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
December 12, 2018 63 min

In episode 292, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara Schaefer to discuss Nicki Minaj defending another sex offender, the business of location based tracking, Trump's showdown with Nancy Pelosi over the border wall, deaths that have occurred at Airbnb's, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Nicki Minaj Defends Another Sex Offender. This One Happens to Be Her Boyfriend

2. Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret

3. Trump Makes Misleading Border Wall Claims Before Meeting With Democrats

4. Pelosi, Schumer to meet with Trump, offer $1.3 billion for border as shutdown looms

5. Trump says he’s ‘proud’ to shut down government during fight with Pelosi and Schumer

6.No, Donald Trump can’t just use Pentagon money for his border wall

7. House Minority Leader Pelosi to President Trump on vote for border wall in the House

8. "I am proud to shut down the government for border security ... I will take the mantle. I will be the one to shut it down. I’m not going to blame you for it," President Trump tells Senate Minority Leader Schumer in the Oval Office.

9. Sen. Schumer: "When the president brags that he won North Dakota and Indiana, he's in real trouble."

10. WATCH: Fox legal analyst says he can’t imagine Trump not being indicted

11. ‘A Simple Private Transaction’: Trump Lays Out a Defense in a Campaign-Finance Case

12. Deaths at Airbnb rentals put spotlight on safety and security

13. Sara Schaefer's Easy Page

14. WATCH: Kiefer - aaaaa

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