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Bob Cesca
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Bob Cesca has been a featured contributor/columnist for the Huffington Post since August, 2005. His posts appear on the front page above-the-fold every Wednesday (sometimes Thursday). Bob's Huffington Post entries are among the most popular on the site, averaging between 50,000-250,000 views each. He's also contributed to Manhattan Magazine, OP/ED News, AOL's Walletpop and The Daily Banter.

Bob is the editor of and The Daily Banter.

Network and radio appearances: BBC, CNN, MSNBC, Current TV, SkyTV, The Rachel Maddow Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, The Ed Schultz Show, MSNBC Live with Cenk Uygur, The Young Turks, The John Phillips Show - KABC Los Angeles, The Shannyn Moore Show, The Nicole Sandler Show, The Stephanie Miller Show, The Jeff Farias Show.

In March 2012, Bob made news when he published an exclusive about Rush (the band) pulling their music from the Rush Limbaugh Show. The story was picked up by Reuters, Billboard, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, TMZ, MSNBC and Politico, among others.

Since 2009, Bob has been the co-host of The Bubble Genius Bob & Chez Show, a weekly political podcast. And in 2012, he launched the the subscription only podcast The After Party, also with Chez Pazienza.

Bob grew up in Northern Virginia, just outside the Beltway. He graduated from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in Political Science with a concentration on the media and the American Presidency. Bob is a self-educated historian and expert on the American Civil War, with a focus on both the battles as well as the racial and political backdrop of the war itself.

Bob's first book, a collection of essays examining the politics of fear during the "dark ride" of the Bush years, titled One Nation Under Fear, was published by Sterling & Ross in 2009.

When he's not writing about politics, Bob is also a screenwriter, director and producer, and the founder of Snark Rocket, a digital media production studio (formerly Camp Chaos). Bob has written and produced hundreds of animated shorts as well as music videos for Iron Maiden, Meat Loaf, Everclear, Yes and Motley Crue. He's also the creator of the politically charged animated sketch show ILL-ustrated which aired for two seasons on VH1 and MTV2.

Shortly after 9/11, Bob directed the award-winning independent feature film, The War Effort, a satirical documentary about the nation's post-9/11 knee-jerk patriotism. The movie won Best Picture and the Audience Award at the Delta Film Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area. It also won the Audience Award at the Nodance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, and was an official selection at the Philadelphia Film Festival, where it ran as the closing night movie.

During Bob's career in media, he's also served as a talk radio host, radio news reporter and freelance print journalist.

He's also a pro cycling fan and a very serious rider.

Entries by Bob Cesca

The Bob and Chez Show Podcast: Black Lives Matter Protesters Shot, Plus Trump Says He's the Least Racist Man in the World

(5) Comments | Posted November 29, 2015 | 8:15 PM

Today's topics include: Russian jet shot down over Turkey; Black Lives Matter protesters gunned down by douchebag military cosplayers; Trump says he's the least racist person in the world; Trump doesn't fact-check himself; Ben Carson doesn't know anything about the Constitution; St. Elmo's Fire, and much more.

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Donald Trump's Big Beautiful Safe Zone in Syria, Plus Ben Carson's Stupid Map Gaffe

(1) Comments | Posted November 23, 2015 | 1:39 PM

Today's topics include: The Latest on the Syrian Refugees and the GOP Response; House GOP Blocks Refugees; Obama Nails GOP Cowardice; Ted Cruz Asks Obama to Say It To His Face; Trump's Big Beautiful Safe Zone; Trump Wants IDs for Muslims and Mosque Closures; Ben Carson's Campaign is a Disaster;...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: The Terrorist Attacks in Paris and the Incoherent, Racist GOP Response

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 8:38 AM

Today's topics include: We Recap Chez on Stephanie Miller's Happy Hour; Bob's Shirtless Offer; Listener Reaction to Our Mizzou Rant; The Latest on the Paris Attacks; Breaking News from Germany; GOP Governors Demonizing Refugees; Bible Verses That Mandate Allowing Refugees to Come to America; Texas Lawmaker Spills the Beans About...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: We Recap the Results of Election Day, Plus Ben Carson Fell Asleep at the Wheel Numerous Times

(5) Comments | Posted November 5, 2015 | 8:08 AM

Today's topics include: Our Comprehensive Recap of the CNBC Republican Debate; Lies and Lying Liars; Nonsensical GOP Policy Ideas; Trump Lied About Rubio; Fiorina Lied About Everything; Ben Carson Lied About Corporate Affiliations; Ted Cruz Acted Like A Whiny Diaper Baby; Ben Carson Wants Fewer Gotcha Questions; What Happens When...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: We Recap the CNBC Republican Debate; Plus the Lies and Insanity of Dr. Ben Carson

(0) Comments | Posted November 2, 2015 | 6:45 PM

Today's topics include: Our Comprehensive Recap of the CNBC Republican Debate; Lies and Lying Liars; Nonsensical GOP Policy Ideas; Trump Lied About Rubio; Fiorina Lied About Everything; Ben Carson Lied About Corporate Affiliations; Ted Cruz Acted Like A Whiny Diaper Baby; Ben Carson Wants Fewer Gotcha Questions; What Happens When...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Hillary Clinton's Benghazi Testimony, Plus Ben Carson is Winning in Iowa Somehow

(0) Comments | Posted November 2, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Today's topics include: Blogger Charles Johnson Joins Us to Discuss Benghazi, Chuck C. Johnson and Dan Rather; Hillary Clinton Testifies at Trey Gowdy's Ridiculous Benghazi Committee; Fox and Friends Blames Hillary for the Hearings; Getting a Conservative Radio Show; Debunking the Benghazi Myths; Ben Carson is Winning Iowa; Ben Carson...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: The Democratic Debate, Plus Trump Hosting SNL and Lindsey Graham Sounds Reasonable

(1) Comments | Posted October 15, 2015 | 3:41 PM

Today's topics include: The First Democratic Debate; Trump Thinks It's Going to be Boring; And It Should Be; Ben Carson Thinks He Can Stop the End Times; Dildos Not Guns; Bill O'Reilly and Eric Bolling Think Democrats Are Racist Against Ben Carson; Lindsey Graham Sounded Totally Reasonable on the Climate...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Republican Party in Disarray, Plus Ben Carson's Ridiculous Fast Food Stick-Up Story

(4) Comments | Posted October 9, 2015 | 6:03 PM

Today's topics include: Republicans in Disarray; Kevin McCarthy Drops Out of Speaker Race; Speaker Election Postponed; Boehner Begs Paul Ryan to Run; Ben Carson Is Totally Bananas; Ben Carson's Popeye's Stick Up; Ben Carson Doesn't Understand the Debt Ceiling; Babbleocity from Rocky Mountain Mike and Mary in Ann Arbor; Trump...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Another Mass Shooting and Another Do-Nothing Congress, Plus the Next House Speaker Can't Speak

(7) Comments | Posted October 3, 2015 | 9:00 PM

Today's topics include: The 294th Mass Shooting in America This Year; Chuck C. Johnson Publishes 14-Year-Old's Phone Number; Terrorist Attack on California Planned Parenthood; Huckabee Derps on Benghazi; the Next Speaker of the House is a Flaming Moron; Kevin McCarthy Says Benghazi Hearings are All About Hillary; and much more.

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: GOP Mansplaining to Planned Parenthood, Plus the 13 Most Punchable Faces in Politics

(11) Comments | Posted October 1, 2015 | 3:16 PM

Today's topics include: The 13 Most Punchable Faces in Politics; Republicans Mansplain and Hector Planned Parenthood President; Jason Chaffetz Gets Owned by Cecile Richards; Carly Fiorina Caught Lying Again; Ted Cruz is Butthurt; Ted Cruz Makes Crazy Yalping Noises; Trevor Noah on The Daily Show; Bob's Russian Movers; and much...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: The Pope Arrives in DC and the Republicans Freak Out About It

(2) Comments | Posted September 23, 2015 | 3:51 PM

Today's topics include: The Pope in DC; The GOP's Incoherent Rage About the Pope; Religious Hypocrisy; Obama Bowed to the Pope; The GOP of 1980 versus the GOP of 2015; Worst Person in the World; Hedgefund Douchebag Jacks Up the Prices of HIV and Cancer Drug; Big Pharma and Repressing...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Our CNN Republican Debate Recap, Plus Trump Goes Full Anti-Vaxxer

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 10:26 AM

Today's topics include: Our CNN Debate Special; We recap Wednesday night's CNN debate; Damn it was a long one; Jeb Bush on keeping us safe; Trump's most ridiculous moments; Fetus fetishes; Fetuses versus immigrant children; The truth about Rosa Parks; Trump and Carson on vaccines; Effing that 911 chicken; Bad...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Colbert's Late Show Debut, Plus the GOP Pushes for Christian Sharia Law

(13) Comments | Posted September 12, 2015 | 5:53 PM

Today's topics include: Colbert's Debut on The Late Show; Christian Sharia Law on the March; Shep Smith for the Win; Sarah Palin's Incoherent Iran Speech; Huckabee Says Dred Scott is Still the Law of the Land; Trump Will Have So Much Winning; You Are the Ball Lickers; Oath Keepers Protecting...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Sarah Palin Invented Her Own Language, Plus Trump's Dubious Military Experience

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2015 | 3:07 PM

Today's topics include: Kim Davis Released from Prison; Will the Same-Sex Marriage Issue Lead to a Constitutional Crisis; Trump Says Military Prep School was Better Training Than Actual Military Experience; Sarah Palin Invents Her Own Language; Palin Wants to Shut Down the Department of Energy; Joe Biden Needs to Cut...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Anti-Gay Kentucky Clerk Goes to Jail, Plus the Dumbest Man on Fox News Channel

(27) Comments | Posted September 7, 2015 | 8:34 PM

Today's topics include: Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Becomes an Anti-Gay Martyr; Huckabee, Cruz and Eric Erickerick Rush to Davis' Defense; Rand Paul's App is Spying on You; Trump Attacks Jeb Bush for Speaking Spanish; Fox News Channel's Brian Kilmeade is Totally Confused by Spanish; Bernie Sanders' Surprising Opinion on Drones;...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: The Virginia Shooting and Alex Jones' Unhinged Reaction to Hillary Clinton

(36) Comments | Posted August 31, 2015 | 3:50 PM

Today's topics include: The Shooting in Virginia; Bob Takes on Gun-Worshiping Facebook Troll; Alex Jones Reacts to Virginia By Attacking Hillary Clinton; Chez Has Had Enough of Everything; The Second Amendment is the NRA's Skeleton Key; Dan Bidondi in Trouble with the Law; and much more.

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Trump Versus Fox News Channel, Plus Lindsey Graham Challenges Trump to a South Carolina Fight

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 9:29 AM

Today's topics include: Trump versus Fox News Channel; Charles Johnson from Little Green Footballs Joins us to Discuss Chuck C Johnson's Latest Hack Fraud News; Chuck Johnson and Ashley Madison; We Actually Agree with Glenn Greenwald; Lindsey Graham Wants to Fight Trump; Trumps Latest Polling; Biden Joining the Race; Trump's...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Trump's Completely Racist Immigration Plan, Plus More Sarah Palin Word Salad and Bad Lip Reading the GOP Debate

(2) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 9:42 AM

Today's topics include: Bad Lip Reading the GOP Debate; Josh Duggar Exposed in Ashley Madison Hack; Hackers are Still Hackers No Matter Who's Exposed; Bill O'Reilly and Sarah Palin React to Trump's Immigration Plan; The Mainstreaming of Slavery; Anchor Babies; Deez Nuts for President; Bionic Dan Bidondi's Bionic Italian Gynecologist;...

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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Hillary Versus the Black Lives Matter Activists, Plus the Duggars Are Desperate for a New Show

(9) Comments | Posted August 19, 2015 | 9:07 AM

Today's topics include: Nobody Wants Al Gore to Run; Hillary versus Bernie; Fox News Channel's Insufferable Douchebag Jesse Watters Wants Slave Labor; Marco Rubio Decks a Kid with a Football; Lindsey Graham Wants to Pound Iraq; Ex-Gay Porn Star Says Demons Come Out of the Butt; Duggars Pitch a New...

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Bob & Chez Show Podcast: Jesse Ventura Wants to Be Trump's VP, Plus Ben Carson's Hypocritical Use of Fetuses for Medical Research

(4) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 9:10 AM

Today's topics include: Black Lives Matter vs Bernie Sanders; Will Trump Pick Jesse Ventura as His Running Mate?; Ben Carson Performed Research on Aborted Fetuses; Dan Bidondi Freaks Out Over Mandatory HPV Vaccines; Trump Goes to War Against Rand Paul; and much more.

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