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Mueller Hands In Homework, Papa Shaq's Pizza 3.25.19

In episode 355, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Nerdificent co-host Ify Nwadiwe to discuss Papa John being replaced by Shaq, Schraderbräu beer from Breaking Bad coming to life, the Mueller Report being submitted, the House Democrats trying to push out any progress in the party, Democrats wanting Joe Biden, Fox News losing ad revenue due to racist anchors, the Disney/Fox merger, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Neo-Nazis hijacked Papa John’s brand. Can Shaq take it back?

2. Breaking Bad’s Schraderbräu beer is about to be real

3. Mueller Delivers Report on Trump-Russia Investigation to Attorney General

4. House Democrats Move to Hobble Primary Challengers

5. Obama donors prepare to power Biden’s campaign

6. Without Major Sponsors, Tucker Carlson's Show Leans on Ads for Fox Programming

7. As Layoffs Arrive, Disney and Fox Staff Voice Frustrations

8. Hollywood Makes Way for the Disney-Fox Behemoth

9. The Disney-Fox Deal Sails Through, a Bit Too Easily

10. WATCH: Lizzo - Tempo (feat. Missy Elliott) [Official Audio]

Weekly Zeitgeist 67 (Best of 3/18/19-3/22/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 74 (3/18/19-3/22/19.)

AOC IS SKYNET, Forrest Gump 2 3.22.19

In episode 354, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Yelling About Pâté podcast co-host Karl Hess to discuss Bill and Ted 3, Florida proposing restrictions on Felon Voting Rights Restoration bill, Joe Biden planning to run with Stacey Abrams, Mike Huckabee thinking AOC is a robot, Jared Kushner being an out of touch idiot, the new Deadwood movie, a bloidwatch check in, the almost Forrest Gump sequel, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Bill & Ted 3 confirmed by Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter

2. FL. Legislature proposes new restrictions on Felon Voting Rights Restoration bill

3. Trump signs executive order on campus free speech

4. Trump Wants U.S. to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

5. Stacey Abrams Is Poised to Become the First Female African-American Governor

6. Joe Biden’s plan for an early VP selection is a terrible idea

7. Pete Buttigieg is the hottest candidate in the 2020 race right now

8. Pete Buttigieg says he’s mayor of a turnaround city. Here’s how that claim stands up.

9. Mike Huckabee calls AOC the 'best thing' for Trump

10. The Very Best, Very Worst of Jared Kushner in Kushner, Inc.

11. ‘Deadwood’ Movie Trailer Reveals Tense New Footage, Confirms May Premiere Date

12. Lori Loughlin ‘Believed Her Heart Was in Right Place’ Helping Her Daughters Get Into USC

13. I talked to Forrest Gump screenwriter Eric Roth about the sequel he wrote, and it would've been... interesting.

14. WATCH: When I Go To Sleep - S.maharba

Elizabeth Holmes Voice vs Tarantino Blaccent 3.21.19

In episode 353, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and podcast host Teresa Lee to discuss Woodstock 50, the Once Upon A Time In Hollywood trailer, Trump continuing to attack John McCain, the new EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler's first interview, concertina wire being stolen from the border fence, how college admissions are a mess, AirPods getting an upgrade, Elizabeth Holmes' voice, brother of the year Michael Sanchez, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Woodstock 50 lineup revealed: Jay-Z, Miley Cyrus, The Black Keys performing

2. WATCH: ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD - Official Teaser Trailer (HD)

3. WATCH: Stranger Things 3 - Official Trailer

4. WATCH: Quentin Tarantino Is Bad at Talking to Black People

5. 'Bizarre new low': Meghan McCain slams Trump for attacking father John McCain

6. Ignoring historic floods, EPA’s Wheeler says climate impacts are ’50 to 75 years out’

7. In his first TV interview since being confirmed, @EPA administrator @EPAAWheelersays unsafe water is a bigger environmental crisis than climate change.

8. Concertina wire stolen from border fence and used for home security in Tijuana, authorities say

9. College Sports Are Affirmative Action for Rich White Students

10. 'Z-List' Students Overwhelmingly White, Often Legacies

11. Legacy Admit Rate Five Times That of Non-Legacies, Court Docs Show

12. AirPods, the world’s most popular wireless headphones, are getting even better

13. WATCH: Elizabeth Holmes' (of Theranos) Real Voice

14. Brother Of Bezos GF Admits ‘Deal With The Devil,’ Claims He Tried To Protect Couple

14. WATCH: Quasimoto-Seasons Change

Soda IS Bad? Mom, Twitter Is Deep Stating Me!! 3.20.19

In episode 352, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss how soda is bad for you, Devin Nunes suing Twitter, New Zealand come down hard on their gun control laws, Fox and Friends having dumb opinions on everything as usual, MoviePass coming back, a check in with the GoFundMe homeless scam, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Study: Daily diet drinks linked to strokes, heart attacks, and early death

2. Even a little bit of soda is a lot not good

3. Fox News’ Judge Napolitano Dismisses Devin Nunes’ Twitter Lawsuit: ‘Novel Litigation’ to Get Attention

4. ‘This was an orchestrated effort’: Devin Nunes sues Twitter, ‘Devin Nunes’ cow’ for defamation

5. How to Buy a Gun in 16 Countries

6. The mass shooting in New Zealand was designed to spread on social media

7. Why court photos of the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter’s face are blurred

8. On Fox News, a table full of wealthy and powerful white people agree that "all the cries about racism, et cetera" are just an "emotional" distraction to "change the subject" from the awesome Trump economy.

9. Fox & Friends segment defends the thoughts & prayers response to mass shootings: "The power of prayer isn't about results, it's about an ongoing relationship with God and combating hate."

10. Fox & Friends co-host says millennials' anxieties about arguing with romantic partners are really about their phones

11. MoviePass, desperate to get back together, is bringing back the unlimited plan

12. Woman raises more than $250,000 for homeless man who helped her

13. Homeless man, N.J. woman accused in GoFundMe scam plead guilty

14. WATCH: Wild Nothing // Partners In Motion (Official Audio)

Treat Terrorism Like Terrorism, Jexodus? 3.18.19

In episode 350, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Brandon Johnson to discuss James Gunn returning to 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3,'  what 'Jexodus' means'  the terrorist attack in New Zealand, Trump openly supporting violent acts, American Civil War talks getting louder, Mike Pence's meeting with the Prime Minister of Ireland, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Irish Prime Minister with Mike Pence

2. James Gunn Back On as 'Guardians of the Galaxy 3' Director

3. “Jexodus,” the fake departure of American Jews from the Democratic Party, explained

4. Jexodus Meaning

5. How the far right is adopting the ISIS global model

6. Donald Trump's Budget For A Declining America

7. Trump Suggests His Supporters Could Turn to Political Violence If His Opponents 'Go to a Certain Point'

8. In America, talk turns to something unspoken for 150 years: Civil war

9. WATCH: Rock N Roll - Mos Def - Black On Both Sides

Weekly Zeitgeist 66 (Best of 3/11/19-3/15/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 73 (3/11/19-3/15/19.)

Weekly Zeitgeist 65 (Best of 3/4/19-3/8/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 72 (3/4/19-3/8/19.)

RIP Malls & Cable LOL, Jedi Delusion Syndrome 3.8.19

In episode 344, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Culture Kings co-host Jacquis Neal to discuss people cutting their cable service, the decline of the mall, Kristjen Nielsen being questioned by the Oversight Committee, Elijah Cummings coming for Brian Kemp, the crisis between Democrats over Ilhan Omar's comments about Israel, Jane Meyer's revealing article about Fox News, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge coming to Disneyland and Disney World, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Nearly 3M Pay-TV Subscribers Cut Service In 2018, Double 2017 Total – Study

2. Store Closures Ramping Back Up

3. Under questioning from @RepUnderwood, Nielsen admits she was broadly unfamiliar with research indicating kids are traumatized by being separated from their parents before DHS implemented its "zero tolerance" policy

4. During heated exchange w/@RepKathleenRice, Nielsen justifies family separations: "The consequence of any adult going to jail is being separated from their child"

5. Elijah Cummings COMING For Election Brian Kemp Stole From Stacey Abrams

6. Omar uproar swamps Pelosi

7. The Making of the Fox News White House

8. Disney announces opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

9. WATCH: Arima Ederra - Free Again