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 420, Jack and special guest host Sara June are joined by comedian drag queen and Ghosted podcast host Roz Drezfalez to discuss how Oregon has way too much weed, Warner Bro's Media hiring a female CEO, the US military thinking we can win a nuclear win, Pete Buttigieg facing criticism from his own town, mystery investors buying out California's newspapers, 7-Eleven starting to deliver slurpees, Sylvestor Stallone charging fans for selfies, the sexual politics of Toy Story 4, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Oregon has too much cannabis. Two laws may help the state manage its surplus

2. Ann Sarnoff Named Warner Bros. CEO in Surprise Pick

3. Warner Bros. On ‘Precipice of Change’ as Studio Preps for WarnerMedia Boot Camp

4. Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine

5. Buttigieg criticized at emotional town hall after shooting

6. Frustration, confusion as Bakersfield Californian faces layoffs and new ownership

7. Who are the mystery investors buying some of California’s last family-owned newspapers?

8. 7-Eleven Slurpee delivery service now reaches beaches and parks

9. Sylvester Stallone charging fans $1550 for a selfie

10. Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Dominates With $118 Million Debut

11. Disney announces that Woody will be “openly bisexual” in Toy Story 4

12. WATCH: "Toy Story 4" Transgender Character Exposed

13. Everything You Need to Know About Forky, the Neurotic Breakout Star of 'Toy Story 4'

14. WATCH: Habibi Funk // حبيبي فنك : Al Massrieen - Mafatshe Leh (Egypt, 1980)

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