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 452, Miles and special guest host Laci Mosley are joined by comedian Greta Titelman to discuss The Lady and The Tramp live action remake, the Home Alone remake, another Joe Biden gaffe, Walmart pulling video game displays yet continuing to sells guns, Elizabeth Warren surging in the polls, Jared Kushner using the presidency to dig himself out of debt, Chernobyl vodka, the internal workings of MoviePass, the passing of a true scammer, and more!
In episode 453, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss Dunkin Donuts bringing Pumpkin Spice out early, Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, falcons chasing away seagulls in Ocean City, another possible nuclear explosion in Russia, Jason Blumhouse's The Hunt film no longer being released, and more!
1. Dunkin’ decrees autumn begins August 21
2. Before Jail Suicide, Jeffrey Epstein Was Left Alone and Not Closely Monitored
In episode 454, Jack and Miles are joined by Ron Burgundy Podcast's Carolina Barlow to discuss Chris Cuomo yelling at people who called him names, Trump's pettiness towards Justin Trudeau, the trades wars with China, protests going on in Hong Kong, the presidential candidates that should give up and run for senate, the new Princess Diana musical, Olive Garden's Pasta Pass, the death of cable, and more!
In episode 454, Jack and Miles are joined by Ridiculous History and Stuff They Don't Want You To Know's Ben Bowlin to discuss Trump's years long pettiness towards people, Facebook being shady as usual, Chernobyl 2.0, Jeffrey Epstein updates, the anti-spoiler A.I., Arizona Iced Tea getting into cannabis, and more!
1. DONALD TRUMP AND VANITY FAIR'S GRAYDON CARTER HAVE BEEN FEUDING FOR DECADES
2. Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Audio Chats
In episode 455, Jack and Miles are joined by Stuff Mom Never Told You's co-host Samantha McVey to discuss Jay-Z's NFL deal, Trump demanding Israel deny entry to Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, Joe Biden's team trying to hide his gaffes, updates on the Jeffrey Epstein suicide, a white savior leading to the deaths of Ugandan children, Sarah Silverman being fired from a job because of an old blackface sketch, why Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is doing so well, election merchandise, and more!...