The wild, funny, blithely offensive comedian Russell Brand takes on the world’s woes with us. He says he’s got the answer.
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Comedian and actor Russell Brand, on the cover of his new book, “Revolution.” (Penguin / Random House)
October 15, 2014 | British comedian, actor, provocateur, activist Russell Brand knows how to mix it up wild and funny. With his big mane, sharp mind, and glittering irreverence he has cut a wide swath in entertainment realms. Played the blazing rock star in Forgetting Sarah Marshall and Get Him to the Greek. Married and divorced Katy Perry. Toured doing stand-up last year with his Messiah Complex show. And now Russell Brand is going all-in on politics. Revolution, actually. Our world, our system is worn out and we know it, he says. Time for revolt. Up next On Point: Russell Brand, and revolution.
Read An Excerpt Of “Revolution” by Russell Brand
Tom Ashbrook is the host of On Point, a live, two-hour morning news-analysis program, produced by WBUR 90.9 and NPR.
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