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 528, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and activist Francis Cronin to discuss the Apple Music Awards, William Barr not liking the investigative report he ordered, 2020 Democratic primary polls, Obama's thoughts on the current Democratic candidates, Kamala Harris suspending her campaign, the best pick up lines that work on men, the Peloton bike ad, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  • Apple announces first ever Apple Music Awards
  • Barr disputes key inspector general finding about FBI’s Russia investigation
  • Waiting for Obama
  • National 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Polls
  • I am suspending my campaign today
  • What Pick-Up Lines Work Best (on Men)?
  • Peloton's perplexing new holiday ad has incensed the internet
  • WATCH: Menahan Street Band - The Contender
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