Author: Chad Smart

Positive Cynicism EP39: Wonder Why; The Proclaimers

Positive Cynicism EP40: Wonder Why; The Proclaimers [ 101.68 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (199) Positive Cynicism Episode 40: Wonder Why; The Proclaimers. Once again, @chadsmart and @mikedekalb try to understand why certain bands only had one Top 40 hit in the United States.  This month they examine the duo of Scottish twins, Charlie and Craig Reid. The Proclaimers, as the twins are collectively known, achieved their US success in the summer of 1993 even though their song I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) was was their 1988 album “Sunshine on Leith.”  How did a...

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Positive Cynicism Ep 38: Question Everything; Kevin Hunsperger

Positive Cynicism Ep 39: Question Everything; Kevin Hunsperger [ 49:49 | 68.43 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (184) On the latest installment of Question Everything, @chadsmart welcomes My 1-2-3 Cents host @kevinhunsperger to the show.  Topics discussed range from Kevin’s inspiration for starting the My 1-2-3 Cents blog and podcast to branding to charity work. In addition, we also talk about Kevin’s work with Stride Pro Wrestling and his recent physical altercations with Stride Wrestler Roger Matheus.   my123cents.blogspot.com kevinhunsblogger.com https://www.facebook.com/Cmaprowrestling/ @stridewrestling...

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Positive Cynicism EP37: We Need More Neighbors like Mister Rogers

Positive Cynicism EP38: We Need More Neighbors like Mister Rogers [ 53:22 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (187) This episode, @chadsmart is joined by Associate Professor of Communication at Quincy University, Travis Yates (PopCultIQ) to discuss the circular argument of does society shape television or does television shape society? We look at child programming from the ’70-’80s compared to today. Then transition to programs aimed at adults and reliance of violence and negativity on said programs. We need to get back to the roots of Mister Rogers Neighborhood and treat each other...

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Positive Cynicism EP 37: Wonder Why: She Blinded Me with Science

Positive Cynicism EP 37: Wonder Why: She Blinded Me with Science [ 1:08:26 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (224) The madness of March brings the next installment of the Wonder Why series. This monthly feature examines the career of artists who achieved success with one hit song.  This installment @chadsmart and @mikedekalb (www.hockeytransplant.com) break down the interesting career of Thomas Dolby. From session musician to professor, Thomas Dolby has perhaps one of the most interesting careers of any “One Hit Wonder.” If you have any suggestions for future Wonder Why segments or...

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