<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/10/ross-and-brand.html">Ben Chu: Ross and Brand deserted</a>

Why have no heavyweight comedians ridden to the defence of Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross? We had Adrian Edmondson in The Independent today, but his argument felt a bit half-hearted. So where are the Michael Palins, the Terry Joneses, the Armando Iannuccis, the Chris Morrises?