Do you know what today is? It is “Man Crush Monday”, the one day of the week where you are allowed to shoon over some random man. I rarely do “MCM but today I woke up and decided that I wanted to dedicate today to my favorite actor, philanthropist and all around insane genius, Russell Brand. I have been a fan of Brand since he starred in “Get Him to the Greek” with Jonah Hill. While doing research on homelessness in America not long ago I came across his videos and quotes and fell in love all over again. So here he is ladies, my “MCM.
“The most insightful thing I ever heard, was overheard. I was waiting for a rail replacement bus in Hackney Wick. These two old women weren’t even talking to me – not because I’d offended them, I hadn’t, I’d been angelic at that bus stop, except for the eavesdropping. Rail replacement buses take an eternity, because they think they’re doing you a favour by covering for the absent train, you’ve no recourse. Eventually the bus appeared, on the distant horizon, and one of the women, with the relief and disbelief that often accompanies the arrival of public transport said, ‘Oh look, the bus is coming.’ The other woman – a wise woman, seemingly aware that her words and attitude were potent and poetic enough to form the final sentence in a stranger’s book – paused, then said, ‘The bus was always coming.” ~Russell Brand