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
November 20, 2019 70 min

In episode 520, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Steph Tolev to discuss food waste, impeachment updates, Trump's health, NBC shifting to the right, Joe Biden leading in the polls, a check in with State Department scammer Mina Chang, Prince Andrew's interview about Epstein and his sexual assault accusations, Epstein's guards being charged, Spotify's new Soundtrack Your Ride feature, and more!


  • Meijer Aims to Reduce In-Store Food Waste with New App-Based Pilot Program
  • Food waste is an $18.2B problem grocers are struggling to solve
  • Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman corrects Nunes when he calls the witness "Mr. Vindman."
  • Vindman Blows Hole In Trump’s Professed Reason For Holding Back Military Aid
  • Vindman Puts Nunes In His Place With Reminder Of Military Rank
  • Impeachment Hearing: Witnesses Testify on Concerns About Trump-Zelensky Call
  • Trump’s Health: There’s a ‘Neurological Issue’ Not Being Addressed
  • How NBC News is moving to accomodate the right
  • Biden maintains double-digit lead, Sanders in second: poll
  • State Department staffer resigns after allegations she inflated her resume
  • Prince Andrew said he has a medical condition that doesn't allow him to sweat, a masterstroke against his accusers.
  • Prince Andrew: I Didn’t Have Sex With Virginia Roberts Giuffre. I Was Eating Pizza.
  • Prince Andrew says he has wracked his brains but cannot recall any incident involving Virginia Roberts.
  • Bureau of Prisons Director: FBI Looking at Possible ‘Criminal Enterprise’ in Epstein’s Death
  • Spotify takes the pain out of road trip playlists with Soundtrack Your Ride
  • WATCH: Clarence Clarity - Cancer In The Water
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