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 395, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Blake Wexler to discuss Grumpy Cat passing away, Robert Pattinson playing Batman, William Barr threatening democrats and more interesting revelations from the Mueller Report, QAnon ruining a cities earth day celebration, Rudy Giuliani doing more dumb stuff, Mel Gibson's problematic new movie, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Grumpy Cat Has Earned Her Owner Nearly $100 Million In Just 2 Years

2. Robert Pattinson to Play ‘The Batman’ for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. (EXCLUSIVE)

3. William Barr just said some remarkable things on Fox News

4. Wow. AG Bill Barr basically threatens Democrats during his Fox News interview, says of those criticizing him that "they may be concerned about the outcome of a review of what happened during the election."

5. Why the Michael Flynn revelations are so important

6. Voicemail presumably communication from Trump's lawyers to Flynn's lawyers

7. How QAnon Ruined A Tiny Earth Day Party By Spreading Rumors Of A Jihad

8. QAnon conspiracy theory on James Comey shuts school festival

9. How a James Comey Tweet Fueled a Conspiracy Theory That Upended a California Town

10. WATCH: James Comey tweet taken as secret message warning of terror attack on school fundraiser

11. This Shocking Abuse of Office Continues

12. Rudy Giuliani Plans Ukraine Trip to Push for Inquiries That Could Help Trump

13. UKRAINE ISN’T HAVING RUDY GIULIANI’S BIDEN CONSPIRACIES

14. Mel Gibson’s New Film Seems Designed to Outrage

15. Despite Controversy, Mel Gibson Is Still a Draw for Cannes Film Buyers

16. Jeremy Corbyn is either blind to antisemitism – or he just doesn’t care

17. WATCH: Swami Million - Caffe (feat. Fawda Trio)

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