By Adam Simpson (@misfitmovies) [Most of this was written in the days following the death of David Bowie in January 2016]
Articles by: Guest Post
Forget everything Mel Gibson taught you about What Women Want; this is where wisdom lies. Boners of the Heart is like listening in on a slumber party, but in a non-creepy way.
Oh hi! It’s me, constant improvisor and international feminist killjoy Jennifer O’Sullivan, here to guide you in your navigation of the always-dude-heavy comedy festival programme and to remind you that yes, women are diligently doing their thing and carving out their place in the comedy world.*
After a couple of years in the making and a successful premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, Tickled is finally about to be shown in NZ theatres.
By Morgan Godfery Some politicians seem to think that “data” exists in a privileged realm somewhere above politics and power relations. Data, according to Phil Twyford and others, enjoys the authority of objectivity.
My suspicions were first aroused when my property manager told me not to panic.
By Jennifer O’Sullivan Merry Christmas – it’s Comedy Festival time!
I’m (almost) 32. I am a healthy, fit, married woman. I work in fairly senior marketing and communications roles, in a world where, these days, most of my peers or higher level colleagues are men.
By New New Zealand News correspondent Charles Harrison In a belligerent press conference, John Key has admitted he isn’t sure what the GCSB does.
By Scott Milne There has been quite a bit of discussion about the role of the press, and some on the left – me included – perhaps a bit critical of the role that the press has played in Dirty Politics.
By James J. Robertson There’s a lot of naming in Ian McEwan’s most recent novel, ‘The Children Act.’
By a teacher who is getting old. I can see my own teachers shouting and rolling in their graves, how did she become a teacher?!
By Dave ‘Wisely’ Mitchell. One of the perils of going to the cinema is that generally you cannot pick who sits around you.
By Charlotte McLauchlan So much has been written about it. The enormous life change, the intoxicating love for your baby,
By Colin Jackson It’s now 24 hours since the election result, a victory for the National Party giving John Key his third term. This, after the strangest election campaign I’ve ever seen, where jousting over policy seemed to take second place to juvenile sneering – and that’s just the protagonists.
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