Where do you get your news? Because whether it's from a range of sources, from a curated Twitter feed, or from one nightmare cable channel monetizing hate, there is more happening than any one of us can track. The world is all news all the time. A lot of it seems grim. But what if we told you those true sad stories exist beside a range of incredible good news? What if we told you there are all kinds of bright spots across the world if you know where to look? And what if at least one of the stories features a "hybrid bear-monkey" you WILL want to see?
On this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by old pals Soren Bowie and Katie Goldin for a celebration of awesome news you probably missed. From the struggle to save the environment to the fight against world diseases, you'll discover everyone from young kids to entire countries pitching in and helping. So hurry up and listen, to gain the upbeat energy you need to defeat the slew of terrible things also going on these days (and don't forget to hit up the footnotes for those sweet sweet hybrid bear-monkey pics).
Sometimes the CIA has secrets to protect. Other times, the CIA needs help with its self-esteem?
Who are Americans, and why are they more interested in saving their dog than a foreign stranger?
Discover his past as a hot-take blogger, tobacco truther, campaign fund misuser, and more.
If you want to film an iconic moment, be sure to run out of money.
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