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christopher r. weingarten // you are not what you pwn

"Everywhere around this town, they’re running out of nouns"

That’s a line from “Nouns,” a 17-second song off the upcoming They Might Be Giants album, Nanobots.

I can’t help but think of this noun-centric convo I had with TMBG’s John Flansburgh in 2007 about the cover of The Else, which accidentally re-visited their snowmen motif from 1987:

I never thought of that link, but we do have snowmen in our past. When you’re a band that leans so heavily on nouns, at a certain point you’re just gonna start tripping over the same nouns. I guess we could write another song about a bird now.

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    Thank you, Brittany. Thank you. Personally I am having a crisis with TMBG but I still love them like the old friends I...
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