Author: Chad Smart

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 58: QUESTION EVERYTHING; TOM HARNESS

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 58: QUESTION EVERYTHING; TOM HARNESS [ 32:43 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (37) Social media is a tricky minefield to navigate. This edition of Question Everything, @chadsmart has the founder of Harness Digital Marketing, @iTomHarness on to discuss the reasons for why an online presence is important as well as how to brand yourself successfully. In addition to social media, the discussion also touches on Tom’s latest endeavor with a friend to start the Southern Illinois Film Commission in an attempt to bring more film production to the region...

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POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 57: TOP 5 GUILTY PLEASURES

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 57: TOP 5 GUILTY PLEASURES [ 1:20:34 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (93) Due to scheduling conflicts and lack of forethought, the newest edition of POPPED CULTURE, or CULTURE POPPED* takes a page out of Tom and Jim’s Top 5 playbook. Don’t call it a rip off. Call it an homage the way Brian DePalma’s films are an homage to Alfred Hitchcock.  @chadsmart and Eric Bennet offer up widely different lists of guilty pleasure films. Films ranging from “what were they thinking” to “box office successes that aren’t held...

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POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 56: WONDER WHY; JOAN OSBORNE

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 56: WONDER WHY; JOAN OSBORNE [ 1:18:48 | 108.23 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (138) We’re traveling back to 1996 asking deep philosophical questions on this edition of Wonder Why. Traveling from Anchorage, Kentucky to New York City, we examine the career of Joan Osborne. Is she a folksy Americana singer? Soulful funk singer? Or Top 40 Pop singer? Based on the sound of her Top 10 hit, “One of Us,” audiences expected one sound but listening to her album Relish, might have been surprised at the other songs. In addition...

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POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 55: QUESTION EVERYTHING; TRAVIS YATES

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 55: QUESTION EVERYTHING; TRAVIS YATES [ 75.22 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (145) The latest Question Everything has gone to the dogs. Travis Yates returns to the show as a hyphenated guest. In addition to being a professor of mass communication, Travis we add the title of Author to his introduction. Travis (@popcultIQ) joins @chadsmart to discuss his new book, “Nobody Told Me My Legs Don’t Work: Journey of a Down Dog. The book details the steps Travis and his wife, Renea took after one of their dogs suffered a stroke...

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POSITIVE CYNICISM EP54: SEQUELITIS

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP54: SEQUELITIS [ 58:15 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (88) As the summer movie season winds down, @chadsmart is joined by Eric Bennett. Before the topic of the month, Eric gives a recap of San Diego Comic Con 2018 and fan reaction to Chris Hardwick missing Comic-Con as well as the news of James Gunn’s firing from Guardians of the Galaxy 3 which broke during the 5 day pop culture convention. Once the recap is over, the focus switches gears to examine Hollywood’s fascination with sequels and franchise movies. Trying...

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