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 322, Jack and Miles are joined by Nerdificent co-host Dani Fernandez to discuss Cory Booker announcing his bid for president, Trump starting to lose Evangelicals, a Harry Potter beer festival, Mitch McConnell telling the truth, more shady behavior by Facebook, Purdue Pharma considering getting into the addiction treatment boom while at the same time pushing addictive drugs, DNA testing companies sharing their databases with the FBI, a look back at Bradley Cooper's acting career, Beyonce and Jay Z wanting us to go vegan, the Fiji water girl from the Golden Globes, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Cory Booker launches bid for president

2. Franklin Graham speaks on Trump, 2020 race

3. Sarah Huckabee Sanders Confirms God Colluded With Russia To Elect Trump

4. Harry Potter Beer Festival, allow us to make some suggestions

5. Mitch McConnell Admits That Republicans Lose When More People Vote

6. Yes, There’s Yet Another Story About Facebook and Privacy

7. Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them

8. OxyContin Maker Explored Expansion Into “Attractive” Anti-Addiction Market

9. FamilyTreeDNA Hands the FBI Access to Its Database

10. DNA Taken From BTK Killer's Unwitting Daughter Led to His Arrest: 'They Needed to Catch My Dad'

11. Do you remember that infamous episode of NIP/TUCK where Bradley Cooper broke his neck trying to suck his own dick, because I sure do

12. The Greenprint Project

13. Beyoncé and JAY-Z offer chance at free tickets for life if you'll just go vegan

14. The Fiji Water Girl Stole the Show at the 2019 Golden Globes Red Carpet

15. A photographer hired by Fiji Water helped create the viral 'Fiji Water Girl' meme because no one was drinking the bottled water at the Golden Globes

16. Fawning Over 'Fiji Water Girl' Ignores The Evils Of Bottled Water

17. Fiji Water's Golden Globes Photobomber Sues Company Over Cardboard Cutouts

18. WATCH: Karen O and Danger Mouse - WOMAN

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