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August 20, 2018

As part of a fundraiser for their annual ball, the Victoria University Politics Society has placed an auction on TradeMe to go to lunch with none other than part-time Dancing With the Stars loser, and full-time general loser, David Seymour. In line with his support of legalizing assisted dying with the End of Life Bill, […]

July 30, 2018

If you haven’t seen The Room, you have surely heard of it. It is lovingly called “the best worst movie of all time” by its legions of fans around the world, who know every word of its script and who, in a time of Netflix and torrenting, still pay money to see it on screen at cinemas, […]

April 30, 2018

CW: self-harm and suicide Kit Taylor loved The Simpsons, rats, Nick Cave, Victoria Bitters, a strong skullet (his haircut of choice: a shaved head with an isolated mullet flowing out the back). He loved his friends, deeply. He was a talented singer and songwriter, who prior to his death had released his first EP Prayers. […]

March 5, 2018

During a whirlwind visit to Wellington in 2010, Brad Pitt was spotted at Indian restaurant Tulsi in Miramar. The A-List actor, producer, and renowned non-bather ordered a butter chicken, chicken korma, and a garlic naan, a meal that proved simply too big for the Hollywood Adonis and allegedly bad-smelling man. His garlic naan, sampled but […]

October 16, 2017

Formerly one of Australia’s most successful reality shows, especially given the country won’t even legalise gay marriage because of the “sanctity” of the whole thing, New Zealand now has its very own version of Western arranged marriages! Married at First Sight New Zealand is here, and it is the most excruciatingly painful reality show I […]

October 16, 2017

CW: Self-harm, suicide, abuse     Susanna: I didn’t try to kill myself. Dr Potts: What were you trying to do? Susanna: I was trying to make the shit stop. — Girl, Interrupted (1999)   Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is an illness marked by extreme emotional irregularity, impulsivity, an unstable sense of identity, self-harm, a […]

October 9, 2017

With his show Nathan For You that began its fourth season in late September, Nathan Fielder is the hero we need but don’t quite deserve in television right now. Having graduated from business school in Canada with “really good grades,” Nathan’s goal is to help small business owners increase their profits through ingenious and out-of-the-box […]

October 2, 2017

Last Sunday, E! channel’s flagship show Keeping Up with the Kardashians celebrated its tenth anniversary. Even if you hate them — and I love them, except Khloe, whom I loathe  — you cannot avoid the Kardashians, and they show absolutely no sign of disappearing soon, relentlessly thriving like some kind of very tan plague. Below […]

September 25, 2017

It’s American Horror Story time again! The most wonderful time of the year, or in the words of George Michael Bluth, “It’s a great day! For being sad.” I’ve started to thrive on the disappointment, like a Mariah Carey fan. This year’s theme is Cult and it’s about the 2016 American election, which seems a […]