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 456, Jack and Miles are joined by super producer and Ethnically Ambiguous co-host Anna Hossnieh to discuss the right scamming old people, Trump trying to buy Greenland, Trump trying to pump himself up for the election, Fox News polls, insurance companies being very shady, more Jeffrey Epstein crap, best burger in every state, vaping-linked breathing problems, Pumpkin Space spam, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Bill O’Reilly’s Precious Metals

2. Greenland's government tells President Donald Trump the island is 'not for sale'

3. President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland

4. Allies worry Trump is "running out of tools" to boost the economy

5. Fox News poll shows Trump losing to Biden, Warren, Sanders and Harris

6. Insurance Companies Are Paying Cops To Investigate Their Own Customers

7. Jeffrey Epstein Spent Time Alone With Young Woman In Prison's Attorney Room

8. Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell spotted at In-N-Out Burger in first photos since his death

9. Where to Get the Best Burger in Every State

10. Cases of vaping-linked breathing problems now reported in 8 states

11. Danny Masterson vows to ‘beat’ exes in court in Scientology lawsuit

12. Is Cleaning Your Ears With Cotton Swabs Really That Dangerous?

13. Pumpkin Spice Spam is coming soon to Walmart

14. Pumpkin Spice Spam Exists, and Here’s Our Honest Review

15. The Bizarre Reason People Are So Addicted To Pumpkin Spice Lattes

16. WATCH: Weval - The Weight

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