Archive for September, 2007

JAAM 24

JAAM 24

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

Just Another Art Movement originated as a twice yearly literary publication back in 1995, bringing together cutting edge poetry, prose and reviews from New Zealand and overseas, with writing from poets such as David Eggelton and Sam Hunt gracing the pages. In 2005, JAAM went the way of Sport, and publication became an annual event. [...]

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Cold Comfort Cold Concrete: Poems and Satires By Scott Kendrick

Cold Comfort Cold Concrete: Poems and Satires By Scott Kendrick

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

Scott Kendrick’s second book is a dual offering, featuring poetry written since his 2001 release Rhyme Before Reason, as well as a series of satirical newspaper articles written for the underground newspaper The Babylon Express, collected here for the first time in book format. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Prison Piggy Bank

Prison Piggy Bank

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

From the October 2006 sentencing of Timothy Bowers in the case of Ohio v. Bowers. In May Bowers robbed a bank in Franklin County, Ohio. Dan Cable is the assistant prosecuting attorney. Jeremy Dodgin is Bowers’s attorney. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Editorial

Editorial

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

In 1957, writing on the state of his times, American Norman Mailer penned a message that has perhaps more relevance now, in modern day New Zealand than it ever did for 1950s America. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Itchy Feet

Itchy Feet

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

I was unsure what to expect from this play being a dance piece at BATS, although I was pleasantly surprised at what a powerful play it was. Itchy Feet is part of the ‘Dance Your Socks Off Festival’ and explores the lives of three people all brought together in chaos, pain and love. It is [...]

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Beer Awards

Beer Awards

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

The lovely city of Wellington recently hosted what is possibly the world’s most important awards ceremony. It had more artistic merit than the MTV Awards because Britney Spears did not attend, far less “perform”, and while there was all the pomp and ceremony of the Oscars, this event was thankfully a full 11 hours shorter. [...]

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Idiot’s guide to writing a column

Idiot’s guide to writing a column

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

When you write a column for a student magazine, you learn a thing or two about life. Once you’ve accepted the task of writing more than 20 articles without pay, you then need to face the possibility that perhaps nobody even reads your articles. So what do you do? You write the best damn article [...]

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Priceless (Hors de prix)

Priceless (Hors de prix)

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

Audrey Tautou plays Irene, a high-maintenance, gold-digging prostitute (in all but name) who moves from one elderly millionaire to another in the hopes of seducing and convincing them into marriage, while in the meantime milking all she can from their companies. It’s a life of fashion labels, champagne, and living the high life in expensive [...]

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Facebook

Facebook

by / September 24, 2007 / No Comments

www.facebook.com Last week MySpace joined the Baiji dolphin in extinction, once a popular social networking site, MySpace is now clung onto by a handful of musos, teenage girls and desperate tryhards who are trying to disprove its extinction. Meanwhile a Giant Moa and Tasmanian Tiger were recently both spotted south of Timbucktu during the last [...]

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Reasons why Iran should have nuclear weapons

Reasons why Iran should have nuclear weapons

by / September 24, 2007 / [ 2 Comments ]

1. The rest of New York is still standing 2. Why should the U.S, France, and Britain be the only people irradiating the planet with tests? 3. It’s a chance for the X-Men movie to shoot in Middle East locations 4. They’re going to need some big fireworks to overshadow Iraq’s celebrations 5. ‘Cause the [...]

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