BANTER BLENDER #95: World Cup, TV, and “Romancing The Stone”

Lisa Timmons joins Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) again for a rousing go at the Banter Blender. The two manage to broach all sorts of topics: the World Cup, personal training, Special K cereal, “Orange is the New Black,” “Game of Thrones,” “Romancing the Stone,” and Billy Ocean. It’s a classic Banter with Ben and Lisa situation. […]

THE BANTER BLENDER #89: The Most Mortifying Story Ever; Guest Lisa Timmons

This week, Lisa Timmons (vimeo.com/92791518) returns to the podcast just in time to hear a highly mortifying story from Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog). Those with weak stomachs should be warned! Then it’s on to stories about Swoosie Kurtz and an in depth analysis of ice cream cones. Waffle, sugar, or wafer — which is best? Come […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #81: On Richard Sherman’s Rant, Bieber’s Eggs, and Pussy Riot’s Concert

This week on “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Lisa Timmons weigh in on NFL player Richard Sherman and his recent postgame rant. Classless maniac or amped up athlete? Then it’s on to Justin Bieber, whose recent egging spree may land him behind bars. Plus, Ben and Lisa discuss a Florida teen […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #80: Oscar Nominations, American Idol, and Grand Theft Auto Addiction

Today is Sade’s birthday, and what better way to celebrate than with a brand new episode of “Banter with Ben and Lisa.” This week, Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Lisa Timmons talk about the “American Idol” premiere and its new panel of judges. Then, hot off the presses, it’s the Oscar nominations! Finally things wrap up […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #79: Special Guest Caleb Bacon from “Man School”

“Banter with Ben and Lisa” is back from the holidays, and to celebrate the new year, Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) and Lisa Timmons (twitter.com/timmonslisa) welcome Caleb Bacon (twitter.com/calebeatsbacon) from “Man School” (http://soundcloud.com/manschool). The three cover all sorts of topics: from Terrell Owens to Jersey Shore to child stars to Vanderpump Rules. It’s definitely a funny and […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #78: How Beyoncé Changed The Universe; Also, Gaga, GTA V, and German Lessons

This week on “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) and Lisa Timmons (twitter.com/timmonslisa) bow down to Beyoncé. Pretty hurts, but this podcast doesn’t. We discuss Queen B’s amazing album stunt and contrast it with similar efforts by the likes of Lady Gaga. We also talk about Gaga’s recent duet with Christina Aguilera on […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #77: Britney Spears’ New Album, Perez Hilton, Golden Globes, and Adrienne Barbeau

This week on “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) and Lisa Timmons (twitter.com/timmonslisa) read (truly) Perez Hilton’s latest self-congratulatory article. Then we analyze the Britney Spears’ album sales and talk about the sexiest music videos of all time. Next we point out the snubs and surprises in this year’s Golden Globe nominations, and […]

WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS #107: Pride and Prejudice

This week, Ben Mandelker (bsideblog) and Ronnie Karam (TrashTalkTV) are both joined by Lisa Timmons (Banter With Ben and Lisa) and Katie Carzola (The Nail Files) for a super long and fun romp through all of Bravo’s trash. Vanderpump Rules, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Real Housewives of Atlanta, and Shahs of Sunset were all […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #76: Revisiting Thanksgiving, The Sound of Music, Meeting Jason Collins (Again)

We are back! This week on “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) and Lisa Timmons (twitter.com/timmonslisa) trade stories about Thanksgiving and discuss their epic road trip to Las Vegas. Then it’s another major Operation Seduction development as Ben discusses his latest encounter with openly gay NBA player Jason Collins. Finally, things wrap up […]

Banter with Ben and Lisa #74: All About ‘Thor’. Also, Nicolas Cage Sex Photos and Zac Efron’s Puddle Accident

This week on “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) and Lisa Timmons (twitter.com/timmonslisa)break down everything you need to know about “Thor: The Dark World.” Even if you haven’t seen the movie or don’t plan to ever see it, hear what they have to say about all the goofy inanity of Asgard. Then it’s […]