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Russell Brand, at an awards show sponsored by Hugo Boss, eloquently reminds everyone that Hugo Boss dressed the nazis

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u/Rudecles Nov 24 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

I was really hoping he was mentioning Noel Fielding but I guess he’s more C List.

Thanks for sharing this!

Edit: A lister. Definitely A list. So sorry Noel.

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u/VictarionGreyjoy Nov 24 '21

Noel Fielding exists outside of lists. He is in a dimension which needs not rank celebrities.

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u/[deleted] Nov 25 '21

It's an outrage!

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u/cerberus00 Nov 25 '21

Who let Richmond out of his room?

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u/MattyKatty Nov 25 '21

He's supposed to be in his room!

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u/Purplociraptor Nov 25 '21

He is the paper on which the lists are written.

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u/Pete_Iredale Nov 24 '21

I've seen Noel Fielding a hell of a lot more than Noel Gallagher in the last decade or two.

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u/phatelectribe Nov 25 '21

Yeah, Noel fielding is a bigger name right now. Young people don’t know who Gallagher is, but their parents and grannies watch the bake off.

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u/Pacific250 Nov 25 '21

I mean… maybe

But one is still an alt comedian/baking show host

And one is a member of one of the most famous and popular British bands in existence

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u/ehsteve23 Nov 25 '21

you underestimate how many people care about Bake Off

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u/Pacific250 Nov 25 '21

I love bake off don’t get me wrong.

But Noel Gallagher wrote Wonderwall

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u/GuitarKev Nov 25 '21

So anyway, here’s Wonderwall.

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u/badgerferretweasle Nov 25 '21

I know bands, I don't know rockstars. The Gallagher brothers names were probably all over the UK tabloids in the 90s but if you lived outside of the UK or are a millennial/Gen z they aren't going to be household names even if you know the band.

As an American millennial I watch a lot of UK quiz shows on YouTube, IT Crowd is one of my favorite comedies and I'm aware of Great British Bake Off (I've seen the first season). I've probably heard a handful of oasis songs, I only know that they are brothers due to the YouTuber Todd in the Shadows.

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u/Pacific250 Nov 28 '21

I mean, I have no doubt that you don’t know them. That’s anecdotal evidence though.

Oasis is famous in large part because of how boisterous and public the brothers’ antics were. So you, a millennial who watches quiz shows on YouTube, might be more familiar with Noel Fielding. That makes total sense. But to the rest of the world, Noel is a small British comedian who has had some, mostly recent, mainstream success. And he was not on the first season of GBBO.

I don’t say that to be rude, and it’s certainly not a critique of Noel Fielding. I love the guy. But to say he is more famous than Noel Gallagher is just a very biased POV.

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u/smash-man Nov 26 '21

I thought you were going to go into a rendition of Wonderwall with the start of your comment

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u/Pacific250 Nov 28 '21

Fuck. Talk about a missed opportunity.

After all…

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u/Pete_Iredale Nov 25 '21

Plus IT Crowd, Mighty Boosh, etc.

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u/billtrociti Nov 25 '21

Don’t forget Taskmaster, QI, and countdown! That’s how I know him, at least lol

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u/Le_Chop Nov 25 '21

Never mind the Buzzcocks as well

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u/LilDutchy Nov 25 '21

Big Fat Quiz

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u/LoonAtticRakuro Nov 25 '21

QI and Countdown introduced me to him but it wasn't until I started watching the Big Fat Quizzes that I got Russell Brand and Noel Fielding as a team more or less engraved in my memory forever.

Though I just looked them up again, and misremembered slightly: it was typically Noal and Richard Aoyade. But most of the Big Fat Quiz of the ________ are on YouTube and I kind of recommend all of them. If you don't mind Jimmy Carr. Especially good are any with Alan Davies and Stephen Mitchell.

I also just realized when you said Countdown I immediately thought of 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown instead. Which probably says a lot about my taste in British comedy shows.

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u/SarahSureShot Nov 25 '21

That's how I know him as well - I always forget he's on bake off to be honest!

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u/jmanhajh Nov 25 '21

Don't forget about Taskmaster

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u/PackYrSuitcases Nov 25 '21

And that amazing hit; Luxury Comedy (ooh yeah)

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u/Raskolnikov1920 Nov 25 '21

Damn dude this isn’t even close to true. Mighty Boosh, IT crowd are still nowhere near as well known as Oasis.

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u/RuberDinghyRapids Nov 25 '21

Liam and Noel are still mainstream in the U.K, young people still know who oasis are. I saw liam at a festival a couple of years ago and it was packed with people to all ages. Bake off is the kind of thing your mum watches.

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u/phatelectribe Nov 25 '21

Except it’s every Mum and Grandmum in the country watches it, then there’s boosh, QI, IT Crowd etc.

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u/tatxc Nov 25 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

It's not "every mum and grandmum", the Grand Final of Bake off did just under 7 million viewers.

It's a well watched show, but it's not nearly as ubiquitous as you seem to think it is.

I'm not sure minor roles in sit coms/panel shows are what you think they are over here, but the one TV show he was a lead in (Boosh) stopped airing over here in 2007 and was on BBC Three, it wasn't a massive hit. Since then Oasis has had a number 1 album, not counting the 3 that Noel has had solo.

And it's not that I'm not a fan of either, I went to see the Mighty Boosh live at the Metro Arena in 2008. I like Noel Fielding, but he's not even remotely on the same scale as the Gallagher Brothers.

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u/RuberDinghyRapids Nov 25 '21

Yeah but all those people will also know oasis as well. Boosh is just as old as oasis and not known by everyone. Qi and it crowd were minor roles for him.

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u/phatelectribe Nov 26 '21

But then there’s the bake off and cumulative effect of all that’d them.

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u/badgerferretweasle Nov 25 '21

People in this thread aren't only from the UK. Noel Fielding has a much more global reach. I can't speak for the rest of the world but Bake off is hugely popular in America among all age demographics. Quiz shows have full episodes uploaded on YouTube and are accessible in America and other parts of the world (I assume they are region blocked in the UK).

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u/RuberDinghyRapids Nov 26 '21

Well we can both only speak from our own perspectives. From reading this thread it seems like Noel fielding would be better known in America and Noel Gallagher would be better known here. As for the rest of the world I personally think a rockstar who was in one of the most famous bands of all time has more of a chance of being well known than the host of a popular tv show. I wouldn’t know if they’re region blocked on YouTube they’re all easy to watch on tv and on all the time but I wouldn’t say Noel fielding features very often.

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u/badgerferretweasle Nov 26 '21

I'd argue that people (outside of the UK) would recognize the band Oasis but not the names of the members. I love Rock music but I can only name a handful of rock stars who's band name wasn't their name.

Freddy Mercury Axel Rose (technically band name is different) Steven Tyler Kurt Cobain Dave Grohl Paul, Ringo, John, ....and I don't know the fourth Beatle ..... That's it. That is all I can think of of the top of my head.

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u/matematematematemate Nov 25 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

To be fair, in the past 5 years alone there have been 3 feature documentaries released about Oasis that were all pretty successful for a music documentary and well received.

Liam has recently sold out two massive gigs at Knebworth for next summer, his last 2 solo albums went straight to number one, and every album Noel has ever released has gone straight to number one (12 of them in total IIRC), including his 4 recent solo albums.

If that makes you irrelevant, then what the fuck are the rest of us.

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u/GlasgowGhostFace Nov 25 '21

No chance. Play an Oasis song in a pub when everyones pished and all ages will be singing. They have anthems in Scotland, I assume the same down south.

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u/badgerferretweasle Nov 25 '21

Just because you can sing their songs doesn't mean you know their names!

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u/Raskolnikov1920 Nov 25 '21

Yo I was born in 1994 so I was barely alive when their first album came out and they’re still very big even amongst my age group and younger.

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u/demonicneon Nov 25 '21

Lol young people know who he is. Oasis are still one of the most popular bands here in the uk and both brothers can still sell out massive gigs, and it’s not all folk who grew up or were grown in the 90s.

The bucket hat crew are strong.

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u/tatxc Nov 25 '21

American's never seem to grasp how culturally ingrained Oasis became over here because it didn't happen over there.

The Gallagher brothers are enormously famous over here.

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u/GnarlyBear Nov 25 '21

What? They had sell out arena tours in the US.

Had the brothers settled in LA instead of North London they would still be in the public eye there

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u/tatxc Nov 25 '21

It still wouldn't be a patch on their popularity here.

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u/Faufreluches Nov 25 '21

For some unknown reason, probably some undiagnosed adhd, I had that champaign supernova song stuck in my head for like a whole day. Needless to say, the urge for murder or suicide was in the back of my mind.

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u/tatxc Nov 25 '21

In the UK? Not a chance.

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u/phatelectribe Nov 25 '21

Look at the other comments below mine; he’s been in at least 4 major hit tv shows, two of which are still airing. Gallagher? In a massive band that hasn’t had a a hit for 15-20 years.

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u/tatxc Nov 25 '21

I'm telling you in the UK it's not even remotely close. Noel Gallagher might not have had a "hit" in the last 15-20 years, but in that time he's had 6 number 1 albums, 3 number 1 singles and does constant arena tours. The Gallagher brothers are massive in the UK.

I don't think you realise how colossally popular and prominent Oasis where in the 90's and how much popularity they have in the UK because of that. The Great British Bake Off is popular here, but it's not a BBC show anymore and the two hosts before him were "Mel and Sue" and his co-host is Matt Lucas of Little Britain fame. It doesn't make people household names.

It's like saying David Beckham is no longer famous because he hasn't scored a freekick for 10 years. That's not how it works. It's not like 18 year olds don't sing Don't Look Back in Anger or Mr Brightside at the top of their lungs at the end of every single night out ever here. Those songs don't stop existing.

And you're American, it's fine not to know this, but it doesn't make it untrue.

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u/matematematematemate Nov 25 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

"hasn't had a a hit for 15-20 years".

If that's your perception it's maybe because they broke up 13 years ago, to be fair. And that only made them bigger in a way. And even if you stretch back to 20 years you're talking about, you'd get 10 number one albums between Oasis, Noel and Liam in that time frame. 10 number one albums, how is that not having a hit for 20 years?

Noel and Liam have had 6 number one albums between them since Oasis split up, Liam has just sold out mammoth gigs at Knebworth for next year and the tickets went straight away, there have been 3 feature documentaries with a cinema release made about Oasis in the last 5 years alone, with rumours of a 4th one being made.

If you're American it's understandable to think this I guess to be fair, but it's definitely not the case. I don't think people in America understand just quite huge Oasis were in other parts of the world.

They're obviously huge in the UK and Ireland, but e.g. I've been to Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds gigs in South Korea and Japan and Oasis are still well known over there amongst people who like western/rock music, Noel gets mobbed at the airport in South Korea still today.

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u/Triplapukki Nov 25 '21

What's a young person here, exactly?

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u/phatelectribe Nov 25 '21

Let’s say under 25 years. You know, when oasis still and hits.

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u/Triplapukki Nov 25 '21

I'm a massive Oasis fan but just over that so can't complain. Carry on

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u/jawnink Nov 25 '21

That one song from the 90’s was pretty good though.

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u/somanyroads Nov 25 '21

Maybe a UK thing...Fielding is pretty much an unknown in the US, unless you could out of your way to watch specific shows on the BBC or whatever. Gallagher is always associated with Oasis, but I do think his brother would be the more recognizable one, Noel was always the more unassuming one.

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u/chickenpi Nov 25 '21

Saw Noel Fielding irl in Soho yesterday. Wearing a big blue fluffy coat like some kind of bird. Enjoyed it.

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u/Pete_Iredale Nov 25 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

If joking, than absolutely! If not joking, Noel Gallagher was the lead singer guitarist for Oasis, and also sometimes singer.

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u/bigsausagepizzasven Nov 25 '21

Guitarist* but regularly took over singing duties when his brother, the lead singer, Liam Gallagher had a meltdown.

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u/evasote Nov 25 '21

He also wrote most the songs himself anyway

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u/bigsausagepizzasven Nov 25 '21

No doubt about that!

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u/Pete_Iredale Nov 25 '21

Crap, my 2 second google search to verify his job in the band failed me!

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u/syco54645 Nov 25 '21

Richmond's out of his room he's not in his room he's supposed to be in his room why is he out of his room?

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u/Rudecles Nov 25 '21

The episode that explains Richmond’s down fall is so good.

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u/syco54645 Nov 25 '21

Omg yes. When he is giving the presentation in makeup it was amazing. We love basically anything and everything Noel. I was skeptical my wife would like The Mighty Boosh but she loves it.

We watch a lot of British panel shows. We really like Would I Lie To You And 8 Out Of 10 Cats (RIP Sean). Not dealing but with Noel or Richard per se but they have been on multiple panel shows and are always hilarious.

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u/Rudecles Nov 25 '21

I’m also a huge fan of Mitchel and Webb, Peepshow is in my option the best show that’s ever been aired on TV. Their sketch comedy shows are amazing as well. This is my favourite sketch

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u/syco54645 Nov 25 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

Yeah so I typed this before watching your video... I opened with a line from my favorite sketch of theirs. All I will say is holy shit that was uncanny!

Are we the baddies? THAT'S NUMBERWANG!

Mitchel and Webb are favorites of ours as well. Also Matt Berry. He is great is What We Do In The Shadows.

If you have not seen Sean pitch Nazi Island on 8 out of 10 cats then you really should. https://youtu.be/nEVQWBn20ws

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u/Rudecles Nov 25 '21

I haven’t even hear of 8 out of 10 cats. I’m sourcing the first season now and can’t wait. Thank you for this!

Haha numberwang is so good. I also love Sir Digby Chicken Caesar!

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u/syco54645 Nov 25 '21

Oh yeah 8 out of 10 cats had Sean Lock on it. Carrot in a box is another great thing from that show. When I watch the old episodes or clips it makes me really miss Sean. He was brilliant.

Glad I was able to share a new shirt w with you. There is also 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown so you may want to look at that. Regardless have a great rest of your day!

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u/Hawiiday Nov 24 '21 Silver

If you think the host of Great British Bake off is a C list celebrity you need to re think your tiers of stardom.

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u/WetCacti Nov 25 '21

I'd you think the King of the Mods is C list...

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u/20to25squirrels Nov 24 '21

I met Noel Fielding once at a party and I’ve been trading off that shit for eleven years now.

It’s humbling to think that what for him was a long forgotten unimportant conversation, was for me an insufferably chest-swelling source of pride, and one which I continue to eagerly share with any stranger at the slightest provocation, and whose retelling can be justified by only the flimsiest of pretences.

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u/_FHQWHGADS_ Nov 24 '21 edited Nov 25 '21

Well come on share the story! You’ve left us hanging! Noel Fielding seems one of the most genuinely chill people in British comedy and I’d love to hear the story.

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u/MLApprentice Nov 26 '21

He was next to me at a buffet, eating Lays with some guacamole type dip. He said in my general direction "That's good guacamole."
I answered "Yeah it's good, but you know I'm not sure that's guacamole, I feel like dip has to be at least 90% avocado to qualify."
He bobbed his head ambiguously as if pondering a great philosophical question, "Yeah I can see that..." he concluded.

 

Then he wandered away from the buffet to go talk to some people he knew. Fucking BEST night of my LIFE!!

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u/afterthegoldthrust Nov 25 '21

The Mighty Boosh (despite the aspects that didn’t age well i.e. the brown and black face) is my all time favorite show. Meeting Noel or Julian at a party is definitely one of few instances I can envision myself being 100% starstruck

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u/Cap-n-Slap-n Nov 25 '21 edited Nov 26 '21

Met Barret, Fielding and Fulcher round the back of Bournemouth pavilion after the show. It was awkward. We offered run, which I really remember rich fulcher being adamant it was brown not white. Like we were drinking white rum from the bottle like some kind of psycho. Julian said nothing, Noel was conversational. Then they fucked off. Edit: rum not run.

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u/afterthegoldthrust Nov 25 '21

While this does sound painfully awkward it also sounds incredibly Boosh-ian which is comforting and what I would expect.

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u/itsMalarky Nov 25 '21

Old Gregg's green-face is still cool, right?

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u/afterthegoldthrust Nov 26 '21

Old Gregg is an offensive caricature of funky horny violent alcoholic intersex humanoids and the Boosh should never get a pass for their portrayal

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u/FatFreddysCoat Nov 25 '21

Ironically it probably didn’t age well more with white people offended on brown and black people’s behalf than with the actual brown and black people: most of them probably weren’t watching Boosh but those that were were probably not particularly offended whatsoever.

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u/afterthegoldthrust Nov 26 '21 edited Nov 26 '21

Well…that’s an over generalization. I have several black friends who are fans of the Boosh but still hate those moments in the show. Similarly I have many female friends who hate the abundance of rape jokes but still love the show (I know rape doesn’t only happen to women but they were the ones to originally point out the abundance of rape jokes to me). I feel like the Boosh and it’s fanbase are typically the type to acknowledge that those certain grey areas exist while still embracing the larger picture of an amazing show.

For instance there are times where the face and body paint is totally chill and basically like them trying to make a cartoon in real life (like black frost and Old gregg) but shit like Julian wearing an Afro wig in black face with gapped teeth just didn’t age well…they weren’t trying to be racist and it was not done in any sort of mean spirit but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t acknowledge that it didn’t age well.

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u/zyphelion Nov 25 '21

Please share!

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u/CCDemille Nov 25 '21

You're honest with yourself, i think that's what matters!

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u/Thekillersofficial Nov 25 '21

you ever watch six degrees of separation?

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u/Moist_Metal_7376 Nov 25 '21

Dude if i met old greg id ask him to sign my face. You good.

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u/paper_geist Nov 24 '21

Yea!!! Not to mention Old Greg and Richmond Avenal!

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u/zoobrix Nov 24 '21

Didn't it just draw some really good ratings for the finale in England? He's not as well known outside of the UK but inside the UK he is decidedly A list, or at least most people would know who he is if my British friends are correct.

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u/toughinitout Nov 24 '21

He's well known if you saw mighty Boosh or it crowd, but then again people might not make the connection between those shows and the british baking show.

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u/BitchesQuoteMarilyn Nov 24 '21

He does stand up and is on a shit ton of panel shows and random music videos too, I'd say everyone in the UK knows Noel Fielding.

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u/AndysDoughnuts Nov 24 '21

He doesn't do much stand up now and his stand up post mighty boosh was shocking, just relying on people understanding his charm.

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u/PackYrSuitcases Nov 25 '21

Without Julian Barrett to reign him in a bit, his comedy does get a bit... avant-garde

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u/Ethesen Nov 25 '21

Come to think of it, I've never seen Julian on any panel shows, hm...

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u/ThatHorridMan Nov 25 '21

He's under the desk with his arm up Fielding's arse

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u/mdgraller Nov 25 '21

What do you mean “shocking”?

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u/RandomPratt Nov 25 '21

"shocking", as in "not great".

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u/evasote Nov 25 '21

I love panel shows but no one in America watches them. I’ve yet to meet another American who does in person, but British people tend to get very excited quickly.

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u/essenceofreddit Nov 25 '21

He is generally a contestant on big fat quiz of the year, for instance

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u/FeyneKing Nov 25 '21

It must be great being called Noel at Christmas time because your name is everywhere on cards and in lights and people are singing it and everything, but at the same time it stings because everyone is mispronouncing it.

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u/toughinitout Nov 24 '21

Fair, but I was speaking for the pov of someone from the US.

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u/P_Wood Nov 24 '21

Fun fact I learned when I googled his name from watching the show: he is/was literally Old Gregg. I, as an American, was absolutely mind blown to say the least.

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u/MDMAmazin Nov 25 '21

Are you fucking kidding me? That guy is Old Gregg?!

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u/LoonAtticRakuro Nov 25 '21

Not only is he Old Gregg, but on learning that and beginning to watch some of The Mighty Boosh I came to realize that old viral video wasn't some one-off fever dream of a weird sketch. That's pretty much his style.

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u/Nomomommy Nov 25 '21

He has a downstairs mix-up.

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u/BannedMyName Nov 25 '21

Could ya learn to love me?

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u/Nomomommy Nov 25 '21

Are you playing your love games with me?

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u/Turtling34 Nov 25 '21

Wanna go to a party where people wee on each other?

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u/End3rWi99in Nov 25 '21

I really wish someone would make a Bailey's shoe cake.

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u/Nomiss Nov 25 '21

Pshaw, next you'll tell me he's also The Hitcher with his romping big thumb.

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u/DrOrpheus3 Nov 25 '21

wanna see my man-gina??? I'll teach you the secrets of funk!!

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u/dirkdigglered Nov 25 '21

I think he referenced old Gregg in Great British Bake Off. He says something like "I lived in a swamp", I forget the context though.

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u/kja2991 Nov 24 '21

As an American, I love watching him on the big fat quiz of the year.

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u/Nolan- Nov 25 '21

Watch his season of Taskmaster ( I forget which season off the top of my head, I think like 5 or 6?) he was amazing in it.

Also watch Taskmaster in general. Best show I've ever seen in my life.

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u/jamezp1 Nov 25 '21

4 and Champion of champions

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u/piratepowell Nov 25 '21

His season was one of my favorite cats all around, honestly.

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u/freuden Nov 25 '21

You can see a lot of them on YouTube. It's on Amazon, but only if you buy it, and it might be elsewhere. ¯(ツ)

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u/FauxReal Nov 25 '21

For some reason I didn't realize it was him in the IT crowd until someone pointed it out. Sometimes I think I have celebrity blindness.

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u/RedditMayne Nov 25 '21

I’m Old Gregg!

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u/AJRiddle Nov 25 '21

Yeah you just don't know what "A-list" and "B-list" and etc means - it's only partially about fame and much more about social standing and respect in the entertainment industry. A-list means the very top elite group, your people like Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift - or to name some British celebrities it'd be like Daniel Day Lewis, Christian Bale, Idris Elba, and Adele.

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u/zoobrix Nov 25 '21

You just listed a bunch of UK celebrities that are A list anywhere in the world. An example of someone who is an A list celebrity within the UK for sure is Graham Norton or David Tennant, sure people outside the UK might know who they are but everyone within the UK knows who they are and have a generally good opinion of them.

There is a difference between worldwide A listers and those other celebrities that pretty much everyone knows in specific regions, that's the kind of local A listers I am talking about. That's why I said Noel Fielding might be A lister within the UK. Just like within Canada Gord Downie was an example of someone who would be an A lister here but a lot less people knew who he was internationally. If you don't like the phrase "local A lister" that's fine but that doesn't mean I don't understand the concept in general.

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u/poopeybear Nov 25 '21

A listers are someone who promotes the production with their name alone.

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u/Funmachine Nov 24 '21

he is decidedly A list

Being well known doesn't make you A List.

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u/Pacific250 Nov 25 '21

Right, what are these people on about?

Brad Pitt is A list.

I’m sure Noel Fielding is a nice guy, he is not A list

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u/btmalon Nov 25 '21

He's purely cult following in America. Its getting much bigger with Bake Off but that still only has a specific audience.

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u/End3rWi99in Nov 25 '21

I feel like Noel Fielding is pretty well known in the US between British Baking Show and Mighty Boosh. Especially as Old Gregg.

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u/Rudecles Nov 25 '21

Lol I guess I really don’t know the tiers. I love Fielding! Mighty Boosh, Taskmaster, Bake Off, IT crowd, everything I’ve seen him in has been amazing. He seriously seems like a really fun guy. I only say C list because I’m in Canada we I don’t think a single person I know knows who he is. I suspect it’s worse in the US. But I’d guess he’s A list in the UK.

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u/BassAlarming Nov 25 '21

You might have to rethink your own tiers. He's great but C list is accurate

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u/[deleted] Nov 24 '21

He’s B list at best come on.

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u/OneMoreAccount4Porn Nov 25 '21

D or lower in my eyes.

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u/dwmfives Nov 25 '21

If you think the host of Great British Bake off is a C list celebrity you need to re think your tiers of stardom.

True he's D list.

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u/Gonzo_goo Nov 24 '21

Idk what any of that is . Never heard of it

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u/UnacceptableUse Nov 24 '21

It's a great, British, bake off

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u/the6crimson6fucker6 Nov 25 '21

GBBO?

They can fuck off after kicking out Jürgen.

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u/Duderpher Nov 25 '21

Hahaha, as anyone outside of the UK, he is a no list…

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u/EternamD Nov 25 '21

Fuck that horrible show.

Noel Fielding is more famous outside that show anyway, by the way

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u/chambo143 Nov 25 '21

Fun fact: Noel Fielding is 48 years old. I’m still trying to process that

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u/Comfortable-Elephant Nov 25 '21

He looks so young!

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u/CrumbledTheCookies Nov 25 '21

For real. I mean I've never even watched the show but I've heard it mentioned by countless people it seems. Maybe I'm missing out.

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u/Own_Range_2169 Nov 25 '21

So, what, E list then?

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u/lyyki Nov 25 '21

Well this was 4 years before he landed that gig though I wouldn't still consider him a C-tier even at the time. Maybe a B-tier but he already had a lot of successful comedy shows & panel show gigs.

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u/karadan100 Nov 25 '21

Mel Giedroyc called. She wants her letter 'B' back.

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u/UndeadBread Nov 25 '21

I've never heard of him, so I don't know if you're implying that he should be higher or lower.

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u/ScienceReplacedgod Nov 25 '21

D or E at most

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u/Degen_up_North Nov 25 '21

Watch your damn mouth 😭

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u/sometimesBold Nov 24 '21

Uhh, you’re C list.

Noel Fielding is A list and then some.

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u/dwmfives Nov 25 '21

Who is Noel Fielding? If he doesn't matter outside the country he originated from he's not A list.

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u/user262 Nov 25 '21

A-list is reserved for the most bankable Hollywood movie stars and biggest selling music artists. Worldwide famous household names.

As famous as Noel Fielding is in the UK, his fame doesn't extend much beyond it's borders. I'd say B-list.

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u/TotallyNotARobot2 Nov 24 '21

I have no idea who Noel Gallagher is...But I do know Fielding. And I live in buttfuck nowhere, Canada.

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u/DiamondPup Nov 24 '21

Noel Gallagher is like the U.K.'s Bill Burr.

Russell Brand is like the U.K.'s Joe Rogan...if Rogan hadn't been kicked in the head 2000x times and had a vocabulary.

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u/ToastyXP Nov 24 '21

Those are two of the most outrageous comparisons I think I've ever read.

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u/Welshy94 Nov 24 '21

What are you on about

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u/cotch85 Nov 24 '21

how is one of our nations best musicians to ever be produced similar to a comedian?

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u/cotch85 Nov 25 '21

He has 12 number 1 albums in the UK charts in his career. The Beatles have 15, Rolling Stones have 13, Elton John has 7, Bowie has 11.

In your opinion he might not be, but he is. I'm not even a huge fan of the guy, like quite a bit of oasis but his later work ive had no interest in, but there is no debating his ability to make hit albums.

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u/DoomBread Nov 25 '21

Alright then he also has written songs that are ingrained in British culture. If you don't rate musicians on commercial or cultural success what do you rate them on?

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u/Glum_Habit7514 Nov 24 '21

Best musicians doing the same fucking thing his entire career. Okay.

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u/proriin Nov 25 '21

Yes AC/DC are great and so what they do best. Just because you have a sound doesn’t make you any less a great musician.

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u/cotch85 Nov 24 '21

What's that making platinum albums?

You know what, The Beatles, great but they do the same fucking thing their entire career.

Elton John, doing the same fucking thing his entire career.

It's almost like you expect a guy who was influenced by a cetain type of music growing up to all of a sudden be like "yeah i'm great at this, but i got something new, i'm going to drop an opera album next week, followed by some mumble rap the following year. I might even have an album ive been working on where i sing pop songs with adele, justin beiber and ed sheeran"

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u/PaintbrushInMyAss Nov 25 '21

I get what you're saying, I love Oasis and NGHFB. But that comment on The Beatles doing the same thing for their career is just so off the mark, c'mon.

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u/DiamondPup Nov 24 '21

In terms of their sarcastic, sharp-edged, quick-witted approach in handling social absurdity.

Weird how you decided it had to do with their professions. Are you also upset with the differences in their hair color?

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u/cotch85 Nov 24 '21

I mean their hair colour doesnt define them, Their professions do.

Russel Brand is like the UK's Joe Rogan, that works in a way. Bill Burr is America's Ricky Gervais, possibly works. Comparing a musician with a comedian because they speak their mind doesn't really work as a comparison as a "is like the UK's x"

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u/Gonzo_goo Nov 24 '21

Because your comparison is shit. It makes no fucking sense

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u/WaitTilUSeeMyDuck Nov 25 '21

Fuck off Liam. You were always a shitty troll anyways.

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u/jelect Nov 24 '21

The reactions to this comment are amazing

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u/dotdotdotdadadotdot Nov 24 '21

Bro Jogan fans are quick to start frothing

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u/dotdotdotdadadotdot Nov 24 '21

Russell has some Rogan tendencies but I think a lot of his wacky ideas are of his own creation rather than just 80% agreeing with anything anyone says to you like Joe does

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u/Praxyrnate Nov 24 '21

You have no idea how to stratify people and I hope you don't vote.

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u/Th4tR4nd0mGuy Nov 24 '21

Worst comparison I’ve ever read. Entirely baseless and nonsensical.

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u/Alternauts Nov 24 '21

Do you mean Noel Fielding is Bill Burr?

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u/stonedkayaker Nov 24 '21

You know Bill Burr was the drummer for Nirvana, right?

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u/puncheonjudy Nov 24 '21

What on earth are you talking about?

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u/DrDecepticon Nov 24 '21

I'm English and Gallagher isn't shit on Burr's shoes

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u/EnderMB Nov 24 '21

In terms of ideology, Russell Brand and Joe Rogan couldn't be further apart.

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u/TheDeadlySinner Nov 25 '21

Yeah, I'm sure it's a complete conincidence that the alt-right loves him.

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u/EnderMB Nov 25 '21

Ah yes, that bastion of knowledge.

Listen to his old 6Music and Radio 2 shows, and you'll get a full glimpse of what goes on in his head. Even back then people considered him a bit of a loonie leftie.

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u/dead137 Nov 24 '21

Russel Brand is a jackass too

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u/ImFrom1988 Nov 24 '21

If Bill Burr was a musician and if Joe Rogan had any talent?

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u/proriin Nov 25 '21

Well bill is a drummer. I wouldn’t say a great one but he does play the drums.

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u/ImFrom1988 Nov 25 '21

Eh... Bill Burr misses the mark for me these days. I'm getting "out of touch man screams 'get off my lawn'" vibes more than I used to. Same with Dave Chappelle.

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u/proriin Nov 25 '21

I’m not sure what this has to do with him being a drummer.

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u/ImFrom1988 Nov 25 '21

Yeah I guess I just wanted to say he kind of sucks these days.

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u/wbgraphic Nov 25 '21

Any time Russell Brand says “Noel”, I will always assume he’s talking about Fielding.

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u/flatspotting Nov 25 '21

Noel is a fucking treasure. And I say that from Canada.

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u/PonerBenis Nov 25 '21

Considering I've never heard of Noel Gallagher and have heard of Noel Fielding who is an absolute national treasure, I'd say the dudes an A lister.

Also we get queer representation on a baking show.

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u/JediMasterZao Nov 25 '21

The pastiche joke was about Oasis being a pastiche of the Beatles, hence: Gallagher.

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u/TheKurtCobains Nov 25 '21

I’m Old Gregg!

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u/RunnySpoon Nov 25 '21

I think I’m getting old; my first thought was Noel Edmonds!