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Welcome to Post-Pinkerton, a podcast about Weezer, hosted by John Carroll

Jul 25, 2018

Ep. 28. "Preacher's Son" is a curious song in Weezer's history, because while it's ostensibly in some part about Rivers Cuomo's relationship with his father, the song mostly avoids talking about that relationship at all. 


1. "Preacher's Son" on YouTube

2. "Say It Ain't So" on Spotify | Apple Music | YouTube


Jul 18, 2018

Ep. 27. "Memories" holds a strange place amongst Weezer's Post-Pinkerton work: dismissed by fans upon release, only to later inspire what might be the band's most beloved tour of the Post-Pinkerton era. John discusses all of this, plus the song's connection to the cast and crew of the Jackass franchise.



Jul 11, 2018

Ep. 26. If you like Weezer demos, then you've come to the right episode, because we've got a bunch of them in today's show about "Burndt Jamb." The Maladroit track started as a silly parody of jam bands and evolved into something much different during album production. John tracks the journey -- and explains why we...

Jul 4, 2018

Ep. 25. John is once again joined by Alex Rice, co-host of the Bruce Springsteen Song of the Week podcast, to discuss "The Organ Player," a demo from Weezer's scrapped fifth album sessions. John and Alex talk about why the song marks a pivotal turning point in Rivers Cuomo's evolution as a songwriter.


1. "The...