Category: Positive Cynicism

Positive Cynicism Episode 5: I Love L.A.

Positive Cynicism Episode 5: I Love L.A. [ 23:39 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (381) It’s celebration time this week on Positive Cynicism.  Host Chad Smart celebrates the ten year anniversary of moving to Los Angeles with some anecdotes about experiences he had in the City of Angels.  After reminiscing about the last decade, it’s time to look towards the future and the next crazy sports trip. This one may be a bit too extreme. As always, the episode ends with the “Question of the Week.” Some places for Positive Cynicism: Twitter Facebook...

Read More

Positive Cynicism Episode 4: Being Social

Positive Cynicism Episode 4: Being Social [ 26:56 | 37 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (308) What if you had a podcast and no one listened? How well do you know your “friends” on  Facebook?  In this week’s episode, Chad examines the love-hate relationship he has with social media.  On one hand, social media is a necessary tool to build a brand.  On the other hand, social media has become a wasteland for one sided non-conversation postings. Is it possible for the two sides to co-exist? Listen and find out.  Plus, the random question...

Read More

Positive Cynicism Episode 3: Listen to Hear

Positive Cynicism Episode 3: Listen to Hear [ 5:47 | 7.95 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (399) So let’s run down the episodes we’ve had thus far: Episode 1 – a commentary about the divide we have here in America, based on political viewpoints. Items covered included the election, the Trump inauguration, and the protests that took place immediately following. Episode 2 – Last week’s episode was a recap of the NHL All-Star Weekend, with friend of the show and hockey enthusiast Mike DeKalb as the guest. You can check out his blog at...

Read More

Positive Cynicism Episode 2: You’re an (NHL) All Star (aka As Long as Punk’s Happy)

Positive Cynicism Episode 2: You're an (NHL) All Star (aka As Long as Punk's Happy) [ 1:09:43 | 95.75 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (392) This week on Positive Cynicism host Chad Smart is joined by hockeytransplant.com blogger Mike DeKalb as they discuss NHL All Star Weekend 2017.  From NHL Fan Fair to the All Star game and everything in between, Chad and Mike break down all the All Star events and give their opinions on what worked and what could use some improvements for future All Star weekends. Off the ice experiences consisted...

Read More

Positive Cynicism: The Debut

Positive Cynicism: The Debut [ 45:36 | 62.64 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (504) On the first episode of  Positive Cynicism, host Chad Smart finds out hosting a podcast is not as easy as it sounds (literally). After struggling with organizing thoughts, Chad weighs in on the current political climate of America and has several words for anyone opposed to the Trump Presidency. The episode ends with a look at the recent Oscar nominations and if anyone outside of Hollywood actually saw any of the movies nominated. Share you nominations for Best Picture on...

Read More