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Asians Vs. Mark Wahlberg Part 2, Elon Musk Tweeting On Acid 8.17.18

In episode 214, Jack and Miles are joined by actor and writer Kirby Howell-Baptiste to discuss Elon Musk's absurd behavior, Trump revoking security clearances of certain officials, the cancelation of the military parade, Trump's fight with Vietnam veterans over 'agent orange,' more tapes from Omarosa, the ring of predatory priests in Pennsylvania in the seventies, Mark Walhberg's new film 'Mile 22,' Crazy Rich Asians reactions, and more!


FOOTNOTES:

1. Blue Zones – Places In the World Where People Live to 100 and Stay Healthy

2. WATCH: The Carolina Brogue: Outer Banks Vocabulary

3. Elon Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil

4. The billionaire house hostage saga of Azealia Banks, Elon Musk, and Grimes, explained

5. Trump gears up to strip more clearances from officials tied to Russia investigation

6. Trump blames D.C. officials for postponement of his military parade; Bowser responds his plan was ‘sad’

7. Trump and Omarosa Had a ‘F*cking Weird’ Fight With Vietnam Vets

8. WATCH: Ride of The Valkyries - Apocalypse Now (1979)

9. The Last Battle of the Vietnam War: Agent Orange and Its ‘Presumed Diseases’

10. Omarosa releases secret tape of Lara Trump offering her $15K-a-month campaign job

11. Grand jury report describes a 'ring of predatory priests' in Pittsburgh in the 1970s

12. ‘Mile 22’ Review: Mark Wahlberg Action Thriller Feels Like ‘InfoWars: The Movie’

13. Peter Berg asked Mark Wahlberg to tap into 'Bannon intensity' for 'Mile 22'

14. WATCH: Tidiani Kone et le T. P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou - Djanfa Magni

Awww Late Stage Capitalism, Long Live The Queen 8.16.18

In episode 213, Jack and Miles are joined by writer Amy Lam to discuss the legend Aretha Franklin, the new film Crazy Rich Asians, Jason Kessler being humiliated by his father, Alex Jones and InfoWars holding strong, how #MeToo comebacks may be here soon, heartwarming stories that are a disguise for late-stage capitalism, and more!

FOOTNOTES:
1. Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,’ Dies at 76
2. WATCH: Aretha Franklin - Don't Play That Song You Lied
3. Crazy Rich Asians isn’t about money, it’s about entitlement—and that’s a good thing
4. The organizer of the Charlottesville rally just got humiliated by his own father
5. Bans don’t seem to be lessening reach of Alex Jones, InfoWars
6. Les Moonves and CBS Face Allegations of Sexual Misconduct
7. When Is Time Really Up? #MeToo Movement Grapples With Paths to Redemption
8. Men "Brought Down" by the #MeToo Movement Are Back
9. Charlie Rose Will Reportedly Host a Show About Men Brought Down by #MeToo
10. Matt Lauer still has ties at NBC News, where colleagues believe a professional comeback is possible
11. Casey Affleck’s Dark Secret: The Disturbing Allegations Against the Oscar Hopeful
12. FX boss on how Louis C.K. could return to TV
13. The Redemption Narrative in the 2017 Oscar Nominations
14. Mel Gibson has set the blueprint for a #MeToo comeback. Expect other men to follow it.
15. Where are they now? Why 'sh---- media men' keep getting second chances
16. Donating vacation time to new moms is a trendy co-worker baby shower gift
17. I'm Insanely Jealous of Sweden's Work-Family Policies. You Should Be, Too.
18. Trump's military parade is now estimated to cost $92 million – $80 million more than earlier estimate
19. WATCH: Aretha Franklin- I Never Loved A Man (Demo Version)

Trump’s “Funny” Indian Voice, Has WW3 Already Started? 8.14.18

In episode 211, Jack and Miles are joined by writer and Behind The Bastard's host Robert Evans to discuss the Paul Manafort trial, a recap of this past weekend's DefCon, Trump's lack of knowledge when it comes to time zones and how countries are pronounced, Bob Goodlatte's son calling him out, some stories Robert's been following including the state of the Kurds in Northern Iraq, how 'The Meg' has been a huge box office success, some drink related stories, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Behind The Bastards: No Matter How Much You Hate Paul Manafort, You Should Hate Him More (And Here’s Why) Part 1

2. Behind The Bastards: No Matter How Much You Hate Paul Manafort, You Should Hate Him More (And Here’s Why) Part 2

3. Manafort Lawyers Rest Without Calling Witnesses in Fraud Trial

4. The Most Terrifying Device Hacks From This Year’s Def Con

5. Trump’s diplomatic learning curve: Time zones, ‘Nambia’ and ‘Nipple’

6. In Politics, No One Can Call You Out Like Your Family

7. Up to 1,000 more U.S. troops could be headed to Afghanistan this spring

8. With ISIL gone, Iraqi Kurds still battle a weak economy

9. 6 Insanely Post-Apocalyptic Realities of the Ukraine Revolt

10. ‘The Meg’ Is a Surprise Box-Office Monster

11. Man fills water cup with soda and things go unnecessarily haywire from there

12. Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Plane (Video)

13. A Brief History of Vice: How Bad Behavior Built Civilization by Robert Evans

14. WATCH: Ravyn Lenae – Sleep Talking (Official Music Video)

Weekly Zeitgeist 36 (Best of 8/6/18-8/10/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 43 (8/6/18-8/10/18.)

Ken Grifty Jr, Do We Live In A Pizza Bubble? 8.9.18

In episode 208, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Jamie Loftus to discuss more Papa John awkwardness, a survey for the best full-service restaurants, leaked audio of Devin Nunes from a private fundraiser, Omarosa's tapes, GOP's corrupt members Rep. Chris Collins and Wilbur Ross, free speech arguments about Alex Jones, Trump's following, how Jack would fix the Oscars, and more!

FOOTNOTES:
1. TAKEAWAYS FROM PAPA JOHN'S AWWWWKWARD EARNINGS REPORT

2. Top fast-food, full-service restaurants for customer satisfaction named in new ACSI survey

3. In leaked audio from a private fundraiser, Nunes concedes that that if candidate exploited stolen emails that were given to them by a foreign government, "then that's criminal."

4. At another point, Nunes suggests that Republicans would more aggressively pursue impeaching Rod Rosenstein, but if they did, "the Senate would have to drop everything they're doing, and then take the risk of not getting Kavanaugh confirmed... it's a matter of time."

5. NUNES explicitly links midterm elections w/GOP's ongoing efforts to aid Trump's coverup: "If Sessions won't unrecuse & Mueller won't clear the president, we're the only ones. Which is really the danger...we have to keep these seats. If we don't keep majority, all this goes away."

6. Omarosa Secretly Recorded Trump and Played the Audio to Others, Sources Say

7. Why Rep. Chris Collins’s insider trading arrest is a huge deal — and also totally unsurprising

8. New Details About Wilbur Ross’ Business Point To Pattern Of Grifting

9. Free Speech Scholars to Alex Jones: You’re Not Protected

10. Will Kicking Alex Jones Off Of Social Media Backfire?!? Nope.

11. Giuliani: This Case Isn't Going To Fizzle, It's Going To Blow Up On Mueller

12. For Most Trump Voters, ‘Very Warm’ Feelings for Him Endured

13. Trump's core support remains solid, but a significant minority of Republicans have soured, study finds

14. WATCH: DOWN WITH THE SICKNESS KAROKE

15. WATCH: Washed Out - It All Feels Right

A Baffling New Oscars Category, G.R.E.A.M. 8.8.18

In episode 207, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Atsuko Okatsuka to discuss a climate change update, the blue wave coming over the countries primaries, the Mar-A-Lago members running the VA, who Trump is playing golf with, the Oscar's changing it up, what happened to Shaun Weiss of the 'Mighty Duck's', theories about the new 'Mamma Mia!' and more!

FOOTNOTES:
1. The time Dave Matthews Band dropped raw sewage on 100 people in Chicago
2. California Fire Now the Largest in State History: ‘People Are on Edge’
3. Ohio 12 special election: No plan for O'Connor to concede in tight race
4. Democratic Party’s liberal insurgency hits a wall in Midwest primaries
5. Michigan Dems elect state's first all-female statewide ticket for midterms
6. The Shadow Rulers of the VA
7. Trump Welcomes Najib Razak, the Malaysian Leader, as President, and Owner of a Fine Hotel
8. Najib Razak charged over multibillion 1MDB corruption scandal
9. Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Negotiated $1.6 Million Settlement for Top Republican Fundraiser
10. TRUMP GOLF COUNT
11. Trump nominates some club members to plum government jobs
12. Help us identify Trump’s unknown golf partners
13. Oscars Won't Televise All Awards Live, Adds Popular Film Category
14. ‘Mighty Ducks’ Star Shaun Weiss’ Slow Fall From Grace
15. My my, what the hell is up with the Mamma Mia! timeline?
16. WAIT, WASN’T MERYL STREEP’S MOM DEAD IN THE FIRST ‘MAMMA MIA!’ MOVIE?
17. 10 THINGS ABOUT ‘MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN’ THAT MAKE NO SENSE
18. WATCH: Charlotte Dos Santos - Watching You - Sofie's SOS Tape

Rick Rolls On Manafort, Pet Cemetery = Military Propaganda? 8.7.18

In episode 206, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and writer Dan O'Brien to discuss the lack of language for our modern times, Rick Gates testifying against Paul Manafort, the many issues with voting in Georgia primaries, Steven Seagal joining Kremlin, the many films that were made with direct influence from the Pentagon, Johnny Depp's new film being pulled, the failure that is MoviePass and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh comes on to discuss The Bachelorette finale.


FOOTNOTES:

1. Why Are There So Few Female Magicians?

2.
LA ‘sterilized’ its streets for the ’84 Olympics—how will it treat the homeless in 2028?

3.
Los Angeles Could Be One Of The Few Cities The Olympics Can’t Ruin

4.
Zeynep Tufekci recommends 3 books on how technology shapes us

5.
The Alarming Way Netflix Customizes Itself To Our Tastes

6.
Rick Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Paul Manafort

7.
670 ballots in a precinct with 276 voters, and other tales from Georgia’s primary

8.
‘The Bachelorette’ addressed Garrett’s Instagram controversy — but left out a crucial detail

9.
Fans are upset with Bachelorette Becca Kufrin because of her anxiety-shaming

10.
Steven Seagal, actor, black belt, and now Kremlin 'special representative'

11.
Here Are 410 Movies Made Under The Direct Influence And Supervision Of The Pentagon

12.
Johnny Depp’s Notorious B.I.G. Movie City of Lies Has Been Pulled From Release

13.
MoviePass Now Limited to 3 Movies Per Month

14.
WATCH: BADBADNOTGOOD - Boogie No. 69