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

In episode 488, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Daniel Van Kirk to discuss Mike Pence being involved with the whistleblower complaint, the odd markings in the Ukraine call transcript, Corey Lewandowski's slurring appearance on Fox Business, Jacob Wohl's new dumb scheme that makes Elizabeth Warren look great, Matt Damon's bad deal, the new Coke energy drink, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Trump admits he pushed Ukraine for dirt on Biden and calls on China to investigate – live 2. Trump involved Pence in efforts to pressure Ukraine’s leader, though officials say vice president was unaware of allegations in whistleblower complaint 3. Odd markings, ellipses fuel doubts about the ‘rough transcript’ of Trump’s Ukraine call 4. 'Did you have a little merlot?': Fox Business host wonders if Lewandowski is drunk on air 5. “IT’S MANAGEMENT BEDLAM”: MADNESS AT FOX NEWS AS TRUMP FACES IMPEACHMENT 6. JACOB WOHL MOCKED AFTER CLAIMING ELIZABETH WARREN SEX SCANDAL, SAYS 2020 CANDIDATE HAD AFFAIR WITH 24-YEAR-OLD MARINE 7. When Bourne met Batman 8. Brace yourself America: Coke’s about to give you an energy drink 9. ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS AT THE CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL TICKETS 9. WATCH: Little Simz - Offence (Official Video) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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