The Brighter Side

Gators

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This week Ed, Amber, and Eddie are joined by Savannah Boan from Gatorland Orlando to talk about their love of crocodilians. Taking us out is Creedence Clearwater Revival "Born on the Bayou"

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"Hand Trolley" and "Salty Ditty" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Melancholy

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Sometimes you encounter a Johnny Rain-cloud or sometimes you are the Debbie Downer. Ed, Amber, and Eddie talk about ways of finding the Brighter Side when the melancholy strikes. "Simple Man" by Lynard Skynard plays us out today.

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"Breaktime" and "Onion Capers" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Working In Restaurants

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In showbiz it is a right of passage, so naturally the Brighter Side gang has had some experience Eddie Ewing at Starbucks, Amber all over Louisiana, and Ed well half his damn life has been in a kitchen. As much as we’re happy to not do it, we’re even happier to say we did. Get weeded while we talk about getting in the weeds.

Cheeseburger In Paradise by the man Jimmy Buffet takes us out. Be good to yourselves y’all!

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"Onion Capers" and "Spazzmatica Polka" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Hoopagoogoo

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Ed, Amber, and Eddie are joined by Kara Klenk and Mike Lawrence for a few rounds of Hoopagoogoo. Be good to yourselves. Playing us out this week is "Biological Speculation" - by Funkadelic

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"Daily Beetle" and "Breaktime" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

The Fall & Rise of Jason Saenz

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Today is a very special episode of The Brighter Side, we have the man himself Jason Saenz to talk all about his fall that put him in a wheelchair and what his recovery process is like. The man is doing good, better than we could have hoped for, but there is a long road ahead full of lots of expensive stuff insurance companies refuse to pay for. We're not done helping this man! Taking us out today is "Walk This Way" - Aerosmith and Run DMC

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"Digital Lemonade" and "Breaktime" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Live with Holden McNeely XIII

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Ed and Holden went live on Holden's Twitch this week to talk to some fans directly about their problems and offer a Brighter Side to all of them. Give a listen!

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"Glitter Blast" and "Groundwork" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Hoopanagudoo Rides Again

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Whats up Brighter Siders. We're Hooping it up this week with LA Improv Comedians Geoff Schoenberg and Stephen Unckles. We get real, real happy, and real stupid. All the things to make a proper Hoopanagudoo slap baby. Come get some love! Taking us out today is "I'm No Angel" - by Gregg Allman

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"In Your Arms" and "Divertimento K131" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Shopping

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Shirts, books, food...what do we spend our money on? Shopping, we all have to do it. It's even therapy for some of us. Amber Nelson and Eddie Ewing talk about the ups and downs of shopping, from herbs & spices to shoes & purses. Our song this week is "Cha Cha Heels" by Eartha Kitt.

topics: shopping, therapy, money, goodwill, groceries, female icons, sample ladies

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"Cheery Monday" and "Blue Ska" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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Bucket Lists

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Kicking the bucket is never easy, and lord knows if Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson taught us anything you want to be ready when you die. So Amber and The Eddies invited over comedians Nick Turner and Subhah Agarwal to create our own Bucket Lists and make sure we're getting ready for our makers.

Taking us out today is "Cowboy" - by Kid Rock. I know sometimes bad music can put you in a good mood too.

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"March of the Spoons" and "Vivacity" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Loneliness, Rage, Anxiousness & Helplessness

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Sometimes your brain goes to bad places..but thats alright because sometimes your brain needs to go to those bad places, and that's ok. Ed, Eddie and Amber are here to tell you why.

Taking us out, I Was Made to Love Her by Stevie Wonder

Topics: anxiety, rage, disney, jim henson, dating, telephone bags

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"Vicious" and "Carefree" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Hupagudonunu

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It’s Hupagudonunu time again people! Joining Amber and Ed today are Emily Fleming & Kenny DeForest. Be good to yourselves ya beautiful creatures.

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Plastic

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Listen we all know the world is dying because of the human race. But do we really need to speed it up? A garbage truck load of plastic is dumped in the ocean every minute. That sucks. We gotta try and get better. Love what you got.

Making his sweet return to The Brighter Side this week is Seena Ghaznavi! We missed our boy. Taking us out this week is “Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell.

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The Four Stages of Life

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Childhood, Youth, Middle Age and the Elderly Years...On today’s episode we discuss the Four Stages of Life with Special Guests John Gemberling, Caroline Creaghead, and The Queen of LPN Jackie Zebrowski

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The White Rabbits- Kid on my Shoulders

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Tattoos

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Tattoos- do they tell a story on your body? Or are they just fun? Does the world treat you differently when you have them? What do some of the markings mean across the world? Join Amber and Eddie, both tattooless, as they interview a man with a full body of wicked tattoos, Robin Steffen

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Rolling Stones- T&A

Toxic Masculinity

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Today on the Brighter Side, we discuss masculinity in all its forms. Joining us this week is Maggie Maye!

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Aretha Franklin-Do Right Woman, Do Right Man

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Live with Holden McNeely XII

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Ed and Holden went live on Holden's Twitch this week to talk to some fans directly about their problems and offer a Brighter Side to all of them. Give a listen!

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Midnight in Harlem by Tedeschi Trucks Band

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Live with Holden McNeely XI

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Church Camp

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Summer is almost here! What are you doing for school break? Want to learn how to rollerblade, paddle a boat, sing, kiss a boy, and hear about Jesus Christ? This episode we talk Christian summer camps and all it’s fun and not so fun lessons

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Song: Total Eclipse of the Heart by Bonny Tyler

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Self-Harm

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One of the motto's of The Brighter Side is "Be Good to yourself." So we wanted to look deeper into why some people insist on harming themselves. We love ya baby, you gotta take care of Number One. Amber and Ed call their friend and fellow comedian Justy Dodge, so she can shed some light and advice on this subject.

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Taking us out this week is Badfinger's "Day After Day"

Mr Lucky by Ava Max

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Guilty Pleasures

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Come and listen to Amber and Ed talk about all the things they love that they hate. What’s your guilty pleasure??? Let us know on Twitter @BrighterSideLPN

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