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
March 22, 2019 72 min

In episode 354, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Yelling About Pâté podcast co-host Karl Hess to discuss Bill and Ted 3, Florida proposing restrictions on Felon Voting Rights Restoration bill, Joe Biden planning to run with Stacey Abrams, Mike Huckabee thinking AOC is a robot, Jared Kushner being an out of touch idiot, the new Deadwood movie, a bloidwatch check in, the almost Forrest Gump sequel, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Bill & Ted 3 confirmed by Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter

2. FL. Legislature proposes new restrictions on Felon Voting Rights Restoration bill

3. Trump signs executive order on campus free speech

4. Trump Wants U.S. to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

5. Stacey Abrams Is Poised to Become the First Female African-American Governor

6. Joe Biden’s plan for an early VP selection is a terrible idea

7. Pete Buttigieg is the hottest candidate in the 2020 race right now

8. Pete Buttigieg says he’s mayor of a turnaround city. Here’s how that claim stands up.

9. Mike Huckabee calls AOC the 'best thing' for Trump

10. The Very Best, Very Worst of Jared Kushner in Kushner, Inc.

11. ‘Deadwood’ Movie Trailer Reveals Tense New Footage, Confirms May Premiere Date

12. Lori Loughlin ‘Believed Her Heart Was in Right Place’ Helping Her Daughters Get Into USC

13. I talked to Forrest Gump screenwriter Eric Roth about the sequel he wrote, and it would've been... interesting.

14. WATCH: When I Go To Sleep - S.maharba

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