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 953, Jack and guest host Joelle Monique are joined by comedian, physician, and HypochondriActor co-host Priyanka Wali to discuss Covid-19 cases, the wellness world having a QAnon problem, California's new guaranteed income program, the cost of living going up, the unprecedented flooding in Western Europe, a box office update, and more! Plus Joelle defends Loki and MCU fandom!
In episode 954, Jack and Miles are joined by We Need to Talk About Britney's Jen Zaborowski to discuss positive covid cases at the Olympics, the Delta variant wave, Fox News jumping shit, an Israeli surveillance software being used for evil, the end of salad bars, Britney Spears, and more!
Coco Gauff Out of Olympics After Positive COVID-19 Test as Cases in Athletes’ Village Grow
In episode 955, Jack and Miles are joined by Waiting On Reparation's Mariah Parker to discuss Jeff Bezo's leaving earth in a giant penis, the Republicans joining the January 6th committee, Sean Hannity's thoughts on the vaccine, Texas protecting the KKK, the shitshow that is the Tokyo Olympics, and more!
'Road to space': billionaire Bezos has successful suborbital jaunt
In episode 956, Jack and Miles are joined by the Bechdel Cast's Caitlin Durante to discuss Delta Variant cases, Republicans making a U-Turn on vaccines, vaccine passports, the US wildfires, updates on the Havana syndrome, the Olympics continuing to be a mess, and more!
The Delta variant causes 83% of U.S. COVID cases. See the states where it’s most prevalent
In episode 957, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, Private Parts Unknown, and 420 Day Fiance co-host Sofiya Alexandra to discuss Nancy Pelosi shutting down GOP antics when it comes to the January 6th panel, capital rioters being sentenced, judges throwing out anti-abortion and anti-trans garbage bills, the couple who had a deadly gender reveal party being charged, anti-vaxx nonsense, more Olympic mess, and more!