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 27, 2018 75 min

In episode 281, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Alison Stevenson to discuss the weekend box office, Melania's White House Christmas decorations, the Mueller Report coming out soon, the US climate report, the situation with the immigrants seeking asylum at the Mexico/US border, Jerry Springer's new show, Google trends and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Ralph Breaks the Internet

2. Creed II

3. Melania Trump unveils the 2018 White House Christmas decorations

4. Mueller report will be 'devastating' for the president: Frequent Trump defender

5. Trump Administration’s Strategy on Climate: Try to Bury Its Own Scientific Report

6. U.S. Climate Report Warns of Damaged Environment and Shrinking Economy

7. San Ysidro border crossing closed for hours; U.S. officials fire tear gas at migrants

8. US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence

9. Fox & Friends guest defends use of pepper spray on migrant caravan: "It's natural. You could actually put it on your nachos and eat it."

10. Trump’s Cheerleaders Praise the Border Patrol for Tear-Gassing Toddlers

11. U.S. closes major crossing as caravan migrants mass at border in Mexico

12. Mexico: Tijuana declares humanitarian crisis over migrant caravan

13. Health impacts of chemical irritants used for crowd control: a systematic review of the injuries and deaths caused by tear gas and pepper spray

14. Jerry Springer Will Return to TV Reborn As Judge Jerry

15. Thicc Strip: A Body Positive Strip Show Tickets

16. Daily Zeitgeist Merch on Tee Public

17. Daily Zeitgeist at Chicago Podcast Festival Tickets

18. WATCH: Letherette - Langsette (instrumental)

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