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

Boo! In episode 264, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and Hollywood Handbook podcast co-host Hayes Davenport to discuss how villains in horror movies rarely use guns, Matt Drudge being fed up with Fox News, how a convicted man for anti-Muslim terror plot blaming Trump for his actions, how in the world Shep Smith became the voice of reason on Fox News, Trump's new threat to end birthright citizenship with an executive order, Lena Dunham being tapped to adapt a Syrian refugee story, Halloween costumes, the Crunch Cup, and more! Happy Halloween!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Fox News Slammed By Matt Drudge Over “Bizarre” Synagogue Shooting Segment

2. Trump Fan Convicted In Anti-Muslim Terror Plot Asks Judge To Consider Trump’s Rhetoric

3. Sentencing Memorandum, Patrick Stein

4. Shep Smith on the migrant caravan: "There is no invasion. No one is coming to get you. There is nothing at all to worry about."

5. Graham to introduce legislation to end birthright citizenship

6. The Fourteenth Amendment Can’t Be Revoked by Executive Order

7. Backlash over Lena Dunham script for Syrian refugee film

8. Little girl's Halloween costume quite the scare

9. CrunchCup - The World's Greatest Portable Cereal Cup

10. WATCH: Dan Marino Freak out

11. WATCH: Uyama Hiroto - 81 autumn

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