Author: Chad Smart

Positive Cynicism EP. 112: The End is the Beginning

Positive Cynicism EP. 112: The End is the Beginning [ 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (297) After two years and nine months, the weekly Positive Cynicism podcasts are coming to an end on the Jittery Monkey Podcast Network. After a year and a half of having rotating co-hosts, the decision to move the shows to the Positive Cynicism Podcast Network has been made in an attempt to better brand the shows. Thanks to Greg Mehochko for the opportunity and encouragement to start Positive Cynicism. Thanks to Kevin Hunsperger for letting me guest on...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 111: Wonder Why; Georgia Satellites/Dan Baird

Positive Cynicism EP. 111: Wonder Why; Georgia Satellites/Dan Baird [ 111.71 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (240) You got a little change in your pocket, going jing-a-ling-a-ling? Following up last months twofer, @chadsmart and @MikeDeKalb are back for another one-two punch of One Hit Wonders starting with the Georgia Satellites band’s hit of 1987 and ending with their lead singer Dan Baird’s solo hit of 1993. How did a southern rock band manage to bust onto a Top 40 chart overcrowded with Pop, R&B and Adult Contemporary artists? Why didn’t they have any follow...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 110: Debate Me

Positive Cynicism EP. 110: Debate This [ 72.35 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (157) With another Democratic Debate in the books, @chadsmart and Brandon Cooley are back to discuss their take away from what was said and who didn’t get a say due to controversial qualification standards. Not only do they discuss the perceived front runners and the most shocking (and disappointing) omissions from the debate stage, they also talk about Ben Gleib’s little known Presidential campaign.  Does the media have a duty to report on all candidates or only ones with name brand...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 109: The NFL’s Broken Moral Compass

Positive Cynicism EP. 109: The NFL's Moral Compass [ 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (120) With the 100th NFL season starting @chadsmart and Eric Bennett take time before kick off to discuss the way troubled players are rewarded with big money contracts. Using Antonio Brown’s cross country transition from Oakland to New England as a starting point, they debate what players would have to do for management and fans to say enough is...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 108: Random Discussions

Positive Cynicism EP. 108: Random Discussions [ 51:16 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (143) As Hurricane Dorian had Florida in its sights, @TheTravisYates was busy prepping his house to withstand the storm and trying to keep his family safe. Since he was unavailable to co-host his regular monthly episode of Positive Cynicism, @chadsmart recruited @my123cents host and one half of the newly crowned Stride Pro Wrestling tag team champions, @kevinhunsperger to take Travis’ spot. Due to the sudden change in co-hosts, there was no topic in place so it was decided to...

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