Away on holiday in a low signal land events in Paris are glimpsed as if through a crack in a door back to a terrible and confusing world. This violence now though has the eerie familiarity and bilious dread of a recurring nightmare and can be pieced together with weary glances at airport lounge TVs, …Read more

New Era 4 All

The 93 families of the New Era estate have achieved an incredible victory against greedy corporations and lazy politicians and I believe, and the name of the estate suggests, this is the start of something that will change our country forever. When I first clattered into Lindsey, Lynsay and Danielle in Hoxton market, East London, …Read more

Answer time

I’ve just got home from recording bbc tv’s political debate show Question Time and if you saw it and found it anti-climactic, I know how you feel. Nigel Farage in the flesh, gin blossomed flesh that it is, inspires sympathy more than fear, an end of the pier, end of the road, end of days …Read more

Book Signing

TODAY I’ll be at Waterstones (book shop) Piccadilly (London) signing Pied Piper and Revolution at 4pm.

Join me on our first action

Hello mate, Russell here Thanks for giving me your email and signing up for the revolution, I promise I won’t sell your details to a spam firm that want to flog you priapism pills. I am excited to invite you to participate in our first action. As you know property developers – in partnership with …Read more

‘Revolution’ NYC Book Reading/Signing Announcement

Come to two ‘Revolution’ events in NYC tomorrow Tuesday 14th Oct: 3pm Zuccotti Park – See me reading excerpts from my new book. I’ll also be joined by some Occupy movement specialists and then marching to Wall Street with them. Then 7.30pm @ The Strand Union Sq. Join us.

I Want to Believe

Russell Brand on England and World Cup The world isn’t made of atoms, it’s made of stories. The World Cup is an arena in which narratives are fulfilled. Heroes, villains, scapegoats, underdogs, triumphs, near-misses and tragedies, all are played out on a global stage, a pagan drama in a secular age. Here I am, another …Read more