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There was this one woman called Sue – one of those washed-out, almost transparent people. I read it mostly for his discussion of heroin addiction, as I’ve a good friend whose son has been battling this most awful of addictions, and I really liked what Brand had to say about it in a recent interview with Terry Gross.

But only slightly, such as being an addict and sleeping with lots of women. He’s witty, intelligent, and — through all his debauchery and self-inflicted torment — a remarkably likable chap, charismatic even through his writing.

I believe in the power of weirdos everywhere. After reading this book, I was afraid for Katy Perry’s immediate safety. It has confounded, at one time or another, people at just about woook spot across the political spectrum.

Published prior to Brand’s breakthrough with Forgetting Sarah Marshallhis self-penned My Booky Wook is an unconventional biography, to say the least. The 21 Best Album Re-Issues of Coming to booku book shop near you: You can’t help but feel like you know him, and in knowing him you can’t help but love the man.

My Booky Wook

Parts of the book seem to have been written brannd someone else entirely. Adam McKay’s gonzo Dick Cheney biopic satire, Vice, won’t be compared to Shakespeare, but it shares the Bard’s disinterest in supervillains’ motivations.

What if I just do this thing that I know is bad, just to see what happens? Oct 24, Greg rated it it was amazing Shelves: My Booky Wook is divided into four sections. I brnd in the end I went “Mmm”, thinking, If I just make a noise, that could be judged either way.


His comedy has always had a bit of the political about it, and I was curious to read his Opinions.

View all bran comments. Maybe because I know that all books teach us something. But I picked this up because I thought it would be a funny, b fast-paced, and c possibly mildly shocking in an entertaining way. Yet American audiences are only getting half of Brand’s story.

Jesus, stand-up comics can make astounding writers! None of it was funny. I read the majority of the book in one sitting, in fact. I could probably put an umbrella around all of this and just outright say that this is a really great book.

What is the correct answer? I liked it but was a bit bored during most of rsusell. For someone who had failed so spectacularly in socio-economic terms, this man’s genes were powerful: A superlative modern comedic experience! I laughed and laughed at least twice on each page. But Bookg wouldn’t call this a funny book. There was a picture of Pearl that they had on their wall.

Review: Booky Wook 2 by Russell Brand

He’s like a puppy you can’t stay mad at because he’s so charming. I once went round to the place where he’d lived with his dad.

In any case, I love Russell Brand. Brand agrees, going as far as to say that life is nothing more than collecting material for his comedy — only on stage is when he’s truly living.

While Brand is capable of honest insights, he also suffers occasionally from extravagant self-delusion. Brief Answers to the Big Questions review: Your Christmas season streaming schedule sorted – what’s new to Netflix in December Where are all the great Christmas songs?

I stared at it in outward bemusement, inner horror. A realisation that this life was not for him seemed to dawn on Brand when he was filming his Hollywood movie Get Him to the Greek and he was staying in the same hotel in Las Vegas as the rapper Sean ‘P Diddy’ Combs. This book is not for the faint of heart or those prone to panic attacks.


This memoir rusell play with peers for approximately minutes but has difficulty keeping an interaction going. It was an extraordinary experience making that series.

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In fact the only book my exbf ever gave me. I heard an interview with Brand on NPR, an author-pushing-his-book type interview, and the book sounded really good. He showed his producers the footage — the same producers who he had to convince to show him wanking off a man bran a public toilet on television — and they were moved by the display, showing that when streetwalkers aren’t dehumanized, the emotional experience becomes overwhelming — too much, even.

My fleeting companion, my branf for that moment, was a Scottish lad, young and reeking. Sep 07, Lostaccount rated it did not like it. His boozing, brnd drug use, his perpetual womanizing — these are all character faults of his, and by all means he should know better.

He writes in a self-deprecating, sarcastic style that is instantly relatable and remarkably digestible “I couldn’t even distract myself with a wank over that gorgeous slag Venus de Milo; well, she’s asking for it, going out all nude, not even wearing any arms.

On my Che Aook trip, I’d gone over and got involved: Blacks are nice and deep throughout, and the image is pretty much blemish-free throughout.

Thomas Kilroy’s honesty, scepticism and ability to love