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 285, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Culture King Edgar Momplaisir to discuss Laura Loomer and her alt-right activism, how Airbnb is moving on to building houses, the MBS and Putin handshake, an ethnics agency coming down on federal workers over saying anything negative about the current administration, Trump and Michael Cohen's matching recollections of the Moscow deal, Amber Guyger finally being charged with murder for shooting Botham Jean, a study on whether Trump...
In episode 287, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and frequent podcast guest Jamie Loftus to discuss a dating app for the right, how Netflix figuring out how to keep Friends on their streaming service, the White House correcting Trump's comments on the trade wars with China, how Robert Mueller is recommending little to none jail time for Michael Flynn, the Senate agreeing that MBS is behind Jamal Khashoggi's murder, the hacking of the GOP, pregnant women being discriminated against to...
In episode 288, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Guy Montgomery to discuss Fortnite emotes attracting lawsuits, the break up of Cardi B and Offset, Trump and Michael Cohen's obstruction of justice, the right trying to downplay the Mueller investigation, more on the North Carolinas voter fraud, a new study on French fries, Christmas music that has been #MeToo'd, Peta pushing anti-animal language, and more!
In episode 289, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Kyle Ayers to discuss Trump blaming Mueller for his low approval rating, Trump eyeing his new attorney general, Tucker Carlson coming for Trump, Saudi Arabia helping out Trump's hotels, Golden Globe nominations, Kevin Hart's twitter controversy, and more!
1. Trump blames Mueller probe for low approval rating, calling it 'presidential harassment'