Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Pete Bergman in The Tick - 2001


The fate of METCALF is described in the Tick Pilot and shown in the never-aired episode 2. Firesign Theatre's own Pete Bergman played the part. Link in comments. Say, season 2 of the new Tick live-action will arrive in early 2019.

Friday, October 19, 2018

Leo Kottke - 12 Stríng Blues - 1969


This is Leo Kottke's first album, recorded live in Minneapolis in a coffee-house named The Scholar. Soon it will have been out-of-print for half a century. Link in comments.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Americathon - 1979


PROCTOR and BERGMAN wrote the play that became this film. You are not a Firesign completeist until you've seen this. Peter Reigert, Harvey Korman, Fred Williard, and John Ritter star, with cameos by Elvis Costello, Tommy Lasorda, Peter Marshall, and Meat Loaf. George Carlin narrates. Link in comments.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Graham Chapman - Brown Trouser Job


This DVD covered Graham Chapman's 1988 USA College Tour. Extras include an animated Q&A - thanks to Terry Gilliam, some more questions and answers, a commercial Graham did for SOLAGLAS, and a bungee jump by Graham. Also included is an Iron Maiden music-video in which Graham appears. Link in comments.

This post is in celebration of this blog reaching 1,000,000 hits. My posting frequency will be reduced in future. This has been fun. Thanks especially to my followers for your many interesting comments.

Tales From The Rhino - Disk 2 - 1985


23 more tracks of funny and strange stuff from Rhino. Try the Lounge version of DANCING IN THE DARK. Link in comments.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Tales From The Rhino - Disk 1 - 1985


21 tracks of funny stuff from Rhino. One of the tracks is FISH HEADS. This is the fixed downloadable. Link in comments.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Neil Innes discusses Vivian Stanshall - 2009


Mathew Parris talks Vivian with Neil and Ki for 30 minutes. It's informative, funny, and sad. Link in comments.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Rhino Records Sampler - 1978


Wild Man Fisher introduces Rhino artists Gefilte Joe and the Fish, Fred Blassie, the Temple city Kazoo Orchestra, and lots more. It's Not Very Pretty. Link in comments.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

World's Worst Records - 1983


This offering actually is Not Very Pretty Music for once. It's a Rhino product and includes THE CRUSHER and much more unpleasantness. Link in comments.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Mel Brook's Greatest Hits - 1978


Here are the hits from High Anxiety, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, and more. Link in comments.