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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 97 (8/26/19-8/30/19.)

In episode 462, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Dan Ahdoot to discuss the return of Pumpkin Spice Latte, the VMA's with Sebastian Maniscalco, Bret Stephens' meltdown over being called a bedbug, the Jeffrey Epstein hearing, Saudi Arabia's future city and their huge roller coaster, whether Red Bull actually gives you wings, Eva Longoria directing a Flamin' Hot Cheetos movie, #BoycottOliveGarden, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here's What Starbucks's New Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Tastes Like, Compared to a PSL

2. Watch Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco Open the MTV Video Music Awards by Complaining About Young People

3. Bret Stephens Has A Real Bedbug Up His Ass Today

4. At the New York Times, Bedbugs

5. Bret Stephens goes to MSNBC to comment on the bedbug situation, saying the rhetoric is "dehumanizing and totally unacceptable." He also says that there's a "bad history" of "being analogized to insects that goes back to a lot of totalitarian regimes"

6. Jeffrey Epstein’s Victims, Denied a Trial, Vent Their Fury at a Hearing

7. Epstein Victims Vent Anger at ‘Coward,’ While His Lawyers Hint at Conspiracy

8. Watch: Saudi Arabia to have the 'longest, highest and fastest roller coaster' in the world

9. WATCH: NEOM, The Futuristic Mega City Saudi Arabia Is Planning

10. Red Bull is paying $10 to Canadians who thought it would actually give them wings

11. Eva Longoria To Direct Cheetos Movie ‘Flamin’ Hot’ For Fox Searchlight & Franklin Entertainment

12. #BOYCOTTOLIVEGARDEN TRENDS AFTER FALSE TWEET GOES VIRAL; 6 MORE RECENT BOYCOTTS

13. Boycott these companies supporting Trump's re-election

14. The Politics on Your Plate at Olive Garden

15. How a giant restaurant conglomerate teamed up with banks to stiff its workers

16. If restaurant servers get a minimum-wage hike, should you still tip 20 percent?

17. WATCH: Kate Bollinger - Untitled

In episode 460, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, author, and Noble Blood host Dana Schwartz to discuss the death of David Koch, the G7 Summit, Trump trying to go to war with China, Ruth Bader Ginsburg in treatment for a tumor, Fox New's thoughts on homelessness and marijuana, A$AP Rocky not thanking Trump, a giant volcano that could end human life, the new socialism-themed Monopoly game, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. David Koch, Billionaire Who Fueled Right-Wing Movement, Dies at 79

2. How the Koch brothers built the most powerful rightwing group you've never heard of

3. Covert Operations

4. Group of Eight

5. The World's Top 10 Largest Economies

6. Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations

7. Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goods

8. Escalation in U.S.-China trade war threatens global economy, poses Trump reelection risk

9. Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent treatment for tumor on pancreas, Supreme Court says

10. ON FOX NEWS, REPUBLICAN STRATEGIST LAMENTS PEOPLE LAYING ON THE STREET 'HAVING JUST SHOT UP WITH MARIJUANA'

11. On Fox News, Republican strategist David Avella indicates he thinks people inject themselves with marijuana

12. A$AP Rocky Didn't Let Trump Use Him

13. A Giant Volcano Could End Human Life on Earth as We Know It

14. Viral Thread Gets Very Deep Into Hasbro's New Socialism-Themed Monopoly Game

15. Here's Monopoly: Socialism, a primer on socialism by dipshits, for dipshits

16. WATCH: Make This Magic by Godriguez

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 96 (8/19/19-8/23/19.)

In episode 459, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Chinedu Unaka to discuss the new Apple card, the fires burning in the Amazon, Sarah Sanders joining Fox News, Trump denying detainees vaccines, Joe Walsh possibly knocking Trump out of the race, the big business of scavenging, the Spider-man Sony / Marvel debacle, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. How to clean your Apple Card

2. Amazon fires: Bolsonaro says Brazil cannot fight them

3. Blame humans for starting the Amazon fires, environmentalists say

4. People are deliberately starting fires in the #AmazonRainforest to illegally deforest indigenous land for cattle ranching

5. Jair Bolsonaro claims NGOs behind Amazon forest fire surge – but provides no evidence

6. Fires in the Amazon, the planet at risk

7. Sarah Sanders becomes the latest ex-Trump official to join Fox News

8. Trump’s new press secretary was arrested for DUI while working on the 2016 campaign during her rocky rise to the White House

9. Opinion: Denying flu vaccinations to border detainees isn’t just cruel, it’s dangerous

10. If Joe Walsh Primaries Trump, Will We Stop Calling Him A Deadbeat Dad?

11. THE GOP SUICIDE SQUAD GEARS UP TO PRIMARY TRUMP

12. How China used Facebook and Twitter to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests

13. The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America

14. Disney-Sony Standoff Ends Marvel Studios & Kevin Feige’s Involvement In ‘Spider-Man’

15. The Secret History of Spider-ManMovies

16. Sony once turned down a chance to buy all of Marvel’s movie rights for only $25 million

17. WATCH: Black Taffy - Lantern Flies In Mist

In episode 456, Jack and Miles are joined by super producer and Ethnically Ambiguous co-host Anna Hossnieh to discuss the right scamming old people, Trump trying to buy Greenland, Trump trying to pump himself up for the election, Fox News polls, insurance companies being very shady, more Jeffrey Epstein crap, best burger in every state, vaping-linked breathing problems, Pumpkin Space spam, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Bill O’Reilly’s Precious Metals

2. Greenland's government tells President Donald Trump the island is 'not for sale'

3. President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland

4. Allies worry Trump is "running out of tools" to boost the economy

5. Fox News poll shows Trump losing to Biden, Warren, Sanders and Harris

6. Insurance Companies Are Paying Cops To Investigate Their Own Customers

7. Jeffrey Epstein Spent Time Alone With Young Woman In Prison's Attorney Room

8. Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell spotted at In-N-Out Burger in first photos since his death

9. Where to Get the Best Burger in Every State

10. Cases of vaping-linked breathing problems now reported in 8 states

11. Danny Masterson vows to ‘beat’ exes in court in Scientology lawsuit

12. Is Cleaning Your Ears With Cotton Swabs Really That Dangerous?

13. Pumpkin Spice Spam is coming soon to Walmart

14. Pumpkin Spice Spam Exists, and Here’s Our Honest Review

15. The Bizarre Reason People Are So Addicted To Pumpkin Spice Lattes

16. WATCH: Weval - The Weight

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 95 (8/12/19-8/16/19.)

In episode 455, Jack and Miles are joined by Stuff Mom Never Told You's co-host Samantha McVey to discuss Jay-Z's NFL deal, Trump demanding Israel deny entry to Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, Joe Biden's team trying to hide his gaffes, updates on the Jeffrey Epstein suicide, a white savior leading to the deaths of Ugandan children, Sarah Silverman being fired from a job because of an old blackface sketch, why Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is doing so well, election merchandise, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Jay-Z defends NFL deal; Panthers' Reid critical

2. Israel Denies Entry to Omar and Tlaib After Trump’s Call to Block Them

3. Biden allies float scaling back events to limit gaffes

4. Autopsy finds broken bones in Jeffrey Epstein’s neck, deepening questions around his death

5. EXCLUSIVE: Jeffrey Epstein shipped $50K cement truck to 'Pedophile Island' three weeks before damning expose was released, paying for machine up front so it would arrive quicker, as experts say he could have 'literally covered up evidence'

6. Jeffrey Epstein’s Bodyguard on His Former Boss’s Lifestyle, Cruelty, Suicide

9. American With No Medical Training Ran Center For Malnourished Ugandan Kids. 105 Died

10. Sarah Silverman reveals she was just recently fired from a movie over 2007 blackface sketch

11. Tarantino And DiCaprio's 'Hollywood' Is A Bigger Hit Than You Might Think (Box Office)

12. Trump Campaign Sells 'Fredo Unhinged' Shirts After Chris Cuomo's Viral Blowup

13. Kamala Harris Campaign Selling T-Shirts Inspired by Viral Joe Biden Moment

14. Kentucky Democrats mock McConnell with 'Moscow Mitch' merch

15. DONALD TRUMP CAMPAIGN MANAGER SAYS NEARLY 1 MILLION MAGA HATS SOLD, AND $45 MILLION MADE

16. WATCH: Horse Jumper of Love - “Spaceman" 

In episode 454, Jack and Miles are joined by Ron Burgundy Podcast's Carolina Barlow to discuss Chris Cuomo yelling at people who called him names, Trump's pettiness towards Justin Trudeau, the trades wars with China, protests going on in Hong Kong, the presidential candidates that should give up and run for senate, the new Princess Diana musical, Olive Garden's Pasta Pass, the death of cable, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here We Present Chris Cuomo at His Most Wild and Relatable

2. Scoop: Inside Trump's strange pen-pal diplomacy with Justin Trudeau

3. Trump dismisses farmers’ concerns over trade war as his agriculture secretary insults them

4. Chaos Grips Hong Kong’s Airport as Police Clash with Protesters

5. Hickenlooper would have a massive lead in Senate primary, poll finds

6. Beto, come home. Texas needs you. [Editorial]

7. The Princess Diana Musical Is Coming to Broadway

8. Olive Garden to America: Drop Dead

9. U.S. Pay-TV Subscriber Losses More Than Triple To 1.5M In Q2, Report Finds

10. WATCH: Yesterday - J Dilla - EXTENDED CUT

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 94 (8/5/19-8/9/19.)

The Ron Burgundy Podcast Season 2 Trailer

Ron Burgundy is back for season 2 of his hit podcast with bigger guests, bigger laughs, and a bigger Ron - proving once again that he is the most naturally handsome podcaster that has ever lived. Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in the Ron Burgundy Podcast! Each episode has a different theme in which Ron engages in conversation with another notable person on the topic at hand. In true Ron Burgundy fashion, these conversations have a tendency to go off the rails, and we find out things about people we never knew we wanted to know. In season 2, Ron considers a run for President, continues to perform music, and blacks out at work. Listen to The Ron Burgundy Podcast on the iHeartRadio App, or wherever you get your podcasts!