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 322, Jack and Miles are joined by Nerdificent co-host Dani Fernandez to discuss Cory Booker announcing his bid for president, Trump starting to lose Evangelicals, a Harry Potter beer festival, Mitch McConnell telling the truth, more shady behavior by Facebook, Purdue Pharma considering getting into the addiction treatment boom while at the same time pushing addictive drugs, DNA testing companies sharing their databases with the FBI, a look back at Bradley Cooper's acting career,...
In episode 323, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and frequent podcast guest and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss Super Bowl ads, Ralph Northam's black face controversy, an insider leaking President Trump's schedule, the White House ending intel briefings with Trump, Liam Neeson's revenge plans, the right being offended by the lack of funny commercials during the Super Bowl, and more!
In episode 324, Jack and Miles are joined by Billy Wayne Davis to discuss some internet ads coming up, Google searches from different VPN's around the world, Trump's State Of The Union, federal prosecutors looking into Trump's inauguration committee, more Howard Schultz crap, Fox News hosts being surprised that people would want to tax the rich, and more!
In episode 325, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and musician Chris Crofton to discuss Joshua Trump's appearance at the State Of The Union, a refrigerdating service to match you up with your soulmate, Netflix making their own Planet Earth, more politicians caught in black face, millions in frozen cryptocurrency being lost, the NBA trade deadline, the House Intelligence Committee planning on releasing investigation transcripts to the public, and more!
In episode 326, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Katia Kvinge to discuss how the NYPD wants Waze to stop snitching on them, Campbell's soup trying to own the word "chunky," the new Beetlejuice Broadway musical, the truth behind 21 Savage's ICE detention, Tucker Carlson's thoughts on economic populism, medicare for all, the connection between Coco and Marie Kondo, and more!