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May 29, 2024 22 mins

In this edition of ZEITRIZI, Jack and Miles discuss North Korean poop balloons, a Trump hush money trial update, Biden's Gaza pier breaking immediately, new research into the prevalence of peanut allergies and much more!

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I'm Jack. That's Miles. It is Wednesday, May ninth, the
afternoon and uh, North Korea. It just taught me something,

just taught me a little something. What Uh poop balloons, Miles,
poop balloons?

Speaker 3 (01:07):
Wait, what do you mean they they taught you that
it's a thing you're saying you have ideas?

Speaker 1 (01:11):
Now it opened my mind. This is this just feels
like a thing that I should have thought of when
I was in middle school, you know, I get that. Yeah,
like it doesn't it's not a pretty It's maybe the
least precision weapon that I can imagine.

Speaker 2 (01:30):
It's probably the most imprecise weapon.

Speaker 1 (01:32):
Yeah, yeah, exactly, Like it's just anywhere. But here is
essentially what you're doing. That'd be wild if you set
up the poop balloon and it just came right back
down on you on your head.

Speaker 2 (01:45):
Oh poetic.

Speaker 1 (01:47):
So basically, South Korea is accusing North Korea of sending
balloons across the border which happened to be carrying bags
full of garbage and quote he sees the sees the
ninety nine feces, yes, oh, ninety nine pieces balloon or

Martin Luther reference goes either way. Yea. But yeah, so
they the balloons specifically have bags attached to them that
contain plastic bottles, batteries, shoe parts, shoe just parts maybe like.

Speaker 2 (02:25):
Blown off soul.

Speaker 1 (02:26):
Yeah, and what is believed to be manure. So this
is an exchanse. So South Korea has been known to
use balloons to send K pop and you know, pro
South Korea propaganda across the border to the North Korean
people and North Korea is like, here's what we think

of your books at those.

Speaker 3 (02:49):
It's not the government doing that though, that's activists.

Speaker 1 (02:54):

Speaker 3 (02:54):
I don't think I have a government ship balloon program,
but it sounds like North Korea has a government ship
balloon pro.

Speaker 1 (03:00):
I don't know, Like when when I was in middle school,
when I was at that age, you know, some men
just want to see the world burn. Yeah yeah, yeah,
I feel like this would have been right up my alley.

Speaker 3 (03:10):
Oh yeah, I mean I was just shooting BB guns
at people, you know what I mean, and throwing stink
bombs and smoke grenades, these little smoke bombs and shit.
So yeah, I probably could have this would have been
a little more high minded.

Speaker 1 (03:25):
The BB guns you send it up it gets over
like the part the place that you want a bomb
with poop. You want to like, you want the ability.
I mean, since time in memorial, men have dreamed of
both flying like birds and shitting on people from.

Speaker 2 (03:42):
About from above, like yeah, yeah, yeah.

Speaker 1 (03:45):
Now's your chance, because you could it floats over neighbors
house that you don't like, and then you shoot the
balloon with the BB guns.

Speaker 3 (03:53):
Yeah yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, see that that was
too multi modal for me, and that's all I was
getting into. I'm like, dude, I don't know, or I
could just throw this shit at this person riding by a.

Speaker 1 (04:03):
Bike like a fucking ape.

Speaker 3 (04:07):
And I was a shitty, fucking kid, man had I had?
I learned the hard way a lot of times. So anyway, yeah,
I was a terrible kid. I was a terrible kid.

Speaker 1 (04:16):
So this is a story that I was talking about
yesterday or this morning. I forget about CNN just being
wall to wall coverage of the Trump deliberation. I don't
want the fact that they're covering it like it's the
Bronco Chase to distract from the fact that you know,
it is actually happening, and they the jury just went

to deliberation to see if the former president, who is
currently basically probably the favorite to be president again in November,
will be convicted of a felony. Supposedly, his secret service
is already like checked with some jails and prisons to

like see what they would do if he gets put
in jail, but it's looking unlikely, so that that's basically yeah,
I just wanted to like check in with this story,
be like, okay, so if he gets convicted, what are
the possibilities. So if everybody on the jury agrees that

a crime has taken place, and there are many counts
against him, they don't have to all agree on each
of the counts. But there're thirty four felony falsification of
business records charges, each one carrying a sentence of up
to four years in prison and a five thousand dollars fine.
He is an incredibly rich and powerful white man, so

probably not going to face the four years in prison,
but that is theoretically a possibility. But like this judge,
who I feel like a lot of people are like,
he's not taken any of Trump's shit, like, has all
these quotes where he's like, the last thing I want
to do is put you in jail, sir. You're the
former president of the United States and possibly not getting

president as well. And yeah, so I don't know. So
in New York State, the judge has quote broad authority
to determine when sentences are handed down after conviction and
what exactly they will be. So worst case scenario for Trump,
he gets convicted on all this shit. It then goes
to this judge who is on the record saying the

last thing I want to do is to put you
in jail. It probably means he's not going to jail,
unless he was saying, last thing I want to do
is put you in jail, the way somebody like holding
a knife is like, last thing I want to do
is have to cut you, you know, right, right, right right?

Speaker 3 (06:41):
Yeah, Well, because I mean that was the thing with
all this the gag orders and stuff. He's like, you know,
he's like, I can find you in contempt, and he
never did. So it felt just like a lot of
pump faking with the toughness. But I get that it's
incredibly I mean, it's it is complex to have someone
with Secret Service detailed go to jail.

Speaker 1 (07:01):
And that's like the thing. The other thing that he's
mentioned that was like definitely not a threat is that
this would be first of all, he's a candidate for
president of the United States, so their First Amendment rights
at stake, and he said, quote, I also worry about
the people who would have to execute that sanction, the
court officers, the correction officers, the Secret Service detail, among others.

Speaker 3 (07:25):
That's wild though, that you could skirt jail because the judges,
like this is gonna be such a fucking bummer for everybody.
So so you know what, I'm gonna let you have this, but.

Speaker 1 (07:33):
You are so annoying.

Speaker 2 (07:35):
Can you vote?

Speaker 1 (07:37):
That's a great question. Could he vote for himself as
a fill?

Speaker 3 (07:40):
Wow? Too, It's like he ends up like yo, he's
running for elections, Like obviously I can't vote, so I.

Speaker 1 (07:44):
Need you really to do me a big really helped
me out.

Speaker 3 (07:47):
I mean, this is the thing, like a lot of
people are waiting to see what happens with this because
if he gets acquitted, Yeah, that is going to put
that campaign on turbo juice. The way they're going to
be like that you couldn't be guilty, y'all. Not yeah,
exactly Trump Kelly not guilty.

Speaker 2 (08:08):
You're like, whoa, whoa, whoa what are you? Are you
playing that song for real right now at your rallies?

Speaker 3 (08:13):
But yeah, it's and then like obviously the Democrats they're
gonna be like, this guy's a convicted felon.

Speaker 2 (08:19):
So either side stands to potentially gain or not.

Speaker 1 (08:23):
I don't know.

Speaker 3 (08:24):
I mean, like this is just the thing with this,
Like again, this whole trial has been going on, there's
been this whole circus coverage. But after being burned so
many times from following Trump trials to be a thing
of like, dude, wake me up when there's a verdict
and what the punishment is. I don't care about the
antics and all the delaying tactics and the depravity of
his lawyers.

Speaker 2 (08:43):
Like, yeah, that's to be expected.

Speaker 3 (08:45):
The thing that I the thing that's a variable here
is what is the outcome going to be? That's right,
And yeah, we will see. Because a few men, there
was like a poll that came out. They were pulling
what was it, like likely Trump supporters, and like sixty
percent like I don't give a fuck what happens, and

then like thirty percent like, dude, I'll vote harder if.

Speaker 2 (09:08):
He gets convicted.

Speaker 1 (09:10):
Yeah, sixty percent said I don't give a fuck, and
the other forty said vote harder.

Speaker 2 (09:15):
I'm I'll get hornier for him if he's convicted.

Speaker 1 (09:18):
Oh boy, boots.

Speaker 2 (09:20):
Yeah, anyway, take your sweet ast time November.

Speaker 1 (09:23):
Take time a fucking We'll be right back. And we're back.

Speaker 2 (09:39):
We're back.

Speaker 1 (09:40):
And Biden's Gaza Peer, which was one of his ideas
for how to address the crisis in Gaza, was built
a peer where foreign aid could be let in because
like he can't reason with Israel to let them let
foreign aid in. So fine, if you won't let it in, can.

Speaker 3 (10:02):
I build a pier like on the other side to
let it r ah maybe yeah, And that's three hundred
and twenty million dollars this thing costs.

Speaker 1 (10:11):
Yeah, so three hundred and twenty million dollars a taxpayer
money and it just broke apart in rough seas, so
they're going to need a week to rebuild it.

Speaker 2 (10:21):
Oh okay, cool, cool, cool, And is there the ace?

Speaker 3 (10:24):
But the aid is getting in for the two weeks
that it was open, because that was the whole thing
you said at the State of the Union to try
and get the heat off of you that you're doing
absolutely nothing for the people of Gaza.

Speaker 1 (10:34):
Yeah, it turns out no, it transferred roughly five hundred
sixty nine metric tons of aid into Gaza, but none
of that aid had been delivered to Palestinians as of
last week.

Speaker 2 (10:46):
Huh okay, okay, So.

Speaker 1 (10:49):
Still just like kind of figuring things out.

Speaker 3 (10:51):
It's such a fucking insult man, because there was another
the IDF bombed another refugee camp, and we're just still
doing these like like it's like an insult to even
say band aid fixes like these are nothing.

Speaker 2 (11:05):
These is this is an insult.

Speaker 3 (11:07):
Because a lot of people also speculate, like, is that
another point of exit for Palestinians to inevitably displace these
people permanently, because we know that's what the aim is here,
as much as they're like, we were going to destroy Hamas,
which I don't know how that's possible. You're only radicalizing
more people by the day. But yeah, okay, sure, the

three hundred and twenty million dollars of who knows what
that could have done in this country, Uh, went right
to a thing that does absolutely nothing, Like yeah, and
this has to be like a terrible l for like
the military engineers who built this fucking thing or not.

Speaker 1 (11:45):
I don't know. Yeah, I don't know enough about Peers,
but it's not a not a great look.

Speaker 3 (11:52):
Yeah, I know about Peers, Morgan. Yeah, and my sucks,
so maybe this peer is also not great. But again,
this is just all this was all lip service during
the State of the Union because this was you know,
there's been a constant chorus of Joe Biden is doing
absolutely nothing or are nothing meaningful to help these people,

And that was the thing that all the pundits were like,
he's building a peer, he's taking it seriously. And it's
not only is it like not even operational at this point,
but even the aid that was delivered they can't even
confirm that any of it has actually reached Palestinians. So
I failed to see how this is a win in
any conceivable way. But yeah, let's continue.

Speaker 1 (12:35):
To appearance best having done something the appeer.

Speaker 3 (12:39):
Yeah. Well, and it's just a great metaphor for this
entire like absolute just diplomatic fuck up from the United
States is like you have you have, you have the
ability to do actually something that is tangible, and you're like,
what about a floppy pier that will break apart?

Speaker 1 (12:56):
They takers on this floppy pier. Nope. So there there's
new research on peanut allergies. This is a question that
has occurred to me as a parent. Is it seems
like there are more peanut allergies today than there was
when I was a kid. Back in the old days,
peanut butter sandwich fights and schools were oh yeah, common

as baseball and apple pie.

Speaker 2 (13:21):
Joe, I'm sure, isn't that anything Joe Biden said recently,
Probably we set peanut butter sandwich fights all the time.

Speaker 1 (13:27):
Jack, That's right. And I heard him because I thought
he was talking directly to me. But yeah, right now,
the US has what's been described as an epidemic of
peanut allergies. Between nineteen ninety seven and two thousand and eight,
the number of American children with a peanut allergy has triple,
and parents feeding children peanuts or peanut butter regularly between

the ages of four months old and five years old
is being touted as a potential like prevent it. Like
they they think the problem is essentially not getting enough
peanuts early enough.

Speaker 3 (14:02):
Right, I mean, as somebody who's got a little baby
and going into that phase of like eating solid foods,
and pediatricians like, yeah, man, you should, you should get
this stuff that has all these allergens in it to
introduce your child to them as quickly as possible to
help counteract that. And I was like, oh, it's it
was just because people were avoiding peanuts, because I remember
I remember one kid, Corey, who had a peanut allergy

at my school. It was one fucking kid I remember,
And like that's how rare it was to now, you know,
like at the daycare, and shit I go to they're like, yohen,
there's a peanut free fucking zone. Yes, Like we can't
even fuck around with things that you.

Speaker 1 (14:38):
Turn the corner to come here onto when you get
on the street, you better not even think about peanuts
or say the word peanut.

Speaker 2 (14:46):
It will get you fucked up out here.

Speaker 1 (14:47):
But yeah, so this new scientific study thinks that actually
introducing peanuts can reduce the rate of people suffering from
a peanut allergy by a staggering seventy one percent. So two,
but what's really good?

Speaker 2 (15:01):
Yeah, I was gonna say, Jack, what's really fucking going
on here?

Speaker 1 (15:03):
Yeah? So, where where are these coming from? Is it
all of the microplastics center scrotum entire possible impossible to
impossible to know one thing that one of the most
popular theories in America is of course, that it is
caused by vaccines, which I don't even understand, Like it's

not even first of all, like vaccines didn't start in
the last twenty thirty years, like vaccines have been around.
So there's this one book that is like it's called
the Peanut Allergy Epidemic. It's the cover is blood red.
There is a giant needle on the front cover image,
and uh, there is it. It's believed by Uh. I

don't know one of the people who's running for president,
r FK Junior. So uh. In the nineties, RFK Junior
started the Food Allergy Initiative because his son has a
peanut allergy and he was arguing that certain allergies were
caused by vaccines. He wrote a forward to the book
on the book theory that peanut oil is used in

vaccines and like that's what's causing It stems from two
New York Times articles from the nineteen sixties that noted
that peanut oil was being tested in flu vaccines.

Speaker 2 (16:26):
There it is, there it is, so we found it.

Speaker 1 (16:29):
Like the amount of fucking research these idiots are doing
to find this one reference to peanuts and vaccines. The
trials were immediate failures and no peanut oil based edge events,

which is like what they were testing it as in
flu vaccines were quote ever used in human vaccines. Ah shit,
but that's not that's what they want you to think. Yeah.
When the author of the book was pressed on this
point by Snopes for an article debunking the theory, she
had to admit that she had quote no evidence that

peanut oil had ever been used in childhood vacuums.

Speaker 3 (17:16):
Oh, that is such an l to have to say
that out loud. Then it's like, oh, then you're talking.

Speaker 1 (17:21):
Shit right, completely full of shit.

Speaker 2 (17:25):
God no, well there's other things too.

Speaker 3 (17:27):
This is a thing with these but I mean, like
I remember, like you know, you think about the whole
MMR vaccine that everyone was like, that's the thing that's
that's causing autism, is the MMR vaccine or whatever, and
that got debunked so hard, to the point that the
author himself.

Speaker 2 (17:41):
Was like, yeah, I was Look, I was working on
my own.

Speaker 3 (17:43):
Vaccine that I was trying to compete with, so I
had to talk some shit on the existing one to
get my name out there.

Speaker 2 (17:49):
And when you point that out to anti vaxxers they still.

Speaker 3 (17:51):
Like yeah, but you see, it's like it's such a
moving target that I'm sure that even these people when
the person who wrote the book out loud to be like,
there's actually no evidence to say that peanut oil was
ever used in human vaccines, it's gonna be like, yeah,
but you can, but you can imagine, right.

Speaker 1 (18:06):
This book is a novel, Okay, it's a cool to
see novel, But so the more compelling theories. Nobody knows
exactly why peanut allergies are going up, but more compelling
theory that is widely accepted is that the world's improved
sanitation basically leaves our It's kind of like the orca
theory that we talked about yesterday. Why workers are attacking

yachts is because there's like so much tuna in the
sea that they're like, they don't need to spend as
much time hunting tuna, so they're bored and just start
attacking yachts for fun. In this case, our immune system
like they're fewer germs because of increased cleanliness for your
immune system to fight off, and so it just is

like fu. Yeah, basically gets bored and starts attacking peanuts. Right.
I have a loose theory that ties in with one
of my overrated recent overrated oh because the thing that
has changed over the past twenty years is peanut butter
has gotten way shittier. That it's gone from being the

easy to spread kind to the stir kind. Yeah. Sure,
I'm just saying I ate way more peanut peanut butter
when I was a kid than my kid, it was
because yeah, because this shit is gloppy as fuck Galapagos
islands in there.

Speaker 3 (19:29):
Okay, so you're saying it, Okay, so the peanut it's
less appealing, less.

Speaker 1 (19:36):
Appealing peanut butter, less peanut butter consumption. I'm just saying
that is my conspiracy theory as to what's going on here.
I blame big stir peanut butter. Yeah.

Speaker 3 (19:49):
Well, the other theory that people say is because pediatric
experts were recommending giving kids less algins or avoiding food
allergens early in life, which is different because that someone
who just had.

Speaker 2 (20:00):
A kid recently. All I'm hearing from pediatrician is like.

Speaker 3 (20:03):
Give them, man, yeah, yeah, and introduce them to allergens
like real quick, like just as soon as you can,
like soy and all that other stuff, obviously in case
there isn't an allergy.

Speaker 2 (20:13):
That That was the fucking wildest part.

Speaker 3 (20:14):
I remember feeding the geist child some of this like
allergen filled stuff. He's like, hey, make sure you observe them, yeah,
because if there is an allergy, I'm like, what the fuck.
I don't want to have.

Speaker 2 (20:25):
To be like on top of shit. When I gave
him a little spoonful of oatmeal or some shit. Yeah,
that shit is scary, but he's okay.

Speaker 1 (20:33):
So yeah, I think that we need to just like
start smoking around our kids again. That seems to be
the smoke and not even watching them, just letting them
play in the street. Yeah.

Speaker 3 (20:44):
At our house we use cigarettes like incense. We're not
even smoking them. We like them and just leave them
around the house.

Speaker 1 (20:50):
Leave. Yeah.

Speaker 2 (20:51):
Yeah, what was that movie? Was it The Island?

Speaker 3 (20:54):
There's like, you know, it's like a Van Damn movie
where he had to like escape that like island and
he used a cigarette as a timer to see how
long he could hold his breath. There's like a there's
a scene where I think it's a Vandamn movie where
he's training to hold his breath because he has to
like swim underwater for a really long distance. So to train,
he lights a cigarette and leaves it and like his
progress is sort of determined by how much the.

Speaker 1 (21:15):
Salid how much is burnt down. Yeah, that's actually really
fun and cinematic for a Van Damn movie. I kind
of like that a lot. Yeah, very cool, very cool,
Van Damn. It's not gonna be the first time I
said that, And it's not gonna be the last. All right,
those are some of the things that are trending on
in the zeitgeist. It was double Team Rodman. Yeah, so

a cinematic classic, cinematic.

Speaker 2 (21:41):
Classic with Dennis Rodman.

Speaker 1 (21:43):
Absolutely wow. Remember that back tomorrow with the whole aast
episode of the show. Until then, be kind to each other,
be kind to yourselves. Get the vaccine, get listen to
these motherfuckers, Get all your vaccines, get all your flu shots.
Don't do nothing about white supremacy, and we will talk
you out tomorrow. Bye bye,

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