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 437, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Kenny DeForest to discuss the Cats musical film trailer, Trump selling plastic straws on his website, John Delaney's staff asking him to drop out of 2020 presidential race, the protests in Puerto Rico, the problem with privacy and FaceApp, Jamie's trip to the MENSA convention, the Lou Perlman biopic, Netflix not doing well, and more!
In episode 438, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss upcoming attractions, LAPD infiltrating left wing groups and not right wing groups, our official warning from Elizabeth Warren, Robert Mueller's upcoming testimony, the new Disney airlines, the fascism in Lion King, and more!
1. Mahershala Ali will be the next 'Blade' as Marvel rolls out its new slate of movies
2. Top Gun: Maverick Brings Back Retired Fighter Jet
In episode 448, Miles and special guest host Laci Mosley are joined by Sofiya Alexandra to discuss ABC's stage play of the Little Mermaid, Republican responses to the mass shootings over the weekend, Subway sandwich artists going head to head, the 20th anniversary of The Matrix, and more!
1. ABC Is Staging The Little Mermaid Live With Auli’i Cravalho, Queen Latifah, and … Shaggy!
2. The five stages of Republican candidate reactions after mass shootings
In episode 439, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, podcaster, and film critic Vince Mancini to discuss laugh tracks, a preview of the Mueller testimony, Joe Biden's prep for the upcoming debates, the mail bomber's Trump obsession, the fall of the Commerce department, Louisiana officers being fired for their Facebook posts attacking AOC, China investing in the US movie industry, why Leonardo DiCaprio doesn't want to talk about Titanic, and more!
In episode 440, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and host of the Space Cave podcast David Huntsberger to discuss the Taco Bell hotel menu, the Robert Mueller testimony, Facebook knowing more than the CIA, women being more likely to die in car accidents, and more!
1. Here's the Menu Being Served Exclusively at the Taco Bell Hotel
2. 10 key takeaways from Robert Mueller's testimony
In episode 441, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and V Single podcast co-host Alison Stevenson to discuss how the press and congress should take the Mueller testimony, Trump vetoing Congress's attempt to block arm sales to Saudi Arabia, Trump's new Defense Secretary, Trump appearing in front of a doctored seal with Russian and golf imagery, Hollywood top power players favoring Kamala Harris, Beyonce's 22 Day's Nutrition, Jeffrey Epstein found injured in NYC jail cell, a possible new...