The Daily Zeitgeist

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.

https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-the-daily-zeitgeist-28516718/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 58m. Bisher sind 2989 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint täglich.

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Weekly Zeitgeist 276 (Best of 5/22/23-5/26/23)

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The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's season 288 (5/22/23-5/26/23)

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 May 28, 2023  55m
 
 

episode 1: Elon’s Barely Working Brain, End Workplace Drug Testing 05.22.23

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In episode 1487, Jack and Miles are joined by author and host of Crime Writers On... and ...These Are Their Stories, Rebecca Lavoie, to discuss… True Crime And America Waking Up To The Fact That Cops Are Bad at Their Jobs, Elon Is A Human Sh*tpost, Workplace Drug Testing Needs To F*ck Right Off and more!

  1. Workplace Drug Testing Needs To F*ck Right Off
  2. Record number of U.S...


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 May 22, 2023  1h1m
 
 

episode 2: Harlan Crow Simp, Millionaire Scumbag Boo'd?! 05.23.23

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In episode 1488, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, actor, writer, and host of TV, I Say, Ashley Ray, to discuss… Harlan Crow IS JUST A REGULAR OLD GUY, David Zaslav Delivered a Boo-Filled Commencement Speech, Adidas Will Sell Off The Remaining Yeezy Gear With (Some) Proceeds Going To Charity, The Great Disney Streaming Purge Is Upon Us and more!

  1. David Zaslav Delivered a Boo-Filled Commencement Speech
  2. Discovery! How CEO David Zaslav Made $247 Million Last...


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 May 23, 2023  1h7m
 
 

episode 3: We Welcome Our A.I. Overlords, MAGA Trash Pandas 05.24.23

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In episode 1489, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Blake Wexler to discuss... An AI-generated image rattling the stock market, AI being used to track mass movements of people and read brain waves, MTG buying Kevin McCarthy's garbage, and much more!

1. An A.I.-Generated Picture Stokes a Stock Market Plunge - The New York Times (nytimes.com)

2. U.S. Intelligence Building System to Track Mass Movement of People Around the World

3...


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 May 24, 2023  49m
 
 

episode 4: WE STAND WITH ORCAS, GOP’s Unpopular Populism 05.25.23

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In episode 1490, Jack and Miles are joined by host of Black People Love Paramore, Sequoia Holmes, to discuss.....


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 May 25, 2023  58m
 
 

episode 5: Twitter PWNED Ron DeSantis, Chaos Candidate Crofton 05.26.23

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In episode 1491, Miles and guest co-host Blake Wexler are joined by comedian and host of Cold Brew Got Me Like, Chris Crofton, to discuss… DeSantis’ Twitter Event Was a Predictable Disaster, The Barbie Movie Finally Gives People What They Want: Aqua’s Barbie Girl and more!

  1. DeSantis’ Twitter Event Was a Predictable Disaster
  2. Ron DeSantis gambled on Elon Musk and went bust
  3. The Barbie Movie Finally Gives People What They Want: Aqua’s Barbie Girl
  4. Barbie...


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 May 26, 2023  1h8m
 
 
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