BANTER BLENDER #92: Discussing Bieber’s Racism, the Kimye Wedding, and Hot Actors

On this very special episode of “The Banter Blender,” Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) is joined by three of his high school friends: Michelle, Lauren, and Caty. The three immediately launch into a variety of topics, including Justin Bieber’s racist rant, the Kim Kardashian/Kanye West wedding, and, of course, ranking hot actors and athletes.

Plus, no high school reunion is complete without stories of yore, and this podcast definitely has an airing of grievances…

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BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #60: Royal Babies, Kardashian-Jenner Conflict, and Amanda Bynes

On this week’s “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” we talk babies: from Prince George Alexander to North West. We then check in on Brody Jenner’s clash with stepmom Kris Jenner and discuss the latest craziness in Amanda Bynes’ life. Plus, we read a seething piece of hate mail from a Fox News viewer. Always fun!

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BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #57: Kanye and Kim Deliver; Also, Kaycee Rice and Paula Deen

Time for another episode of Banter with Ben and Lisa! This week, Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Lisa Timmons (wherelisalives.com) take on the spawn of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West (who was still unnamed at press time). After that, the two chat about James Gandolfini’s untimely passing, controversial dance sensation Kaycee Rice, new Instagram video features, and Paula Deen’s racist ways. Along the way, there’s plenty of sidetracking about Japanese ghosts and druggie alligators, naturally. Come listen!

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BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #47: Gay Facebook, Pregnant Kim Kardashian, and The Real World

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This week on Banter with Ben and Lisa, Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Lisa Timmons (wherelisalives.com) welcome back Marcos Luevenos for another rowdy discussion of all things pop culture. The trio tackle all those red gay marriage profile pictures on Facebook as well as Kim Kardshian’s much documented pregnancy and the “Real World’s” notable MTV history. There are many tangents and off-shoots along the way, as well as one very squeaky dog. Come listen!

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BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA: Ep: 35 – Kim & Kanye Together? Also, A Special Cameo from Michael Ealy!

Things get a bit racy on this week’s episode of “Banter with Ben and Lisa” as Lisa and I tackle the most pressing dilemma in America: the romance of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. Then it’s on to Brian McKnight, who has surprised the Internet with his very adult ode to female anatomy. Later, Lisa tells a bizarre story involving an encounter with Keyshia Cole’s mom, I talk about seeing Chyna Doll’s lady parts up close and in person, and then we wrap things up with a random podcast cameo from Michael Ealy, star of “Common Law” on USA and “Think Like A Man.” Bringing the star power to Banter!

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BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA: Ep. 33 – Hunger Games, Kim Kardashian, and Dolvett

This week, Lisa and I talk about our anticipation for The Hunger Games movie as well as a variety of other stories from pop culture, including Kim Kardashian’s flour attack, Joba Chamberlain’s trampoline accident, a bizarre crime case from Australia, and Whitney Houston’s autopsy results. Plus, there’s plenty of obsession over The Biggest Loser’s Dolvett along the way. Come take a listen!

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SUPER BOWL ADS: The Good, The Bad, and the FAIL

The dust has settled. Green Bay has won the Super Bowl, and football season has come to an end. I no longer have to check BetUS for Super Bowl Odds and can return to my normal life of pontificating about pop culture. This, of course, means weighing in on Super Bowl commercials. Overall, this year’s offerings were generally solid. Pepsi, Budweiser, and Doritos all offered up their usual mixed bag of fare — cheap animal jokes mixed with occasionally clever concepts — while stars such as Eminem and Justin Bieber popped up to shill for the likes of Lipton Iced Tea and Best Buy, among others.

After the jump, a list of many (but not all) the spots that made an impression on me for better or worse…

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AND WHATNOT: Sex-Tape Star Kim Kardashian Is Embarrassed About Nude Spread; Also, Camille Grammer’s Porn Photos, Vivica’s Pee Stain, and Some Nasty Nails

Reality Chopped: Taylor Armstrong Pez Dispenser
Socialite Life: Kim Kardashian Went Nude…But Not Happy About Nips
ESPN: Hines Ward would welcome reunion
Starcasm: PHOTOS Camille Donatacci Grammer’s softcore porn filmography
Curbed LA: MISS PHOTOGENIALITY
D-Listed: Piss Happens.
Daily Beast: Survivor Spy Exposed
LAist: Rah NFL Stadium Rah!
Vulture: Chris Brown and Russell Brand Are Booked for SNL
Best Week Ever: Woman Grows Nails For 22 Years To “Meet Oprah And A Lotta Mo’ Celebrities”