Even if you can’t stand the sight of Essex’s greasy Jesus, Russell Brand, you might warm to this tub-thumping political doc that he’s made with...
Although Labour’s celebrity endorsements from Martin Freeman, Robert Webb and Russell Brand did little to help the party in the election, Norman Lamb will be hoping his new backer will help… Continue reading The post Lib Dem leader hopeful Norman Lamb wins a celebrity backer appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Russell Brand asks in a recent video: Could I Have Been Jihadi John? The far left comedian blamed British society for Muslims flocking to ISIS. And he’s serious. The Daily Mail reported: Self-styled revolutionary Russell Brand believes Britain’s ‘corrupt’ society … Continue reading ?
Perched on the edge of his bed and his hair in a man bun, Russell Brand dropped some harsh predictions for the Conservatives’ administration. “We will have no shortage of meanness over the next five years,” he states. “There’s going to be meanness to old people, there’s going to be meanness to immigrants, there’s going […]
Forget Vince Cable. Forget, if you can, Ed Balls (and I know that’s hard, because what a joyous result that was). Expel from your mind the image of Nick Clegg… Continue reading The post The biggest loser of the night? Russell Brand appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Comedian and activist Russell Brand has urged his fans to vote for Labour Party leader Ed Miliband and the Labour Party in Thursday’s general election in the United Kingdom. The interview with Miliband, who is running for prime minister, was uploaded to Brand’s YouTube political channel, “The Trews,” on April 29. Show More Summary
When Brian May quizzed Russell Brand about his revolution at a screening earlier this month, the Queen guitarist mentioned that he had launched his own campaign, called Common Decency. The scheme supports ‘decent… Continue reading The post Former Tory Brian May backs his local Labour candidate appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Has Russell made his peace with the ballot box?
Eddie Izzard, Martin Freeman, Steve Coogan and Russell Brand. What is it with professional funny-men backing Labour? It’s a little odd that when Miliband is trying to show the world what… Continue reading The post Another joker comes out for Labour appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
LONDON — In a surprise U-turn on Monday, British comedian and activist Russell Brand urged his 9.61 million followers on Twitter to do the very thing he’s famous for telling people not to do: vote.And when they cast their ballots inShow More Summary
Ed Miliband may have Russell Brand’s endorsement today, but David Cameron has got the royal baby’s. Okay, she’s a little young to vote – but we can read the signs.… Continue reading The post It’s a Tory! Girls called ‘Charlotte’ are the most likely to vote Conservative appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
There’ll be satisfaction in the Labour leader’s office today as Russell Brand has done a reverse-ferret and urged his voters to vote and vote Labour. Or, to be more precise,… Continue reading The post Comedian Brand u-turns and urges people to vote appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Ed Milband used his interview with Russell Brand as a chance to bash his arch-enemy Rupert Murdoch. The Labour leader claimed that the media mogul is ‘much less powerful than he… Continue reading The post Rupert Murdoch jets into London to see off Miliband appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
(Illustration by Dan Evans) This article was originally published on Noisey's UK site. This week Russell Brand’s interview with Labour policitican Ed Miliband caused a furore, as people tried to work out whether the sight of two people who don’t like the power of corporations, but don’t really know what to do about it, would be a turn on for voters. Show More Summary
Frankie Boyle -- the poor man's Russell Brand.
In today’s election podcast special, Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth, Isabel Hardman and I discuss the most significant moments during the campaign this week. Did Ed Miliband’s interview with Russell Brand make any impact? Which… Continue reading The post Election podcast special: six days to go appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
At a recent screening of his new capitalism documentary the Emperor’s New Clothes, Russell Brand, the revolutionary who refuses to vote, said he was too angry to say nice things about… Continue reading The post Russell Brand says vote (but not for Ed Miliband) appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Here's a great letter from an irate contractor who was working at the Royal Bank of Scotland's headquarters in London when his lunch was rather rudely interrupted by a PR stunt organised by Russell Brand. To be fair to Russell he was actually big enough to reply and apologise for losing his temper and spoiling Jo's lunch. Show More Summary
John Rentoul is not persuaded that Ed Miliband's interview with Russell Brand was a good idea although on the bright side maybe it unlocked Ed's inner Tony Blair. Now I don't know about that, but the whole business reminded me of the embarrassing episode in which Russell mounted a PR stunt at the Royal Bank of Scotland's headquarters in London. Show More Summary