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
January 7, 2020 75 min

In episode 543, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Marcella Arguello to discuss food trends of 2020, Nancy Pelosi planning a vote on a war power resolution, Trump's unclear Iran strategy, John Bolton planning on testifying if he is subpoenaed, a coalition of congress asking Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, military leaders threatening Russian oligarchs, Goop getting a Netflix show, the Golden Globes, a palm reader's scam, and more!


  • The hottest food trends of 2020, or chicken sandwiches are soooo last year
  • Pelosi plans war powers resolution over Iran. Here’s how Congress could limit Trump
  • What Is Trump’s Iran Strategy? Few Seem to Know
  • For Trump, the Burden May Be Proving This Is Not the Moment His Critics Predicted
  • Defenders of History Take Aim at Trump’s Threat to Strike Iran’s Cultural Sites
  • Bolton Will Testify In The Senate Impeachment Trial If Subpoenaed
  • Here Are the 207 Members of Congress Who Just Asked SCOTUS to Consider Overruling Roe v. Wade
  • U.S. Cybercom contemplates information warfare to counter Russian interference in 2020 election
  • Goop Crawls Into a Vagina to Promote New Netflix Show
  • WATCH: the goop lab with Gwyneth Paltrow | Trailer | Netflix
  • The Goop Lab Trailer: It’s Dangerous, It’s Unregulated, and It’s Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Goop has a Netflix deal – this is a dangerous win for pseudoscience
  • Golden Globes: 15 things to know, from ‘The Irishman’ shutout to that racy Obama joke
  • Somerset Police Arrest and Charge Palm Reader with Stealing Over $70,000 from Client
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