Podcast 39

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Host: The Scientist Johns
Date published: August 27, 2009
Show length: 4:07
Subscribe: XML Feed / iTunes
Download video: tmbg.com (30.4 MB)


Description[edit | edit source]

Direct from Brooklyn's own They Might Be Giants, this is the only authorized and official podcast from the band. Often imitated, never remunerated. Specializing in original, live and/or rare material from the band, please enjoy TMBG's finest podcast!

Segments[edit | edit source]

  • Starting time [0:00] - Scientist Johns:
Flansburgh: Hello!

Linnell: Hello!
Flansburgh: I'm John.
Linnell: And I'm John.
Flansburgh: And we are They Might Be Giants.
Linnell: And this is our video podcast for families.
Flansburgh: For kids.
Linnell: For you!
Flansburgh: Why do we wear lab coats in our podcast?
Linnell: Because they are clean.
Flansburgh: And because we are passionate about science!
Linnell: And our new DVD, Here Comes Science!
Flansburgh: And here's a video from that project.

Flansburgh: This next song is called "I Am A Paleontologist," and it's about our friend Danny, who likes to pretend he is one.

Linnell: Paleontology is a fancy word for the study of prehistoric life.
Flansburgh: Fossils.
Linnell: Dinosaur bones.
Flansburgh: Evolution.
Linnell: Mass extinction.
Flansburgh: Stratigraphy.
Linnell: Taxonomy.
Flansburgh: Mass extinction.
Linnell: Dinosaur bones.
Flansburgh: Evolution.
Linnell: Evolution.
Flansburgh: Fossils.
Linnell: Dinosaur bones.
Flansburgh: Taxonomy.
Linnell: More dinosaur bones.
Flansburgh: Bones.
Linnell: Fossils.
Flansburgh: Stratigraphy.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Though it was released as part of the main They Might Be Giants Podcast, this episode was seemingly designed as an episode of the Family Video Podcast promoting Here Comes Science.
  • This is the first podcast episode to be identified by a number but not an accompanying letter.
  • The background image used at the start of the podcast when the band are introducing themselves is of City Hall, in London, England.