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Chez Pazienza

Chez Pazienza is the Media Editor at The Daily Banter. Chez was a producer for WSVN and WTVJ in Miami, KCBS, KNBC and KCAL in Los Angeles, and MSNBC and CNN in New York. He has two L.A.-area Emmys as well as a Golden Mic. He is also the co-host of "The Bob & Chez Show" podcast with Bob Cesca.


Top Articles by Chez Pazienza

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Noted Smart Person Kylie Jenner Wants To Warn You About Chemtrails

Kylie Jenner has something very important she wants to talk about, you guys.

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The Duggars Deliberately Covered Up Child Molestation in Their Ranks

These are calculating opportunists who knew exactly what they had to lose all along, at every stage of this travesty, and chose to ensure that they didn’t.

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MEMBERS ONLY: Why You Should Still Be Listening To New Music After 33

From 33-years-old onward, you can kiss new music goodbye. This is what a new online study culled from the habits of Spotify users supposedly reveals. I can’t imagine having given up at that age.

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Elian Gonzalez at 21: Why Sending Him Back To Cuba Was Always the Right Thing To Do

The fact that Elian wants to return to the U.S. to, among other things, visit museums in Washington DC and get on Facebook shows that despite the hero’s life he’s lived in Cuba he still doesn’t have access to what he would have had he stayed here. The recent thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations — which it should be noted has enraged the hardliners still kicking around in Miami — may make it so that his dreams of coming to the U.S. for a visit come true, but it should never be said that the wrong thing was done in sending Elian back to Cuba with his father.

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That Game of Thrones Rape Scene Was Horrifying, But That Was the Point

Its viciousness was precisely what made the scene work because no one could walk away from it saying that it was supposed to just be your average sexual encounter. It was rape, brutal and profound. It ate at you as you began to understand what was about to happen and it took the wind out of you as the audience surrogate, Theon, reacted in exactly the way you wanted to.

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Sorry, Anti-Vaxxers: California Is One Step Closer To Making Childhood Vaccines Mandatory

Thursday the California State Senate approved SB 277 by a vote of 25 to 10. The bill would eliminate personal belief and religious exemptions that allow parents to go around vaccination requirements and still get their children into schools.

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Special Snowflakes at Columbia University Say They’re Too Triggered by Classic Mythology

It’s time for another episode in the ongoing series Survivor: Millennial Snowflake Edition, in which a group of fragile children are dropped off at an exorbitantly expensive institution of higher learning and forced to fend for themselves against all the bad words and scary ideas.

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Dangerous Idiot Allen West Thinks He Was a Victim of Sharia Law at Wal-Mart

America’s real-life Gen. Jack D. Ripper returns.

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Thank You, Kelley Mitchell

South Florida news legend Kelley Mitchell died on Sunday night at the age of 58.

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God Help Us, Jeb Says George W. Bush Is Advising Him on Middle-East Policy

When you think about it, it’s staggering that you’re even having to think about it.

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MEMBERS ONLY: How To Reappear Completely

In the final days of July, 2009, I made the decision to torch my history almost entirely. Two weeks ago, my fiancée and I moved in together, ready at last to start making a new history.

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Joss Whedon Denies Being Driven Off Twitter (And Yet Still Makes a Perfect Statement About Outrage Culture)

Joss Whedon says it wasn’t the militancy that led him to quit Twitter, it was the noise. But that’s the thing. For anybody who cares about equality and justice, but who doesn’t reach the level of ideological purity — because how can anyone? — the militancy is the noise.

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Ted Cruz Hops Aboard the Texas Military Takeover Crazy Train. Because of Course.

This man is a United States senator. He is running for president.

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Age of Outrage: Was Joss Whedon Just Run Off Twitter By the Usual Angry Mob?

Joss Whedon left Twitter today. He deactivated his account completely.

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Who Do I Root For, Mayweather the Woman-Beater or Pacquiao the Philandering Homophobe?

Because I don’t have a dog in this fight, so to speak, it means that like a lot of you neophytes I’ll have to resort to other metrics to carefully evaluate the two contenders and figure out who I’m going to root for tomorrow.

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