Aggressively Positive

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Aggressively Positive is a positive news podcast brought to you by Adam Theroux of Good People Doing Good. We feature positive and inspiring news stories, uplifting and non conventional looks on life, and a look into the uplifting and fun brain of me, Adam Theroux, and the non profit, Good People Doing Good. For more information visit GoodPeopleDoingGood.org or email GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG@gmail.com This was once the podcast feed for “401 Stories”, created by my brother. We have made an agreement that if he ever records another episode, we will be uploading here as a bonus! —————————— FORMERLY THE RSS FEED FOR 401 Stories. But we will always offer the full archive of all episodes!!! 401 Stories: This book contains four hundred and one stories and each one is an adapted folktale, fairy tale, urban legend, modern myth, or some other synonym for the same thing: "Once upon a time, something happened." 401 Stories is a project of storyteller Joe Theroux and is intended for and enjoyed by children as well as grownups. For more information go to 401Stories.com

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#11 | No Baby T... yet, Spring Cleaning, & Other Inspiring News!
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Here we are!!! Episode #11 of Aggressively Positive!!

Check out the TWO BRAND NEW shirt designs at GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com designed by our friends at GsquaredArt!! 

Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

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***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Mar 12, 2019
#10 | Adam Learns How To Read, Candy Crush, & More Positive News!
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Here we are!!! Episode #10 of Aggressively Positive!!

Check out the TWO BRAND NEW shirt designs at GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com designed by our friends at GsquaredArt!! 

Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

Patreon - www.Patreon.com/GoodPeopleDoingGood
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Website - www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.org
Twitter - www.Twitter.com/GPDGorg
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Instagram: @gsquaredart 


Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Mar 06, 2019
#09 | A Feline Locksmith, Heroic Haircut, Our Very Round Earth, & More Inspiring Stories!
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Here we are!!! Episode #09 of Aggressively Positive!!

Check out the Limited Run Wu-Tang, Black Flag, and AC/DC themed GPDG shirts, as well as the last shot at some of the 1st Gen merch at GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com along with all of the original designs.

NEW SHIRT/HOODIE DESIGNS RELEASED FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2019!!!

Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

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Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Feb 27, 2019
#08 | Taco Bell, Flowers, a Bag-o-Money, & More Inspiring Stories!
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Here we are!!! Episode #08 of Aggressively Positive!!

Check out the New Limited Run Wu-Tang, Black Flag, and AC/DC themed GPDG shirts at GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com along with all of the original designs before some of the generation 1 merch is retired!! 

Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

Patreon - www.Patreon.com/GoodPeopleDoingGood
Paypal - www.paypal.me/GoodPeopleNonProfit
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For top notch Aggressively Positive and Good People Doing Good merch, visit www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com

Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Feb 20, 2019
#07 | My love for Billy Ocean, Goats, Heavy Metal, & More Inspiring Stories!
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Here we are!!! Episode #07 of Aggressively Positive!!

Check out the New Limited Run Wu-Tang, Black Flag, and AC/DC themed GPDG shirts at GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com along with all of the original designs before some of the generation 1 merch is retired!! 

Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

Billy Ocean State Audio: https://hanksinatrajr.bandcamp.com/track/billy-ocean-state-full-set
Billy Ocean State Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crRn73gNzm0

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Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Feb 13, 2019
#06 | Donald McDonald, Fyre Festival Update, & More Positive News Stories
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Here we are!!! Episode #06 of Aggressively Positive!!

Check out the New Limited Run Wu-Tang, Black Flag, and AC/DC themed GPDG shirts at GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com along with all of the original designs before some of the generation 1 merch is retired!! 

Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

Patreon - www.Patreon.com/GoodPeopleDoingGood
Paypal - www.paypal.me/GoodPeopleNonProfit
Facebook - www.Facebook.com/GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG
Instagram - www.Instagram.com/GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG
Website - www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.org
Twitter - www.Twitter.com/GPDGorg
Email - GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG@gmail.com 

For top notch Aggressively Positive and Good People Doing Good merch, visit www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com

Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Feb 06, 2019
#05 | RIP James Ingram, Waffle House, & More Positive News Stories
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Here we are!!! Episode #05 of Aggressively Positive!!

Check out the New Limited Run GPDG shirts at GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com and all original designs before some of the generation 1 merch is retired!! 

Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

Patreon - www.Patreon.com/GoodPeopleDoingGood
Paypal - www.paypal.me/GoodPeopleNonProfit
Facebook - www.Facebook.com/GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG
Instagram - www.Instagram.com/GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG
Website - www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.org
Twitter - www.Twitter.com/GPDGorg
Email - GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG@gmail.com 

For top notch Aggressively Positive and Good People Doing Good merch, visit www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com

Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Jan 30, 2019
#04 - Chill-o-meter | Lucky Charms Marshmallows, Brady Alan Singer of the Kansas City Royals, More Fun Facts About Pee, Angry Turkey Rescue, The Best "Patron Shoutouts", & More!
2033

Here we are!!! Episode #04 of Aggressively Positive!!

After so much great feedback, last week. I decided to go completely off the cuff for my Good News responses. It was a lot of fun and is definitely a lot closer of a look into my real personality! This podcast has been so much fun and crazy to think that we are already at episode #04! Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

Patreon - www.Patreon.com/GoodPeopleDoingGood
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For top notch Aggressively Positive and Good People Doing Good merch, visit www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com

Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Jan 23, 2019
#03 | The First "Goodest Person of the Week", My Fried Computer, Penguin Pee, An Award Winning Smile, Timesuck with Dan Cummins & More!!!
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Here we are!!! Episode #03 of Aggressively Positive!!

On this week's show...
- A Terrible Joke... like you're surprised
- A Very Different Episode
- Good People Doing Good Update
- Timesuck with Dan Cummins inspiring me
- and moooooore

I really had fun with this episode. After my computer died in my lap, I wasn't sure what I was going to do. I had spent a week writing the episode, and poof, gone. But I didn't let that defeat me! I am still here, putting something out!!! Thanks so much for listening. You guys are the absolute best. Cheers!!!

Patreon - www.Patreon.com/GoodPeopleDoingGood
Paypal - www.paypal.me/GoodPeopleNonProfit
Facebook - www.Facebook.com/GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG
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Website - www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.org
Twitter - www.Twitter.com/GPDGorg
Email - GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG@gmail.com 

For top notch Aggressively Positive and Good People Doing Good merch, visit www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com

Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Jan 16, 2019
#02 - Jan w/ the Plan | More Pizza, Ketchup, #ChickenRescue, Gary's Girl, & More!
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Here we are!!! Episode #02 of Aggressively Positive!!

On this week's show...
- A Terrible Joke... again
- #ChickenRescue
- Who Jesse's Girl really was...
- Big Bad Billy is still clueless
- Put Your Pillow In A Fridge Day
- The Best Pizza Delivery Ever
- Patreon Shout Outs

Patreon - www.Patreon.com/GoodPeopleDoingGood
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Facebook - www.Facebook.com/GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG
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Website - www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.org
Twitter - www.Twitter.com/GPDGorg
Email - GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG@gmail.com

For top notch Aggressively Positive and Good People Doing Good merch, visit www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com

Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Jan 09, 2019
#01 - Bananas Can't Reproduce | Pizza, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Stuffed Animals, a 107 Year Old Woman, Comic Sans, & More!
1784

Here we are!!! Episode #01 of Aggressively Positive!!

On this week's show...
- A Terrible Joke or two
- Comic Sans font
- A Really Sweaty Superhero-like Dude
- The 1st Cheetah State Trooper
- Energy Driven Inspiration
- A Really Annoying Bully named Billy
- Myda Lewis' 107 Birthday Parade
- Jeffrey "Jeff" Dean Morgan, Jack, and Diane
- Good People Giving Bikes & The Infection Of Positivity
- Nov/Dec Good People Doing Good Recap
- What Makes Our Listeners Happy
- Patreon Shout Outs

Patreon - www.Patreon.com/GoodPeopleDoingGood
Paypal - www.paypal.me/GoodPeopleNonProfit
Facebook - www.Facebook.com/GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG
Instagram - www.Instagram.com/GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG
Website - www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.org
Twitter - www.Twitter.com/GPDGorg
Email - GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG@gmail.com

For top notch Aggressively Positive and Good People Doing Good merch, visit www.GoodPeopleDoingGood.storenvy.com

Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes, Android, or wherever else you listen to this podcast!

***401 Stories was the podcast, once hosted by my brother. He has allowed me to take over his RSS feed and I have promised, in return, to post any possible 401 Stories down the road as BONUS content.

Jan 02, 2019
#0 - Glass Half Empty
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This is the introductory episode of the podcast Aggressively Positive, coming January 2019.

If you were subscribed to 401 Stories by Joseph Theroux, I am Adam Theroux, his younger brother! He gave me this podcast feed to take over and I OBVIOUSLY agreed that if he were to ever record any more "401 Stories" episodes, they will be posted here as a bonus!!!

I'll see you all in January!

Nov 18, 2018
401 Stories - Episode #16: Six Short Zen Tales
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With wit and wisdom, these short traditional folktales suggest lessons of humility, mindfulness, forgiveness, and whatever else may pop into your head.

Nov 01, 2016
401 Stories - Episode #15: Pockets
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The somber, hard-working people of an isolated town reluctantly accept a mysterious stranger into their midst. In return, she becomes their new seamstress, working day and night to turn out the plain gray clothes the villagers have always worn. These dull and lifeless garments, however, hold a secret . . . there is something new, in the linings of the pockets. Pockets is Jennifer Armstrong's classic tale of the transformative power of art and imagination. It is presented here with the author's permission.

Oct 01, 2016
401 Stories - Episode #14: The Gull and the Gullible
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There once was a fast-talking seagull whose insatiable appetite was matched only by his ego. Inspired by an old Buddhist folktale seen through the lens of current events, this is a tale of when to trust, when to ask questions, when to just walk away.

Sep 01, 2016
401 Stories - A Critique of Mark Osborne's "The Little Prince"
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Director Mark Osborne's animated film adaption of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s “The Little Prince” finally found its way to American audiences through Netflix. Joe Theroux of 401 Stories discusses the film’s good points, shortcomings, and severely misguided failures.

Aug 14, 2016
401 Stories - Story Laboratory #3 (Fisherman's Son & Brian O'Bronaghan)
2254

The 401 Story Laboratory features Joe discussing the writing, recording, and editing process behind the tales of 401 Stories. This edition features outtakes and insight from the fifth and sixth episodes: "The Fisherman's Son and the Magic Catfish" and "The Ballad of Brian O'Bronaghan from Barrington."

Aug 01, 2016
401 Stories - Episode #13: Tortoise vs Hare: an AESPN Production
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It's the first round of the Animal Olympics! The first battle is the race of the century, pitting the Mort "The Reptile Projectile" Tortoise against the decorated champion, Ric Hare! Who will be victorious? Mister slow & steady, or the master of social media? Catch this action only on AESPN: The Aesop Sports & Entertainment Network!

Jul 01, 2016
401 Stories - Episode #12: Princess Lisa's Curveball
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There is nothing in the world that Lisa loves more than the game of baseball, and she is positive that some day she will be striking people out in the major leagues. All that's standing between the princess and her dreams are her father the meddling king, an entire country of greedy suitors, and a man-eating fire-breathing dragon. Play ball!

Jun 01, 2016
401 Stories - Episode #11: I Should Like To See A Sunset (Excerpts from The Little Prince)
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We are paying tribute to Antoine de Saint-Exupery's timeless classic, "The Little Prince." In this episode our prince leaves his tiny planet in order to meet the grownups that live on the other nearby asteroids. In his travels he comes across a proud King, a stressed Businessman, and a very tired Lamplighter.

May 01, 2016
401 Stories - Apologies, Announcements, and Shoutouts
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Joe says "hello" with a quick little personal message to the 401 Stories faithful.

May 01, 2016
401 Stories - Episode #10: The Impossible Task of Papa Rat
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An adaptation of the Japanese fairy tale "The Husband of the Rat's Daughter," this is the tale of a dedicated but misguided father's quest to find the perfect husband for his daughter. 

Apr 30, 2016
401 Stories - Story Laboratory #2 (Lila Prescott & Tipingee)
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The 401 Story Laboratory features Joe discussing the writing, recording, and editing process behind the tales of 401 Stories. This edition features outtakes and insight from the third and fourth episodes: "Lila Prescott & the High Diving Board" and "Who's Tipingee?"

Feb 01, 2016
401 Stories - Episode #9: Five Short Tales of the Mulla Nasrudin
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Nasrudin was a Sufi wise man believed to have lived in 13th century Turkey. He appears in thousands of short stories, some with a subtle sense of humor, others where he illustrates great truths through his own foolishness. Here are five of those tales.

Jan 01, 2016
401 Stories - Episode #8: Bonnie's Song
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A tale of friendship, loss, jealousy, and robots, "Bonnie's Song" is a modern fable about growing up and, for better or for worse, finding your purpose in life. Featuring original music by Tiny Wight. "Once upon a time there was a girl who was not very good at making friends. She was, however, very good at making things, so she decided if she could not make a friend . . . she would MAKE a friend . . ."

Dec 01, 2015
401 Stories - How Night Came Into Being: A Story of Grief and Healing
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A Hindu tale of the first death, the first grief, the first night, and the first sunrise.

Nov 14, 2015
401 Stories - Episode #7: The Sparrow, the Mouse, and the Sausage: a Grimm Tragedy
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An adaptation of "The Bird, the Mouse, and the Sausage" from the Brothers Grimm, this is the tale of the partnership between three unusual friends. Their lives are simple and fun until one of them listens to some less-than-great advice. This is a fable about friendship and teamwork, about peer pressure and society's expectations, about humility and forgiveness. Spoiler alert: it is a tragedy.

Nov 01, 2015
401 Stories - Story Laboratory #1 (Monkey & the Firefly, Casey vs. Trent)
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The 401 Story Laboratory features Joe discussing the writing, recording, and editing process behind the tales of 401 Stories. This edition features outtakes and insight from the first two episodes: "The Monkey and the Firefly" and "Casey at the Bat vs. Trent on the Mound." 

Oct 01, 2015
401 Stories - Episode #6: The Ballad of Brian O'Bronaghan from Barrington
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Brian O'Bronaghan is a good man, an honest man, and the most boring man in all of Rhode Island, One day he happens upon a graveyard, and a single chance encounter changes his life forever.

Aug 28, 2015
401 Stories - Episode #5: The Fisherman's Son and the Magic Catfish
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An adaptation of the Grimm Fairy Tale "The Fisherman and His Wife," this yarn tells the story of a boy whose chance encounter with magic might be just what his family needs to rise above poverty. But how do you know when you've risen too far?

Aug 11, 2015
401 Stories - Episode #4: Who's Tipingee?
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Once upon a time there was a stepfather. Now, some storytellers might go so far as to call him an "evil stepfather," but I am not one who is quick to judge, so I'll just call him "the stepfather." So one day the stepfather was walking down the road from the farm where he worked hard all day, every day, even on Saturdays and Sundays. On the way home the heel of his boot became stuck in a small pothole . . .

Jul 28, 2015
401 Stories - Episode #3: Lila Prescott & the High Diving Board
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"Once upon a time it was summertime. I was ten years old, I could drink my weight in Del's frozen lemonade without getting a brain freeze, and I loved to swim. In fact there were two things I loved most in the entire world that summer, and the first was my neighborhood pool . . ."

Jul 14, 2015
401 Stories - Episode #2: Casey at the Bat vs. Trent on the Mound
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"The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville Nine that day; The score stood two to four with just one inning left to play. The Mudville fans all wrung their hands for much to their lament, In strode Wespen Falls' new closer, phenom rookie Jackson Trent." 

Jun 29, 2015
401 Stories - Episode #1: The Monkey and the Firefly
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"Once upon a time there was a monkey who lived in the forest just below the mountains. Now he was not the smartest of monkeys, but he liked to explore and he liked to discover new things. One day he was out exploring and he got lost and, as happens with everybody when they get lost, the harder he tried to find his way home, the more lost he became. Before he knew it he had wandered into the mountains . . ."

Jun 23, 2015