Russell Brand

A hard-Left anarchist tears into Isis and its liberal apologists. Blimey

15 November 2014 17:44

Update: He’s called Martin Wright and you can see a clip of him speaking here at a Class War event in…

Podcast: the death of the left, Rochester and Strood and equality in marriage

13 November 2014 8:50

Has Ed Miliband found himself on the wrong side of history? In this week’s View from 22 podcast, James Forsyth discusses…

Russell Brand: Newsnight’s tragic solution to its plummeting ratings

25 October 2014 17:17

The issue is not that Russell Brand seems to believe that 9/11 was some sort of joint effort between George…

Celebrities react badly to the referendum result

19 September 2014 14:27

As the Saltires are put away and the fireworks dismantled, some celebrities waking up to the Scottish referendum result took it…

Russell Brand and Johann Hari – the revolutionary dream team

5 September 2014 11:11

‘I don’t think Russell Brand has read much Orwell’, says the Catholic Herald, responding to the multi-millionaire revolutionary’s YouTube claim…

Citizen Brand

27 August 2014 12:58

So it turns out the revolution will be televised after all. ‘Brand’, a full length documentary about the comedian turned…

Owen Jones: ‘Our generation’s Orwell’?

19 August 2014 15:34

Calling in a favour from a comrade to help flog your new book is hardly a new trick, but Mr…

Is Johann Hari ghost-writing Russell Brand’s ‘revolutionary manifesto’?

1 May 2014 18:21

Whispers reach Mr Steerpike that disgraced journalist Johann Hari has been tasked with ghost-writing Russell Brand’s next book, the much-dreaded revolutionary…

Nigel Farage is just Russell Brand for old people

30 April 2014 13:48

Yes, yes, yes, some young ‘uns support UKIP. Just as a few black people do too. But come on. We…

Premiership football is repulsive in every respect

24 April 2014 21:11

Praise where it’s due. This opening to Russell Brand’s Guardian column about David Moyes is very good: “(His) face has…

Russell Brand cannot let BBC row slide

24 April 2014 11:00

Russell Brand won’t let go of his row with the BBC. He popped up as the mystery guest at Letters…

Russell Brand vows to write the revolution

14 March 2014 14:46

For a man who claims to be apathetic about politics, Russell Brand is rather noisy. Not content with guest editing…

Was Russell Brand’s phrase ‘Harry Potter poofs’ offensive?

14 January 2014 17:15

Russell Brand is in the naughty boy’s corner today after he jokingly told raucous members of the Cambridge Union last…

Russell Brand’s Christmas sermon

23 December 2013 11:00

He is the corpulent, gluttonous apotheosis of our hegemonic hierarchical hypocrisy, peddling the shimmering mirage of materialistic cupidity to the…

A joke at Russell Brand’s expense

30 November 2013 15:16

I see that Russell Brand has morphed into Mehdi Hassan. Mehdi, if you remember, excoriated The Daily Mail and then…

What would you call these people?

7 November 2013 8:12

One of the most amusing ideas of the dim (as opposed to decent) left is that fascism is a force…

Russell Brand is right about one thing: he is a twerp.

6 November 2013 12:53

Oh for the love of God, he’s back. Russell Brand, Britain’s sophomoric revolutionary-in-chief, has written another call-to-something. At least this…

Russell Brand: an adolescent extremist whose hatred of politics is matched by his ignorance

28 October 2013 12:11

So, I recommend a trip to Sri Lanka. Wonderful place. Go now before everyone else does. Being (almost entirely) offline…

Russell Brand: The Jeremy Clarkson of the left

25 October 2013 17:33

Until Wednesday I couldn’t decide whether Russell Brand was a fatuous buffoon or a misunderstood genius. But then nor, I think,…

GQ Man of the Year: Charles Moore vs Russell Brand

3 September 2013 23:21

The Foreign Secretary was left not knowing where to look at tonight’s GQ Man of the Year awards, when this…