Professional Muslim-basher Pamela Geller- a woman who treats Muslims the way anti-Semites treat Jews- is one of the more loathsome figures in American life. But she recently appeared on Russell Brand’s FX show, and Brand was so aggressively unfunny that I almost sympathized with her. Almost:
Geller’s brand of shrieking awfulness is SO ripe for parody. Too bad Brand couldn’t manage it.