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 267, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, activist, and co-host of the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed to discuss Fox News being annoyed at Oprah for getting involved in Georgia, the UK possibly changing laws because too many people getting wasted at the airport, Nigerian security forces blaming Trump for their behavior, midterm polls, Steve King losing his mind on a questioner, the battle between the two Pope's, your first movie soundtrack love, bloidwatch and...
In episode 268, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and host of the Alchemy This! podcast Kevin Pollak to discuss the Bohemian Rhapsody film, Trump's behavior during midterms, Brian Kemp's office investigating the Democrats, why people like death metal, the calming game of Tetris, and more!
1. ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Rocks With $50 Million, ‘Nutcracker’ Crumbles
2. ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Rules International Box Office With Killer $72 Million
In episode 270, Jack and Miles are joined by writer Jason Pargin to discuss Jeff Session's resignation, Rod Rosenstein leaving the Mueller probe, Trump's post-election press conference, voter demographics in the context of higher education, a Breaking Bad movie, most Googled Thanksgiving foods, and more!
2. Jeff Sessions Forced Out As Attorney General After Constant Criticism From Trump
In episode 271, Jack and Miles are joined by podcaster Yusong Liu to discuss RBG's fall, the White House releasing a doctored video to attack Jim Acosta, Trump's attempt to push back on the Mueller investigation by making his friend the acting attorney general, another mass shooting in America, the left's witchcraft, Oprah's favorite thing list with super producer Anna Hossnieh, and more!
1. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With 3 Broken Ribs