History Funny / TheyMightBeGiants

13th Mar '16 1:55:50 AM InTheGallbladder
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* Speaking of Dial-A-Song, there's also "ECNALUBMA," (later on ''Phone Power'') which takes AmusingInjuries to heights unprecedented.

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* Speaking of Dial-A-Song, there's also "ECNALUBMA," (later on ''Phone Power'') which takes AmusingInjuries and BloodyHilarious to heights unprecedented.
13th Mar '16 1:53:33 AM InTheGallbladder
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** "I Made A Mess," whose completely dramatic delivery would be a textbook case of FelonyMisdemeanor--except each passing verse suggests the eponymous NoodleIncident is far worse than the last verse implied.
-->I'll need a ton of mops and glue\\
And soap and towels and paint\\
And power tools
7th Mar '16 6:13:54 PM InTheGallbladder
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::...but the spoken word on the bridge of this version qualifies it by a long shot[=:=]
-->'''Flansburgh:''' Hi, this is John of They Might Be Giants, and you're listening to the Frank O'Toole radio show on WFMU. If you're driving your car now, we urge you to sit back, relax, close your eyes, and drive really fast.

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::...:::...but the spoken word on the bridge of this version qualifies it by a long shot[=:=]
-->'''Flansburgh:''' Hi, -->Hi, this is John [Flansburgh] of They Might Be Giants, and you're listening to the Frank O'Toole radio show on WFMU. If you're driving your car now, we urge you to sit back, relax, close your eyes, and drive really fast.
7th Mar '16 6:08:25 PM InTheGallbladder
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::...but the spoken word on the bridge of this version qualifies it by a long shot:

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::...but the spoken word on the bridge of this version qualifies it by a long shot:shot[=:=]
7th Mar '16 6:04:52 PM InTheGallbladder
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* "Erase," off the 2015 Dial-A-Song reboot (and later, "Glean"), is a gleefully dark tune which includes such gems as:

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* "Erase," off the 2015 Dial-A-Song reboot (and later, "Glean"), ''Glean''), is a gleefully dark tune which includes such gems as:



* "Thinking Machine", another Dial-A-Song exclusive, is a duet wherein Flansburgh sings WordSaladLyrics and Linnell responds pretty much as the listener would:

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* "Thinking Machine", another Dial-A-Song exclusive, track (later on ''Why?''), is a duet wherein Flansburgh sings WordSaladLyrics and Linnell responds pretty much as the listener would:



** This particular passage is made funnier by the music video, where dogs materialize with every repetition of the word dog... Then one of the dogs promptly [[ToiletHumour lifts its leg...]]
* Speaking of Dial-A-Song, there's also "ECNALUBMA," which takes AmusingInjuries to heights unprecedented.

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** *** This particular passage is made funnier by the music video, where dogs materialize with every repetition of the word dog... Then one of the dogs promptly [[ToiletHumour lifts its leg...]]
** Off the same album: "Hello Mrs. Wheelyke," wherein Flansburgh's sincere, mundane calls pair with Linnell's spirited, absurd responses.
* Speaking of Dial-A-Song, there's also "ECNALUBMA," (later on ''Phone Power'') which takes AmusingInjuries to heights unprecedented.



[[MajorInjuryUnderreaction I think my hand is broken]]
* "Hello Mrs. Wheelyke," which deadpans its way between the mundane and the absurd.

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[[MajorInjuryUnderreaction I think my hand is broken]]
* "Hello Mrs. Wheelyke," which deadpans its way between the mundane and the absurd.
broken]]
2nd Mar '16 6:47:40 AM Andyroid
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* Speaking of Dial-A-Song, there's also "ECNALUBMA," which takes BloodyHilarious to heights unprecedented.

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* Speaking of Dial-A-Song, there's also "ECNALUBMA," which takes BloodyHilarious AmusingInjuries to heights unprecedented.unprecedented.
-->Help me out, I can't seem to get this window open\\
Never mind, now it's open\\
[[MajorInjuryUnderreaction I think my hand is broken]]
16th Jun '15 2:14:51 PM InTheGallbladder
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** A running gag in the "Our Options Have Changed" tour was to have They Might Be Giants take calls to the Dial-A-Song service mid-show. The callers (played by Flansburgh) included Mama They Might Be Giants (who gave birth to quintuplets and, in the ensuing stupor, could only come up with three names) and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZgZaFfaf28&t=1m40s an increasingly furious David Miscavidge,]] who speaks in a squeaky voice and sends the band all manner of baffling, empty threats.

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** A running gag in the "Our Options Have Changed" tour was to have They Might Be Giants take calls to the Dial-A-Song service mid-show. The callers (played by Flansburgh) included [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrqobISYwsE Mama They Might Be Giants Giants]] (who gave birth to quintuplets and, in the ensuing stupor, could only come up with three names) and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZgZaFfaf28&t=1m40s an increasingly furious David Miscavidge,]] who speaks in a squeaky voice and sends the band all manner of baffling, empty threats.
11th Jun '15 11:29:34 AM InTheGallbladder
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* "Hello Mrs. Wheelyke," which deadpans its way between the mundane and the absurd.
24th May '15 7:40:29 PM InTheGallbladder
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** A running gag in the "Our Options Have Changed" tour was to have people (played by Flansburgh) randomly contact the band (via the Dial-A-Song service) mid-show. These include Mama They Might Be Giants, who gave birth to quintuplets and, in the ensuing stupor, could only come up with three names, and an increasingly furious, squeaky-voiced David Miscavidge, who repeatedly sends the band empty threats.

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** A running gag in the "Our Options Have Changed" tour was to have people They Might Be Giants take calls to the Dial-A-Song service mid-show. The callers (played by Flansburgh) randomly contact the band (via the Dial-A-Song service) mid-show. These include included Mama They Might Be Giants, who Giants (who gave birth to quintuplets and, in the ensuing stupor, could only come up with three names, names) and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZgZaFfaf28&t=1m40s an increasingly furious, squeaky-voiced furious David Miscavidge, Miscavidge,]] who repeatedly speaks in a squeaky voice and sends the band all manner of baffling, empty threats.threats.
12th May '15 2:49:31 PM InTheGallbladder
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* Speaking of Dial-A-Song, there's also "ECNALUMBA," which takes BloodyHilarious to heights unprecedented.

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* Speaking of Dial-A-Song, there's also "ECNALUMBA," "ECNALUBMA," which takes BloodyHilarious to heights unprecedented.
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