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 531, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jamie Loftus to discuss how Trump employed undocumented immigrants, Gayle King's interview with Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg's time at McKinsey, Trump making sensitive calls on lines open to surveillance, Betsey DeVos scheming to hurt candidates who want to cancel student loans, William Barr coming up empty, UPS coming out to support the police who killed their own employee, Uber's horrible stats, the new Clint Eastwood movie Richard Jewell,...
In episode 532, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Caitlin Durante to discuss updates in the Peloton ad saga, the impeachment trial being a mess, William Barr undermining his own investigative report, some art drama at Art Basel in Miami, the passing of Caroll Spinney aka Big Bird, Golden Globe nominations, and more!
The "Peloton Husband" is making the best of that terrible ad
In episode 533, Jack and Miles are joined by Hella In Your Thirties co-host and comedian Nick Casalini to discuss Kit Harrington's reaction to his Golden Globe nomination, the two articles impeachment against Trump from the Democrats, Democrats announcing a new USMCA trade agreement, Democrats demanding Stephen Miller be fired, health and human services being a mess, the 35th anniversary of Pee-wee's Big Adventure, password hygiene, Taco Bell developing it's own fake meat, and...
In episode 534, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by Hella In Your Thirties co-host Muriel Montgomery to discuss Time's 2019 person of the year, the Afghanistan papers, elections polls and Bernie blindness, the creep who keeps running against Maxine Waters, Elon Musk trying to destroy and kill a whistleblower, film critic's top ten lists of 2019, some great holiday films to look forward to, how canceled musicians streaming numbers do, and...
In episode 535, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Laci Mosley to discuss Pete Buttigieg meeting Lizzo, Trump attacking Greta Thunberg, the removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from Tennessee's capitol, Bloomberg thinking he can take California, the 'conversation squad,' Harvey Weinstein using a walker, Disney making an Aladdin spin-off, and more!
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