Category: Positive Cynicism

Positive Cynicism EP47: Question Everything; Greg Mehochko

The latest Question Everything features the Jittery Monkey Podcast Empire’s Godfather, Greg Mehochko.  @chadsmart and @thehooch36 discuss the origins of the Jittery Monkey Network, Nebraska sports, and superheroes among other topics in the longest Positive Cynicism to date. Don’t forget. @chadsmart is running his first half-marathon in October. Click here to make a donation. www.jitterymonkey.com @NerdsUnitedShow @my123cents @kevinhunsperger...

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Positive Cynicism EP 45: Predetermined Hating is So Low

Positive Cynicism EP 45: Hate Before You Know [ 1:02:01 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (84) While June was meant to be the start of a new series on Positive Cynicism looking at the evolution of the summer blockbuster, life obligations pushed those plans back for a month. Instead host @chadsmart and frequent pop culture collaborator Eric Bennett examine the not new but seeming louder occurrence of people choosing to hate a movie before they’ve seen it. Whether it was due to negative stories published during production, backlash against the polarizing The...

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Positive Cynicism EP 46: Dealing with Depression

Positive Cynicism EP 46: Dealing with Depression [ 1:07:22 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (137) Positive Cynicism EP 46: Dealing with Depression Awareness of mental health issues such as depression and bipolar disorder is currently on the rise. In the past, such disorders went either undetected or were simply disregarded as an excuse for erratic behavior. @chadsmart fit into this category. Inspired by a blog post from professional wrestler @GentlemanJervis Cottonbelly detailing his battle with depression, Chad knew it was time to confront what was becoming a too frequent occurrence. Joined by...

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Positive Cynicism EP 43: Wonder Why; Bobby Caldwell

Positive Cynicism EP 43: Wonder Why; Bobby Caldwell [ 1:35:39 | 131.36 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (141) @chadsmart and @mikedekalb return with another edition of Wonder Why. This edition features a listener suggested One Hit Wonder Choice. Chad and Mike break down the 1979 hit song What You Won’t Do for Love by Bobby Caldwell. While Mike was familiar with the song, Chad had never heard it before. What opinion do they have of the song and the debut album which included the song? In addition to the discussion of Bobby Caldwell, @chadsmart...

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Positive Cynicism 42: Question Everything; Jenna Jamieson

Positive Cynicism 44: Question Everything; Jenna Jamieson [ 63.31 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (94) Positive Cynicism 44: Question Everything; Jenna Jamieson. The #SummerOfPositivity kicks off with Question Everything guest Teacher/Author @jennarpjamieson. Jenna is the author of  Giving Back: Lessons from an adopted immigrant on why a happy life is about helping others. In addition to the interview, @chadsmart gives details on giveaways happening over the next three months. The first giveaway is a copy of Jenna’s book. Check out the other shows on the Jittery Monkey Podcasting Network.  There’s something for everyone. Well...

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