Russell Brand on happiness

In happiness on October 28, 2009 at 10:11 am

One of the things I’m really enjoying about my research project into the nature of happiness and what it means to us today is that everyone has got something to say about it. Some of what people say about it might be seen academic and high-brow – and the idea is that my book will contain some of that kind of content. But it’s such an emotive topic that there are also some really personal and straightforward responses to the question ‘what makes us happy?’.

It’s a huge topic, and everyone has got something to say about it. That’s why I’m trying to interview people from as diverse a background as possible.

It appears even Russell Brand wants in on the subject. His latest stand up set is called Russell on Happiness and recalls some of his recent experiences of staying in Angola State Penitentiary. Apparently in these shows he’ll be interacting with the audience as he shares his thoughts on the subject, which will be filmed for an ongoing documentary project.

I wonder what the documentary is all about. Will have to investigate …


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