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 647, Jack and guest host Jamie Loftus are joined comedian Sara June to discuss Minneapolis city council members vowing to disband their police department, how things would work with a police department, #8toAbolition versus 8 Can't Wait, Fox News' racist stock market infographic, and more!
Minneapolis lawmakers vow to disband police department in historic move
Do you or somebody you know think that #AbolishThePolice is unrealistic? It might be...
In episode 648, Jack and guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by Scam Goddess and comedian Laci Mosley to discuss one proposal requiring cops have a state license, Camden, New Jersey having disbanded their police department seven years ago, the mainstream media's coverage of the protests, Trump calling a 75 year old man Antifa, protests needing to get Covid-19 tests, and more!
In episode 649, Jack and Miles are joined by There Are No Girls On The Internet podcast host Bridget Todd to discuss how white supremacists MAY try and do something about white supremacy, what white supremacy means, and more!
White House says Trump may issue executive order on police reform
Reckoning with white supremacy: Five fundamentals for white folks
In episode 650, Jack and Miles are joined by The Male Gaze and The Dark Weeb co-host and comedian Brodie Reed to discuss another cringeworthy PSA from celebrities, Lady Antebellum changing their name to Lady A, Trump having a rally in Tulsa on Juneteenth, 365 DNI, what a study of what 10,000 white-collars about race revealed, Cops and Live PD being cancelled, and more!
Hollywood Celebs ‘Take Responsibility’ for Racism in Incredibly Cringeworthy PSA