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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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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

iPhone Fixes Ducked Up Autocorrect, Trump Meteorology 06.07.23

6/7/2023
In episode 1497, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, Marcella Arguello, to discuss… Based On This Truth Social Meltdown Another Indictment Is Coming For Trump, Pence Files Paperwork to Run in 2024, Shaggy “EVERYONE MISUNDERSTOOD THE MEANING OF IT WASN’T ME!!!” (cries), iPhone Autocorrect Will Finally Let People Say “F*ck” and more! Pence Files Paperwork to Run in 2024Shaggy “EVERYONE MISUNDERSTOOD THE MEANING OF IT WASN’T ME!!!” (cries)iPhone Autocorrect Will Finally Let People Say “F*ck”Why the iPhone won't let you ducking swear LISTEN: The Party by Portraits of Tracy See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:03:42

Apple VisTrend Show 6/6: Vision Pro, PETA, LIV Golf, NYPD, Grimmace

6/6/2023
In this edition of Apple VisTrend Show, Jack and Miles discuss Apple's new Vision Pro mixed reality headset, Pete Davidson vs. PETA, the PGA Tour agreeing to merge with Saudi-backed LIV Golf, the NYPD's pride month cars, and the triumphant return of Grimmace! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:58

Talking Aliens With An Astrophysicist, Front Door Nudity With a Delivery Driver 06.06.23

6/6/2023
In episode 1496, Jack and Miles are joined by theoretical physicist, Avi Loeb, to discuss Aliens/UAPs..., A Cocaine Bald Eagle Story, Zeitgang Listener Interview and more! LISTEN: DO 4 LOVE (Black Coffee Remix) by Snoh Aalegra See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:51

The WeekTrend Round-Up 6/5: Mark Zuckerberg, Brownsville, Apple, TikTok, RICO, Chris Licht, NASA

6/5/2023
In this edition of The WeekTrend Round-Up, Jack and Miles discuss Zuckerberg getting choked out at his first BJJ tournament, Brownsville experimenting with no cops, Apple's new AR goggles, the latest TikTok trends and slang, Trump possibly getting hit with a RICO, Chris Licht's Atlantic profile, and NASA's UAP panel: "Yeah, there's orbs everywhere"! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:48:09

Weekly Zeitgeist 277 (Best of 5/30/23-6/2/23)

6/4/2023
The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's season 289 (5/30/23-6/2/23) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:53:05

Prez BidTrend Fell Down 6/1: Hell Pizza, Kim Cattral, Joe Biden, Sen. Markwayne Mullen, AI Drone, Supreme Court

6/3/2023
In this edition of Prez BidTrend Fell Down, Miles and super producer Becca discuss Hell Pizza in NZ, Kim Cattral's triumphant return to 'And Just Like That', Joe Biden falling down, Sen. Markwayne Mullen's inability to cope with reality, an AI drone gone wild, and the Supreme Court limiting workers rights to strike! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:07

Shady Butterflies, Saddest Grift Yet? 06.02.23

6/2/2023
In episode 1495, Miles and guest co-host DJ Danl Goodman are joined by comedian, Jacquis Neal, to discuss… Anti-LGBTQ Pitcher Gets Booed By His Own Team’s Fans, Oh No Way, There Are Recordings of Trump Talking About How He Stole Documents and Can't Really Share Them--This Probably Means Nothing…, Investing Thousands In “Trump Bucks” Was A Bad Idea It Seems, Highly Irrational Fears and more! Anti-LGBTQ Pitcher Gets Booed By His Own Team’s FansBlue Jays pitcher Anthony Bass slams United Airlines after flight attendant allegedly made pregnant wife pick up popcorn spillBlue Jays pitcher upset after flight attendant made pregnant wife clean up kids’ popcorn spill. Twitter wasn’t sympatheticToronto Blue Jay's Player Deletes Social Media Account After Brutal Trolling By FansBlue Jays' Anthony Bass criticized for sharing anti-LGBTQ2S+ video onlineBlue Jays Pitcher Anthony Bass Apologizes Over Transphobic Boycott PostThe Jays have to get rid of Anthony Bass. How many strikes does it take?Investing Thousands In “Trump Bucks” Was A Bad Idea, It SeemsTrump Institute Offered Get-Rich Schemes With Plagiarized LessonsBehind the collapse of the "recession-proof" Trump NetworkOf Course Trump and His Adult Kids Hawked Get-Rich-Quick Schemes to Poor People'Trump Bucks' retailers' websites taken down, days after being exposed for selling bogus currencyHighly Irrational Fears LISTEN: Antwigadee's! Boiler Room Set See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:59:39

MJGMB #62: Denver's Dominance vs. Miami's Indomitable Will with T.J. McBride

6/1/2023
Miles and Jack were pleased to be joined by longtime Denver Nuggets beat writer T.J. McBride on the latest episode. The trio wrapped up the thrilling ECF, discussed the NBA Finals matchups and plenty more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:40:56

Taylor Swift Induced Amnesia, New Doomed 2024 Candidate Just Dropped 06.01.23

6/1/2023
In episode 1494, Jack and Miles are joined by journalist and co-host of Silenced: The Radio Murders, Oz Woloshyn, to discuss… GOP BIG MAD At Kevin McCarthy For Dancing With The Devil, Taylor Swift Concerts Causing Mass Amnesia... Apparently, Chris Christie Is Set To Announce (Doomed) Presidential Run and more! GOP BIG MAD At Kevin McCarthy For Dancing With The Devil (Clip)Taylor Swift Concerts Causing Mass Amnesia... ApparentlyWhy You Can't Remember That Taylor Swift Concert All Too WellPost-Concert Amnesia Is Not AmnesiaChris Christie Is Set To Announce (Doomed) Presidential RunChristie readies presidential bid facing historically low marks among Republicans‘I’m not a paid assassin’: Inside Chris Christie’s 2024 decisionChris Christie: Attorney General in a DeSantis Presidential Administration?Scoop: Chris Christie to announce GOP presidential campaign next week LISTEN: Rest by qoru See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:50

Trendall Roy 5/31: Boycott Target, Al Pacino, Phone Dreams, Twitter, Lost

5/31/2023
In this edition of Trendall Roy, Jack and Miles discuss Forgiato Blow's new single "Boycott Target", Al Pacino (not to be outdone by Robert DeNiro) having a baby at 83, cellphones being mysteriously absent from dreams, Twitter being worth WAY less than Elon payed for it, and the racist work environment engendered by Damon Lindelof on Lost! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:16

Austerity Hilarity, (Parking) Lots To Lose 05.31.2023

5/31/2023
In episode 1493, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Kyle Ayers to discuss...Republicans successfully holding the global economy hostage, cities around the world eliminating parking spots, Pedro Pascal being too friendly, and much more! 1. In the Debt Ceiling Standoff, the Democrats Are Letting Themselves Get Pantsed by the GOP (jacobin.com) 2. Lots to lose: how cities around the world are eliminating car parks | Cities | The Guardian 3. Fans Gave Pedro Pascal an Infection Recreating GoT Scene (people.com) LISTEN: Let Go - Kyle McEvoy Hit us up @TheDailyZeitgeist on Twitter See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:31

Travel Trends 5/30: FloRida, Roman Shirt, Casey DeSantis, Skiplagging, Bedrotting, The Little Mermaid

5/30/2023
In this edition of Travel Trends, Miles and super producer Becca discuss FloRida's new rates, Roman's Walmart shirt from the Succession finale, Casey DeSantis' weird Disney princess fits, the skiplagging phenomenon, the Bedrotting self care trend, and the release of The Little Mermaid! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:27

The Dystopia Block! The Mythical Reasonable Republican 05.30.23

5/30/2023
In episode 1492, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and host of, City Cast Boise, Emma Arnold, to discuss… The Dystopia Block!: Neuralink Gets FDA Approval For Human Tests (According to Neuralink), Texas’ Newest Solution to School Shootings: Winnie the Pooh, Arizona’s Unhinged Covid Hearings Explained, The Hope Block!: Somehow Data From Medical Professionals Sways Republican? And more! Neuralink Gets FDA Approval For Human Tests (According to Neuralink)Elon Musk’s Neuralink says it has FDA approval for human trials: What to knowU.S. regulators rejected Elon Musk’s bid to test brain chips in humans, citing safety risksElon Musk unveils Neuralink’s plans for brain-reading ‘threads’ and a robot to insert themTexas’ Newest Solution to School Shootings: Winnie the PoohArizona’s Unhinged Covid Hearings ExplainedA kooky COVID hearing? Of course, it's happening in ArizonaArizona Republicans Embrace QAnon With Quack Covid HearingRepublicans 'investigating' Arizona's COVID-19 response will conveniently ignore the deadArizona had the highest COVID-19 death rate in U.S.Somehow Data From Medical Professionals Sways Republican? LISTEN: Take Off Everything (nimino remix) by Dwells See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:02:09

Weekly Zeitgeist 276 (Best of 5/22/23-5/26/23)

5/28/2023
The weekly round-up of the best moments from DZ's season 288 (5/22/23-5/26/23) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:58

The SuccessTrend Finale 5/26: Succession, Lighthouses, Mar-A-Lago, Ron DeSantis, John Wick 5, Great White Shark

5/26/2023
In this edition of , Jack and Miles discuss the final episode of Succession, the great American lighthouse sell-off, Trump workers at Mar-a-Lago moving classified documents ahead of the FBI's raid, DeSantis' bill to grant immunity to reckless spaceflight companies, John Wick 5 being in development, and the Great White Shark population bouncing back! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:53

Twitter PWNED Ron DeSantis, Chaos Candidate Crofton 05.26.23

5/26/2023
In episode 1491, Miles and guest co-host Blake Wexler are joined by comedian and host of Cold Brew Got Me Like, Chris Crofton, to discuss… DeSantis’ Twitter Event Was a Predictable Disaster, The Barbie Movie Finally Gives People What They Want: Aqua’s Barbie Girl and more! DeSantis’ Twitter Event Was a Predictable DisasterRon DeSantis gambled on Elon Musk and went bustThe Barbie Movie Finally Gives People What They Want: Aqua’s Barbie GirlBarbie Movie Trailer Fan Edit Adds Iconic Aqua Song and It's Fantastic‘Barbie Girl’ Turns 25: Aqua Opens Up on Song’s Legacy and Absence From MovieMattel Sues Aqua Over “Barbie Girl”‘People Probably Want to Kill Us’: The Oral History of Aqua’s ‘Barbie Girl’Mattel Loses ‘Barbie Girl’ LawsuitJustices Refuse to Hear Mattel’s ‘Barbie Girl’ Lament LISTEN: Rock Steady (Alternate Mix - Young, Gifted and Black Outtake) by Aretha Franklin See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:08:05

Raw Dog by Jamie LofTrend 5/25: Oathkeepers, Elon Musk, Diane Feinstein, MoviePass, Black Wolf, Top Hip-Hop Beats

5/25/2023
In this edition of Raw Dog by Jamie LofTrend, Jack and Miles discuss the Oathkeepers founder being sentenced to 18 years in prison for sedition, Elon Musk dancing like no one is watching, the majority of Californians thinking Diane Feinstein is unfit to serve, the re-re-resurrection of MoviePass, the baffling ridesharing app Black Wolf, and Spotify's horribly misguided Top 50 Hip Hop Beats list! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:11

MJGMB #61: Jokic The Destroyer and Heat Culture with Izzy Gutierrez

5/25/2023
Miles and Jack were honored to be joined by ESPN NBA reporter Izzy Gutierrez on today's episode. Izzy broke down Coach Spoelstra's excellence and Jimmy's brilliance in the postseason before the trio gave all the appropriate flowers to Jokic and the incredible season his Nuggets have provided! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:45:34

WE STAND WITH ORCAS, GOP’s Unpopular Populism 05.25.23

5/25/2023
In episode 1490, Jack and Miles are joined by host of Black People Love Paramore, Sequoia Holmes, to discuss... Nikki Haley’s Transphobia Not Poppin Off in New Hampshire, But People Are Pushing Back On This Wave of Hate, Orcas Are Sinking Boats off Portugal In Unprecedented Coordinated Attacks and more! Nikki Haley’s Transphobia Not Poppin Off in New Hampshire (Clip)But People Are Pushing Back On This Wave of HateTarget becomes latest company to suffer backlash for LGBTQ+ support, pulls some Pride month clothingOrcas Are Sinking Boats off Portugal In Unprecedented Coordinated AttacksFirst orca found washed up on coast of Britain in 20 years as scientists say it had plastic in its stomachFive dead after boat ‘flipped over by large whale’ LISTEN: Bluff by Yunè Pinku See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:52

Trendrything Shower 5/24: Everything Showers, Tina Turner, Tri-generational Blood Exchange, DeSantis, Shakira, Tom Cruise

5/24/2023
In this edition of Trendrything Shower, Jack and Miles discuss Everything Showers, the passing of the legendary Tina Turner, a 45 y/o tech vampire and his "Tri-generational blood exchange", DeSantis announcing his presidential bid, and Shakira curving Tom Cruise and following @JimmyButler! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:20:17