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 278, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Nick Turner to discuss an Instagram mother shouting out her son his birthday, new Cheesy Bacon Fries at McDonalds, criticism Colin Jost is receiving for his comments about Amazon HQ coming to New York, plus a call with Jose Ortiz Jr., Executive Director of the NYC Employment and Training Coalition, to discuss the problems that comes along with Amazon entering the city, the White House Correspondent's Dinner deciding to no longer have comedians on, the conspiracy theory about the take down of Gary Hart, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Omg this Instagram mommy blogger is celebrating her sons bday by writing about how out of all her kids, he “statistically” performs the worse on her Instagram. And she’s worried one day it will ruin his self esteem

2. McDonald’s teases with Cheesy Bacon Fries

3. 'Saturday Night Live' Star Colin Jost Comes Under Heavy Criticism Over 'Weekend Update' Comments

4. The New York Hustle of Amazon’s Second Headquarters

5. AMAZON HQ2 WILL COST TAXPAYERS AT LEAST $4.6 BILLION, MORE THAN TWICE WHAT THE COMPANY CLAIMED, NEW STUDY SHOWS

6. Michelle Wolf: WH Correspondents’ Association ‘Cowards’ For Ditching Comedy

7. Was Gary Hart Set Up?

8. WATCH: Little Dragon - Lover Chanting (Official Video)

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