Russell Brand

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I Invented a Fake Friendship With Russell Brand to Get Free Stuff

Armed with Instagram, a lookalike and a face-swapping app, I managed to swindle free pizza, clothes and even a hotel suite.
Oobah Butler
3.27.18
Internet Exploring

DJ Khaled Demoed "I'm the One" in Justin Bieber's Fur-Lined Truck

When the world hands you a hit, stroke the furry seats.
Phil Witmer
6.14.17
Art

Russell Brand Is Paying for Your Pride Mural Selfies

A selfie in front of the #poweredbypride mural earns a $1 donation to LGBTQ charities The Pillion Trust and Hetrick-Martin Institute.
Beckett Mufson
6.30.15
News

Russell Brand's Plan to Love-Bomb the Police Is Fatuous Bullshit

I don't get it, what's to love? The institutional racism or the unaccountable violence?
Aaron Bastani
6.24.15
News

Russell Brand and Ed Miliband: Comparing Their Revolutionary Rhetoric

They're both rich socialists with big teen followings, but who's the bigger radical?
Oscar Rickett
4.29.15
Adventures in UKIP Country

The Toxic Politics Polluting Essex

It's the failure of the main parties when it comes to dealing with local concerns that has led people to see UKIP as representing hope in Grays.
Tim Burrows, Photos: Hayley Hatton
4.20.15
Stuff

This Theorist Believes That Capitalism Creates Mass Murderers by Causing People to 'Malfunction'

We spoke to academic Franco 'Bifo' Berardi, who believes mass killings like the Germanwings tragedy could be caused by the effects of capitalism on our collective mental health.
Niamh McIntyre
4.16.15
Stuff

Caitlin Moran in (Drunken) Conversation with Sophie Heawood – Part Two

In the second half of the two writers' conversation, they chat class, politics, abortion, literature, Russell Brand and orgasms.
Sophie Heawood
4.7.15
News

TV Presenter Rick Edwards Wants You to Vote for 'None of the Above' at the UK General Election

I asked him about whether spoiling your ballot really changes anything and why people should listen to the political opinions of someone best known for presenting <i>Tool Academy</i>.
Edwin Smith
3.11.15
Stuff

The Utopia of Rules – Why We're Drowning in More Paperwork Than Ever Before

David Graeber follows up his international bestseller <i>Debt: The First 5000 Years</i> with an attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy, asking why our lives revolve around forms, fines and threats.
David Whelan
2.10.15
Stuff

Idiot EDL Supporters Tried to Confront Russell Brand in Newcastle

They crashed a book group meeting but weirdly, he wasn't there.
Joel Golby
1.13.15
News

How to Appear in Public without Getting Tit-Shamed Like Rita Ora

A plunging neckline just isn't acceptable for early evening television, people!
Monica Heisey
1.8.15
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