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Turtlenecking with the Best

Before he and John Linnell started They Might Be Giants, John Flansburgh was in a band called the Turtlenecks (even though it seems to be Linnell who actually WORE turtlenecks more often), which he’s mentioned before as sort of a … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo has caught the public attention here in the States in recent years, but I don’t know how many people actually realize what it’s celebrating. I get the impression that it’s mostly just an excuse to drink, essentially … Continue reading

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