BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #66: Wentworth Miller, Fall Television, and Halloween

This week on “Banter with Ben and Lisa,” Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Lisa Timmons (twitter.com/timmonslisa) discuss some of the fall television they’re excited for. Plus, it’s an update on “Operation Seduction” with talk of Wentworth Miller’s recent coming out of the closet. The two also discuss Ben’s internship experiences at “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” […]

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Taylor Hicks and The Roots Perform Tribute To Rebecca Black

Some internet memes are so white hot they flame out after just a few days (ie. Charlie Sheen, “winning, duh”). Rebecca Black, however, is the gift that keeps on giving. The tween’s infectious yet banal single “Friday” has become a pop culture fixture over the past three weeks, having been covered and parodied by umpteen […]

Celebrities You Should Be Following On Twitter

So you’re at work, bored, waiting for me to post something new, right? Thankfully, Twitter offers endless fun, but who on Earth should you follow? WELL, for starters, you can follow me (http://twitter.com/bsideblog — help me get to 10,000 followers!! Or at least 3,000). But if you already follow me and want other (LESS GOOD) […]

My Random ‘Strangers With Candy’ Cameo

Ten years ago, I was a lowly intern on Strangers with Candy, the cult-comedy series on Comedy Central that aired for three seasons. It was a pretty thankless job, but there were occasional perks. One day, in fact, the powers that be had me serve as a classroom extra for a few scenes, which meant […]