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November 17, 2022

They Might Be Giants have announced a few weeks of dates touring the southeastern US in March 2023 performing the Flood album. New dates are on the Shows page and TMBG's website.

November 17, 2022

KMSU's They Might Be Playing They Might Be Giants Day marathon is tomorrow, Friday, November 18.

November 15, 2022

BOOK has been nominated for the 2023 Grammy for "Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package"!

November 9, 2022

They Might Be Giants are releasing new vinyl variants: They Might Be Giants on a pink and green swirl, Apollo 18 on picture disc and black and white swirl, and Glean on clear vinyl with red wisps. They're now available at

October 14, 2022

The They Might Be Giants show at First Avenue was livestreamed for free via Flymachine with replays available of the stream available through October 22.

October 3, 2022

We here at want to wish Mr. Dan "It Doesn't Have to Be This Way" Miller a happy happy birthday. And in new press, John Flansburgh spoke to The Ithaca Times and The Loudoun Times-Mirror, while Danny Weinkauf was interviewed by Leesburg Lifestyle.

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!

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