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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 112 (12/9/19-12/13/19.)

On this episode of Zeit Court Jack and Miles discuss today being Friday the 13th (spooky!), the passing of Danny Aiello, the 'Penis Fish' washing up on California shores, and which Home Alone is best?

On this edition of Workin' on our Zeit Jack and Miles discuss the results of the UK Election, Trump bringing up the 22nd Amendment, Monica Ruiz about being on the Peloton ad, and Clinton Portis and others scamming the NFL.

In episode 534, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by Hella In Your Thirties co-host Muriel Montgomery to discuss Time's 2019 person of the year, the Afghanistan papers, elections polls and Bernie blindness, the creep who keeps running against Maxine Waters, Elon Musk trying to destroy and kill a whistleblower, film critic's top ten lists of 2019, some great holiday films to look forward to, how canceled musicians streaming numbers do, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Greta Thunberg, 16, is named Time's 2019 Person of the Year becoming the youngest ever recipient of the title
  2. THE AFGHANISTAN PAPERS A secret history of the war
  3. AT WAR WITH THE TRUTH
  4. My own realization that we were over our heads in Afghanistan came when I interviewed farmers who pretended to set up Taliban camps that the US would then bomb. The farmers would collect the remnants of millions of dollars worth of bombs and sell them for $100 as scrap metal.
  5. Who’s Leading The Democratic Primary In The First Four States?
  6. That Creep Who Keeps Running Against Maxine Waters Arrested For Stalking :/
  7. When Elon Musk Tried to Destroy a Tesla Whistleblower
  8. The previously restricted $TSLA Tripp police report has been released. It's stunning.
  9. BEST OF 2019: FILM CRITIC TOP TEN LISTS
  10. BEST OF 2019: MUSIC CRITIC TOP TEN LISTS
  11. A BEAUTY & THE BEAST CHRISTMAS
  12. BEST CHRISTMAS BALL EVER!
  13. These Musicians Were 'Canceled,' But People Kept Listening
  14. WATCH: Turbulence - Notorious Official Music Video

On this episode of All Zeit Jack, Anna, and DJ Danl discuss John Wick 4 coming out the same day as Matrix 4, the cast of 'Rise of Skywalker' are hating on 'The Last Jedi', YouTube is being "overrun" by celebrities and companies, Tommy Calloway slapped a reporter's butt, a 'Blue Alert' is something you can get in case a Cop is attacked, and JJ Culver scored 100 points for his NAIA team.

On this episode of Zeits Out Jack and Miles discuss the shooting in Jersey City and the large police response, the Thanos meme the Trump organization created, using Google Maps in Incognito Mode, Ajax out of Champions League, and Slam Magazine releasing the "Best Hair in the NBA" list.

On this episode of Zeit for your Right to Party Jack and Miles discuss Nick Cannon coming back at Eminem, the White Island Volcano eruption, Green Monday being yet another shopping Holiday, and Lizzo going to the Laker game!

In episode 531, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jamie Loftus to discuss how Trump employed undocumented immigrants, Gayle King's interview with Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg's time at McKinsey, Trump making sensitive calls on lines open to surveillance, Betsey DeVos scheming to hurt candidates who want to cancel student loans, William Barr coming up empty, UPS coming out to support the police who killed their own employee, Uber's horrible stats, the new Clint Eastwood movie Richard Jewell, that Peloton ad, and more!

FOOTNOES:

  1. How two housekeepers took on the president — and revealed that his company employed undocumented immigrants
  2. Former NYC Mayor @MikeBloomberg tells @GayleKing "nobody asked" him about stop & frisk until he started running for president.
  3. .@MikeBloomberg on candidates' diversity: "Don't complain to me that you're not in the race" 
  4. When Pete Buttigieg Was One of McKinsey’s ‘Whiz Kids’
  5. Trump 'routinely' made sensitive calls on lines open to Russian surveillance, White House officials say
  6. 'Flat-Out Corruption': DeVos Accused of Scheming to Stop Next President From Canceling Student Loan Debt
  7. Barr’s handpicked prosecutor tells inspector general he can’t back right-wing theory that Russia case was U.S. intelligence setup
  8. if I am ever killed at work I hope my employer thanks my killer
  9. 4 Dead After Armed Robbers Hijack UPS Truck
  10. As Uber Prepares to Go Public, This Man Is Racing to Clean It Up
  11. Uber’s first ever safety report discloses 3,045 sexual assaults and nine murders in the US last year
  12. ‘Richard Jewell’: Clint Eastwood Declares War on the ‘Corrupt’ Media and FBI
  13. Did Clint Eastwood Troll Pro-Impeachment Democrats With ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Line in ‘Richard Jewell’?
  14. Clint Eastwood on Donald Trump’s racism: “just fucking get over it”
  15. Peloton share prices plummet as spin bike brand unveils losses of $49.8 million
  16. Peloton loses $1.5bn in value over 'dystopian, sexist' exercise bike ad
  17. Peloton responds to ad criticism, says it’s ‘disappointed in how some have misinterpreted’ the spot
  18. WATCH: YUNG BAE - I Want Cha Back

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 111 (12/2/19-12/6/19.)

Introducing: Questlove Supreme

Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Led by Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. 

This is not your typical interview show. This is about legends and legends in the making bringing their legacy to life in their own words. Previous guests have included Usher, Michelle Obama, Chris Rock, Steve Miller, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al, Chaka Khan, Babyface and many more.

On this episode of Short Zeited Jack and Miles discuss the shooting in Pensacola, Nikki Haley's latest interview, Bath & Body Works candle day, the Knicks have fired David Fizdale, Kylie Rae Harris' toxicology report, and Arsenal may have a new coach!

In episode 530, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian David Huntsberger to discuss Justin Timberlake's apology, mental health experts being concerned about Trump, Judge Napolitano thinking Trump will testify, Bernie Sanders coming up in the polls, the Clinton's hanging out with Jeffrey Epstein, Nancy Pelosi, McDonald's chicken sandwich, the new Star Wars game show on Disney Plus and ride at Disneyland, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Guy Fieri, I am. For America’s greatest Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives I look.
  2. Everyone, Let's Circle Around Justin Timberlake Again and Keep Pointing Our Fingers at Him
  3. The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump
  4. Fox's Napolitano predicts Trump will testify on own behalf at Senate trial
  5. Bernie Sanders becomes top candidate for college students
  6. Warren and Biden lose ground, Sanders moves ahead in California’s shifting 2020 Democratic race
  7. EXCLUSIVE: Bill Clinton was Jeffrey Epstein's closest 'celebrity mate' and a frequent guest at his New Mexico ranch with wife Hillary, staying at the pedophile's cowboy-themed village, say estate workers
  8. James Rosen works for Sinclair. He asked that question purposely to get a rise out of Speaker Pelosi and for right wing propaganda purposes. Glad she shut his dumbass down.
  9. Now McDonald’s is testing a Popeyes, er, Southern-style chicken sandwich
  10. ‘Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge’, A Star Wars-Themed Game Show Hosted by Jar Jar Binks Actor Ahmed Best, is Coming to Disney+
  11. Disney Unveils Massive New Star Wars: Rise Of The Resistance Ride
  12. WATCH: Why Why Why Why Why - Sault

On this episode of Thursday Zeit Fever Jack and Miles discuss Spotify's recap of 2019, the new Mulan trailer, Harry Styles' "Visit Eroda" campaign, and Eddie Murphy appearing on Ellen!

In episode 529, Miles and special guest host Sofiya Alexandra are joined by comedian Blair Socci to discuss Willie Nelson no longer smoking weed, Trump leaving the NATO summit early over other world leaders making fun of him, the impeachment hearings, Devin Nunes being an idiot, Melania's White House Christmas decorations, Subway suing Canadian journalists, Josh Brolin burning his asshole, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Willie Nelson says he’s no longer smoking marijuana due to breathing issues
  2. Trump calls Trudeau ‘two-faced’, cancels press conference and leaves Nato summit early after video of world leaders making fun of him
  3. Who Is Jonathan Turley? Republicans’ Lone Expert on Impeachment
  4. The Trump-Ukraine Impeachment Inquiry Report
  5. “It’s very unlikely I’d be taking calls from random people.”
  6. Fox "legal analyst" Gregg Jarrett says that maybe Devin Nunes did *not* have calls with with Giuliani, the White House, and Lev Parnas, because it could've been "somebody else" using Nunes' phone, "we just don't know."
  7. Christmas at the White House
  8. Melania Trump’s Joyless Christmas Decorations Are Back to Haunt Your Nightmares
  9. Melania Trump’s Christmas decorations are lovely, but that coat looks ridiculous
  10. the absolute dumbest lowlight (so far) of fox & friends' war for melania is MOMS host rachel campos-duffy arguing that if anyone ever said michelle obama was cliche, they'd get called racist. because that's how the blacks always take criticism, right? playing the race card?
  11. Subway sues journalists for reporting its chicken is only 50% chicken—and loses
  12. Josh Brolin's butthole is sunburned and he's not happy about it
  13. WATCH: Warpaint - Whiteout (Official Audio)

On this edition of Rock and Roll All Zeit Miles and Sofiya discuss George Zimmerman suing Trayvon Martin's family and others, the 50th anniversary of Fred Hampton's assassination, Jay Z releasing music on Spotify, and the new James Bond trailer!

In episode 528, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and activist Francis Cronin to discuss the Apple Music Awards, William Barr not liking the investigative report he ordered, 2020 Democratic primary polls, Obama's thoughts on the current Democratic candidates, Kamala Harris suspending her campaign, the best pick up lines that work on men, the Peloton bike ad, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

  1. Apple announces first ever Apple Music Awards
  2. Barr disputes key inspector general finding about FBI’s Russia investigation
  3. Waiting for Obama
  4. National 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary Polls
  5. I am suspending my campaign today
  6. What Pick-Up Lines Work Best (on Men)?
  7. Peloton's perplexing new holiday ad has incensed the internet
  8. WATCH: Menahan Street Band - The Contender

Today on the Zeit Brite Jack and Miles discuss Kamala Harris dropping out of the 2020 Democratic race, the first Black Widow trailer, Lev Parnas, and Alanis Morissette going on tour!