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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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The Ultimate Gifts For Any Zelda Fan Are On Sale Today

Nintendo created three gorgeous books that are must-owns for any Legend of Zelda fan, and all three are on sale today. They aren’t all-time low prices (except for the Zelda Encyclopedia, which is only a few weeks old), but they’re solid discounts off what you’d normally pay, so you won’t have to break too many […]

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MEMBERS ONLY: Republicans Can’t Stop Steve Bannon From Destroying Their Party

The Banter Long Read: For the past eight years, a civil war has been waged for control of the Republican Party. It has been “The establishment” versus “The extremist fringe of white nationalism”, and the fringe has been winning over and over and over again…(UPDATE: We have extended our free trial …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Why Does ABC Give a Sh*t That Steve Bannon “Slams GOP Senators”?

Watching the media fawn over Steve Bannon has convinced me that they’ve learned absolutely nothing from 2016. For the past several weeks, you can practically hear the sound of newsrooms collectively wetting themselves in joy that Bannon, the white nationalist, is trying to wage war on establishment …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Steven Bannon Attempts a ‘Sick Burn’ on Eminem, Fails Miserably

By now, you’ve probably heard Eminem’s ruthless takedown of Donald Trump in a remarkably powerful hip hop video released before BET’s Hip Hop awards. In it, the Detroit based rapper slammed Trump for his anti-immigrant rhetoric, blasted him for his ties to racists, and drew a line in the sand for …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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Trumpism Didn’t “Corrupt” White Conservative Evangelicals, They’ve Always Been Horrible People

There’s an entire cottage industry of conservative pundits who are shocked, shocked, I tell you!, that America’s right wing is full of racists, hypocrites and all around horrible people.One of these newly woke pundits is Jennifer Rubin of The Washington Post whose entire job these days seems to be …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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Sean Hannity Celebrates a Known Sex Offender’s Success to Spite Hillary Clinton

We’ve been writing about Hillary Clinton a fair bit here at the Banter lately, not because she’s done anything in particular, but because she remains the focal point of right wing ire. A crazed killer murders 60 people in Las Vegas using high powered artillery? Let’s jump on whatever Hillary …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Sean Hannity Celebrates a Known Sex Offender’s Success to Spite Hillary Clinton

We’ve been writing about Hillary Clinton a fair bit here at the Banter lately, not because she’s done anything in particular, but because she remains the focal point of right wing ire. A crazed killer murders 60 people in Las Vegas using high powered artillery? Let’s jump on whatever Hillary …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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Twitter Destroys Tucker Carlson After He Attacked Hillary Clinton Over Harvey Weinstein

The Alt Right’s favorite schoolboy Tucker Carlson was given a ruthless beating on Twitter after attacking Hillary Clinton for not responding fast enough to the Harvey Weinstein yesterday, and deservedly so. Tweeted Carlson: Forgetting the somewhat inconvenient fact that he not only failed to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Don’t Blame “Tribalism” When Only One Tribe is F*cking Crazy

The Banter Long Read: The big new word of 2016 and 2017 has been “tribalism”, the cool hipster way of saying “left” vs. “right”…To continue reading this article, please go here. You’ll get unrestricted access to all our member’s content, and your support directly goes to the writers at the Banter …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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CNN, Please Fire Chris Cillizza Over His Outrageous Harvey Weinstein Accusations

I haven’t commented on the revelation that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted and harassed multiple women over the years in Hollywood because it’s not an industry I have much interest in and Weinstein isn’t a person I know much about. Having read the stories, I’m almost positive he is guilty of …Continue reading Continue Reading at […]

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The Bechdel Test, and Other Media Representation Tests, Explained

In the latest episode of Rick & Morty alternative The Simpsons, guest star Alison Bechdel describes her famous Bechdel test for films: Do two female characters have at least one conversation that’s not about a man? Marge immediately brings up Homer, provoking Bechdel’s FAIL animation, shown here in handy exploitable…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Free Money! Sign Up For Amazon Music Unlimited, Get a $5 Bonus Amazon Credit.

At $8 per month (for Prime members), Amazon Music Unlimited was already more affordable than Spotify Premium or Apple Music, but Amazon’s sweetening the pot right now with a $5 Amazon.com credit when you sign up for a free trial with promo code MUSIC5.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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With Bannon Exposed as a Nazi Sympathizer, Networks He Appears on Risk Being Labeled Collaborators

In a sane society, Thursday’s damning report from Buzzfeed would be the end of Steve Bannon as a face on cable news and in the mainstream press. The report, ironically relying on a large number of leaked emails, details how Steve Bannon, at the behest of the billionaire Mercer family, used …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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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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Sign Up For a Free Audible Trial, Get Two Audiobooks To Keep

Amazon always offers a free one-month trial of its Audible audiobook service, but for a limited time, they’re also tossing in an extra free book credit to sweeten the pot. That’s in addition to the book you normally get with the trial, and each credit is valid for any title in the Audible library. The […]

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Rex Tillerson is No Patriot

Rex Tillerson is destroying the State Department. This is indisputable. He is leaving key positions unfilled. He is refusing to consult with the hundreds of experts at his disposal with decades of experience. He is eliminating entire sections within the State Department, forcing career employees …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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