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 331, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Kenny DeForest to discuss how millennials are drinking less cause of social media, official French fries rankings, Trump's physical exams results, Trump's state of emergency announcement, Andrew McCabe's revealing information on Jeff Sessions and Trump, Putin being floored by female Judo champ, Trump's misleading comments about Virginia's new abortion bill, the Irn Bru drink, the U.S. Copyright Office claiming the Milly Rock and Carlton dance aren't copyrightable, Apple starting a streaming service, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Are millennials and Gen-Z avoiding alcohol because of social media?

2. The official fast food French fry power rankings

3. Fast-Food Fries, Ranked From Cardboard to Crispy Perfection

4. Trump in 'very good health overall' but obese, according to physical exam results

5. In a bizarre sing-song cadence, Trump acknowledges that his national emergency will face legal challenges, but expresses hope that SCOTUS will eventually rule in his favor.

6. Key moment from Trump's remarks today: He accidentally admits "I didn't need to do this" with regard to his national emergency declaration.

7. Andrew McCabe’s disturbing account of working for Sessions and Trump

8. The woman who floored Putin! Olympic judo medallist sends Russian leader flying in practice session - but pictures of his defeat are 'censored'

9. Trump’s misleading comments about Gov. Ralph Northam and infanticide, explained

10. The controversy around Virginia’s new abortion bill, explained

11. Abortion

12. Irn Bru 32

13. U.S. Copyright Office shades the "Carlton dance" while refusing Alfonso Ribeiro's ownership claim

14. How Alfonso Ribeiro came up with "The Carlton Dance"

15. Netflix Spent $12 Billion on Content in 2018. Analysts Expect That to Grow to $15 Billion This Year

16. Apple will reportedly launch its new video-streaming service at March 25 event

17. WATCH: Beau Peep - 97's

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