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Why I Hate this Album

Garrett Harvey and Tim Richardson

Two friends take turns picking an album to listen to for a week straight. Then they sit down to make fun of it, themselves and each other in their attempt to explain why they hate this album.

53:02 | Sep 10th

We thought Dire Straits and their song Money for Nothing (1985) would be a fun, controversy free episode. Then we learned there’s an explicit version and well, so much for that. Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, artist updates, listener...Show More

1:23:04 | Sep 3rd

In honor of our 74th album we decided to revisit an artist that we thought was treated unfairly and deserved a second chance, but that was kind of boring so instead we just picked Toby Keith and his insane album Shock'n Y'all released Nov. 4, 2003. I...Show More
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59:56 | Aug 27th

In 1998 Godzilla attacked New York City and then one man came forward to save us. Puff Daddy rapped the beast into submission with his song Come with Me and we need to talk about it. Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, artist updates, lis...Show More

1:31:26 | Aug 20th

In celebration of our 73rd album we decided Tim would pick an artist that deserves a second look, a band we had so much fun with the first time we had to do it again. Instead he decided to torture me and you by picking Sublime and their album 40 Oz. ...Show More

58:23 | Aug 13th

Turn up the volume, things get personal as we talk John Mayer and his whisper-rock hit single Your Body is a Wonderland released Oct 2002. Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, artist updates, listener questions and we announce the album we...Show More

1:25:11 | Aug 6th

First we thought it was a cold, then we thought it was the flu but it turns out our show has come down with the sickness! That’s right we’re talking about the often requested debut album from Disturbed, The Sickness, released March 7, 2000. In this e...Show More

1:01:25 | Jul 30th

How has it taken us this long to do an episode on Old Town Road by Lil Nas X? This song has everything cowboys, rapping, Billy Ray Cyrus and a music video about time travel! Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, artist updates, listener que...Show More

1:26:52 | Jul 23rd

Katy Perry released Teenage Dream on Aug 24, 2010 to inspire you to be independent and stand up to others. Unless, as we learned she is asking to see your peacock in which case, quit stalling and get that thing out already. Find out what else Katy wa...Show More

53:07 | Jul 16th

Not satisfied with being Attorney General of the United States John Ashcroft released Let the Eagle soar on Feb. 23, 2002. No seriously, this actually happened. (HERE) Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, artist updates, listener questions...Show More

1:21:12 | Jul 9th

On Sept. 19, 1996 the Spice Girls released Spice. We listened for a week straight and have just one question, is this a fun-loving group of girl power enthusiasts or an elite team of international assassins? Our conclusions will shock you. In this ep...Show More

58:37 | Jul 2nd

For Crazy B*tch by Buckcherry (Jan 2006) we couldn’t just talk about the song. We also had to tackle the video, the unreleased video and the greatest wedding video ever (HERE). Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, artist updates, listener ...Show More

1:23:05 | Jun 25th

After their rise to fame through the 80s U2 began their steady decline into the marketing machine led by the egomaniac known as Bono we see today. Along the way they released How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb on Nov. 22, 2004 and we listened to it for ...Show More

49:45 | Jun 18th

We all know Barbie Girl by Aqua, but we’re taking a closer look to determine if this is an ironic song about excess or a guide to emotional and psychological manipulation. Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, artist updates, listener quest...Show More

1:17:03 | Jun 11th

What happens when you mix funk bass, spoken word, excessive heroin use and a liberal helping of Dave Navarro? You get One Hot Minute of course, released September 12, 1995. In this episode we discuss Columbia House, Demolition Man, stranglers, heroin...Show More

40:52 | Jun 4th

Ever wonder what the Red Hot Chili Peppers thought wasn’t even good enough for One Hot Minute? It’s called Stretch You Out and it only gets worse from there. Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, updates on past show artists, listener quest...Show More

1:31:17 | May 28th

We all know Pink as the spunky girl with a big voice and a fun haircut. So we were shocked to hear of the malice, vengeance and obsession contained in her album Missundaztood, released Nov. 20, 2001. In this episode we discuss over parenting, car the...Show More

51:35 | May 21st

We’ve all heard the Eagles, but chances are you haven’t heard their song King of Hollywood released in 1979. (You would remember.) Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, updates on past show artists and of course we announce the album we’re ...Show More

1:26:28 | May 14th

311 is a difficult band to classify. Some call them reggae rock, while others would say funk rock and you could even call them rap rock, find out what we call them and their self-titled album released July 11,1995. In this episode we discuss duels, m...Show More

52:19 | May 7th

After listening to My Humps by the Black Eyed Peas for a week straight we are ready to definitively state which parts are the humps and which parts are the lumps, maybe. Also in this prepisode music news of the weird, updates on past show artists and...Show More

1:26:35 | Apr 30th

On April 20,1993 Aerosmith released Get a Grip, a generic offering of bar blues and dad rock. 25 years later it’s best known for popularizing belly button piercings and introducing the world to Liv Tyler. Was this a contractual obligation or the hone...Show More

43:09 | Apr 23rd

We know it isn’t good, but could the Bono cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah released in 1995 be the worst cover ever? We get into it. Also in the prepisode music news of the weird, updates on past show artists and of course we announce the album we...Show More

1:17:37 | Apr 16th

There is a war coming and Halsey is here to lead the youth into a brighter tomorrow..ironically. In her album Badlands, released Aug. 28, 2015, Halsey doesn’t hesitate to tackle big issues like social change, the patriarchy, ghosts and of course boys...Show More

35:58 | Apr 9th

We’re changing things up a little, introducing the first ever WIHTA Prepisode! What’s a prepisode? It’s a new format to the show that will air every other week. Each prepisode includes a full breakdown of a terrible single/music video, music news of ...Show More

1:06:39 | Apr 2nd

This week we attempt to understand why millions of people love Twenty One Pilots. After seven days of rapping, depressing lyrics and catchy hooks we’re ready to discuss Vessel released Jan. 8, 2013. In this episode we discuss Arthur Miller, school sa...Show More

1:26:02 | Mar 26th

Remember the band Big & Rich? Neither did we. So we listened to Horse of a Different Color released May 4 2004. Even we weren’t ready for the amount of rapping, Jesus and cowboys on this album. In this episode we discuss Cowboy Academy, rejection, Th...Show More

1:18:49 | Mar 19th

We didn’t expect to be huge fans of Imagine Dragons, but their debut album Night Visions released Sept. 4, 2012 forced us to rethink music, life and the state of a society that could create and support a band like this. In this episode we discuss Mo...Show More

1:26:12 | Mar 12th

We thought Shaggy was a harmless one hit wonder with a silly voice, now we know the truth. Shaggy is out to make sweet (unusual) love to you, me and everyone else on this planet and in his album Hot Shot released Aug. 8, 2000, he tells you exactly ho...Show More

1:23:25 | Mar 5th

When you think of Neil Young you may recall his time with Buffalo Springfield, or his albums with CSNY and no one could forget his amazing solo music of the 70s. What you don’t think about are his terrible 80s albums and that’s why this week’s album ...Show More

1:13:07 | Feb 26th

After early success Weezer has spent the last 15 years challenging their fans to keep listening despite progressively worse albums. This week we learn Raditude released Nov. 3, 2009 is no exception. In this episode we discuss leaves, physical threats...Show More

1:17:24 | Feb 19th

Just when Milli Vanilli thought they had it all their world began to crumble. Soon their shoulder pads and bike shorts were replaced with accusations and mockery. This week we explore the story behind the story behind the braids, as we discuss Girl Y...Show More

1:18:21 | Feb 12th

It’s safe to assume Vanilla Ice has a few regrets. Things like not admitting he clearly stole from Queen or allowing his label to makeup a past to seem tough, or all that dancing with turtles. But none of that compares to his decision to record the n...Show More

1:26:10 | Feb 5th

Alone they were nothing, but a when piano playing mediocre singer found a Jesus loving nu-metal guitarist they became Evanescence! This week we listened to their inescapable album Fallen released March 4, 2003. In this episode we discuss emotions, Da...Show More

1:37:58 | Jan 29th

Christina Aguilera worked her entire life to become a serious recording artist. Instead, she signed a contract giving her almost no control over her songs, appearance or required dancing like a genie. The end result is her debut album Christina Aguil...Show More

1:44:03 | Jan 22nd

In the 80s Corey Feldman starred in one hit film after the next with his best bud Corey. But it’s not the 80s anymore, other Corey is gone, there’s no more movies and all that is left is his mind-destroying, often requested, DOUBLE ALBUM Angelic 2 th...Show More

1:27:43 | Jan 15th

In 1991 Puddle of Mudd formed, then the grunge movement faded away, then came post-grunge and that faded away and then inexplicably on Aug 28, 2001 Come Clean was released and we listened to it. Is it grunge, is it post-grunge, is it nu-grunge or is ...Show More

55:34 | Jan 8th

We asked you to write in and you delivered, so we did a mailbag episode. But we didn't stop there, we’re also going through the funniest reviews, top twitter questions and other amazing listener contributions to the show. Plus we debut the new song “...Show More

1:06:27 | Jan 1st

As we ring in the new year we decided to take a look back at 2018. We are sharing each of our top 5 least favorite albums from the show this year (with some honorable mentions). Then we debate which artists deserve a second look and finally we talk a...Show More

1:38:42 | Dec 25th, 2018

Paint your faces and start chugging Faygo this week we’re going to juggalo island. As a special holiday gift we’re talking about one of our most requested bands, Insane Clown Posse and their album Bang! Pow! Boom! (Blue) released Sept. 1, 2009. In th...Show More

1:26:35 | Dec 18th, 2018

This week we’re talking about electronic duo 3OH!3 and we have just one question. Is this a joke? Join us as we struggle to determine if their album Want released July 8, 2008 is a terrible musical album, or a truly unfunny comedy album. (Also why di...Show More

1:18:53 | Dec 11th, 2018

6ix9ine has been called a musician, an innovator, a person of interest in several currently unsolved crimes and a visionary. This week we decided to find out for ourselves, we’re talking about Day69: Graduation Day released February 23, 2018. In this...Show More

1:19:21 | Dec 4th, 2018

Chances are you know every word of their hit single, but can you name another song by Papa Roach? We can! That is because we spent the week subjecting ourselves to the unique blend of emo sad boy lyrics and nu metal found on the album Infest, release...Show More

1:30:27 | Nov 27th, 2018

Does the obsession to remain relevant leave an artist depleted and dramatically reduce the quality of each successive effort to the point of becoming embarrassing for everyone involved? Find out as we discuss the Lil Wayne album I Am Not a Human Bein...Show More

1:27:48 | Nov 20th, 2018

Grease up your trumpets and get ready to skank, the podcast is going full ska! This week we uncover some uncomfortable tales from the past when we talk about Reel Big Fish and their album Turn the Radio Off released Aug. 13, 1996. In this episode we ...Show More

1:29:12 | Nov 13th, 2018

This small town girl turned American Idol still appreciates the simple things like being young, having fun and occasionally destroying someone’s car you maybe dated and now have a hunch they’re cheating. We’re talking about Carrie Underwood and her a...Show More

1:24:32 | Nov 6th, 2018

Put on your zebra pants, shimmering speedo and dancin shoes as we learn what a little hard work, barely any talent and a whole lot of nepotism can accomplish. That’s right we’re talking about LMFAO and their album Sorry for Party Rocking, released Ju...Show More

18:35 | Oct 31st, 2018

We couldn’t end the October scare-a-thon without paying tribute to the man that started it all. In this special BONUS episode we’re talking about Bobby Pickett and his hit single Monster Mash released Aug. 25, 1962. In the episode we discuss North Ko...Show More

1:23:43 | Oct 30th, 2018

It’s the final week of our October scare-a-thon so we decided to take an emo filled journey straight into the land of the dead. We listened to the My Chemical Romance rock opera The Black Parade released Oct. 23, 2006 and we have a lot of questions. ...Show More

1:25:42 | Oct 23rd, 2018

The October scare-a-thon continues with the scariest thing music had to offer in 1998, Marilyn Manson! It’s been 20 years since anyone cared, but he’s still putting out new albums. This week we’re talking about his latest Heaven Upside Down released ...Show More

1:25:59 | Oct 16th, 2018

Hop in the back of my dragula next to the original astro creep (Tim) as the October scare-a-thon continues. This week we listened to the Rob Zombie solo album Hellbilly Deluxe released August 25, 1998 and we need to talk about it. In this episode we ...Show More

1:18:49 | Oct 9th, 2018

This week we kick off our October scare-a-thon with a podcast crossover extravaganza with our friends on Texas Podcast Massacre (@TXpodmassacre). We’re talking about the soundtrack to Queen of the Damned, when it’s over go check out their show where ...Show More

1:22:23 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Find out what happens when five young men ranging in age from 13 to 23 answer a random ad written by a complete stranger looking for boys to sing and dance for him. We’re of course talking about the Backstreet Boys and their massive hit Millennium, r...Show More

1:13:54 | Sep 25th, 2018

This week is the last stop of our Canadian summer tour and the final installment in our six degrees to Nickelback series. We’re talking about mediocre pop-punk band Sum 41 and their album All Killer No Filler released May 7, 2001. In this episode we ...Show More

1:04:35 | Sep 18th, 2018

She said see you later to those skater boys but things are still pretty complicated for Avril Lavigne. Her self titled album released Nov 1, 2013 is a cautionary tale of what can happen when you start dating anyone in Nickelback and refuse to grow up...Show More

1:14:44 | Sep 11th, 2018

Despite the worst possible release date in history on Sept. 11, 2001 Nickelback quietly released Silver Side Up and rocketed to fame. Find out how a band considered to be a lesser Creed continues to sell millions of albums to this day. In this episod...Show More

1:14:07 | Sep 4th, 2018

After Justin, but before the unpleasantness Britney Spears discovered sex. Shortly after that she released In the Zone on Nov. 12, 2003. This week things turn toxic quickly as we dissect this dance album turned sexual awakening known as her third stu...Show More

1:24:10 | Aug 28th, 2018

The early 2000s brought pop-punk to mainstream audiences and wide commercial success. While some were innovators and trendsetters, others simply rode the coattails of their betters. Guess which of those the debut album from Simple Plan; No Pads, No H...Show More

17:06 | Aug 23rd, 2018

On the heels of another rocky interview Kanye West released his latest single XTCY. In this BONUS episode we dissect the new single to determine if he’s a tortured genius struggling to elevate music through innovative expression, or a walking tornado...Show More

1:23:17 | Aug 21st, 2018

This week we start out half way there, but don’t worry we’re living on a prayer. We’re gonna get you there dead or alive as we discuss the massive Bon Jovi hit Slippery When Wet released August 18, 1986. In this episode we discuss Star Wars, cliches,...Show More

1:23:43 | Aug 14th, 2018

Jack White is known for his blistering guitar solos, vintage analog sound and attention to detail...not anymore suckers! Find out what happens when he just decides to wing it, as we attempt to understand his latest album Boarding House Reach released...Show More

1:22:29 | Aug 7th, 2018

This week we greet you with arms wide open and do our best to take you higher as we talk about Creed and their massive hit album Human Clay released Sept. 28, 1999. In this episode we discuss home repair, mental illness, ghosts, LARPing, leather brac...Show More

1:22:29 | Jul 31st, 2018

Toby Keith loves his country, his lady and vigilante justice! Unleashed, released July 23, 2002 is an album about appreciating the simple things in life and who know more about that than a country music superstar estimated to be worth at least $500 m...Show More

1:24:56 | Jul 24th, 2018

After millions of dollars, over a decade in the studio and every member of the band quitting except Axl Rose, Guns N Roses released Chinese Democracy on Nov 23, 2008. Was it worth the wait? In this episode we discuss heroin, hot dog people, Dr. Peppe...Show More

1:18:52 | Jul 17th, 2018

Grab your tissues we’re getting deep this week with the debut album from The Fray, How to Save a Life, released Sept 13, 2005. It’s sort of like emo music for adults that don’t really like emo music or having to be adults. In this episode we discuss ...Show More

1:13:01 | Jul 10th, 2018

This week we look beyond the wigs, pounds of makeup, casual violence, claims of plagiarism, excessive profanity and soaring anthems of empowerment to discover the real Nicki Minaj. We’re talking about her debut album Pink Friday released November 22,...Show More

1:15:21 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Lift those trucks, throw on your daisy dukes and get blackout drunk this week we head down south to talk about the debut album from Florida Georgia Line, Here’s to the Good Times (Deluxe Edition) released November 25, 2013. In this episode we discuss...Show More

1:26:52 | Jun 26th, 2018

Whip out those disco sticks and slap on a poker face, this week we’re getting weird with Lady Gaga as we discuss her debut album The Fame released August 19, 2008. In this episode we discuss loud neighbors, Boiling Point, method acting, disco sticks,...Show More

1:20:30 | Jun 19th, 2018

This week we hop in our matte black scooby, throw in our grills and get totally zef on the mean streets of Johannesburg. What the hell does that mean, we’re not sure either, but we learned it from S. African duo Die Antwoord and this week’s album Mou...Show More

1:15:31 | Jun 12th, 2018

After picking out masks, jumpsuit fittings and fighting over their lucky numbers there wasn’t much time for Slipknot to focus on that music part of being a band. Despite that on June 29, 1999 they released their self-titled debut album and against ou...Show More

1:18:15 | Jun 5th, 2018

This week we focus on healing a nation. On Jan 12 1999 Sugar Ray released 14:59 and America bought millions of copies. Hair gel and blonde dye flew off the shelves as soul patches infected countless others. You no longer have to be ashamed, it was al...Show More

1:10:10 | May 29th, 2018

Five years after their last major release Metallica returned to the studio a little older, a little wiser and lot more passive aggressive. Find out what years of resentment, a looming release date and a lot of questionable therapy spawned as we talk ...Show More

1:24:19 | May 22nd, 2018

As a singer, game show host and 2017’s Sexiest Man Alive Blake Shelton has proven himself to be a jack of all trades and a master of one; Solo cups (allegedly!). This week we’re talking about his album If I’m Honest released May 20, 2016. In this epi...Show More

1:18:15 | May 15th, 2018

Rumor has it she’s just a girl, but not just any girl and certainly no holla back girl. She’s Gwen Stefani and we’re talking about her Nov. 12, 2004 album Love Angel Music Baby. In this episode we discuss espionage, madness, NASA Jet Propulsion Labor...Show More

1:05:33 | May 8th, 2018

As successful as they are divisive Linkin Park unleashed Hybrid Theory on the world October 24, 2000. Half the internet mocks them, the other praises them as gods but everyone bought their album. (Seriously the numbers are shocking.) In this episode ...Show More

1:01:42 | May 1st, 2018

The year was 1992 and the world was a scary place when a band emerged to fight the power with nothing more than militant poetry and guitar solos. That band was Rage Against the Machine with their self-titled album released Nov. 3, 1992. In this episo...Show More

1:01:32 | Apr 24th, 2018

He had the number one single of 2017, the internet calls him precious and he wants you to know he ain’t no college boy. That’s right we’re talking singer, ginger and unashamed rapper Ed Sheeran and his album Divide released March 3, 2017. This week w...Show More

1:06:57 | Apr 17th, 2018

Who is Chris Gaines? That's what the world was asking on Sept 28, 1999 when Garth Brooks put on a black wig, affixed a soul patch and liveral mascara to release The Life of Chris Gaines. A greatest hits album for a man he made up. This week we discus...Show More

1:00:40 | Apr 10th, 2018

This week we wanted to pick one of the greats of country music, a true master of his craft. That just isn’t what this show is about, so instead we listened to Garth Brooks The Hits, released Dec. 13, 1994. This week we discuss talent shows, major lea...Show More

1:00:09 | Apr 3rd, 2018

This week we do it all for the nookie (or any available cookies we're not picky) and discuss the Limp Bizkit album Significant Other released June 22, 1999. In this episode we discuss Florida, Korn, Steven Seagal, Crimea, the unabomber, the art of se...Show More

1:03:55 | Mar 27th, 2018

May I have your attention please? Will the real Slim Shady please stand up and explain this album to us? This week we’re discussing the Eminem album Revival, released December 15, 2017. In this episode we discuss Ambien, middle age, Moons Over My Ham...Show More

1:05:55 | Mar 20th, 2018

Do you ride at night because you find yourself sleeping all day? Have you recently noticed you can smell a pig from a mile away? You may in fact be a cowboy. Listen as we discuss the August 18, 1998 Kid Rock album Devil Without a Cause to find out. I...Show More

1:05:45 | Mar 13th, 2018

This week we frost our tips, download some singles off Napster and step into the Matrix to discuss the third album by Blink-182, Enema Of The State, released June 1, 1999. In this episode we discuss hating your friends, aliens, delusions of grandeur,...Show More

1:01:39 | Mar 6th, 2018

Join us as we dock our boat in the suspiciously warm and cigarette covered waters of Margaritaville, this week we listened to Jimmy Buffett’s 1985 greatest hits album Songs You Know By Heart. In this episode we discuss Vietnam, carrot juice, Columbia...Show More

1:03:52 | Feb 27th, 2018

This week’s album asks hard questions like “What Do You Mean?” and “Where Are You Now?” Of course I’m talking about the album Purpose by Justin Bieber, released November 13, 2015. In this episode we discuss men’s anthems, topical house, how to be ene...Show More

1:12:09 | Feb 20th, 2018

SOMEBODY ONCE TOLD ME... Too late, now it's in your head you might as well listen, we did. This week's album is Astro Lounge by Smash Mouth, released June 8, 1999. In this episode we discuss the art of seduction, wacky inflatable arm flailing tube me...Show More

1:13:23 | Feb 13th, 2018

We listened to the latest from modern profit? Kanye West, The Life of Pablo. In this episode we discuss ranting babies, psycho christianity, mental illness, Chance the Flutist, Captain Ron, Bill Cosby and so much more. Email: ...Show More

1:00:32 | Feb 6th, 2018

What happens when a band you love makes an album you hate? Find out this week when Tim and Garrett discuss Woodstock, the latest album from Portugal The Man released June 16, 2017. In this episode we cover Parisian train rides, a hypothetical Suicide...Show More

1:17:30 | Jan 30th, 2018

This week Tim and Garrett discuss the self-titled third album by Sublime, released July 30, 1996. In this episode we cover 90’s ska fever, listening to Sublime in public (how not to look cool), why heroin is so delicious, American Sniper, skanking, c...Show More

1:17:42 | Jan 23rd, 2018

This week Tim and Garrett sit down to discuss Korn's 1998 release Follow the leader. Listen as Tim coins the phrase "phlegm scatting", Garrett reveals an embarrassing story from high school all to answer the question, why I hate this album.