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

In episode 591, Jack and Miles are joined by quarantine co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss the youth ignoring warnings, how to get the coronavirus test if you're not a celebrity or NBA player, spring break in Florida, truckers, Netflix slowing down the internet, celebrities trying to entertain us, Hallmark movies, movies dropping on VOD, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  • “If I get corona, I get corona. At the end of the day, I'm not gonna let it stop me from partying”: Spring breakers are still flocking to Miami, despite coronavirus warnings. 
  • Younger Adults Make Up Big Portion of Coronavirus Hospitalizations in U.S.
  • FDA Urges Caution After Trump Says Malaria Drug Will Be Available to Coronavirus Patients ‘Almost Immediately’
  • Celebrities get virus tests, raising concerns of inequality
  • Coronavirus Cases in N.Y.C. Near 4,000; Brooklyn Count Soars: Live Updates
  • Coronavirus comes for spring break: Locals close Florida beaches after governor refuses to.
  • Forced Quarantines Spark Confusion and Worries About Precedent
  • Trucking hit by coronavirus concerns, CTA stresses drivers are ‘essential service’
  • Netflix asked to slow down streaming so the internet doesn't break
  • Carriers suspend internet data caps during coronavirus
  • Celebrities Sing ‘Imagine’ to Console the Little People
  • Hallmark Channel to Start Airing Christmas Movies, Proving Time Means Nothing Now
  • What the Coronavirus Means for Watching Movies
  • Studio’s Movies in Theaters Will Be Offered for In-Home Rental
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