The Daily Zeitgeist

The Daily Zeitgeist

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 will 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.... Show More

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February 26, 2020 81 min

In episode 577, Jack and Miles are joined by rapper P.O.S. aka Stefon Alexander to discuss Jif peanut butter working with GIPHY, what Joe Biden is up to before the Democratic debates, Dr. Ronny “PILLZ” Jackson running for office, the Supreme Court making it harder for poor immigrants to enter the country, the IOC possibly canceling the Olympics due to the Coronavirus, Harvey Weinstein having chest pains after verdict, Netflix gi... Read more

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On this edition of Zeitning McQueen Jack and Miles discuss Steven Spielberg’s daughter starting a sex work business, it’s National Pancake Day, the Bachelor is getting spicy, and it’s Fat Tuesday!

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In episode 576, Jack and Miles are joined by journalist and author Joel Stein to discuss the death of flat earth-er Mike Hughes, the Harvey Weinstein verdict, the Nevada caucuses, Sylvester Stallone's new film, PAW Patrol, and more!

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  • On this edition of Zeitin’ Dirty Jack and Miles discuss the passing of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson, the Kobe and Gianna Memorial is happening right now, New Order and Pet Shop Boys are going on tour, and Chicago is getting a lot of snow! (Just in time for the live show!)

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    In episode 575, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by Get Rich Nicks and Deckheads podcast co-host Nick Turner to discuss Trump clouding the Russian election meddling discussion, Mike Bloomberg's Instagram meme campaign, how the R... Read more

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    The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 121 (2/18/20-2/21/20.)

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    On this edition of There is a Zeit Jack, Anna, and DJ Danl discuss the bullying of Quaden Bayles, Nikki Haley has hired Tim Chapman to her team, Grimes releases a new album, and a new Westworld trailer is out. 

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    In episode 574, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss the Democratic Debates, Dana Rohrbacher, Roger Stone's sentencing, the Brown's Greg Robinson's arrest, the McDonalds Quarter pounder scented candle pack, the Lovers & Friends festival, and more!

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  • On this edition of Hey Big Trender Miles and DJ Danl discuss Kurt Cobain's birthday (he would have been 53), a right-wing terrorist attack in Hanau, Germany, Fortnite Season 2 has begun, and Arsenal squeezes out a late game victory against Olympiacos.

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    In episode 573, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, Black Men Can't Jump podcast co-host, and Astronomy Club member Jerah Milligan to discuss Mike Bloomberg's transphobia, the possible resignation of William Barr, how Susan Collins is going in the polls, how the impeachment trial affected Trum... Read more

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    On this edition of Call it, Trendo Jack and Miles discuss the passing of Pop Smoke, Julian Assange offered a pardon to help the Russia coverup, Supreme is branding Oreos, and #CancelHouston is trending due to the Astros. 

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    February 19, 2020 67 min

    In episode 572, Jack and Miles are joined by Couples Therapy podcast's Andy Beckerman to discuss All Star Weekend, a check in with the polls, Subway's new deal, Boy Scouts of America filing for bankruptcy, and more!

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  • On this edition of Boogie Zeits Jack and Miles discuss Rod Blagojevich getting his sentence commuted, Rosario Dawson releases statement on perceived coming out via Instagram, Pier One has filed for bankruptcy, and Kaitlin Bennett, Kent State gun girl and alleged pants pooper, visited Ohio State and was not welcome. 

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    In episode 571, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, journalist, and correspondent for Redacted Tonight Natalie McGill to discuss James Carville criticizing Bernie Sanders, the DNC needing a shake up, Trump attacking Michael Bloomberg's height, the coronavirus, the Crystal Pepsi engagement ring, the first look at Robert Pattinson as Batman, the movi... Read more

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    The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 120 (2/10/20-2/14/20.)

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    On this Valentine’s Day edition of Darlin’ You Trend Me Jack and Miles discuss heart shaped pizzas, the first Stranger Things (4) trailer, Banksy has a new piece in Bristol, and a fresh trailer for Fantasy Island. 

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    In episode 570, Jack and Miles are joined by AfroPunk host Bridget Todd to discuss Michael Bloomberg paying Instagram influencers to support him, Michael Bloomberg's past problematic behavior, Hope Hicks returning to the White House, Corey Lewandowski endorsing a Pablo Escobar phone on Cameo, and more!

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  • On this episode of Trendinent Domain Jack and Miles discuss Jeff Bezos new super expensive home, Sonic reviews are out and looking positive, and Galentine’s Day is upon us!

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    In episode 569, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and co-host of Unofficial Expert podcast Sydnee Washington to discuss Guac Mode, Bernie Sanders' victory in New Hampshire, Bernie versus MSNBC, Trump cutting the federal pay raise, weird and crappy merch from the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, and more!

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    On this edition of Trend the Knee Jack and Miles discuss the new Wes Anderson trailer, Sarah Sanders calling Bloomberg racist, Macaulay “Mack” Culkin auditioning for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”, and a two year old who escaped his own daycare on a tricycle. 

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