Jun 27, 2018
Ep. 24. John is joined by Alex Rice, the co-host of the Bruce Springsteen Song of the Week Podcast, to talk about Weezer's "Heart Songs," why it mentions Bruce Springsteen, and similarities between the two groups he's spent most of his life listening to.
Jun 24, 2018
Ep. 23. Weezer kicks off a nationwide tour with the Pixies this weekend, so what better way to celebrate than with Weezer's cover of The Pixies' "Velouria." John discusses why this song was so important to the start of the Post-Pinkerton and which famous musician thinks this is the best Pixies cover of...
Jun 20, 2018
Ep. 22. "Feels Like Summer" is a song that initially existed between albums, later becoming the lead single from PACIFIC DAYDREAM, the band's most recent album. Today, John talks about the song, why he's avoided that album to this point on the show, and what the song does to split casual and diehard...
Jun 13, 2018
Ep. 21. On the eve of the 2018 World Cup, John revisits "My Day Is Coming," a song Rivers Cuomo wrote about the 2006 US Men's National Soccer Team. Cuomo was asked to write an anthem for the team, but wound up writing a ballad about hope in the wake of failure.
Jun 6, 2018
Ep. 20. John is once again joined by Jenna Hall to discuss "The Girl Got Hot," a track off of the album Raditude. Warning: John and Jenna do not like this song, and are not afraid to tell you why.