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 497, Jack and Miles are joined by The Baddest Bitch In The Room Sophia Chang to discuss billionaires being shady, the Democratic debates, Trump meeting with Harry Dunn's parents, Facebook ruining internet content with their lies, radio stations not playing Tekashi 6ix9ine, and more! FOOTNOTES: Bill Gates Met With Jeffrey Epstein Many Times, Despite His Past LEBRON JAMES NEW COMMENTS ON CHINA CONTROVERSY: Can We Focus On American Problems? Who Won The Fourth Democratic Debate? Trump meeting was 'a stunt,' says bereaved parents' spokesman Inside Mark Zuckerberg's private meetings with conservative pundits Facebook punishes liberal news site after fact check by right-wing site My former employer CollegeHumor did this. In order to beat YouTube, Facebook faked incredible viewership numbers, so CH pivoted to FB. So did Funny or Die, many others. The result: A once-thriving online comedy industry was decimated. A $40m fine is laughable; shut Facebook down. TEKASHI 6IX9INE HOT 97 Shunning Music, UNLESS ... WATCH: ESG "You Make No Sense" BUY THE BADDEST BITCH IN THE ROOM HERE! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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