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 360, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and podcast host Robert Evans to discuss new desserts coming to Sonic and Taco Bell, Democrats keeping their mouths shut, Jared Kushner and the Saudi's being up to no good, Betsy DeVos continuing her evil plans to destroy education in America, another possible civil war in America, Game of Thrones fight scene safe words, and more!
In episode 361, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jena Friedman to discuss April fool's jokes from different brand, Trump doubling down on his threat to close the border, allegations against Joe Biden, how Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezo's phone, Skrillex protecting us from mosquitos, PewDiePie's youtube rivalry, and more!
1. It’s April Fools’ Day. Here’s 2019′s updating, depressing, and comprehensive list of pranks and hoaxes.
In episode 362, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, Bechdel Cast co-host, and frequent podcast host Jamie Loftus to discuss a "chemsex" study, more coming out about Joe Biden invading people's personal space, how authoritarians are bad at politics, Trump's approval rating not going up after the Mueller report, counties with more trees being healthier places to live, QAnon getting crazier, a new true crime podcast television show, and more!
In episode 363, Jack and Miles are joined by activist, poet, artist, and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Taz Ahmed to discuss Game of Throne Oreos, the White House not wanting the Mueller Report released to the public, Nipsey Hussle's murderer being caught, DHS disbanding the Domestic Terror Intelligence Unit, Trump overturning denied security clearances, Kid Mero versus Tucker Carlson, the new Joker movie, Biden releasing a video about his current situation, and more!
In episode 364, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Johnny Pemberton to discuss how Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman possibly going to jail, Fox New's diner segment on the Green New Deal, Vic Berger's super cut of Joe Biden touching people, the Mueller Report being more damaging than William Barr revealed it to be, a top Marine General letting his internal emails leak, Chinese spies targeting Mar-A-Lago, the Justice Department backing Netflix in Oscars feud, Billy Ray Cyrus jumping on...