They Might Be Giants

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They Might Be Giants

Born

6/1/1982, New York, New York. (Band Birthdate)

Birth Name

John Flansburgh (May 6, 1960); John Linnell (June 12, 1959)

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Also Known As

TMBG, John Linnell, John Flansburgh
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11 votes

Biography

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They met in Junior High School when they both worked on the school newspaper. Linnell was an editor of "the only high school newspaper without a sports section" and he became friends with Flansburgh through their work on the paper. They each went their separate way for a…more

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Trivia and Quotes

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  • Quotes

    • John Linnell: (about the Apollo 18 cover) I think there's some sort of implication in that picture that the squid might win the fight against the whale, but I think what happens is that the whale eats the squid.

    • John Flansburgh: World's going to hell anyway, have a good time.

    • John Linnell: We just think puppets are kinda cool. We like puppets. Some of our best friends are puppets. We're puppets.

    • John Flansburgh: I think it's safe to say we're getting older, but we're also getting stranger. We can all be thankful for that.

    • John Linnell: Our songs remind you of songs you've never heard.

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    A very underrated little band.
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