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

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July 28, 2020 83 min

In episode 681, Miles and guest host Scam Goddess Laci Mosley are joined by comedian and super model Arisce Wanzer to discuss the Covid-19 vaccines, Black activists calling the Portland federal crackdown a distraction, Senator Tom Cotton targeting curriculum on slavery, Post Malone's world beer pong league, what movies are being delayed, and more!


  • Anatomy Of A COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory
  • Moderna unveiled encouraging coronavirus vaccine results. Then top execs dumped nearly $30 million of stock
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Heads To Widespread Testing In U.S.
  • Black activists in Portland call federal crackdown a 'distraction' from police reform efforts
  • Bill by Sen. Tom Cotton targets curriculum on slavery
  • James Cameron “Disappointed” About ‘Avatar’ Delays, Promises Sequels “Will Deliver”
  • Disney Delays Mulan Indefinitely, Avatar Sequels Pushed Back
  • ‘A Quiet Place 2,’ ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Delayed Until 2021
  • Amid Theater Chaos, Indie Films ‘Unhinged’ and ‘Fatima’ Forge Ahead
  • Sorry, there won’t be any good films until the US sorts itself out
  • WATCH: Unhinged Trailer #1 (2020) | Movieclips Trailers
  • ‘Unhinged’ Sets August Release In Wake Of ‘Tenet’s Labor Day Weekend Plan
  • How Russell Crowe's Temper Got Its Nasty Reputation: Fighting, Yelling, Phone-Throwing and a Decade of Resentment
  • WATCH: Acoustic Alchemy: "One For The Road"
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