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 507, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss whistleblower and impeachment updates, Trump's awkward comments about Melania, the most popular Halloween costumes, celebrity costumes from this year, Paris Hilton's Juicy tracksuit collection, Kurt Cobain's sweater being auctioned off, Apple laying the groundwork for an iPhone subscription, Game of Throne writers turning down Star Wars gig, and more!


FOOTNOTES:

  • Top NSC Russia official confirms key testimony linking Trump to quid pro quo
  • Senate GOP shifts tone on impeachment
  • The Beltway's 'Whistleblower' Furor Obsesses Over One Name
  • Trump’s joke about Melania is just one of their many awkward moments
  • Film fans choose Captain Marvel and Joker as top movie-inspired Halloween costumes
  • See the 2019 Halloween costumes from your favorite stars
  • Is Owning 100 Juicy Tracksuits Too Much, Or Just Enough?
  • Kurt Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ Sweater Heads to Auction Again, Never Been Washed
  • Apple is laying the groundwork for an iPhone subscription
  • ‘Star Wars’ Setback: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Duo David Benioff & D.B. Weiss Exit Trilogy
  • Divided Attention and Toxic Fandom: Why the 'Game of Thrones' Duo Bailed on 'Star Wars'
  • The Game of Thrones Creators Finally Admit They Truly Didn't Know What They Were Doing
  • HBO’s controversial Confederate series is canceled as showrunners ink Netflix deal
  • WATCH: Dua Saleh - Warm Pants (Official Video)
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