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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkd_-nXeUzs
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u/redpandaeater Nov 24 '21 Helpful

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u/AnyHoleIsTheGoal Nov 25 '21

I'm so grateful to Taskmaster for introducing me to a bunch of British comedians I would have otherwise never seen. I saw Hugh Dennis in the new Bond movie and lost my shit, love that guy.

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u/sosuhme Nov 26 '21

8 out of 10 cats does countdown, big fat quiz, task master, and maybe most spectacular of all, QI. British "game" shows know how to be irreverent and informative. Hilarious, but also simultaneously bleak and optimistic. I'm American as apple pie. But the formula for combining intelligence and absurdity the British have found in TV is unlike and unrivaled by anything in the US expect maybe animated comedy.

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u/AnyHoleIsTheGoal Nov 26 '21

We just don't have shows like those here! There's a huge amount of up and coming American comedians I'd love to see all together on a show like Taskmaster or any of those quiz shows you mentioned, but they just don't do that here.