Nonagon (Podcast Episode)

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From the video for Nonagon.
From the video for Nonagon.

Host: The Puppet Johns
Date published: January 18, 2008
Show length: 5:32


"They Might Be Giants video podcast of songs about letters, numbers and everything else."


  • Starting time [0:00] - Puppet Johns:
Flansburgh: Ba, ba, ba, ba (Sung repeatedly while Linnell speaks).

Linnell: It's Friday, January 18, and that means it's time for They Might Be Giants' Friday night video podcast!
Flansburgh: For Kids!
Linnell: For Families!
Flansburgh: For you!

Flansburgh: Alright, we're back! Hey John, I got a question for you!

Linnell: Yeeeaaaah?
Flansburgh: What IS a Nonagon?
Linnell: Well! A Nonagon is a nine-sided shape.
Flansburgh: Well, I don't, I don't understand.
Linnell: Well, you know how a Triangle has three sides?
Flansnurgh: Oh yeah, yeah! And a Square has four sides.
Linnell: Right! Right! Right! Well-
Flansburgh: And a five-sided thing is a...
Linnell: Yeah?
Flansburgh: A Pentagon!
Linnell: Right.
Flansburgh: A Pentagon is gonna have five sides.
Linnell: Right, right, right. Well, a Nonagon is a thing with nine sides.
Flansburgh: Ohhhhh, oh.
Linnell: Check out this uh, watch this crazy video and listen to the song and maybe it will start to make more sense.
Flansburgh: Okay...can uh, somebody roll the video please?

Flansburgh: Now we have to go
Linnell: Here we go
Flansburgh: Watch us go
Linnell: What if I don't want to go?
Flansburgh: But you do
Linnell: Maybe so
Flansburgh: But we're coming back next week
Linnell: I can't wait until next week
Flansburgh: Now it's time for us to say—
Both: so long. (Whistling and "Bo's")

(vocalization continues throughout)

  • [5:08] - Trailer