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In episode 264, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and podcast host Teresa Lee to discuss Woodstock 50, the Once Upon A Time In Hollywood trailer, Trump continuing to attack John McCain, the new EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler's first interview, concertina wire being stolen from the border fence, how college admissions are a mess, AirPods getting an upgrade, Elizabeth Holmes' voice, brother of the year Michael Sanchez, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Woodstock 50 lineup revealed: Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, The Black Keys performing

2. WATCH: ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD - Official Teaser Trailer (HD)

3. WATCH: Stranger Things 3 - Official Trailer

4. WATCH: Quentin Tarantino Is Bad at Talking to Black People

5. 'Bizarre new low': Meghan McCain slams Trump for attacking father John McCain

6. Ignoring historic floods, EPA’s Wheeler says climate impacts are ’50 to 75 years out’

7. In his first TV interview since being confirmed, @EPA administrator @EPAAWheelersays unsafe water is a bigger environmental crisis than climate change.

8. Concertina wire stolen from border fence and used for home security in Tijuana, authorities say

9. College Sports Are Affirmative Action for Rich White Students

10. 'Z-List' Students Overwhelmingly White, Often Legacies

11. Legacy Admit Rate Five Times That of Non-Legacies, Court Docs Show

12. AirPods, the world’s most popular wireless headphones, are getting even better

13. WATCH: Elizabeth Holmes' (of Theranos) Real Voice

14. Brother Of Bezos GF Admits ‘Deal With The Devil,’ Claims He Tried To Protect Couple

14. WATCH: Quasimoto-Seasons Change

Soda IS Bad? Mom, Twitter Is Deep Stating Me!! 3.20.19

In episode 263, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss how soda is bad for you, Devin Nunes suing Twitter, New Zealand come down hard on their gun control laws, Fox and Friends having dumb opinions on everything as usual, MoviePass coming back, a check in with the GoFundMe homeless scam, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Study: Daily diet drinks linked to strokes, heart attacks, and early death

2. Even a little bit of soda is a lot not good

3. Fox News’ Judge Napolitano Dismisses Devin Nunes’ Twitter Lawsuit: ‘Novel Litigation’ to Get Attention

4. ‘This was an orchestrated effort’: Devin Nunes sues Twitter, ‘Devin Nunes’ cow’ for defamation

5. How to Buy a Gun in 16 Countries

6. The mass shooting in New Zealand was designed to spread on social media

7. Why court photos of the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter’s face are blurred

8. On Fox News, a table full of wealthy and powerful white people agree that "all the cries about racism, et cetera" are just an "emotional" distraction to "change the subject" from the awesome Trump economy.

9. Fox & Friends segment defends the thoughts & prayers response to mass shootings: "The power of prayer isn't about results, it's about an ongoing relationship with God and combating hate."

10. Fox & Friends co-host says millennials' anxieties about arguing with romantic partners are really about their phones

11. MoviePass, desperate to get back together, is bringing back the unlimited plan

12. Woman raises more than $250,000 for homeless man who helped her

13. Homeless man, N.J. woman accused in GoFundMe scam plead guilty

14. WATCH: Wild Nothing // Partners In Motion (Official Audio)

Treat Terrorism Like Terrorism, Jexodus? 3.18.19

In episode 261, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Brandon Johnson to discuss James Gunn returning to 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3,'  what 'Jexodus' means'  the terrorist attack in New Zealand, Trump openly supporting violent acts, American Civil War talks getting louder, Mike Pence's meeting with the Prime Minister of Ireland, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Irish Prime Minister with Mike Pence

2. James Gunn Back On as 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' Director

3. “Jexodus,” the fake departure of American Jews from the Democratic Party, explained

4. Jexodus Meaning

5. How the far right is adopting the ISIS global model

6. Donald Trump's Budget For A Declining America

7. Trump Suggests His Supporters Could Turn to Political Violence If His Opponents 'Go to a Certain Point'

8. In America, talk turns to something unspoken for 150 years: Civil war

9. WATCH: Rock N Roll - Mos Def - Black On Both Sides

Weekly Zeitgeist 66 (Best of 3/11/19-3/15/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 73 (3/11/19-3/15/19.)

Weekly Zeitgeist 65 (Best of 3/4/19-3/8/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 72 (3/4/19-3/8/19.)

RIP Malls & Cable LOL, Jedi Delusion Syndrome 3.8.19

In episode 255, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Culture Kings co-host Jacquis Neal to discuss people cutting their cable service, the decline of the mall, Kristjen Nielsen being questioned by the Oversight Committee, Elijah Cummings coming for Brian Kemp, the crisis between Democrats over Ilhan Omar's comments about Israel, Jane Meyer's revealing article about Fox News, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge coming to Disneyland and Disney World, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Nearly 3M Pay-TV Subscribers Cut Service In 2018, Double 2017 Total – Study

2. Store Closures Ramping Back Up

3. Under questioning from @RepUnderwood, Nielsen admits she was broadly unfamiliar with research indicating kids are traumatized by being separated from their parents before DHS implemented its "zero tolerance" policy

4. During heated exchange w/@RepKathleenRice, Nielsen justifies family separations: "The consequence of any adult going to jail is being separated from their child"

5. Elijah Cummings COMING For Election Brian Kemp Stole From Stacey Abrams

6. Omar uproar swamps Pelosi

7. The Making of the Fox News White House

8. Disney announces opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

9. WATCH: Arima Ederra - Free Again

What’s A Skittles Party? Salty Spielberg 3.5.19

In episode 252, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Caitlin Durante to discuss The Wandering Earth, Taco Bell being the healthy fast food option, the deaths of Luke Perry and Keith Flint, the wreckage from the tornado in Alabama, Trump's CPAC speech, the new HBO Michael Jackson documentary 'Leaving Neverland,' Fox News shutting down the Stormy Daniels story before Trump's election, Steven Spielberg shading Netflix, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. China’s blockbuster The Wandering Earth is coming to Netflix

2. Taco Bell is now one of America's healthiest fast-food chains

3. TACO BELL NUTRITION

4. Hollywood Pays Tribute To Luke Perry: “Truly One Of A Kind”

5. Keith Flint: Prodigy vocalist dies aged 49

6. Alabama reels in aftermath of deadly tornadoes

7. Trump goads the crowd into booing "the fake news," then suggests he was just being sarcastic when he called for Russian hackers to go after Hillary Clinton's emails during a 2016 news conference.

8. Trump says "bullshit."

9. The 4 most striking moments from Part 1 of ‘Leaving Neverland,’ HBO’s Michael Jackson documentary

10. Fox News Got Stormy Daniels Story Before Trump’s Election, Spiked It: Report

11. Steven Spielberg Takes Veiled Shot at Streamers, Urges Filmmakers to Make Movies for Theaters

12. The Spielberg vs. Netflix Battle Could Mean Collateral Damage for Indies at the Oscars

13. Netflix Alters Model; Gives Awards Films ‘Roma’, ‘Buster Scruggs’ & ‘Bird Box’ Theatrical Runs Before Streaming

14. Netflix Impact On Movie Theaters Is Negligible, Concludes A Study Commissioned By Movie Theaters

15. WATCH: Negative Gemini - You Weren't There Anymore

#1 King Of All Fun, Lil Tay OK? 3.4.19

In episode 251, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Hana Michels to discuss Instagram flexer Lil Tay breaking her silence, CPAC being a conservative open mic, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry choosing to raise their child with fluid approach, the man Trump hired to bid on his portrait, Sean Hannity denying any working relationship with Michael Cohen, Amazon selling many conspiracy theory literature, fake Amazon reviews, fast food being as unhealthy as ever, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Lil Tay Breaks Her Silence: ‘I’m in a Bad Situation’

2. WATCH: LIL TAY's Brother telling her what to say (EXSPOSED) behind the scenes

3. Who Was Lil Tay? The making, and marketing, of a 9-year-old meme machine.

4. At CPAC, Don Jr makes a "me too" joke while discussing guns and transgender people

5. Meghan Markle has revealed to friends that she and Prince Harry 'plan to raise their child with a fluid approach to gender' and won't impose stereotypes on their royal baby, magazine claims

6. Meet The No. 1 King Of All Fun, AKA The Fake Bidder On A Trump Painting

7. Hannity insists Cohen "was never my attorney" - Cohen said in court Hannity was 1 of his 3 clients - then says Cohen told him he decided to make hush payments on his own

8. Robert De Niro pulls anti-vaccine film from Tribeca after controversy

9. Anti-vaccination conspiracy theories thrive on Amazon

10. A Global Government Is Waiting in the Wings

11. Amazon and Hulu's algorithms are recommending conspiracy theory films, and the consequences could be more serious than you might think

12. Is It Really Five Stars? How to Spot Fake Amazon Reviews

13. Thirty years of fast food: Greater variety, but more salt, larger portions, and added calories

14. WATCH: Part Time - I Can Treat You Better (feat. Ariel Pink)

Weekly Zeitgeist 64 (Best of 2/25/19-3/1/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 71 (2/25/19-3/1/19.)

BiTo 2020, Worst Best Picture Oscars 3.1.19

In episode 250, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Atsuko Okatsuka to discuss a mobsters thoughts on if Michael Cohen will survive prison, possible presidential run announcements from Beto and Biden, what is going on between India and Pakistan, Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un, a check in with Mr. Mark 'I Am Not Racist!' Meadows, Pam Northam pulling a Ralph, a weak gun control bill passing, Vulture's list of best picture winners, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to talk about the Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment.

FOOTNOTES:

1. EXCLUSIVE: Gambino mob heir predicts Michael Cohen will get WHACKED in prison because 'inmates love Trump and hate rats'

2. Joe Biden is getting advice from social media executives on how best to appeal to young voters

3. Sources: Beto O'Rourke won't challenge John Cornyn for Senate, paving way for presidential bid

4. Why the War for Kashmir Burns On

5. Trump’s Talks With Kim Jong-un Collapse, and Both Sides Point Fingers

6. Prosecutor Moves to Indict Netanyahu on Corruption Charges

7. Netanyahu’s new rival is surging in Israel’s polls

8. IDF Peace Cartoon

9. Sara Netanyahu, Wife of Israeli Prime Minister, to Face Fraud Charges

10. Mark Meadows: “How dare you call me a racist!”

11. CPAC is completely beyond parody folks

12. Pam Northam, Wife of Blackface Enthusiast Virginia Governor, Hands Cotton to Black Students During Tour of Governor’s Mansion

13. 26 Democrats join Republicans in support of gun control measure that jeopardizes immigrants

14. Every Oscar Best Picture Winner, Ranked

15. WATCH: SALES - Off and On

cOhEN iS A LiAr tHo!!! Got Beer? 2.28.19

In episode 249, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jason Burke and our local counsel Lauren Manso to discuss a man tea bagging some salsa, Representative Matt Gaetz's thoughts on Michael Cohen, Cohen's testimony, Trump's banning some journalists from his meeting with Kim Jong Un, a directors cut of A Star Is Born coming to theaters, beer becoming less popular, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Area man teabags salsa

2. Question: "Congressman, does your tweet amount to witness tampering?:"

3. Rep. Matt Gaetz Repeats Cohen Threat on House Floor: ‘Does He Lie to His Own Family?’

4. Michael Cohen's most fiery accusations against Trump

5. White House Bars 4 U.S. Journalists From Trump’s Dinner With Kim in Hanoi

6. A Star Is Born Extended Cut Coming to Theaters So We Can All Take Another Look

7. "Drink more beer" campaign from big brewers probably not happening

8. WATCH: Anika - I Go To Sleep