Archive for March, 2008

24/03/08

Emma Daken interviews the ginge from Otaki, but fails to find out if Helen did actually adopt him. What did you want to be when you were growing up, and why? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

24/03/08

A wee while back, in a city known as Cardiff, our national sporting team fucked up. After years of planning, an undisclosed sum of money that probably sits between $30-$40 million, a cotton wool club and some bullshit about rotations the All Blacks still didn’t have a player who could dropkick us into the semifinal [...]

24/03/08

He’s no swashbuckling Romeo, but I could hardly fault John Campbell’s burning desire to propose marriage to Joseph Stiglitz during his brief talk last Friday. Erudite, controlled and surprisingly entertaining, the Nobel Prize winning economist amused large portions of the audience with his pithy observations on the disparities of global wealth distribution. Stiglitz was one [...]

24/03/08

In this a time of war VUWSA seeks a peaceful solution between Alfs Imperial Army and our associates at Salient. Therefore we propose a series of peaceful talks over a few beverages. Should VUWSA be provoked during these talks however, it will unleash the beast with wrath (Melissa Barnard drunk on rum). Share on Facebook+1 [...]

24/03/08

I was expecting a lot more of my first VUWSA Exec meeting experience. There’s little juicy scandal to report (even what was said in committee was slightly boring) and no one said anything really dumb. Welfare Vice- President Melissa Barnard is the exception to the latter, and her attempts to make a really long straw [...]

24/03/08

Cartoonists aren’t known for their high public profiles, except for Man’s Robbie Neilson, who habitually dresses as a giant chicken and photographs himself naked in front of international landmarks. But it wasn’t Robbie’s muscular buttocks that were an invited guest during the recent Writers and Readers Week – it was Doonesbury artist Garry Trudeau. Share [...]

24/03/08

Logistics (aka Matt Gresham) is a prolific drum and bass producer hailing from Cambridge, England. He runs a club night named Spoonfed in his hometown with his brother Nu Tone (incidentally another well know producer) and breakthrough artists of last year Commix. He has been signed to Hospital Records since 2004, a label which has [...]

24/03/08

Chinese Voices Discuss Tibet Tibetan Buddhist monks in Lhasa organized protests for 10 March this year to commemorate their people’s failed 1959 uprising. Chinese police stopped protestors at the Indian border, and three days later the situation turned violent. But there our certainty ends. Reporters are barred access to the region, and official reports of [...]

24/03/08

The announcement of the official banning of party pills has caused a great sting to the raver in my heart. Although party pills are subject to the snobbery of A Class drug users and considered “nowhere near as good as the real thing’, they shouldn’t be banned. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this