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Stephen Kent

Entertainment & Politics writer and commentator

Location icon United States of America

Stephen Kent is a graduate of political science from UNC-Greensboro. Post-grad he was a Field Director for Generation Opportunity in Raleigh, North Carolina and went on to serve as deputy press secretary and then digital strategist for the national millennial-focused organization.

Now, as Young Voices’ Public Relations Manager, Stephen is focused on getting Young Voices writers and staff onto radio and TV. Stephen is passionate about millennial politics, criminal justice reform and consensus building in an increasingly polarized world. When he’s not advocating for a more free society, Stephen hosts the Beltway Banthas Podcast and contributes entertainment commentary to the Washington Examiner, The Glenn Beck Program, Kennedy on Fox Business and WUSA Channel 9 in Washington D.C. More than anything, Stephen loves long hikes with his wife and young daughter.

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Washington Examiner
11/11/2017
Kylo Ren from Star Wars is more politically relevant than you think

Kylo Ren has a bad reputation. Depending on who you talk to, the new villain of Star Wars is either embraced as terrifying, derided as a whiny, wannabe Sith who got his look from Hot Topic, or simply the brat who murdered Han Solo. All of these are true.

Washington Examiner
08/09/2017
Is Disney's break from Netflix a bug or feature of capitalism?

Netflix subscribers of the world have until 2019 to get their fix on "Zootopia," "Tarzan," "Lilo & Stitch," and every unknown second and third sequel in the Disney universe. Did you know there was a "Pocahontas II"? Now you do!

Washington Examiner
04/04/2018
How Amazon and 'Ready Player One' are connected

President Trump is waging a one-way war on Amazon, a company he views with disdain and suspicion. Monday morning, the president took to Twitter once more to accuse Amazon of costing the U.S. Postal Service "a fortune" despite all the evidence to the contrary. Trump is a man deeply unsettled by...

The American Conservative
05/15/2017
Will Podcasting Bring Us the Next Rush Limbaugh?

Rush Limbaugh. Sean Hannity. Glenn Beck. Mark Levin. Michael Savage. Laura Ingraham. These voices are giants in conservative media, and radio is their domain. Rush Limbaugh sits atop it all with a weekly audience of around 13 million listeners, many of whom have been following the magnetic and boisterous radio host for 20 years.

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