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 who’s been suspended from school for doing gay porn, and after that, there’s talk of “Downton Abbey,” “Sherlock,” and Tyler Florence’s San Francisco restaurant, Wayfare Tavern. Oh, and Pussy Riot too!

Other topics include cell phone use when driving, Grand Theft Auto V, and, of course, Sade. Come listen!

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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 with further discussion of Grand Theft Auto V, to which Lisa has become a recent convert. Her antics in the world of Los Santos are both deeply disturbing and utterly charming.

As usual, there’s plenty of other pop culture discussion to be had, and Ben continues to share his progress in learning the German language. Fun times all around. Come listen!

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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 great way to kick off 2014!

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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 “The Voice” before switching gears and taking on “Grand Theft Auto V.” Finally, things end on a peculiar note as Lisa helps Ben learn German. It’s all very musical, violent, and educational. Come listen!

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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 finally things end with a general discussion of Jacqueline Bisset and Adrienne Barbeau. Definitely listen to this one.

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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 on fire this week. Come on in!

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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 with talk of NBC’s long and boring “Sound of Music Live” telecast. It’s a good one this week. Be sure to listen!

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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 on to other current events such as Nicolas Cage’s lost sex photos. ‘Nuff said. Plus, discussion of Zac Efron’s broken jaw and Mark Wahlberg’s new feud with Tom Cruise.

Along the way there’s more etiquette from “The Correct Thing in Good Society,” and Lisa reads some automatically generated status updates from what-would-i-say.com. Lots of fun on this one. Come listen!

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BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #73: Kanye’s Confederate Flag, Revisiting Gravity, and a Major Operation Seduction Update

This week on “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” we revisit “Gravity” as Lisa weighs in on the space thriller. Spirited debate ensues. Then it’s on to Halloween and tales of Ben’s costume woes. This leads to a major update on Operation: Seduction (a.k.a. Ben’s continued efforts to seduce NBA player Jason Collins).

Next Lisa discusses her very close call with the LAX shooter, and then it’s on to Kanye West and his adoption of the confederate flag as part of his new personal style.

Finally, it’s a new segment: Can We Banter It? Ben and Lisa attempt to banter on subjects that are highly foreign to them. This week: drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan as well as the discovery of art stolen by the Nazis. Fun!

Come listen!

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BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #72: Halloween Banter Spook-tacular! With Special Guests Ronnie Karam and Marcos Luevanos

It’s Halloween, and this week’s “Banter with Ben and Lisa” is chock full of spooky topics: Patricia Arquette, Nicolas Cage, American Horror Story, The Walking Dead, and of course, Guy Fieri. And that’s just the tip.

Making things even more fun is that Lisa and Ben are joined by special guests Ronnie Karam (Watch What Crappens) and Marcos Luevanos (writer for The Game).

Listen to the foursome get drunk off wine and jump into the Banter Blender!

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