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 252, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast host Caitlin Durante to discuss new Amazon Echo devices, how Amazon found a way to screw over their warehouse workers, Trump wanting to replace Nikki Haley with a woman because of Kavanaugh, the fact that we are due for another financial crisis, Republican pair posing as communists to make Democratic donation, Democrats needing to push to adopt Australian voter laws, a Mad Max festival in the desert, a new theory about...
In episode 253, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Ryan Singer to discuss the break up of Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande, Meghan Markle's pregnancy, Trump's 60 Minutes interview, Elizabeth Warren's ancestry, Saudi Arabia possibly copping to killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the most and least efficient fast food restaurants, Tom Delonge's failing UFO project, and more!
1. And they said it wouldn’t last: Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande have broken up
In episode 254, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Nick Vatterott to discuss Google trends with Amy Winehouse, Tara Reid, Lady Gaga's fiancé Christian Carino, and Nathan Fillion, a culture wars report, Tucker Carlson crying, the right believing in black magic, the push for a civil war, the NYPD covering for Proud Boys, Lindsay Graham's racist jokes, and more!
1. Amy Winehouse is coming back as a ‘hologram’ for a 2019 world tour
In episode 255, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Danielle Radford to discuss Julian Assange being the worst
asylum seeking couch surfer, more info on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Turning Point group's problem with hiring racists, Mueller getting ready to give us some information from his investigation, The Conners, The Good Place, The BET Awards, the beef between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B, and more!
In episode 256, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Julian McCullough to discuss a profile on Heidi Cruz, Ted Cruz's wife, Facebook's inflated video metrics, the boost of racism in the GOP, how a group of black senior citizens were ordered off a Georgia bus taking them to vote, the mainstream media taking Trump's side in regards to Elizabeth Warren's DNA test, the parts of the world where the resource wars will be fought, updates on the murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi, the saddest...