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

In episode 495, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and Night Call podcast co-host Emily Yoshida to discuss Bernie Sanders coming for Elizabeth Warren, Mike Bloomberg considering running in 2020 election, the disturbing propaganda video of Trump killing his opponents, Gordon Sondland testifying, PG&E's power outages, police departments in Pennsylvania being concerned about THC-laced candy being handed out on Halloween, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at Wealth—and Warren

2. Mike Bloomberg keeps talking to allies about running for president as Joe Biden struggles against Elizabeth Warren

3. Imagine a Conference Full of Conspiracy Theorists. Sponsored by a Prison Company. At a Trump Resort.

4. Trump’s envoy to testify that ‘no quid pro quo’ came from Trump

5. Hello everyone who's mystified by all the blackout posts coming from California's #Powerpocalypse, here's an explainer thread

6. Parents, are you sufficiently paranoid about THC-laced Halloween candy?

7. Dolittle Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. Is Not Your Mother’s Dr. Dolittle

8. WATCH: potsu - im closing my eyes (feat. shiloh)

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