Comedian casually grills Eric Trump on flight to Scotland

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It’s always interesting to see who you’ll be sitting next to on a plane, right?

Well imagine how Mohammed Amer felt when fate (and his chosen airline) sat him right beside the Eric Trump.

When the Arab-American standup comedian boarded his plane at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey Wednesday and saw that the president-elect’s son was his seat mate, he knew exactly what he had to do — take a selfie and post it on Facebook.

In his post, Amer announced he was heading to Glasgow, Scotland to embark on his UK Tour. “I am ‘randomly’ chosen to sit next to none other than Eric Trump,” he wrote alongside a photograph of himself seated beside Eric in a blue Trump sweater (of course). Read more…

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Russell Brand lays into Black Friday in an epic rant

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Russell Brand’s epic tirades on his YouTube channel cover topics from Israel-Palestine to Renee Zellweger’s face

This time, he’s taking on Black Friday. 

The English comedian intermittently shows footage from times past of chaotic crowds and outbreaks of violence to emphasize that the tradition turns us into “a pack of idiots squabbling over television sets.”  And he warns about the implications of such a consumerist day. 

So, you know, a cheerful message to start the holiday season. Happy bargain hunting!  Read more…

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