YouTube user AKAcronny
has an interesting animation style, which he applies to making fan videos for They Might Be Giants songs:
Can't Keep Johnny Down ( <-- best, watch this one)
- Certain People I Could Name
- Everything Right is Wrong Again
They Might Be Giants' new video
for "When Will You Die?" in which they build a giant paper monster hearse.
They Might Be Giants cover Chumbawamba’s "Tubthumping,"
with help from the Onion A/V Club team. An episode from The Onion's A/V Undercover Project
) in which bands take turns covering a popular song from a master list. Last year, 25 bands covered 25 songs in the A/V offices
. (Click "View All Episodes" to see the complete list below the video)
To date, there are 26 episodes in 2011
...the lyrics to that last song were basically taken from an encyclopedia written in the 50s, and since the 50s, some remarkable things have happened...
In 1959, a number of songs about science
were released on an album called Space Songs. One of these was later covered
by the band They Might Be Giants: Why Does The Sun Shine? (The Sun Is A Mass of Incandescent Gas)
. Only one problem: it isn't
--the song was based on an incorrect text from 1951
. So they wrote an answer song to themselves: Why Does The Sun Really Shine? (The Sun Is a Miasma of Incandescent Plasma)
. Bonus link: see for yourself!
Strongbad answers his 200th email in this installment of the long-running Homestarrunner.com web site. Featuring a musical intro by They Might Be Giants.
A film adaptation of Neil Gaiman's
Hugo Award winning novella, Coraline
will be out (in 3D
) in early 2009. [Previously
] [more inside]
They Might Be Giants have a Podcast
- Dig it!
The inaugral installment features, among other choice musical morsels, a cover of the Banana Splits' "I Enjoy Being a Boy," yet another nifty rendition of Particle Man, and a hilarious collection of turtle songs
Direct link to feed.
They Might Be Giants get the Fanimutation
Ladies and gentlemen, do not be alarmed. Please remain perfectly still. What you are about to see is real, the performers are not grinning scarecrows sent here to torture and manipulate you. Ladies and gentlemen, it is my pleasure to introduce the twin quasars of rock: They! Might! Be! Giants!