The departure of Mourinho sparks reminisces of the shapely arse of a previous girlfriend. Matches are won and lost, brand's faith in his beloved West Ham tested, while the palette of company he keeps stretches from Morrissey to Gallagher to Gascoigne and back again. And the fate of his beloved West Ham is seen in parallel with the workings of his legendary libido.
Articles of Faith #ad - Arsenal's fluidity and purpose brings to mind yogic coitus of Sting and Trudie Styler. This collection of russell brand's columns for The Guardian not only follows the drama and tumult of the domestic and international football season but also a season in the life of one of our most celebrated comic talents.
Managerial manoeuvres at Wigan are discussed in reference to Joe Orton and the mysteries of the souks.
Irons in the FireHodder & Stoughton Ltd #ad - He's also a huge england fan too, although after England lost to Portugal on penalties again, he wanted a divorce. Over the past eighteen months Russell Brand has built up a unique fan club through the sports section of the Guardian. Russell is 'West Ham till I die'. He's a season ticket holder and he's been going to Upton Park since he was a kid.
. In this sharp and stylish book Russell guides us through one of the most dramatic footballing years in recent memory. Each week brand writes a sharply observed and wickedly funny column about his first love -- football. We start with west ham reaching the fa cup final for the first time in twenty-five years and end with their 1-0 win at Manchester United on the last day of the season, which kept them in the Premiership against all the odds.
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The Pied Piper of Hamelin: Russell Brand's Trickster TalesAtria Books #ad - Maybe you’ve heard about the Pied Piper before, with his strange music and those pompous townspeople and pesky rats. Then one day without warning a gang of rats bowled into the town and began causing a right rumpus… So begins Russell Brand’s wildly funny and surprisingly wise retelling of the classic tale The Pied Piper of Hamelin.
Or maybe you haven’t. With this first book in russell brand’s trickster Tales series, the famed comedian, actor, and bestselling author delivers a hilarious retelling of an old fairytale favorite that will appeal to adults and children alike. Once upon a time, long ago, exactly like now except their teeth weren’t so clean and more things were wooden, in a time that seemed, to those present, there was a town called Hamelin.
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But space suits hadn’t been invented yet so they couldn’t. But one thing is for sure: you’ve never heard it quite like this.
Recovery: Freedom from Our AddictionsHenry Holt and Co. #ad - A guide to all kinds of addiction from a star who has struggled with heroin, sex, fame, alcohol, food and eBay, that will help addicts and their loved ones make the first steps into recovery“This manual for self-realization comes not from a mountain but from the mud. My qualification is not that I am better than you but I am worse.
Russell brandwith a rare mix of honesty, humor, and compassion, comedian and movie star Russell Brand mines his own wild story and shares the advice and wisdom he has gained through his fourteen years of recovery. Here he provides not only a recovery plan, but an attempt to make sense of the ailing world.
Brand speaks to those suffering along the full spectrum of addiction―from drugs, digital media, caffeine, and sugar addictions to addictions to work, stress, bad relationships, alcohol, and fame. Brand understands that addiction can take many shapes and sizes and how the process of staying clean, sane, and unhooked is a daily activity.
Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions #ad - He believes that the question is not “why are you addicted?” but "what pain is your addiction masking? why are you running―into the wrong job, he’s started his own men’s group, the wrong life, the wrong person’s arms?"Russell has been in all the twelve-step fellowships going, he’s a therapy regular and a practiced yogi―and while he’s worked on this material as part of his comedy and previous bestsellers, he’s never before shared the tools that really took him out of it, that keep him clean and clear.
RevolutionBallantine Books #ad - National bestsellerwe all know the system isn’t working. Brand destroys this illusory facade as amusingly and deftly as he annihilates Morning Joe anchors, Fox News fascists, and BBC stalwarts. Ballantine Books. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. You have been lied to, no choice, told there’s no alternative, and that you don’t deserve any better.
Revolution #ad - . This book makes revolution not only possible but inevitable and fun. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there’s nothing we can do: “It’s just the way things are. In this book, with the help of experts as diverse as thomas Piketty and George Orwell, Russell Brand hilariously lacerates the straw men and paper tigers of our conformist times and presents, a vision for a fairer, sexier society that’s fun and inclusive.
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Mentors: How to Help and Be HelpedHenry Holt and Co. #ad - Russell brand explores the idea of mentoring and shares what he's learned from the guidance of his own helpers, heroes and mentors. Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself? Mentors – the follow up to the New York Times bestseller Recovery – describes the benefits of seeking and offering help.
I have mentors in every area of my life, as a comic, are works in progress and that through a chain of mentorship we can improve individually and globally, a recovering drug addict, a spiritual being and as a man who believes that we, as individuals and the great globe itself, a dad, together . One of the unexpected advantages my drug addiction granted is that the process of recovery that I practise includes a mentorship tradition.
Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped #ad - It explores how we all – consciously and unconsciously – choose guides, mentors and heroes throughout our lives and examines the new perspectives they can bring. Furthermore, i will tell you about my experiences mentoring others and how invaluable that has been on my ongoing journey to self-acceptance and how it has helped me to transform from a bewildered and volatile vagabond to a mostly present and usually focussed husband and father.
Russell brand mentors: how to help and be helped describes the impact that a series of significant people have had on the author – from the wayward youths he tried to emulate growing up in Essex, through the first ex-junkie sage, to the people he turns to today to help him be a better father. Shelf 14.
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Ballantine Books. Shelf 14. 4. 3. Picking up where he left off in my booky wook, movie star and comedian Russell Brand details his rapid climb to fame and fortune in a shockingly candid, resolutely funny, and unbelievably electrifying tell-all: Booky Wook 2. Biography.
My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-UpIt Books #ad - It Books. It was, ‘don’t do that. ’. The bloke can write. Ballantine Books. A child’s garden of vices, My Booky Wook is also a relentless ride with a comic mind clearly at the wheel. With the flick of his enviable pen, he can summarize childhood thus: ‘My very first utterance in life was not a single word, but a sentence.
My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-Up #ad - He rhapsodizes about heroin better than anyone since Jim Carroll. Russell Brand has a compelling story. New york times book review the gleeful and candid new york Times bestselling autobiography of addiction, and rise to fame from Russell Brand, recovery, star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall and one of the biggest personalities in comedy today.
Shelf 14. 4. 3. Biography.
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My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs, and Stand-Up #ad - . Russell Brand has a compelling story. New york times book review the gleeful and candid new york Times bestselling autobiography of addiction, and rise to fame from Russell Brand, recovery, star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall and one of the biggest personalities in comedy today.