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
November 5, 2019 78 min

In episode 509, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and FilmDrunk Frotcast co-host Matt Lieb to discuss Trump hating this impeachment news, 2020 Democratic polling and how the mainstream media works around it, how Beto O'Rourke's campaign failed, the alleged news about Jared Kushner's involvement with Jamal Khashoggi's murder, the new Terminator film, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  • Trump's impeachment inbox
  • The 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary
  • Inside Beto O’Rourke’s collapse
  • ‘Seven whistleblowers’
  • 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Puts Franchise on Ice, Faces $120M-Plus Loss
  • We Went There: A Feminist Interpretation of Terminator: Dark Fate
  • 7 Films With Symbolism You Didn't Notice (And Can't Unsee)
  • 'Terminator' and a Complicated Legacy of Female Empowerment
  • WATCH: Tame Impala - It Might Be Time (Audio)
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