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 462, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Dan Ahdoot to discuss the return of Pumpkin Spice Latte, the VMA's with Sebastian Maniscalco, Bret Stephens' meltdown over being called a bedbug, the Jeffrey Epstein hearing, Saudi Arabia's future city and their huge roller coaster, whether Red Bull actually gives you wings, Eva Longoria directing a Flamin' Hot Cheetos movie, #BoycottOliveGarden, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here's What Starbucks's New Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Tastes Like, Compared to a PSL

2. Watch Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco Open the MTV Video Music Awards by Complaining About Young People

3. Bret Stephens Has A Real Bedbug Up His Ass Today

4. At the New York Times, Bedbugs

5. Bret Stephens goes to MSNBC to comment on the bedbug situation, saying the rhetoric is "dehumanizing and totally unacceptable." He also says that there's a "bad history" of "being analogized to insects that goes back to a lot of totalitarian regimes"

6. Jeffrey Epstein’s Victims, Denied a Trial, Vent Their Fury at a Hearing

7. Epstein Victims Vent Anger at ‘Coward,’ While His Lawyers Hint at Conspiracy

8. Watch: Saudi Arabia to have the 'longest, highest and fastest roller coaster' in the world

9. WATCH: NEOM, The Futuristic Mega City Saudi Arabia Is Planning

10. Red Bull is paying $10 to Canadians who thought it would actually give them wings

11. Eva Longoria To Direct Cheetos Movie ‘Flamin’ Hot’ For Fox Searchlight & Franklin Entertainment

12. #BOYCOTTOLIVEGARDEN TRENDS AFTER FALSE TWEET GOES VIRAL; 6 MORE RECENT BOYCOTTS

13. Boycott these companies supporting Trump's re-election

14. The Politics on Your Plate at Olive Garden

15. How a giant restaurant conglomerate teamed up with banks to stiff its workers

16. If restaurant servers get a minimum-wage hike, should you still tip 20 percent?

17. WATCH: Kate Bollinger - Untitled

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