Big Brother Isn't Watching You.

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Big brother isn't watching you.

Big brother isn't watching you is a commentary on the UK riots in 2011, written by the famous British actor, Russel Brand. Brand is known for his characteristic British accent, several popular movies, such as "Get Him to the Greek" and "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" but also the boyfriend of the famous singer, Katy Perry. He is also a comedian, which he mentions in the commentary. It can also be spotted several places in the text, where he is some how humorous and sarcastic. For an example where he wrote "I mean even David Cameron came home from his vacation" and "I’ve heard Theresa May and the Old Etonians whose hols have been curtailed (many would say they’re the real victims) saying the behavior is “unjustifiable” and “unacceptable”. Wow! Thanks guys!” He tells us that he no longer lives i England, but moved to Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles. He was usually not that fond of really TV, until he started working for Big Brother. It got to him, and he described it as "bloody" interesting. It was also part of his job. Brand uses the famous quote "Big Brother is watching you" by George Orwell, where he depicted a dystopian surveillance society. This phenomenon is now known as a Big Brother society. He then rewrote it, by adding "isn't". He is referring to the UK riots, and how no one is watching, and no one is doing anything about it. The rioters are from the underclass, and are not really a part of the society. The politicians and government are from the upper-class and do not 'see' them, even when they are rioting. Frankly, they just ignore them, and this is bothering Brand. He can somehow relate to the young rioters. He himself was from the underclass in his youth (but sure isn't now), and also took part in some protests and riots. It irritates him that no one is doing anything about the riots. His background is also reflected in his style of writing. Like I said, he is being sarcastic from time to time. But he is also fornicating....
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