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All eyes on Spotify: The music streaming giant is called to continue removing artists accused of sexual misconduct

Following last week’s removal of R. Kelly and XXXTentacion from Spotify‘s “editorial or algorithmic playlists,” as part of the platform’s new Hate Content & Hateful Conduct policy, many voices have sprouted up in response to the controversial move. To some, the move seems altruistic and honorable. In an age of conscious consumerism, media companies have not only the right, but a […]

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What to Do If You’re a Victim of Revenge Porn

In 2010, Taylor got a phone call that would, at least temporarily, blow up her life. Someone had posted nude photos of her on a revenge porn website called IsAnyoneUp.com and sent her former employer the link. Her friend, who happened to be dating her ex-boss, called to let her know. “That was how it […]

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‘Ren & Stimpy’ Creator Accused Of Possessing Kiddie Porn And Preying On Underage Girls

(PHOTO: Kricfalusi and a 15-year-old Byrd in 1996. Via Buzzfeed.)  Many of you might not know this about me, but between 1999 and 2009, I ran my own animation studio called “Camp Chaos.” Our first breakout success, “Napster Bad,” was a crude satire of Metallica’s lawsuit against …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Don’t Be Anxious About Impeaching Trump. He’s More Useful To Democrats In Power.

If Donald Trump were black and a Democrat, he would have never been allowed to run for president in the first place. His “thug like” behavior would have been far too threatening to white male Fox News viewers, and you would barely remember his name let alone have to deal with the madness Americans …Continue […]

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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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Alamo Drafthouse’s Long History of Minimizing Sexual Assault and Harassment

Every time Jill Lewis goes back to the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater where she worked for a decade, she sees the face of a man she learned to fear because of his sexually aggressive behavior. It’s right there on the wall: one of the faces on a mural, painted to celebrate their favorite customers, in […]

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If Roy Moore Wins in Alabama, Republicans are in a World of Sh*t

There are two possible outcomes for today’s Senate race in Alabama, and both spell disaster for the GOP in both the short and long term. While Donald Trump and his band of lunatics in the White House are betting big on accused pedophile and notorious bigot Roy Moore, the Republican Party are …Continue reading Continue […]

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Trump is Now Blaming Democrats For His Sexual Assaults on Women

Liar in Chief Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to propagate yet more lies about the women he sexually assaulted by lying about the Democrats and lying about the motivations of the women accusing him who are now demanding a Congressional investigation into his behavior:  The White …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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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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MEMBERS ONLY: The Political Tragedy of Al Franken

The Banter Long Read: Yesterday was a dark day for Al Franken and the Democratic Party, saved only by the party’s responsible behavior in the wake of several new allegations against Franken… To continue reading this article, please go here. You’ll get unrestricted access to all our member’s …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Jimmy Kimmel is Destroying Roy Moore on Twitter

When you’re a 70 year old sex offender running for political office, it’s probably not a great idea to engage in a Twitter war with a professional comic who is a) smarter than you, b) funnier than you, and c) not a sex offender.  But no, Alabama’s Roy Moore seems to think he can match […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: How I Dealt With the Man Harassing My Wife

As a 6ft tall male who weighs roughly 185lbs and has spent over 30 years practicing various combat arts, there aren’t too many men I’m physically afraid of. This isn’t to say I’m an invincible superhero, but I can go out at night and walk through a sketchy neighborhood knowing that if anything …Continue reading […]

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Trump’s Denial of “P*ssy Grab” Audio Reveals a New, More Terrifying Side of His Presidency

The New York Times piece published on Saturday looking into Donald Trump’s repulsive decision to endorse alleged pedophile and sexual predator Roy Moore for the U.S. Senate revealed another truly terrifying insight into the mind of the president.  According to the Times, Trump now …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Yes, The President of the United States Just Endorsed an Alleged Pedophile

Had alleged pedophile and sexual abuser Roy Moore been a Democrat and Barack Obama the President of the United States, Moore would have been condemned and told in no uncertain terms to pull out of the Alabama Senate race. But Roy Moor is a Republican and Donald Trump, who is a sexual predator …Continue reading Continue […]

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Al Franken Must Now Resign in the Wake of Second Groping Allegation

I hate writing this, but Minnesota Senator Al Franken has no other choice but to resign in the wake of a second allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior towards a woman. Reported the Huff Post:  Lindsay Menz, 33, told CNN in a report published on Monday that Franken “inappropriately touched …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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White Alabama Voters Will Likely Send an Alleged Child Molester To The US Senate

I have very little confidence that white Alabama voters will do the right thing and send Democratic Senatorial candidate Doug Jones to the United States Senate. On December 12th, I am anticipating that the special election results will show Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore – a sexual …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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No Donald, Al Franken’s Sex Crimes Don’t Get You Off the Hook

Donald Trump is the master of distraction, a bonafide expert in creating so much chaos around him that no one can remember the last appalling thing he did forcing us to move on to whatever he did today.  As ‘liberal’ Hollywood reels from the Harvey Weinstein scandal and prominent Democrats …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Liberals Defending Bill Clinton Need to Ask Themselves Some Very Hard Questions

Earlier this week, I published a piece for Banter Members arguing that Bill Clinton was likely a rapist and that now was the time for the left to denounce him. I’ve received a lot of flak for the piece on two fronts, firstly that I attacked a Clinton, and secondly that I published it in […]

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