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

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February 12, 2020 72 min

In episode 568, Jack and special guest host Nick Turner are joined by comedian Joey Clift to discuss the standing broom, Bloomberg's campaign, Trump feeling bad for Roger Stone, the Cats visual effects artists commenting on the Oscars bit, updates with Aunt Becky's admission scandal, the new Star Trek: Picard, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  • Hate to break it to you but you can make a broom stand upright any day of the year
  • Predict It
  • Audio of @MikeBloomberg’s 2015 @AspenInstitute speech where he explains that “you can just Xerox (copy)” the description of male, minorities 16-25 and hand to cops.
  • Reports: DOJ To Make Extraordinary Reversal On Tough Sentence For Roger Stone
  • Hey guys I haven't watched all of the Oscars but I assume these two were really classy and thanked me for working 80 hour weeks right up until I was laid off and the studio closed, right?
  • LORI LOUGHLIN OLIVIA JADE'S FAKE ROWING RESUME ... Good Enough for USC, But Who Wrote It???
  • Star Trek: Picard's Bleaker Vision of the Future Targets American Isolationism
  • ‘Star Trek: Picard,’ With Its Refugee Crisis and Anti-Trump Messaging, May Be the Most Political Show on TV
  • Star Trek Is Brilliantly Political. Well, at Least It Used to Be
  • Hollywood Flashback: 'Star Trek' Showed TV's First Interracial Kiss in 1968
  • Racists and Sexists Hate On Star Trek Discovery‘s Diversity Even Though It’s Still Unbalanced in Their Favor
  • WATCH: Jax Anderson - Queen (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
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