History Quotes / TheyMightBeGiants

22nd May '14 2:29:18 PM InTheGallbladder
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->'''Interviewer (referring to Factory Showroom)''': There's something I find vaguely disturbing about some of the songs on this record.\\
'''Flansburgh''': The songs we recorded in the nude, you mean? You figured that out?

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->'''Interviewer (referring to Factory Showroom)''': ->'''Interviewer''': There's something I find vaguely disturbing about some of the songs on this record.[Factory Showroom].\\
'''Flansburgh''': The songs we recorded in the nude, you mean? You figured that out?
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->"''...frankly, I was a terrible science student in high school. My last memory of the periodic table was right before I lost consciousness.''"
-->On why They hired a consultant during "Here Comes Science.
15th Mar '14 1:39:25 AM InTheGallbladder
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Their Dial-A-Song service had this message once, which is the 13th track on their B-side album ''Miscellaneous T''.



'''Gloria:''' Look in the paper! Don't blame me if the guy's a nut.

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'''Gloria:''' Look in the paper! Don't blame me if the guy's a nut.nut.
-->--''Untitled'', off the ''Hotel Detective EP''
18th Aug '12 10:32:27 AM pittsburghmuggle
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Gloria: Look in the paper! Don't blame me if the guy's a nut.\\

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Gloria: '''Gloria:''' Look in the paper! Don't blame me if the guy's a nut.\\
11th Jul '12 9:29:39 PM pittsburghmuggle
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->''It wasn't a get rich quick scheme - it's a get rich really really slowly scheme.''

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->''It wasn't a get "get rich quick quick" scheme - it's a get "get rich really really slowly slowly" scheme.''
11th Jul '12 9:26:42 PM pittsburghmuggle
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->[Judy is your Viet Nam] "did start as a Christmas song, and then sort of veered a hard left."

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->[Judy is your Viet Nam] "did "''did start as a Christmas song, and then sort of veered a hard left."''"







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\n\n\n->'''Interviewer (referring to Factory Showroom)''': There's something I find vaguely disturbing about some of the songs on this record.\\
'''Flansburgh''': The songs we recorded in the nude, you mean? You figured that out?

[[AC: John Linnell]]

->''It wasn't a get rich quick scheme - it's a get rich really really slowly scheme.''
-->--Discussing Dial-A-Song
11th Jul '12 9:20:21 PM pittsburghmuggle
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-->--2011 WXRT Radio Interview

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-->--2011 WXRT Radio InterviewInterview





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Their Dial-A-Song service had this message once, which is the 13th track on their B-side album ''Miscellaneous T''.

->'''Gloria:''' What do you think--what do you make out of that recording?\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' I don't know, Gloria, I just do--\\
'''Gloria:''' Some kind of singing. They sound like all kinds of people, right?\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Yeah.\\
'''Gloria:''' And then it says, "Another child is born in India every time you call this number," right?\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Yeah, right.\\
'''Gloria:''' Does that make any sense to you?\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' No, it doesn't make no sense to me.\\
'''Gloria:''' Bu--and the guy that spoke--I don't know who he is.\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Yeah.\\
'''Gloria:''' But that--that--it doesn't sound like no answering machine, right?\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' No, it ain't an answering machine because they're not saying anything; they just--\\
'''Gloria:''' But what does he get--how does he make money on this? Whatever he's advertising in the paper. This is the part that don't make no sense.\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Oh, he's advertising this in the paper you saw it.\\
'''Gloria:''' In the Village Voice, yeah. They got--that's where the Kiss Clinic, but they give you another number if you wanna join it. Then I got the "intellectuals meet with other intellectuals..."\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Yeah.\\
'''Gloria:''' "...speak another language."\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Yeah. Oh.\\
'''Gloria:''' They meet at La Met--La Maisonette restaurant. They give you the price. Then they give you another number to call if you're interested. This guy... all you get is this here recording, but u-w--I don't see how he makes money.\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Yeah, yeah.\\
'''Gloria:''' You know what I'm saying? It's just.... They got the craziest things in that paper.\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Yeah, yeah.\\
'''Gloria:''' They come over with all--they got the craziest things. But this one here-- "There Must Be Giants," it's called. And it says "call machine," and they got the phone number.\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' Yeah.\\
'''Gloria:''' But what kind of money does he make? It don't make no sense. Well, he don't make any money, right?\\
'''Guy on Phone:''' No.\\
'''Gloria:''' But, that's--then he's a nut, right? Do you see--do you see any sense to that? "There May Be Giants?" That reco--that recording I have on. The new one. Did you hear it? I changed it. I took off the intellectuals. I put on There May Be Giants.\\
'''Guy in Background:''' What?\\
'''Gloria:''' Who's They May Be Giants?\\
'''Guy in Background:''' What are you talking about?\\
'''Gloria:''' That's what's on my--the phone, There May Be G-- well I can't explain it, 'cause I don't know what it is.\\
'''Guy in Background:''' (unintelligible muttering) you could make sense once in a while.\\
Gloria: Look in the paper! Don't blame me if the guy's a nut.\\
10th Jul '12 3:44:43 AM pittsburghmuggle
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->[Judy is your Viet Nam]"did start as a Christmas song, and then sort of veered a hard left."

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->[Judy is your Viet Nam]"did Nam] "did start as a Christmas song, and then sort of veered a hard left."
10th Jul '12 3:44:03 AM pittsburghmuggle
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[[AC:John Flansburgh]]
->[Judy is your Viet Nam]"did start as a Christmas song, and then sort of veered a hard left."
-->--2011 WXRT Radio Interview
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