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

Jun 12, 2019

Ep. 70. "Brave New World" is the ninth track off of the band's 2010 album Hurley. John talks about why he likes it, but also why it reveals some of the tension amidst the band at this time. In addition, you'll learn everything you ever need to know about Hurleygate.


1. "Brave New World" on Spotify | Apple Music...

Apr 3, 2019

Ep. 61. "Where's My Sex?" is a song inspired by Rivers Cuomo's daughter, Mia. But if that makes it sound like you're about to hear a sweet and sappy episode, well, you're quite mistaken. John explains why "Where's My Sex?" sounds like a bad April Fool's joke that, unfortunately for fans of the band, is all too...

Sep 5, 2018

Ep. 34. "All My Friends Are Insects" is an unusual Post-Pinkerton track for many reasons: it's not written by any band members, it's for children, and ... it's almost universally loved by the fans. John is joined by returning guest Diana Metzger -- and his daughter! -- to talk about Weezer's one and only appearance...

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.



Mar 7, 2018

Ep. 6. Scott Heisel joins the show to talk to John about "Hang On," one of his favorite tracks off of Hurley, the band's 2010 album. Scott worked at Alternative Press for a decade, and continues working now as a freelance music journalist.


1. "Hang On" (album version) on Spotify | Apple Music | YouTube

2. "Hang...