Mailing List Archive/2003-11-01

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SHOWS AND FREE IN-STORES PERFORMANCES (full sched. at the end of this) 10/2 Seattle + 10/4 San Francisco + 10/5 Los Angeles + 10/9 Albany + 10/10 Boston +10/11 Providence RI + 10/14 Philadelphia + 10/15 Washington DC + 10/16 Baltimore MD +11/18 New York City + 12/5,6,7 Chicago + 12/8 Minneapolis + 12/10 New York City + 12/26,27 New York City _______________________________________

NEW MP3s FOR ALL AT TMBG.COM There are three MP3s available to you now at It is our "Robot/Puppet" special edition. We bring you a highlight from our deep catalog "Become A Robot," recorded live in a decade long ago. The other two tracks there, a version of "Robot Parade" and a cover of the Bob Lind buried treasure "I Love to Sing," were recorded by the Deeply Felt Puppet Theater (who are appearing at the kids' show in Seattle). Gloria Felt and Jebadiah Deeply started the group, and are joined by banjo virtuoso Pearly the Poodle.

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HEAR THE ACOUSTIC FINGERTIPS AT THE TMBG CLOCK RADIO Currently on the EBS channel of TMBG's Clock Radio (a free download audio streamer that tidily lives on your desktop) is a rebroadcast of our appearance of the fine WNYC radio program "Spinning On Air." Host Jonathan Schwarts plays our early show intro, and talks us into performing "Fingertips" as an acoustic three-piece with Dan "Stormy Black" Miller. Stunt broadcasting at its finest! And check in with the many new and rare tracks on the AM dial.... _______________________________________


It's Halloween! So They Might Be Giants want to announce their Holiday shows at Irving Plaza on December 26 and 27th. Yes, the shows will be very different -completely different - so get your tickets at the box office (they only take cash or amex) or go now to . (they also have tickets for Seattle, Chicago and the UCLA show NEXT YEAR!)

Yes, finally TMBG's HOLIDAYLAND EP is back in stock! And a special offer.... On holiday mail-orders from now until our mid-Dec. cut-off, whether it's for the TMBG video compilation DVD, Bed, Bed, Bed, the Dial-A-Song compilation, No!, Mink Car or any of our other catalog items, we will include a special personalized Christmas card from John and John (which you can include as part of your gift to that special someone) along with a new custom "Flans" pick. So give the gift of TMBG this year, with this special offer from

Order this sweet little stocking stuffer for just $10 and hear five holiday songs that will have you rockin' into the new year long after the yule log is a pile of ash in the fireplace you only wish you had. Includes TMBG's inspired cover of the Sonic's garage classic "Santa Claus", the bittersweet Chanukah song "Feast of Lights" and three others. Order now at our secured site.

If you are a vinyl collector, be sure to check out the ever-changing Operator Dot's Rarities!

While we would be happy to fill your "Bed, Bed, Bed" order directly, we have to remind everyone that Amazon still has it on psycho-super-sale for $11.89, and we are proud to report your efforts have put us up to #4 on the kids' lit chart (no small accomplishment in publishing). If you need to stock up for Xmas giftos go to 75708-3431240?v=glance&n=507846

New shows added! Manhattan invasion! We'll be performing a free duo show in New York City at the Virgin Mega-Store on Nov. 18 at 6:30. We'll be signing copies of the new "Gigantic" DVD (and anything else of course!) Also-TMBG's Other Thing (perhaps the name comes from every member having another name?) featuring Mark "Loveman" Pender (trumpet) from the Conan band, along with Marcus Rojas, star of the WB's upcoming reality series "Tuba Island" (tuba), Dan "The Machine" Levine (trombone), and Marty "Bam Bam " Beller (drums) continues to expand its sphere of influence at a special free full band show celebrating the incredible success of "Bed, Bed, Bed" on Dec. 10th.

Seattle Nov. 2 Experience Music Project, special extra loud rock show at 9:00 p.m., special kids' show with the Deeply Felt Puppet Theater at 3pm

San Francisco Nov. 4, 7 p.m. A Clean Well-Lighted Place Square, in-store performance & signing

Los Angeles Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Vroman's Pasadena, in-store performance & signing

Albany, NY Nov. 9, 2 p.m. Book House, in-store performance & signing

Boston, MA Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Borders 10-20 School St., in-store performance & signing

Providence, RI Nov. 11, 7 p.m. Borders Providence Place, in-store performance & signing

Philadelphia, PA Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Borders South Broad St., in-store performance & signing

Washington DC Nov. 15, 7 p.m. Olsson's Books - Arlington City, in-store performance & signing

Baltimore Nov. 16, 3 p.m. Barnes & Noble - White Marsh, in-store performance & signing

New York City Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m. Virgin Mega Store Union Square, in-store performance & signing

(DATE CORRECTION!) Chicago Dec 5 The Vic Theater (very adult rock show to benefit kids) Chicago Dec 6 &7 2 & 4 p.m. Old Town School, Family Concert

Minneapolis Dec. 8, 7p.m. Wild Rumpus Books, in-store performance & signing

New York City Dec. 10, 7pm Barnes and Noble Union Square w/ TMBG's Other Thing