Your donations are appreciated and help keep this site running. Even the smallest amount helps.
Thankyou

 
PROMOTE YOUR SITE
HERE
Only $3 USD/month
TRUTHSPOON.COM
The man they can't recruit!
Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me

Poll: Trust rusty rockets?

TOPIC: Do you trust Russell Brand?

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 01:16 #1

  • novum
  • novum's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Commander Seclorum
  • Posts: 16212
  • Likes received: 7639
He has had a bit to say in recent times and whether some like it or not, the fact remains that he is a very well known figure and the things he says will get across to a large audience.

Poll Added.
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 01:50 #2

  • diamondgeezer
  • diamondgeezer's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Gone But Not Forgotten
  • Posts: 3141
  • Likes received: 2852
www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/russell-brand-every-celebrity-hes-1283735
From Kate Moss to Geri Halliwell and all the celebrities in between: A timeline of Russell Brand’s famous conquests
28 Aug 2012 14:39
Russell went to rehab with sex addiction and is known for getting around a bit.

I do envy the amount of shags he's had.....apparently he's slept with far more women than Mick Jagger.

Not exactly a candidate for the truth movement though is he? There again, who is these days... :roll:
The pen is mightier than the sword
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.
User(s) who Liked this post: cantata, PFIZIPFEI, KoreBolt

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 05:22 #3

  • Black Cloud
  • Black Cloud's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Junior Member
  • Posts: 688
  • Likes received: 242
no i don't give a fuck about him, or his celebrity statis or whom he 's owned, what was topic again :chuckle:
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 14:40 #4

  • jonb
  • jonb's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Senior Member
  • Posts: 1730
  • Likes received: 1951
I like finding out what those who have different views from mine think, so I listen to opposite voices more often than those I go along with, but in having this approach trust does not come into it. So what some comic is saying is of little interest to me though my daughter tells me it is quite funny I have as yet not listened to it .
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 15:57 #5

  • pheony
  • pheony's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Voluntarily Inactive
  • Posts: 3400
  • Likes received: 2449
If he's on.... I switch off. I haven't listened to anything he has to say.

Russell Brand, World’s Greatest Thinker, Summons a Global Revolution

Why can't America get some articulate celebrities?

newsfeed.time.com/2013/10/25/russell-brand-worlds-greatest-thinker-summons-a-global-revolution/

Just watched him being interviewed. I've warmed to him a little, perhaps he's not so annoying after all. I didn't disagree with anything he had to say.
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 20:43 #6

  • i-baster
  • i-baster's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Voluntarily Inactive
  • Posts: 339
  • Likes received: 162
He is a good bloke and I enjoyed his t.v. show. He is one of those people that some people just dislike instantly but I think that is because he has no fear of being himself.
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 22:30 #7

  • pheony
  • pheony's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Voluntarily Inactive
  • Posts: 3400
  • Likes received: 2449
Political revolution 'ends in death camps, gulags, repression and murder': Robert Webb responds to Russell Brand's call for his fans not to vote
The Peep Show star said he decided to rejoin the Labour Party after reading Brand's article in the New Statesman



Robert Webb has attacked fellow comedian Russell Brand over his call for revolution, saying it would inevitably lead to “death camps” and “repression”.

Webb, writing in the New Statesman on Wednesday, said he thought Brand was a “thoughtful person” but condemned him for urging his fans not to vote.
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/political-revolution-ends-in-death-camps-gulags-repression-and-murder-robert-webb-responds-to-russell-brands-ca...to-vote-8914129.html
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 23:04 #8

  • novum
  • novum's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Commander Seclorum
  • Posts: 16212
  • Likes received: 7639
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 23:20 #9

  • pheony
  • pheony's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Voluntarily Inactive
  • Posts: 3400
  • Likes received: 2449
I just got back from France where I was completely off the grid for the last part of the trip. Many of you may have seen it already, but I was very proud of my friend Russell Brand for how he dealt with the disrespectful hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Russell was on the show to promote his upcoming Messiah Complex stand-up tour for which I worked on the art with assistance from Cleon Peterson. Russell and I frequently talk about the reductive filtration of info through the distorted lens of most media, often focusing on the sensational and superficial. I’m ashamed of the state of most American news programs. I do like some of the MSNBC shows like Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews, but the Morning Joe crew insulted Russell and he schooled them without being malicious. The sad truth, and a credit to Russell, is that he is a better entertainer, better debater, better advocate of humanity, and more aware of current affairs than those MSNBC hosts. What he did was a classic demonstration of the Situationist concept of détournement: turning the machinery of capitalism or the media against itself.
They tried to reduce him to a caricature and he turned the tables. Check out the video.. ......



www.obeygiant.com/industries

www.obeygiant.com/store/
Last Edit: 31 Oct 2013 23:23 by pheony.
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.
User(s) who Liked this post: novum, jonb

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 23:25 #10

  • novum
  • novum's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Commander Seclorum
  • Posts: 16212
  • Likes received: 7639
pheony wrote:
So that obey pin he is holding in the above vid, looks like its soemthing to do with this obey store you linked to.

www.obeygiant.com/store/product.php?productid=5382

Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Last Edit: 31 Oct 2013 23:26 by novum.
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.
User(s) who Liked this post: pheony, PFIZIPFEI, jonb

Do you trust Russell Brand? 31 Oct 2013 23:29 #11

  • pheony
  • pheony's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Voluntarily Inactive
  • Posts: 3400
  • Likes received: 2449
Yes, novum......

MANIFESTO


The OBEY sticker campaign can be explained as an experiment in Phenomenology. Heidegger describes Phenomenology as “the process of letting things manifest themselves.” Phenomenology attempts to enable people to see clearly something that is right before their eyes but obscured; things that are so taken for granted that they are muted by abstract observation.

The FIRST AIM OF PHENOMENOLOGY is to reawaken a sense of wonder about one’s environment. The OBEY sticker attempts to stimulate curiosity and bring people to question both the sticker and their relationship with their surroundings. Because people are not used to seeing advertisements or propaganda for which the product or motive is not obvious, frequent and novel encounters with the sticker provoke thought and possible frustration, nevertheless revitalizing the viewer’s perception and attention to detail. The sticker has no meaning but exists only to cause people to react, to contemplate and search for meaning in the sticker. Because OBEY has no actual meaning, the various reactions and interpretations of those who view it reflect their personality and the nature of their sensibilities.

Many people who are familiar with the sticker find the image itself amusing, recognizing it as nonsensical, and are able to derive straightforward visual pleasure without burdening themselves with an explanation. The PARANOID OR CONSERVATIVE VIEWER however may be confused by the sticker’s persistent presence and condemn it as an underground cult with subversive intentions. Many stickers have been peeled down by people who were annoyed by them, considering them an eye sore and an act of petty vandalism, which is ironic considering the number of commercial graphic images everyone in American society is assaulted with daily.

Another phenomenon the sticker has brought to light is the trendy and CONSPICUOUSLY CONSUMPTIVE nature of many members of society. For those who have been surrounded by the sticker, its familiarity and cultural resonance is comforting and owning a sticker provides a souvenir or keepsake, a memento. People have often demanded the sticker merely because they have seen it everywhere and possessing a sticker provides a sense of belonging. The Giant sticker seems mostly to be embraced by those who are (or at least want to seem to be) rebellious. Even though these people may not know the meaning of the sticker, they enjoy its slightly disruptive underground quality and wish to contribute to the furthering of its humorous and absurd presence which seems to somehow be antiestablishment/societal convention. Giant stickers are both embraced and rejected, the reason behind which, upon examination reflects the psyche of the viewer. Whether the reaction be positive or negative, the stickers existence is worthy as long as it causes people to consider the details and meanings of their surroundings. In the name of fun and observation.

Shepard Fairey, 1990
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.
User(s) who Liked this post: novum, jonb

Do you trust Russell Brand? 05 Nov 2013 20:53 #12

  • pheony
  • pheony's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Voluntarily Inactive
  • Posts: 3400
  • Likes received: 2449
Russell Brand hits back at Robert Webb: 'I'm not in favour of death camps'
Russell Brand has attacked his fellow comedian's privileged Oxbridge roots



www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/comedy/news/russell-brand-hits-back-at-robert-webb-im-not-in-favour-of-death-camps-8922883.html
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 07 Nov 2013 06:04 #13

  • novum
  • novum's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Commander Seclorum
  • Posts: 16212
  • Likes received: 7639
This is a video response to Russell Brand's interview with Jeremy Paxman on 'Newsnight'. You can view that interview here:



In my opinion Russell has correctly identified some serious problems, but has recommended completely the wrong 'solution'. I go into the reasons why in this video.

Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Last Edit: 07 Nov 2013 06:13 by novum.
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.
User(s) who Liked this post: cantata

Do you trust Russell Brand? 15 Nov 2013 04:39 #14

  • novum
  • novum's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Commander Seclorum
  • Posts: 16212
  • Likes received: 7639
Russell Brand has called David Cameron and George Osborne “filthy, dirty, posh wankers” on fellow comedian Alan Carr’s talk show.

Following on from the Newsnight interview in which he encouraged viewers to spark a political “revolution” and not vote, the 38-year-old star has now criticised the government for being “mean and tight”.

“If you’re always cutting benefits and being horrible, it’s because you don’t know how to f*** properly,” he told Carr on Chatty Man, which airs this Friday.

“I think if your job is to look after the country and you don’t care about the people who need it most, you’re out of order, and you’re a filthy, dirty, posh wanker,” he argued.

Days after the prime minister gave a speech in favour of austerity surrounded by gold-embellished furniture, Brand insists that his privileged background means Cameron is unable to relate to the society he governs.

“It’s alright if you go to Eton and then you’re in the House of Parliament. It’s alright for them to say “oh don’t worry about gay rights, don’t worry about poor people”, because it’s not part of their lives, but it’s part of our lives,” said the actor and comedian.

Brand has been forthcoming with his controversial views, guest-editing The New Statesman recently and joining the ‘Million Mask March’ against cuts, corruption and surveillance last week.

Peep Show's Robert Webb attacked his stance in an open letter, writing “When you end a piece about politics with the injunction ‘I will never vote and I don’t think you should either’, then you’re actively telling a lot of people that engagement with our democracy is a bad idea”.

But Brand appears to have a supporter in Jeremy Paxman. The journalist admitted to not voting after interviewing Brand and called Cameron a “complete idiot” for his First World War centenary plans, claiming the prime minister had likened the memorials to the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/comedy/news/russell-brand-calls-david-cameron-a-filthy-dirty-posh-wer-8939040.html
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 15 Nov 2013 11:59 #15

  • jonb
  • jonb's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Senior Member
  • Posts: 1730
  • Likes received: 1951
The agenda is manipulated.
Look how easily it becomes a right left fight, big government little government, Redistribution of wealth=socialism, small government=liberty. This agenda is constantly reproduced so while the two sides draw up nothing is done.

A simple Idea to show these paths are not the only ones
Inheritance
What a person builds up and works for over a lifetime they want to pass on. This is a natural desire and rather than being crushed by socialism it can be part of a better society. Too much wealth in too few hands naturally leads to an unequal society where those without are never, or almost never going to become equal members of society. The question to me is not which of these alternatives should be chosen, but how to create a system that satisfies both agendas.
All I hear is arguments of left and right, where it is about, one side saying we should all fit to one agenda or another.It surprises me that I cant find anybody talking about what we want, they only talk about thier left right agendas.
So to give an idea where I am coming from
I have no problem with personal property, for the people that work very hard and build it up why should they not get the extra.I also think a society which is very unequal functions very poorly.
There are simple things which can be done that produces a system without a few having vast inherited wealth, and yet allows individuals personal gain.
A simple inheritance law that no individual can inherit more than a slightly better than average house. The person who has built up great wealth can still pass it on, but to many rather than a few. Society would not need to have an authoritarian government to impose equality, and exceptional people would not have to be crushed. You would not need any instant violent revolution, and it would satisfy a lot of concerns that most people have that drives them into the left right camps.
Yet isn't it odd all we hear a stupid left right tribal fight, and no other ways or means are ever looked at?
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.
User(s) who Liked this post: cantata

Do you trust Russell Brand? 19 Nov 2013 02:47 #16

  • novum
  • novum's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Commander Seclorum
  • Posts: 16212
  • Likes received: 7639
quote:

Russell Brand, the question of revolution and why we need more than an abstract, grand narrative of social change

By R.C. Smith

99 percent too big to fallRussell Brand recently commented in an interview that there’s not only a need for a revolution but that there’s going to be one soon.

Given so many failed promises in the past of truly revolutionary change, it’s admittedly hard to argue against him this time around. There’s an undeniably growing hate toward not only the concept of capitalism, but also what it does as a system to people and the planet.

Since the market crash and the sound of Occupy’s beating drums, there is obvious evidence that the present social, cultural and historical narrative has started to become questioned in even greater mass.

Read the rest here: www.heathwoodpress.com/russell-brand-question-revolution-abstract-grand-narrative-social-change/
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 19 Nov 2013 04:04 #17

  • Frog
  • Frog's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Senior Boarder 
  • Government is simply a conspiracy against a nation!
  • Posts: 2072
  • Likes received: 1701
Russell Brand IS dating Jemima Khan
Source: Telegraph UK
The pair were pictured looking relaxed with their arms round each other strolling around Manhattan’s fashionable East Village.

The unlikely pair is believed to have met two years ago when Khan commissioned Brand to write an article for the New Statesman, of which she is Associate Editor, and remained friends.

"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude." William James
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.
User(s) who Liked this post: PFIZIPFEI

Do you trust Russell Brand? 19 Nov 2013 04:49 #18

  • novum
  • novum's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Commander Seclorum
  • Posts: 16212
  • Likes received: 7639
Scary. :hahano:

Yes, I do think Jemima is sexy... but , she's one of the elite, daughter of sir james and lady annabel... so ... no more sexy than scary. :hahano:

And both her brothers are either married to, or were married to, Rothschild heiresses. :lookhide:

Heres zac with a friend...



Shopping for cabbages are they? :think: :joker:
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 19 Nov 2013 05:05 #19

  • Frog
  • Frog's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Senior Boarder 
  • Government is simply a conspiracy against a nation!
  • Posts: 2072
  • Likes received: 1701
novum wrote:
Scary. :hahano:

Yes, I do think Jemima is sexy... but , she's one of the elite, daughter of sir james and lady annabel... so ... no more sexy than scary. :hahano:

And both her brothers are either married to, or were married to, Rothschild heiresses. :lookhide:

Heres zac with a friend...



Shopping for cabbages are they? :think: :joker:

Camoron:
I thought you said cabbaging not cottaging!?

Zac:
Fucking predictive text...how do you turn that shit off?

"Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude." William James
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.

Do you trust Russell Brand? 19 Nov 2013 05:12 #20

  • novum
  • novum's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Commander Seclorum
  • Posts: 16212
  • Likes received: 7639
:clap:

hey i just got an idea, thats a good photo for a 'caption this photo' competition. :hahano:
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Murdoch Murdoch is beautiful, Murdoch Murdoch is based
Only registered members can reply. Create an Account to join the discussion.
Moderators: novum, rodin, Flare
Powered by Kunena Forum

Annual Server Target

Whether its 50 cents or five dollars, your donations are appreciated and help keep this community site running so we can all continue to enjoy using it. Secure transactions via paypal.
This target is to meet our server cost for one year, June 2018 - May 2019, in USD.
$ 340 - Target
( £ 265 GBP )
donation thermometer
donation thermometer
$ 340 - Raised
( £ 265 GBP )
donation thermometer
100%
Updated
30th November 2018

No one is obliged to donate, please only donate what you can afford. Even the smallest amount helps. Being an active member is a positive contribution. Thank You.