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.

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December 3, 2021 23 min

In this edition of Montana: Big Zeit Country, Jack and Miles discuss, Man United v. Arsenal, Joe Biden's Covid battle plan, the National Board of Review awards, the MLB player lock-out, how everything is Susan Sarandon's fault, and Tom Cruise's most dangerous stunt yet.

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In episode 1041, Jack and Miles are joined by podcaster DJ Dramos to discuss CUOMO OUT V2, Republicans Positioning Selves As … Pro Covid Party? Going to Shut Government Down Over Vaccines And Testing, Who the Fuck is Dr. Oz?, NASA’s Killer Asteroid Plan Isn’t Like ‘Armageddon' at All and more!

  • CUOMO OUT V2
  • Republicans Positioning Selves As … Pro Covid Party? Going to Shut Government Down Over Vaccines And Testing
  • Trump tested posi...
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    In this edition of New Jersey: The Gartrend State, Jack and Miles discuss Roe v Wade being at risk, Dick Pound telling everyone that Peng Shuai is 'fine', Spotify Wrapped 2021, Stacey Abrams running for Georgia governor in 2022, NBA news, and hundreds of FedEx packages dumped in a ravine.

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    In episode 1040, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss Trump Flew On Lolita Express - Maybe We Will Learn Stuff From the Maxwell Trial Afterall??, Dems have FINALLY got their priorities straight - they’re going after...bots?, Stephen Paddock Was Probably A Right Wing Extremist, Speaking of Islamophobia…, Elon Musk And Why Privatization Isn’t Always A Great Idea and more!

  • Trump Flew On Lolita Express - Maybe We W...
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    Rihanna being made a national hero in Barbados, the top 10 Christmas movies, Mark Meadows agreeing to co-operate with the Jan. 6th investigation, the Santa shortage, the new 'Jack Dorsey' Parag Agrawal, and Amazon's union woes.

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    In episode 1039, Jack and Miles are joined by Taz Ahmed to discuss WE ARE STILL IN A PANDEMIC MAKING THE SAME MISTAKES, McConaughey - na I’m good, Tis The Season For Another Probably Bullshit Food Map and more!

  • WE ARE STILL IN A PANDEMIC MAKING THE SAME MISTAKES
  • McConaughey - na I’m good
  • Tis The Season For Another Probably Bullshit Food Map

  • Listen: Kokopelli - Bug Mane

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    In this edition of New York, The Trendpire State, Jack and Miles discuss Virgil Abloh passing away, the Beatles documentary 'Get Back', Jack Dorsey stepping down from Twitter, Kemba Walker being removed from the Knicks' rotation, Lionel Messi winning the Ballon d'Or, and Spiderman: No Way Home breaking the internet.

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    In episode 1038, Jack and guest Co-Host Joelle Monique are joined by comedian Guy Montgomery to discuss a Check In With Robert Evans on Rittenhouse Verdict, McDonald’s Ice Cream Machine Saga Update and more!

  • Check In With Robert Evans on Rittenhouse Verdict
  • McDonald’s Ice Cream Machine Saga Update

  • LISTEN: Earl Sweatshirt - 2010

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    The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's Season 212 (11/22/21-11/24/21)

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    In this edition of Happy ThanksgivTrend, Jack and special guest host Joelle Monique discuss the Amhaud Arbery case verdict, Kyle Rittenhouse's meeting at Mar-a-Lago, Jared Leto's accent in 'House of Gucci', Fentanyl fearmongering, and the new 'Hawkeye' series. 

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    In episode 1037, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and co-host of 420 Day Fiance and Private Parts Unknown Sofia Alexandra to discuss The Waukesha Christmas Parade Tragedy Has Been Fully Weaponized By The Right, Dallas QAnon Group Is Now Becoming Dangerous, Discrimination But Like We’re OK With It’ Leaves the Ahmaud Arbery Trial With One Black Juror, Alright alright alright - McConaughey Leads Hypothetical Governors Race, Strea...

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    In this edition of New Hampshire: Live Free or Geist, Jack and Miles discuss Urban Dictionary's new feature, the Grammy Nominees, Dollar Tree raising their prices to $1.25, House of Gucci, how sweet Keanu Reeves is, the Unite The Right defendants being on the hook for $25 million, and Thanksgiving

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    In episode 1036, Jack and Miles are joined by TV writer Anna Salinas to discuss Inflation? It’s called profiteering!, Thanksgiving Highlights America’s Rapid Test Quagmire and more!

  • Inflation? It’s called profiteering!
  • Thanksgiving Highlights America’s Rapid Test Quagmire
  • Here’s Why Rapid COVID Tests Are So Expensive and Hard to Find
  • Why is the FDA Funded in Part by the Companies It Regulates?
  • Where Are All the At-Home COVID Tests?
  • Why Y...
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    In this editon of North Carolina: First in Zeit, Jack and Miles discuss the Rittenhouse RetCon, the Lakers brawl, Target staying closed on Thanksgiving, Al Jazeera's list of backsliding democracies, mass robberies (or flashrobs, if you will), and Oliver Stone's new JFK documentary

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    In episode 1035, Jack and Miles are joined by journalist and host of Very Amusing Carlye Wisel, to discuss America Still A White Supremacist, Violent Shit Scape, With Defund The Police Losing Popularity What’s The Path Forward?, The World Sees A Shitty Offshore Oil Rig Saudi Arabia Sees The Next Disney World and more!

  • America Still A White Supremacist, Violent Shit Scape
  • Black People Formed One of the Largest Militias in the U.S. Now...
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    The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's Season 211 (11/15/21-11/19/21)

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    In this edition of WestZeit ConnecTrend, Jack and Miles discuss Kyle Rittenhouse getting away with murder, Kamala Harris being president for an hour, 'Build Back Better' passing the House, the money fight on I-5, and what Ghostbusters is REALLY about.

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    In episode 1034, Jack and Miles are joined by Kate Hagen to discuss Mommy Made It Hot: Noem’s Daughter GIVING Up The Real Estate Game, A Lot of Schools Are Realizing That Letter Grades Suck, Red Wine is LIKE WEED SERIOUSLY!!!!!, Netflix‘s most watched shit and more!

  • Mommy Made It Hot: Noem’s Daughter GIVING Up The Real Estate Game
  • A Lot of Schools Are Realizing That Letter Grades Suck
  • Faced with soaring Ds and Fs, schools are ditching...
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    In this edition of Zeitchaelangelo of the Trendja Turtles, Jack and Miles discuss the lunar eclipse, the fentanyl epidemic, a different John Kennedy but the same old red scare, Jonah Hill playing Jerry Garcia in new Scorcese film, the enduring allure of Linkin Park, and Apple stepping into the car manufacturing space. 

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    In episode 1033, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jacquis Neal to discuss Crypto.com Is Here To Stay (Here In LA), Human Centipede Wanna-be Chris Christie Is Out Here Trying To Make You Think He’s Decent, Marjorie Taylor Greene is So Rich She Can Eat the $63K in Mask Fines She’s Received?, Flight Attendant Reveals The Meaning Of The Chimes and more!

  • Crypto.com Is Here To Stay (Here In LA)
  • Human Centipede Wanna-be Chris Christie ...
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