Brand X with Russell Brand: Don’t Buy This Brand

by Ethan Alter June 29, 2012 9:25 am
<i>Brand X with Russell Brand</i>: Don’t Buy This Brand

Like many Yanks, my first exposure to Russell Brand was via the 2008 Jason Segel rom-com Forgetting Sarah Marshall, where he stole the movie every time he popped up onscreen as the hedonistic rock god Aldous Snow. At the time, his particular... um, brand of "wild and crazy guy" shtick actually felt fresh and fun. But then it all-too-quickly became clear that it was Brand's default setting and the charm quickly wore off through sub-par movies (Get Him to the Greek, Arthur), annoying hosting gigs (various MTV awards shows) and his tabloid romance with Katy Perry. Instead of just playing the fool, Brand actually seemed to be a fool and that made him infinitely less appealing.

Today's TWoP News: Monday, July 30, 2012

by Kaitlin Reilly July 30, 2012 4:16 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, July 30, 2012

Life lessons from FX: Sometimes you need to accept more Russell Brand in order to get more Louie.

The Most Heinous Person on Reality TV This Week

by Angel Cohn June 8, 2012 10:38 am
The Most Heinous Person on Reality TV This Week

We thought the Dance Moms stars would come back with a vengeance, but it seems that Abby Lee Miller is saving the good stuff for later.

Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

by Ashley Chervinski December 13, 2011 12:43 pm
Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

From Spy Kids to... dealing human organs on the black market?

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