#100 – “Down To The Bottom Of The Sea” (2001)

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A.S.: Welp, we’ve made it to #100, slowly but surely, especially in the last couple of weeks.  We apologize for the delays. L.K.: Yeah, I don’t know what’s up with us lately. A.S.: A combination of being lazy and busy. I think. L.K.: This is kind of an anticlimactic song to be the big #100. A.S.: Such is the drawback of the shuffle. But to … Continue reading

#88 – “Even My T-Shirt” (2001)

They Might Be Giants vs. McSweeney's

L.K.: More tiny tracks, oh boy A.S.: This one is exceptionally strange, too.  I kind of really love this one. It’s just… inexplicable. L.K.: A lot of McSweeney’s tracks are completely inexplicable when viewed as individual tracks. A.S.: Yeah, we need Nathan’s help with this one, since he actually has a copy of McSweeney’s Issue #6. But I mean… just this … Continue reading

#46 – “Budnitz #1” (2001)

They Might Be Giants vs. McSweeney's

L.K.: There’s so little to even say about this song since it’s so short and it’s an instrumental, but for a tiny little instrumental, I really enjoy it. Or at least I enjoy the first, faster part of it. A.S.: Yeah, it’s just this cool little surf/spy thing. L.K.: It’s also known as “Be Kind And Gentle”. Both … Continue reading

#10 – “The Life of Doug” (2001)

They Might Be Giants vs. McSweeney's

A.S.: So we finally reach not only our first McSweeney’s track, but also our first instrumental, and our first track under 30 seconds long. L.K.: Well that certainly gives us a lot less fodder for discussion given the short length and lack of lyrics. I wish I knew which McSweeney’s piece this song was supposed … Continue reading

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