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
March 24, 2020 72 min

In episode 593, Jack and Miles are joined by frequent quarantine podcast guest Jamie Loftus to discuss Harvey Weinstein contracting coronavirus, people continuing to congregate regardless of warning, how Trump's original response ruined it for everyone, the Senate coronavirus bill, Tiger King on Netflix, a wonderful thread on Twitter about Ellen DeGeneres, Taylor Swift and Kanye West's forever feud, Rita Wilson rapping, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  • Harvey Weinstein Has Tested Positive For The Coronavirus
  • JOSHUA TREE PARK BESIEGED BY OUT-OF-TOWNERS ... Local Neighbors Pissed
  • Trump amid COVID-19 pandemic: With great power comes great irresponsibility.
  • Democrats again block key vote on $2 trillion coronavirus bill as Senate floor erupts with partisan anger
  • The coronavirus outbreak is exposing the devastating gaps between the rich and poor at a moment when America is primed for class warfare
  • Who is Carole Baskin, Big-Cat Sanctuary Founder at Center of Netflix Docuseries Tiger King?
  • Right now we all need a little kindness. You know, like Ellen Degeneres always talks about! She’s also notoriously one of the meanest people alive. Respond to this with the most insane stories you’ve heard about Ellen being mean & I’ll match every one w/ $2 to @LAFoodBank 
  • Taylor Swift and Kanye West's 'Famous' Phone Call Video Leaks Online — Read the Transcript
  • Rita Wilson rapping in quarantine is beyond impressive
  • WATCH: Nomo - Nu Tones
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