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 21, 2018 71 min

In episode 279, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Teresa Lee to discuss the weekly Google trends skim, a deeper look at the attack on diplomats in Cuba, Democrats gripe with Nancy Pelosi, the 30th anniversary of Lunchables, Thanksgiving plans, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Tech’s ‘FAANG’ stocks have lost more than $1 trillion and counting from highs amid tech rout

2. Chiefs vs. Rams was an incredible (college) football game

3. Tekashi 6ix9ine Faces 32 Years to Life in Prison on Racketeering, Firearm Charges

4. The Mystery of the Havana Syndrome

5. Pelosi’s bid for speaker imperiled as public opposition grows

6. Happy 30th birthday to Lunchables, the lazy, still-popular lunch kit

7. WATCH: NICKELUS F - I AIN'T CRIED YET

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