Lord Sutch Articles by: Lord Sutch

General

Why I’m pseudonymous (relatively)

Why I’m pseudonymous (relatively)

So in the course of discussing how I find it appalling that the Prime Minister of our country interacts with – and provides copy to – Cameron Slater given his “hilarious” revelling in the death of children with ethnic names, a few people called me out on my pseudonym.

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News

Unheralded Stuff: 13 February 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 13 February 2014

Much of the world has been in a flap about flappy bird. I have it on my phone. It’s not that good. More just frustrating.

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Politics

Free political advice: Labour Party

Free political advice: Labour Party

So it’s election year. And I’m a thoughtful, intelligent, relatively non-partisan kind of guy. So I thought I’d do some thinking about what each party should do in the run-up to the election.

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Rights

What do we want?
LESS OF THIS!
What is this?
NOT SURE!

It’s PC gone mad!

Whenever something happens that tries to protect a minority say, or maybe sets out to right a wrong, there’s always a group of people who start yelling “This is bloody PC gone mad!”

by × February 11, 2014 × 5 comments

News

Unheralded Stuff: 10 February

Unheralded Stuff: 10 February

Goodness, between wildfires in Australia, the Sochi Olympics and Danish Zoos feeding dead giraffes to lions it’s a wonder anything else was reported. Fortunately I’ve gone looking so you don’t have to.

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General

An apology

An apology

Over the weekend I was emailed a post entitled “The sisterhood of the travelling racist jacket”. It was an opinion piece on the comments between Anne Tolley and Metiria Turei about who can and can’t wear flash jackets to parliament.

by × February 3, 2014 × 0 comments

News

A letter to Minister Anne Tolley and Ray Smith, CEO of the Dept of Corrections

A letter to Minister Anne Tolley and Ray Smith, CEO of the Dept of Corrections

In light of news I found in today’s Unheralded Stuff concerning Serco, I have emailed the following to the Minister for Corrections and the CEO of the Dept of Corrections.

by × January 31, 2014 × 0 comments

News

Unheralded Stuff: 31 January 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 31 January 2014

So if you’re all done reading the myriad articles on Lorde, including our own Jonny Potts’ thinkpiece then you must be thirsting for something of actual news-value. Well we have just the death, destruction and disaster for you. It’s time for Unheralded Stuff.

by × January 31, 2014 × 0 comments

Politics

How’s yer nation?

How’s yer nation?

So we’ve had three states of the nation in the last week. Three. And really they weren’t states of the nation were they?

by × January 28, 2014 × 1 comment

News

Unheralded Stuff: 27 January 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 27 January 2014

As New Zealanders have their eyes on either Lorde’s state of the nation speech or David Cunliffe’s performance at the grammys we take a look around the rest of the world and see what’s going on.

by × January 27, 2014 × 0 comments

News

Unheralded Stuff: 23 January 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 23 January 2014

Once more the world sections of Stuff.co.nz and the Herald have been fairly comprehensive. Good job guys. This has also been a learning curve for me, I’ve learned a lot of things that are going on in the world. And they’re quite shit for the most part. Lucky I am able to laugh at the worst we have to offer.

by × January 23, 2014 × 0 comments

News

Unheralded Stuff: 21 January 2014

Unheralded Stuff: 21 January 2014

I’ve noticed an improvement in the calibre of the world news on both Stuff.co.nz and the Herald. So well done. Long may it continue.

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Humour

How soon is too soon?

How soon is too soon?

Comedy is tragedy plus time they say. Who is they? People. Don’t ask awkward questions.*

by × January 17, 2014 × 3 comments

News

Unheralded stuff: 15 January 2014

Unheralded stuff: 15 January 2014

So there’s been some pretty massive news overnight about the war on drugs. And I’ve done a site search on both Stuff.co.nz and nzherald.co.nz and neither outfit is covering it.

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News

Unheralded stuff: 14 January

Unheralded stuff: 14 January

A day after Hollywood started its annual circle-jerk season, and Tina Fey casually got super racist (was no-one else uncomfortable with her ‘blacklist’ gag?) we’re back to other things that I’ve found.

by × January 14, 2014 × 1 comment

News

Unheralded stuff: 13 January

Unheralded stuff: 13 January

As New Zealand news media salivate over the wedding of David Bain and the convicted killer in his bridal party, other things happened in the world. Here’s a snapshot of the things I’ve noticed.

by × January 13, 2014 × 0 comments

News

Unheralded stuff: 8 January 2014

Unheralded stuff: 8 January 2014

Here’s a collection of links to stories I haven’t noticed on Stuff or the Herald. Most of it is depressing because hey, we live in a depressing world. But there we go. 

by × January 8, 2014 × 0 comments

News

UnHeralded Stuff: 7 January 2014

UnHeralded Stuff: 7 January 2014

Here’s a collection of links to stories I haven’t noticed on Stuff or the Herald. Most of it is depressing because hey, we live in a depressing world. But there we go.

by × January 7, 2014 × 0 comments