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 545, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and co-host of the Black Men Can't Jump podcast Jonathan Braylock to discuss influencer Emma Chamberlain's thoughts on influencing, updates on the US and Iran tensions, scam texts going out telling people they've been drafted, updates on the impeachment trial, how the Democratic candidates are doing, a NY GOPer blaming his wife for his DUI, a pizza ATM, Oscar Mayer hiring, the JJ cut of Star Wars, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

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  • Iran Fires on U.S. Forces at 2 Bases in Iraq, Calling It ‘Fierce Revenge’
  • Watch Full Video: Trump’s Address on Iran
  • Texts telling people they’ve just been drafted into the Army are fake, officials say
  • Pelosi Unmoved By McConnell’s Announcement On Having Votes For Senate Trial Sans Witnesses
  • Warren Fundraising Drops, Lagging Behind Other Top Candidates
  • Every American family basically pays an $8,000 ‘poll tax’ under the U.S. health system, top economists say
  • NY GOPer Arrested For DUI Allegedly Blamed Wife For Crash: ‘You Know How Women Drive’
  • University installs pizza ATM
  • Oscar Mayer has a way with H-I-R-I-N-G D-R-I-V-E-R-S
  • Star Wars Fans Think There's a Secret, Three-Hour J.J. Abrams Cut of The Rise of Skywalker
  • Here's what I've been told from a source that worked on TROS.
  • “Release the JJ cut”: the Star Wars conspiracy that offers fans an impossible fantasy
  • The alleged 'Rise of Skywalker' J.J. Abrams cut is "bullshit." Here's why.
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