They Might Be Giants Taking a Stand

John Flansburgh
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They’re here, they’re weird, and you just have to deal. 

“On the evening of They Might Be Giants’ sold-out performance at Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg, the band’s founding fathers John Linnell and John Flansburgh are backstage preparing to present the first of the many ambitious projects they have slated for 2015. A few yards away, the crowd is packed with everyone from locals in their twenties to multigenerational families, including one whose three clean-cut teenage sons know every word to “Ana Ng,” just like Mom and Dad. Diehard fans in faded TMBG shirts of yore can be overheard comparing show totals, some having seen the band 30 or 40 times.”

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