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

In episode 267, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, activist, and co-host of the #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast Tanzila "Taz" Ahmed to discuss Fox News being annoyed at Oprah for getting involved in Georgia, the UK possibly changing laws because too many people getting wasted at the airport, Nigerian security forces blaming Trump for their behavior, midterm polls, Steve King losing his mind on a questioner, the battle between the two Pope's, your first movie soundtrack love, bloidwatch and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Great to join my sweet friend @ainsleyearhardt on @foxandfriends this morning to discuss #Midtermsand what will resonate with the American family voter.

2. Roth: “I think the problem with celebrities…is that they are in a very different financial status than the people that are listening to them. Oprah Winfrey, is one of the wealthiest women in the world, is talking to people in Marietta, Georgia.”

3. U.K. might change laws because too many people are getting sloshed at the airport

4. Shia group says Nigeria security forces killed scores in protests

5. Nigerian army cites Trump's comments to justify shooting protesters

6. Go Back To Sleep, Kids: Only One-Third Of Millennials Say They're Definitely Going To Vote In 2018

7. Steve King blows up at questioner who pressed him on the Pittsburgh massacre

8. POPE VS. POPE: HOW FRANCIS AND BENEDICT’S SIMMERING CONFLICT COULD SPLIT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

9. What's the first movie soundtrack you loved?

10. WATCH: Swizz Beatz - Something Dirty/Pic Got Us (Audio) ft. Kendrick Lamar, Jadakiss, Styles P

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