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
October 22, 2019 75 min

In episode 499, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Tiff Stevenson to discuss Chick-fil-A being kicked out of the UK, the Trump Administrations reactions to the words 'quid pro quo,' impeachment polls, Mitt Romney's burner Twitter account, the weekend box office, the Martin Scorsese versus Marvel thing still happening, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  • Days after opening its first U.K. restaurant, Chick-fil-A announces the location will close
  • Check out the LONG pause from SecState Mike Pompeo after George Stephanopoulos calls him out for stiffly refusing to discuss Mick Mulvaney's devastating admission of a quid pro quo this week.
  • Mick Mulvaney publicly confirmed Trump used aid to Ukraine as leverage to get the Ukrainian govt to do political favors for him -- but he now claims he was misinterpreted because he never literally said the words "quid pro quo"
  • "You said what you said!" - absolutely BRUTAL grilling of Mulvaney by Chris Wallace on quid pro quo.
  • Watching Jordan bumble his way through a response about Mick Mulvaney’s press conference is my favorite clip of the night
  • What Our Poll Shows About Impeachment Views in 6 Swing States
  • This Sure Looks Like Mitt Romney’s Secret Twitter Account (Update: It Is)
  • 'Zombieland 2' raises the stakes with Terminator zombies, Obama's 'Beast' limo and Elvis
  • Zombieland: Double Tap Proves the Zombie Craze Will Never Die
  • Martin Scorsese Compares Marvel Movies to Theme Parks: ‘That’s Not Cinema’
  • Martin Scorsese Clarifies Controversial Comments About Marvel Movies
  • Francis Ford Coppola’s Slam on Marvel Films Fuels Debate Sparked by Martin Scorsese
  • WATCH: back to basics - headie one feat skepta (hudmo refix)
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