The Weekly Cynic

Ep.35 – The Great Age Of Bullsxxt & Angel's Monologue For Life

Angel, From The 3emptypints Podcast & Previous EP's Of The Weekly Cynic, Joins Me For This Episode.

Generation YouTube Has Us Believe That The World Has Never Experienced Dead Athletes, Political Ideologues & Corrupt Presidents...

Yeah, We Have.

And, GenX Definitely Remembers.

Oh, Guess What? It's All The Same Repackaged, Recycled & Rebrand BS...

Also, In This Episode, Angel's Monologue For Life.

Topics Discussed: 1990s Politics, The Christian Coalition, Moral Majority, Newt Gingrich, Contract For America, Donald Trump, Middle East Politics, Religious Fanatics, American Life, Personal Philosophy, Immigration...

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Angel's Monologue Music: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Backbay Lounge" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Old Time Piano Tune By: https://freesound.org/s/428149/

Works Cited: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contract_with_America

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Works Cited: Music At The End Of This Episode By https://freesound.org/people/mareproduction/sounds/426354/

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Ep.34 – All The Happy News

Bummed Out By All The Doom And Gloom Of Climate Change? Want Some Glorious, Sun Radiating Happiness In Your Life? Well, How 'Bout Some Happy News!?

I Selected Two Recent New Articles--And A Third From The Future--To Brighten Your Days!

These News Articles Are About Toddler YouTubers, Dead Grandmothers Brought Back To Life And A Happy GenX'er!

It Doesn't Get Anymore HappyHappyJOYJOY!

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Works Cited: All "News Articles" Are Works Of Fiction By JM Fisher/The Weekly Cynic

Music In This Episode By Order Of Use: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Daily Beetle" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Rainbows" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Porch Swing Days - faster" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Ep.33 – The Premier League, VAR & The NHL

VAR--Video Assistant Referee--Has Been Introduced Into English Sports. Yes, It's Being "Americanized." What Does That Mean? More Money And The Concentration Of Power... Everything That Makes English Soccer/Football Unique, Will Be Stripped Away For Fan Friendly Entertainment. And, What About Trading Cards?

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circus: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Circus Waltz" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

football chant: https://freesound.org/s/196284/

french song: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Le Baguette" by Alexander Nakarada (https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

footy chant2: https://freesound.org/s/234903/

heavyrock song: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Heavy Trailer 6" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

happyupbeatsong: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Total Happy Up And Sunny" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

hockey sound effects: https://freesound.org/people/Eelke/sounds/172616/

old music tune: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Plucky Daisy" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

villainous song: Music from https://filmmusic.io "Villainous Treachery" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

popelectironic: https://freesound.org/s/199643/

popsong: Music from https://filmmusic.io "True Love" by Sascha Ende (https://www.sascha-ende.de) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

https://www.90min.com/posts/6441250-fifa-exploring-option-of-replacing-linesmen-with-robots

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Ep.32 – Beto And Human Power

A New Direction For The Podcast...

In This EP, A Philosophical, Satirical Political Soundscape Of Beto O'Rourke And The Dynamics Of Human Power.

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Works Cited & Music/Sound Effects Creative Commons Citations By Order:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/31/us/politics/beto-orourke-dreams-of-one-texas-ted-cruz-sees-another-clearly.html

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Arroz Con Pollo" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Galway" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

dreamy guitar loop https://freesound.org/people/mareproduction/sounds/426354/

female pleasure sound https://freesound.org/people/launemax/sounds/249947/

Music from https://filmmusic.io "Metalmania" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

hallelujah https://freesound.org/people/magixmusic/sounds/187470/

reform soundwave https://freesound.org/s/204361/

blahblahblah https://freesound.org/s/165539/

angry mob loop https://freesound.org/s/204361/

zombie sounds http://soundbible.com/1833-Zombie-Horde.html

marching sound https://freesound.org/people/stib/sounds/240732/

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Ep.31 – Nervous Nerds And Devices Of Doom

I Explore The Intersecting Themes Of Four Articles: Emotionally Stunted Millennial Computer Science Grads, Friendless Millennials, 5G Wired Cows And Wireless Diapers...

Whew, The Future Is Bleak, Kids.

Satire, Sneers & Doom Await Your Ears And Mind In This Episode.

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Opening UFO/Roswell Skit: https://freesound.org/s/36105/

Works Cited: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-05-19/we-saw-lot-hysterics-and-crying-computer-science-majors-forced-take-improv-classes

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/8/1/20750047/millennials-poll-loneliness

https://in.reuters.com/article/us-telecoms-5g-cows/5g-connected-cows-test-milking-parlor-of-the-future-idINKCN1RN1IY

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7264947/Pampers-create-smart-nappy-alerts-parents-soiled-diaper.html

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Ep.30 – The Big Money Of Cannabis Culture

Our Moral And Cultural Arbiters Are Reappropriating The Language Of Cannabis... They're Starting To Scrub The Connotations From This Beloved Plant To Create Their Very Own Multi-Billion Dollar Cannabis Industry Safe Space. Oh, And So Is Big Chemical, Big Tobacco And Big Government. In The Future, You Wouldn't Be Smoking A Plant, But A Product.

This Episode Is A Snarky, Sneering And Satirical Exploration Of The Future Cannabis Culture...

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End Of Episode Smoking Sound Effect: https://freesound.org/people/Timbre/sounds/109218/

Works Cited: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/08/books/review-higher-etiquette-cannabis-lizzie-post.html?fallback=0&recId=1Nq13i64ppr7lZY5AZIrsrJmZMz&locked=0&geoContinent=NA&geoRegion=PA&recAlloc=story&geoCountry=US&blockId=home-featured&imp_id=700422706&action=click&module=editorsPicks&pgtype=Article&region=Footer

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/jan/29/marijuana-name-cannabis-racism

https://nowthisnews.com/videos/weed/the-term-marijuana-is-rooted-in-racism

https://www.planetnatural.com/marijuana-pesticides/

https://www.thecannabist.co/2016/08/04/scotts-miracle-gro-marijuana-hydroponic/60229/

https://bigbudsmag.com/scotts-miracle-gro-marijuana-industry-takeover-general-hydroponics/

https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/07/22/big-tobacco-makes-its-first-investment-in-the-mari.aspx

https://cannabiz.media/how-big-business-monopolies-and-stacked-licenses-impact-the-marijuana-industry/

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Ep.29 – All The Angry Young Men & Opting Out

Moral Panics Of The 80s & 90s Are Being Recycled: The Angry Young Man...

This Time, It's A Millennialized Version: The Radicalized Young Man.

I Delve Into Some Recent Articles & Studies About All The Radicalized Young Men, And, I Give Some Advice To All Those Searching For The Truth.

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Females Voices In The Introduction: https://freesound.org/people/DAVESTALKER/sounds/403769/

Works Cited: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/30/books/review/jenny-odell-how-to-do-nothing.html

https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/6/10/18660088/twitter-radical-vijaya-gadde

https://en.unesco.org/news/unesco-releases-new-research-youth-and-violent-extremism-social-media

https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1146&context=jss

https://www.medicaldaily.com/neural-pathways-watching-tv-human-brain-reading-book-389744

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Ep.28 – The Streaming (Consolidation) Wars

Will Netflix Survive?

In The Media & Twittersphere There Is An Accelerating Trend: The Streaming Wars...

Is This Really A War? Or, Is This Just A Duel, A Sparring, At This Point?

And If A War Ensues, Can Netflix Survive? Is Netflix Even A Viable Business Model, At This Point?

A Sometimes Snarky Investigation Ensues...

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Works Cited:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-comcast-hulu/disney-takes-control-of-hulu-to-challenge-netflix-amazon-idUSKCN1SK1KI

https://www.theverge.com/2019/5/14/18623082/att-streaming-warnermedia-netflix-hulu-friends-er-disney-comcast-nbc-universal

http://howardlindzon.com/the-streaming-wars/

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-04-23/netflix-selling-another-2-billion-junk-bonds-fund-war-disney

https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/04/22/netflix-incs-cash-flow-guidance-is-scary.aspx

https://www.wsj.com/articles/netflix-battles-rivals-for-its-most-watched-shows-friends-and-the-office-11556120136?mod=hp_lead_pos5

https://movieweb.com/netflix-losing-money-no-ads/

https://www.thedrum.com/news/2019/05/29/72-brits-against-ads-netflix-39-would-cancel-or-move-if-it-introduced-them

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