Russell Brand

Why America Needs Jeremy Paxman To Be Its New British Scold

Let’s not mince words: Americans love being told off by the Brits on TV. I don’t fully claim to understand the psychology, but I should imagine part of it is listening to the sneering contempt dripping from an upper crust ...

11 British Hosts Who Could Replace David Letterman

In case you’re unsure whether British TV viewers are aware of the magnitude of David Letterman’s achievements, or even who he is, be assured we most certainly are and do. Even though Late Show hasn’t had a firm slot on ...

Dame Helen Mirren To Be Honored With BAFTA Fellowship

Now that we’re deep into awards season, these sort of lifetime achievement backpats are coming thick and fast, but you’d have to be a curmudgeon of some standing to begrudge Dame Helen Mirren her moment. Especially as ...

Top 10 U.K. Viral Videos of 2013: Celebrities Letting Loose

You’ve watched them, shared them, and probably GIF’d them all, but in case you missed some of the best celebrity moments of the year, or just want to watch them again and again, here’s a comprehensive list of our ...

It’s War! Russell Brand Feuds with Rupert Murdoch

Russell Brand either doesn’t know his Mark Twain or has chosen to ignore it.

WATCH: Russell Brand, Middle Name ‘Fire’

Comedians sometimes like to think of themselves as agents of social change, because they have seen through the commonly-handed down myths of society, and realize that a good percentage of them are hooey. Then presented their findings in ...

Eleven Fictional Characters Who Could Totally Be Time Lords

Have you ever watched a TV show or read a book and found yourself wondering, as one of the wiser and more eccentric characters seems to have suddenly worked out the correct route out of a tight spot without any visible clues, quite how ...

Russell Brand Makes MSNBC Come Over All Unnecessary

Oh man alive.

When Russell Brand is ON, he is really ON, right? And if you put him in the middle of the three-ring circus of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and expect him to sit quietly while Mika Brzezinski, Katty Kay and Brian Shactman chunter away ...

12 British Actors Who Got Started In Soaps

Never mind the Billboards, the real trophy-doling fun of the weekend happened on Saturday night, at the British Soap Awards, in which the great, the good and the downright torrid rubbed fake-tanned shoulders and practised the most ...

Come In Russell Brand, Your Time Is Up!

Or: why Adele’s acceptance speech is proof that Hollywood doesn’t understand the charisma of musicians.