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In episode 244, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and scam queen Laci Mosley to discuss people trolling Captain Marvel, Emma Thompson leaving a project involving John Lasseter, Ariana Grande's zamboni past, a student selling drugs through a mobile gaming app, the Trump administration's plans to launch a global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality, Trump meddling with the DOJ's investigation, Trump's failed space force, Andy King of the Fyre Festival speaking out about his infamous storyline from the documentary, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. The morons are already out here trying to tank Captain Marvel on Rotten Tomatoes

2. Emma Thompson quits film after John Lasseter joins production

3. Behold, 5-Year-Old Ariana Grande Enthusiastically Riding a Zamboni

4. UC Santa Cruz Student Sold Drugs Through Mobile Gaming App, Feds Say

5. Trump administration launches global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality

6. First 100 Days: How President Trump Has Impacted LGBTQ Rights

7. Trump’s transgender military service ban just got a big win from the Supreme Court

8. Trump Praises Karen Pence For Teaching Job After LGBTQ Backlash

9. Intimidation, Pressure and Humiliation: Inside Trump’s Two-Year War on the Investigations Encircling Him

10. Bowing to Congress, Trump scales back proposed ‘space force’

11. WATCH: Andy King from 'Fyre' Documentary Glad Oral Sex Story Wasn't Edited Out | TMZ

12. WATCH: Mothers - "PINK"

Posthumously Canceled, LET MALIA LIVE 2.20.19

In episode 243, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and musician Chris Crofton to discuss the Peanut Butter Pump, the death of Karl Lagerfeld, Bernie Sanders announcing his presidential run, Roger Stone being a moron, the press snitching on Malia Obama, John Wayne making problematic comments in the seventies, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. The Peanut Butter Pump

2. Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85; Prolific Designer Defined Luxury Fashion

3. Bernie Sanders is running for president — and his policies would have a huge impact on business

4. Mueller Unceremoniously Went into Significant Detail About Roger Stone Connection to DNC Hack

5. Roger Stone 'humbly' apologizes for posting photo of federal judge featuring cross-hairs symbol despite gag order

6. Stop Snitching on Malia Obama

7. READ: John Wayne’s 1971 Playboy Interview Transcript

8. Chris Crofton Album Info

8. WATCH: Live - Lakini's Juice

So(ber)cial Media, The Great Fry Debate 2.19.19

In episode 242, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Kenny DeForest to discuss how millennials are drinking less cause of social media, official French fries rankings, Trump's physical exams results, Trump's state of emergency announcement, Andrew McCabe's revealing information on Jeff Sessions and Trump, Putin being floored by female Judo champ, Trump's misleading comments about Virginia's new abortion bill, the Irn Bru drink, the U.S. Copyright Office claiming the Milly Rock and Carlton dance aren't copyrightable, Apple starting a streaming service, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Are millennials and Gen-Z avoiding alcohol because of social media?

2. The official fast food French fry power rankings

3. Fast-Food Fries, Ranked From Cardboard to Crispy Perfection

4. Trump in 'very good health overall' but obese, according to physical exam results

5. In a bizarre sing-song cadence, Trump acknowledges that his national emergency will face legal challenges, but expresses hope that SCOTUS will eventually rule in his favor.

6. Key moment from Trump's remarks today: He accidentally admits "I didn't need to do this" with regard to his national emergency declaration.

7. Andrew McCabe’s disturbing account of working for Sessions and Trump

8. The woman who floored Putin! Olympic judo medallist sends Russian leader flying in practice session - but pictures of his defeat are 'censored'

9. Trump’s misleading comments about Gov. Ralph Northam and infanticide, explained

10. The controversy around Virginia’s new abortion bill, explained

11. Abortion

12. Irn Bru 32

13. U.S. Copyright Office shades the "Carlton dance" while refusing Alfonso Ribeiro's ownership claim

14. How Alfonso Ribeiro came up with "The Carlton Dance"

15. Netflix Spent $12 Billion on Content in 2018. Analysts Expect That to Grow to $15 Billion This Year

16. Apple will reportedly launch its new video-streaming service at March 25 event

17. WATCH: Beau Peep - 97's

Weekly Zeitgeist 62 (Best of 2/11/19-2/15/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 69 (2/11/19-2/15/19.)

Art Of The Fail, Nike Crushes Small Businessman 2.15.19

In episode 241, Jack and Miles are joined by Yo Is This Racist's co-host Andrew Ti to discuss a Colorado store closing down after they boycotted Nike cause of Colin Kaepernick ad, Amazon canceling their plans to build an HQ in New York City, Trump calling a state of emergency over the border wall, Paul Manafort lying while under cooperation agreement, Frozen 2 trailer dropping, an absurd Newsweek story, the Oscars upsetting everyone, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Colorado store that boycotted Nike after Colin Kaepernick ad will close

2. Amazon Cancels Plan For NYC Headquarter Location

3. The Art Of The Kneel: How Trump’s Tactics Kept Shrinking His Wall

4. If Trump declares a national emergency, Pelosi can jam Republicans. Here's how.

5. Fox host says if Trump supports bipartisan bill the shutdown will have been a "waste of time"

6. Document: Judge Rules Manafort Lied While Under Cooperation Agreement

7. Fox’s Andrew Napolitano: Paul Manafort lying to a grand jury means that “he’s exposed to more than 20 years in jail,” in turn meaning that “he might very well be a candidate for a pardon, and the public might accept the pardon.”

8. This clip never gets old.

9. Frozen 2 sets record for most watched animated trailer

10. SNAKE BITES MAN, MAN BITES WIFE SO THEY CAN DIE TOGETHER, WIFE SURVIVES

11. Oscar Intrigue: Did Lady Gaga Force Academy To Fix Song Snafu? Are Last Year’s Actor Winners Being Ignored As Presenters?

12. Allison Janney Will Present at the Oscars After All

13. ‘A fundamentally stupid decision’: Hollywood bashes Oscars’ move to give four awards during commercials

14. Sorry Academy, Oscars Ratings and Running Time Don’t Correlate (Opinion)

15. WATCH: Aso - Inside All Day

Make Executive Time Fun Again; AVATAR IS REALISTIC, STFU 2.14.19

In episode 240, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Blair Socci to discuss new innovations in indulgence, American's not being able to pay back their car loans, Trump's new golf simulator, a current day measles outbreak, Ihlan Oman's comments about AIPAC, GOP removing Colin Kaepernick's name from Black History Month bill, a check in with Howard Schultz, James Cameron's thoughts on Aquaman, the new movie Yesterday, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. I tried all of the Häagen-Dazs boozy ice creams and they were like alcoholic versions of childhood treats

2. The Internet Is Irrationally Hyped About Panera’s Double Bread Bowl

3. Just Released: Auto Loans in High Gear

4. Trump installs new 'golf simulator' at White House: report

5. ‘A Match Into a Can of Gasoline’: Measles Outbreak Now an Emergency in Washington State

6. Measles Outbreak Swells to 49, First Adult Over 30 Diagnosed

7. MEASLES INVESTIGATION

8. Parents Are at War Over Measles Outbreak

9. ‘It will take off like a wildfire’: The unique dangers of the Washington state measles outbreak

10. The rise of anti-vaxxer bots: Fake news is going viral — & it’s bad for our health

11. Omar: 'I unequivocally apologize' after backlash over new Israel tweets

12. Join AIPAC's Congressional Club

13. WI GOPers Blocked Black History Month Bill Until Kaepernick’s Name Removed

14. Howard Schultz on the Starbucks racial profiling incident

15. James Cameron slams Aquaman, a movie where sharks shoot frickin' lasers, for its lack of realism

16. WATCH: Yesterday Trailer #1 (2019) | Movieclips Trailers

17. WATCH: James Blake- Mile High (feat. Travis Scott and Metro Boomin)

Genie Body Is Goals, Coke’s Being Thirsty 2.12.19

In episode 238, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Kimia Behpoornia to discuss the new Aladdin trailer, Coke's new flavor in 10 years, a nasty Fox and Friends host, Denver teachers going back on strike, Amy Klobachar entering the presidential race, the Green New Deal, how people across the United States celebrate Valentines Day, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. WATCH: Aladdin Special Look (2019) | Movieclips Trailers

2. Dreamsicle fans should be happy about Coke’s first new flavor in 10 years

3. Pete Hegseth Dirty

4. Fox News’ @PeteHegseth admits, unprompted, that he hasn’t washed his hands in 10 years.

5. Denver Teachers Go On Strike After Pay Discussions Fall Apart

6. Denver Teachers Strike Over Base Pay

7. Former Klobuchar staffers complain of mistreatment, temper: report

8. Ocasio-Cortez retracts erroneous information about ‘Green New Deal’ backed by 2020 Democratic candidates

9. This Is the Green New Deal’s Biggest Problem

10. Is love still in the air?

11. North Carolinians seek info on Golden Corral prices, according to Google's top Valentine's Day searches

12. Shred your ex for free Hooters wings

13. Texas zoo comes up with a clever Valentine's Day offer for vengeful exes

14. An Australian zoo is giving you the chance to name a venomous snake after your ex for just $1

15. Chick-fil-A offering heart-shaped box of chicken nuggets for Valentine's Day

16. KFC offering Colonel Sanders bearskin rug as part of Valentine's Day giveaway

17. @Nuts_About_Birds

18. WATCH: Show Me The Body - Camp Orchestra (Music Video)

MoviePass Going Strong? Bezos vs. The National Enquirer 2.11.19

In episode 237, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Sports Without Balls podcast host Erin Foley to discuss James Dolan's band, activists looking to find more racist imagery in politicians' yearbooks, Matthew Whitaker testifying before the Judiciary Committee, Jeff Bezos being extorted by AMI, Movie Pass refusing to die, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. WATCH: JD & The Straight Shot - Better Find A Church (Official Music Video)

2. A New Project Will Have Black College Students Look for Racist Imagery in Politicians’ Yearbooks

3. This will go down as an instant classic in the halls of Congress. Members and their staff will be laughing about this bush league move by a government witness for decades to come...

4. Rep. Jackson Lee: "Mr. Attorney General, we're not joking here, and your humor is not acceptable. Now you are here because we have a constitutional duty to ask questions, and the Congress has the right to establish government rules."

5. No thank you, Mr. Pecker

6. Farrow: National Enquirer company tried to blackmail me on Trump reporting

7. After Bezos Post, Ronan Farrow Says He’s Received Similar ‘Blackmail Efforts from AMI’

8. “Do We Want to Be in Business?” The Strange, Never-Ending Saga of MoviePass

9. MoviePass is staffed by dogs now, apparently

10. MoviePass Unveils Billboard Campaign on the Same Day It’s Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit

11. Bruce Willis Signs Three-Picture Deal With MoviePass Films

12. WATCH: Zikomo - Trouble Sleep

Weekly Zeitgeist 61 (Best of 2/4/19-2/8/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 68 (2/4/19-2/8/19.)

The Ron Burgundy Podcast Season One Trailer

Coming February 7th, The Ron Burgundy Podcast takes a long hard look at the issues that matter.  Please enjoy this sampling of just a few of the fun, and at times shocking, places season 1 will take you. Brought to you by Miles and Jack and the rest of the team behind The Daily Zeitgeist. 

Virginia Is For Lovers (of Blackface), Netflix Won’t Chill 2.7.19

In episode 325, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and musician Chris Crofton to discuss Joshua Trump's appearance at the State Of The Union, a refrigerdating service to match you up with your soulmate, Netflix making their own Planet Earth, more politicians caught in black face, millions in frozen cryptocurrency being lost, the NBA trade deadline, the House Intelligence Committee planning on releasing investigation transcripts to the public, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Boy named Trump who fell asleep during State of the Union hailed a hero

2. Refrigerdating service sets you up based on photos of your fridge

3. ‘Our Planet’ Trailer: Netflix’s Answer to ‘Planet Earth’ Looks Stunning

4. Mark Herring: Please see my statement below.

5. Millions in cryptocurrencies frozen after Canadian founder's death

6. NBA Trade Deadline Star Index: LeBron James, Lakers desperate for Anthony Davis; Tobias Harris perfect for Philly

7. Adam Schiff Announces House Intel Plan To F*ck Trump-Russia F*ckers The F*ck Up

8. Chairman Schiff Statement on House Intelligence Committee Investigation

9. WATCH: Shlohmo - The End

Harry Potter Gets Drunk, The Truth About Fiji Water Girl 2.4.19

In episode 322, Jack and Miles are joined by Nerdificent co-host Dani Fernandez to discuss Cory Booker announcing his bid for president, Trump starting to lose Evangelicals, a Harry Potter beer festival, Mitch McConnell telling the truth, more shady behavior by Facebook, Purdue Pharma considering getting into the addiction treatment boom while at the same time pushing addictive drugs, DNA testing companies sharing their databases with the FBI, a look back at Bradley Cooper's acting career, Beyonce and Jay Z wanting us to go vegan, the Fiji water girl from the Golden Globes, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Cory Booker launches bid for president

2. Franklin Graham speaks on Trump, 2020 race

3. Sarah Huckabee Sanders Confirms God Colluded With Russia To Elect Trump

4. Harry Potter Beer Festival, allow us to make some suggestions

5. Mitch McConnell Admits That Republicans Lose When More People Vote

6. Yes, There’s Yet Another Story About Facebook and Privacy

7. Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them

8. OxyContin Maker Explored Expansion Into “Attractive” Anti-Addiction Market

9. FamilyTreeDNA Hands the FBI Access to Its Database

10. DNA Taken From BTK Killer's Unwitting Daughter Led to His Arrest: 'They Needed to Catch My Dad'

11. Do you remember that infamous episode of NIP/TUCK where Bradley Cooper broke his neck trying to suck his own dick, because I sure do

12. The Greenprint Project

13. Beyoncé and JAY-Z offer chance at free tickets for life if you'll just go vegan

14. The Fiji Water Girl Stole the Show at the 2019 Golden Globes Red Carpet

15. A photographer hired by Fiji Water helped create the viral 'Fiji Water Girl' meme because no one was drinking the bottled water at the Golden Globes

16. Fawning Over 'Fiji Water Girl' Ignores The Evils Of Bottled Water

17. Fiji Water's Golden Globes Photobomber Sues Company Over Cardboard Cutouts

18. WATCH: Karen O and Danger Mouse - WOMAN

Weekly Zeitgeist 60 (Best of 1/28/19-2/1/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 67 (1/28/19-2/1/19.)

2 Cold 2 Breathe, Wokest Dude Awards 1.30.19

In episode 319, Jack and Miles are joined by Smart Mouth podcast host Katherine Spiers to discuss the all time coldest temperatures hitting the country, the FaceTime bug allowing users to eavesdrop, the government shutdown slowing down the investigation into the Trump administration, Black Panther playing for free, Pepsi's new nitro version, Baby Shark, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to discuss the UAE giving out gender equality awards to only men.

FOOTNOTES:

1. Special report: A 30-year alarm on the reality of climate change

2. More-Persistent Weak Stratospheric Polar Vortex States Linked to Cold Extremes

3. ARCTIC CHANGE AND POSSIBLE INFLUENCE ON MID-LATITUDE CLIMATE AND WEATHER

4. 'Minimize talking' outside: Polar vortex bears down on North as Deep South braces for snow

5. Washington Park Apartment Building Residents Say Their Heat, Hot Water Have Been Out For Months

6. FaceTime Bug Lets iPhone Users Eavesdrop, in a Stumble for Apple

7. UAE's gender equality awards won entirely by men

8. UAE releases pictures of disappeared princess Sheikha Latifa

9. Dithering GOP Stalls House’s New Trump-Russia Probe

10. Here’s how to catch ‘Black Panther’ for free in theaters this week

11. Pepsi to launch nitro version for people who think soda is too dang carbonated

12. Gassed Up: Pepsi To Launch Nitro Soda

13. WATCH: Baby Shark Dance | Sing and Dance! | Animal Songs | PINKFONG Songs for Children

14. Investors Are Singing Along to ‘Baby Shark’

15. Baby Shark (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo) Billboard Chart (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo)

16. How Death, Dismemberment, and Jesus Helped ‘Baby Shark’ Become a Hit

17. The long, complicated history of Baby Shark — and the artist fighting for credit

18. How the Bermuda Triangle Works

19. WATCH: Sunken - Over The Days