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
October 30, 2019 74 min

In episode 505, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Facial Recognition Comedy co-host Fizaa Dosani to discuss the GOP's nightmare scenario, Katie Hill's unjust resignation, California wildfires, all the wrong people loving Kanye's new album, horrible and insensitive Halloween decorations, and more! Plus Buzzfeed's Impeachment Today host Hayes Brown joins the crew to talk the day's impeachment news! FOOTNOTES: Impeachment Today Podcast: The White House Has A Problem, And His Name Is Alexander Vindman The GOP's nightmare scenario Senate challengers outraise incumbents Brian Kilmeade on Army Lt. Col. Vindman: "We also know he was born in the Soviet Union, emigrated with his family. Young. He tends to feel simpatico with the Ukraine." Army Officer Who Heard Trump’s Ukraine Call Reported Concerns Sean Duffy on CNN on Army Lt. Col. Vindman: "It seems very clear that he is incredibly concerned about Ukrainian defense. I don't know that he's concerned about American policy ... we all have an affinity to our homeland where we came from ... he has an affinity for the Ukraine." Duncan Hunter Boned Lobbyists, Staffers, For AMERICA Katie Hill's Resignation Is an Ugly Mess MAP: How big are the California fires? See size, shape of dozens of blazes Could mass blackouts, Kincade Fire end PG&E as we know it? All the Wrong People Love Jesus Is King  Crime scene Halloween display at district attorney's office blasted as 'insensitive' Backlash continues against Brooklyn Halloween display Local McDonald’s apologizes for inappropriate Halloween decorations Halloween displays featuring lynchings have unnerved neighbors throughout the Austin area Homeowners Hang Mannequin and Confederate Flag in Front Yard, Claim It's a Leftover Halloween Decoration WATCH: Oscar Jerome - Do You Really Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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