27 Oct '13, 9am

Blog: Don’t misunderestimate Russell Brand!: Washington Post I don’t know why interviewers still insist on... #fb

I don’t know why interviewers still insist on underestimating Russell Brand. Have they not watched any of his previous interviews? Anyone who has seen any interview or guest appearance he’s made in the past few months — or even years — will notice that he expresses himself clearly, has been following the issues and does not like being treated like a “trivial” actor/comedian, never mind what the chyron beneath him says. Now he’s done it again, this time on Wednesday night on BBC’s Newsnight program with Jeremy Paxman. I can’t show the full clip, which contains an F-bomb (Gawker has it ; you stand warned) but if you are an interviewer planning on casually dismissing Brand, please, alter your plans. Do not assume that he does not have a vocabulary at least as large as yours, and do not laugh him off or address him as though he is not in the room. This will not work. It will o...

Full article: http://anwaribrahimblog.com/2013/10/27/dont-misunderestim...

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