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 352, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss how soda is bad for you, Devin Nunes suing Twitter, New Zealand come down hard on their gun control laws, Fox and Friends having dumb opinions on everything as usual, MoviePass coming back, a check in with the GoFundMe homeless scam, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Study: Daily diet drinks linked to strokes, heart attacks, and early death

2. Even a little bit of soda is a lot not good

3. Fox News’ Judge Napolitano Dismisses Devin Nunes’ Twitter Lawsuit: ‘Novel Litigation’ to Get Attention

4. ‘This was an orchestrated effort’: Devin Nunes sues Twitter, ‘Devin Nunes’ cow’ for defamation

5. How to Buy a Gun in 16 Countries

6. The mass shooting in New Zealand was designed to spread on social media

7. Why court photos of the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter’s face are blurred

8. On Fox News, a table full of wealthy and powerful white people agree that "all the cries about racism, et cetera" are just an "emotional" distraction to "change the subject" from the awesome Trump economy.

9. Fox & Friends segment defends the thoughts & prayers response to mass shootings: "The power of prayer isn't about results, it's about an ongoing relationship with God and combating hate."

10. Fox & Friends co-host says millennials' anxieties about arguing with romantic partners are really about their phones

11. MoviePass, desperate to get back together, is bringing back the unlimited plan

12. Woman raises more than $250,000 for homeless man who helped her

13. Homeless man, N.J. woman accused in GoFundMe scam plead guilty

14. WATCH: Wild Nothing // Partners In Motion (Official Audio)

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