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 307, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Candice Thompson to discuss the Bezos divorce, the government shutdown continuing and the Trump Administrations lack of understanding about it, Steve King's idiotic comments about white nationalism, the prediction that the US will drop to the third biggest economy, Facebook no longer being the best place to work, the Oscars deciding to go host-less, Taco Bell cleaning up their act, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. THE INNER BEZOS

2. Why the Bezos Divorce Is So Riveting

3. Jeff Bezos, Newly Divorcing, Now Seeing Lauren Sanchez-Whitesell

4. Who Is Lauren Sanchez? All About the News Anchor Dating Billionaire Jeff Bezos

5. Trump walks out of shutdown negotiations after Democrats reject wall money, calls meeting ‘total waste of time’

6. The 'doomsday' scenario: Here's what happens if the shutdown drags on

7. Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics

8. United States will drop to become the world's THIRD biggest economy behind China and India by 2030, new financial rankings suggest

9. Projected GDP Ranking (2018-2023)

10. Facebook employees are reportedly outraged at exec appearing at Kavanaugh hearing

11. Facebook is no longer the 'Best Place to Work,' according to new Glassdoor survey

12. After Kevin Hart Debacle, Oscars Forge Ahead Hostless

13. A Hostless Oscars? The Last Time the Academy Tried That, Things Got Ugly

14. Oscars Team Scrambling to Reunite 'Avengers' on Telecast (Exclusive)

15. WATCH: The 11 minutes that ruined Hollywood producer Allan Carr's career forever

16. Taco Bell to test vegetarian menu this year

17. WATCH: Kaina - Cry

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