Birth Name: Russell Brand
Birth Place: Essex, England, GB
Born June 4, 1975 in Grays, Essex, England to Barbara Elizabeth and Ronald Henry Brand, a photographer, Brand grew up in Grays with his mother after his parents separated when he was only six months old. Brand led a troubled adolescence; his mother, Barbara, suffered a bout with cancer, and Brand himself struggled with bulimia as a teen. Finding an outlet for his troubles in acting, Brand landed his first stage performance at the age of 15, portraying Fat Sam in a school production of "Bugsy Malone." Turning in an impressive performance, Brand landed a council-funded education at the private Italia Conti Academy in London, Britain's oldest theatre arts training school, and went on to earn a ... Continue Bio >>
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Friday 27th of May 2016 10:50:28 AM
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#trewLit Book Club Update
This book has framed the issue of climate change in a simple and accessible way.
I found it sincere, non threatening and rational.
My favourite bits were how it explained the language around job "losses" and "creation" - why aren't jobs "found" or "destroyed". This ubiquitous and influential vocabulary is one tangible example of how we are guided towards favourable conclusions by gentle, all pervasive propaganda.
Next week I'm either gonna do "structure of magic" which is about NLP, Ruby Wax's book on mental illness "sane new world" or a bit of dear ol Krishnamurti. What would you lot like?
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Come join my #trewLit book club here - currently reading FRAMESPOTTING by Laurence & Alison Matthews. New book announced every 2 weeks.
Thursday 26th of May 2016 03:17:08 PM