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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February 18, 2021 80 min

In episode 814, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Dani Fernandez to discuss student loan forgiveness, the republican civil war, the mayor of Colorado, Texas going on a rant, ground reporting from San Antonio Zeitgang, Fox News' beef with wind power, Rush Limbaugh, the Cruella trailer, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  • Study: Student Loans Weigh the Heaviest on Black and Hispanic Students
  • If There Was a Republican Civil War, It Appears to Be Over
  • Colorado City mayor resigns, responds to his controversial Facebook post
  • Texas mayor says he had already resigned after writing ‘only the strong will survive’ amid cold, power outages
  • @DailyZeitgeist @milesofgray @jack_obrien long time listener first time caller, I live in San Antonio and I wanted to tell y'all about what's happening here... Energy companies started "rolling blackouts" early Monday, saying it would be 15 min off, 45 on for everyone.
  • Texas Blackouts Hit Minority Neighborhoods Especially Hard
  • What went wrong with the Texas power grid?
  • Perry says Texans willing to suffer blackouts to keep feds out of power market
  • How Fox News is exploiting Texas' power outages to fearmonger about clean energy
  • No, Frozen Wind Turbines Did Not Cause the Texas Blackouts
  • Viral Image Claiming to Show a Helicopter De-Icing Texas Wind Turbines Is From Winter 2014 in Sweden
  • Fox News' Tucker Carlson Spouts Hot Air About Wind Power, Gets Blown Away On Twitter
  • Myths & Facts About Wind Power
  • Rush Limbaugh Dies at 70; Turned Talk Radio Into a Right-Wing Attack Machine
  • WATCH: Disney's Cruella | Official Trailer
  • WATCH: Masego - Navajo (EKANY Remix)
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