
DJTweeny: Hi Henderson
||||||||| A time machine materializes at 3:00 PM and Hendersen waltzes out, carrying a grape from ancient Greece.
johan amadeus myjetski: hey Henderson!
Zen Cosmos: anybody else notice the FB failure of old posts today?
DJTweeny: ┬┐Que?
Zen Cosmos: either a secrity failure or a software glitch that wouldn't post the latest shares
DJTweeny: hmmm
johan amadeus myjetski: i have back off FB lately
johan amadeus myjetski: backed off
Zen Cosmos: no music yet
johan amadeus myjetski: boogaloo
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: warm up music – B.B. KING & ERIC CLAPTON-RIDING WITH THE KING
Listen to the stream at 128k at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
or at 16k for dial-up users at http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
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||||||||| llanwydd steals in around 3:00 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
llanwydd: wow you guys are early
johan amadeus myjetski: hi llan
Rufus_T_Firetween: hey llan
llanwydd: catherwood, get everybody a dcrfvtgybnhujmik,oldcfvghbnjmok,lkmjn
||||||||| Catherwood gets everybody a dcrfvtgybnhujmik oldcfvghbnjmok lkmjn.
Rufus_T_Firetween: haha
llanwydd: shaken, not stirred
||||||||| Mark Time invites you to watch and listen to Firesign’s XM Radio Performances Watch The Firesign Theatre In Action!
johan amadeus myjetski: that's me - shaken, but not stirred...
llanwydd: lol
johan amadeus myjetski: so nice to hear BBB.!
johan amadeus myjetski: BB
johan amadeus myjetski: Blues Boy King
||||||||| Simril enters at 3:00 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and hurries off to the Haberdashery Barn.
DJTweeny: Hello Kitty
Simril: hi all
johan amadeus myjetski: hi simril!
Simril: i'm known as simril on a dif site from wihich may be chatters may emerge. one can only hope
Simril: well hello kitty
Simril: bergman and hello kitty is one of my collages, which tween will tell you where to fined
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Check out CAT'S COLLAGE ARCHIVE at >> http://kurtericson.net/cat/
Simril: doesnt this sound like sonny terry and brownie mcgeee?
Rufus_T_Firetween: but it isn't
Simril: when i was doing the blog thing, i posted a clapton version of i shot the sherrif, from japanese tv in the mid 80s. best guitar i've ever heard.
||||||||| Catherwood escorts Beet into the room, accepts a $3 bill as a gratuity, grumbles something about 3:00 PM, then departs.
Beet: Evening, fellow chatters.
DJTweeny: Yo Beet
Beet: Hi, Dr Tween
johan amadeus myjetski: evenin' beet!
Simril: https://seemrealland.blogspot.com/search?q=eric+clapton
Beet: Howdy, JAM>
||||||||| 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!"
Simril: hey beet man
Simril: jammy
Beet: Hello, Dr Cease.
Simril: this is nice guiitar
||||||||| 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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Beet: I see you guys up there, Llan and Zen. Greetings.
johan amadeus myjetski: who am i?
Rufus_T_Firetween: likely to be, with B.B. and Clapton ;)
||||||||| Catherwood strides in with a trumpet, plays a fanfare, and proclaims "Nine PM on Thursday, April 28, 2022 - I now declare alt.comedy.firesgn-thtre's chat officially open!"
||||||||| It's 9:00 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| Hendersen - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
llanwydd: hi beet! hi cat! hi jam! hi tween! hi zen! hi johan! and Welcome Henderson!
Simril: henderson is a city in nevada. is that relevant?
||||||||| Catherwood leads TheMadCrapper in through the front door at 3:00 PM, picks up his cues (only slightly scorched), and heads for the billiard room.
Simril: hey lllab
Simril: i wish i knew what doc was doing to my play
Beet: Hey, Crapper.
DJTweeny: Hi TheMadCrapper
Simril: hi mad
DJTweeny guesses he is from Hawaii ;)
llanwydd: which one, sim?
Simril: iii (ee) is the japanese word for good, so a woman coming says, eee, eee, eee
||||||||| 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 Bottles plummets into the garden at 3:00 PM.
Simril: if she's lulcky
DJTweeny: Although Nino thinks he's from Oregon
DJTweeny: Hi Bottles
Simril: ha
Simril: wa
johan amadeus myjetski: hiya Bottles
Simril: iiii
llanwydd: Bottles?????
Beet: hi bottles.
Simril: i couldn't get off the stuff. hi bottles
llanwydd: got so I drank anything
TheMadCrapper: just lurking
llanwydd: gmta. lol
Bottles: Hey guys
Simril: firesign is a kind of lurking on realiity
llanwydd: welcome, lurker
||||||||| Catherwood stops by and announces "While you bozos sit here in the Waiting Room, why not shop at the Firesale store?"
DJTweeny: Lurk away TMC
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT!! **
Currently playing: Proctor & Bergman's WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS
128k stream at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u or 16k at: http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
check out WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS at >> http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-rv
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Simril: maybe my least favourite proctor and bergman, but nobody asked me
DJTweeny: I love it. It's almost stand up comedy
llanwydd: whats your least favorite proctor and bergman, simril?
DJTweeny: haha llan
Bottles: After the show, you can hear my latest 2 plays, at http://kkrn.org/broadcasts/4196
Bottles: They're dark comedies
llanwydd: cool, battles
llanwydd: bottles
Bottles: I had a dog named Bosco.
Simril: you're a dark young lady, bottles, as shakespeare would say
Simril: i remember a vile chocolate milk additive
llanwydd: llanwydd is trying to remember which play that is from
llanwydd: wasnt so vile when you were a kid was it?
llanwydd: grandma always let me lick the spoon
Simril: kids tongues are stupid
Rufus_T_Firetween: Considering the current inflation, this is pretty pertinent
Rufus_T_Firetween: They were reflecting the inflation of the 70s at the time, of course
Rufus_T_Firetween: and that may look timid in comparison
Simril: much more about receiving reqiured nutrient than their aesthetic possibilites. that comes late4r
Bottles: True
Rufus_T_Firetween: Anybody remember Chevy Chase doing his Gerald Ford impression on SNL?
Simril: yes
Beet: Great bit.
llanwydd: yeah thats when snl was funny
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Simril: thye were relentllssly funny
llanwydd: I was in high school back then
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Proctor & Bergman’s “WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS” at >> https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=power-ln
johan amadeus myjetski: i recall CC's Ford-isms
Simril: mjore laughs in the few proctor and bergman albums than in half a century of SNL
Simril: are you new here,henderson?
llanwydd: I think henderson checked out
Simril: good drugs indeed
Simril: they come, they go, like anything
||||||||| It's 9:15 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| TheMadCrapper - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Henderson - dead from the common cold
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
Bottles: If Henderson isn't, what about....Von Mist?
Simril: when i'm in vegas and watch the tvf news, henderson is often mentioned
johan amadeus myjetski: anyone recall Richard Pryor doing a bit about getting off on acid - someone told him he'd be trippin'
llanwydd: henderson was just as mysterious in the first nick danger play as he was here a moment ago
Simril: is it on youtube?
Simril: lol llan
johan amadeus myjetski: he said he didn't go nowhere without his luggage
Bottles: Henderson was a spy in Last Tunnel To Fresno
Simril: right, bottles. you shouod know. shall wew soliicit actors from this crew? fsar from northern cal may they be
llanwydd: tunnel to fresno. thats an interesting idea
Simril: llan, it is thelost firesign mushroom play. bottles and i are trying to bring it back to life
llanwydd: cool
Bottles: Its out of my hands now Simril
Simril: ossman will get back get you soon, i trust.
llanwydd: ossman! I am impressed
Bottles: The director has a cast in mind
Simril: is that a problem?
Simril: yes, botles sent him a release and he told me he wants to make some changes
Simril: but yes, we're trying to resurrect a ghost
Bottles: Once the director is settled on, its his baileywick
llanwydd: resurrect a ghost? why not
Bottles: Changes in the script, or in the release form? I hope just the latter
Simril: i have some responsibiliity for the losss of this play, so i have an obligation to attrempt to re create it, with help from boottles and her crew
Simril: release form, eh
Simril: i sent you his email. you know as much as i, lilli
Bottles: He can put in riders, like all green M&Ms
Simril: we'll see
Simril: lol
Simril: it's not easy being green
Simril: van morrison the frog
llanwydd: astral croaks
Simril: https://duckduckgo.com/?t=ffab&q=its+not+easy+being+green%2C+van+morrison&atb=v174-1&iax=videos&ia=videos&iai=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DzYptr7SdpHA
llanwydd: thanks, cat
Simril: tween ends each chat with this
Simril: you still here, beet?
Beet: yup
llanwydd: really? I thought we heard sport trendelberg at the end
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Proctor & Bergman’s “WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS” at >> https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=power-ln
llanwydd: thanks tween
Rufus_T_Firetween: I like the live version best
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** NEW FIRESIGN RELEASE!! ** - THE FIRESIGN THEATRE LIVE AT THE MAGIC MUSHROOM - Paperback Book + DVD-ROM Disc >> http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/firesale/firesale.php
Rufus_T_Firetween: different album, llan
llanwydd: got to get to the store. be back in twentaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhh
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
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** NEW FIRESIGN DOUBLE VINYL ALBUM!! ** - DOPE HUMOR OF THE SEVENTIES >> https://standuprecords.com/products/the-firesign-theatre-dope-humor-of-the-seventies-double-vinyl
Simril: speaking of versions, did anyone see their roxy show? i just discovered it and posted to firesign site a few days ago
Simril: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LXONFo08PU
Bottles: Students with apathy can be medicated with LSD methinks
||||||||| Not Ed enters at 3:00 PM as Catherwood takes their hat and goat and runs off to the Haberdashery Barn.
DJTweeny: Hey Not Ed
Bottles: The Dead did that to make their shows more interesting, to say the least.
Not Ed: Waz real Tweeny
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Proctor & Bergman’s “WHAT THIS COUNTRY NEEDS” at >> https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=power-ln
Not Ed: Hey every 1
Simril: i think creative people are always creative and non-ceative folks can only apprfecite the creations of others, but thats enoough, eh
Beet: Hi, Not.
Simril: hey notty
Bottles: Hello Not Ed
Not Ed: Simril & Bottles & Beet!
Rufus_T_Firetween: oh my
Not Ed: lol
Not Ed: Hey Ruf
Bottles: Ha!
Simril: doggedly
johan amadeus myjetski: gotta go attend to something. will get back later if i can. nite all!
Bottles: Adios johan
Beet: See ya JAM
||||||||| morlog tiptoes in around 3:00 PM, trying to avoid Catherwood because of last month's "unpleasant incident."
morlog: hello
DJTweeny: hey morlog
Beet: hi morlog
Simril: morlog? less standing tree
Simril: b y jammy
morlog: wild cickens all over this park
Bottles: Do wild chickens taste like chicken?
Rufus_T_Firetween: not to mention turtles
||||||||| New notice: '** WE'RE GLAD YOU MADE IT! **
Currently playing: Proctor & Bergman's “POWER”
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
Read about POWER at >> https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=power-rv
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Simril: my wife grew up with wild chickens in japan. her grandma strangled them and she said they tasted really good. this was 70 years ago,
Simril: Power
Bottles: Japanese chicken does sound tasty.
Simril: This may be the first collaboration with ProicBerg and whats his name
Bottles: Whozat?
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Proctor & Bergman’s “POWER” at >> http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-ln
Simril: yaki tori is reallly good.
Simril: japanese bar food. bbq chicken on a stick
Not Ed: What is it
Not Ed: ohhh
Simril: i lived in japan for far too long, but ate really welll
Not Ed )
Simril: https://foodinjapan.org/japan/yakitori/
Rufus_T_Firetween: Simril: japanese bar food. bbq chicken on a stick << Land Sushi?
Not Ed: = )
Bottles: Off the wall question: is diabetes, cancer and heart diseas big in Japan?
Bottles: it seems like their diet there would be better than here.
Simril: life expectancy there is highest in world, i think
Simril: yeah, less meat, more vegies.
Bottles: Sounds about right. Burger King and Mcdonalds not as popular there.
Simril: my lbong years there may havew added many years to mylife
Bottles: No bacon cheeseburgers there?
Simril: i dont know about now. i left in 88
Bottles: No deep fried mozzarella sticks?
Beet: lotsa suchi?
Simril: used to be really hard to find good cheese in japan. not a cheese eating nation
Simril: not a sushi eater. fuck raw fish
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
Not Ed: they have McTanaka's there now
Not Ed: kidding
Beet: lol
Simril: Power was a serial. new episode every week on hockenberry's npr show
Rufus_T_Firetween: ** Read about Proctor & Bergman’s “POWER” at >> http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-ln
||||||||| Catherwood enters the room, strikes a gong, and bellows "THE TIME IN NEW YORK IS 10 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
Simril: i kinda recorded it off distant seattle startion, not good quality, so when i met proc later, he gave me clean cd of the show
Simril: i have the script. why don't you?
Rufus_T_Firetween: didn't pull it out of the cellophane in time
Not Ed: Glycerin vibra-phone?
Beet: remember maps?
Bottles: Sure. Maps was just Spam backwards.
Beet: These things were printed folded up pieces of paper.
Bottles: So if you look at the back side of a map, you're looking at.....
Not Ed: What does backwards Spam taste like?
Bottles: spam
Beet: usuallt another map.
Not Ed: Of course! (I'm so old and stupid!)
Rufus_T_Firetween: I recall traveling across the country with AAA Trip-Tiks. They made a custom route for you with maps
Beet: usually
Not Ed: Bottlez
Rufus_T_Firetween: It was a great service
Not Ed: Catherwood give everyone the right answer
||||||||| Catherwood brings everyone the right answer.
Rufus_T_Firetween: They probably have the the same thing done these days with something you can put on your smart phone
Bottles: But maps are so much user friendly than GPS.
Beet: love my gps
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
llanwydd: catherwood could save all our lives someday
||||||||| Catherwood steps up to llanwydd and queries "Do you have something for me to do?"
llanwydd: maybe someday, cathy
Rufus_T_Firetween: I have maps hanging on my walls. It's nice being able to check out the world without using a computer screen
Rufus_T_Firetween: wb llan
llanwydd: thank you. took me longer than twentah
Not Ed: cereal killing lol
Bottles: I'm definitely a cereal killer. Love it.
llanwydd: lol
Beet: I still have a large stack of maps I haven't touched in 10 years.
Simril: this is one of their most cynical plays. and that's saying a lot
Not Ed: Love maps
Not Ed: indeed Sim
Bottles: So do I.
Simril: oo, bull fiths.l i'm reading arthur c clarke's childnhood's end now and there is a scene in a bull ring in madrid where every person there feels what hapepens to the bull
Bottles: Ouch.
Not Ed: wow great book S
llanwydd: I read that. great gook
llanwydd: book. LOL
Bottles: Great gooks, Batman!
Simril: great ideas but boring novel
Not Ed: Cooks?
llanwydd: started reading it in elementary school. finished it in my late thirties
Simril: one of the first books i read, mid 60s
Not Ed: I like Clarke's short stories better than his navel er novels
Bottles: Long book, eh?
llanwydd: navels. LOL how many does he have
Not Ed: he was an alien u know
Not Ed: could have any number of navels or none at all
Simril: my book is 60 ysars old. it falls apart in my hands
llanwydd: I have a first edition of The Canary Murder Case by SS Van Dyne. 1927
Bottles: I hear that Adam had no navel.
Not Ed: I still have an SF book club edition - it's falling apart too
llanwydd: there have been heated arguments in churches about adam and his navel
Not Ed: Adam didn't need no steenking navel
llanwydd: no joke. its trye
Simril: and speaking of buddhism, not, i saw a wondrous pbs show the other day about concciousness. https://aware-film.com/
llanwydd: tryd and trye
Simril: maybe the most inflluencial flick i've seen. certainloy altered my miind
Not Ed: oh yeah S I saw you posted that B 4 - tanx will czech it out
llanwydd: I like descartes theories about conciousness
Simril: do so not. worth your while
Not Ed: great
Bottles: The name of the film is Aware?
Simril: not sure. i saw it on Independent Lens on PBS the other day
Bottles: They have good stuff
Simril: i am a diferent person after watching that flick, in the same sense that listtening fo firesign for the first time
Beet: Sounds good.
Bottles: It does look good on the link, but just a preview.
Simril: i feel like i'm a different person after watching tha.
Simril: as a grand father, i am obigated to feel optimism for the future
llanwydd: didnt know that, sim. how many grandkids?
||||||||| It's 10:30 PM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| morlog - dead from Covid 19
||||||||| Better luck next time! And now, back to our chatroom, which is already in progress...
llanwydd: oh, morlog was here. I missed him
llanwydd: or her. I forget
Not Ed: hey llan
llanwydd: hey not. good to ee you
llanwydd: not that I can see you
Not Ed: likewise
Not Ed: heh
llanwydd: greed goof. I can hardly tipe
Not Ed: qwerty asdfg zxcvb typing is ez
llanwydd: jammy and zen have gone grey
llanwydd: yeah, not. I understand that is called the dvorak script
llanwydd: for some reason
Rufus_T_Firetween: llanwydd: jammy and zen have gone grey << well, hair does that eventually
Not Ed: aha yes I've heard something like that
Not Ed: jam
llanwydd: mine never did. I started using just for men aboug 20 years ago
llanwydd: when the first white hairs appeared
llanwydd: in my beard. thats weird. got skeered
Simril: my blond hair is whitish to begin with so it's a subtle switch
Rufus_T_Firetween: a Japaese blonde, now there's a rarity
Not Ed: indeed
llanwydd: whats the swithc, cat? you doing the just for men thing like I am?
Not Ed: undeed?
Bottles: Thats how mine is, in some photos it looks pure white. But it's mostly still blonde
llanwydd: I saw your picture with proctor. your hair looked like mine except for the length
Bottles: Depends on the light.
Not Ed: I have a tuft on top
Simril: not japanese. my mother's parents are from Ukraine and my farther's also from long vanished eastern eurpean nations
Not Ed: I can twist it
Bottles: Remember that stuff for mrn to sprayn balding spots?
Rufus_T_Firetween: So Simril is Euro, OK
Not Ed: Wow Sim
Not Ed: yeah that was pretty weird B
Rufus_T_Firetween: You added your wife's name
llanwydd: lol, bottles. remember the helsinki formula?
Beet: Where does Ishikawa come from?
Simril: ishikawa is my wife's name. she didnt want to change it when we got marrieed here in vancouver in 75 so the onlyh way she couyld keep it was for me to change my name.
Beet: cool
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Not Ed: Sweet really
Rufus_T_Firetween: nice of you
llanwydd: very sporting of you, cat
Bottles: That's cool!
Simril: it has been a funny half a century, relating to peopole who are so surprisewd that a white man would have a japanese name
llanwydd: I remember you told a very funny story about that, cat
Simril: lllan if you're going to marry someone, you can at least change your name, as a male
llanwydd: you got thrown out of a hotel or something because somebody thought you were an impostor. that was very funny
llanwydd: YOURE not mr ishikawa
Rufus_T_Firetween: lots of women use hybrid names when they get married
llanwydd: that happens a lo in the UK, tween
llanwydd: lot
Not Ed: interesting
Simril: yes llan.i was in seattle toi seefiresing in 94.myh hotel wouldnt believe i was mr ishikawa
Simril: hads to openthe room to find myh passport to prove i was indeed
llanwydd: that was hilarious, cat
Bottles: Cat, you should write a play about that incident!
Simril: now a blond woman with a japanese name would have no problem
Simril: a sexist,racist nightmare,llan
llanwydd: true
Simril: bottles, before i do shakespeare on you, i dont know what i'm going to write a new play about.
||||||||| Nick Danger sneaks in and whispers "Get the scuttlebutt on Box of Danger here, whatever that means..."
Bottles: No, not Shakespeare!!
llanwydd: I am a shakespearean actor. I have done at least fifteen WS plays
Simril: bottles sent me a picture of shakespeare on my birthday. we must look up
Bottles: The bard didn't choose to write in olde Chaucerian English
llanwydd: because elizabethan english was more popular at the time
Bottles: Thus, why would modern writers want to write in Elizabethan English?
Simril: lol
Bottles: Acting in one is great, but not writing in Elizabethan.
llanwydd: noew is thee wynter of hour discownteent mayde glariuos soommer by thys sone of yorke
||||||||| Bebop Lobo reminds all you hep cats to listen to Firesign’s NEW 24/7 RADIO STATION Click to listen anytime!"
Simril: i llove wrirting plays.
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Not Ed: Iraqnophobia LOL
Bottles: I have a book of Shakespearian insults somewhere.
Rufus_T_Firetween: Not Ed: Iraqnophobia LOL << yeah, good one :)
llanwydd: you are the jack dog the john APe
llanwydd: I did some elizabethan insults in the merry wives of windsor as caius
Simril: this was a very iinspirational tale by proc/berg
Simril: they wanted to teach us to survive bad shit
llanwydd: what sort of bad shit, cat?
Simril: death you know, the usual
llanwydd: bad shit crazy?
||||||||| 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
'
llanwydd: aha
Bottles: How to survive death?
llanwydd: LOL
DJTweeny: Don't forget my Tuesday show folks, I take requests
Simril: meaning,much of their work is about, how to survive bad things happening to the main character
Not Ed: that was Melinda! cool
llanwydd: how about an entire grateful dead show? I would love to hear somethinhg like that
Simril: he played a lot of joe walsh no tuesday. i love joe
Not Ed: hey take good care everyone!
Bottles: There's another good idea for a play, Surviving Death.
Not Ed: great to see you all
llanwydd: nite not. not nite
Beet: Thanks to everyone. Lots of fun. Nice choice playing "power", Dr Tween. G'nite all.
llanwydd: nite beet
Not Ed: tanx Ruf & Tweeny & Merlin the Magnificent
Simril: i think we'll play a whole firesing radio show from 1967 next week
DJTweeny: Cat's playlist :)
Bottles: Thank you Kurt and Cat and all!
Not Ed: Beet, Sim, llan, JAM
llanwydd: that would be fantastic, cat
Simril: wew do our best, eh?
Not Ed: Bottles be groovy
||||||||| Bill Sprawl pokes his head in through the window and shouts "MARCHING TO SHIBBOLETH! Click to order!"
llanwydd: wonder if you have april 2, 1981 Town Hall NYC
llanwydd: I was there
Simril: i was in japan.
Bottles: I'm having a deja vu. Or is it a flashback. Or maybe we already heard this.
||||||||| "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!"
Rufus_T_Firetween: nice, llan
llanwydd: right at this moment?
Simril: yews bottles we flahs on and off through times
DJTweeny: Until last time, again...
Bottles: Yeah this bit about taking his shoes and walking away preferring to-
llanwydd: nite everybody
||||||||| At 3:00 PM, llanwydd scurries out the door saying "Hey, mister ice-cream man, I've got a nickel, wait for meeeee..."
Simril: i wish i could imnpose favourite tunes upon this
Simril: i llve how you think, bottles
Simril: words re-organized in the search for not easily fround order, we drift
Simril: 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:
||||||||| Bottles - dead from Covid 19
||||||||| Rufus_T_Firetween - dead from Globner's disease
||||||||| Zen Cosmos - dead from the yaws
||||||||| Simril - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Beet - dead from intense demonic possession
||||||||| Not Ed - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| 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 12:15 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| DJTweeny - dead from Covid 19
||||||||| 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 1:45 AM, and that means it's time to play BEAT THE REAPER! And here's how our contestants did:
||||||||| johan - dead from pneumonia
||||||||| 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 2 O'CLOCK", then silently exits.
||||||||| It's 2:00 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...
||||||||| 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
Bottles
DJTweeny
johan amadeus myjetski
llanwydd
morlog
Not Ed
Rufus_T_Firetween
Simril
TheMadCrapper
Zen Cosmos
URL References:
http://dishnuts.net
https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=power-ln
https://firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=power-rv
http://kkrn.org/broadcasts/4196
http://kurtericson.net/cat/
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny.m3u
http://listen.ehhh.us:8000/tweeny16k.m3u
www.dishnuts.net
http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/firesale/firesale.php
http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-ln
http://www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com/media/media.php?item=wtcn-rv
www.firesigntheatrelegacy.com
www.kurtericson.net/firesign
https://aware-film.com/
https://duckduckgo.com/?t=ffab&q=its+not+easy+being+green%2C+van+morrison&atb=v174-1&iax=videos&ia=videos&iai=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DzYptr7SdpHA
https://firesigntheatre.bandcamp.com/album/no-band-is-an-island-live
https://foodinjapan.org/japan/yakitori/
https://seemrealland.blogspot.com/search?q=eric+clapton
https://standuprecords.com/products/the-firesign-theatre-dope-humor-of-the-seventies-double-vinyl
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LXONFo08PU



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