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.

Team Trump Is A Mess, Affleck Bender Over 8.24.18

August 24, 201872 min
In episode 219, Jack and guest host super producer Anna Hossnieh are joined by comedian Riley Silverman to discuss Trump's Fox & Friends interview, Jeff Sessions clapping back at Trump, David Pecker flipping on Trump, Lanny Davis asking the American people to fund the truth out of Michael Cohen, how Fox News struggling to understand why we need to raise the minimum wage, the most sexist states in America, Saudi Arabia not standing up to their new 'progressive' ways, a feminism camp for men, a google trend skim, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. EXCLUSIVE: President @realDonaldTrump on if he knew about the Cohen payments. See more from his interview with @ainsleyearhardt tomorrow 6-9amET.2. ‘Fox & Friends’ nails Trump interview — by shutting up3. The 36 most outrageous lines in Donald Trump's Fox News interview4. Sessions hits back at Trump: DOJ won't be 'improperly influenced'5. Jeff Sessions fires back at Trump: DOJ won't 'be improperly influenced' by politics6. David Pecker, CEO of National Enquirer Publisher, Granted Immunity in Michael Cohen Case7. Lanny Davis: No dispute that Trump committed a crime8. Michael Cohen Truth Fund9. Rational Security Podcast10. Fox News host: People who earn the minimum wage "don't plan on raising a family" so we should keep it low11. The most sexist places in America12. My Woke Hot American Summer: 72 Hours at Male Feminism Camp13. Saudi Arabia, which has been calling out Canada over women's rights, may soon behead a female activist for the first time14. Why Jennifer Garner Took Ben Affleck to Rehab: 'It Was a Crisis Situation'15. The Big Bang Theory ending because Jim Parsons was ready to leave16. What we learned from Ohio State's investigation into Urban Meyer, Zach Smith17. Watch this amazing performance by The Korean Taekwondo Team! 18. WATCH: SSION - "Earthquake" (Official Video)Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit