Archive | Chez Pazienza

MEMBERS ONLY: Chez’s Last Email

Early on in our working relationship, I must confess to being somewhat intimidated by Chez. He was an award winning producer, author of a book praised by the likes of Arianna Huffington (who wrote the foreword to “Dead Star Twilight”), and a writer so gifted media moguls like Gawker’s Nick Denton …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Missing Chez, One Year Later

I remember feeling pissed off in February 2017, when Bill Maher invited Milo Yiannopoulos on Real Time. As someone who’d followed his show since high school, I’d always hated when Maher would bring on some idiot Republican to do nothing but stir the pot. But at least many of those had a consistent …Continue reading […]

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College Campuses Are Going Completely Insane

On Tuesday, several students at Princeton University walked out of a classroom due to an anthropology professor teaching a course on “Cultural Freedoms: Hate Speech, Blasphemy and Pornography,” repeatedly using the word “nigger” in class. Reported the Daily Princetonian:  …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Professor Claiming White Yoga Practitioners  Are “White Supremacists” Is Why The Alt Right Exists

When you are familiar with the (admittedly small) intellectual circles in the Alt Right movement, it becomes apparent that much of their nastiness stems from a reaction to the rise of identity politics in the the US. People like Steve Bannon and Milo Yiannopolous cleverly use this to stir …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Daily Banter in 2018: Now We Fight to Win

2017 was not a lot of fun for most sentient beings on planet Earth. As war raged in Syria, the EU began its break up with Britain and America got to grips with the lunatic reality tv star a minority of the population voted in as president (with the help of Vladimir Putin), those who […]

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Chez Pazienza Predicted the Nightmare Scenario Puerto Rico is Now Facing

Editor’s note: Bob Cesca emailed me yesterday to suggest we print this Members Only article Chez Pazienza wrote on January 26th 2017. The Trump administration has been shamefully slow in responding to the three and a half million United States citizens languishing on the island that has been …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli After Found Guilty of Fraud, Faces Up to 20 Years in Jail

Martin Shkreli was so confident that he could be acquitted of securities and wire fraud charges that he proclaimed before the trial that he was “so innocent” that the judge, jury and prosecutors would have to apologize to him. Sadly for Mr. Shkreli, the judge, jury and prosecutors …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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F*ck You, Mitch McConnell: The Sequel

Seven months ago, The Daily Banter’s Chez Pazienza marveled at the astonishing hypocrisy of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:The unfathomable, breathtaking, staggering lack of even an ounce of shame you’d have to have to say, after Republicans had publicly looked for ways to not ever confirm …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Chez and the ‘Trump-Russia’ Attack: One Year Later

Even though it’s only been a handful of months since my friend and colleague Chez Pazienza died, it feels like it’s been a lot longer than that..To continue reading this article, please go here. A Banter Membership gets you access to the magazine and all our Members Only content. Your membership …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Report: Trump Voters Hate Hillary So Much They Don’t Care if He Cheated to Win the Election

In a truly disturbing report released this week in the Guardian, a worrying number of Trump supporters revealed a hatred for Hillary Clinton that runs so deep they were unconcerned as to whether Donald Trump cheated to win the election in 2016. The report, based on a Trump stronghold in …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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