A recent article in Elle magazine, seemingly reprinted from 1973, helps needy women figure out how to deal with the scourge of a busy pseudo-boyfriend who has, like, a job. After a giant splash ad promising “50 Date Night Dresses He’ll Flip For,” Elle presents the story “Meet the Thursday Guy: The New Problem Plaguing… Read More
South Carolina embarrassed itself yet again (this year month week), when Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark decided it was an excellent idea to be publicly and unforgivingly absurd, by stating that he would not be following the President’s order to fly the U.S. flag at half-mast to show respect for the life and loss of Nelson Mandela. Clark’s reasoning, according to his Facebook page is that, “Nelson Mandela did great things for his country and was a brave man but he was not an AMERICAN!!! The flag should be lowered at our Embassy in S. Africa, but not here.”
In Michigan, Republican lawmakers have devised a particularly insidious piece of legislation that would ban primary insurance policies from covering abortions — even abortions as the result of rape or incest. That’s right, in addition to being raped, a woman could potentially have to pay thousands of dollars out of pocket to terminate.
Back in the day, Liberals used to protest Thanksgiving and call it “Indigenous People’s Day”. Now that everyone embraces wholeheartedly the turkey slaughter, gluttony, consumerism and shared glee in the mockery of vegans and vegetarians that we’ve come to associate with this holiday, here are some Thanksgiving videos you might enjoy.
Commissioned by an interdisciplinary team of scientists and academics from the research centers at UC – Berkley and Stanford, a joint study released today has proven definitively that if one does not use it, he or she will ultimately lose it. Taking on what is still an extremely divisive issue in the scientific community, the… Read More
Narco Cultura, a documentary opening tonight in New York City and Miami, explores the music genre and exploding subculture of ‘narcocorridos’, or drug ballads that glorify violence and dealers as “modern-day Robin Hoods”. Some say the music genre could rival the popularity of ’90s gangsta rap and hip-hop. Is this the next big thing?
In this week’s edition of ‘Glenn Beck Comment Porn’, we have one solitary comment from Glenn Beck’s site, ‘The Blaze’. In response to a post on Darren Aronofsky’s long-awaited film “Noah”, a Blaze reader weighed in with what must be the single best comment we’ve seen in our time covering the site and all its glorious madness.
Your drug of choice says a lot about you. Do you look for the social lubrication of alcohol? The elated introspection of weed? The quick thrill of coke? The synthetic contentment of molly? When searching for what you want it’s important to know what you’re looking for. And that’s why this debate between rock and EDM will never be settled.
It is with great regret that we are announcing the departure of Chez Pazienza from The Daily Banter. Chez has written for the site since our relaunch in early 2012 and has provided us with many great stories, original pieces and provocative opinions.
Unfortunately we discovered that Chez had plagiarized a satirical Rand Paul speech without giving credit.