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Weekly Zeitgeist 53 (Best of 12/3/18-12/7/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 60 (12/3/18-12/7/18.)

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)

Laura Loomer Is a Hero, Make Masculinity Fragile Again 12.3.18

In episode 285, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian and Culture King Edgar Momplaisir to discuss Laura Loomer and her alt-right activism, how Airbnb is moving on to building houses, the MBS and Putin handshake, an ethnics agency coming down on federal workers over saying anything negative about the current administration, Trump and Michael Cohen's matching recollections of the Moscow deal, Amber Guyger finally being charged with murder for shooting Botham Jean, a study on whether Trump supporters have insecurities over their genitals, a 7.0 earthquake that hit Alaska, strange waves felt throughout the world, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. Laura Loomer: Alt-right commentator chains herself to Twitter HQ after being banned but gives up after two hours

2. Is Airbnb’s next move building houses?
3. Moxy Hotels, Marriott's Millennial-Friendly Answer to Airbnb, Opens in Times Square

4. The astounding Putin-MBS high five

5. Ethics Agency Warns Federal Workers Not To Discuss Impeachment Or 'Resistance'

6. Trump’s Recall of Moscow Deal Matches Cohen’s, President’s Lawyers Say

7. How Devin Nunes Helped Robert Mueller

8. Grand jury charges former Dallas cop with murder in death of Botham Jean

9. Does Donald Trump Appeal To Men With Peener Insecurity? NYU Did Science To It!

10. 7.0 earthquake, aftershocks strike Southcentral Alaska; damage reported across region

11. Strange waves rippled around the world, and nobody knows why

12. WATCH: “Casio” by Jungle

Weekly Zeitgeist 52 (Best of 11/26/18-11/30/18)

The weekly round up of the best moments from DZ's Season 59 (11/26/18-11/30/18.)

Cohen, Cohen, Gone; Can We Eat That Giant Cow? 11.30.18

In episode 284, Jack and Miles are joined by comedian Blair Socci to discuss more shady Les Moonves behavior, accusations of misconduct against Tom Brokaw, a quick look at how Alexander Acosta helped cover Jeffrey Epstein's crimes, Michael Cohen's guilty plea, the mess that is Trump's network, that one giant cow in Australia, John Krasinski working out in The Rock's gym, how Hostess Cakes is launching cereals in honey bun and donettes form, Steph Curry being the best, and more!

FOOTNOTES:

1. 'If Bobbie talks, I'm finished': How CBS boss Les Moonves tried to silence an accuser

2. This new Les Moonves story is a case study in how the system works to protect powerful men

3. Tom Brokaw Accuser Calls on Comcast to Hire ‘Outside Counsel’ to Investigate NBC Misconduct Claims

4. How a future Trump Cabinet member gave a serial sex abuser the deal of a lifetime

5. Katie Couric, Woody Allen: Jeffrey Epstein's Society Friends Close Ranks

6. A decade before #MeToo, a multimillionaire sex offender from Florida got the ultimate break.

7. The one weird court case linking Trump, Clinton, and a billionaire pedophile

8. Giuliani accuses Mueller of filing Cohen charges to mar Trump's G-20 summit

9. President Donald Trump calls ex-attorney Michael Cohen a "weak person" who is "trying to get a reduced sentence" after Cohen's guilty plea

10. Trump’s night-owl calls to Roger Stone in 2016 draw scrutiny in Mueller probe

11. Roger Stone associate Jerome Corsi on rejecting Mueller plea

12. Meet Knickers, the giant cow that is neither a cow nor a giant

13. John Krasinski on Dwayne Johnson's crazy gym: 'It was like alien spaceships had landed'

14. Hostess Cakes Launched Cereals In Donettes & Honey Bun Form

15. Girl named Riley Morrison asks @StephenCurry30 why his sneakers don’t come in girls sizes. Steph responds.

16. WATCH: The Go! Team - Feelgood By Numbers