Category: Positive Cynicism

Positive Cynicism Ep 13: Is College Worth It?

Positive Cynicism Ep 13: Is College Worth It? [ 49:45 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (342) On this week’s episode, @chadsmart is joined by Associate Professor of Communication, Travis Yates as they discuss if college is worth the cost or if everyone even needs to go to college. Several pros and cons are discussed as they try to determine what is the best option for today’s...

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Positive Cynicism EP 12: Be Excellent to Each Other

Positive Cynicism EP 12: Be Excellent to Each Other [ 36.93 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (317) After a week that saw a “comedienne” post a picture of her holding the severed head of Donald Trump then play the victim card after near universal backlash, and another terrorist attack in London, host @chadsmart has reached his breaking point with the level of hate in the world. Instead of going with the initial reaction of being “mad as hell and not going to take it anymore,” Chad implores listeners to “be excellent to one another”...

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Positive Cynicism Ep 11: Politicalamity

Positive Cynicism Ep 11: Politicalamity [ 57:54 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (348) Given the political dealings of the past couple of weeks, @chadsmart invites My 1-2-3 Cents host @kevinhunsperger to join the show to discuss the hypocrisy of both political parties. Over the next hour they discuss why the political climate is so hostile and try to figure out why people don’t listen to each...

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Positive Cynicism EP. 10: Exploring Fandom

Positive Cynicism EP. 10: Exploring Fandom [ 1:01:06 | 0.01 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (440) What is fandom? What effect has geek culture going mainstream had on fans who were reading comic books or into superheros before it was cool? These questions and more are discussed in the latest installment of Positive Cynicism. Host @chadsmart is joined by Eric Bennett to try and understand what motivates someone to have extreme fandom. Along the way they discuss what Marvel is doing right and DC is doing wrong to create their cinematic universe and how...

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Positive Cynicism Episode 9: Can’t We All Be United

Positive Cynicism Episode 9: Can't We All Be United [ 37.08 MB ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (292) After a two week hiatus (aka mandatory therapy), @chadsmart returns with the latest installment of Positive Cynicism to share his slanted views on society. This week Chad looks at the United airline overbook flight situation which saw a passenger dragged off a plane instead of leaving voluntarily when asked. In typical cynical fashion, Chad explains why he thinks the general public overreacted and why viral outrage reflects poorly on...

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