Introduction: "These guys got no future"-Ween beat the odds
Before Chocolate and Cheese, part I: "We both loved to hear ourselves on tape": Ween's humble origins
Before Chocolate and Cheese, part II: Subsidized scribbles: Pure Guava and the underdog mystique
After Chocolate and Cheese: "We can pull off our fantasies"-Ween comes into their own
Chocolate and Cheese, part I: The making of...
Chocolate and Cheese, part II: The songs
Chocolate and Cheese, part III: The artwork
Outro: "The hardest thing to get"-Ween's autonomy
An in-depth study of a pivotal moment in Ween's development, as they became one of the world's most endearing, and enduring, cult bands.
Hank Shteamer is a writer and musician living in Brooklyn. He covers music for Time Out New York, The Wire and various other outlets, including his personal blog, Dark Forces Swing Blind Punches. He also plays in the band STATS.