Ben Cohen

Ben Cohen is the editor of The Daily Banter and founder of Banter Media Group. Ben writes a regular column for the Huffington Post and is a regular guest on the RT Network. Ben covered boxing and Mixed Martial Arts for,, Black Belt Magazine, Boxing Monthly Magazine and Originally from London, England he currently lives in Washington DC.

Top Articles by Ben Cohen


New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Frank Bruni Is A Very Serious Writer

Professional grandstander Frank Bruni called out The Daily Banter in The New York Times for grandstanding. This is our response.


No Gwyneth, Getting Insulted on Twitter is Not Like Going to War

Gwyneth Paltrow is definitely not a bad person. She’s a very good actress, and judging by the way she speaks about her kids, a very good mother. That being said, Gwyneth really doesn’t know when to shut up in public.

And sadly, that’s now most of the time.


Future Jailbird Dinesh D’Souza Posts Hilariously Ironic Statement on Facebook

Dinesh D’Souza believes that in America, you choose your own destiny. Which is pretty funny given where he’s going.


The End of a Douchebag: Dinesh D’Souza Facing Jail Time

Dinesh D’Souza, a man who made a career out of smearing President Obama using every dishonest tactic in the GOP handbook, is almost certainly going to jail after pleading guilty on Tuesday to a campaign finance law violation.


The Best Viral Bullshit Headline of the Day

Buzzfeed wannabe site ‘LifeBuzz’ (see the similarities?) is upping the ante on making people read whatever list of banal life tips it has ripped off from another banal list of life tips. Telling readers that by not making their way through at least 22 of the the 30 [insert meaningless list items], “You’ll never get out alive”.

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Newt Gingrich, Michael Sam, and the Myth of Tolerating Intolerance

Newt Gingrich believes gays should do a better job of tolerating those who are intolerant towards them. It sounds good in theory, but is ridiculous once you apply real life analogies.


Sexist Tucker Carlson Can’t Count the Number Of Men Working His Staff

Tucker Carlson complained on Fox News that women have such an easy time in the workplace that he can’t find male journalists to join his site. When 75% of his editorial staff are male, we must conclude that Carlson is either a) a liar, or b) an asshole, or c) all of the above.


Mocking Gays and Mocking Religious Fundamentalists are NOT the Same Thing

Michael Sam is the first active NFL player to come out as being gay. He has risked his career, his personal life and his physical safety to do so. No reasonable person can compare it to a snarky remark from Bill Maher, or a documentary by Richard Dawkins.


Fox News Contributor Loses the Plot With Hilarious Huff Post/Jack Bauer Analogy

A couple of days ago Fox News published something so brilliantly revealing of its white male, paranoid inferiority complex that it deserves to be etched into stone and studied by sociologists for decades to come.


Quote of the Day: “Just this Once, You Shut Your F**king Mouth”

Rebecca Schoenkopf asks Glenn Greenwald to kindly shut the fuck up about the kidnapped Nigerian girls he doesn’t care about.

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Did Raw Story Just Slander Tucker Carlson?

Raw Story wrote an incredibly trolly headline about Tucker Carlson, and it could be slanderous.


Quote of the Day: Why Seth Rogen Hates Justin Bieber

“I met him a few times. He’s a good example of someone, who you meet, who you think you are going to hate and then you get to hate him … you meet him and he lives up to every one of your expectations” – Seth Rogen on Justin Bieber


Translating Donald Sterling’s Warped View of Black Men

Donald Sterling is such a racist asshole that he doesn’t even understand that he’s a racist asshole. Check out our translation of his revealing diatribe against black people.


Matt Taibbi Was Right to Blast Obama For Capitulating to Wall Street

There is a worrying trend amongst Obama supporters – the complete inability to fault the President for anything, even when it’s obvious he screwed up. Case in point- Obama’s complete failure to regulate Wall St.

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‘World’s Toughest Job’ Interview is a Cynical Viral Marketing Trick

You’ve probably seen the video of the ‘World’s Toughest Job’ interview by now. The message is nice enough, but what about the messenger?

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Bill O’Reilly’s Subconscious Racism in his Interview with John Calipari

In an interview segment with Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari on his show last night, Bill O’Reilly laid bare his unconscious racism, reinforcing gross stereotypes about black people without batting an eyelid.


Translating Michelle Malkin’s Hate Filled, Racist Eulogy of Obama’s Aunt

Michelle Malkin wrote a breathtakingly offensive and racist eulogy of Obama’s recently deceased aunt, who died of breast cancer this week. Here’s our translation of the hateful piece, so you don’t have to read it.