The Brighter Side

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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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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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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Time

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We are all a slave to time. Time is one of the most used words and things referenced in the world. It owns us. No one is immune to it. Yet it can work in our favor as well. To answer the limitless questions from Amber and Ed we have the smartest dude we know call and talk to us. Seven time Jeopardy! Champion Keith Whitener. Please Keith explain this Old Man Time to us.

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Taking us out on this episode in "Out of Time" by The Rolling Stones.

Questions

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What's your favorite color? How many jelly beans are in this jar? What is the meaning of life? Is there a God? Do elfs exist? Why do you look like that?

Questions come in all forms. Some are annoying, some are hurtful, and some just keep the conversation going. Come listen to us ask each other a whole bunch questions, riddles, and would you rathers. It gets real, it gets funny, and it gets gross.

Holden McNeely is back to keep us reptile like. Be good to yourselves. Taking us out today is Bargain by The Who.

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Live with Holden McNeely X

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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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Taking us out this week is Deer Tick's "Too Sensitive For This World."

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Biggest Fears/Panic Attacks

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Panic and fear can come and get you when you are least expecting it. It's completely natural and it happen to anyone, but man is it scary. Joining The Brighter Side this week is an old friend to talk on some serious emotions, Miss Julia Johns.

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Our song taking us out this week, is Ed's go to chill song, Cleaning Windows by Van Morrison.

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Feet

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Feet we all got em, thank god we got em. But let's face it, they're gross, yet people want to suck on them, and smell em. Not us really, but hey man you into it? Good for you. Joining Amber and Ed today is Ed's future wife Julie Rosing.

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Taking us out today is "Take a Load Off Your Feet" by The Beach Boys.

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Marijuana

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This show we try and look at The Brighter Side of some of the more bothersome things in this world. Today we decided to look at something we've always spoken fondly of on this show and that is Weed, Pot, Sweet Leaf, Mary Jane, Happiness, Stanky Stank, you get the drift. Joining us is Comedian Jackson Banks and Gino Gentile of Speed Weed.

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Fire one up! Or don't it's just like your prerogative man.

Taking us out is Cypress Hill "Hits From The Bong."

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Smart Girls

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Smart Girls are rad, but what was it like growing up as a smart girl? Are they treated differently? How’s their relationship with their parents and dating? Do they suffer from crippling self-esteem or are they confident in their own way? Amber talks with a real live smart girl Pallavi Gunalan about her work, life, and play time.

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Internet Addiction

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Amber, and guests Evan Jones and Shongedzai Matangira talk internet addiction and how it affects our emotions. Also, the group talks comedy and how to use the internet for good instead of evil

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Hoopagoonudo

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It’s Hoopagoonudo time again folks! Joining Amber and Ed today are Ashley Ward & Jared Logan. Be good to yourselves ya beautiful babies.

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Off The Grid and Eating Your Own

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Can you believe you are not allowed to provide your own utilities to yourself, and in some places you can get detained just for not having an id. Living off the grid is every humans right. And then we dive into the topic of how democrats seem to eat their own, and how republicans seem to stick together no matter what. Are we right? Are we wrong? But we'll talk about it thats for sure. Taking us out today is a song written by Ed's cousin Andrew Stahl for Bernie Sanders, and performed by Tony Newton "Do You Feel" available on iTunes and Youtube.

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"Do You Feel" - Andrew Stahl

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