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

In episode 255, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Danielle Radford to discuss Julian Assange being the worst

asylum seeking couch surfer, more info on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Turning Point group's problem with hiring racists, Mueller getting ready to give us some information from his investigation, The Conners, The Good Place, The BET Awards, the beef between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Ecuador tells Assange to avoid political activity online – and feed the cat

2. Trump appears to make room for Saudis to deny involvement in Khashoggi disappearance

3. Pompeo: Saudis didn't want to discuss 'any of the facts' in Khashoggi disappearance

4. Saudi Arabia Delivers $100 Million Pledged to U.S. as Pompeo Lands in Riyadh

5. “I WAS ORDERED SILENT”: HOW JAMAL KHASHOGGI FELL OUT WITH BIN SALMAN

6. WWE Talent Is Uncomfortable With Saudi Arabia Show—And They Should Be

7. Turning Point USA Keeps Accidentally Hiring Racists

8. Tweets About Diapers Broke the Entire Conservative Youth Movement

9. Leaked Memo From Conservative Group Cautions Students to Stay Away From Turning Point USA

10. Chats Show FIU Turning Point USA Members Sharing Racist Memes and Rape Jokes

11. Chats Show FIU College Republicans Joking About Charlottesville, Deporting Classmates

12. Mueller Ready to Deliver Key Findings in His Trump Probe, Sources Say

13. The Conners ratings are a lot lower than Roseanne premiere

14. THE GOOD PLACESEASON 3

15. BET Hip Hop Awards 2018: The winners list

16. CARDI B NEW MUSIC TAKES AIM AT NICKI MINAJ ... Cardi's Team is Split

17. WATCH: LEISURE - Money

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