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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 104 (10/14/19-10/18/19.)

In episode 495, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and Night Call podcast co-host Emily Yoshida to discuss Bernie Sanders coming for Elizabeth Warren, Mike Bloomberg considering running in 2020 election, the disturbing propaganda video of Trump killing his opponents, Gordon Sondland testifying, PG&E's power outages, police departments in Pennsylvania being concerned about THC-laced candy being handed out on Halloween, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at Wealth—and Warren

2. Mike Bloomberg keeps talking to allies about running for president as Joe Biden struggles against Elizabeth Warren

3. Imagine a Conference Full of Conspiracy Theorists. Sponsored by a Prison Company. At a Trump Resort.

4. Trump’s envoy to testify that ‘no quid pro quo’ came from Trump

5. Hello everyone who's mystified by all the blackout posts coming from California's #Powerpocalypse, here's an explainer thread

6. Parents, are you sufficiently paranoid about THC-laced Halloween candy?

7. Dolittle Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. Is Not Your Mother’s Dr. Dolittle

8. WATCH: potsu - im closing my eyes (feat. shiloh)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 103 (10/7/19-10/11/19.)

In episode 491, Jack and Miles are joined by Ridiculous History and Stuff They Don't Want You To Know's Noel Brown to discuss Betsey DeVos being a fuck up, Gordon Sondland being blocked from testifying, top military officials abandoning Trump, Republicans asking Mitt Romney to primary Trump, a Joker porn spike on PornHub, China continuing to shut down any support for Hong Kong, Ellen Degeneres defending sitting next to George W. Bush at a Cowboys game, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. BETSY DEVOS COULD FACE JAIL AFTER JUDGE RULES SHE VIOLATED 2018 ORDER ON STUDENT LOANS

2. No Wonder Trump Is So Desperate to Stop Gordon Sondland Testifying

3. Top Military Officers Unload on Trump

4. Why Trump’s Generals Have Abandoned Ship

5. “ROMNEY IS THE PRESSURE POINT IN THE IMPEACHMENT PROCESS”: MITT WON’T PRIMARY TRUMP—BUT HE’S TRYING TO BRING HIM DOWN

6. 'JOKER' FANS JOKING UP ... Odd Surge of Porn-Related Searches

7. Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player For Hong Kong Support, Pulls Prize Money

8. Yes, that was me at the Cowboys game with George W. Bush over the weekend. Here’s the whole story.

9. WATCH: Slipped Disc - Lizzy Mercier Descloux

In episode 490, Jack and Miles are joined by Ridiculous History and Stuff They Don't Want You To Know's Ben Bowlin to discuss the GOP's flip flopping on Trump's call to China to investigate Biden, Trump blaming Ukraine call on Rick Perry, alcohol Tide Pods, James Harden apologizing to China, stories from the Joker screenings over the weekend, and more! Plus Robert Evan's joins to discuss Trump backing Turkey's plans to sweep the American-backed Kurdish forces.

FOOTNOTES:

1. GOP Can’t Seem To Get On Same Page On Trump’s Call For China To Probe Biden

2. This morning in the Florida Keys, @marcorubio was asked about the President calling on China to investigate @JoeBiden - see his answer

3. George Stephanopolous presses Republican Rep. Jim Jordan several times about whether he thought it was appropriate for Trump to ask China to investigate Joe Biden. Jordan would not directly respond.

4. Asked what he thought about Trump asking China to investigate the Bidens, @GOPLeader McCarthy gaslights: "You watch what the president said -- he's not saying China should investigate," he says.

5. Scoop: Trump pins Ukraine call on Energy Secretary Rick Perry

6. Profit, not politics: Trump allies sought Ukraine gas deal

7. America's Kurdish allies risk being wiped out – by Nato

8. President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy

9. Glenlivet introduces alcoholic Tide Pods and we're all thinking the same thing

10. JAMES HARDEN APOLOGIZES TO CHINA After Rockets GM's Pro Hong Kong Tweets

11. WATCH: James Harden issues apology after tweet by team manager Daryl Morey

12. Box Office: ‘Joker’ Smashes October Record With $96 Million Debut

13. Moviegoer At Times Square Theater Reportedly Escorted Out Of ‘Joker’ Screening After Cheering On-Screen Murders

14. 2 men arrested during ‘Joker’ screening at AMC theater in Chicago

15. ‘Joker’ Audience Self-Evacuates Long Beach Theater Because Of “Suspicious Subject”

16. 'Noxious substance' released at Kitchener cinema where Joker, Downton Abbey playing

17. These Fake Joker Signs At Movie Theaters Are Getting Out Of Hand

18. WATCH: Little Simz - Venom

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 102 (9/30/19-10/4/19.)

In episode 486, Jack and Miles are joined by Behind The Bastards / It Could Happen Here / Worst Year Ever host and writer Robert Evans to discuss Mayor Pete's favorite things, Mark Zuckerberg's thoughts on Elizabeth Warren, Mike Pompeo rejecting the Democrats demands for state department officials to testify, Trump threatening more violence, Trump's approval ratings, the Ukrainian orphan being found, Dunkin Donuts Halloween costumes, thoughts on the new Joker film, and more!

FOOTNOTES;

1. What Pete Buttigieg Watches: Favorite Superhero, 'Game of Thrones' Character and Fictional President

2. ALL HANDS ON DECK

3. Pompeo rejects Dem demands for officials' testimony

4. Pompeo’s inner circle heavy on business, military experience

5. Examining Trump’s Claims About Democrats and Ukraine

6. DONALD TRUMP'S APPROVAL RATING IS SIX POINTS LOWER THAN SUPPORT FOR HIS IMPEACHMENT: POLL

7. The Ukrainian Orphan Who Is Actually Maybe an Adult Has Been Found in Indiana

8. Dunkin' set to go trick or treating on Halloween

9. Dunkin' Dropping 'Donuts' from Its Name

10. Dunkin’ Debuts its First Ever Halloween Costume at New York Fashion Week, Available Exclusively to their Instagram Fans in October

11. Aurora Shooting Victims Voice Fears Over 'Joker' in Letter to Warner Bros.

12. Warner Bros. Stands By ‘Joker’ Release, Says the Film Doesn’t Endorse Real-World Violence

13. John Hinckley, Jr. Trial (1982)

14. WATCH: Technova La Em Copacabana (TOWA TEI)

In episode 485, Jack and Miles are joined by trans super model and comedian Arisce Wanzer to discuss a possible new Uber recording option, the State Department investigating Hillary's email's again, the Trump administration taking to the news to defend the whistleblower situation, Trump's civil war threats, divestment as a solution to climate change, personality being an indicator of the music folk listen to, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Uber might let you record the audio of your ride if the driver is being creepy

2. State Dept. intensifies email probe of Hillary Clinton’s former aides

3. Kevin McCarthy again displays his unique brand of incompetence and dishonesty.

4. "This is an exercise in obfuscation" -- Stephen Miller has no response when Chris Wallace presses him about why Trump went against his own Pentagon & State Department and withheld Ukrainian aid

5. Rudy Giuliani, Joe diGenova Rage at Fox News Bombshell on Ukraine-Biden Plan

6. Trump Pressed Australian Leader to Help Barr Investigate Mueller Inquiry’s Origins

7. Trump Was Repeatedly Warned That Ukraine Conspiracy Theory Was ‘Completely Debunked’

8. Trump’s Twitter tirades about treason and civil war reveal a dangerously unfit president

9. Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns

10. Silicon Valley’s Crisis of Conscience

11. Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon want companies and investors to embrace a new idea of value. Here’s where to begin

12. Maladaptive personality and psychopathy dimensions as predictors of music and movie preferences in US adults

13. WATCH: Parallel Dance Ensemble - Weight Watchers (Official)

In episode 484, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus is joined by Ethnically Ambiguous co-host Shereen Younes to discuss Hailey and Justin's wedding, the career of Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky, Trump administration slashing refugee numbers allowed in for resettlement, AOC's new plan for inequality, the American Library Association canceling Melvil Dewey, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. JUSTIN & HAILEY BIEBER WEDDING PISSING OFF HOTEL GUESTS ... Pool, Spa Off Limits!!!

2. Volodymyr Zelensky Plays Himself

3. What Zelenskyy’s prophetic “Servant of the People” TV show suggests for his further steps

4. Ukraine’s New Leading Man

5. Love in the Big City

6. Trump administration plans to slash number of refugees for U.S. resettlement

7. A JUST SOCIETY

8. Down With Dewey

9. TICKETS to see ETHNICALLY AMBIGUOUS at the CHICAGO PODCAST FESTIVAL - October 16th!

9. WATCH: Azizi Gibson - High [Audio]

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 101 (9/23/19-9/27/19.)

Introducing Worst Year Ever

2020 isn't going to be fun for anybody, left, right, or center. What many call the Most Important Election of Our Lifetime is going to be exhausting, ugly, angry, and probably at least a little racist. Listen as Robert (Host of Behind the Bastards and It Could Happen Here), Katy, and Cody (Hosts of Even More News) try to keep level heads covering the election while traveling the country, from the Iowa Caucus to gun shows and anti-vaccine conventions, finding out what Real America really wants and thinks during the, “Worst Year Ever.”Check out Worst Year Ever on Apple Podcasts below!https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/worst-year-ever/id1478794003