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The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 88 (6/24/19-6/28/19.)

In episode 423, Jack and special guest host Sara June are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast co-host Jamie Loftus to discuss the Taco Bell hotel selling out in two minutes, a new Subway ad, the Democratic debates, The Office leaving Netflix, cocaine being BACK, and more!

NOTE FROM SARA: I said on this podcast that Warren does not support Medicare for All, that is INCORRECT, she does and she also supports abolishing private insurance. My bad!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Reservations for Taco Bell’s hotel sell out in 2 minutes

2. got another capitalism greatest hit. i will give you one hundred thousand dollars if you can guess the brand by the end

3. First Democratic debate 2019: Live updates from Night Two

4. 'The Office': Why NBCUniversal Is Paying $500M to Pull the Hit From Netflix

5. ‘The Office’ to Stream Exclusively on NBCUniversal Service Beginning in 2021

6. Why Is Gen Z Obsessed with The Office?

7. Why The Office, Now One of Netflix’s Biggest Hits, Still Resonates With Audiences

8. Cocaine Is Back. Blame Technology for It.

9. WATCH: Chronixx: “Majesty” (Official Music Video)

In episode 422, Jack and special guest host super producer Nick Stumpf are joined by Creature Feature podcast host Katie Goldin to discuss the controversial name for Kim Kardashians new shape wear, Trump making a joke about McCain's death, Robert Mueller planning to testify before the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees, Tucker Carlson agreeing with Elizabeth Warren's 'economic patriotism' plan, Charmin's Forever Roll toilet paper roll, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Kim Kardashian's Kimono lingerie line sparks Japanese anger

2. Trump’s bizarre attack on McCain lowlights raucous speech to evangelical group

3. Impeachment backers say Mueller's testimony could be a game-changer

4. Tucker Carlson: Elizabeth Warren's "Economic Patriotism" Plan "Sounds Like Donald Trump At His Best"

5. Millennials Are Finally Getting The Giant Roll Of Toilet Paper They Deserve

6. WATCH: Cate Le Bon - Home to You (Official Video)

In episode 421, Jack and special guest host Daniel Van Kirk are joined by Ridiculous History podcast's Noel Brown to discuss break dancing being provisionally approved for Paris 2024, the media 'Trump slump,' rape accusations against Trump going unnoticed, Trump's verbal attack on Iran, NCAA refusing to pay their athletes, Lee Elementary creating a Lee-off, best ice cream shops per state, the hottest tattoo's on men with super producer Anna Hossnieh, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. BREAKING APPROVED AS ONE OF FOUR PROVISIONAL SPORTS FOR PARIS 2024

2. "Trump slump" hits big media

3. Hideous Men Donald Trump assaulted me in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room 23 years ago. But he’s not alone on the list of awful men in my life.

4. Trump says attack by Iran on anything American will be met with 'obliteration'

5. WATCH: Shabazz Napier: "Some nights I go to bed starving"

6. California Schools Face Potential NCAA Ban If Compensation Bill Passes

7. Bruce Lee Elementary? Twitter weighs in on plan to rename Robert E. Lee schools

8. The Best Ice Cream Shop in Every State

9. The ‘Euphoria’ Teenagers Are Wild. But Most Real Teenagers Are Tame.

10. The 34 Kinds Of Tattoos That Look Insanely Hot On Guys

11. WATCH: Tierra Whack - Toe Jam

In episode 420, Jack and special guest host Sara June are joined by comedian drag queen and Ghosted podcast host Roz Drezfalez to discuss how Oregon has way too much weed, Warner Bro's Media hiring a female CEO, the US military thinking we can win a nuclear win, Pete Buttigieg facing criticism from his own town, mystery investors buying out California's newspapers, 7-Eleven starting to deliver slurpees, Sylvestor Stallone charging fans for selfies, the sexual politics of Toy Story 4, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Oregon has too much cannabis. Two laws may help the state manage its surplus

2. Ann Sarnoff Named Warner Bros. CEO in Surprise Pick

3. Warner Bros. On ‘Precipice of Change’ as Studio Preps for WarnerMedia Boot Camp

4. Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine

5. Buttigieg criticized at emotional town hall after shooting

6. Frustration, confusion as Bakersfield Californian faces layoffs and new ownership

7. Who are the mystery investors buying some of California’s last family-owned newspapers?

8. 7-Eleven Slurpee delivery service now reaches beaches and parks

9. Sylvester Stallone charging fans $1550 for a selfie

10. Box Office: ‘Toy Story 4’ Dominates With $118 Million Debut

11. Disney announces that Woody will be “openly bisexual” in Toy Story 4

12. WATCH: "Toy Story 4" Transgender Character Exposed

13. Everything You Need to Know About Forky, the Neurotic Breakout Star of 'Toy Story 4'

14. WATCH: Habibi Funk // حبيبي فنك : Al Massrieen - Mafatshe Leh (Egypt, 1980)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 87 (6/17/19-6/21/19.)

In episode 414, Jack and Miles are joined by I'm Too Effing High podcast's James Mastraieni to discuss Toronto Raptors winning the NBA championship, whether or not Airbud was actually good at basketball, Elizabeth Warren surging in California, Cuba Gooding Jr turning himself in for groping a woman, the new Shaft movie, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to talk about the Trump Administration making claims about Iran with no evidence.

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here Are Some Cool Guys Who Are Now NBA Champions

2. ACTUALLY, AIR BUD SUCKS AT BASKETBALL

3. California poll: Warren surges to second, Harris falls to fourth

4. Most millionaires support a tax on wealth above $50 million, CNBC survey says

5. US holds Iran 'responsible' for reported Gulf attacks on tankers

6. CUBA GOODING JR. HAND ON ACCUSER IN SURVEILLANCE VIDEO FROM BAR

7. Shaft Review: A Master Class in Toxic Masculinity and Shitty Movie-Making

8. Shaft review – regressive sequel swaps out style for ugly homophobia

9. Samuel L. Jackson had so many notes on the 'Shaft' script

10. WATCH: sir Was - Deployed (feat. Little Dragon) (Official Audio)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 86 (6/10/19-6/14/19.)

In episode 409, Miles and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian and Las Culturistas co-host Matt Rogers to discuss Nancy Pelosi delaying a Trump impeachment, The Intercept's Ryan Grim's new book about the Bret Kavanaugh hearings, Barbara Streisand posting photos of her clone dogs, Jezebel's list of actors who are actually not good performers, Beyonce's publicist telling the beyhive to leave Nicole Curran alone, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’

2. Impeach Trump on the day before the election

3. Democratic Leaders’ Reluctance to Wage Kavanaugh Fight Looks Even Worse Today

4. Barbra Streisand's Dogs: We Miss Our Dead Clone Mom

5. Actors Who Are Bad at Acting

6. Beyoncé's Publicist Politely Asks the Beyhive to Stop Bullying Nicole Curran

7. WATCH: The Frightnrs "Dispute" (dub version)