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The Daily Zeitgeist Presents: Santa University Part 2

It's that time of year again! Join Jamie Loftus, Caitlin Durante, Edgar Momplaisir, Anna Hossnieh, Shereen Younes, Jack O'Brien, Miles Gray, Robert Evans, Jacquis Neal, Sophie Lichterman, and Anna Salinas as they do a table read of Santa University, part two! 

Weekly Zeitgeist 55 (Best of 12/17/18-12/21/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 62 (12/17/18-12/21/18.)

Noted Hotness Expert Michael Rapaport, Trump Hiding Bad News In The Holidays? 12.21.18

In episode 299, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus are joined by Daniel and Jorge Explain the Universe hosts Daniel Whiteson and Jorge Cham to discuss Michelle Obama's Balenciaga boots, Michael Rapaport's comments about Ariana Grande, Trump's decision on Syria, women leaving Trump's camp, a Vanity Fair article about the culture of sexual assault at Georgetown Prep, products being ditched by big brands, Rachel McAdams glamorous breast pumping photos, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Michelle Obama's Balenciaga Thigh-High Boots Are Metallic, $4000, And Absolutely Perfect

2. This Actor's Sexist Tweet About Ariana Grande Is Getting Major Backlash Online

3. No one knows what’s happening with Trump’s Syria decision

4. Trump Administration to Lift Sanctions on Russian Oligarch’s Companies

5. Women Who Love Trump

6. “MEN FOR OTHERS, MY ASS”: AFTER KAVANAUGH, INSIDE GEORGETOWN PREP’S CULTURE OF OMERTÀ

7. Chick-fil-A, Chevy, Apple are among the companies ditching merch next year

8. What’s missing in all the praise of Rachel McAdams’s high-fashion breast pump photo shoot

9. One-Quarter Of Mothers Return To Work Less Than 2 Weeks After Giving Birth, Report Finds

10. WATCH: Reverie - Black Hearts

President Christmas-Movie-Villain, Giuliani May Just Be Drunk 12.20.18

In episode 298, Jack and Miles are joined by Stuff You Should Know co-host and The End Of The World host Josh Clark to discuss Twitter trends including Will Smith as the Genie, the Carlton dance coming from Bruce Springsteen,  Paul Ryan's final speech, James Harden, some more absurd Rudy Giuliani comments about Trump's Russia connections, Trumps disdain for Christmas, Tucker Carlson losing sponsors, Steph Curry's response to his moon landing comments, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Take Your First Look at Will Smith as Aladdin's Live-Action Genie

2. We Can Thank Bruce Springsteen for the Gift That Is Alfonso Ribeiro's Carlton Dance

3. Ryan reflects on 'great and lasting difference' in farewell address to Congress

4. The 6 funniest things about James Harden’s double-step-back travel that wasn’t called

5. Giuliani indicates conversations with Trump on Trump Tower Moscow occurred later than previously known

6. The Damning, Damning Letter

7. Rudy Giuliani Is Definitely Losing It

8. War on Christmas? Trump Was For ‘Happy Holidays’ Before He Was Against it, and Ivanka Still Is

9. Trump Is Milking the War on Christmas for Every Last Penny

10. Donald Trump Hates Christmas Parties

11. Donald Trump Jr. says his dad ‘regifted’ monogrammed presents — including one that he gave him

12. In the 1980s, Donald Trump banned Christmas decorations to harass his elderly tenants

13. NEW YORK; DONALD HUMBUG

14. "Obviously, they’re men": Tucker Carlson, guest kvetch about "gingerbread people."

15. Advertisers are dropping Tucker Carlson's Fox News show after he said immigration makes the US 'dirtier'

16. Here Are The Advertisers Boycotting Tucker Carlson’s Show

17. Kyrie Irving Responds to Outcry over Stephen Curry's Moon Landing Comments

18. The End Of The World with Josh Clark

19. WATCH: Sam Gendel & Sam Wilkes - BOA

Trump’s Day Of L’s, Carlton Makes ‘Em Pay 12.19.18

In episode 297, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Alison Stevenson to discuss a new advertisement asking people to give Trump some love, the Trump administration's weird attempts to raise money, Michael Flynn's delayed sentencing, the dissolution of the Trump Foundation, how Russian social media hacking was aimed towards black voters, Alronso Ribeiro suing Fortnite and NBA2K for stealing his dance, the passing of Penny Marshall, the new Brexit film, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Trump’s campaign manager asks people to call hotline to say, ‘Thank you, President Trump!’

2. Eric Trump’s Attempt To Hawk Christmas Ornaments Leads To Holiday Jeers

3. Roger Stone Is Selling ‘Roger’ Stones

4. Michael Flynn Is Owed an Apology

5. WATCH: Judge Jeanine's EPIC Opening Statement on General Flynn

6. Judge Postpones Sentencing of Michael Flynn After Harshly Rebuking Him

7. Trump charity agrees to dissolve amid allegations of a 'shocking pattern of illegality'

8. Russian 2016 Influence Operation Targeted African-Americans on Social Media

9. ALFONSO RIBEIRO Sues Fortnite and NBA 2K Creators ... FOR STEALING CARLTON DANCE

10. Remembering Penny Marshall: The Joy of A League of Their Own

11. WATCH: Brexit (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO

12. Benedict Cumberbatch will star in an HBO movie about Brexit. Here’s why the film is controversial.

13. Music's Mystery Mogul: Len Blavatnik, Trump and Their Russian Friends

14. WATCH: Parliament - Backwoods

Poutine = Salad? CBS = Continuous Bull S*** 12.18.18

In episode 296, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Billy Wayne Davis to discuss Washington Post's wild claim that a hot dog is not a sandwich, KFC's fried chicken fire logs, Rudy Giuliani's dumb defense of Trump's crimes, Ryan Zinke's resignation, CBS paying off Eliza Dushku cause of her harassment claims, how American's are at their loneliest generation, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. A hot dog is a taco. A steak is a salad. A Pop-Tart is a calzone. Let the Cube Rule explain.

2. The Gift That Keeps On Giving Off Fried Chicken Fumes

3. WATCH: Giuliani: Hush money payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal 'not a crime'

4. Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations

5. CBS Paid the Actress Eliza Dushku $9.5 Million to Settle Harassment Claims

6. Americans are lonelier than ever — but 'Gen Z' may be the loneliest

7. WATCH: Jennifer Lara - I Am In Love

Weekly Zeitgeist 54 (Best of 12/10/18-12/14/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 61 (12/10/18-12/14/18.)

Is Netflix For Real? Dude Looks Like A Robot 12.14.18

In episode 294, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian the Reality Bytes podcast co-host Sofiya Alexandra to discuss a 'high-tech' robot in Russia that's just a man in a costume, earthquakes in the Midwest, Trump's love for Adderall, David Pecker and AMI flipping on Trump, the Senate passing a resolution to stop support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, the creep the GOP were trying to bring in to discourage increased minimum wage, how women-led movies are more profitable, Netflix claiming 'The Christmas Chronicles' is the biggest film of the year, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. 'Hi-tech robot' at Russia forum turns out to be man in suit

2. How likely is an earthquake in the Midwest, South? The Big One could be coming

3. WATCH: Noel Casler 12 1 18 Gotham Vet Show

4. Trump confides to friends he's concerned about impeachment

5. Tabloid Publisher’s Deal in Hush-Money Inquiry Adds to Trump’s Danger

6. What Exactly Is Our Problem With Saudi Arabia?

7. A Big Day For the War in Yemen

8. House panel delays hearing after discovering witness’ anti-gay, anti-feminist blog posts

9. Sorry, comments sections: Women-led films just make more money

10. Netflix says 'The Christmas Chronicles' is Kurt Russell's biggest movie ever

11. Netflix’s ‘Christmas Chronicles’ Breaks 20 Million Streams in One Week

12. Brandon Coleman - 'Walk Free' (Flying Lotus Remix)

Keto Is King, Too-Early 2020 Dem Nominee Polls 12.13.18

In episode 293, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Sara June to discuss the most Googled foods, a preview of the 2020 candidates, the Google CEO sitting down to testify in front of congress, the fall out of the Trump/Pelosi/Schumer showdown, the silence of Mike Pence, Michael Cohen going to prison, Michael Flynn asking for leniency, Maria Butina flipping, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Foods we Googled in 2018: Unicorn cake, CBD gummies, keto everything

2. Whole Foods Ranked Worst on Cancer-Linked Package Chemicals

3. Bernie Sanders still says class is more important than race. He is still wrong

4. Bernie’s Plan for Racial Justice

5. Cynthia Nixon, like Bernie Sanders before her, has a problem with black Democrats

6. It’s time to end the myth that black voters don’t like Bernie Sanders

7. After @SteveKingIA raises inscrutable concerns about iPhones, Google CEO Sunday Pichai patiently informs him, "Congressman, iPhone is made by a different company."

8. Trump Springs Shutdown Stunt On Chuck and Nancy, Makes Everything Worse

9. Trump says he would be 'proud' to shut down the government over border wall funding

10. These Tweets About Mike Pence Are Joking That He's Taken A Vow of Silence

11. Everybody’s Wrong: Donald Trump Won the Chuck-n-Nancy Meeting, and Here’s Why

12. Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison

13. Michael Flynn's lawyers request no prison time, defend cooperation with Mueller team

14. Maria Butina, accused Russian agent, reaches plea deal with prosecutors

15. WATCH: Sam Gendel - Pure Imagination (Lo Fi)