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 262, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Vanessa Gritton to discuss Justin Bieber's lack of burrito eating skills, a suspect being arrested in connection to the mail bombs, the inevitable cries of crisis actors and false flags, the dog that tricks people into giving her McDonald's, the 'Clueless' remake, and more!
In episode 263, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Noah Gardenswartz to discuss Kanye's West's new 'blexit' stance, the Indonesian plane crash, the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, whether the mainstream media will start acknowledging the blatant racism in this country, Brazil's new far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, the Playstation Classic update, the newly released video game Red Dead Redemption 2 with editor Danl Goodman, and more!
Boo! In episode 264, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and Hollywood Handbook podcast co-host Hayes Davenport to discuss how villains in horror movies rarely use guns, Matt Drudge being fed up with Fox News, how a convicted man for anti-Muslim terror plot blaming Trump for his actions, how in the world Shep Smith became the voice of reason on Fox News, Trump's new threat to end birthright citizenship with an executive order, Lena Dunham being tapped to adapt a Syrian refugee story,...
In episode 265, Miles and special guest co-host Jamie Loftus are joined by writer and performer Sarah Isaacson to discuss Kanye West's claim to be back from the sunken place, Trumps trip to Pittsburgh and his continued hate speech, the poorly planned plot to discredit Robert Mueller by Jacob Wohl, Oprah joining Stacey Abrams on her campaign in Georgia, a woman who has sex with ghosts, a couple dying while trying to take a selfie, and more!
In episode 266, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss crazy Red Sox fans throwing full beer cans, trending Halloween costumes, Oprah's face off with Mike Pence in Georgia, Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman's press conference regarding the women accusing Robert Mueller of harassment, Republicans using fear tactics to get folks to vote for the GOP, a massive walk out at Google over sexual misconduct, Sabra's on-the-go avocado toast, and more!