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 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.

Episodes

April 12, 2024 70 mins

In episode 1658, Jack and guest co-host Blake Wexler are joined by comedian and author of The Advice King Anthology, Chris Crofton, to discuss… Guy Created Underground Eel Pit In His Basement, More People Are Commuting To Paris By Bike Than Car, Rich People Getting Second Passports and more!

  1. Guy Created Underground Eel Pit In His Basement (Shoutout to Amber @girlwhon3rds on Twitter for sharing this one.)
  2. More People Are Com...
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In this edition of OJ SimpsTrend: Not Alive, Jack and Bryan The Editor discuss, the passing of O.J. Simpson, the box office going… bananas, the 'Fart Walks' TikTok trend, Humane Ai's dumb AI doodad, and Neflix's new series 'Ripley' splitting opinions on B&W cinematography!

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April 11, 2024 64 mins

In episode 1657, Jack and guest co-host Andrew Ti are joined by comedian, Jacquis Neal, to discuss… Turns Out Economists Don’t Understand The Economy At All? Lunchables (The Children’s Meal Created By Big Tobacco) Is Apparently Full Of Poison and more!

  1. Experts thought they knew how the economy worked. After the pandemic, they’re not so sure.
  2. What’s Going on with the U.S. Economy?
  3. Inflation Picks Up to 3.2%, Slightly Hotter...
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On this edition of Matrix ReTrended, Jack and special guest host Andrew Ti talk about the Arizona Supreme Court rolling back the calendar to 1864, the new Joker sequel trailer, the Willy Wonka experience coming to Los Angeles, and much more!

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Miles and Jack were pleased to be joined by comedian and podcaster Sean Keane on the latest episode. The three of them discussed how competitive the Western Conference is, their play-in thoughts and expectations and plenty more.

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In episode 1656, Jack and Miles are joined by co-host of Stuff They Don't Want You To Know, Ben Bowlin, to discuss… Third Party Check In - RFK Still Here...? No Labels...? NOPE! Actually This Cicada Story Is Cool Because HORNY F**K ZOMBIE, Disney Just Can’t Quit Building Dystopias, The Summer Olympics--Now With More Poop Water and more!

  1. Third Party Check In - RFK Still Here...? No Labels...? NOPE
  2. RFK Jr. Official Boasts His...
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On this edition of Trendlemania, Jack and Miles discuss Wrestlemania XL, the solar eclipse, Biden's 2nd attempt to forgive student loan debt, Elizabeth Warren's criticism of the Israeli government, an AMC executive expressing regret over the Dune souvenir popcorn bucket and 18.7 million people tuned into watch Iowa v South Carolina in the NCAA Women's Championship game.

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In episode 1655, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and comedian, Zahra Noorbakhsh, to discuss… Trump Has Announced His Position On Abortion, “DJ Trump” May Be Even Worse Than “President Trump”, Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter Debuts at Number 1, Makes Denim More Popular, Tucker Carlson Just Opened For Kid Rock For Some Reason and more!

  1. Trump Has Announced His Position On Abortion
  2. “DJ Trump” May Be Even Worse Than “President Trump...
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On this edition of The Daily Zeitgeist, Jack and Miles talk about the eclipse, Biden's "ultimatum" to Benjamin Netanyahu, Marjorie Taylor Greene and her boyfriend's conspiracy theories over the eclipse, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson speaking out over cancel culture, and much more!

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The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's season 332 (4/1/24-4/5/24)

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In episode 1654, Miles and guest co-host Blake Wexler are joined by comedian, Ian Lockwood, to discuss… Maybe Gen Z Shouldn’t Have Been Raised With Smartphones, Nobody Wants Twitter’s New Free Blue Check Marks, Eclipse Conspiracy Theory Round-Up and more!

  1. Maybe Gen Z Shouldn’t Have Been Raised With Smartphones
  2. How mobile phones have changed our brains
  3. 7 reasons to break your smartphone addiction
  4. How to finally break free ...
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In this episode of CoachTrenda, Miles and guest host, Blake Wexler, talk about one of LA's largest cash heists, New York City's AI chatbot telling business owners to break the law, John Hinckley Jr being cancelled from playing folk music, Bob Iger ending woke Disney, Weed going well with movies, Coachella, and so much more!

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In episode 1653, Miles and guest co-host Blake Wexler are joined by writer and co-host of Yo, Is This Racist?, Andrew Ti, to discuss… Biden’s Gaza Pier Plan Is Already A Disaster, Oh No way…Amazon AI Store Was Total BS? RFK 2 Either Is Suffering From Debilitating Memory Loss Or Is Just Totally Full of S**t, J. Lo Is Rebranding Her Tour To Sell More Tickets and more!

  1. Biden announces US will build pier on Gaza shore for large-...
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In this episode of The MaTrends Movies Continue, Miles and Guest Host, Blake Wexler, discuss upcoming Matrix movies, Charlie Kirk talking about birth control, All billionaires under 30 earning it through inheritence, The Taiwan earthquake, The George Carlin estate settling a lawsuit with Dudesy over AI comedy, and much more!

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The guys were joined by The Athletic's NBA writer Law Murray for today's episode. The trio discussed the state of the Clippers, the streaking Mavs, playoff dark horses and more!

1. Tyronn Lue called the Clippers ‘soft’ just in time for them to rediscover toughness

 

 

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In episode 1652, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and host of Bad Hasbara, Matt Lieb, to discuss… Florida’s New Anti-Abortion Law Is A Winning Formula…For Biden? New York Inmates Are Suing The State To See The Eclipse, 60 Minutes Just Can’t Quit Havana Syndrome and more!

  1. Florida Supreme Court approves ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana
  2. ‘No help here’: Florida abortion ruling leaves women with few options
  3. ...
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On this edition of An Officer & A Trendlemen, Jack and Miles are joined by super producer Anna Hossnieh to discuss Anna's Streaming Corner, including shows like The Gentlemen, Love Is Blind, Mr. & Mrs. Smith and much more!

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April 2, 2024 50 mins

In episode 1651, Jack and Miles are joined by affordable housing advocate, Yusuf Dahl, to discuss… Yusuf's Work On Overturning The Thurmond Amendment, Modern Day Redlining and more!

LISTEN: AMAMA by Crumb

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On this edition of April FoolsTrend, Jack and Miles discuss April Fools' Day jokes (both personal and corporate), People stealing stuff from Air Force One and selling it, Transgender Day of Visibility being on thesame day as Easter (and the Right lost their minds), Niagara Falls declaring a state of emergency over eclipse tourists, and much more!

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March 31, 2024 57 mins

The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's season 331 (3/25/24-3/29/24)

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