Russel Edward Brand is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist. After beginning his career as a stand-up comedian he later became an MTV presenter. Brand has become known as a public activist and campaigner, and has spoken on a wide range of political and cultural issues, including wealth inequality, addiction, corporate capitalism, climate change, and media bias.
In 2014 Brand launched his political-comedy web series “The Trews”, released a book entitled Revolution, and began work on a documentary about financial inequality. In 2017 he started a new podcast called ‘Under the Skin with Russell Brand which has him interviewing guests from the world of academia, popular culture and the arts. On his YouTube channel he talks about unraveling the matrix of modern media and revealing the gleaming reality beyond connecting us all to each other through pure consciousness. His aim is to bring true news into the world: “Trews”. On his channel he also posts videos related to spirituality, personal growth and being in recovery from addiction.