- Flansburgh and John Linnell have a new They Might Be Giants disc to tout, Mink Car.
- On September 11, 2001, they released the album " Mink Car " on Restless Records.
- Balcuns was languishing in a $ 795 dyed-mink parka her grandmother had just bought her, a garment that became part of a collection that included a full-length purple shearling and a white mink car coat she received three years ago.
- The group is now touring to support last year's album, " Mink Car, " and a new lighthearted record for children called " No ! " _ which is deliberately more optimistic than most of their albums.
- A complete cover album called " Mink Car Cover " was constructed in 2011 to raise funds for the FDNY Foundation in the wake of the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks that occurred on the day of the album's original release.