There’s more news and less comprehension today than any historical period that didn’t involve literal witch trials, and trying to stay on top of it all can feel like playing a game of telephone with 30 people, except everyone’s speaking at the same time and like a third of them are openly racist for some reason. From Cracked co-founder Jack O’Brien, THE DAILY ZEITGEIST is stepping into that fray with some of the funniest and smartest comedic and journalistic minds around. Jack and co-host Miles Gray spend up to an hour every weekday sorting through the events and stories driving the headlines, to help you find the signal in the noise, with a few laughs thrown in for free.
In episode 508, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Corporate star Adam Lustick to discuss a Portuguese McDonald's making an offensive sundae joke, the majority of women wanting to impeach Trump, Republicans support for impeachment of Trump slowly rising, more Rudy Giuliani nonsense, an Aunt Becky update, My Decade TV, Blizzcon 2019, and more!
McDonald’s Portugal apologizes for sundae promotion, poor grasp of history
In episode 509, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and FilmDrunk Frotcast co-host Matt Lieb to discuss Trump hating this impeachment news, 2020 Democratic polling and how the mainstream media works around it, how Beto O'Rourke's campaign failed, the alleged news about Jared Kushner's involvement with Jamal Khashoggi's murder, the new Terminator film, and more!
In episode 510, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Guy Montgomery to discuss the sneak preview of Dr Phil's interview with the Ukrainian orphan, RNC funding robocalls to fight the impeachment, the White House putting Marie Yovanovitch's safety in danger, Rudy Giuliani's associate possibly flipping, how the Amazon Echo/Google Home can be hacked by lasers, someone being killed over a Popeye's chicken sandwich, what happened to Deadspin, and more!
In episode 511, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Live To Tape host Johnny Pemberton to discuss how many Americans want to be influencers, Gordon Sondland deciding to update his testimony, Lindsay Graham losing steam, Kentucky going blue, 2020 election polls, new Starbucks holiday cards, James Dean starring in a new film, and more!
Influencer Nation: 86% of Young Americans Want to Become One
In episode 512, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss Trump's new impeachment plan, Trump supporters saying he can do nothing wrong, Bill Gates coming for Elizabeth Warren, T.I...