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Bantercast Episode 20: Ari Rutenberg, Co-Founder of The Daily Banter

In today’s hilarious episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael are joined by LA producer and co-founder of The Daily Banter, Ari Rutenberg. It’s an extra long show packed with banter about the beginnings of the site, the #MeToo scandal, Al Franken, Roy Moore, Donald Trump and what the hell is …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Bantercast #19: Ben’s Terrifying Journey to The Amazon Rainforest

In this epic edition of the Bantercast, Ben discusses his recent journey to the Amazon rainforest where he took ‘Huachuma’, a psychoactive plant medicine used widely in Peru. Ben details coming face to face with the reality of death, his experience of taking ‘Vilca’, the most powerful psychedelic …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast #18: Sexual Predators in Our Midst

In this controversial episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael ask themselves a very important question in the wake of the #MeToo sexual harassment scandal currently engulfing the Western world: should men be ashamed of themselves? We talk about Al Franken, Bill Clinton, Roy Moore and Donald …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast Episode 17: Michael and the Mongolian Shaman

After a two week break, Ben and Michael are back with a brand new episode of the Bantercast. In today’s show, Michael discusses his experience meeting a Mongolian Shaman and Ben talks about his crazy trip to the Amazon Jungle. It’s a thought provoking show with insight into the world’s oldest …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Bantercast Episode 15: Harvey Weinstein is an Asshole

In this episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael discuss the shocking Harvey Weinstein scandal and why sexual assault is so rife in corporate America. Also discussed in today’s show: is ‘toxic masculinity’ a real thing? Are the regressive left responsible for the Alt Right, and how can we stop …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Bantercast #14: Power, Guns and the Vine of Death

In today’s epic show Ben and Michael talk about Ayahuasca, the plant medicine known as “The Vine of Death”, whether it can cure humanity of our destructive tendencies and why you should (or shouldn’t) do it. We also discuss real issue with firearms in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, and the …Continue reading […]

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Bantercast Episode 13: The Stress and Panic Special

In this week’s special episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael discuss stress and panic in modern society. Michael shares a story about a recent panic attack he had, his history of stress, and how he deals with it today. Ben discusses how he built the Banter and brought it back from the brink, …Continue […]

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Bantercast #12: Bitcoin Mania, Getting Rich, and How to Think About Money

In this episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael discuss Bitcoin mania, the concept of getting rich, and how to think about money. Most people don’t understand money or how to use it, and without real financial literacy many will be doomed to repeat basic mistakes that the wealthy don’t make. Is …Continue reading Continue […]

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Bantercast #11: Panama Jackson – Trump Ruined My Relationship With My White Mother

In today’s episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael speak with Very Smart Brotha’s (VSB) Panama Jackson. Panama co-founded VSB and recently quit his job to write for the hilarious Afro-centric site full time. Panama recently penned a heartbreaking article describing his ruined …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast #10: Jim St. Germain – From Haiti to the World

In today’s episode of the Bantercast, we spoke with the amazing Jim St. Germain, the author of ‘A Stone of Hope: A Memoir’.Jim was born in Haiti into severe poverty and moved to New York City aged 11, where he fell into a life of gang activity and crime. He turned his life around with the […]

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Bantercast #8: Noor Tagouri – Sex Trafficking and Heroin Addiction in America

In today’s episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael talk to Noor Tagouri, a Muslim American woman who made history by becoming the first woman to wear hijab in Playboy magazine. Noor Tagouri is a journalist at Newsy and has been on the road documenting heroin addiction and sex trafficking in …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Bantercast #7: Chris Bradshaw – The Vegetable Man

In today’s show, we talk to Washington D.C’s most notorious gardener, Chris Bradshaw of the non-profit “Dreaming Out Loud”. Chris spoke to us about how gardening can heal communities and provide a way of feeding people without relying on giant supermarkets and fast food chains. His non-profit aims …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast Episode 6: Zoe Ligon, The Sex Educator

In today’s hilarious and thought provoking episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael speak to Zoe Ligon, a sex educator and founder of Spectrumboutique.com, an online ethical sex toy store. On the show, we talk about polyamory, pornography, homosexuality, sexual spirituality and sex camps (yes …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast Episode 6: Zoe Ligon, The Sex Educator

In today’s hilarious and thought provoking episode of the Bantercast, Ben and Michael speak to Zoe Ligon, a sex educator and founder of Spectrumboutique.com, an online ethical sex toy store. On the show, we talk about polyamory, pornography, homosexuality, sexual spirituality and sex camps (yes …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast Episode 5: David Walsh “The History Nerd” on Far Right Politics in America

In today’s episode of The Bantercast, we talk to David Walsh, a PhD candidate in the history department at Princeton University where he also teaches. His dissertation is on U.S. far right politics in the twentieth century. We talked to David about the far right in America, the origins of the ‘Alt …Continue reading Continue […]

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Bantercast #4: The Wolf of Wall St. Ruined My Life

In today’s show, Michael and Ben sit down with Christina McDowell, the author of ‘After Perfect’, a breathtaking memoir about losing everything after her father went to federal prison for securities fraud. Christina’s father worked with the “Wolf of Wall Street” Jordan Belfort, and took hundreds of …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Bantercast #3: Donald Jr. The Idiot, Ben Cohen Gets Sued Finale!

In this week’s episode of the Bantercast, we talk about explosive news about Donald Trump Jr. selling out his father and confessing to colluding with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Ben and Michael discuss the shocking revelation and look at how the Trump administration is attempting …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Bantercast #2: Kevin Glass and the “Never Trump” Conservative Movement

In this brand new episode of the Bantercast, we talk to ‘Never Trump’ conservative Kevin Glass. Kevin is the Director of Policy and Outreach at the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity, and has written for conservative outlets like Townhall.com. He has also been published in the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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