Category: Positive Cynicism

Positive Cynicism EP. 102: Everything’s Racist

Positive Cynicism EP. 102: Everything's Racist [ 1:21:14 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (249) July was supposed to be a month of reflection on 1999. This week, the time machine got jammed from all the political news coming out of Washington. Instead of going back to see what lessons could be learned from 1999 for today’s political scene, @chadsmart and Brandon Cooley simply try to make sense of everything that’s happened in the past month. First up on the docket are thoughts pertaining to the first Democrat debate. Who shined? Who disappointed?...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 101: 1999 Cinema

Positive Cynicism EP. 101: 1999 Cinema [ 50:52 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (201) Reflecting on 1999 and how it has shaped 2019 continues with a look at the movies of 1999 and how some of the biggest films of that year helped shape the current state of cinema today. Using Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace as a jumping off point, @chadsmart and Eric Bennett trace the current trends in modern cinema. What can we learn from 20 years ago? Maybe Hollywood executives should listen to this episode. www.jitterymonkey.com www.positivecynicism.com...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 100: Wrestling with 1999

Positive Cynicism EP. 100: Wrestling with 1999 [ 56:30 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (215) We’ve reached 100 episodes!! Since it’s a milestone episode, @chadsmart has invited @my123cents host @kevinhunsperger to fill in on co-host. Together they discuss professional wrestling scene of 1999 and the similarities to the professional landscape in 2019. Where there once was WWF, WCW and ECW, now there is WWE, AEW with Impact/ROH/MLW fighting for third major company. Will the ghosts of wrestling past come back to haunt wrestling present? Is there enough attention span among wrestling fans...

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Positive Cynicism 99: Looking back at 1999

Positive Cynicism 99: Looking back at 1999 [ 1:05:34 | 90.04 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (233) July 2019 on the Positive Cynicism podcast is all about celebrating the 20th anniversary of 1999. The first episode examines the social events of the year as well as events of the ’90s as a whole that led to 1999. In a bit of shocking revelation for @chadsmart, the 90’s saw the rise in cynical attitudes. @TheTravisYates helps break down sports, music and politics to reason out why and how cynicism rose to popularity and if there...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 98: Wonder Why; Skee Lo

http://www.jitterymonkey.com/podcasts/positivecynicism/positive98.mp3 [ 1:18:47 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (183) This month on Wonder Why, @chadsmart and @MikeDeKalb hit the Santa Monica Pier for some skeeball while discussing the Wishfulness of Skee Lo’s 1995 hit. While Skee Lo may have wished he was taller, a baller, or he had a rabbit in a hat with a bat, maybe he should have wished for more success from his debut album. While the album did garner two Grammy nominations and had tracks on the motion picture soundtracks for “Money Train” and “Big Bully,” some behind...

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