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 295, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Laci Mosley to discuss Instagram's year in review, an Instagram influencer's scam, Rudy Giuliani's thoughts on Trump's crimes, a child dying of dehydration while in ICE custody, shady behavior by Johnson & Johnson, Postmates starting to use robots to deliver food, most watched shows on Netflix, and more!
In episode 296, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss Washington Post's wild claim that a hot dog is not a sandwich, KFC's fried chicken fire logs, Rudy Giuliani's dumb defense of Trump's crimes, Ryan Zinke's resignation, CBS paying off Eliza Dushku cause of her harassment claims, how American's are at their loneliest generation, and more!
1. A hot dog is a taco. A steak is a salad. A Pop-Tart is a calzone. Let the Cube Rule explain...
In episode 297, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Alison Stevenson to discuss a new advertisement asking people to give Trump some love, the Trump administration's weird attempts to raise money, Michael Flynn's delayed sentencing, the dissolution of the Trump Foundation, how Russian social media hacking was aimed towards black voters, Alronso Ribeiro suing Fortnite and NBA2K for stealing his dance, the passing of Penny Marshall, the new Brexit film, and more!
In episode 298, Jack and Miles are joined by Stuff You Should Know co-host and The End Of The World host Josh Clark to discuss Twitter trends including Will Smith as the Genie, the Carlton dance coming from Bruce Springsteen, Paul Ryan's final speech, James Harden, some more absurd Rudy Giuliani comments about Trump's Russia connections, Trumps disdain for Christmas, Tucker Carlson losing sponsors, Steph Curry's response to his moon landing comments, and more!
In episode 299, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe hosts Daniel Whiteson and Jorge Cham to discuss Michelle Obama's Balenciaga boots, Michael Rapaport's comments about Ariana Grande, Trump's decision on Syria, women leaving Trump's camp, a Vanity Fair article about the culture of sexual assault at Georgetown Prep, products being ditched by big brands, Rachel McAdams glamorous breast pumping photos, and more!