Russell Brand

fame

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

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

Russell Brand Wants You to 'Unfuck' Yourself

We talked to the outspoken comedian about his new book and the road from addiction to recovery.
Seth Ferranti
10.13.17
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
6.13.17
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
Europe

Tens of Thousands Gather Across the UK to Protest Conservative Austerity Measures

Just over a month after the Conservative Party won five more years in power, hordes of unhappy British citizens took to the streets to protest.
Sally Hayden
6.20.15
videos

Russell Brand Calls Silk Road Kingpin Ross Ulbricht the 'American Dream' in Rant

The actor slammed the FBI in a frenetic rant posted to his YouTube page.
Jason Koebler
6.3.15
News

Comparing the Revolutionary Rhetoric of Russell Brand and Labour Leader Ed Miliband

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

Anthropologist David Graeber Explains Why Dead-End Jobs Exist

His latest book, 'The Utopia of Rules,' is an attack on capitalism's love affair with bureaucracy
David Whelan
2.10.15
Stuff

English Right Wingers Tried to Confront Russell Brand in Newcastle

They crashed a book group meeting to discuss Brand's "Revolution," but the leftist celebrity wasn't there, so they just caused a scene and left.
Joel Golby
1.13.15
Stuff

Revealed: The Headlines You'll Be Reading in 2015

Here's how the annual glut of anniversary features will pan out this year.
Oscar Rickett
1.8.15
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