What the Hell Have We Done To Renée Zellweger?

By October 21, 2014

When you’re someone with a recognizable and even bankable appearance, altering it can mean an inexorable slide into career oblivion. What’s unfortunate is that Renée Zellweger was probably caught between that fact of Hollywood and the other one — the one that demands that young, fresh-faced actresses stay young and fresh-faced forever.


There Will Never Be Another Ben Bradlee

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Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee was a titan of real journalism and a constant reminder of the good it can do.

Bristol Palin Says She Was Called a C*nt, Had Her $300 Sunglasses Stolen in New Police Audio of Fight

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Listen to this and laugh and laugh. Then stop laughing and weep openly when you remind yourself that this woman was once poised to be a heartbeat away from living in the White House.

Just As We Suspected, That NYPD Muslim Profiling Video Is a Fake

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Worse, they’re trying to make it seem like it’s no big deal after they’ve been caught.

Secret Service Investigates Cryptic Obama Flyer With Photo Of a Lynching

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It’s not at all clear whether it was meant to prevent black people from voting or encourage them.

In Defense of Monica Lewinsky (Shame on You, Social Media)

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There’s a terrible injustice in the fact that President Clinton is the most popular politician in the world today, while Monica Lewinsky is the cheap punchline to dozens of blow-job jokes.

James O’Keefe And His Porn Mustache Busted By Democrats For Attempted Voter Fraud

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Sad ACORN-slayer and Dildo Boat Captain James O’Keefe is baaaack! This time, he tried to run his game on some Democrats in Colorado, and according to Mother Jones, got busted bad.

The Daily Banter Is Moving To a Metered Member System In November

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In two weeks time, The Daily Banter will be moving to a paid metered model to ensure our long term viability as an independent outlet. While our recent introduction of the paid membership section of the site has helped enormously, we still are far too reliant on advertising to be sustainable in the long term.

Marco Rubio Wants To Stop the Deadly Ebola Threat In Its Tracks… In A Few Weeks

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Rubio thinks Ebola is such a dire threat, and that a travel ban is so necessary, that it must be put into place sometime in late November.

An Open Letter To Salon About the Plagiarist Writing For Their Website

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By now, Salon surely knows it’s giving a platform to a plagiarist, but why haven’t you done anything about it?

P.Z. Myers Is a Dishonest Social Justice Warrior Who Doesn’t Know What ‘Atheism’ Means

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P.Z. Myers didn’t like what I wrote about atheism and social justice, so he misrepresented what I said about them.

Sarah Palin Tried To Bully Us With Legal Action and Failed Miserably

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On September 21, I logged into my YouTube account to find the following copyright notice…

Why Did The New York Times Only Tell Part Of Darren Wilson’s Story?

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This is an obvious PR leak from a biased source.

John Oliver’s Hilarious Supreme Court Reenactment Using Dogs (And a Duck)

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Perfect for the social media age, yes?

Interview With “Allen Montgomery,” Founder Of the Hoax Site, National Report

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Stories from his website have fooled millions of people and major news organizations, but what’s his endgame?

Mitt Romney Has a Huge-Ass Lead In the 2016 Presidential Race

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If at first and second you don’t succeed, try Romney again.

The Ebola Truthers Have Arrived and Their Conspiracy Theories Are Completely Insane

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On Ebola, Alex Jones and the InfoWars crew make the Republican Party look like a paragon of integrity.

During Ebola Scare, Ted Cruz Rejects Obama’s Surgeon General Nominee for Being “Anti-Gun”

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Ted Cruz and Rand Paul are relatively new to politics, so perhaps they don’t realize that the surgeon general can’t pass legislation, and therefore is incapable of implementing an assault weapons ban.

Rep. Barbara Lee’s Perfect Response To Two White Dudes Talking About Feminism

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When Bill Maher and Joel Stein took to having a Manversation™ about feminism Friday night, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) popped their bloated dialogue like a big white male balloon.