The cover says ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Sex and the City’. There is some definite Buffy-style action, but don’t expect any cosmopolitans or designer shoes.
Archive for April, 2006
The Second Annual New Zealand Comics Festival, a celebration of New Zealand cartoons and comics, is being held over this weekend.
The price of a jug at the-bar-formerly-known-as-Eastside has just increased to $8, with Union management blaming rising petrol prices.
Reflections on last month’s Climate Change Conference at Te Papa. Look at us go! From a little old university, on a steep little hill, in a lovely little city, in a faraway little country there came…
The man responsible for this at times funky, warped, ironic and ultimately heartfelt album is Luke Buda, one half of Phoenix Foundation’s main songwriting duo.
We’ve reached that point where Bogan kids raised on Tool are growing up and making albums of their own, The Mars Volta sell millions of albums, and indie fans now rave un-ironically about ‘post-rock’.
with the Chandeliers. The Bar Formerly Known as Indigo, Friday 7th April.
This was not the idyllic getaway I had envisaged. We had been on the road for five hours already (leering round a route so nauseating as to put the Rimutakas to shame), when we were stopped by a kid who kindly informed us the road was being rebuilt and we would have to wait.
Last year Lost, an apparent new phenomenon in television, reached New Zealand television screens. It was meticulously promoted by TV2, and was shrouded in mystery from its very first episode.