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

January 26, 2023 60 min

In episode 1409, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and co-host of #GoodMuslimBadMuslim, Zahra Noorbakhsh, to discuss... Walgreens: WE CRIED WOLF ON SHOPLIFTING PROBLEM…Media Now Mad At Them, Germany and the U.S. Are Sending Tanks To Ukraine, People are bottling and selling god damn SPLASH MOUNTAIN WATER, GoldenEye Is Coming Back--Despite (Or Maybe Because Of) The War In Ukraine and more!

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    Miles and Jack are joined by co-host of the Baseline NBA podcast for 19 Media Group Warren Shaw on today’s episode. The trio discussed the state of the Celtics, Rui Hachimura’s potential impact in Los Angeles and plenty more!

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    In this edition of Squid Game: The ChallTrendge, Jack and Miles discuss the Squid Game-inspired reality game show, the quickest racist reveal in ‘Bachelor’ history, new details in the shooting of a Newport News teacher, Adult Swim cutting ties with Justin Roiland, Adam Scott spilling ‘Boy Meets World’ tea, and LeBron and the 2021 Washington Wizards losing to the Clippers!

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    In episode 1408, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, actor, producer and host of Ridiculous History and Stuff They Don't Want You to Know, Ben Bowlin, to discuss… The Doomsday Clock Is Now 90 Seconds From Midnight... Which Means Nothing, George Tony Devolder Stark Santos Was on Hannah Montana Also Assassinated Maybe, Oscar Nominations Are Full of Snubs, The Razzies Are A Pyramid Scheme--Not An Awards Show and more!

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    In this edition of Trump's DiamTrend Eulogy, Jack and Miles discuss NYPD filming Drake concert-goers leaving the Apollo, Trump's bizarre eulogy at Diamond's funeral, the Academy Award nominees, the guy who turned in Hunter Biden's laptop, the classified documents found at yet another old white man's house, and the last ride on Splash Mountain!

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    In episode 1407, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, comedian, podcaster, and host of Pod Yourself the Wire, Vince Mancini, to discuss... Students at Stanford Are Starting to Warmup to AI Chatbots…, M&Ms To Pause “Polarizing” (and Sexually-Frustrating) Candy Mascots, More Info About Brett Kavanaugh’s Crimes From The Director Of Swingers, Regal Cinemas Is Closing More Theaters, The Case For Getting Rid of the Mona Lisa and more...

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    In this edition of Tim AllTrend, Jack and Miles discuss the myriad mass shootings around the country, the "Thanks, Pfizer" meme, Charlse McGaonigal getting arrested over Russia fuckery, the AV Club's top 50 Disney movies, 4 more Oathkeepers getting sentenced, and Pam Anderson accusing Tim Allen of exposing himself to her on the set of 'Home Improvement'!

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    In episode 1406, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, writer, and fashion icon, Caitlin Gil, to discuss… Google Lays Off 12,000 People For The Dumbest Reason, Billionaires: What if we just sued people for saying we are a corrupting force? The Statehouses are coming up with the dumbest most f**ked up ways to oppress NON-HETEROS and more!

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    The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's season 271 (1/16/23-1/20/23)

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    In this edition of Dakota JohnsTrend, Jack and Miles discuss Dakota Johnson not giving a fuck, Steven Crowder vs. Ben Shapiro , Bronny James' top college picks, Netflix testing ways become a viable business, Gisele Bundchen "kickin' it" with her Jiu-Jitsu instructor, and the top rap songs turning 30!

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    In episode 1405, Miles and guest co-host Matt Lieb, are joined by rapper, Propaganda, to discuss… Steven Crowder Claims He Was Offered a Slave Deal from DW, Martin Luther King Jr. Sculpture Inspires (Dumb) Controversy, The NHL Blew Their Culture War Moment, Velma: Secret Right Wing Psyop? And more!

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    In this edition of Jacinda ArTrend, Miles and super producer Becca discuss Jacinda Ardern stepping down, Alec Baldwin getting charged with manslaughter, Florida banning AP African American studies (for Florida reasons), Carol Baskin's husband being... alive?, Nikki Haley's plotting and scheming, and the Supreme Court's investigation of the Dobbs leak resulting in a big fat "Ionno"!

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    In episode 1404, Jack and Miles are joined by host of Smart Mouth, Katherine Spiers, to discuss… How Low Can George Santos Devolder Anthony Macchiato Go? Shockingly, It Turns Out That Tesla’s Autopilot Demo Was Faked, I’m Shocked. Dolly Parton Is Really Making That Rock Album, Sorry Jeopardy--Mounties Are Trash and more!

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    January 19, 2023 40 min

    The guys were pleased to be joined by NBA writer and entertainer Kelly Dwyer on the latest episode. The trio discussed Nikola Jokic's continued domination, played a game of 'contender' vs 'pretender' and plenty more.

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    In this edition of Stan Van Trendy, Jack and Miles discuss Stan Van Gundy spitting facts, Bank of America's technical issues, a Trump update, FloRida winning his lawsuit against Celsius, Boston Dynamics' new robots, and Andrew Tate's fans rallying in Athens!

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    In episode 1403, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, director, and comedian, Sara June, to discuss... OOOOOhhhhh, Lauren and Marjorie were fighting in the bathroom Mr McCarthy! The Bloody Bloody Murdaughs, The Odd Conservatism of Gerard Butler Movies and more!

  • OOOOOhhhhh, Lauren and Marjorie were fighting in the bathroom Mr McCarthy!
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    In this edition of Trend Flag Movies, Jack and Miles discuss the "somber mood" in Davos, Channing Tatum dating Zoe Kravitz and maybe remaking 'Ghosts', the recurring debt ceiling situation, Buzzfeed's red flag movie list, Greta Thunberg getting arrested, and Netflix's 'Power Rangers' 30th anniversary special!

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    In episode 1402, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, comedian, and co-host of The Bechdel Cast, Caitlin Durante, to discuss… What DeSantis and the GOP Get Wrong About the Culture Warzzz, The Rick and Morty Guy Was Arrested For Domestic Assault... 2 Years Ago, Twitter Employees In Singapore Were Thrown Out Because Elon Stopped Paying Rent, Ben Affleck Is Apparently Working For Dunkin’ and more!

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    The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's season 270 (1/9/23-1/13/23)

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    In this edition of JasTrend Vorhees, Jack and Miles discuss Friday the 13th (the day and the movie), the passing of Lisa Marie Presley, the new "Spare" inspired burger at Wayback Burgers, Tesla slashing prices, the Yellowjackets S2 trailer, and the best McDonald's in the world!

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