Bob Cesca

Bob Cesca is the Managing Editor of The Daily Banter. Cesca has written weekly featured columns in The Huffington Post since August 2005. He has also contributed to AOL’s WalletPop blog and Manhattan Magazine. Cesca currently also co-hosts one of the nation’s top political podcasts “The Bob & Chez Show”.

Top Articles by Bob Cesca


MEMBERS ONLY: The After Party Podcast: Bob and Chez Talk About Moving, Game of Thrones, the Age of Outrage and Star Wars

Vampire Bat Disco Coke Nostril: Chez Is Living with Three Cats Now; Carrie Fisher at the Star Wars Celebration; Robert Downey Jr Walks Off Interview; The Avengers Controversy; Alton Brown on Millennials; Free Media; Galaxy Quest TV Series; Game of Thrones; Ex Machina Reviewed; The Guitar-Playing Orangutan; and more.


Rand Paul Goes Full Pee Wee Herman While Defending His Treatment of Female Reporters

Yes, Paul pulled out the old Pee-Wee Herman switcheroo — the “I know you are but what am I” counterpoint. Then he followed it up with the “liberal media” myth. A double-dose of hackery.


The NSA’s Earth Day Recycling Mascot Will Give You Night Terrors

In honor of Earth Day, the NSA unveiled a cartoon character intended to highlight the agency’s dedication to recycling. So far so good. But what was supposed to be a funny, child-centric character ended up looking like a terrifying chimera of a recycling bin and SpongeBob Square Pants.

Califormia Prepares For Flood Of Gay Weddings

You’ll Never Guess What Same-Sex Marriage Will Lead to Now…

You might think Pastor Jeffress is an isolated quack, but he’s perfectly in line was mainstream conservative dogma. Enter the Heritage Foundation…


GOP Congressman Photographed Illegally Possessing AR-15 Inside D.C. City Limits

Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) was photographed recently holding the weapon with, ironically enough, Benghazi investigator Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC).


California Ballot Measure Would Criminalize Transgender Citizens for Using Appropriate Toilet

What this would basically do is to create a subculture of toity police — money-grubbing bathroom patrols who would scout out restrooms waiting for transgender victims to wander in.


MEMBERS ONLY: The Death and Rebirth of a Cartoon About Pot and SpongeBob

Life is kind of like that. Even with the best of intentions, we’re almost never in control of our own fate, and a snap decision by a complete stranger could change our path forever.


Bill O’Reilly and Pastor Jeffress Agree that Gay Marriage Will Lead to Polygamy and Kids Getting Married

You might remember Jeffress from the time he said 9/11 was God’s punishment against America for abortion.


Sorry, Adam Carolla, the IRS Will Never Be Abolished — Ever

It’s sort of like a kid running for high school president by promising to eliminate homework.


New NRA President Is Completely Nuts

It’s important to underscore how truly difficult it is to say anything about guns and gun control that are more insane than CEO and president Wayne LaPierre whose previous job was scamming Martini, Harding and Taber at Black Jack just before medication time.


Ready for Hillary Derangement Syndrome?

The 2016 election is underway, and it’s officially shaping up to be silly season every season. Brace for impact.


MEMBERS ONLY: The After Party Podcast: Bob & Chez Discuss Mad Men, Better Call Saul, the E.T. Video Game and Interstellar

This week: “The TV Show”: Jon Hamm’s John Ham; The Return of Mad Men (SPOILERS); Bob Doesn’t Like Things That Don’t Go Anywhere; The New True Detective Trailer; CHiPs; The Better Call Saul Finale (SPOILERS); Writing for Television; Relationships and Writing; The Atari Documentary on Netflix; The E.T. Video Game; Our Review of Interstellar (SPOILERS); and more.


Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones Says Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Was “Totally Set Up”

A lot of times, it’s entertaining to watch how wildly Jones flails around a story, and I’ve noticed that the louder he yells, the more wrong he is. However, when it comes to the Boston Marathon bombing and especially the Sandy Hook massacre, Jones routinely craps all over the memories of those who died, while brutally insulting those who survived.


Rand Paul’s Gaffe-Filled First 24 Hours

The first day of Rand Paul’s campaign was a bloody mess.


The Execution of Walter Scott (VIDEO)

Anyone who watches the video of Walter Scott being shot seven times by Officer Michael Slager last Saturday who can’t see the egregiousness of it all needs to take some time to reevaluate his or her sense of right versus wrong.


Rand Paul Launches His Presidential Campaign with an Awkward Speech and Flip-Flops (Literally)

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) launched his presidential campaign on Tuesday with what can only be described as an awkward speech filled with his usual inconsistencies and contradictory positions.


MEMBERS ONLY: Your Handy Guide to Presidential Candidate Rand Paul

It’s happening! Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is due to officially announce his candidacy for president Tuesday, featuring the actual campaign slogan: “Defeat the Washington machine. Unleash the American dream.”


Of Course Jeb Bush Isn’t Hispanic and His Voter Registration Mistake Isn’t a Big Deal

The sooner the Dems cut bait and abandon this one, the better off they’ll be.