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 257, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Eric Lampaert to discuss a new cold brew with alcohol, how Netflix is finally starting to cancel shows, John Kelly and John Bolton's shouting match about immigration, the GOP taking up it's racism a notch with a new robo-call, the right's smear campaign of Jamal Khashoggi, Rihanna turning down the Super Bowl in support of Colin Kaepernick, bloidwatch, and more!
In episode 259, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Brandon Johnson to discuss 2018 being the year of costumes for black children, Megyn Kelly's thoughts on black face, updates on the Jamal Khashoggi murder, the caravan that is scaring the right, Trump's new idea to give the middle class a tax cut, more GOP family members coming out and demanding we vote DEM, what the Trump organization really does, a man groping a woman on a plane and blaming Trump, Drake beating another Beatles record,...
In episode 260, Miles and special guest co-host Culture King Jacquis Neal are joined by actor and activist Behzad Dabu to discuss Megyn Kelly's apology for her blackface comments, the homemade bombs sent to Obama, Clintons, and others, the caravan coming to scare the GOP, out of control robocalls, McDonalds new breakfast menu items, updates on the WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia, the Titanic II going to set sail by 2022, a lonely boy's birthday, and more!
In episode 261, Jack and Miles are joined by Smart Mouth podcast host Katherine Spiers to discuss Megyn Kelly out at NBC News, more suspicious packages, Google Trends, Trump's (lack of) phone security, who was Dorcas Reilly, Post Malone's Postmates obsession, and more!
1. Megyn Kelly's NBC show has been a ratings nightmare, and was at risk even before she defended blackface