THE BANTER BLENDER #88: Twitter Etiquette and TV Theme Songs; Guest Anna David

This week on “The Banter Blender,” author, journalist, and podcaster Anna David (afterpartypod.com/) joins Ben to chat about a variety of pop culture topics, including TV theme songs and celebrity anti-vaccination crusades.

Plus, stick around for a conversation about unfollowing friends on Twitter and Instagram.

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WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #123: OC Is Back! Special Guest Matt Whitfield

Matt Whitfield (Yahoo!) returns to “Watch What Crappens” this week to discuss one of his favorite topics: the Real Housewives of Orange County season premiere. Matt and Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) hash out the whole episode before tackling the crazy ladies of New York City. Then it’s on to the Atlanta finale and the latest craziness on Married to Medicine.

Along the way, there’s plenty of gossip about Porsha Stewart and other Bravo-lebrities. Check it out!

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WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #122: Ghost In The Machine

Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) and Ronnie Karam (trashtalktv.com) reunite in a semi-bonkers late-night episode of “Watch What Crappens.” The guys take on the latest episode of “Real Housewives of New York City,” from crazy Aviva to annoying Amanda and everything in between. Be on the lookout for an extended Ramona-in-Africa fantasy sequence.

Then it’s on to “Married to Medicine” where Ben and Ronnie welcome Dr. Heavenly into the fold by giving her a thorough “Crappens” read. Dr. Jackie gets into the mix too with her fat-shaming.

Things then wrap up with “Real Housewives of Atlanta” as Kandi heads into therapy and Kenya says goodbye to dearly departed Velvet :(

If that’s not enough, the guys go through all of Bravo’s new programming slate, analyzing the shows that did (and did not) make the cut. Plus, Ben has a long yarn about meeting Top Chef: DC’s Tiffany Derry in New Orleans.

Definitely listen to this one!

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WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #121: Don’t Be a Bitch, It Hurts Being Dropped, I’m the Hostess!”

It’s a very special all Housewives episode to celebrate the return of our old, fabulous, gorgeous co-host Matt Whitfield (YahooTV). He’s back to dish with Ronnie Karam (TrashTalkTV) about the end of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the near end of Real Housewives of Atlanta, and the beautiful start of Real Housewives of New York. And of course we talk about Kenya Moore getting served and Bethenny’s possible return to the network. Come on in!

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BANTER BLENDER #87: All About Vine with Guest Darius Benson

This week on “The Banter Blender,” Vine superstar Darius Benson (twitter.com/mrlegendarius) joins Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) to talk about Vine. Darius breaks it all down: from his humble beginnings to his big successes and everything in between. He also talks about how he creates his Vines, how his popularity has affected his life, and how he came up with his famous catchphrase. Cool stuff from a funny guy!

Come listen!

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BANTER BLENDER #86: Conscious Uncoupling, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Maple Syrup

It’s time to fire up “The Banter Blender!” Joining Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) this week is journalist Jessica Ogilvie (twitter.com/jessicapauline) to discuss the most pressing topic of the week: Gwyneth Paltrow’s divorce from Chris Martin. We delve into it hardcore, and along the way, we take on Tinder, real maple syrup, and all sorts of other tangents. Plus, Jessica tells us about a story she’s broke in today’s “LA Weekly.”

Tune in!

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WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #120: Who You Gonna Call? Ghostwriters!

This week on “Watch What Crappens,” Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Ronnie Karam (trashtalktv.com) delve right back into the ongoing mess that is the “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” reunion. It’s more frustration with the likes of Kim and Brandi and Carlton, and once again, Ben and Ronnie get way too emotionally involved in all of the proceedings.

Then it’s on to “Real Housewives of New York City” where the ramifications of #bookgate continue to ripple through the heavily Botox’d women of NYC. Also: is Kristen Taekman a whiner or shunned wife? We weigh in.

Next up it’s a quick detour to Charleston where Ben and Ronnie try to make sense of “Southern Charm,” and that’s followed by more madness from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.” Finally, things wrap up with a quick discussion of “Blood, Sweat, and Heels.”

We’ve also got plenty of gossip including Lady Gaga’s new video, Kristen Doute’s latest tantrum, and much more. Come listen!

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BANTER BLENDER #85: Geeking Out Over The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ant-Man, and Vintage NES

This week on “The Banter Blender,” Kyle Buchanan (senior editor, Vulture.com) joins Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) to talk shop about movies and video games. The two first discuss Kyle’s impressions of the first fifteen minutes of “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ before moving on to the fate of movies based on video games. Can there ever be a good one? There’s also plenty of chatter about “Ant-Man,” which is preparing to make the leap to the big screen with Paul Rudd.

Finally, the guys wax nostalgic about some of their favorite vintage Nintendo games including beloved and oft-overlooked “Startropics.”

Come listen!

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WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #119: Reading, Writing and Beating Up Popular People

Ronnie Karam (TrashTalkTV) and Ben Mandelker (bsideblog) are joined by the incomparable Alexandra August (TrashTalkTV) to laugh about the amazing “Bookgate” episode of Real Housewives of New York, plus the first part of a month long reunion fest on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. There are also some marital issues to discuss on Real Housewives of Atlanta, the season finale of Blood Sweat and Heels, and crazy news from the ever classy Southern Charm. Join us!

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BANTER BLENDER #84: Online Etiquette, Survivor, and Justin Bieber

This week on “The Banter Blender,” Ronnie Karam (trashtalktv.com) joins Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) again to discuss a variety of topics, starting with online etiquette. The two delve into the world of baby status updates, humble brags, and Instagram offenses, among other things.

Next the guys take on the latest season of Survivor and roll their eyes at Justin Bieber’s latest antics. Plus, details about meeting BRENCHEL (a.k.a Brendon Villegas and Rachel Reily) from Big Brother and Amazing Race. Just the usual mix of topics for The Banter Blender. Come listen!

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