32 episodes

God Ween Evan is a podcast celebrating the American rock 'n' roll band Ween, and one man's refusal to open his heart, mind, and soul to the band's music. That man is Evan Kaufman, a New York City-based actor, writer, director and all around beautiful human being. A lover of comedy and music, Evan, it reasons, should adore and appreciate Ween's absurdist wit and musical craftsmanship, but he doesn't. WHY? Fortunately, his friends and fellow artists Katie Hartman, Will Nunziata, and Paul Gutkowski are here to unlock the mystery of what is wrong with Evan, and to shepherd him into the brown light of the Boognish. If they can save Evan Kaufman, they'll save us all.

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God Ween Evan is a podcast celebrating the American rock 'n' roll band Ween, and one man's refusal to open his heart, mind, and soul to the band's music. That man is Evan Kaufman, a New York City-based actor, writer, director and all around beautiful human being. A lover of comedy and music, Evan, it reasons, should adore and appreciate Ween's absurdist wit and musical craftsmanship, but he doesn't. WHY? Fortunately, his friends and fellow artists Katie Hartman, Will Nunziata, and Paul Gutkowski are here to unlock the mystery of what is wrong with Evan, and to shepherd him into the brown light of the Boognish. If they can save Evan Kaufman, they'll save us all.

    GWE — The Interviews: Ben Vaughn

    GWE — The Interviews: Ben Vaughn

    God Ween Evan continues its periodic interview series, where someone in or around Ween and the Ween community chews the fat with the team. Next up is legendary musician and producer Ben Vaughn. Ben's musical bio is extraordinary. He has had a prolific solo career, provided scores for several films, has a prodigious list of album production credits to his name (Los Straitjackets, Arthur Alexander, Nancy Sinatra, the soundtrack CD of the film Swingers, to name a few), as well as many other notable projects. For the purpose of this podcast, Ben was the producer of Ween's 12 Golden Country Greats and Aaron Freeman's Marvelous Clouds. The focus of this episode lies wholly on Ween's famed Country album and this interview with Ben features an in-depth track-by-track, behind-the-scenes look at the birth of Ween's fifth studio album from the producer responsible for bringing it to life. Learn more about Ben Vaughn at: http://www.benvaughn.com/.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Season 2 Episode 6: The God Ween Evan Holiday Spectacular

    Season 2 Episode 6: The God Ween Evan Holiday Spectacular

    The God Ween Evan team invites you to a celebration of the season in God Ween Evan's first annual Holiday Spectacular. On the one year anniversary of that fateful day when Ween and God Ween Evan played the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, this episode marks the return of the prodigal son Evan, and is brimming with Ween's holiday music, clever ideas for holiday gifts (such as a Boog on a Moog!) and plenty of seasonal cheer to go around. Happy Holidays all, and to all a Brown Night...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    GWE — The Interviews: Ashton Freeman

    GWE — The Interviews: Ashton Freeman

    God Ween Evan continues its periodic interview series, where someone in or around Ween and the Ween community chews the fat with the team. Next up is Ashton Freeman. Ashton is not only the child of Gene Ween, but an extremely talented musician in their own right. Ashton is a 20 year old multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter from Brooklyn, New York, currently working towards their BA in Music from Goucher College. Ashton has been involved in music their entire life, starting early in Paul Green’s School of Rock at age 8. There, they first performed on stage in venues such as the Highline Ballroom and The Knitting Factory. Ashton released an EP (You Make Me Happy, produced by Chris Harford) in 2016, and is currently working on their first full-length album. In this episode, one which concludes with Ashton performing two songs exclusively for the GWE audience, Ashton speaks on their musical influences, when they first came to realize how remarkable Ween was, their songwriting processes, and much more. Follow Ashton at: ashtonfreeman@bandcamp.com

    • 1 hr 10 min
    GWE — The Interviews: Kirk Miller

    GWE — The Interviews: Kirk Miller

    God Ween Evan continues its periodic interview series, where someone in or around Ween and the Ween community chews the fat with the team. Next up is Kirk Miller, Ween's long-time Audio Engineer. In this episode GWE’s Paul Gutkowski and Kirk discuss how Kirk originally became connected with the band, the early years of Ween when it was just Mickey, Aaron, and Kirk on the road, what "Brown"means to Kirk and how he interacts with the idea of Brown as Audio Engineer, the changes that occurred when Ween expanded to a full 5-piece band, the origins of the Rotten Cheese mix tapes, and how Kirk continues to be amazed by Ween's music after all these years.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    GWE — The Interviews: Chris “Tomato” Harfenist

    GWE — The Interviews: Chris “Tomato” Harfenist

    Adding another facet to their Ween-centric offerings, God Ween Evan kicks off a periodic interview series, where someone in or around Ween and the Ween community chews the fat with the team. First up is Chris “Tomato” Harfenist, best known for being the lead singer and drummer for the alternative rock band Sound of Urchin. Tomato also plays drums in the Dean Ween fronted band The Moistboyz, as well as in Crescent Moon with Dave Dreiwitz. In this episode GWE’s Will Nunziata and Tomato discuss how Tomato got involved with Ween, the “golden ear” of A & R legend Steve Ralbovsky, when Tomato was “summoned by The D" (Tenacious D), Tomato playing live with Ween and The Moistboyz, and a must hear story that involved the Ween fan-favorite “Someday.”

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Season 2 Episode 5: Tastes Pretty OK on Th' Bun

    Season 2 Episode 5: Tastes Pretty OK on Th' Bun

    After a false start in her Season 1 episode, Sarah returned to the pod last episode and very much liked what she heard. The God Ween Evan team decide to put her burgeoning fandom to the test with a full album review of Ween's legendary compilation, Shinola vol. 1. Tune in and find out where Sarah falls on this barometer of brown. Will it be s**t or Shinola? God Ween Evan is proud to be sponsored by CBD Vermont. They’ve recently launched an online store, where you can buy Vermont-made CBD products — including oils, capsules, edibles, and topicals — that have been fully vetted by the staff at CBD Vermont. They ship everywhere, and as huge music fans, they’re offering our listeners 15% off of all products. Go to CBDVermont.com and use the code godweenevan at checkout to get 15% off.

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

RobbieWeen ,

Totally unrealistic

Despite the absolutely unbelieveable premise that there is a group of Ween friends and only one is a dope fiend, one has inexplicably never seen them live and they think improv troupes are cool it is true that we all have an Evan to deal with so there's that. Highly recomended - 5 stars

sbro1977 ,

Five Boognai

I love this podcast, even if you don’t. why? I cant put my finger on it... As I write this review with my own bare hands, I am listening to the awesome sound that is GOD WEEN EVAN. you were the fool if you do not listen to this pod cast.

Keep up the Browness!! We can change the word one Evan at a time...

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