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In episode 441, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and V Single podcast co-host Alison Stevenson to discuss how the press and congress should take the Mueller testimony, Trump vetoing Congress's attempt to block arm sales to Saudi Arabia, Trump's new Defense Secretary, Trump appearing in front of a doctored seal with Russian and golf imagery, Hollywood top power players favoring Kamala Harris, Beyonce's 22 Day's Nutrition, Jeffrey Epstein found injured in NYC jail cell, a possible new Rocky movie, Casey Affleck's new film, The Last Duel, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Congress and the Press Should Pick Up Where Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller Left Off

2. Trump vetoes Congress’s attempt to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia

3. Trump’s New Defense Secretary Embodies “the Swamp.” Congress Is Fine With That.

4. Trump appears in front of doctored seal with Russian and golf imagery, TPUSA aide fired

5. Hollywood's Top Power Players Favor Kamala Harris in Early Campaign Donations

6. Got 22 Days? Beyoncé and Her Trainer Have Your New Eating Plan

7. 22 Days Nutrition

8. Jeffrey Epstein Found Injured in NYC Jail Cell After Possible Suicide Attempt: Sources

9. Sylvester Stallone Refuses to Let the Past Die, Wants Another ‘Rocky’ Sequel and Maybe Even a Prequel

10. Casey Affleck, previously sued for sexual harassment, drops out of presenting at the Oscars

11. 'Light of My Life' Trailer: Casey Affleck Stars in Film About Female-Targeted Plague

12. Casey Affleck Says New Film Set in a ‘Society Without Women’ Is Not a Response to Harassment Lawsuits

13. Casey Affleck Bravely Imagines a World Without Women

14. Ridley Scott, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck & Nicole Holofcener Huddle On 14th Century Tale ‘The Last Duel’

15. WATCH: Y La Bamba - Bruja de Brujas

In episode 439, Jack and Miles are joined by writer, podcaster, and film critic Vince Mancini to discuss laugh tracks, a preview of the Mueller testimony, Joe Biden's prep for the upcoming debates, the mail bomber's Trump obsession, the fall of the Commerce department, Louisiana officers being fired for their Facebook posts attacking AOC, China investing in the US movie industry, why Leonardo DiCaprio doesn't want to talk about Titanic, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Canned laughter 'makes jokes funnier'

2. With Three Simple Answers, Mueller Can Speak Volumes

3. Nadler: DOJ directive to Mueller is part of 'ongoing cover up' from Trump administration

4. Biden, Scrutinized for Crime Bill, Unveils Plan to Reduce Mass Incarceration

5. Biden announces plan to counteract mass incarceration

6. Here Are the Lineups for the Next Democratic Debates

7. Mail Bomber’s Trump Obsession Contributed To Radicalization, Lawyers Say

8. TRUMP’S COMMERCE SECRETARY KEEPS FALLING ASLEEP DURING MEETINGS

9. ‘It’s a disaster over there’: Commerce reaches new heights of dysfunction

10. 2 Louisiana police officers fired over Facebook post suggesting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be shot

11. Japanese And Taiwanese Flags Removed From Maverick's Jacket In New Top Gun

12. Leonardo DiCaprio (sort of) addresses the Titanic door controversy with Jack's death

13. Could Jack Have Fit on the Titanic Door? Let's Examine the Modern Cinema Debate of Our Time Through the Years

14. Watch Kate Winslet prove once and for all there was room on the door for Jack in ‘Titanic’

15. WATCH: Kilo Kish - San Pedro

In episode 437, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Kenny DeForest to discuss the Cats musical film trailer, Trump selling plastic straws on his website, John Delaney's staff asking him to drop out of 2020 presidential race, the protests in Puerto Rico, the problem with privacy and FaceApp, Jamie's trip to the MENSA convention, the Lou Perlman biopic, Netflix not doing well, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. CATS - Official Trailer [HD]

2. Now Trump Is Selling Overpriced Straws To Thirsty Fans Just To Own The Libs

3. WATCH: John Delaney Booed By California Democrats After Criticizing Universal Healthcare

4. Report: John Delaney's team asks him to drop out of 2020 race

5. Tear Gas Fired at Puerto Rico Protesters Amid Calls for Governor’s Resignation

6. Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign

7. FaceApp security concerns: Russians now own all your old photos

8. High Cost of Aging? FaceApp Users Give Russian Developer ‘Perpetual’ License to Their Photos

9. FaceApp: Chuck Schumer asks for FBI investigation

10. Is FaceApp an evil plot by 'the Russians' to steal your data? Not quite

11. The FaceApp Furor Was Never About Privacy - It Was About Russia

12. Boy band svengali and convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman getting the biopic treatment

13. Mad About the Boys

14. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings may have missed the real reason why U.S. subscriber numbers plunged

15. WATCH: Y La Bamba - Something Wild

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 91 (7/15/19-7/19/19.)

In episode 434, Jack and Miles are joined by Lady to Lady podcast co-host Tess Barker to discuss Emmy nominations, Trump doubling down on his racism, Trump's connection to Jeffrey Epstein, what Julian Assange was up to at the Ecuadorian Embassy, Jeremy Renner dropping some Jeep ads, Bastille Day going hard, shows we thought we made up as kids, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Emmy Nominations 2019: See the Full List of Nominees for TV's Big Night

2. WATCH: Escape at Dannemora - "Don't Tell Anybody" - Benicio del Toro

3. Trump Absolutely Isn't Letting This Go

4. @kasie: Were the president's tweets racist? House Minority Leader McCarthy: "No."

5. JUST NOW: I asked @KellyannePolls, who’d just said @realDonaldTrump was not telling Omar/Tlaib/Pressley/AOC to go back to Somalia/Gaza/Puerto Rico/etc, which countries he was referring to. She responded by asking me where my ancestors came from, thereby confirming what he meant

6. Jeffrey Epstein Has a Fake Saudi Passport and a Safe Full of Cash and Diamonds, Prosecutors Say

7. Exclusive: Security reports reveal how Assange turned an embassy into a command post for election meddling

8. Spanish security company spied on Julian Assange’s meetings with lawyers

9. WATCH: Watch Trump praise WikiLeaks

10. Listen to 'Main Attraction', #JeremyRenner's new song in this #Jeep ad.

11. French inventor soars above Champs-Élysées on flyboard at Paris parade

12. WATCH: Jadu Heart - Harry Brompton's Ice Tea

In episode 433, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Matt Lieb to discuss the Chambong, Fox & Friends laughing at Trump's racists tweets, the Trump administration defending Trump's racism, Russian intel planting the Seth Rich conspiracy theory, Scarlett Johansson addressing the backlash against her, the backlash from a black woman playing 007, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. How to Use a Chambong

2. Fox and Friends hosts laugh about Trump’s tweets this am telling Reps. AOC, Omar, Pressley, and Tlaib to “go back” to the "crime infested places from which they came"

3. Here's Marc Short, Pence's chief of staff, defending Trump's racist tweets this morning by claiming that he can't have had "racist motives" because Elaine Chao serves in his cabinet, and he's making the point that Ilhan Omar never says positive things about the U.S..

4. ‘I don’t think the president’s intent in any way is racist’: Pence’s Chief of Staff Marc Short defends Trump's tweets about four U.S. congresswomen.

5. Russian intel planted Seth Rich conspiracy theory: report

6. Scarlett Johansson addresses past backlash for playing roles based on trans characters and other minorities

7. Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007'

8. Lashana Lynch—a Black Woman—Is Taking Over as 007. It’s About Damn Time.

9. The black woman who will be the next 007: New James Bond film will feature British actress Lashana Lynch taking over the famous codename (but that doesn't stop legendary agent trying to seduce her)

10. Is Captain Marvel’s Lashana Lynch Playing The New James Bond?

11. Why the Latest Bond 25 Rumor Has the Internet Both Shaken and Stirred

12. 7 Insanely Dark James Bond Scenes They Hope You Forget

13. WATCH: Clams Casino - Bookfiend Ft. DOOM

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 90 (7/8/19-7/12/19.)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 89 (7/1/19-7/5/19.)

In this special 5th of July episode, Jack and Miles are joined by Super Producers Danl Goodman and Sophie Lichterman to talk what they personally find overrated and underrated. Happy 4th of July!