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 469, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Chris Crofton to discuss this new band 'Tool,' Howard Schultz dropping out of presidential race cause of the internet meanies, Trump destroying democracy, Mac Miller's dealer being arrested, Facebook dating, Sopranos Con, and more!
1. Taylor Swift Fans Are Freaking Out About This New Band Called “Tool”
2. Howard Schultz says he won’t run for president because people were mean online
In episode 470, Jack and Miles are joined by Go Fact Yourself's co-host J. Keith van Straaten to discuss an update on the college admissions scandal, Trump attacking famous people of color, scientists being told to not contradict Trump, CIA removing spies from Russia because Trump, Ivanka versus Don Jr., if Impossible burgers and Beyond Meat are healthier than regular meat, clowns, and more!
In episode 471, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Nerdificent co-host Ify Nwadiwe to discuss a possible new Face/Off film, John Bolton being fired, Netanyahu pledging to annex the West Bank, Wilbur Ross threatening to fire scientists who contradict the president, Trump losing supporters, Harvey Weinstein going after Gwyneth Paltrow, Michael Jordan donating money for Hurricane Dorian relief, Kanye's new album, the White Claw shortage, and more!
In episode 472, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Closure: The Podcast That Never Ends host Eli Olsberg to discuss the new Apple releases, Elizabeth Warren scaring Wall Street executives, the 2020 election polls, Fox New's trying to figure out if we need another 9/11, John Bolton refusing to leave quietly, Hasbro's Ms. Monopoly, Trump administration going after vaping, the Caroline Calloway essay, KFC's sexy Colonel Sanders, and more!