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RIP MacKenzie Bezos’ DMs, Trump Shutdown Survival Guide 1.11.19

In episode 307, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Candice Thompson to discuss the Bezos divorce, the government shutdown continuing and the Trump Administrations lack of understanding about it, Steve King's idiotic comments about white nationalism, the prediction that the US will drop to the third biggest economy, Facebook no longer being the best place to work, the Oscars deciding to go host-less, Taco Bell cleaning up their act, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. THE INNER BEZOS

2. Why the Bezos Divorce Is So Riveting

3. Jeff Bezos, Newly Divorcing, Now Seeing Lauren Sanchez-Whitesell

4. Who Is Lauren Sanchez? All About the News Anchor Dating Billionaire Jeff Bezos

5. Trump walks out of shutdown negotiations after Democrats reject wall money, calls meeting ‘total waste of time’

6. The 'doomsday' scenario: Here's what happens if the shutdown drags on

7. Before Trump, Steve King Set the Agenda for the Wall and Anti-Immigrant Politics

8. United States will drop to become the world's THIRD biggest economy behind China and India by 2030, new financial rankings suggest

9. Projected GDP Ranking (2018-2023)

10. Facebook employees are reportedly outraged at exec appearing at Kavanaugh hearing

11. Facebook is no longer the 'Best Place to Work,' according to new Glassdoor survey

12. After Kevin Hart Debacle, Oscars Forge Ahead Hostless

13. A Hostless Oscars? The Last Time the Academy Tried That, Things Got Ugly

14. Oscars Team Scrambling to Reunite 'Avengers' on Telecast (Exclusive)

15. WATCH: The 11 minutes that ruined Hollywood producer Allan Carr's career forever

16. Taco Bell to test vegetarian menu this year

17. WATCH: Kaina - Cry

The Most Underrated Things of 2018

In this holiday underrated spectacular, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Alison Stevenson and super producer Anna Hossnieh to talk about all the things they found underrated in the 2018 year! 

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)

Jekyll and Himmler, WTF Is Blexit? 10.30.18

In episode 263, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Noah Gardenswartz to discuss Kanye's West's new 'blexit' stance, the Indonesian plane crash, the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, whether the mainstream media will start acknowledging the blatant racism in this country, Brazil's new far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, the Playstation Classic update, the newly released video game Red Dead Redemption 2 with editor Danl Goodman, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Kanye's 'Blexit' T-Shirts Are Lying to You

2. Lion Air plane crashes in Indonesia

3. Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect appears in court

4. Asked about Pittsburgh synagogue shooting on @foxandfriends, @KellyannePolls says "what's important is what POTUS has done - he denounced anti-Semitism...he called for the death penalty for this murder. He said the word 'anti-Semitism'"

5. 4 things to know about Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s new far-right president

6. PlayStation Classic Games List Revealed

7. Red Dead Redemption 2: Five tips for being the best outlaw you can be

8. WATCH: Skinshape - I won't be there

Trump’s Words Have Power, Egg McMuffins On Steroids 10.25.18

In episode 260, Miles and special guest co-host Culture King Jacquis Neal are joined by actor and activist Behzad Dabu to discuss Megyn Kelly's apology for her blackface comments, the homemade bombs sent to Obama, Clintons, and others, the caravan coming to scare the GOP, out of control robocalls, McDonalds new breakfast menu items, updates on the WWE Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia, the Titanic II going to set sail by 2022, a lonely boy's birthday, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. "I want to begin with two words, I'm sorry..The country feels so divided and I have no wish to add to that pain and offense. I believe this is a time for more understanding, more love, more sensitivity and honor..Thank you for listening and for helping me listen too." Megyn Kelly

2. Homemade bombs sent to Obama, Clinton and CNN offices, officials say

3. CNN 'bomb' - live: At least six suspicious packages sent to Obama, Clintons and news media organisations across US

4. A Wave of Misinformation About the Migrant Caravan Is Spreading on Social Media

5. Forget Trump Hysteria, Here’s How the Migrant Caravan ‘Crisis’ Really Began

6. September 2018 Nationwide Robocall Data

7. McDonald’s announces new monster-sized breakfast sandwich/hangover cure

8. Latest Update On WWE Crown Jewel Plans

9. WWE CROWN JEWEL RUMORED TO BE RELOCATED TO AMERICAN CITY

10. Titanic II could sail as soon as 2022

11. Arizona boy's heartbreaking birthday party prompts surprise invite from Phoenix Suns

12. WATCH: Zion I - Kale

The News Is A Tarantino Film, Make Groping Legal Again 10.24.18

In episode 259, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Brandon Johnson to discuss 2018 being the year of costumes for black children, Megyn Kelly's thoughts on black face, updates on the Jamal Khashoggi murder, the caravan that is scaring the right, Trump's new idea to give the middle class a tax cut, more GOP family members coming out and demanding we vote DEM, what the Trump organization really does, a man groping a woman on a plane and blaming Trump, Drake beating another Beatles record, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. 2018 Changed the Game for Halloween Costumes for Black Kids

2. Megyn Kelly wonders what the big deal is about blackface

3. How the man behind Khashoggi murder ran the killing via Skype

4. Jamal Khashoggi case: All the latest updates

5. Surveillance footage shows Saudi 'body double' in Khashoggi's clothes after he was killed, Turkish source says

6. Saudi Royals Meet With Khashoggi’s Relatives

7. @LindseyGrahamSC condemns Saudi prince over death of Jamal Khashoggi

8. Trump and G.O.P. Candidates Escalate Race and Fear as Election Ploys

9. Trump’s Response to the Migrant Caravan Is Self-Defeating

10. Trump’s stump speech for Ted Cruz included his seemingly fake middle-class tax cut

11. 12 Laxalt family members oppose Laxalt for Nevada governor. Here's why, in their own words

12. Is Fraud Part of the Trump Organization’s Business Model?

13. Trump, Inc.

14. Pump and Trump

15. A Man Allegedly Groped a Woman on a Plane. He Told Investigators That Trump Says It’s OK.

16. Drake just eclipsed one of the Beatles' most impressive records

17. WATCH: Noname - Diddy Bop (ft. Raury & Cam O'bi)

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)

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