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In episode 234, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Wayne Federman to discuss Tom Arnold's fight with Mark Burnett, Senators on both sides delaying the vote on Kavanaugh because of the recent discovery, Trump's war against women, Roger Stone's associate Randy Credico, a new study that finds four distinct personality 'types,' Mark Wahlberg's morning schedule, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Tom Arnold and Mark Burnett in Physical Altercation at Evening Before Emmy Party2. LAPD on Tom Arnold-Mark Burnett Dispute: ‘No Police Report Filed’3. 'The Hunt for the Trump Tapes With Tom Arnold' takes aim at 'Apprentice' producer Mark Burnett4. Trump’s Apprentice Producer Once Did Business With Putin5. 'Bible' Producers Cut Satan Scenes From 'Son of God' Following Obama Controversy (Video)6. Kavanaugh, accuser say they’re ready to testify, but how?7. Dianne Feinstein Refers a Kavanaugh Matter to Federal Investigators8. California professor, writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation of sexual assault9. Brett Kavanaugh’s High School Friend Isn’t Helping the Nominee’s Case10. Kellyanne Conway: Accuser should not be ignored11. The Ezra Klein Show: Martha C. Nussbaum on how fear deforms our politics12. Roger Stone associate Randy Credico meets with Mueller grand jury in Russia probe13. Roger Stone to Associate: “Prepare to Die”14. Mueller’s Office Will Grill Him About Roger Stone. He Will Respond With Comedy.15. Study: people tend to cluster into four distinct personality “types”16. Mark Wahlberg wakes up at 2:30 a.m. to start his day with a workout 17. WATCH: Dirty Art Club - Queen Persephone

Flu Shot Ya? America’s Strongest Brands 9.17.18

In episode 233, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Natch Beaut Podcast host Jackie Johnson to discuss Drake's new girlfriend, Nike stock booming, Paul Manafort's decision to take a plea deal, Andrew Cuomo beating Cynthia Nixon in the New York primaries, why you should get your flu shot, new theories about how Russia is behind the Cuba 'attacks,' how booze industry heirs are investing in marijuana, the new strongest brands poll, bloidwatch, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Bella Harris, Drake’s New 18-Year Old Girlfriend2. Nike stock closes at all-time high in aftermath of Colin Kaepernick ad campaign3. Judge: Manafort agreed to cooperate 'fully and truthfully' with Mueller4. Andrew Cuomo Won, But He’s Living in Cynthia Nixon’s World5. Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine6. The Case of the Sick Americans in Cuba Gets Stranger7. The Sound and the Fury: Inside the Mystery of the Havana Embassy8. Beer Makers Are Drunk on Marijuana's Potential9. The Harris Poll Announces This Year’s Brands of the Year in the 2018 EquiTrend® Study10. WATCH: The Internet - Dontcha

Weekly Zeitgeist 41 (Best of 9/10/18-9/14/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 48 (9/10/18-9/14/18.)

Wine Not? McHostile Work Environment With Cheese 9.14.18

In episode 232, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Amanda Salvatore to discuss a wine glass holder for your shower, how the Department of Homeland Security transferred millions from the Coast Guard to ICE, Trump continuing to deny the real death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, updates on whether or not Brett Kavanaugh will be confirmed, Facebook allowing conservative sites to fact check them, sexual harassment complaints at McDonalds, the recasting of Henry Cavill, Conan O'Brien's 25th anniversary, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. SIPSKI Shower Wine Glass Holder2. DHS transferred $169 million from other programs to ICE for migrant detention3. Trump Denies Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Death Toll, Accuses Democrats of Making It Up4. Media’s coverage of Trump’s Puerto Rico conspiracy theory was a failure5. Feinstein Turned Over A Mysterious Letter About Brett Kavanaugh To The FBI6. Committee Vote On Kavanaugh Delayed Until Next Week7. Baseball tickets? Gambling debts? Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh answers Democrats' queries8. Facebook uses The Weekly Standard to fact-check9. Can Mark Zuckerberg Fix Facebook Before It Breaks Democracy?10. 10 Female Workers Have Filed Sexual Harassment Complaints Against McDonald’s11. McDonald’s workers set to strike over sexual harassment12. McDonald's Workers Detail Horrifying Sexual Harassment13. The Labor Ruling McDonald's Has Been Dreading Just Became A Reality14. 'Try again': McDonald's women's day stunt criticized as hollow gesture15. Henry Cavill is reportedly out as DC’s Superman16. CONAN O'BRIEN'S MASSIVE LATE NIGHT ARCHIVE WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE ONLINE17. WATCH: MF DOOM - Madvillain - Accordion

Grift-eth Paltrow, Disaster Dogwhistles 9.13.18

In episode 231, Jack and Miles are joined by Culture King podcast's co-host Edgar Momplaisir to discuss Hurricane Florence updates, the Trump Administration's transferring al to of money from FEMA to ICE to detain immigrants, Paul Manafort's possible plea deals, new Trump documentaries coming out soon, Norm MacDonald's thoughts on Louis CK and Roseanne, comparisons between Trump and Gwyneth Paltrow and her wellness site Goop, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Hurricane Florence Live Updates: 3 Million Could Lose Power When Storm Hits2. Trump Administration Transferred $9.8 Million From FEMA To ICE3. Manafort in talks with prosecutors about possible plea, according to people familiar with the discussions4. What’s the Deal With All the New Trump Documentaries?5. Michael Moore Thinks That Gwen Stefani is the Reason Why Trump Ran For Office6. Sundance Film Review: ‘Our New President’7. WATCH: Our New President Trailer8. Norm Macdonald Won’t Go Pundit on His Netflix Talk Show9. No, Gwyneth Paltrow, women should not put jade eggs in their vaginas, gynecologist says10. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop touted the ‘benefits’ of putting a jade egg in your vagina. Now it must pay.11. Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop pays $145,000 in vaginal egg lawsuit12. Is Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop pseudoscience winning?13. Wearable Stickers that Promote Healing (Really!)14. NASA Calls Bullshit on Goop's $120 'Bio-Frequency Healing' Sticker Packs [Updated]15. What Donald Trump and Gwyneth Paltrow have in common16. Gwyneth Paltrow Thinks the Election Result Is ‘Exciting’17. WATCH: KELELA -The High

There You Are Lady Gaga; Wait, Ted Cruz … Sucks? 9.12.13

In episode 230, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Yusef Roach to discuss the new Apple iPhone releases, Cynthia Nixon's bagel of choice, the killing of Botham Jean, midterm updates with Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke, the passing of Mac Miller, Hurricane Florence's path, Lady Gaga's break out moment in the A Star Is Born trailer, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. iPhone 2018 launch: new products to expect from Apple2. Stop crapping on Cynthia Nixon—lox and capers on a cinnamon-raisin bagel tastes just fine3. We Tried Cynthia Nixon’s Controversial Bagel Order and Here’s the Professional Review4. Andrew Cuomo Isn't Going to Be Caught DEAD Riding the Subway With You Peasants5. Officer who shot man says she mistakenly entered his apartment. His family doesn’t believe it.6. 2018 Senate Race Ratings7. The Tragic Death of Mac Miller, a Musician Who Never Stopped Evolving8. Category 4 Hurricane Florence drawing closer to Carolinas and threatens ‘catastrophic’ flooding9. WATCH: A STAR IS BORN - Official Trailer10. WATCH: G YAMAZAWA - "NORTH CACK" (feat. Joshua Gunn, Kane Smego) [OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO]

John Legend EGOT, Les Moonves HE GONE 9.11.18

In episode 229, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Culture King's host Jacquis Neal to discuss Hurricane Florence, Les Moonves exiting CBS and his work to destroy Janet Jackson's career, a look at the effects of 9/11, the US Open Final with Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, the woman who dips her chicken wings into her soda, John Legend joining the EGOT club, Colin Kaepernick boosting Nike's sales, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. Hurricane Florence, now a Category 4 storm, on track to hit East Coast2. As Leslie Moonves Negotiates His Exit from CBS, Six Women Raise New Assault and Harassment Claims3. Les Moonves Reportedly Tried to Sabotage Janet Jackson’s Career After Super Bowl ‘Nip Slip’4. In 2008, America Stopped Believing in the American Dream5. US Open 2018: Serena Williams' claims of sexism backed by WTA6. Naomi Osaka beats the boos and begins long road to tennis icon status7. Cartoon depicting tantrum-throwing Serena Williams at US Open causes new round of outrage8. People are weirded out by this fan dipping chicken fingers into her soda9. Welcome John Legend to the EGOT Club10. Colin Kaepernick Campaign Gives Nike a Big Sales Boost11. WATCH: Dirty Art Club "Daysleeper"

Trump Disappears People From Rallies, Dictionary Adds New Words 9.10.18

In episode 228, Jack and special guest host Laci Mosley are joined by actor and writer Lucas Neff to discuss Barack Obama's speech at University of Illinois, Trump staffer's switching out indifferent people behind him at his rallies, how Trump wants Sessions to investigate who wrote the NY Times op-ed, Elon Musk's appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience, new words in the dictionary, Jared Kushner having his 'Veep' moment, Domino's Pizza offering free pizza for life for tattoo's of the logo's, microwave weapons are a prime suspect in the attacks on US diplomats, Nicki Minaj donating money to the Cosby Show's Geoffrey Owens, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. In defining speech, Obama takes down Trump, his politics and enablers; warns of 'dire' consequences of not voting2. Obama gives 'State of our Democracy' speech3. Obama slams 'crazy stuff' coming out of Trump White House, hits politicizing of Justice Department4. This hilarious, too-candid guy behind Trump was deemed an unsuitable background prop by the Trump choreographers. He was replaced (see next tweet) with someone who could actually feign enthusiasm for Dear Leader.5. Trump wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate writer of anonymous NYT op-ed6. Tesla's Elon Musk appears to smoke weed in Joe Rogan live interview7. We Put a Bunch of New Words in the Dictionary8. This Video of Jared Kushner Stuck Outside a Meeting Is Straight Out of ‘Veep’9. Domino's Pizza tattoos earn some Russians 'free pizza for life'10. Microwave Weapons Are Prime Suspect in Ills of U.S. Embassy Workers11. Scientists and doctors zap theory that microwave weapon injured Cuba diplomats12. Nicki Minaj plans on donating $25,000 to 'Cosby Show' actor Geoffrey Owens13. WATCH: Leon Bridges - Lisa Sawyer (Audio)

Weekly Zeitgeist 40 (Best of 9/3/18-9/7/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 47 (9/3/18-9/7/18.)

White House Goes Coup Coup, Kamala Harris Has Receipts 9.7.18

In episode 227, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Max Silvestri to discuss Democrats grilling Brett Kavanaugh at his senate committee hearing, the death of Burt Reynolds, the New York Times anonymous op-ed piece from someone inside the Trump Administration, the normalization of Trump's corruption, Qatar lobbying to hang out with Trump, India abolishing gay sex ban, the signs of gentrification, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. WATCH: Brett Kavanaugh admits there are no laws governing the male body2. CSPAN has posted the entire nearly 8-minute exchange between Kamala Harris and Kavanaugh on the Mueller probe. It is worth your time.3. WATCH LIVE: Democrats Release 'Confidential' Kavanaugh Emails4. BREAKING: Brett Kavanaugh was asked in 2004 about whether he was involved in the nomination of Bill Pryor. He said “I was not involved in handling his nomination"5. BURT REYNOLDS DEAD AT 826. I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration7. Anti-Trump op-ed prompts guessing game on author's identity8. ‘The sleeper cells have awoken’: Trump and aides shaken by ‘resistance’ op-ed9. The Big Melt10. Lindsey Graham faults Jeff Sessions for "zero-tolerance" policy11. The New Lobbying: Qatar Targeted 250 Trump ‘Influencers’ to Change U.S. Policy12. India Supreme Court Strikes “Sodomy” Ban in World’s Most Significant LGBTQ Rights Decision13. Starbucks, florists and other warning signs home prices are about to go up14. WATCH: The O'Jays - Back Stabbers

Alex Jones vs Rubio, Kanye vs Drake: FIGHT! 9.6.18

In episode 226, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Caitlin Durante to discuss Kanye's apology to Drake, updates from Brett Kavanaugh's senate confirmation hearing, the Marco Rubio and Alex Jones spat, how the Republican Party is shrinking, some more take aways from Bob Woodward's book 'Fear,' incumbent Mike Capuano being beat by a progressive, the new Nike commercial with Colin Kaepernick, racist robocalls hitting Florida, how super-environmentalists don't vote, John Kyl replacing John McCain, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Kanye apologizes to Drake, bringing peace to the earth2. Brett Kavanaugh remains vague on Roe v. Wade, says loyalty is to Constitution -- live updates3. Marco Rubio Clashes With Alex Jones In Capitol: 'I'll Take Care Of You Myself'4. Kasich: ‘Our party is shrinking’5. A lot of Americans spent 2017 bailing on the Republican Party6. Data: Republican Party ID drops after Trump election7. Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency8. 5 Takeaways From Bob Woodward’s Book on the Trump White House9. Ayanna Pressley Upsets Capuano in Massachusetts House Race10. Progressives Keep Making Pollsters Look Extremely Dumb11. WATCH: Nike - Dream Crazy12. Inside Twitter’s Long, Slow Struggle to Police Bad Actors13. Racist Robocalls Target Andrew Gillum, Democratic Nominee for Florida Governor14. White nationalist in Idaho using Iowa phone number to spread racist message about Mollie Tibbetts' death15. A ‘jaw-dropping’ 15 million super-environmentalists don’t vote in the midterms16. Arizona governor appoints ex-senator Jon Kyl to fill McCain’s seat17. Chicago Podcast Festival18. WATCH: E-40 - Carlos Rossi

Nike’s Profitable Wokeness, Justice KavanaUGHhhhhh 9.5.18

In episode 225, Jack and Miles are joined by Go Fact Yourself's J. Keith van Straaten to discuss Colin Kaepernick's Nike sponsorship, polls showing that Democrats are gaining advantage in midterms, the Kavanaugh hearing, Bob Woodward's new book 'Fear,' Crazy Rich Asians breaking records, the devastating museum fire in Brazil, the New Yorker Festival controversy, Damien Chazelle's new film 'First Man,' and more! FOOTNOTES:1. @TuckerCarlson: Colin Kaepernick sitting during the national anthem is a way of making a generalized attack against the country that makes him and Nike rich2. Outrage grows after #Nikepicks Colin Kaepernick as the new face of its #JustDoItcampaign – your thoughts?3. The Senate races where Trump approval is losing ground4. Poll: Democrats regain clear advantage in midterms shaping up as referendum on President Trump5. The Kavanaugh hearing6. Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency7. Trump called Attorney Jeff Sessions a 'traitor,' and said 'Everybody's trying to get me,' according to an explosive new Bob Woodward book8. 'Crazy Rich Asians' Becomes Most Successful Studio Rom-Com in 9 Years at the U.S. Box Office9. What Was Lost in Brazil’s Devastating Museum Fire10. The Steve Bannon-New Yorker controversy, explained11. 'First Man': Neil Armstrong film fails to fly flag for US patriotism12. Marco Rubio and the Right’s Bogus Attacks on Ryan Gosling’s Neil Armstrong Movie ‘First Man’13. Damien Chazelle defends 'First Man' amid flag controversy14. WATCH: Robert Glasper Experiment - No One Like You (KAYTRANADA Remix/Audio) ft. Alex Isley

Turns Out This Trump Guy’s A Real A***ole, Japan Goes Clear 9.4.18

In episode 224, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Madison Shepard to discuss Brett Kavanaugh's upcoming Supreme Court confirmation hearings, a 1950's murder case that could influence the Mueller case, Eminem's new album, the funeral of queen Aretha Franklin, California's latest legislative wins, Japan's pushing for clear beverages, In n Out supporting the GOP, and more!FOOTNOTES: 1. The Jesus de Galindez Case2. What to expect from Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearings next week3. Author Sues CIA for Info on Trujillo Victim4. CIA Archive5. Eminem’s surprise album Kamikaze is his best in years6. When We Almost Stopped Climate Change7. Aretha's Funeral8. Asian-American Students Suing Harvard Over Affirmative Action Win Justice Dept. Support9. Trump personally lobbying GOP senators to flip on Sessions10. Bombshell leak to Toronto Star upends NAFTA talks: In secret ‘so insulting’ remarks, Trump says he isn’t compromising at all with Canada11. California Just Became The First US State To Condemn Surgeries On Intersex Children12. California Is About to Abolish Cash Bail. Criminal Justice Advocates Aren’t Happy13. California passes trio of gun control bills, including lifetime ban on domestic violence convicts14. Crooked Media on Gillum15. Clear Beer? Don’t Judge a Drink by Its Color16. The future is clear: Companies testing transparent beer, coffee in Japan17. Democratic leader's call for In-N-Out Burger boycott meets its own resistance18. Brad Pitt's 'Make it Right' foundation faces lawsuit over degradation of New Orleans homes19. Rot wrecks Brad Pitt's hurricane homes: Actor's charity sues timber firm over claims wood used to rebuild houses in New Orleans was defective20. Hiatus Kaiyote - 13 By Fire

Indica vs Sativa, Best Fast Food Fries 9.3.18

Happy Labor Day! On this bonus episode, Jack and Miles answer fan questions from the Daily Zeitgeist Reddit.FOOTNOTES: 1. Urinal Hand Washing Fail 

Weekly Zeitgeist 39 (Best of 8/27/18-8/31/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 46 (8/27/18-8/31/18.)

“SERENA” Is “QUEEN," Don McGone 8.31.18

In episode 224, Jack and Miles are joined by writer Amy Lam to discuss Serena Williams and her amazing outfits, attack ads against Beto O'Rourke by Ted Cruz, money laundering and Chris Christie, Trump blaming NBC for fudging  a taped interview, the top student loan official resigning, the dine-and-dasher finally being arrested, the reward for naming your child after the KFC Colonel, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. The Furor Over Serena William’s Catsuit Continues Tennis’ Policing of Black Women’s Bodies2. Texas GOP shares arrest mug shot to attack Beto O'Rourke for skipping debate with Cruz3. A Malaysian fugitive might have paid Chris Christie and a Trump lawyer with laundered funds4. The strange tale of Chris Christie, money laundering, a Jersey rapper and Donald Trump5. President Trump, without evidence, says NBC's Lester Holt 'caught fudging' taped interview6. APNewsBreak: Nation’s top student loan official resigns7. A serial ‘dine-and-dasher’ loved lavish meals and leaving women to pay for them, police say. He faces 10 felony charges.8. Name Your Baby Harland9. WATCH: Ghostface Killah feat. Jadakiss - Run

Maria > Katrina, Pumpkin Spice Latte SZN 8.30.18

In episode 223, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Derrick Lemos to discuss Pumpkin Spice Latte season, Magic For Humans on Netflix, a student being charged with battery for stealing a MAGA hat, Kremlin's continued work in DC, Trump's words for evangelicals, Florida mayor surfing in on the populist wave, Hurricane Maria causing as many deaths as 9/11, Kanye West's defense of his comments this year, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. Pumpkin spice lattes — and the backlash, and the backlash to the backlash — explained2. WATCH: Magic For Humans | Justin Willman Makes This Guy Think He's Invisible | Netflix3. Jo-Ann Butler: Student Steals MAGA Hat & Is Suspended4. Devin Nunes’s Curious Trip to London5. Rep. Jim Jordan on questions he has for Bruce Ohr6. Trump Urges Evangelicals to Prep for Violence After They Lose Election7. Who is Andrew Gillum? Meet Florida’s history-making Democratic nominee for governor.8. An ode to one of the worst GOP candidates in recent memory9. It’s Official: Hurricane Maria Led to as Many Deaths as 9/1110. Kanye West Apologizes for Slavery Comment, Reiterates Trump Support11. Kanye West Argues Wearing Small Sandals Is the "Japanese Way"12. WATCH: Death From Above - Holy Books (Official Audio)

Sex Crim Out On Good Behavior, Trump Learned What Google Is 8.29.18

In episode 222, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Caitlin Durante to discuss the rise of consumer confidence, the popularity of unboxing videos, Louis C.K's return to the stage, Google searches about Trump, Lindsay Graham's current opinion on Jeff Sessions, the new 7-Eleven delivery app, how America uses it's land, how alcohol isn't healthy at all, and more!FOOTNOTES:1. US consumer confidence rises to 18-year high2. How Unboxing Videos Soothe Our Consumerist Brains3. Louis C.K. Performs Stand-Up Set at Club Since Admitting to #MeToo Cases4. Here are 51 comedians who never forced women to watch them masturbate5. 96 Percent of Google Search Results for 'Trump' News Are from Liberal Media Outlets6. @LindseyGrahamSC explains why his opinion of AG Jeff Sessions has changed7. 7-Eleven Now App8. Here's How America Uses Its Land9. No healthy level of alcohol consumption, says major study10. WATCH: Ross From Friends - John Cage

John McCain’s Posthumous Trolling, GOP Spreadsheet Of Fear 8.28.18

In episode 221 Jack and Miles are joined by actor Behzad Dabu to discuss John McCain's passing, changing the name of the Richard Russell senate building, GOP's fear of the blue wave, Roger Stone possibly being indicted, the Jacksonville, Florida video game tournament shooting, fantasy football season, True Detective season three, and more! FOOTNOTES: 1. John McCain: Trump not attending late senator's funeral2. John McCain's final message for the President3. Ward Saturday On McCain Ending Treatment: ‘They Wanted To Have A Particular Narrative’4. Senate office is named after a virulent racist. Schumer wants to change it in honor of McCain.5. 1 big thing ... Scoop: Republicans secretly study their coming hell6. Stone Defense Fund7. Lethality of Suicide Methods8. Jacksonville shooting suspect underwent psychiatric treatment, purchased guns legally in Baltimore area9. Your first look at the long-awaited new season of 'True Detective'10. WATCH: Stimulator Jones - Soon Never Comes (Official Video)

Melania Next To Flip? Still Hungover From 2008 8.27.18

In episode 220, Jack and special guest host Laci Mosley are joined by super producer Anna Hossnieh to discuss how Crazy Rich Asians is a culture phenomenon, the possible biggest flip in the Trump Organization, how Republicans actually want to impeach Trump more than the Democrats, how stock market buybacks are going down currently, bloidwatch, and more! FOOTNOTES:1. How ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Hooked A $35M+ #GoldOpen At The Box Office – Update2. Amazon Best Sellers3. Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg, who allegedly helped arrange hush-money reimbursement to Cohen, receives immunity4. This may be the biggest flip yet in the Trump-Cohen saga5. Top Trump Organization official Weisselberg was granted immunity in Cohen investigation6. Republicans Are Talking About Impeachment Way More Than Democrats7. Bookmakers: Trump impeachment odds are way up after Cohen trial 8. Trump says impeachment would crash the market. Really?9. Your Questions About Impeachment, Answered10. Mike Pence, Holy Terror11. In 2008, America Stopped Believing in the American Dream12. Why Stock Market Buybacks Should Make Investors Nervous13. WATCH: Bobby Hebb - Sunny