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 494, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss the LGBTQ town hall, more whistleblowers coming forward, William Barr meeting with Rupert Murdoch, Senate possibly removing Trump in the end anyway, Lindsay Graham being prank called by Russia, passengers on a Norwegian cruise revolting, why US cities are banning drive-throughs, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. The LGBTQ Town Hall went great for Biden, uh 2. 4 winners and 3 losers from the presidential town hall on LGBTQ issues 3. More Potential Whistleblowers Are Contacting Congress 4. Here's Mike Pence repeatedly dodging @VaughnHillyard's question about whether he was aware his administration was holding up aide to Ukraine as leverage to get the Ukrainian government to investigate the Bidens (via @TheBeatWithAri) 5. Trump Lashes Out at Fox News Poll as Barr Meets With Murdoch 6. The Senate is likelier to remove Trump after impeachment than you think 7. Lindsey Graham dishes on Trump in hoax calls with Russians 8. Trump Urged Top Aide to Help Giuliani Client Facing DOJ Charges 9. Passengers on Norwegian Cruise Line Stage Revolt Over 'Ridiculous' Conditions, Canceled Stops 10. Why U.S. Cities Are Banning New Fast-Food Drive-Throughs 11. WATCH: Maribou State - 'Feel Good (feat. Khruangbin)' Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

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