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Russell Brand Shows Up Another Interviewer Who Underestimates Him

Just like with his appearance on a US cable news show in June, Russell Brand treated poorly by a dickish talk show host — only to come off looking pretty smart and stuff. BBC Two Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman at one point calls Brand "a trivial [...]

By Bradford Evans

The Sneaky Smarts of Russell Brand

Russell Brand is one of those comedians who, despite selling out theaters all over the world and starring in several films throughout the past decade, I have simply not paid much attention to. Perhaps it's due to my American-centric worldview, [...]

By Justin Gray

Russell Brand Calls Off Middle East Tour

Russell Brand has canceled part of his world tour because of fears for his safety during a set of gigs in the Middle East. Brand announced the tour, called "The Messiah Complex," earlier this month and spoke of plans to perform at "prisons, [...]

By Bradford Evans

Watch Some Cable News Anchors Be Weird to Russell Brand

Here's Russell Brand on MSNBC's Morning Joe yesterday, dealing with a trio of news anchors who spend the bulk of the interview talking about him as if he's not there despite his repeated pleas for them to stop doing that because it's weird and [...]

By Bradford Evans

FX Cancels ‘Brand X with Russell Brand’

Cable network FX is not moving forward with Russell Brand's late night show, Brand X. The network announced the decision to end the show, which wrapped its second and final season last month, at a press conference today. While Brand X is [...]

By Bradford Evans