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September 28, 2022

They Might Be Giants have officially joined TikTok. Follow them at @tmbgofficial.

August 30, 2022

TMBG's Flood tour resumes today with a show in Asbury Park, NJ after a two-month hiatus due to Flansburgh's injury.

August 18, 2022

Fan podcast Don't Let's Start has released a second episode about John Henry, featuring Jay Sherman-Godfrey discussing his guitar playing on "Unrelated Thing" along with the album in general. Listen here. Additionally, John Linnell has provided photographs to the podcast from the photo shoot for John Henry and Back To Skull.

August 15, 2022

Nanobots has been reissued on 180g Cobalt Blue vinyl, as well as a free download of Idlewild on Additionally, TMBG has announced upcoming shows featuring "big hits and deep cuts" in Leesburg, VA, San Diego, and San Francisco on their 2022-23 tour.

July 22, 2022

Fan podcast Don't Let's Start has begun their series of episodes about John Henry, the first of which includes an interview with Scarlet Kim, a child model featured in the artwork for that album and the cover of Back To Skull. Listen here.

July 14, 2022

The Flood shows scheduled for June 2022 that were postponed due to John Flansburgh's vehicle injury have been rescheduled to December 2022 and January 2023. See the Shows page or for the rescheduled dates.

July 10, 2022

TMBW sends wishes for a swell birthday to Marty Beller, who's turning 55 today.

June 17, 2022

Fan podcast 9 Secret Eps has released an interview with TMBG's manager of over 30 years, Jamie Kitman, about his career with the band. Listen here.

June 12, 2022

TMBW sends wishes for a swell birthday to John Linnell, who's turning 63 today.

June 9, 2022

John Linnell issued a message stating that John Flansburgh was in a non-fatal car accident after last night's concert, and Flansburgh followed up shortly after with a message from the hospital. As he will require time to recover from several injuries, TMBG's June 2022 shows are being postponed. TMBW wishes Mr. Flansburgh a full and speedy recovery.

June 7, 2022

TMBG's 2022-23 tour featuring the full Flood album begins tomorrow at the Bowery Ballroom, with the accompaniment of the Tricerachops Horns for the month of June. This marks the first live They Might Be Giants show in over two years.

May 17, 2022

John Linnell discussed "Birdhouse In Your Soul" and "If Day For Winnipeg" on The Story Behind the Song.

May 6, 2022

TMBW wishes John Flansburgh a very happy 62nd birthday!

April 4, 2022

Fan podcast 9 Secret Eps has released a previously unheard phone interview with John Flansburgh, conducted by co-host John Walker in August 2001 just before the release of Mink Car. Listen here.

March 26, 2022

Join Us is getting a vinyl rerelease on June 17 on a limited edition clear 180g LP. Preorder now.

March 10, 2022

An official soundboard recording of They Might Be Giants' show at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ on August 8th, 2013, titled Asbury Park Live, is now available for download. This was previously included in the 2020 "BOOK" edition of the Instant Fan Club.

We'll meet at the end of the tour. (News archives...)

This Day in TMBG

Events of October 1:


2003 – The audiobook of The Partly Cloudy Patriot, a book by Sarah Vowell which features music by They Might Be Giants, is released.

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