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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

2 Cold 2 Breathe, Wokest Dude Awards 1.30.19

In episode 319, Jack and Miles are joined by Smart Mouth podcast host Katherine Spiers to discuss the all time coldest temperatures hitting the country, the FaceTime bug allowing users to eavesdrop, the government shutdown slowing down the investigation into the Trump administration, Black Panther playing for free, Pepsi's new nitro version, Baby Shark, and more! Plus super producer Anna Hossnieh joins to discuss the UAE giving out gender equality awards to only men.

FOOTNOTES:

1. Special report: A 30-year alarm on the reality of climate change

2. More-Persistent Weak Stratospheric Polar Vortex States Linked to Cold Extremes

3. ARCTIC CHANGE AND POSSIBLE INFLUENCE ON MID-LATITUDE CLIMATE AND WEATHER

4. 'Minimize talking' outside: Polar vortex bears down on North as Deep South braces for snow

5. Washington Park Apartment Building Residents Say Their Heat, Hot Water Have Been Out For Months

6. FaceTime Bug Lets iPhone Users Eavesdrop, in a Stumble for Apple

7. UAE's gender equality awards won entirely by men

8. UAE releases pictures of disappeared princess Sheikha Latifa

9. Dithering GOP Stalls House’s New Trump-Russia Probe

10. Here’s how to catch ‘Black Panther’ for free in theaters this week

11. Pepsi to launch nitro version for people who think soda is too dang carbonated

12. Gassed Up: Pepsi To Launch Nitro Soda

13. WATCH: Baby Shark Dance | Sing and Dance! | Animal Songs | PINKFONG Songs for Children

14. Investors Are Singing Along to ‘Baby Shark’

15. Baby Shark (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo) Billboard Chart (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo)

16. How Death, Dismemberment, and Jesus Helped ‘Baby Shark’ Become a Hit

17. The long, complicated history of Baby Shark — and the artist fighting for credit

18. How the Bermuda Triangle Works

19. WATCH: Sunken - Over The Days

2018 Year End Lists In Review 12.31.18

In episode 300, Jack and special guest co-host Jamie Loftus are joined by comedian Yusef Roach to discuss defining events from the year: Walmart's bizarre top selling items in 2018, Time's person of the year list, Google trends from the year, top box office reports from the year, best films of the year, top billboard charts of 2018, top porn searches of 2018, top baby names, popular children's games of the year, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Walmart reveals the most bizarre top-selling items of 2018 in every state

2. THE GUARDIANS AND THE WAR ON TRUTH

3. Year in Search 2018

4. GIPHY's Top 25 GIFs of 2018

5. Yearly Box Office

6. 2018 DOMESTIC GROSSES

7. BEST OF 2018: FILM CRITIC TOP TEN LISTS

8. YouTube Top 10 Music Videos of 2018 Dominated by Spanish-Language Tracks

9. The Human Race Really Outdid Itself with Porn Searches in 2018

10. The Most Popular Baby Names of 2018 — And The Least

11. 100 most popular boys’ names so far in 2018

12. One of the hottest toys of 2018 is a $50 unicorn that poops glitter slime and it’s ridiculously fun

13. How pimples, poop, and brain goo became the hottest toys of 2018

14. WATCH: Ty Segall - Lowrider (War)

Nacho Dad’s Pepper Spray, Mueller Report To Be LIT 11.27.18

In episode 281, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Alison Stevenson to discuss the weekend box office, Melania's White House Christmas decorations, the Mueller Report coming out soon, the US climate report, the situation with the immigrants seeking asylum at the Mexico/US border, Jerry Springer's new show, Google trends and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Ralph Breaks the Internet

2. Creed II

3. Melania Trump unveils the 2018 White House Christmas decorations

4. Mueller report will be 'devastating' for the president: Frequent Trump defender

5. Trump Administration’s Strategy on Climate: Try to Bury Its Own Scientific Report

6. U.S. Climate Report Warns of Damaged Environment and Shrinking Economy

7. San Ysidro border crossing closed for hours; U.S. officials fire tear gas at migrants

8. US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence

9. Fox & Friends guest defends use of pepper spray on migrant caravan: "It's natural. You could actually put it on your nachos and eat it."

10. Trump’s Cheerleaders Praise the Border Patrol for Tear-Gassing Toddlers

11. U.S. closes major crossing as caravan migrants mass at border in Mexico

12. Mexico: Tijuana declares humanitarian crisis over migrant caravan

13. Health impacts of chemical irritants used for crowd control: a systematic review of the injuries and deaths caused by tear gas and pepper spray

14. Jerry Springer Will Return to TV Reborn As Judge Jerry

15. Thicc Strip: A Body Positive Strip Show Tickets

16. Daily Zeitgeist Merch on Tee Public

17. Daily Zeitgeist at Chicago Podcast Festival Tickets

18. WATCH: Letherette - Langsette (instrumental)

RIP Movie Pass? Now Collusion Isn’t A Crime? 7.30.18

In episode 200, Miles and special guest host Ify Nwadiwe are joined by comedian Dave Ross to discuss the #inmyfeelings challenge and the Feds feeling on it, a new story about how Feds are following shady people around airplanes, Trump's twitter meltdown over Robert Mueller, the wall, and more, the Koch brothers saying they will support Democrats if their values match, the Movie Pass falling apart over the weekend, the need for a white wine emoji, the Big Mac turning 50, Guardians of the Galaxy cast coming to the defense of James Gunn, and more! 

Highlights From ‘Fire and Fury,’ 2018 Movie Preview 1.5.18

In episode 58, Jack & Miles are joined by writer Amy Lam to discuss Justin Timberlake, Logan Paul being trash, a white supremacist trying to derail Amtrak, most anticipated films of 2018, 'bloidwatch, Michael Wolff's Fire & Fury, & more.