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In episode 434, Jack and Miles are joined by Lady to Lady podcast co-host Tess Barker to discuss Emmy nominations, Trump doubling down on his racism, Trump's connection to Jeffrey Epstein, what Julian Assange was up to at the Ecuadorian Embassy, Jeremy Renner dropping some Jeep ads, Bastille Day going hard, shows we thought we made up as kids, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Emmy Nominations 2019: See the Full List of Nominees for TV's Big Night

2. WATCH: Escape at Dannemora - "Don't Tell Anybody" - Benicio del Toro

3. Trump Absolutely Isn't Letting This Go

4. @kasie: Were the president's tweets racist? House Minority Leader McCarthy: "No."

5. JUST NOW: I asked @KellyannePolls, who’d just said @realDonaldTrump was not telling Omar/Tlaib/Pressley/AOC to go back to Somalia/Gaza/Puerto Rico/etc, which countries he was referring to. She responded by asking me where my ancestors came from, thereby confirming what he meant

6. Jeffrey Epstein Has a Fake Saudi Passport and a Safe Full of Cash and Diamonds, Prosecutors Say

7. Exclusive: Security reports reveal how Assange turned an embassy into a command post for election meddling

8. Spanish security company spied on Julian Assange’s meetings with lawyers

9. WATCH: Watch Trump praise WikiLeaks

10. Listen to 'Main Attraction', #JeremyRenner's new song in this #Jeep ad.

11. French inventor soars above Champs-Élysées on flyboard at Paris parade

12. WATCH: Jadu Heart - Harry Brompton's Ice Tea

In episode 433, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Matt Lieb to discuss the Chambong, Fox & Friends laughing at Trump's racists tweets, the Trump administration defending Trump's racism, Russian intel planting the Seth Rich conspiracy theory, Scarlett Johansson addressing the backlash against her, the backlash from a black woman playing 007, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. How to Use a Chambong

2. Fox and Friends hosts laugh about Trump’s tweets this am telling Reps. AOC, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib to “go back” to the "crime infested places from which they came"

3. Here's Marc Short, Pence's chief of staff, defending Trump's racist tweets this morning by claiming that he can't have had "racist motives" because Elaine Chao serves in his cabinet, and he's making the point that Ilhan Omar never says positive things about the U.S..

4. ‘I don’t think the president’s intent in any way is racist’: Pence’s Chief of Staff Marc Short defends Trump's tweets about four U.S. congresswomen.

5. Russian intel planted Seth Rich conspiracy theory: report

6. Scarlett Johansson addresses past backlash for playing roles based on trans characters and other minorities

7. Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007'

8. Lashana Lynch—a Black Woman—Is Taking Over as 007. It’s About Damn Time.

9. The black woman who will be the next 007: New James Bond film will feature British actress Lashana Lynch taking over the famous codename (but that doesn't stop legendary agent trying to seduce her)

10. Is Captain Marvel’s Lashana Lynch Playing The New James Bond?

11. Why the Latest Bond 25 Rumor Has the Internet Both Shaken and Stirred

12. 7 Insanely Dark James Bond Scenes They Hope You Forget

13. WATCH: Clams Casino - Bookfiend Ft. DOOM

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 90 (7/8/19-7/12/19.)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 89 (7/1/19-7/5/19.)

In this special 5th of July episode, Jack and Miles are joined by Super Producers Danl Goodman and Sophie Lichterman to talk what they personally find overrated and underrated. Happy 4th of July! 

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 88 (6/24/19-6/28/19.)

In episode 423, Jack and special guest host Sara June are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss the Taco Bell hotel selling out in two minutes, a new Subway ad, the Democratic debates, The Office leaving Netflix, cocaine being BACK, and more!

NOTE FROM SARA: I said on this podcast that Warren does not support Medicare for All, that is INCORRECT, she does and she also supports abolishing private insurance. My bad!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Reservations for Taco Bell’s hotel sell out in 2 minutes

2. got another capitalism greatest hit. i will give you one hundred thousand dollars if you can guess the brand by the end

3. First Democratic debate 2019: Live updates from Night Two

4. 'The Office': Why NBCUniversal Is Paying $500M to Pull the Hit From Netflix

5. ‘The Office’ to Stream Exclusively on NBCUniversal Service Beginning in 2021

6. Why Is Gen Z Obsessed with The Office?

7. Why The Office, Now One of Netflix’s Biggest Hits, Still Resonates With Audiences

8. Cocaine Is Back. Blame Technology for It.

9. WATCH: Chronixx: “Majesty” (Official Music Video)

In episode 422, Jack and special guest host super producer Nick Stumpf are joined by Creature Feature podcast host Katie Goldin to discuss the controversial name for Kim Kardashians new shape wear, Trump making a joke about McCain's death, Robert Mueller planning to testify before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees, Tucker Carlson agreeing with Elizabeth Warren's 'economic patriotism' plan, Charmin's Forever Roll toilet paper roll, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Kim Kardashian's Kimono lingerie line sparks Japanese anger

2. Trump’s bizarre attack on McCain lowlights raucous speech to evangelical group

3. Impeachment backers say Mueller's testimony could be a game-changer

4. Tucker Carlson: Elizabeth Warren's "Economic Patriotism" Plan "Sounds Like Donald Trump At His Best"

5. Millennials Are Finally Getting The Giant Roll Of Toilet Paper They Deserve

6. WATCH: Cate Le Bon - Home to You (Official Video)

In episode 421, Jack and special guest host Daniel Van Kirk are joined by Ridiculous History podcast's Noel Brown to discuss break dancing being provisionally approved for Paris 2024, the media 'Trump slump,' rape accusations against Trump going unnoticed, Trump's verbal attack on Iran, NCAA refusing to pay their athletes, Lee Elementary creating a Lee-off, best ice cream shops per state, the hottest tattoo's on men with super producer Anna Hossnieh, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. BREAKING APPROVED AS ONE OF FOUR PROVISIONAL SPORTS FOR PARIS 2024

2. "Trump slump" hits big media

3. Hideous Men Donald Trump assaulted me in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room 23 years ago. But he’s not alone on the list of awful men in my life.

4. Trump says attack by Iran on anything American will be met with 'obliteration'

5. WATCH: Shabazz Napier: "Some nights I go to bed starving"

6. California Schools Face Potential NCAA Ban If Compensation Bill Passes

7. Bruce Lee Elementary? Twitter weighs in on plan to rename Robert E. Lee schools

8. The Best Ice Cream Shop in Every State

9. The ‘Euphoria’ Teenagers Are Wild. But Most Real Teenagers Are Tame.

10. The 34 Kinds Of Tattoos That Look Insanely Hot On Guys

11. WATCH: Tierra Whack - Toe Jam

In episode 420, Jack and special guest host Sara June are joined by comedian drag queen and Ghosted podcast host Roz Drezfalez to discuss how Oregon has way too much weed, Warner Bro's Media hiring a female CEO, the US military thinking we can win a nuclear win, Pete Buttigieg facing criticism from his own town, mystery investors buying out California's newspapers, 7-Eleven starting to deliver slurpees, Sylvestor Stallone charging fans for selfies, the sexual politics of Toy Story 4, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Oregon has too much cannabis. Two laws may help the state manage its surplus

2. Ann Sarnoff Named Warner Bros. CEO in Surprise Pick

3. Warner Bros. On ‘Precipice of Change’ as Studio Preps for WarnerMedia Boot Camp

4. Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine

5. Buttigieg criticized at emotional town hall after shooting

6. Frustration, confusion as Bakersfield Californian faces layoffs and new ownership

7. Who are the mystery investors buying some of California’s last family-owned newspapers?

8. 7-Eleven Slurpee delivery service now reaches beaches and parks

9. Sylvester Stallone charging fans $1550 for a selfie

10. Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Dominates With $118 Million Debut

11. Disney announces that Woody will be “openly bisexual” in Toy Story 4

12. WATCH: "Toy Story 4" Transgender Character Exposed

13. Everything You Need to Know About Forky, the Neurotic Breakout Star of 'Toy Story 4'

14. WATCH: Habibi Funk // حبيبي فنك : Al Massrieen - Mafatshe Leh (Egypt, 1980)