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The Brighter Side finds the positive light in this horror show we call Earth, a cynic's look at optimism. So put down the gun, stay outta that church, and spark up a joint, because everything is going to be alright. We promise. For real. Just chill. Theme song by the Cowmen, logo by Dave Koehler.

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The Brighter Side finds the positive light in this horror show we call Earth, a cynic's look at optimism. So put down the gun, stay outta that church, and spark up a joint, because everything is going to be alright. We promise. For real. Just chill. Theme song by the Cowmen, logo by Dave Koehler.

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By Wildstarorchid - Dec 18 2019
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These guys are the best! I love love love this Podcast!

Charming and Funny

By Aaroncvx - Feb 22 2019
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Found out about them through Last Podcast and The Roundtable. Great show.

iTunes Ratings

370 Ratings
Average Ratings
338
11
5
2
14

❤️❤️❤️

By Wildstarorchid - Dec 18 2019
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These guys are the best! I love love love this Podcast!

Charming and Funny

By Aaroncvx - Feb 22 2019
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Found out about them through Last Podcast and The Roundtable. Great show.
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The Brighter Side

Latest release on Jan 18, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Marriage

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Eddie is off at Seena's wedding so Jackie Zebrowski joined Amber and Mary to talk all things nuptials. We discuss ending long relationships, living with a partner before marriage, changing expectations on getting married and having sex at weddings. 

Go to http://phlur.com and use promo code BRIGHTERSIDE to get 20% off your custom Phlur sample set!

Thanks to Quip for sponsoring this episode. Get a free refill pack with your order at http://getquip.com/brighterside

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Jun 01 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #2: Shrooms

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Hey man I've got some stuff to put your whole bullshit off kilter man, a whole galaxy of multicolored uppers, downers, screamers, laughers. Today on the Brighter Side Amber, Ed & Mary are joined by comedian Brooke Arnold to discuss micro dosing and good ole regular macro dosing.

Nov 28 2017

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Rank #3: Catholicism

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Eddie is joined by Reid Faylor and Andrew Short ("The Story Must Be Told") to discuss the Brighter Side of Catholicism.

"The Christian Life" - The Byrds

Feb 06 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #4: Episode 76: Nightmares

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Oh man here's a weird tunnel, let's walk down that sounds good. What's that in my mouth? Did a tooth just fall out? Oh no. I think more are falling out? What the hell! My teeth! What's that shadow? Why is it coming closer? Go away mom. I'm gonna graduate! Stop it. Get me outta here King Arthur! Chop my head off I don't care, whatever it takes. My mother's the devil devil devil devil devil.

Today on the Brighter Side we're talking about Nightmares with Rodney Ascher (Director of "The Nightmare") and comedians Jake Flores and Kyle Ayers. As always we take the cynic's view of optimism and try to the Brighter Side of some scary dreams.

Jan 14 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #5: Cocaine

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We all know that drugs are bad, and some are worse than others. We can go ahead and put cocaine on "The Naughty List." But being the Brighter Side we try and find some good in it. But there really isn't that much good about the old white lady.

If you or anyone you love is having a problem with drugs please call to get help. 1-888-633-3239.

Joining Amber and Ed this week is Mookie Thompson.

Taking us out this week is Powderfinger by Neil Young

Dec 07 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #6: Episode 73: Christmas

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The Brighter Side returns just in time for Christmas! The gang is joined by Holden McNeely and Mike Recine to discuss their weirdest Christmases ever, when and how they learned that [spoiler alert] Santa wasn't real, and the pros and cons of religious and charitable organizations.

We also introduce our new Ethnic Corespondent Jordan Temple!

Dec 23 2015

1hr 9mins

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Rank #7: Aliens

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Look everybody and their mother's doing Christmas episodes - but us? The holidays stress us out so we had on comedian and alien aficionado Matt McCarthy (We Watch Wrestling Podcast) to talk UFOs, abductions and our favorite alien movies.

Dec 26 2017

1hr 1min

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Rank #8: Fake Clinics

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Abortions! They're legal and a lot of people don't like it; people will protest outside clinics, try to restrict access, and some go so far as to open up fake clinics in order to spread misinformation. We've got Julie Rosing and Jackie Zebrowski on to discuss the brighter side (and the b.s.) behind these clinics, and we call a few on air so you can hear first hand how they "counsel" women and men.

Feb 21 2018

1hr 29mins

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Rank #9: The Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

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The Seven Deadly Sins: LUST

Give into your desires, give into your temptations, give into your loins. Lust is the first in our Deadly Sins Series. And well it's first because it's everyone's favorite from Ghengis Khan all the way to Chaka Khan.

Join Amber, Seena, and Ed as they take a deeper look into their own lust and also their guests'. Comedians Maria Heinegg and Kaitlyn Bailey also join.

Jun 10 2016

1hr 24mins

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Rank #10: Russia

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На этой неделе к нам присоединилась Seena Jon, чтобы обсудить все вещи в России - заговоры, сговор и моча
видео.

Эй, вы нашли время, чтобы перевести это - почему бы и не присоединиться к нашей группе Facebook и дать нам 5-звездный обзор iTunes?

Sep 04 2017

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Rank #11: Israel

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The Brighter Side gang is joined by Etan Bednarsh to discuss growing up Israeli, the ongoing violence and falafel. Then Seena Ghaznavi and Ed Larson go head to head on solutions to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict; how hard could it be?

Jan 10 2018

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Rank #12: The Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath

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Wrath, it's almost an emotion more than it's a sin. Is it controllable? Is it preventable? Or is it just a result when you go through other sins?

Find out when we talk to hero/comedian Doug Smith and MMA fighter/comedian Diego Lopez

Jul 01 2016

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Rank #13: Episode 69: Ayahuasca

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Ayahuasca. It's a state of mind. It's vomit. It's hate. It's happiness. It's camping. It's got a shamen. It's got no sex. It's almost like this drug is a pain in the ass. Seena and his cousin Chris regale us of a tale that we're not sure needs to be told, but here we are.

Sitting in for Amber is Maria Wojinowski and Jordan Temple. Live your life fuckers.

Sep 24 2015

1hr 6mins

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Rank #14: Bird Luger 4 Ever

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As you are all aware we lost the coolest dude any of us knew, Kevin Barnett, aka Bird Luger. He is no longer in these streets, but he is still in our hearts. I know that’s corny but screw it we’re sad. Listen to us work through some shit this week with some of Kevin’s friends Jackie Zebrowski, Henry Zebrowski, Brooks Wheelan, Nick Turner, and Jordan Temple.

There is a gofundme set up to help his family with funeral costs if you want to help out the link is here.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/birdluger

Taking us out today is Gary Clark Jr’s The Healing.

Love your friends people.

Jan 26 2019

1hr 5mins

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Rank #15: Episode 77: Rich White Hollywood

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There is one thing that we all know and it's that Hollywood is run by rich old white men. Is it working? Are people upset about it? Of course they are.

This week The Brighter Side brings in some of our favorite social justice pals Rae Sanni, Jordan Temple, and Walter Replogle of Murderfist.

Jan 22 2016

1hr 4mins

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Rank #16: Episode 75: Violence

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Violence. It's the first thing man ever did, and it'll probably be the last thing man will ever do. Sure it's barbaric, but damn it sure is fun to watch.

So sit down and give a listen to Amber, Seena, and Ed talk about what their favorite things about violence are.

Also joining us to talk about the benefits of war is Saman Arbabi

Jan 07 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #17: Being Black in America

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Being black in America is tough. There is no denying it. So since we all know nothing about it, we wanted to get schooled on it.

Joining The Brighter Side this week is Laura Coates, Clark Jones, and Jordan Temple

Feb 25 2016

1hr 19mins

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Rank #18: Episode 62: Breakups

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Sometimes it's the best thing that ever happened to you. Sometimes it is a complete fucker. One thing that is for sure, we're all going to go through it.

Sitting in for Seena Jon on this week's Brighter Side is Ms. Jackie Zebrowski.

Jul 31 2015

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Rank #19: Episode 28: Homeless

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Late nights, camping, and constant drinking sounds fun, right? Well it's got it's moments, but overall it's a nightmare. Today we're talking about being homeless. Joining this week is comedian and co-host of Get In The Ring, Tim Warner. We love ya baby, go grab yoself some soup.

May 05 2015

1hr 5mins

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Rank #20: The Seven Deadly Sins: Greed

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Gimmie, gimmie, gimmie! I want! I need! Humans will do anything for wealth, power, sex, drugs, and anything else we think holds us above others. We want to be the best. The one who looks down at the rest and thinks of the poor as nothing more than bacon bits on a Cobb Salad.

Is that good? We don't know. Come with us as we examine one case in-particular, with one of our favorite guests. Mr. Pastrami.

Jun 24 2016

55mins

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