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Bird Box Office Bonanza, Conservatives Catch Woman Dancing 1.4.19

In episode 302, Jack and special guest host Jamie Loftus is joined by comedian Caitlin Durante in this Bechdal Cast take over to discuss the Bird Box challenge, the Masked Singer television show, the video of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez that has offended conservatives, all the women who were sworn in to Congress this week, the government shut down, Trump's press briefing, the 2019 Coachella line up, Apple stock going down, a frozen remnant in the Solar System, the hacking of Migos, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Netflix warns against Bird Box challenge as dangerous trend goes viral

2. Who Are The Masked Singer Celebrity Contestants? These Are Our Best Guesses

3. Introducing 'The Masked Singer,' Featuring Television's Hottest Peacock-Hippo Battle

4. Conservatives Have Exposed AOC’s Incredibly Wholesome Past

5. What is the problem here? Do we live in Footloose Town? Was I unaware that we were living in Footloose Town this entire time?

6. New members sworn in to most diverse Congress ever – in pictures

7. Dirty parks, closed museums: The government shutdown grinds on

8. Mitt Romney Says Trump ‘Has Not Risen to the Mantle of the Office’

9. Poll: Iowa Republicans Would Reelect Trump, But They’d Also Welcome a Primary

10. President Trump makes surprise statement in White House briefing room

11. Coachella 2019 lineup: Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala to headline

12. ‘Idris Elba Performing at Coachella?’ The Story Behind His DJing Career

13. Apple and Samsung feel the sting of plateauing smartphones

14. A year and a half ago, I went on a crazy two and a half week odyssey in support of the @NASANewHorizonsmission. Four countries, two and two half Pacific crossings, two occultations, and two nights on Mauna Kea. #UltimaThule#UltimaFlyby#MU69occ

15. The Most Distant Place We’ve Visited

16. Did a Brockton man hack the Twitter page of Migos rapper Takeoff?

17. WATCH: Megapuss - Theme From Hollywood

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)

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! 

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

The Smoking Saw, Shop Til THEY Drop 12.5.18

In episode 287, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and frequent podcast guest Jamie Loftus to discuss a dating app for the right, how Netflix figuring out how to keep Friends on their streaming service, the White House correcting Trump's comments on the trade wars with China, how Robert Mueller is recommending little to none jail time for Michael Flynn, the Senate agreeing that MBS is behind Jamal Khashoggi's murder, the hacking of the GOP, pregnant women being discriminated against to the point of miscarrying in packing factories, a writer getting death threats over their critique of Ariana Grande's new music video, Sarah Hyland being attacked on Twitter for posting a GoFundMe page for her cousin's death, Kevin Hart stepping up to host the Oscars, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Righter: The Dating Site for Those Who Can’t Get Laid Because of Their Love of Trump

2. Netflix Will Keep ‘Friends’ Through Next Year in a $100 Million Agreement

3. White House corrects top aide on China negotiations timeline

4. Mueller Recommends No Prison Time For Flynn After His ‘Substantial’ Help

5. Saudi crown prince exchanged messages with aide alleged to have overseen Khashoggi killing

6. Khashoggi mystery fixes spotlight on Saudi official described as crown prince’s strategist, enforcer

7. GOP senators come out and say it: The Trump administration is covering up Khashoggi’s killing

8. Exclusive: Emails of top NRCC officials stolen in major 2018 hack

9. Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination

10. LGBT Site Writer Calls Ariana Grande’s New Video ‘Anti-Queer,’ Removes Byline After ‘Death Threats’

11. ‘Modern Family’ Star Sarah Hyland Calls Out People With ‘Negative Thoughts’ About Her Cousin’s Death: ‘How Dare You Attack’

12. Why Oscar Host Has Become the Least Wanted Job in Hollywood

13. Kevin Hart Confirms He’s Hosting the 2019 Academy Awards

14. WATCH: Radiant Children - Go Left (Official Audio)

Oprah vs Voter Suppression, It’s Too Late Kanye 11.1.18

In episode 265, Miles and special guest co-host Jamie Loftus are joined by writer and performer Sarah Isaacson to discuss Kanye West's claim to be back from the sunken place, Trumps trip to Pittsburgh and his continued hate speech, the poorly planned plot to discredit Robert Mueller by Jacob Wohl, Oprah joining Stacey Abrams on her campaign in Georgia, a woman who has sex with ghosts, a couple dying while trying to take a selfie, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Kanye Claims He Is Back From the Sunken Place ... Again

2. After Pittsburgh Massacre, Trump Sticks to His Divisive Closing Pitch Ahead of Midterms

3. Mueller Wants the FBI to Look at a Scheme to Discredit Him

4. Robert Mueller's Office Has Asked The FBI To Investigate Allegations That A Woman Was Offered Money To Accuse Him Of Sexual Harassment

5. Oprah Is Going To Georgia To Campaign With Stacey Abrams

6. Woman Who Claims To Have Had Sex With 20 Ghosts Now Engaged To One

7. WATCH: I Want to Marry and Start a Family With My Ghost Boyfriend | This Morning

8. Daredevil couple dies while taking Yosemite selfie, report says

9. WATCH: Sunni Colón - Little Things (Prod. Kaytranada)