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What's wrong with the other 8 percent, Brand joked

by Teodoro Kirkpatrick (2019-08-01)

(CBS News) Russell Brand riffed on current events and more on his new TV show, "Brand X," which premiered last night on FX.

In the half-hour comedy show, Brand covered a wide range of topics from the Dalai Lama to Friedrich Nietzche, and tried to involve the studio audience with a series of polls

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The comedian included his audience in the fun, too. As he talked, he waded through the crowd and asked them questions, which they could respond to via an insta-poll. In one question last night, 92 percent of the audience said that they would want to spend a day with the Dalai Lama. What's wrong with the other 8 percent, Brand joked.

"I love doing stand-up because you have a direct interaction with the audience," Brand told Reuters.

Brand, 카지노사이트 who go his start doing stand-up, told Time, "This show is going be very spontaneous and exciting and a very truthful take on the news. It will be in defiance of the proscriptive narrative that we constantly see on TV and in print media."

The half-hour show will air once a week on Thursday nights at 11 p.m. on FX.