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

In episode 634, Jack, Miles, and Jamie are joined by comedian Steven Wilber to discuss Jane Roe being paid to say she was pro-life, Georgia needing to repeal it's citizen's arrest statute, the Trump administration firing an inspector general who was investigating Mike Pompeo, Trump claiming to be taking hydroxychloroquine, Scoob!, the one year anniversary of the Game Of Thrones finale, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  • The woman behind ‘Roe vs. Wade’ didn’t change her mind on abortion. She was paid
  • Georgia Can Honor Ahmaud Arbery by Repealing Its Horrible Citizen’s Arrest Statute
  • Fired inspector general was examining whether Pompeo had a staffer walk his dog, handle dry cleaning, official says
  • State Dept. Investigator Fired by Trump Had Examined Weapons Sales to Saudis and Emiratis
  • Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine, a drug FDA has cautioned about using for COVID-19. He started "a couple weeks ago" "I think it's good. I've heard a lot good stories. And if it's not good, I'll tell you right, I'm not going to get hurt by it"
  • Trump’s Hydroxychloroquine Dosing Divides Fox’s ‘News’ and ‘Opinion’ Wings
  • Trump threatens permanent freeze on WHO funding without 'major' reforms within 30 days
  • ‘Scoob!’ Is for Those That Want Scooby-Doo to Open the Gates of Hell | Review
  • Review: ‘Scoob!’ is everything we could want in a Scooby-Doo reboot
  • Happy anniversary to the biggest ending flop of modern television #GameofThrones #IStandByDaenerys 
  • WATCH: Clark - Ted (Bibio Remix)
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