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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In episode 414, Jack and Miles are joined by I'm Too Effing High podcast's James Mastraieni to discuss Toronto Raptors winning the NBA championship, whether or not Airbud was actually good at basketball, Elizabeth Warren surging in California, Cuba Gooding Jr turning himself in for groping a woman, the new Shaft movie, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to talk about the Trump Administration making claims about Iran ... Read more

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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 86 (6/10/19-6/14/19.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 413, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and performer Rachel Wenitsky to discuss the Keanu Reevesurgence, the 'Tiger Mom' who supported Brett Kavanaugh, Michael Flynn angling for a pardon, Sarah Huckabee Sanders leaving the White House, the office of the special council recommending Kellyanne Conway be removed from office, author Nicholas Sparks being a terrible person, Jessica Biel supporting an anti-vaxxer bill, the B... Read more

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In episode 412, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Ellory Smith to discuss selfies at disaster zones, Trump saluting Rihanna, the Global Peace Index of 2019, 2020 polls numbers, why millennial consumers aren't that great, stories from the Radiohead OK Computer sessions leak, the new Mountain Dew flavor, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Influencers Catch Heat for 'Insensitive' Chernobyl Selfies (UPDATE)2. Chernobyl writer urges Instagram t... Read more

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In episode 411, Jack and special guest host Laci Mosley are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss the shooting of David 'Big Papi' Ortiz in the Dominican Republic, the NRA stealing money from themselves, suicides by gun, Trump's tariff's deal for Mexico, Walmart introducing robots to its stores, Kevin Durant's injury, the Poor Man’s Theory Of Pop Culture Success, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Bo... Read more

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In episode 410, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Eric Lampaert to discuss the new Jamba Juice, Justin Bieber challenging Tom Cruise, people pretending to be black on the internet in the worse way, Beto not doing so hot, a story about Kawhi Leonard and apples, a video game wrap up, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. meet the new jamba: how this iconic brand is growing up with its guests2. Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to MMA fight in... Read more

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In episode 409, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and Las Culturistas co-host Matt Rogers to discuss Nancy Pelosi delaying a Trump impeachment, The Intercept's Ryan Grim's new book about the Bret Kavanaugh hearings, Barbara Streisand posting photos of her clone dogs, Jezebel's list of actors who are actually not good performers, Beyonce's publicist telling the beyhive to leave Nicole Curran alone, and... Read more

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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 85 (6/3/19-6/7/19.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 408, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Daniel Van Kirk to discuss Robert Downey Jr. turning into Iron Man, the trade wars with Mexico, the Trump administration cutting funding that gives migrant children basic rights, the straight pride parade, the new X-men movie, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Robert Downey Jr. Announces Footprint Coalition to Clean Up the World With Advanced Tech2. Rubio and Sco... Read more

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In episode 407, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and actor Lucas Hazlett to discuss the Uber Eats cravings report, Joe Biden plagiarizing his climate change report, what a referendum on Obama would have looked like, YouTube planning to remove videos pushing extreme views, how AirPods can help with catcalling, Americans spending the same amount on Taco Bell and weed, XBOX body spray, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Uber Eats Cravings Re... Read more

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In episode 406, Jack and Miles are joined by poet Melissa Lozada-Oliva to discuss Ivanka and John Bolton being booed in the UK, if internet shutdowns are safe, Nancy Pelosi playing 9-D chess, if town halls are helping the 2020 presidential candidates, MTV bringing back Singled Out and Punk'd, a new study about the end of civilization due to climate change, concerning YouTube algorithms, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. The most interesting m... Read more

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In episode 405, Jack and Miles are joined by Yo Is This Racist's Andrew Ti to discuss the new IHOB roll out, Trump in the UK and his new hairstyle, Jared Kushner's Axios interview, movie studios threatening to leave Georgia over their abortion laws, Disneyland's new Star Wars: Galaxy Edge, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger2. President Trump's UK state visit3. What Exactly ... Read more

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In episode 404, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Eli Olsberg to discuss Tiffany Haddish's audition hack, brand's cashing in on pride month, Trump hitting Mexico with a 5% tariffs on all goods, the lonely Keanu Reeves interview, the Whitney Houston hologram tour, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Tiffany Haddish's Audition Hack Is Just Another Example Of Hollywood's Racist, Sexist Ways 2. "It was my like M.O." #... Read more

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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 84 (5/27/19-5/31/19.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 403, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Maggie Maye to discuss Moby canceling his book tour, younger generations outvoting older generations, freedom gas, Trump claiming Russia did not help get elected, the Democrats needing to impeach Trump, La Croix fading away, Arnold Schwarzenegger's new rap career, the new Rambo movie, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Moby Reads the Room and Cancels His Book Tour2. Younger Generations Out... Read more

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In episode 402, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Lady to Lady podcast's Barbara Grey to discuss Alex Trebek's cancer, IHOP changing its name to IHOP, Robert Mueller speaking out finally about Trump, Elizabeth Warren being the most popular among liberals, why we should listen to sci-fi-fi writers, Britney Spear's weird life, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Alex Trebek Says His Cancer Is in ‘Near Remission’2. IHOP “changing its name”... Read more

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In episode 401, Jack and Miles are joined by our favorite Jamie Loftus to discuss female voice assistants that are furthering gender stereotypes, the New York Times article about aliens, Harriet Tubman at the twenty dollar bill, the Trump administration attacking climate science, the mysterious Hotel Bed Jumping Community, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. I'd blush if I could: closing gender divides in digital skills through education2. ‘Wow... Read more

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In episode 400, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and activist Derrick Lemos to discuss the Sonic the Hedgehog film being pushed back, the new Between Two Ferns film, more on Tony Robbins shady behavior, Trump and his team coming for Nancy Pelosi, William Barr investigating the investigators, what the dudes having been enjoying, the new National Enquirer museum, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Movie Release Pushed t... Read more

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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 83 (5/20/19-5/24/19.) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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Listen to Chelsea Handler's first ever podcast series featuring candid, hilarious conversations about her life, her work and where she’s headed next. The podcast features interviews with celebrities such as Connie Britton, Jake Tapper, Sean Hayes, Mary McCormack and more. Life Will Be the Death of Me with Chelsea Handler is a production of iHeartRadio. For more podcasts from iHeartRadio, visit the iHeartRadio app, Apple Podcas... Read more

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