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.... Show More

In episode 414, Jack and Miles are joined by I'm Too Effing High podcast's James Mastraieni to discuss Toronto Raptors winning the NBA championship, whether or not Airbud was actually good at basketball, Elizabeth Warren surging in California, Cuba Gooding Jr turning himself in for groping a woman, the new Shaft movie, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to talk about the Trump Administration making claims about Iran with no evidence.

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here Are Some Cool Guys Who Are Now NBA Champions

2. ACTUALLY, AIR BUD SUCKS AT BASKETBALL

3. California poll: Warren surges to second, Harris falls to fourth

4. Most millionaires support a tax on wealth above $50 million, CNBC survey says

5. US holds Iran 'responsible' for reported Gulf attacks on tankers

6. CUBA GOODING JR. HAND ON ACCUSER IN SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM BAR

7. Shaft Review: A Master Class in Toxic Masculinity and Shitty Movie-Making

8. Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia

9. Samuel L. Jackson had so many notes on the 'Shaft' script

10. WATCH: sir Was - Deployed (feat. Little Dragon) (Official Audio)

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