Author: Chad Smart

Positive Cynicism EP. 75: The Cost of Fun

Positive Cynicism EP. 75: The Cost of Fun [ 56:21 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (50) For their first episode of 2019, @chadsmart and Eric Bennett start the show discussing Eric’s most anticipated films of 2019. From there, Chad explains how the cost of going to the movies keeps him away from the theater which leads to a bigger discussion regarding the price of extracurricular...

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POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 74: POP CULTURE RANDOMNESS

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 74: POP CULTURE RANDOMNESS [ 1:04:27 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (127) New year, new Positive Cynicism. On this edition, @chadsmart and Travis (@PopCultIQ) Yates take on a random assortment of topics. The show starts with a tribute to legendary wrestling announcer “Mean” Gene Okerlund. From there, Chad and Travis “spin the wheel to make the deal.” Topics are chosen at random. Neither knows what topics are on the wheel so each spins provides a...

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POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 73: WONDER WHY; MTV NOSTALGIA

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 73: WONDER WHY; MTV NOSTALGIA [ 1:29:07 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (102) As 2018 comes to a close, @chadsmart and @MikeDeKalb take a break from the normal Wonder Why formula as the month of nostalgia on Positive Cynicism continues. From discussing their first albums and concerts to their memories of Mtv, Chad and Mike stroll down the musical memory...

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POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 72: WRESTLING WITH NOSTALGIA

POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 72: WRESTLING WITH NOSTALGIA [ 56:55 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (71) It’s a Christmas miracle. Continuing the @JitteryMonkey holiday crossover event, @kevinhunsperger joins @chadsmart to continue the Positive Cynicism month of nostalgia to discuss how and why they’re fans of professional wrestling. Starting with their earliest memories of wrestling and going through their thoughts on the current state of wrestling, Kevin and Chad touch on favorite moments from the last thirty years as well as things they would like to see change. Along the way the discussion delves...

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POSITIVE CYNICISM EP. 70: NON-TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS MOVIES

Positive Cynicism EP. 70: Non-Traditional Christmas Movies [ 55:56 | 76.81 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (150) Yippie Ki Yay Mister Falcon. In this installment of “Culture Popped*” @chadsmart and guest host Eric Bennett exmine some movies that are non-traditional Christmas offerings. What is  Shane Black’s obsession with the holiday season? Would you want  Steve Martin on the other end of the phone if you were calling a suicide prevention hotline? Is an old Chinese store the best place to buy a pet? And most importantly, why are people throwing away a perfectly good...

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