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
August 16, 2019 62 min

In episode 455, Jack and Miles are joined by Stuff Mom Never Told You's co-host Samantha McVey to discuss Jay-Z's NFL deal, Trump demanding Israel deny entry to Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, Joe Biden's team trying to hide his gaffes, updates on the Jeffrey Epstein suicide, a white savior leading to the deaths of Ugandan children, Sarah Silverman being fired from a job because of an old blackface sketch, why Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is doing so well, election merchandise, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Jay-Z defends NFL deal; Panthers' Reid critical

2. Israel Denies Entry to Omar and Tlaib After Trump’s Call to Block Them

3. Biden allies float scaling back events to limit gaffes

4. Autopsy finds broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s neck, deepening questions around his death

5. EXCLUSIVE: Jeffrey Epstein shipped $50K cement truck to 'Pedophile Island' three weeks before damning expose was released, paying for machine up front so it would arrive quicker, as experts say he could have 'literally covered up evidence'

6. Jeffrey Epstein’s Bodyguard on His Former Boss’s Lifestyle, Cruelty, Suicide

9. American With No Medical Training Ran Center For Malnourished Ugandan Kids. 105 Died

10. Sarah Silverman reveals she was just recently fired from a movie over 2007 blackface sketch

11. Tarantino And DiCaprio's 'Hollywood' Is A Bigger Hit Than You Might Think (Box Office)

12. Trump Campaign Sells 'Fredo Unhinged' Shirts After Chris Cuomo's Viral Blowup

13. Kamala Harris Campaign Selling T-Shirts Inspired by Viral Joe Biden Moment

14. Kentucky Democrats mock McConnell with 'Moscow Mitch' merch

15. DONALD TRUMP CAMPAIGN MANAGER SAYS NEARLY 1 MILLION MAGA HATS SOLD, AND $45 MILLION MADE

16. WATCH: Horse Jumper of Love - “Spaceman" 

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