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 329, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Blair Socci to discuss new innovations in indulgence, American's not being able to pay back their car loans, Trump's new golf simulator, a current day measles outbreak, Ihlan Oman's comments about AIPAC, GOP removing Colin Kaepernick's name from Black History Month bill, a check in with Howard Schultz, James Cameron's thoughts on Aquaman, the new movie Yesterday, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. I tried all of the Häagen-Dazs boozy ice creams and they were like alcoholic versions of childhood treats

2. The Internet Is Irrationally Hyped About Panera’s Double Bread Bowl

3. Just Released: Auto Loans in High Gear

4. Trump installs new 'golf simulator' at White House: report

5. ‘A Match Into a Can of Gasoline’: Measles Outbreak Now an Emergency in Washington State

6. Measles Outbreak Swells to 49, First Adult Over 30 Diagnosed

7. MEASLES INVESTIGATION

8. Parents Are at War Over Measles Outbreak

9. ‘It will take off like a wildfire’: The unique dangers of the Washington state measles outbreak

10. The rise of anti-vaxxer bots: Fake news is going viral — & it’s bad for our health

11. Omar: 'I unequivocally apologize' after backlash over new Israel tweets

12. Join AIPAC's Congressional Club

13. WI GOPers Blocked Black History Month Bill Until Kaepernick’s Name Removed

14. Howard Schultz on the Starbucks racial profiling incident

15. James Cameron slams Aquaman, a movie where sharks shoot frickin' lasers, for its lack of realism

16. WATCH: Yesterday Trailer #1 (2019) | Movieclips Trailers

17. WATCH: James Blake- Mile High (feat. Travis Scott and Metro Boomin)

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