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
July 26, 2019 74 min

In episode 441, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and V Single podcast co-host Alison Stevenson to discuss how the press and congress should take the Mueller testimony, Trump vetoing Congress's attempt to block arm sales to Saudi Arabia, Trump's new Defense Secretary, Trump appearing in front of a doctored seal with Russian and golf imagery, Hollywood top power players favoring Kamala Harris, Beyonce's 22 Day's Nutrition, Jeffrey Epstein found injured in NYC jail cell, a possible new Rocky movie, Casey Affleck's new film, The Last Duel, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Congress and the Press Should Pick Up Where Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller Left Off

2. Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia

3. Trump’s New Defense Secretary Embodies “the Swamp.” Congress Is Fine With That.

4. Trump appears in front of doctored seal with Russian and golf imagery, TPUSA aide fired

5. Hollywood's Top Power Players Favor Kamala Harris in Early Campaign Donations

6. Got 22 Days? Beyoncé and Her Trainer Have Your New Eating Plan

7. 22 Days Nutrition

8. Jeffrey Epstein Found Injured in NYC Jail Cell After Possible Suicide Attempt: Sources

9. Sylvester Stallone Refuses to Let the Past Die, Wants Another ‘Rocky’ Sequel and Maybe Even a Prequel

10. Casey Affleck, previously sued for sexual harassment, drops out of presenting at the Oscars

11. 'Light of My Life' Trailer: Casey Affleck Stars in Film About Female-Targeted Plague

12. Casey Affleck Says New Film Set in a ‘Society Without Women’ Is Not a Response to Harassment Lawsuits

13. Casey Affleck Bravely Imagines a World Without Women

14. Ridley Scott, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck & Nicole Holofcener Huddle On 14th Century Tale ‘The Last Duel’

15. WATCH: Y La Bamba - Bruja de Brujas

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