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 521, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and news correspondent Francesca Fiorentini to discuss a new Tabasco hot sauce flavor, Gordon Sondland's testimony, Mike Pompeo possibly resigning, the new book From Russia With Blood, Julia Roberts playing Harriet Tubman, the DOJ coming for movie distribution rules, and more! FOOTNOTES: Tabasco introduces a new hot sauce flavor and it’s not pumpkin spice Impeachment Heari... Read more

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On One if by Day, Two if by Zeit Jack and Miles talk about Sharpies, Sean Maloney, the Democratic Debate PRE-take, NCAA suspensions, and Ben Simmons finally hits a 3. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 520, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Steph Tolev to discuss food waste, impeachment updates, Trump's health, NBC shifting to the right, Joe Biden leading in the polls, a check in with State Department scammer Mina Chang, Prince Andrew's interview about Epstein and his sexual assault accusations, Epstein's guards being charged, Spotify's new Soundtrack Your Ride feature, and more! FOOTNOTES: Meijer ... Read more

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On this episode of Every Single Zeit Jack and Miles discuss Kurt Volker, Pochettino leaving Tottenham Hotspur, the 2009 v 2019 trend, and "The Fart" Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 519, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Lydia Popovich to discuss Goop's absurd holiday gift ideas, impeachment updates, Trump's abnormal medical visit, Joe Biden trying to figure out marijuana, Trump begging Louisiana not to embarrass him, the vaping lobbyists getting to Trump, hip hop and politics, and more! FOOTNOTES: The Ridiculous but Awesome Gift Guide This is maybe the funniest thing he's ever sai... Read more

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On this episode of Afternoon Dezeit Jack and Miles talk about Chic-Fil-A, Mayor Pete dancing to Panic!, Alan Moore hot takes, Walmart releasing Black Friday deals, and South Dakota's meth campaign. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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In episode 518, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Classic Black Dude podcast host Clark Jones to discuss witness intimidation in the impeachment inquiry, Pete Buttigieg's plan for Black America, Roger Stone's guilty conviction, Donald Trump Jr.'s new book, and more! FOOTNOTES: Fox News Reporter Grasps at Straws: Constitution ‘Doesn’t Say Anything About Witness Intimidation’ Mayor Pete’s Big Announcement About Blac... Read 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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