Category: Positive Cynicism

Positive Cynicism EP. 84: Political Theater

Positive Cynicism EP. 84: Political Theater [ 45:09 | 62.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (65) Another busy month in the political spectrum. More Democrats enter the race for 2020. A former “controversial” CNN Democrat joins Fox News. Colorado’s Governor wants to change who gets the state’s electoral votes and in a shocking turn of events, some college students didn’t get into college based solely on their merits. Brandon Cooley joins @chadsmart to discuss these topics and offer up thoughts on the current political landscape. After listening to this episode, your political fire will...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 83: Underappreciated Movies

Standard Podcast [ 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (158) With Oscar season behind us, @chadsmart and Eric Bennett turn their attention to movies they feel fly under the radar. Picking five movies each from their libraries, they discuss films that have had an impact on their lives but feel few people have seen. From all night scavenger hunts to high sea adventures. Low budget film shoots to independent films. Two movies with devil in the title and nothing else in common. After listening to the show, share your own underappreciated movies on twitter...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 82: Tribute to Corey Haim

Positive Cynicism EP. 81: Tribute to Corey Haim [ 1:15:33 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (159) As a fan of 1980s cinema, March 10, 2009 was a dark day. That was the day former teen star Corey Haim died. For this edition of Positive Cynicism, @chadsmart and Travis (@PopCultIQ) Yates pay tribute to one of their favorites actors. From his early roles in Firstborn and Lucas to the classic three films with Corey Feldman, Chad and Travis discuss the talented teen actor who appeared to have a bright future ahead of him....

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Positive Cynicism EP. 81: Wonder Why; Scritti Politti

Positive Cynicism EP. 81: Wonder Why; Scritti Politti [ 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (127) Time to jump back into the time machine and examine another One Hit Wonder* from the ’80s. This month @chadsmart and @MikeDeKalb break down the career of English band Scritti Politti. Hitting the U.S. charts in late 1985 with The Perfect Way, Scritti Politti were poised to follow up their British success. Or so it seemed. Unfortunately, future songs wouldn’t fare as well. Mike gives all the details on the band’s formation and post The Perfect Way career...

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