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 339, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Atsuko Okatsuka to discuss a mobsters thoughts on if Michael Cohen will survive prison, possible presidential run announcements from Beto and Biden, what is going on between India and Pakistan, Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un, a check in with Mr. Mark 'I Am Not Racist!' Meadows, Pam Northam pulling a Ralph, a weak gun control bill passing, Vulture's list of best picture winners, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to talk about the Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment.

FOOTNOTES:

1. EXCLUSIVE: Gambino mob heir predicts Michael Cohen will get WHACKED in prison because 'inmates love Trump and hate rats'

2. Joe Biden is getting advice from social media executives on how best to appeal to young voters

3. Sources: Beto O'Rourke won't challenge John Cornyn for Senate, paving way for presidential bid

4. Why the War for Kashmir Burns On

5. Trump’s Talks With Kim Jong-un Collapse, and Both Sides Point Fingers

6. Prosecutor Moves to Indict Netanyahu on Corruption Charges

7. Netanyahu’s new rival is surging in Israel’s polls

8. IDF Peace Cartoon

9. Sara Netanyahu, Wife of Israeli Prime Minister, to Face Fraud Charges

10. Mark Meadows: “How dare you call me a racist!”

11. CPAC is completely beyond parody folks

12. Pam Northam, Wife of Blackface Enthusiast Virginia Governor, Hands Cotton to Black Students During Tour of Governor’s Mansion

13. 26 Democrats join Republicans in support of gun control measure that jeopardizes immigrants

14. Every Oscar Best Picture Winner, Ranked

15. WATCH: SALES - Off and On

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