History Funny / TheyMightBeGiants

1st Feb '18 12:50:58 AM InTheGallbladder
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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or ruining the carpeting or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.

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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or ruining the carpeting or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.
1st Feb '18 12:50:26 AM InTheGallbladder
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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or ruining the carpeting, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.

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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or ruining the carpeting, carpeting or wrecking the house, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.
23rd Jan '18 12:04:34 AM InTheGallbladder
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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or ruining the carpeting, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.

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** "Oh You Did." Robin Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the latter two were in their mid-fifties at the time. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the kids getting in trouble for insulting their father or ruining the carpeting, but quickly gets into ridiculous territory, such as them shaving the family pet and stuffing its hair into the milk carton for reasons unexplained.
23rd Jan '18 12:03:18 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.

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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.
23rd Jan '18 12:01:56 AM InTheGallbladder
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-->Hi, this is John [Linnell] 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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-->Hi, this is John [Linnell] [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.



** The video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4ir6dTP-Rg All the Lazy Boyfriends]] shows various boyfriends getting 'sign-shamed'; the transgressions listed start with reasonable bouts of laziness like "I clip my toenails in bed" and "I never make reservations" but soon turn to absurd things like "I pay someone to shell my pistachios" and "I don't double-check my logarithmic functions". Also included are boyfriends who "[[SantaClaus worked 15 days in the last 15 years]]" or "[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros always use the warps]]". Even on some of the more normal ones, the visuals are still fairly ridiculous.



** "Oh You Did" from ''Why?'', where guest vocalist Robin Goldwasser portrays a parental figure in the verses and the Johns portray the child in the chorus: The trouble the kid gets into is increasingly specific and elaborate, from saying rude things about their dad and dropping eggs from 14th story windows to [[NoodleIncident whatever actions led to the questions]] "How did the carton of milk get filled with shaved off puppy hairs? What's that river of water doing pouring down the stairs?". Meanwhile, the chorus takes the form of an apology from the child, but the second time it's delivered in a much more mumbled, insincere manner.

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** "Oh You Did" from ''Why?'', where guest vocalist Did." Robin Goldwasser portrays a parental figure Goldwasser, John and John are pitch-perfect in their roles as a beleaguered mother and her admonished sons respectively, even though the verses and latter two were in their mid-fifties at the Johns portray time. The song starts out pretty straightforward, with the child kids getting in the chorus: The trouble for insulting their father or ruining the kid carpeting, but quickly gets into is increasingly specific ridiculous territory, such as shaving the family pet and elaborate, from saying rude things about their dad and dropping eggs from 14th story windows to [[NoodleIncident whatever actions led to stuffing its hair into the questions]] "How did the milk carton of milk get filled with shaved off puppy hairs? What's that river of water doing pouring down the stairs?". Meanwhile, the chorus takes the form of an apology from the child, but the second time it's delivered in a much more mumbled, insincere manner.for reasons unexplained.



[[MajorInjuryUnderreaction I think my hand is broken]]
* The video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4ir6dTP-Rg All the Lazy Boyfriends]] shows various boyfriends getting 'sign-shamed'; the transgressions listed start with reasonable bouts of laziness like "I clip my toenails in bed" and "I never make reservations" but soon turn to absurd things like "I pay someone to shell my pistachios" and "I don't double-check my logarithmic functions". Also included are boyfriends who "[[SantaClaus worked 15 days in the last 15 years]]" or "[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros always use the warps]]". Even on some of the more normal ones, the visuals are still fairly ridiculous.

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[[MajorInjuryUnderreaction I think my hand is broken]]
* The video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4ir6dTP-Rg All the Lazy Boyfriends]] shows various boyfriends getting 'sign-shamed'; the transgressions listed start with reasonable bouts of laziness like "I clip my toenails in bed" and "I never make reservations" but soon turn to absurd things like "I pay someone to shell my pistachios" and "I don't double-check my logarithmic functions". Also included are boyfriends who "[[SantaClaus worked 15 days in the last 15 years]]" or "[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros always use the warps]]". Even on some of the more normal ones, the visuals are still fairly ridiculous.
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22nd Jan '18 2:37:42 AM Cryoclaste
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* The video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4ir6dTP-Rg All the Lazy Boyfriends]] shows various boyfriends getting 'sign-shamed'; the transgressions listed start with reasonable bouts of laziness like "I clip my toenails in bed" and "I never make reservations" but soon turn to absurd things like "I pay someone to shell my pistachios" and "I don't double-check my logarithmic functions". Also included are boyfriends who "[[SantaClaus worked 15 days in the last 15 years]]" or "[[SuperMarioBros always use the warps]]". Even on some of the more normal ones, the visuals are still fairly ridiculous.

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* The video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4ir6dTP-Rg All the Lazy Boyfriends]] shows various boyfriends getting 'sign-shamed'; the transgressions listed start with reasonable bouts of laziness like "I clip my toenails in bed" and "I never make reservations" but soon turn to absurd things like "I pay someone to shell my pistachios" and "I don't double-check my logarithmic functions". Also included are boyfriends who "[[SantaClaus worked 15 days in the last 15 years]]" or "[[SuperMarioBros "[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros always use the warps]]". Even on some of the more normal ones, the visuals are still fairly ridiculous.
8th Jan '18 12:09:52 AM InTheGallbladder
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** Whenever they play "No One Knows My Plan," they prelude by kicking up a conga line the way only they know how. Lines vary between performances, but include such gems as "Everybody conga, I'm not fucking kidding, put your hands on the hips of a stranger"

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** Whenever they play "No One Knows My Plan," they prelude by kicking up a conga line the way only they know how. Lines vary between performances, but include such gems as "Everybody conga, I'm "I'm not fucking kidding, put your hands on the hips of a stranger"
1st Jan '18 2:16:33 PM InTheGallbladder
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** Whenever they play "No One Knows My Plan," they prelude by kicking up a conga line the way only they know how. Lines vary between performances, but include such gems as "Everybody conga, I'm not fucking kidding, put your hands on the hips of a stranger"
23rd Dec '17 9:52:34 PM InTheGallbladder
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''I love you both, but yuletide is still H-E-double-L for me''

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''I love you both, but and yuletide is still pure H-E-double-L for me''



-->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.

to:

-->Hi, this is John [Flansburgh] [Linnell] 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.
25th Nov '17 9:47:02 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 [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrqobISYwsE 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) Flansburgh, speaking through a pitch-shifter) included [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrqobISYwsE 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.



* The video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4ir6dTP-Rg All the Lazy Boyfriends]] shows various boyfriends getting 'sign-shamed'; the transgressions listed start with reasonable bouts of laziness like "I clip my toenails in bed" and "I never make reservations" but soon turn to absurd things like "I pay someone to shell my pistachios" and "I don't double-check my logarithmic functions". Also included are boyfriends that "[[SantaClaus (have) worked 15 days in the last 15 years]]" and "[[SuperMarioBros always use the warps]]". Even on some of the more normal ones, the visuals are still fairly ridiculous.

to:

* The video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4ir6dTP-Rg All the Lazy Boyfriends]] shows various boyfriends getting 'sign-shamed'; the transgressions listed start with reasonable bouts of laziness like "I clip my toenails in bed" and "I never make reservations" but soon turn to absurd things like "I pay someone to shell my pistachios" and "I don't double-check my logarithmic functions". Also included are boyfriends that who "[[SantaClaus (have) worked 15 days in the last 15 years]]" and or "[[SuperMarioBros always use the warps]]". Even on some of the more normal ones, the visuals are still fairly ridiculous.
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