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
September 4, 2019 69 min

In episode 466, Jack and Miles are joined by co-host of the Pod Damn America and Why You Mad podcasts an comedian Jake Flores to discuss whether Ranch is the new Ketchup, Trump lacking an understanding of hurricanes, Mike Pence in Ireland, how well the straight pride parades ended up doing, what Miles is f*cking with, the child who went blind because of his poor diet, a school banning Harry Potter, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. HOLD THE KETCHUP, PASS THE RANCH!

2. Can ranch dressing become 'the new ketchup'?

3. Hurricane Dorian: US Air Force snaps awe-inspiring photos inside eye of storm

4. Trump doesn't think he's 'ever even heard of a Category 5' hurricane. Four such storms have threatened the US since he took office

5. Mike Pence staying at Trump golf resort in Ireland despite all meetings happening on other side of country

6. One is the loneliest number at Seattle’s first ever “Heterosexual Pride” parade

7. Creep of the Week: Don Grundmann

8. ‘Straight pride’ parade leader said they’re a ‘peaceful racist group’ to a roar of laughter

9. ‘Straight Pride’ Organizers Stop Using Brad Pitt’s Picture In Response To His Complaint

10. Boston's Straight Pride Parade Decides It's a Cosplay Contest Now

11. Teen went partially blind after eating only Pringles, fries, ham and sausage: case study

12. Harry Potter books removed from St. Edward Catholic School due to 'curses and spells'

13. WATCH: TOMOKO IDA - Soumei

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