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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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 108 (11/11/19-11/15/19.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Today on The Zeitly News Jack and Miles discuss the new Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen movie, a Hallmark Movie watching contest, The Jabbawockeez in the new DaBaby video, and the Jhene Aiko x Big Sean song! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 517, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh to discuss her Funny is Funny research project, Fox's coverage of the impeachment, how female candidates are attacked more than male candidates, Stephen Miller being a clear white nationalist, Deval Patrick entering the 2020 presidential race, Rudy Giuliani's podcast, and more! FOOTNOTES: Funny Is Funny: Development Models For Diverse Voices In Stand-Up... Read more

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Today on the Daily Nightgeist Jack and Miles discuss Unicorn Puppy, the shooting at Saugus Highschool in Santa Clarita, the Xbox conference XO19, Trump's Tax Returns, and the Masked Singer! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 516, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Allen Strickland Williams to discuss Jason Bigg's vulgar tweeting history, how the right is handling the impeachment inquiry, Hillary Clinton considering another presidential run, the war on thanksgiving, Disney +, Moby's new tattoo, Chuck E. Cheese getting rid of their animatronic band, and more! FOOTNOTES: 21 Important Questions About Th... Read more

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Today on the Daily ZeitBite Jack and Miles talk about Jim Jordan, Disney+ vs Apple+, World Kindness Day, and Netflix working with Nickelodeon. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 515, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Mike Feeney to discuss some impeachment updates, GOP representative Peter King retiring, Uber CEO calling the murder of Khashoggi a mistake, a senior Trump official / scammer, a wild Michael Jordan story, the Sonic the Hedgehog redesign, being genetically wired to avoid certain vegetables, and more! FOOTNOTES: Former U.S. top diplomat Rice concerned by shadow diplomacy on Ukrai... Read more

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On the first episode of the Trending Zeitgeist Jack and Miles talk about Disney Plus, DACA, Stephen Miller's Emails, and Selena! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 514, Jack and Miles are joined by Scam Goddess host Laci Mosley to discuss Bloomberg running for president for the billionaires, the impeachment moving along, Instagram changing their 'like' system, YouTube closing your account if you're not commercially viable, if Drake is still cool, and much more! FOOTNOTES: WATCH: The Vilification of Billionaires Makes No Sense to Me - Cooperman Jeff Bezos asked Michae... Read more

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In episode 513, Jack and Miles are joined by Alchemy This regular Joey Greer to discuss Kanye West for president, a new book by Anonymous about Trump, Bloomberg preparing to run for 2020 election, Coke entering the seltzer game, the Watchmen series, and more! FOOTNOTES: KANYE WEST I WON'T HAVE TO RUN FOR PREZ IN 2024 ... I'll Walk, with New Name!!! KANYE WEST Book by ‘Anonymous’ describes Trump as cruel, inept and a dang... Read more

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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 107 (11/4/19-11/8/19.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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November 8, 2019 73 min

In episode 512, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss Trump's new impeachment plan, Trump supporters saying he can do nothing wrong, Bill Gates coming for Elizabeth Warren, T.I. checking on his daughter's hymen, Four loko seltzer, Starbucks nixing the Gingerbread latte, a reddit thread analyzing James Harden's performance, and more! FOOTNOTES: Trump wanted Barr to hold n... Read more

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In episode 511, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Live To Tape host Johnny Pemberton to discuss how many Americans want to be influencers, Gordon Sondland deciding to update his testimony, Lindsay Graham losing steam, Kentucky going blue, 2020 election polls, new Starbucks holiday cards, James Dean starring in a new film, and more! FOOTNOTES: Influencer Nation: 86% of Young Americans Want to Become One Sondland Updates Im... Read more

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In episode 510, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Guy Montgomery to discuss the sneak preview of Dr Phil's interview with the Ukrainian orphan, RNC funding robocalls to fight the impeachment, the White House putting Marie Yovanovitch's safety in danger, Rudy Giuliani's associate possibly flipping, how the Amazon Echo/Google Home can be hacked by lasers, someone being killed over a Popeye's chicken sandwich, what... Read more

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November 5, 2019 75 min

In episode 509, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and FilmDrunk Frotcast co-host Matt Lieb to discuss Trump hating this impeachment news, 2020 Democratic polling and how the mainstream media works around it, how Beto O'Rourke's campaign failed, the alleged news about Jared Kushner's involvement with Jamal Khashoggi's murder, the new Terminator film, and more! FOOTNOTES: Trump's impeachment inbox The 2020 D... Read more

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November 4, 2019 71 min

In episode 508, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Corporate star Adam Lustick to discuss a Portuguese McDonald's making an offensive sundae joke, the majority of women wanting to impeach Trump, Republicans support for impeachment of Trump slowly rising, more Rudy Giuliani nonsense, an Aunt Becky update, My Decade TV, Blizzcon 2019, and more! FOOTNOTES: McDonald’s Portugal apologizes for sundae promotion, poor grasp of ... Read more

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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 106 (10/28/19-11/1/19.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 507, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss whistleblower and impeachment updates, Trump's awkward comments about Melania, the most popular Halloween costumes, celebrity costumes from this year, Paris Hilton's Juicy tracksuit collection, Kurt Cobain's sweater being auctioned off, Apple laying the groundwork for an iPhone subscription, Game of Throne writers turn... Read more

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In episode 506, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss the rising sea levels, the Trump/Ukraine call transcript, Netflix giving us the option to speed up or slow down the content, how Instagram runs our lives, Bill Murray getting a job, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to discuss Demi's Moore's member Inside Out. Happy Halloween! FOOTNOTES: Rising Seas Will Erase More Cities by ... Read more

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October 30, 2019 74 min

In episode 505, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Facial Recognition Comedy co-host Fizaa Dosani to discuss the GOP's nightmare scenario, Katie Hill's unjust resignation, California wildfires, all the wrong people loving Kanye's new album, horrible and insensitive Halloween decorations, and more! Plus Buzzfeed's Impeachment Today host Hayes Brown joins the crew to talk the day's impeachment news! FOOTNOTES: ... Read more

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