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In episode 414, Jack and Miles are joined by I'm Too Effing High podcast's James Mastraieni to discuss Toronto Raptors winning the NBA championship, whether or not Airbud was actually good at basketball, Elizabeth Warren surging in California, Cuba Gooding Jr turning himself in for groping a woman, the new Shaft movie, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to talk about the Trump Administration making claims about Iran with no evidence.

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here Are Some Cool Guys Who Are Now NBA Champions

2. ACTUALLY, AIR BUD SUCKS AT BASKETBALL

3. California poll: Warren surges to second, Harris falls to fourth

4. Most millionaires support a tax on wealth above $50 million, CNBC survey says

5. US holds Iran 'responsible' for reported Gulf attacks on tankers

6. CUBA GOODING JR. HAND ON ACCUSER IN SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM BAR

7. Shaft Review: A Master Class in Toxic Masculinity and Shitty Movie-Making

8. Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia

9. Samuel L. Jackson had so many notes on the 'Shaft' script

10. WATCH: sir Was - Deployed (feat. Little Dragon) (Official Audio)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 86 (6/10/19-6/14/19.)

In episode 409, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and Las Culturistas co-host Matt Rogers to discuss Nancy Pelosi delaying a Trump impeachment, The Intercept's Ryan Grim's new book about the Bret Kavanaugh hearings, Barbara Streisand posting photos of her clone dogs, Jezebel's list of actors who are actually not good performers, Beyonce's publicist telling the beyhive to leave Nicole Curran alone, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’

2. Impeach Trump on the day before the election

3. Democratic Leaders’ Reluctance to Wage Kavanaugh Fight Looks Even Worse Today

4. Barbra Streisand's Dogs: We Miss Our Dead Clone Mom

5. Actors Who Are Bad at Acting

6. Beyoncé's Publicist Politely Asks the Beyhive to Stop Bullying Nicole Curran

7. WATCH: The Frightnrs "Dispute" (dub version)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 85 (6/3/19-6/7/19.)

In episode 406, Jack and Miles are joined by poet Melissa Lozada-Oliva to discuss Ivanka and John Bolton being booed in the UK, if internet shutdowns are safe, Nancy Pelosi playing 9-D chess, if town halls are helping the 2020 presidential candidates, MTV bringing back Singled Out and Punk'd, a new study about the end of civilization due to climate change, concerning YouTube algorithms, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. The most interesting moment of the Trump-May news conference happened before it began

2. Internet shutdowns don't make anyone safer

3. Nancy Pelosi Is Smart, Part 895

4. Are all of these town halls actually making any difference in 2020 polling?

5. MTV Is Rebooting Punk'd and Singled Out

6. Quibi: The next Go90, or streaming unicorn?

7. New Report Suggests ‘High Likelihood of Human Civilization Coming to an End’ in 2050

8. This graphic explains why 2 degrees of global warming will be way worse than 1.5

9. Framing Climate Change as a 'National Security Threat' Is Dangerous

10. On YouTube’s Digital Playground, an Open Gate for Pedophiles

11. WATCH: Shy Girls - Drain

In episode 404, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Eli Olsberg to discuss Tiffany Haddish's audition hack, brand's cashing in on pride month, Trump hitting Mexico with a 5% tariffs on all goods, the lonely Keanu Reeves interview, the Whitney Houston hologram tour, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Tiffany Haddish's Audition Hack Is Just Another Example Of Hollywood's Racist, Sexist Ways

2. "It was my like M.O." #TheLastOGstar @TiffanyHaddish reveals her "sneaky" way of getting true feedback after an audition

3. M&S launch LGBT sandwich and it’s dividing opinion

4. Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes?

5. Bud Light will sell beer in rainbow bottles for Pride Month

6. Shop These 9 Brands That Go Above and Beyond to Celebrate Queer People

7. Why in the Queer Hell Is Trump Selling Pride T-Shirts?

8. Now Trump Wants To Allow Anti-Transgender Discrimination In Homeless Shelters

9. Trump Says U.S. Will Hit Mexico With 5% Tariffs on All Goods

10. That Keanu Reeves ‘Lonely Guy’ Interview Never Happened, Rep Says

11. in the wake of all this keanu appreciation, a reminder that keanu used to come to the bookstore i worked at every wednesday night on his motorcycle to buy new fiction and sudoku puzzles and would always call 20 minutes in advance and i love him so much

12. Whitney Houston’s Estate Plans a Hologram Tour and a New Album

13. WATCH: YBN Cordae - Have Mercy (Dir. By @_ColeBennett_)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 84 (5/27/19-5/31/19.)

In episode 402, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Lady to Lady podcast's Barbara Grey to discuss Alex Trebek's cancer, IHOP changing its name to IHOP, Robert Mueller speaking out finally about Trump, Elizabeth Warren being the most popular among liberals, why we should listen to sci-fi-fi writers, Britney Spear's weird life, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Alex Trebek Says His Cancer Is in ‘Near Remission’

2. IHOP “changing its name” to IHOP

3. Mueller: ‘If We Had Confidence’ That Trump ‘Did Not Commit A Crime, We Would Have Said So’

4. Mueller declines to clear Trump in first statements on Russia Investigation

5. Poll: Warren leads among liberal voters

6. Terry Pratchett Proves We Should Listen to Our Sci Fi Writers

7. Britney Spears Is Back on Instagram and Wants You to Know She’s Totally Fine

8. Britney's Gram Podcast

9. WATCH: Vicktor Taiwo - Shovel Moonlight

In episode 401, Jack and Miles are joined by our favorite Jamie Loftus to discuss female voice assistants that are furthering gender stereotypes, the New York Times article about aliens, Harriet Tubman at the twenty dollar bill, the Trump administration attacking climate science, the mysterious Hotel Bed Jumping Community, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. I'd blush if I could: closing gender divides in digital skills through education

2. ‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects

3. Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Is Delayed Until Trump Leaves Office, Mnuchin Says

4. Trump Administration Hardens Its Attack on Climate Science

5. Princeton prof: 'Shut up' over climate change

6. The mysterious Instagram influencers offering cash for hotel bed jumping videos

7. WATCH: Huggin & Kissin - Big Black Delta

In episode 400, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and activist Derrick Lemos to discuss the Sonic the Hedgehog film being pushed back, the new Between Two Ferns film, more on Tony Robbins shady behavior, Trump and his team coming for Nancy Pelosi, William Barr investigating the investigators, what the dudes having been enjoying, the new National Enquirer museum, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ Movie Release Pushed to 2020 in Attempt to Fix Horrifying Lead Character

2. Netflix drops a release date and plot details for the Between Two Ferns movie

3. Tony Robbins Was Filmed Using Racial Slurs

4. WATCH: NIKE: #KOBESYSTEM - LEVEL 4 EXPLOSION

5. Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media

6. 'ivesssapology for a video': Rudy Giuliani tweets bizarre slurred non-apology to Nancy Pelosi for tweeting fake video of her appearing incoherent then demands SHE withdraw demand for 'intervention' on Trump

7. Barr Is Investigating The Investigators: Will He Find Wrongdoing Or Political Fuel?

8. WATCH: Eminem Rapping

9. Stephen A. with the baby filter  (via TW/_therealders_)

10. WATCH: 'ORIGINAL' NBA on NBC Theme - Roundball Rock - John Tesh

11. National Enquirer Live attraction set to open Friday in Pigeon Forge

12. National Enquirer Live! Theme Park Turns Princess Diana’s Death Into Attraction

13. National Enquirer opens museum with exhibits on O.J. Simpson, Michael Jackson and Princess Di

14. National Enquirer Live! Inside the theme park that turns Princess Diana's death into a tasteless attraction with a computer model of her last moments, has a replica of the O.J. Simpson crime scene and an exhibit on Michael Jackson's balcony photo

15. WATCH: Flying Lotus - Black Balloons Reprise (feat. Denzel Curry) [Official Audio]