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 210, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Blake Wexler to discuss Omarosa's messy tapes, the lack of color in the current White House administration, how the Unite The Right Rally 2 went, a piece about Stephen Miller's hypocrisy from his uncle, one mothers brutal take on how millennials ruined mayonnaise, Brett Kavanaugh's credit card debt, the firing of Peter Strzok, national left-handers day, and more!
In episode 211, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and Behind The Bastard's host Robert Evans to discuss the Paul Manafort trial, a recap of this past weekend's DefCon, Trump's lack of knowledge when it comes to time zones and how countries are pronounced, Bob Goodlatte's son calling him out, some stories Robert's been following including the state of the Kurds in Northern Iraq, how 'The Meg' has been a huge box office success, some drink related stories, and more!...
In episode 212, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Danielle Radford to discuss 'Moo' aka the song of summer, Nicki Minaj's latest album and her Twitter beef with her Ex, Tuesday's Primary Election results, Omarosa revealing audio of President Trump saying the N-word, the last day of the Paul Manafort trial, MoviePass is trading at 5 cents, and More!
1. Nicki Minaj Unfazed By Twitter War With Safaree
In episode 213, Jack and Miles are joined by writer Amy Lam to discuss the legend Aretha Franklin, the new film Crazy Rich Asians, Jason Kessler being humiliated by his father, Alex Jones and InfoWars holding strong, how #MeToo comebacks may be here soon, heartwarming stories that are a disguise for late-stage capitalism, and more!
1. Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,’ Dies at 76
2. WATCH: Aretha Franklin - Don't Play That Song You Lied
In episode 214, Jack and Miles are joined by actor and writer Kirby Howell-Baptiste to discuss Elon Musk's absurd behavior, Trump revoking security clearances of certain officials, the cancelation of the military parade, Trump's fight with Vietnam veterans over 'agent orange,' more tapes from Omarosa, the ring of predatory priests in Pennsylvania in the seventies, Mark Walhberg's new film 'Mile 22,' Crazy Rich Asians reactions, and more!