Author: Chad Smart

Positive Cynicism EP. 97: Play Gloria

Positive Cynicism EP. 97: Play Gloria [ 1:07:06 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (116) Deviating from the normal schedule, instead of talking Politics this week, @chadsmart is joined by @MikeDeKalb for a discussion about the 2019 NHL Champion St. Louis Blues and their theme song “Gloria.” After completing the Quest for All 31 NHL Arenas in March with a game in Boston, Chad and Mike returned to TD Gardens for Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals. What was the deciding factor for going to game 7? What emotions were they feeling...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 96: Bingeing and Purging Television

Positive Cynicism EP. 96: Binging and Purging Television [ 49:14 | 67.63 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (93) In the age of easily watching episode after episode of a TV show, binge watching has become an almost preferable method of viewing. On this episode of Positive Cynicism, @chadsmart and Eric Bennett discuss their habits with binge watching as well as the effects watching so much TV at once has on their viewing. www.jitterymonkey.comwww.positivecynicism.comwww.my123cents.com...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 95: Sports and Role Models

Positive Cynicism EP. 95: Sports and Role Models [ 56:54 | 78.16 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (100) Why do we as a society value athletes and celebrities as role models? Is this idolization warranted or unjust expectation? On this episode of Positive Cynicism, @chadsmart and @TheTravisYates examine how athletes with discipline or criminal records get rewarded with new contracts. How fans still cheer for athletes despite their off field antics and try to determine if fandom trumps individual actions. Before getting into the main discussion, the hosts discuss the recent death of baseball...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 94: Wonder Why; Carl Douglas

Positive Cynicism EP. 94: Wonder Why; Carl Douglas [ 1:00:05 | 82.52 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (104) Everyone was podcast listening. The latest edition of Wonder Why goes back in time to the early 1970s to a time when dance clubs were popular and martial arts were experiencing a rise in popularity. Combining these two elements, Jamaican singer/songwriter Carl Douglas created a chart topping smash with the song “Kung Fu Fighting.” Hosts @chadsmart and @MikeDeKalb debate whether “Kung Fu Fighting” is a novelty hit or if future singles by Carl Douglas were hampered...

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