Russell Brand takes on Icons, corporations, commercial exploitation, cult of personality, celebrity worship, sex, drugs and his own hypocrisy in a hilarious and scathing performance filmed live at London's Historic Hammersmith Apollo.
Russell Brand, the unexpected star and scene-stealer of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and controversial host of the 2008 VMA's, makes his Comedy Central debut with "Russell Brand in New York ... See full summary »
Follows comedian/author/activist Russell Brand as he dives headlong into drugs, sex & fame in an attempt to find happiness, only to realize that our culture feeds us bad ideas & empty idols... See full summary »
As an American I enjoy Russell Brand 75% of the time. I love him on the Big Fat Quiz. I loved Forgetting Sarah Marshal and Get Him to the Greek. I don't care much for his stand-up, or his ex-wife, but 3/4 is a pretty good fraction of enjoyment. I was expecting this show to bomb hard and get sh*t ratings, and I was right. I also expected this show to suck hard, and I was wrong. For some reason, Brand on a stage for a half hour is enjoyable to me. I really think that people should give this show a chance. Really, it's interesting to see Brand exploit his intelligent opinions. I mean, yeah he is a little obnoxious, but that's his shtick. And it works. Good show, I will definitely keep watching...God knows this will get canned. And that's a damn shame, if only typical Americans would give it a chance...
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