Archive for April, 2006

April 24, 2006

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.

April 24, 2006

The Second Annual New Zealand Comics Festival, a celebration of New Zealand cartoons and comics, is being held over this weekend.

April 24, 2006

The price of a jug at the-bar-formerly-known-as-Eastside has just increased to $8, with Union management blaming rising petrol prices.

April 24, 2006

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…

April 24, 2006

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.

April 24, 2006

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’.

April 24, 2006

with the Chandeliers. The Bar Formerly Known as Indigo, Friday 7th April.

April 24, 2006

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.

April 24, 2006

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.