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 344, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Culture Kings co-host Jacquis Neal to discuss people cutting their cable service, the decline of the mall, Kristjen Nielsen being questioned by the Oversight Committee, Elijah Cummings coming for Brian Kemp, the crisis between Democrats over Ilhan Omar's comments about Israel, Jane Meyer's revealing article about Fox News, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge coming to Disneyland and Disney World, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Nearly 3M Pay-TV Subscribers Cut Service In 2018, Double 2017 Total – Study

2. Store Closures Ramping Back Up

3. Under questioning from @RepUnderwood, Nielsen admits she was broadly unfamiliar with research indicating kids are traumatized by being separated from their parents before DHS implemented its "zero tolerance" policy

4. During heated exchange w/@RepKathleenRice, Nielsen justifies family separations: "The consequence of any adult going to jail is being separated from their child"

5. Elijah Cummings COMING For Election Brian Kemp Stole From Stacey Abrams

6. Omar uproar swamps Pelosi

7. The Making of the Fox News White House

8. Disney announces opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

9. WATCH: Arima Ederra - Free Again

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