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
September 3, 2019 71 min

In episode 465, Jack and special guest host Edgar Momplaisir are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss fake Juul pods causing health problems, Joe Biden being a bad liar, an incoming Harvard freshmen being deported, Jair Bolsonaro being another weak-skinned male politician, Dior's new problematic ad, Cadbury Chocolate attempting to solve racism, what everyone has been f*cking with, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Fake Juul pods line store shelves, worrying users and posing another threat to the embattled company

2. As he campaigns for president, Joe Biden tells a moving but false war story

3. Incoming Harvard Freshman Deported After Visa Revoked

4. And They Say Women Are Too Weak to Lead

5. Dior accused of racism, cultural appropriation for new 'Sauvage' cologne ad

6. CADBURY'S UNITY BAR PROMOTES DIVERSITY WITH FOUR DIFFERENT KINDS OF CHOCOLATE

7. Cadbury faces backlash for new chocolate bar meant to promote diversity: 'Congratulations to Cadbury for solving racism'

8. WATCH: Dearly Departed - BROCKHAMPTON

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