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Talking about Weezer: The band, the music and just how weird it all is.

Talking about Weezer: The band, the music and just how weird it all is.
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Talking about Weezer: The band, the music and just how weird it all is.

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@weezerpod

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English

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Episode 20: The End of the Game and Van Weezer

9/18/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER TWENTY of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week, Sara and Matt talk about NEW Weezer stuff. That’s right, the new single The End of the Game, the upcoming album Van Weezer and the Hella Mega Tour with Green Day and Fall Out Boy. Yeah, a lot of Weezer news and we (try to) cover it all! LINKS: RIVERS CUOMO OF WEEZER: “I HAVE THE NEGATIVE THOUGHTS I HAD WHEN I STARTED”:...

Duration:01:12:14

Episode 19: You Gave Your Love to 'Angus' Softly

9/11/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER NINETEEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week, Sara and Matt welcome Andrew Roebuck (Derncast, Milkshakes and Mimosas) to discuss the mid-90s teen movie Angus. It’s weird, features a Weezer song—but not the original one slated to appear—and has three Oscar winners in the cast. Does this make it a good movie? Well... LINKS: Rent Angus on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoyl8J0NR0U Wavves - You Gave Your Love To Me Softly:...

Duration:01:09:48

Episode 18: Don't Judge Weezer by Their Covers (Pt. 2)

9/4/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER EIGHTEEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week, Sara and Matt talk about more cover songs by Weezer! This time, they cover their cover of Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid” from the Teal Album, their cover of Toni Braxton’s “Unbreak My Heart” from Death to False Metal and the live cover of Nirvana’s “Breed” from the short-livedGoat Punishment. LINKS: List of songs written by Diane Warren: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_songs_written_by_Diane_Warren Weezer -...

Duration:01:07:44

Episode 17: Brian's Carnival Art

8/28/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER SEVENTEEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week, Sara and Matt come back from a late summer break to talk about the band Carnival Art, a short-lived band that Brian Bell was in before he joined Weezer. They go through Brian’s early life and the two albums Brian played on with Carnival Art. LINKS: Weezer’s Brian Bell Talks Gibsons, His Influences and the Guitars He Takes on the Road:...

Duration:01:05:08

Episode 16: Weezer on Letterman

7/31/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER SIXTEEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week, Sara and Matt talk about the five times Weezer was on The Late Show With David Letterman (and the one time they were on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert). Is Say It Ain’t So the best performance? LINKS: James Brown on Letterman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4m_dv5Z7hg Joaquin Phoenix on Letterman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maBjr0yPfu4 Crispin Glover on Letterman:...

Duration:01:12:04

Episode 15: Listening to the White Album for the first time

7/24/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER FIFTEEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week, Sara and Matt talk about the tenth studio album and the fourth self-titled “color” album released by Weezer: the White Album. Will they like it? Is it better than the Red Album? Why do four of the ten songs have “girl” in the title? Some of these questions are answered in the podcast! LINKS: Magnet: Record Review: Weezer’s “Weezer”: http://magnetmagazine.com/2016/04/19/record-review-weezers-weezer/ Pitchfork:...

Duration:01:10:13

Episode 14: The Blue Album at 25 with Noah Frank

7/17/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER FOURTEEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week, Sara and Matt have a guest on! It’s WTOP sports editor Noah Frank, who wrote an article about the 25th anniversary of The Blue Album and has a lot of memories of music of that era, plus Sara and Noah nerd out about UCSB. Somehow Jack Johnson comes up, because it’s that kind of podcast. Also, Noah talks about a podcast that he’ll be releasing soon. LINKS: Say It Ain’t So: Weezer’s landmark ‘Blue Album’ turns 25:...

Duration:01:10:36

Episode 13: Pinkerton Music Videos

7/10/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER THIRTEEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. Sara and Matt talk about Pinkerton music videos in this lucky episode! The band hated the El Scorcho video, were at odds during The Good Life video and, sure, let’s mention blink-182. LINKS: Pinkerton/Green Music Videos - No Scrubs Edit: https://www.facebook.com/weezerpod/videos/322303805100832/ Weezer - El Scorcho (Director's Cut): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okthJIVbi6g Weezer - El Scorcho (possibly Rivers' cut?):...

Duration:01:03:45

Mini Episode 1: 50% vs. 100%

7/3/2019
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It’s MINI EPISODE 1 of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. Since it’s a holiday week here in the United States, we decided to just give you a bite-sized edition of the podcast. We talk about one of Rivers’ latest interviews, where he says there could be two more Weezer albums this year and his thoughts on how hard it is to make an album that 100 percent represents Weezer. LINKS: Weezer's Rivers Cuomo: ‘I still have the same negative thoughts I had when I started’:...

Duration:00:20:45

Episode 12: Peter's String Weez(er)

6/26/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER TWELVE of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week Sara and Matt have a guest! Peter talks about how he and some friends did a string tribute to Weezer while in high school, how he met Matt and all other Weezer thoughts. Plus, we talk about Rivers’ dance lessons. LINKS: Rivers Cuomo - Dance Lesson #1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOA5O8Zg4tI Rivers Cuomo - Dance Lesson #2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0h6bR42MwHE Rivers Cuomo - Dance Lesson #3:...

Duration:01:00:44

Episode 11: Yo, It's Mr. Rivers' Muppethood

6/19/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER ELEVEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week Sara and Matt go back to their childhoods and talk about Weezer’s history with kids TV shows. From The Muppets to Yo Gabba Gabba to Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood, they talk it all. Probably the only episode that will ever reference WWE wrestling AND an alternate universe where this podcast never exists. LINKS: Weezer - All My Friends Are Insects (Yo Gabba Gabba): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuSnyxD0TkM TV's Most...

Duration:01:14:30

Episode 10: Weezer World Cup

6/12/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER TEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week Sara and Matt talk about something near and dear to Rivers Cuomo’s heart: Soccer. With the Women’s World Cup in full swing, it seems like a good time to talk about the three soccer-themed songs/music videos by Rivers and Weezer, plus Matt talks WAY too much about his favorite goal the US Men’s National Team has ever scored, while Sara patiently listens to him nerd out. LINKS: Weezer - Lover in the Snow music video:...

Duration:01:05:44

Episode 9: Bands Do Weezer (Songs)

6/5/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER NINE of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week Sara and Matt switch things up and talk about other bands covering Weezer songs. Did you know that Chris Carraba loves Weezer? And covered them? And Matt keeps saying Chris Carrabas? Did you know Hanson covered a Red Album song and said it had attitude? Anyway, we talk about it all, including Sara figuring out why she feels the way she feels about Troublemaker. LINKS: Dashboard Confessional - Jamie:...

Duration:01:01:36

Episode 8: Green and Red and Steven Ray Morris All Over

5/29/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER EIGHT of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week Sara and Matt have a special guest: Steven Ray Morris! And they’re all talking in person! Steven gives his history of listening to Weezer and the three talk about their favorite and least favorite songs on the Green Album and the Red Album. And do you know which Red Album song sounds like a six-year-old’s poetry? Well, listen and you’ll find out! LINKS: Nope Ropes, Sneks, & Danger Noodles:...

Duration:01:11:07

Episode 7: Dork and Memes

5/22/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER SEVEN of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week Sara and Matt try to make sense of the social media accounts of Rivers Cuomo. Does he mean what he tweets? Who makes those Instagram memes? Seriously, though, what’s up with those tweets: That and more on this week’s episode. LINKS: Rivers Cuomo - The Tweet Life: https://www.huckmag.com/art-and-culture/music-2/rivers-cuomo/ 50 Perfect Tweets Tweeted By Perfect Human Rivers Cuomo:...

Duration:00:58:17

Episode 6: Return of the Rentals For The First Time

5/15/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER SIX of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here. This week Sara and Matt take a break from Weezer and take a look at Return of the Rentals, the first album from Matt Sharp’s band The Rentals. It’s the first time Matt had ever listened to the album, while it’s one Sara knows very well. LINKS: Holy Hell! Return of the Rentals Turns 20 https://spectrumculture.com/2015/04/09/holy-hell-return-of-the-rentals-turns-20/ Rivers Cuomo Looks Back at ‘Pinkerton’...

Duration:01:16:51

Episode 5: Blue Album Music Videos

5/8/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER FIVE of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here! Sara and Matt break down all three music videos from the Blue Album: Undone (The Sweater Song), Say It Ain’t So and Buddy Holly. And they discuss what the band members themselves had to say about it in the extras of the DVD Video Capture Device. LINKS: Weezer Tiny Desk Concert: https://www.npr.org/2019/03/26/706962997/weezer-tiny-desk-concert Weezerpedia - Amherst House: https://www.weezerpedia.com/wiki/Amherst_House The Rentals...

Duration:01:17:30

Episode 4: Don't Judge Weezer By Their Covers (Pt. 1)

5/1/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER Four of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here! Sara and Matt break down four Weezer cover songs, two from the teal album and two from before: No Scrubs by TLC, Velouria by Pixies, Take On Me by A-ha and one very special song that you probably didn’t know existed. LINKS: TLC - Waterfalls: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WEtxJ4-sh4 TLC - No Scrubs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrLequ6dUdM Weezer - No Scrubs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55UtG-1os_s Pixies - Velouria:...

Duration:01:30:08

Episode 3: Live From New York, It's Weezer

4/24/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER THREE of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here! Sara and Matt talk about Weezer’s short history with Saturday Night Live. Before the viral sketch with Matt Damon and Leslie Jones, Weezer appeared on SNL on an episode with Christopher Walken. Sara and Matt break down the sketch, the Weezer performances of Hash Pipe and Island in the Sun and more. LINKS: Say It Ain’t SoCal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epTeA3Uz194 Clip of Tina Fey on Jimmy Fallon’s “Larry Sanders Show”...

Duration:00:57:31

Episode 2: Weezer Plays Coachella

4/17/2019
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It’s episode NUMBER TWO of Weezer Has Turned and Left Us Here! Sara and Matt stayed up past their bedtimes to watch Weezer perform during the first weekend of 2019 Coachella. Plus their performances at the 1996 Bizarre Festival and 2014 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas. We talk about the Coachella guest appearances from Tears for Fears and TLC’s Chilli and compare them to the 1996 mosh pits of angry Germans and Rivers wearing a red cowboy hat at The Forum in 2014. Oh, and we remind everyone...

Duration:01:19:18