• These are not the nudes you were looking for

    Feminism, Rights, Tech

    Think Before You Click or: Why I Haven’t Seen JLaw’s Boobs

    The internet has exploded in the last 72 hours because naked photos and videos of over 100 people, several of them high profile Hollywood actresses and models (and most notably 24 year old Jennifer Lawrence) were stolen. by

  • Why I think Labour’s letter to the Police Commissioner may have legs

    Politics, Rights

    Why I think Labour’s letter to the Police Commissioner may have legs

    So David Parker has written to the Police commissioner arguing that he needs to start an investigation under the Crimes Act in to allegations against Judith Collins, Cameron Slater, Carrick Graham and Cathy Odgers et al. by

  • The four albums that have changed me

    Reviews

    The four albums that have changed me

    So hasn’t it been a joyous ol’ political time lately? In order to have a break from it because it’s exhausting me, I thought I’d sit and reflect on a subject that I love more than any. Me. I was in the car listening to my iPod when some music came on that features in my four most important albums. by

  • Election 2014: Policy Watch

    Politics

    Election 2014: Policy Watch

    So with all the hullabaloo around Nicky Hager’s book and this @Whaledump character drip-feeding us more and more information, a lot of people have been saying “oh this is all a sideshow” and that “Labour isn’t talking about policy because they have none”. by

  • Disappointing politics

    Politics

    Disappointing politics

    I’ve never seen anything like this. Danyl at the Dimpost has said the social media election has finally arrived and he could be right. But if what that means is we all get increasingly partisan and angrier then I don’t want our elections to be “social media elections.” by

And in other news...

Reviews, Tech

Uber the review

Uber the review

By Steve W August 28th was the official launch day for Uber in Wellington. by

by × September 3, 2014 × 5 comments

Feminism, Rights, Tech

These are not the nudes you were looking for

Think Before You Click or: Why I Haven’t Seen JLaw’s Boobs

The internet has exploded in the last 72 hours because naked photos and videos of over 100 people, several of them high profile Hollywood actresses and models (and most notably 24 year old Jennifer Lawrence) were stolen. by

by × September 2, 2014 × 5 comments

Politics, Rights

Why I think Labour’s letter to the Police Commissioner may have legs

Why I think Labour’s letter to the Police Commissioner may have legs

So David Parker has written to the Police commissioner arguing that he needs to start an investigation under the Crimes Act in to allegations against Judith Collins, Cameron Slater, Carrick Graham and Cathy Odgers et al. by

by × September 2, 2014 × 0 comments

Politics

Wilful ignorance

Wilful ignorance

Confession statement: I’m a frustrated political junkie – frustrated because, as a particular type of public servant, I’m not allowed to participate in democracy the way I would like… i.e. not openly. by

by × September 2, 2014 × 0 comments

Politics

Matthew Hooton vs the World

Matthew Hooton vs the World

Yesterday I covered an incredible radio programme between Matthew Hooton and Michelle Boag. Well the plot has thickened. by

by × September 1, 2014 × 2 comments

Politics

Why Martyn Bradbury does not speak for the left

Why Martyn Bradbury does not speak for the left

So perusing all the angry lefties today, I (stupidly) headed into the Daily Blog to see what Martyn had to say about the latest shenanigans.  by

by × September 1, 2014 × 3 comments

Politics

What me worry?

Is the Prime Minister’s office worse than we thought?

It’s Sunday afternoon and I shouldn’t be thinking about politics but there was a radio programme this morning on RadioLive that deserves some scrutiny. by

by × August 31, 2014 × 12 comments

Politics

Some help for Labour

Some help for Labour

Here you go team, just copy paste this: by

by × August 30, 2014 × 0 comments

Reviews

The four albums that have changed me

The four albums that have changed me

So hasn’t it been a joyous ol’ political time lately? In order to have a break from it because it’s exhausting me, I thought I’d sit and reflect on a subject that I love more than any. Me. I was in the car listening to my iPod when some music came on that features in my four most important albums. by

by × August 25, 2014 × 1 comment

Humour, Politics

#TeamKey Launch

#TeamKey Launch

You can see more of Jim’s work at http://www.cartoonsbyjim.com by

by × August 25, 2014 × 0 comments

Politics

Election 2014: Policy Watch

Election 2014: Policy Watch

So with all the hullabaloo around Nicky Hager’s book and this @Whaledump character drip-feeding us more and more information, a lot of people have been saying “oh this is all a sideshow” and that “Labour isn’t talking about policy because they have none”. by

by × August 21, 2014 × 2 comments

Politics

Conspiracy theory of the day

Conspiracy theory of the day

If you’ve read this blog you’ll know that I’m a fan of Judith Collins personally. As a person, she’s always been very kind to me. I disagree with her politically and I disagree with a lot of her actions but again, she’s been decent to me. by

by × August 20, 2014 × 2 comments

International

Burger off!

Burger off!

Yeah, I’m about to get a little preachy about Burgers… by

by × August 20, 2014 × 3 comments

Politics

Disappointing politics

Disappointing politics

I’ve never seen anything like this. Danyl at the Dimpost has said the social media election has finally arrived and he could be right. But if what that means is we all get increasingly partisan and angrier then I don’t want our elections to be “social media elections.” by

by × August 19, 2014 × 3 comments

General

Goodbye to all that, with added spraycans

Goodbye to all that, with added spraycans

There are ways of saying goodbye to your home. Ours involved realising the garage was getting demolished too, and grabbing stuff out of it as quick as we could. by

by × August 18, 2014 × 1 comment

Politics

The Official Information Act, Cam and me

The Official Information Act, Cam and me

So as I stated on Twitter I was asked to respond to an official information act request from Cam in 30 minutes please. by

by × August 15, 2014 × 9 comments

International, Politics

We were the good guys

We were the good guys

I was raised under the Great Western Mythology. We are the good guys. by

by × August 13, 2014 × 1 comment

Reviews

The Tao of One Direction

The Tao of One Direction

“I think therefore I am.” –Rene Descartes “Beauty is truth, truth beauty,” — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.”- John Keats “You don’t know you’re beautiful. But that’s what makes you beautiful.” – Harry Styles. by

by × July 22, 2014 × 0 comments