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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.

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.

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United States

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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.

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English


Episodes

Ivanka Trump Come On Down, DARPA But For Cancer? 1.24.22

1/24/2022
In episode 1069, Jack and Miles are joined by superfan and podcaster Kristi Yamaguccimane to discuss Trump Financial Investigation: No Surprises, Speaking of Trumps…Jan 6 Committee needs Ivanka to do some ‘splainin, Meanwhile in Florida…they’re passing a bill to outlaw white people from hurt feelings…, Remember How Biden Was Going to Cure Cancer? and more! Trump Financial Investigation: No Surprises New York AG says Trump’s company misled banks, tax officials Speaking of Trumps…Jan 6...

Duration:01:18:24

Weekly Zeitgeist 209 (Best of 1/18/22-1/21/22)

1/23/2022
The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's Season 209 (1/18/22-1/21/22) Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:01:21:46

I Write Trends Not Tragedies 1/21: Louie Anderson, Meatloaf, Adele, Bill Hader, Jon Voight, Tom Hanks, Peloton

1/21/2022
In this edition of I Write Trends Not Tragedies, Jack and Miles discuss the passing of Louis Anderson AND Meatloaf, Adele postponing her entire Las Vegas residency, Bill Hader and Anna Kendrick secretly dating, Jon Voight likening Trump to Lincoln, the Tom Hanks\Biden video, and Peloton halting production of its bikes/treadmills. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:26:19

Filibusted! Dream Super Bowl HT Shows 1.21.22

1/21/2022
In episode 1068, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Brian Bahe to discuss FILIBUSTED…now what?, This Is The Most Excited I’ve Been for a Halftime Show, Lay’s Superbowl Promotions are Creepy/Full of Deception and more! This Is The Most Excited I’ve Been for a Halftime Show Lay’s Superbowl Promotions are Creepy/Full of Deception LAY’S SUPER BOWL AD TEASER WITH SETH ROGEN HAS ME SO CONFUSED — AND A LITTLE CREEPED OUT Lay's Grew Potatoes with Dirt from 29 NFL Stadiums and Turned Them into...

Duration:01:16:21

Comic Book Zeit 1/20: 'West Elm Caleb', The Batman, Havana Syndrome, Mitch McConnell, Wharton, M&M's

1/20/2022
In this edition of Comic Book Zeit, Jack and Miles discuss 'West Elm Caleb', 'The Batman' being 3hrs long, the CIA's Havana Syndrome findings, Mitch McConnell saying Black people vote just as much as 'Americans', Wharton Students not having a clue how much normal people earn, M&M characters getting a 'modern' makeover. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:30:30

Crypto Bros Dune It Wrong, The End Of Presidential Debates 1.20.22

1/20/2022
In episode 1067, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and host of Creature Feature Katie Goldin to discuss It’s that the debates are biased!, Trump Investigation: No Surprises, Chamber of Commerce doesn’t care about voting rights, it’s about protecting capital, Big Picture Gains for the Good Guys? Or MSM Still Misunderstanding Dynamics of Leftism / Populism / Democrats?, The “Crypto Bros Spending 3 Million on a Dune Book” Saga is Somehow More Entertaining Than Dune and more! N.Y. Attorney...

Duration:01:18:20

Zeit Up Your Life 1/19: Starbucks, Russia, 2022 Sequels, Kathy Griffin, NBA

1/19/2022
In this edition of Zeit Up Your Life, Jack and Miles discuss Starbucks scrapping their vaccine mandate, Russia's troop build-up at Ukraine's borders, Michael Mann's sequel novel 'Heat 2', 'Scream 5' topping the box office, 'Avatar 2' coming to theaters in December, Kathy Griffin begging to return from Cancelvania, and NBA news Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:28:06

Trumpism Without Trump? Yellowjackets Theories! 1.19.22

1/19/2022
In episode 1066, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Ever Mainard to discuss Jack’s prayers kind of answered with new ITV doc…also Ghislaine ready to talk?, Thought experiment - Does Trumpism continue without Trump?, Anna’s Streaming Corner: Yellowjackets and more! Jack’s prayers kind of answered with new ITV doc… Also Ghislaine ready to talk? Thought experiment - Does Trumpism continue without Trump? Who Is King of Florida? Tensions Rise Between Trump and a Former Acolyte. Listen: Autumn...

Duration:01:29:53

Cheer - SeasTrend Two 1/18: USPS, Carhart, Daniel Radcliffe, Activision, Neil Gorsuch

1/18/2022
In this edition of Cheer: SeasTrend 2, Jack and Miles discuss the USPS taking orders for free covid tests, Carhart requiring workers to get vaxx'd, Daniel Radcliffe playing Weird Al in "Weird: the Al Yankovic Story", Microsoft acquiring Activision/Blizzard, and Cheif Justice Neil Gorsuch refusing to wear a mask Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:28:08

Democrats: A Failed Center Right Party, Royal Guilty Pleasure 1.18.22

1/18/2022
In episode 1065, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and writer Ellory Smith to discuss Oh cool, DOJ actually went after the Oathkeepers, Video Game Console Trackers are Helping People Find Covid Tests Better Than the Government, The Queen’s Guilty Pleasure Is My Pet Peeve: Guilty Pleasures That Wouldn’t Make Me Feel Guilty, The Scream Franchise Has Always Been Political and more! Oh cool, DOJ actually went after the Oathkeepers What Is Going On at Yale Law School? Video Game Console...

Duration:01:08:39

MichiTrend 1/14: James Bond, Figment, Britney Spears, Voting Rights, Joe Rogan

1/14/2022
In this edition of MichiTrend, Jack and Miles discuss who the next Bond should be, the 7 hour line for the Figment popcorn bucket, Britney vs. Jamie Lynn, the (lack of a) Voting Rights bill, Kanye vs. Pete Davidson, and hundreds of medical experts declaring Joe Rogan a menace to public health Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:27:30

One Prince Andrew Doc Please, Team Trump Assembling 1.14.22

1/14/2022
In episode 1064, Jack and Miles are joined by poet and podcaster Chelsey Weber-Smith to discuss Something something voting rights something something not enough votes, McConnell vs Trump, Someone Needs to Start Making a Prince Andrew Documentary Right Now, New Havana Syndrome Cases In Paris and Geneva, SoS Blinken Throwing Up Hands and more! Something something voting rights something something not enough votes McConnell vs Trump Someone Needs to Start Making a Prince Andrew Documentary...

Duration:01:05:44

Zeit Inch Nails 1/13: Supreme Court, Viagra, Texans, Jason Momoa, Kanye West, MGK

1/13/2022
In this edition of Zeit Inch Nails, Jack and Super Producer Becca discuss the Supreme Court blocking the vaccine mandate, alternative uses for Viagra, Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet splitting up, Kanye West punching a fan, and MGK and Megan Fox getting engaged. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:27:55

Trump Can’t Handle The Truth, NFT The Restaurant? 1.13.22

1/13/2022
In episode 1063, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Steven Wilber to discuss Reminder - Trump and co can not stand being scrutinized over election fraud claims, Prince Andrew Going to Trial?, No, I do not like the idea of an NFT restaurant, yet here we are, The Oscars Will Once Again Have a Host and more! Reminder - Trump and co can not stand being scrutinized over election fraud claims Prince Andrew Going to Trial? The Oscars Will Once Again Have a Host Audiences for award shows are in...

Duration:01:14:41

The Zeithouse 1/12: Spironolactone, Matt Gaetz, Boris Johnson, The Batman, Biden, 'Cheer'

1/12/2022
In this edition of The Zeithouse, Jack and Miles discuss anti-vaxxers force-femming themselves, Matt Gaetz's ex-GF testifying in court, Lula da Silva running for president of Brazil, Boris Johnson's BYOB parties, Batfans being pissed the new Batman movie is PG-13, Biden's approval rating dipping, and the trailer for 'Cheer' S2 Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:24:27

Drink Pee or Die! Very Peri > Gen Z Yellow 1.12.22

1/12/2022
In episode 1062, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, actor, podcaster and host of Natch Beaut Jackie Johnson to discuss The Vaccine Police guy has a way to unfuck yourself from the COVID…, Speaking of vaccinations…Quebec launches genius plan to increase rates, Pink And Gen Z Yellow Give Way To Something Something Purple...? and more! The Vaccine Police guy has a way to unfuck yourself from the COVID… Speaking of vaccinations…Quebec launches genius plan to increase rates Pink And Gen Z...

Duration:01:13:01

Tale As Old As Zeit 1/11: Rachel Maddow, Maya Angelou, Kool Moe Dee, Reese Witherspoon, Brooklyn Walkout, United Airlines

1/11/2022
In this edition of Tale As Old As Zeit, Jack and Miles discuss Rachel Maddow being too SCARED to debate Madison Cawthorn, Maya Angelou being the first Black woman featured on the US quarter, Kool Moe Dee's rapper report card, Reese Witherspoon's predictions for the future of the metaverse, the Brooklyn student walkout, and United reporting no COVID deaths after vaccine mandate. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:28:50

Girl Scout Cookie Conspiracy, Florida Lies People Dies 1.11.22

1/11/2022
In episode 1061, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Teresa Lee to discuss WHY ISN’T BIDEN DOING ANYTHING ABOUT MANDATES? Because corporations, fool, Florida Low Death Rate Stories Continue to Persist Even Though We Know How They’re Hacking the System, Girl Scout Cookie Season Is Here, And It’s Different Depending Where You Live and more! WHY ISN’T BIDEN DOING ANYTHING ABOUT MANDATES? Because corporations, fool Flight Attendants: Vax Mandate Could ‘Save Someone’ From Mask-Mad Passengers...

Duration:01:06:44

Trendowjackets 1/10: Robert Durst, Yellowjackets, NBA, Clay Aiken, Sen. Scott Baldwin, The Golden Globes

1/10/2022
In this edition of Trendowjackets, Jack and Miles discuss beloved public figures Robert Durst AND Bob Saget passing away, the new show 'Yellowjackets', NBA news, Clay Aiken running for congress, Sen. Scott Baldwin saying teachers should be 'impartial' when teaching about Nazis, and the Golden Globes happening. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com

Duration:00:24:28

Cruz Crosses The Cult, 2022 According To Old Movies 1.10.22

1/10/2022
In episode 1060, Jack and Miles are joined by co-hosts of the Was I In A Cult? podcast Tyler Measom and Liz Iacuzzi to discuss Ted Cruz - Texas’ Human Invertebrate, What 2022 Will Bring According to Movies (Hello, Cannibalism) and more! Ted Cruz - Texas’ Human Invertebrate What 2022 Will Bring According to Movies (Hello, Cannibalism) Decades ago, movies imagined a futuristic 2022 Unhappy new year: what can we learn from movies set in 2022? Follow: @wasiinacult @tylermeasom @theiacuzzi...

Duration:01:12:51