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In episode 472, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Closure: The Podcast That Never Ends host Eli Olsberg to discuss the new Apple releases, Elizabeth Warren scaring Wall Street executives, the 2020 election polls, Fox New's trying to figure out if we need another 9/11, John Bolton refusing to leave quietly, Hasbro's Ms. Monopoly, Trump administration going after vaping, the Caroline Calloway essay, KFC's sexy Colonel Sanders, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. What we’re still waiting for after Apple’s iPhone 11 event

2. Jim Cramer Says Wall Street Execs Are Panicking About Elizabeth Warren Presidency: ‘She’s Gotta Be Stopped!’

3. Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren are tied at 26 percent in this new poll

4. Trump lashes out after poll says he would lose badly in 2020 to Biden, Warren, Sanders and Harris

5. Trump is trying to discredit recent polls because he’s losing in nearly all of them

6. Poll: Ahead of debate, Warren leads in favorability among Democratic voters

7. Ainsley Earhardt remembers September 11th: "Many people out there didn't vote for President Bush but they were supportive of our country ... No one was kneeling when the national anthem was played. How do we get back to that without another 9/11?"

8. Andrea Mitchell: Bolton 'not leaving quietly,' will return to TV to bash Trump

9. Hasbro announces Ms. Monopoly, 'the first game where women make more than men'

10. Trump administration readies ban on flavored e-cigarettes amid outbreak of vaping-related deaths

11. I Was Caroline Calloway

12. KFC is apparently creating a Colonel Sanders dating sim

13. KFC Invites Fans Along For Its Crazy Marketing Ride

14. WATCH: Mildlife - The Magnificent Moon

In episode 470, Jack and Miles are joined by Go Fact Yourself's co-host J. Keith van Straaten to discuss an update on the college admissions scandal, Trump attacking famous people of color, scientists being told to not contradict Trump, CIA removing spies from Russia because Trump, Ivanka versus Don Jr., if Impossible burgers and Beyond Meat are healthier than regular meat, clowns, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Looming Over the College Admissions Case: Will Parents Like Felicity Huffman Get Jail?

2. CHRISSY TEIGAN CALLS PRESIDENT TRUMP ‘P*SSY ASS B*TCH’ AFTER HE ATTACKS HER ON TWITTER

3. NOAA Told Its Scientists to Keep Their Mouths Shut About Trump's False Forecast: Report

4. CIA reportedly removed top spy from Russia over fear they could be compromised by Trump

5. The Heir

6. iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11R and 11 Max: Price, specs and features we expect Tuesday

7. The Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat aren't healthier. Fast food's meatless marvels are just P.R.

8. 'Joker' wins Best Film at the Venice Film Festival

9. WATCH: j.robb - dancewithme

In episode 469, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Chris Crofton to discuss this new band 'Tool,' Howard Schultz dropping out of presidential race cause of the internet meanies, Trump destroying democracy, Mac Miller's dealer being arrested, Facebook dating, Sopranos Con, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Taylor Swift Fans Are Freaking Out About This New Band Called “Tool”

2. Howard Schultz says he won’t run for president because people were mean online

3. ‘They are riding a rubber ducky into alligator-infested waters’

4. MAC MILLER Alleged Dealer Charged IN CONNECTION TO RAPPER'S DEATH

5. It’s Facebook Official, Dating Is Here

6. Sopranos Con

7. WATCH: Kaytranda - Do We Have A Problem? (Demo)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 98 (9/2/19-9/6/19.)

In episode 465, Jack and special guest host Edgar Momplaisir are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss fake Juul pods causing health problems, Joe Biden being a bad liar, an incoming Harvard freshmen being deported, Jair Bolsonaro being another weak-skinned male politician, Dior's new problematic ad, Cadbury Chocolate attempting to solve racism, what everyone has been f*cking with, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Fake Juul pods line store shelves, worrying users and posing another threat to the embattled company

2. As he campaigns for president, Joe Biden tells a moving but false war story

3. Incoming Harvard Freshman Deported After Visa Revoked

4. And They Say Women Are Too Weak to Lead

5. Dior accused of racism, cultural appropriation for new 'Sauvage' cologne ad

6. CADBURY'S UNITY BAR PROMOTES DIVERSITY WITH FOUR DIFFERENT KINDS OF CHOCOLATE

7. Cadbury faces backlash for new chocolate bar meant to promote diversity: 'Congratulations to Cadbury for solving racism'

8. WATCH: Dearly Departed - BROCKHAMPTON

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 97 (8/26/19-8/30/19.)

In episode 462, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Dan Ahdoot to discuss the return of Pumpkin Spice Latte, the VMA's with Sebastian Maniscalco, Bret Stephens' meltdown over being called a bedbug, the Jeffrey Epstein hearing, Saudi Arabia's future city and their huge roller coaster, whether Red Bull actually gives you wings, Eva Longoria directing a Flamin' Hot Cheetos movie, #BoycottOliveGarden, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here's What Starbucks's New Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Tastes Like, Compared to a PSL

2. Watch Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco Open the MTV Video Music Awards by Complaining About Young People

3. Bret Stephens Has A Real Bedbug Up His Ass Today

4. At the New York Times, Bedbugs

5. Bret Stephens goes to MSNBC to comment on the bedbug situation, saying the rhetoric is "dehumanizing and totally unacceptable." He also says that there's a "bad history" of "being analogized to insects that goes back to a lot of totalitarian regimes"

6. Jeffrey Epstein’s Victims, Denied a Trial, Vent Their Fury at a Hearing

7. Epstein Victims Vent Anger at ‘Coward,’ While His Lawyers Hint at Conspiracy

8. Watch: Saudi Arabia to have the 'longest, highest and fastest roller coaster' in the world

9. WATCH: NEOM, The Futuristic Mega City Saudi Arabia Is Planning

10. Red Bull is paying $10 to Canadians who thought it would actually give them wings

11. Eva Longoria To Direct Cheetos Movie ‘Flamin’ Hot’ For Fox Searchlight & Franklin Entertainment

12. #BOYCOTTOLIVEGARDEN TRENDS AFTER FALSE TWEET GOES VIRAL; 6 MORE RECENT BOYCOTTS

13. Boycott these companies supporting Trump's re-election

14. The Politics on Your Plate at Olive Garden

15. How a giant restaurant conglomerate teamed up with banks to stiff its workers

16. If restaurant servers get a minimum-wage hike, should you still tip 20 percent?

17. WATCH: Kate Bollinger - Untitled

In episode 460, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, author, and Noble Blood host Dana Schwartz to discuss the death of David Koch, the G7 Summit, Trump trying to go to war with China, Ruth Bader Ginsburg in treatment for a tumor, Fox New's thoughts on homelessness and marijuana, A$AP Rocky not thanking Trump, a giant volcano that could end human life, the new socialism-themed Monopoly game, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. David Koch, Billionaire Who Fueled Right-Wing Movement, Dies at 79

2. How the Koch brothers built the most powerful rightwing group you've never heard of

3. Covert Operations

4. Group of Eight

5. The World's Top 10 Largest Economies

6. Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations

7. Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goods

8. Escalation in U.S.-China trade war threatens global economy, poses Trump reelection risk

9. Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for tumor on pancreas, Supreme Court says

10. ON FOX NEWS, REPUBLICAN STRATEGIST LAMENTS PEOPLE LAYING ON THE STREET 'HAVING JUST SHOT UP WITH MARIJUANA'

11. On Fox News, Republican strategist David Avella indicates he thinks people inject themselves with marijuana

12. A$AP Rocky Didn't Let Trump Use Him

13. A Giant Volcano Could End Human Life on Earth as We Know It

14. Viral Thread Gets Very Deep Into Hasbro's New Socialism-Themed Monopoly Game

15. Here's Monopoly: Socialism, a primer on socialism by dipshits, for dipshits

16. WATCH: Make This Magic by Godriguez

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 96 (8/19/19-8/23/19.)

In episode 459, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Chinedu Unaka to discuss the new Apple card, the fires burning in the Amazon, Sarah Sanders joining Fox News, Trump denying detainees vaccines, Joe Walsh possibly knocking Trump out of the race, the big business of scavenging, the Spider-man Sony / Marvel debacle, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. How to clean your Apple Card

2. Amazon fires: Bolsonaro says Brazil cannot fight them

3. Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say

4. People are deliberately starting fires in the #AmazonRainforest to illegally deforest indigenous land for cattle ranching

5. Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs behind Amazon forest fire surge – but provides no evidence

6. Fires in the Amazon, the planet at risk

7. Sarah Sanders becomes the latest ex-Trump official to join Fox News

8. Trump’s new press secretary was arrested for DUI while working on the 2016 campaign during her rocky rise to the White House

9. Opinion: Denying flu vaccinations to border detainees isn’t just cruel, it’s dangerous

10. If Joe Walsh Primaries Trump, Will We Stop Calling Him A Deadbeat Dad?

11. THE GOP SUICIDE SQUAD GEARS UP TO PRIMARY TRUMP

12. How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests

13. The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America

14. Disney-Sony Standoff Ends Marvel Studios & Kevin Feige’s Involvement In ‘Spider-Man’

15. The Secret History of Spider-ManMovies

16. Sony once turned down a chance to buy all of Marvel’s movie rights for only $25 million

17. WATCH: Black Taffy - Lantern Flies In Mist