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 361, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jena Friedman to discuss April fool's jokes from different brand, Trump doubling down on his threat to close the border, allegations against Joe Biden, how Saudi Arabia hacked Jeff Bezo's phone, Skrillex protecting us from mosquitos, PewDiePie's youtube rivalry, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. It’s April Fools’ Day. Here’s 2019′s updating, depressing, and comprehensive list of pranks and hoaxes.

2. Trump White House presses threat to close U.S.-Mexico border this week

3. Democrats fume as Trump cuts Central American aid

4. Joe Biden Scrambles to Stem Crisis After Lucy Flores’s Allegation

5. Bezos Investigation Finds the Saudis Obtained His Private Data

6. Dubstep artist Skrillex could protect against mosquito bites

7. PewDiePie concedes defeat to YouTube rival T-Series

8. WATCH: Paul White - Returning

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