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
October 1, 2019 73 min

In episode 485, Jack and Miles are joined by trans super model and comedian Arisce Wanzer to discuss a possible new Uber recording option, the State Department investigating Hillary's email's again, the Trump administration taking to the news to defend the whistleblower situation, Trump's civil war threats, divestment as a solution to climate change, personality being an indicator of the music folk listen to, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Uber might let you record the audio of your ride if the driver is being creepy

2. State Dept. intensifies email probe of Hillary Clinton’s former aides

3. Kevin McCarthy again displays his unique brand of incompetence and dishonesty.

4. "This is an exercise in obfuscation" -- Stephen Miller has no response when Chris Wallace presses him about why Trump went against his own Pentagon & State Department and withheld Ukrainian aid

5. Rudy Giuliani, Joe diGenova Rage at Fox News Bombshell on Ukraine-Biden Plan

6. Trump Pressed Australian Leader to Help Barr Investigate Mueller Inquiry’s Origins

7. Trump Was Repeatedly Warned That Ukraine Conspiracy Theory Was ‘Completely Debunked’

8. Trump’s Twitter tirades about treason and civil war reveal a dangerously unfit president

9. Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns

10. Silicon Valley’s Crisis of Conscience

11. Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon want companies and investors to embrace a new idea of value. Here’s where to begin

12. Maladaptive personality and psychopathy dimensions as predictors of music and movie preferences in US adults

13. WATCH: Parallel Dance Ensemble - Weight Watchers (Official)

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