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I thought I was alone in my appreciation of Firesign Theatre ;-)

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Sun Jun 6th, 2010 at 04:37:33 PM EST
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Squeeze the wheez...lotsa people like to.

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

Frank Delaney ~ Ireland

by siegestate (siegestate or beyondwarispeace.com) on Sun Jun 6th, 2010 at 05:58:26 PM EST
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Firesign Theater...

Ya vell den, dat took me back a decadence, or two, or t'ree, or...ackkk! Vut's happened?

Hmmm, maybe I'm time traveling;)

Actually, I'd like to travel back and kick my ancestors in the butt for ever leaving Norway in the first place!


NVA, a viable option when the political process fails.

by NorthDakotaDemocrat (NorthDakotaDemocrat at gmail dot com) on Mon Jun 7th, 2010 at 01:10:22 AM EST
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FS are, imo, the true successors to the Goons, not Monty Python. There - I've said it. The sky will now fall in.

You can't be me, I'm taken
by Sven Triloqvist on Mon Jun 7th, 2010 at 05:10:43 AM EST
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It had to be said.

As they were local colonials growing up with Buffalo Springfield as neighbors, Firesign Theater were definitely the clever ones for us. They were fun to watch on stage, their lines were fun to learn. And, of course, they were political.

We only got a touch of the Goons, though I had some of their scripts. And from that I would have to agree; the clever threads, brilliant asides, were not matched by most of the Python stuff that we 'murkins would see (only in the movies)...

Never underestimate their intelligence, always underestimate their knowledge.

Frank Delaney ~ Ireland

by siegestate (siegestate or beyondwarispeace.com) on Mon Jun 7th, 2010 at 02:51:19 PM EST
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