Gigantic – A Tale of Two Johns (NTSC Region 1)


Fantastic special edition of the great documentary about They Might Be Giants featuring tons of bonus footage and live performances.

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Welcome to the surreal and poetic planet of They Might Be Giants, the
Brooklyn-based musical duo of John Flansburgh and John Linnell, who have spent
the past twenty years crafting their singular alt-pop style — cerebral, dark
and humorous. Embracing the Do-It-Yourself ethos of true independent artists,
They Might Be Giants has followed a unconventional path to cult stardom — from
John and John’s first meeting in a Lincoln, Massachusetts grade school through
the East Village performance art scene of the early ’80s to their 2002 Grammy
Award — aided by stunning, low-budget music videos, trailblazing use of the
internet and a truly groundbreaking utilization of the telephone answering

  • NTSC Region 1
  • Feature Commentary with
    John Flansburgh, John Linnell, Director AJ Schnack and Sarah Vowell
  • Deleted Scenes &
    Bonus Materials: Outtakes, never-before-released TV and radio appearances,
    raw footage and interviews featuring Conan O’Brien, Dave Eggers, Michael
    McKean, Sarah Vowell, Syd Straw, and Ira Glass.
  • Classic Music Videos
    including ‘Dont’ Let’s Start’, ‘Ana Ng’ and
    ‘Birdhouse in Your Soul’ will all-new introductions by John
    Linnell, John Flansburgh and Director Adam Bernstein
  • Live Performances
    Covering fifteen years of They Might be Giants, including vintage versions
    of: ‘Hide Away Folk Family’ and ‘Mr. Me’ (1987),
    ‘Number Three’ and ‘Fingertips’ from the 2001 Polish
    National Home concert and ‘Birdhouse’ from the now classic Tonight
    Show performance with Doc Severinson & the NBC Orchestra (1990)

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Weight 5 oz