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Low Effort Topical Costumes, Why Horror Will Look Insane In 200 Years 10.23.18

In episode 258, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Marlena Rodriguez to discuss how the new Halloween film killed the box office over the weekend, the Trump administration trying to eliminate the definition of 'transgender,' Chipotle's 'Boo-rito' discount, UberEats considering delivering food with drones, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. 'Halloween' Slices Up a Monster $77.5 Million Opening

2. ‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration

3. No exaggeration: Trump wants to erase transgender people
4. Chipotle’s Halloween costume discount forces staff to make the tough calls

5. Flying food: Uber has set a target date to use drones for meal delivery

6. WATCH: Astronauts, etc. - "The Border" (official music video)

Rihanna To NFL: Na Fam, Four Loko For Rich Whites 10.22.18

In episode 257, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Eric Lampaert to discuss a new cold brew with alcohol, how Netflix is finally starting to cancel shows, John Kelly and John Bolton's shouting match about immigration, the GOP taking up it's racism a notch with a new robo-call, the right's smear campaign of Jamal Khashoggi, Rihanna turning down the Super Bowl in support of Colin Kaepernick, bloidwatch, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Cafe Agave Turns Up The Heat With Launch Of New Spiked Cold Brew, First-Of-Its-Kind Gourmet Coffee Plus Alcohol, 12.5% abv
2. NETFLIX IS SO BIG IT'S FINALLY CANCELING SHOWS. GOOD
3. John Kelly and John Bolton Have Shouting Match Over Immigration
4. Trump: I can’t fix the immigration problem, so Republicans should demagogue it instead
5. Record number of families crossing U.S. border as Trump threatens new crackdown
6. The Trump administration reportedly wants to try family separation again
7. This is a real radio ad currently running in Arkansas in support of Republican Congressman French Hill on radio stations targeted to the African American community.
8. Black Americans for the President's Agenda
9. Fox's Outnumbered smears murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi as being "tied to the Muslim Brotherhood"
10. From travels with bin Laden to sparring with princes: Jamal Khashoggi’s provocative journey
11. For Khashoggi, a Tangled Mix of Royal Service and Islamist Sympathies
12. Trump Jr. Boosts Smear Tying Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Islamic Terrorism
13. America’s Dilemma: Censuring M.B.S. and Not Halting Saudi Reforms
14. Reconsidering the US-Saudi relationship
15. Rihanna turns down Super Bowl show, backs Kaepernick
16. WATCH: Topaz Jones - Toothache (Official Video)

Weekly Zeitgeist 46 (Best of 10/15/18-10/19/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 53 (10/15/18-10/19/18.)

A Whole Cruz World, Resource Warz! 10.19.18

In episode 256, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Julian McCullough to discuss a profile on Heidi Cruz, Ted Cruz's wife, Facebook's inflated video metrics, the boost of racism in the GOP, how a group of black senior citizens were ordered off a Georgia bus taking them to vote, the mainstream media taking Trump's side in regards to Elizabeth Warren's DNA test, the parts of the world where the resource wars will be fought, updates on the murder of Saudi journalist Khashoggi, the saddest profession, Fran Drescher and Cardi B bringing back 'The Nanny,' a 'Real World' reboot, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. There's now a 'Golden Girls'-inspired cereal and it's flying off the shelves

2. Heidi Cruz Didn’t Plan for This

3. Facebook may have knowingly inflated its video metrics for over a year

4. Democrats mount a Midwestern comeback

5. Thomas Homan: “This caravan issue lays at the feet of the Democratic Party up on the Hill.”

6. Mary Ann Mendoza: “Until our politicians really make a stand…we’re going to continue to see these caravans of people because we have politicians like Nancy Pelosi who encourage them to keep making this trek.”

7. Black senior citizens ordered off Georgia bus taking them to vote

8. White? Black? A Murky Distinction Grows Still Murkier

9. Here’s Where the Post-Apocalyptic Water Wars Will Be Fought

10. When the (Empty) Apartment Next Door Is Owned by an Oligarch

11. Kelly, Bolton Get in Profane Shouting Match Outside the Oval Office

12. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin pulls out of investment conference, rebuking Saudi regime

13. What we know about the 15 Saudis said to have played a role in Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

14. Survey Finds Widespread 'Moral Distress' Among Veterinarians

15. Fran Drescher Says She's 'Talking' to Cardi B's Team About Casting Rapper in a Nanny Reboot

16. ‘Real World’ Reboot Coming to Facebook Watch

17. WATCH: Jordan Rakei - Midnight Mischief (Tom Misch Remix)

Julian Assange: Worst House Guest, The Murderer’s Story Checks Out 10.18.18

In episode 255, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Danielle Radford to discuss Julian Assange being the worst
asylum seeking couch surfer, more info on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Turning Point group's problem with hiring racists, Mueller getting ready to give us some information from his investigation, The Conners, The Good Place, The BET Awards, the beef between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Ecuador tells Assange to avoid political activity online – and feed the cat

2. Trump appears to make room for Saudis to deny involvement in Khashoggi disappearance

3. Pompeo: Saudis didn't want to discuss 'any of the facts' in Khashoggi disappearance

4. Saudi Arabia Delivers $100 Million Pledged to U.S. as Pompeo Lands in Riyadh

5. “I WAS ORDERED SILENT”: HOW JAMAL KHASHOGGI FELL OUT WITH BIN SALMAN

6. WWE Talent Is Uncomfortable With Saudi Arabia Show—And They Should Be

7. Turning Point USA Keeps Accidentally Hiring Racists

8. Tweets About Diapers Broke the Entire Conservative Youth Movement

9. Leaked Memo From Conservative Group Cautions Students to Stay Away From Turning Point USA

10. Chats Show FIU Turning Point USA Members Sharing Racist Memes and Rape Jokes

11. Chats Show FIU College Republicans Joking About Charlottesville, Deporting Classmates

12. Mueller Ready to Deliver Key Findings in His Trump Probe, Sources Say

13. The Conners ratings are a lot lower than Roseanne premiere

14. THE GOOD PLACESEASON 3

15. BET Hip Hop Awards 2018: The winners list

16. CARDI B NEW MUSIC TAKES AIM AT NICKI MINAJ ... Cardi's Team is Split

17. WATCH: LEISURE - Money

Hollywood’s Longest Continuous Bender, Demo(n)crats 10.17.18

In episode 254, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Nick Vatterott to discuss Google trends with Amy Winehouse, Tara Reid, Lady Gaga's fiancé Christian Carino, and Nathan Fillion, a culture wars report, Tucker Carlson crying, the right believing in black magic, the push for a civil war, the NYPD covering for Proud Boys, Lindsay Graham's racist jokes, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Amy Winehouse is coming back as a ‘hologram’ for a 2019 world tour

2. Tara Reid, Dog Booted From Plane

3. Who Is Lady Gaga’s Fiancé, Christian Carino?

4. Tucker Carlson Says He Can No Longer Go To Restaurants Because Activists Keep Yelling At Him

5. Officials: NY Man Planned to Blow Self Up in DC Over Country's Direction

6. Nathan’s Story

7. Trump calls Kavanaugh accusations a 'hoax set up by the Democrats'

8. Witchcraft Spells Being Cast Following Kavanaugh Confirmation

9. Antifa attacks again — swords and vandalism at New York GOP office

10. Members Of The Proud Boys Violently Beat Up Protesters And Weren’t Arrested. New York Police Won’t Say Why.

11. In a now-deleted video, a Proud Boy could be heard shouting, "I had one of their heads and I was just smashing it into the pavement! I ripped that motherfucker's mask off and kicked him right in the head! That son of a bitch! He's a fucking foreigner!"

12. A Second American Civil War?

13. Armed protesters were on Portland rooftop in August, police now say

14. Lindsey Graham jokes about taking a DNA test: "I'll probably be Iranian. That'd be, like, terrible."

15. WATCH: The Left: An Unhinged Mob

16. Saudi crown prince vows wider probes into Khashoggi case but still denies knowledge of journalist’s fate, Trump says

17. WATCH: Dirty Art Club - I'll Meet You In Brasil

R.I.P.ete and Ariana, Psych! Rogue Killer 10.16.18

In episode 253, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Ryan Singer to discuss the break up of Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande, Meghan Markle's pregnancy, Trump's 60 Minutes interview, Elizabeth Warren's ancestry, Saudi Arabia possibly copping to killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the most and least efficient fast food restaurants, Tom Delonge's failing UFO project, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. And they said it wouldn’t last: Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande have broken up

2. Meghan Markle, Prince Harry announce pregnancy

3. Zurawik: Here's what really matters about Trump's '60 Minutes' interview

4. Lesley Stahl backing Trump into a corner on Kim Jong-un here is how every journalist should have been pressing him in every situation and needs to press him from now on.

5. When Lesley Stahl asks about why Trump never has a bad word to say about Putin, he goes off on everything he thinks he has done to stand up to him and immediately tries to distract with China.

6. President Trump to Lesley Stahl: "Lesley, it's okay. In the meantime, I'm president--and you're not."

7. Elizabeth Warren Fights Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Taunt With DNA Test Proving Native American Roots

8. President says at debate he'll offer Warren $1 million to charity if she'll take DNA test, followed by him denying it just moments ago.

9. Trump Says He’ll Only Donate To Charity If He Can Test Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Himself

10. Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

11. The Trail of Clues in the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

12. Saudis Weigh Saying Journalist Was Killed by Mistake

13. The 2018 QSR Drive-Thru Study

14. All the dumb things? UFO project has $37 million deficit

15. WATCH: Mick Jenkins - Understood

Alexa, Was My Life Good? JFK: Solved! 10.15.18

In episode 252, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Bechdel Cast host Caitlin Durante to discuss new Amazon Echo devices, how Amazon found a way to screw over their warehouse workers, Trump wanting to replace Nikki Haley with a woman because of Kavanaugh, the fact that we are due for another financial crisis, Republican pair posing as communists to make Democratic donation, Democrats needing to push to adopt Australian voter laws, a Mad Max festival in the desert, a new theory about the JFK assassination, a women being kicked off a plane for bringing her emotional support squirrel aboard, bloidwatch, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Here are the five new Amazon Echo devices available now

2. Amazon Warehouse Workers Lose Bonuses, Stock Awards for Raises

3. Eyeing midterm gender gap, Trump aides seek woman for U.N. post

4. Republican pair apparently pose as communists to make Democratic donation

5. Australia election: Why is voting compulsory?

6. The Strangest Desert Festival In the World Makes Everyone’s Mad Max Dreams Come True

7. Lee Harvey Oswald’s little green book shows JFK wasn't the real target

8. Flight Delayed After Woman Brings An ‘Emotional Support Squirrel’ Onboard

9. WATCH: Mk.gee - You

Weekly Zeitgeist 45 (Best of 10/8/18-10/12/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 52 (10/8/18-10/12/18.)

Fox News Not Sure How Movies Work, Hail Little Caesar 10.12.18

In episode 251, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian, Pop Culture Collaborative fellow, and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Zahra Noorbakhsh to discuss Google trends, Kanye West's meeting with Trump at the White House, how Georgia's Secretary of State Brian Kemp is blocking over 50k voter registrations as he runs for governor, Trump's call to Fox and Friends, Melania doubling down on her #Metoo comments, Bob Corker's comments on the missing Saudi journalist, Facebook shutting down Facebook accounts used to influence politics, LeBron James sharing wine with his sons, Little Caesars giving away pizza to the needy, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Selena Gomez has full support of her friends and family as she seeks treatment

2. Jamie Lee Curtis Claps Back At Fox News For Calling Her A Hypocrite On Gun Control

3. "That was quite something": Kanye West steals the show at the White House — live updates

4. Report: Georgia's Secretary of State Is Blocking 53,000 Voter Registrations as He Runs for Governor

5. The takeaways from Trump's 47-minute "Fox & Friends" call

6. Melania Trump: I’m one of the most bullied people in the world

7. Khashoggi was murdered, Saudis did it, leading Republican says

8. SAUDI CROWN PRINCE BOASTED THAT JARED KUSHNER WAS “IN HIS POCKET”

9. Americans are now copying Russia and making hundreds of fake Facebook accounts to influence politics

10. LeBron James says he shares wine with his sons — ages 11 and 14

11. North Dakota Little Caesars has handed out 142,000 slices of pizza to needy people

12. Obi Juan - Grand Exchange