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.
In this personal journey for BBC Three, Russell Brand sets out to find out how other countries are tackling their problems of drug abuse and to explore how the framework of criminalization ... 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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