Archive for October, 2006

02/10/06

Why did the man want his grass to be emo? So it would cut itself. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/10/06

Last week I tried to give a brief synopsis of this book to a friend and found it quite tricky. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/10/06

In order to prevent spoiling the show, I will be unable to give away any of the plot information that I would usually use to give context to a review. Apologies, but I have your best interests at heart. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/10/06

The ‘Wellington Sound’ didn’t always mean dreadlocks, hemp and the soundtrack to a million cafés. There was a period in the nineties when the capital rocked to an different beat. Perhaps the Hutt had yet to turn its back on us; when HLAH and the ‘Had were hometown heroes. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to [...]

02/10/06

“The best post-punk band to come out of Britain since Bloc Party”, proclaims the press release. Look, in my opinion, !Forward Russia! were trading in spheres somewhere far outside Bloc Party, and even my beloved Futureheads. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/10/06

There are so many books in the world today, and so many writers, that it’s easy for names that should be familiar to slip by unnoticed. William Boyd was a bright shining young star of literature in the early 80s, won all sorts of prizes, has continued to publish acclaimed novels and screenplays, and yet [...]

02/10/06

VC and VUWSA combine powers to bring down bus prices. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/10/06

I watched Studentville the other day. It wasn’t my thing. To me it all just seemed like endless highlights reels of mindless idiots throwing up, getting naked and talking about people they would like to mount. And as goes with the start of any diatribe of worth, it got me thinking Share on Facebook+1 on [...]

02/10/06

Nominations for the two vacant positions at the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations closed Tuesday last week, with three candidates for the Co- President position and only one for the National Women’s Rights Officer. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this