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Hollywood Producers Guild Releases “Ax Before You Jax” Pamphlet On When It’s Okay to Masturbate

(WARNING: You are about to read satire!) So you wanna masturbate, preferably in the presence of a woman. We all do my friend. Who doesn’t?! But first you must determine if your particular situation is right for both you and your masturbatory muse. Sounds complicated, right? It’s not! If you follow …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: What Hollywood Can Learn from the 1919 World Series

The fact that this crisis reaches beyond Weinstein to infect organizations like Screen Junkies and Alamo Drafthouse makes it so unprecedented in its scale that no Hollywood scandal to come before it can be a sufficient model for how to correct things going forward. I propose that we take lessons …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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James Woods is an Idiot

If you’re looking for a case study in what happens to old white men’s brains after decades of watching Fox News and listening to right wing talk radio, look no further than vocal Trump supporter and actor James Woods.  A celebrity favorite of the hard right, Woods rantings about current events …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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I Don’t Give a Sh*t About Harvey Weinstein

Americans and the American media only seem to grasp a tragedy, problem, disaster or disease when it happens to a celebrity. I guess we can’t help it. We’re just narrow-minded imbeciles who require a larger-than-life figure through which to experience human emotion vicariously, even if the exact …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Can We Please Throw Child Rapist Roman Polanski in Jail Now?

When it comes to naming, shaming and prosecuting sexual predators, there are no sacred cows. While certain high profile figures may be well loved, if there are women claiming they were assaulted by them, they should be believed. Period. This means we take the claims against the likes of Bill …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Breitbart Starts a “Hollywood Rape Culture Livewire” Because They Love Women So Much

Breitbart.com is outraged by Hollywood rape culture in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, so outraged in fact that they’ve started a ‘Livewire’ on the front page of their site to highlight stories about women suffering in the industry: Coming from the internet cesspool of white …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Breitbart Starts a “Hollywood Rape Culture Livewire” Because They Love Women So Much

Breitbart.com is outraged by Hollywood rape culture in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, so outraged in fact that they’ve started a ‘Livewire’ on the front page of their site to highlight stories about women suffering in the industry: Coming from the internet cesspool of white …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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Colin Trevorrow, Star Wars, and the Problem of “Experience”

In 2015, Colin Trevorrow was on top of the world. Three years prior, he had launched his career with the indie sci-fi comedy Safety Not Guaranteed, which won a screenwriting award at Sundance. Soon after, he found himself personally selected by Steven Spielberg to director Jurassic World, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Get to know Crankdat before his Control: Avalon show [Interview + Giveaway]

Crankdat’s move from the periphery to the center of the bass realm of electronica took place in what feels like a blink of an eye. The young Ohio-based artist subtly inserted his name into the mix of bedroom producers looking to strike a chord with the public in 2015 and quickly drew the spotlight to him […]

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Leaked Data Reveals Just How Freaking Expensive It Is to Put Spice Girls and Coldplay Songs in Crappy Movies

One of Hollywood’s top contract management firms was sent scrambling this week after informed of a breach involving a wealth of confidential and proprietary data. Contained in the leak was invaluable information about the earnings of some of the world’s biggest musical talent during the era of Now That’s What I Call…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Watch Lana Del Rey & The Weeknd’s New Video, “Lust For Life”

While most of Lana Del Rey‘s attention right now is drawing from her rumored relationship with G-Eazy, the singer releases a brand new video getting cozy with mega-pop star The Weeknd for their collaborative track, “Lust For Life”. In the lo-fi lover tale, Lana and The Weeknd embark on a journey through the vintage Hollywood […]

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Why Was ‘Last Man Standing’ Cancelled? Because of Money, Genius

If my Facebook feed is anything like yours, rational Americans are goddamn tired of watching one massive Trump scandal after another float by with zero repercussions because Republicans are apparently terrified of making Mike Pence the president and letting him rubber stamp all the …Continue reading Continue Reading at http://thedailybanter.com

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Why Was ‘Last Man Standing’ Canceled? Because of Money, Genius

If my Facebook feed is anything like yours, rational Americans are goddamn tired of watching one massive Trump scandal after another float by with zero repercussions because Republicans are apparently terrified of making Mike Pence the president and letting him rubber stamp all the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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