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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

What’s A Skittles Party? Salty Spielberg 3.5.19

In episode 341, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Caitlin Durante to discuss The Wandering Earth, Taco Bell being the healthy fast food option, the deaths of Luke Perry and Keith Flint, the wreckage from the tornado in Alabama, Trump's CPAC speech, the new HBO Michael Jackson documentary 'Leaving Neverland,' Fox News shutting down the Stormy Daniels story before Trump's election, Steven Spielberg shading Netflix, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. China’s blockbuster The Wandering Earth is coming to Netflix

2. Taco Bell is now one of America's healthiest fast-food chains

3. TACO BELL NUTRITION

4. Hollywood Pays Tribute To Luke Perry: “Truly One Of A Kind”

5. Keith Flint: Prodigy vocalist dies aged 49

6. Alabama reels in aftermath of deadly tornadoes

7. Trump goads the crowd into booing "the fake news," then suggests he was just being sarcastic when he called for Russian hackers to go after Hillary Clinton's emails during a 2016 news conference.

8. Trump says "bullshit."

9. The 4 most striking moments from Part 1 of ‘Leaving Neverland,’ HBO’s Michael Jackson documentary

10. Fox News Got Stormy Daniels Story Before Trump’s Election, Spiked It: Report

11. Steven Spielberg Takes Veiled Shot at Streamers, Urges Filmmakers to Make Movies for Theaters

12. The Spielberg vs. Netflix Battle Could Mean Collateral Damage for Indies at the Oscars

13. Netflix Alters Model; Gives Awards Films ‘Roma’, ‘Buster Scruggs’ & ‘Bird Box’ Theatrical Runs Before Streaming

14. Netflix Impact On Movie Theaters Is Negligible, Concludes A Study Commissioned By Movie Theaters

15. WATCH: Negative Gemini - You Weren't There Anymore

#1 King Of All Fun, Lil Tay OK? 3.4.19

In episode 340, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Hana Michels to discuss Instagram flexer Lil Tay breaking her silence, CPAC being a conservative open mic, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry choosing to raise their child with fluid approach, the man Trump hired to bid on his portrait, Sean Hannity denying any working relationship with Michael Cohen, Amazon selling many conspiracy theory literature, fake Amazon reviews, fast food being as unhealthy as ever, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Lil Tay Breaks Her Silence: ‘I’m in a Bad Situation’

2. WATCH: LIL TAY's Brother telling her what to say (EXSPOSED) behind the scenes

3. Who Was Lil Tay? The making, and marketing, of a 9-year-old meme machine.

4. At CPAC, Don Jr makes a "me too" joke while discussing guns and transgender people

5. Meghan Markle has revealed to friends that she and Prince Harry 'plan to raise their child with a fluid approach to gender' and won't impose stereotypes on their royal baby, magazine claims

6. Meet The No. 1 King Of All Fun, AKA The Fake Bidder On A Trump Painting

7. Hannity insists Cohen "was never my attorney" - Cohen said in court Hannity was 1 of his 3 clients - then says Cohen told him he decided to make hush payments on his own

8. Robert De Niro pulls anti-vaccine film from Tribeca after controversy

9. Anti-vaccination conspiracy theories thrive on Amazon

10. A Global Government Is Waiting in the Wings

11. Amazon and Hulu's algorithms are recommending conspiracy theory films, and the consequences could be more serious than you might think

12. Is It Really Five Stars? How to Spot Fake Amazon Reviews

13. Thirty years of fast food: Greater variety, but more salt, larger portions, and added calories

14. WATCH: Part Time - I Can Treat You Better (feat. Ariel Pink)

Weekly Zeitgeist 64 (Best of 2/25/19-3/1/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 71 (2/25/19-3/1/19.)

BiTo 2020, Worst Best Picture Oscars 3.1.19

In episode 339, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Atsuko Okatsuka to discuss a mobsters thoughts on if Michael Cohen will survive prison, possible presidential run announcements from Beto and Biden, what is going on between India and Pakistan, Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un, a check in with Mr. Mark 'I Am Not Racist!' Meadows, Pam Northam pulling a Ralph, a weak gun control bill passing, Vulture's list of best picture winners, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to talk about the Benjamin Netanyahu's indictment.

FOOTNOTES:

1. EXCLUSIVE: Gambino mob heir predicts Michael Cohen will get WHACKED in prison because 'inmates love Trump and hate rats'

2. Joe Biden is getting advice from social media executives on how best to appeal to young voters

3. Sources: Beto O'Rourke won't challenge John Cornyn for Senate, paving way for presidential bid

4. Why the War for Kashmir Burns On

5. Trump’s Talks With Kim Jong-un Collapse, and Both Sides Point Fingers

6. Prosecutor Moves to Indict Netanyahu on Corruption Charges

7. Netanyahu’s new rival is surging in Israel’s polls

8. IDF Peace Cartoon

9. Sara Netanyahu, Wife of Israeli Prime Minister, to Face Fraud Charges

10. Mark Meadows: “How dare you call me a racist!”

11. CPAC is completely beyond parody folks

12. Pam Northam, Wife of Blackface Enthusiast Virginia Governor, Hands Cotton to Black Students During Tour of Governor’s Mansion

13. 26 Democrats join Republicans in support of gun control measure that jeopardizes immigrants

14. Every Oscar Best Picture Winner, Ranked

15. WATCH: SALES - Off and On

cOhEN iS A LiAr tHo!!! Got Beer? 2.28.19

In episode 338, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jason Burke and our local counsel Lauren Manso to discuss a man tea bagging some salsa, Representative Matt Gaetz's thoughts on Michael Cohen, Cohen's testimony, Trump's banning some journalists from his meeting with Kim Jong Un, a directors cut of A Star Is Born coming to theaters, beer becoming less popular, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Area man teabags salsa

2. Question: "Congressman, does your tweet amount to witness tampering?:"

3. Rep. Matt Gaetz Repeats Cohen Threat on House Floor: ‘Does He Lie to His Own Family?’

4. Michael Cohen's most fiery accusations against Trump

5. White House Bars 4 U.S. Journalists From Trump’s Dinner With Kim in Hanoi

6. A Star Is Born Extended Cut Coming to Theaters So We Can All Take Another Look

7. "Drink more beer" campaign from big brewers probably not happening

8. WATCH: Anika - I Go To Sleep

Is It Mueller Time? Space Jam Save Us 2.25.19

In episode 335, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by actor and Winnetka podcast host Jessica Harper to discuss Steve King planning to run again, Times Up CEO resigning over her son's misconduct, Space Jam 2, the Mueller report coming soon, Michael Cohen testifying soon, Roger Stone being told to shut up, Adam Schiff;s letter to Republicans, North Carolina getting a do-over election, reparations gaining popularity with democratic presidential candidates, Pinterest taking down anti-vaxer material, a man offering marijuana for fast food on Facebook, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Steve King: 'I have nothing to apologize for,' plans to run for re-election

2. Time's Up CEO Resigned Because Her Son Was Accused of Sexual Misconduct

3. 'Space Jam 2' will slam dunk into theaters in 2021

4. Original Space Jam website

5. The Mueller Report Is Coming. Here’s What to Expect.

6. Michael Cohen to testify before House panel on Feb. 27

7. Judge Orders Roger Stone to Shut Up

8. Adam Schiff: An open letter to my Republican colleagues

9. North Carolina Is Getting A Do-Over Election

10. 2020 Democrats Embrace Race-Conscious Policies, Including Reparations

11. Pinterest Is Trying to Curb Anti-Vaxxer Misinformation

12. Police: Local man's Facebook offer to trade marijuana wax for fast food lands him in jail

13. Winnetka: A Memoir by Jessica Harper

14. WATCH: Video Age - Pop Therapy

Weekly Zeitgeist 63 (Best of 2/19/19-2/22/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 70 (2/19/19-2/22/19.)

LGBTrump, RIP Space Farce 2.21.19

In episode 333, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and scam queen Laci Mosley to discuss people trolling Captain Marvel, Emma Thompson leaving a project involving John Lasseter, Ariana Grande's zamboni past, a student selling drugs through a mobile gaming app, the Trump administration's plans to launch a global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality, Trump meddling with the DOJ's investigation, Trump's failed space force, Andy King of the Fyre Festival speaking out about his infamous storyline from the documentary, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. The morons are already out here trying to tank Captain Marvel on Rotten Tomatoes

2. Emma Thompson quits film after John Lasseter joins production

3. Behold, 5-Year-Old Ariana Grande Enthusiastically Riding a Zamboni

4. UC Santa Cruz Student Sold Drugs Through Mobile Gaming App, Feds Say

5. Trump administration launches global effort to end criminalization of homosexuality

6. First 100 Days: How President Trump Has Impacted LGBTQ Rights

7. Trump’s transgender military service ban just got a big win from the Supreme Court

8. Trump Praises Karen Pence For Teaching Job After LGBTQ Backlash

9. Intimidation, Pressure and Humiliation: Inside Trump’s Two-Year War on the Investigations Encircling Him

10. Bowing to Congress, Trump scales back proposed ‘space force’

11. WATCH: Andy King from 'Fyre' Documentary Glad Oral Sex Story Wasn't Edited Out | TMZ

12. WATCH: Mothers - "PINK"

Posthumously Canceled, LET MALIA LIVE 2.20.19

In episode 332, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and musician Chris Crofton to discuss the Peanut Butter Pump, the death of Karl Lagerfeld, Bernie Sanders announcing his presidential run, Roger Stone being a moron, the press snitching on Malia Obama, John Wayne making problematic comments in the seventies, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. The Peanut Butter Pump

2. Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85; Prolific Designer Defined Luxury Fashion

3. Bernie Sanders is running for president — and his policies would have a huge impact on business

4. Mueller Unceremoniously Went into Significant Detail About Roger Stone Connection to DNC Hack

5. Roger Stone 'humbly' apologizes for posting photo of federal judge featuring cross-hairs symbol despite gag order

6. Stop Snitching on Malia Obama

7. READ: John Wayne’s 1971 Playboy Interview Transcript

8. Chris Crofton Album Info

8. WATCH: Live - Lakini's Juice

So(ber)cial Media, The Great Fry Debate 2.19.19

In episode 331, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Kenny DeForest to discuss how millennials are drinking less cause of social media, official French fries rankings, Trump's physical exams results, Trump's state of emergency announcement, Andrew McCabe's revealing information on Jeff Sessions and Trump, Putin being floored by female Judo champ, Trump's misleading comments about Virginia's new abortion bill, the Irn Bru drink, the U.S. Copyright Office claiming the Milly Rock and Carlton dance aren't copyrightable, Apple starting a streaming service, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Are millennials and Gen-Z avoiding alcohol because of social media?

2. The official fast food French fry power rankings

3. Fast-Food Fries, Ranked From Cardboard to Crispy Perfection

4. Trump in 'very good health overall' but obese, according to physical exam results

5. In a bizarre sing-song cadence, Trump acknowledges that his national emergency will face legal challenges, but expresses hope that SCOTUS will eventually rule in his favor.

6. Key moment from Trump's remarks today: He accidentally admits "I didn't need to do this" with regard to his national emergency declaration.

7. Andrew McCabe’s disturbing account of working for Sessions and Trump

8. The woman who floored Putin! Olympic judo medallist sends Russian leader flying in practice session - but pictures of his defeat are 'censored'

9. Trump’s misleading comments about Gov. Ralph Northam and infanticide, explained

10. The controversy around Virginia’s new abortion bill, explained

11. Abortion

12. Irn Bru 32

13. U.S. Copyright Office shades the "Carlton dance" while refusing Alfonso Ribeiro's ownership claim

14. How Alfonso Ribeiro came up with "The Carlton Dance"

15. Netflix Spent $12 Billion on Content in 2018. Analysts Expect That to Grow to $15 Billion This Year

16. Apple will reportedly launch its new video-streaming service at March 25 event

17. WATCH: Beau Peep - 97's

Weekly Zeitgeist 62 (Best of 2/11/19-2/15/19)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 69 (2/11/19-2/15/19.)

Art Of The Fail, Nike Crushes Small Businessman 2.15.19

In episode 330, Jack and Miles are joined by Yo Is This Racist's co-host Andrew Ti to discuss a Colorado store closing down after they boycotted Nike cause of Colin Kaepernick ad, Amazon canceling their plans to build an HQ in New York City, Trump calling a state of emergency over the border wall, Paul Manafort lying while under cooperation agreement, Frozen 2 trailer dropping, an absurd Newsweek story, the Oscars upsetting everyone, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Colorado store that boycotted Nike after Colin Kaepernick ad will close

2. Amazon Cancels Plan For NYC Headquarter Location

3. The Art Of The Kneel: How Trump’s Tactics Kept Shrinking His Wall

4. If Trump declares a national emergency, Pelosi can jam Republicans. Here's how.

5. Fox host says if Trump supports bipartisan bill the shutdown will have been a "waste of time"

6. Document: Judge Rules Manafort Lied While Under Cooperation Agreement

7. Fox’s Andrew Napolitano: Paul Manafort lying to a grand jury means that “he’s exposed to more than 20 years in jail,” in turn meaning that “he might very well be a candidate for a pardon, and the public might accept the pardon.”

8. This clip never gets old.

9. Frozen 2 sets record for most watched animated trailer

10. SNAKE BITES MAN, MAN BITES WIFE SO THEY CAN DIE TOGETHER, WIFE SURVIVES

11. Oscar Intrigue: Did Lady Gaga Force Academy To Fix Song Snafu? Are Last Year’s Actor Winners Being Ignored As Presenters?

12. Allison Janney Will Present at the Oscars After All

13. ‘A fundamentally stupid decision’: Hollywood bashes Oscars’ move to give four awards during commercials

14. Sorry Academy, Oscars Ratings and Running Time Don’t Correlate (Opinion)

15. WATCH: Aso - Inside All Day

Make Executive Time Fun Again; AVATAR IS REALISTIC, STFU 2.14.19

In episode 329, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Blair Socci to discuss new innovations in indulgence, American's not being able to pay back their car loans, Trump's new golf simulator, a current day measles outbreak, Ihlan Oman's comments about AIPAC, GOP removing Colin Kaepernick's name from Black History Month bill, a check in with Howard Schultz, James Cameron's thoughts on Aquaman, the new movie Yesterday, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. I tried all of the Häagen-Dazs boozy ice creams and they were like alcoholic versions of childhood treats

2. The Internet Is Irrationally Hyped About Panera’s Double Bread Bowl

3. Just Released: Auto Loans in High Gear

4. Trump installs new 'golf simulator' at White House: report

5. ‘A Match Into a Can of Gasoline’: Measles Outbreak Now an Emergency in Washington State

6. Measles Outbreak Swells to 49, First Adult Over 30 Diagnosed

7. MEASLES INVESTIGATION

8. Parents Are at War Over Measles Outbreak

9. ‘It will take off like a wildfire’: The unique dangers of the Washington state measles outbreak

10. The rise of anti-vaxxer bots: Fake news is going viral — & it’s bad for our health

11. Omar: 'I unequivocally apologize' after backlash over new Israel tweets

12. Join AIPAC's Congressional Club

13. WI GOPers Blocked Black History Month Bill Until Kaepernick’s Name Removed

14. Howard Schultz on the Starbucks racial profiling incident

15. James Cameron slams Aquaman, a movie where sharks shoot frickin' lasers, for its lack of realism

16. WATCH: Yesterday Trailer #1 (2019) | Movieclips Trailers

17. WATCH: James Blake- Mile High (feat. Travis Scott and Metro Boomin)