Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
Utterances: A Comic
Failed Housing, Riff Raff, and All Goods: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2016

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The Pantograph Punch Presents

As part of our 2016 season of events, we invited four of our favourite professional talkers - John Campbell, Carol Hirschfeld, Wallace Chapman and Noelle McCarthy - to share the moments that have left them speechless, for better and for worse.

Their stories were wild, strange, uncensored and beautiful. There were youthful fuck-ups and clumsy cover-ups. There were stubborn silences that stretched years until they became...

Literature

“We speak in diverse genres without suspecting that they exist. Even in the most free, the most unconstrained conversation, we cast our speech in definite generic forms.” - Mikhail Bakhtin

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Art

Our Visual Arts Editors Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell dish on their favourite moments in art this year.

It’s that time of year when we find ourselves procrastinating about commitments for 2017, and so we sit back and reflect on the year that was. Between the two of us, we have spent quite a few months abroad, so this round-up is necessarily selective. But here – in no particular order – are some...

Featured

The Pantograph Punch Presents
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
Literature
Utterances: A Comic
Art
Failed Housing, Riff Raff, and All Goods: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2016
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
Read Time: 1 min
Tales of speechlessness with John Campbell, Carol...
The Pantograph Punch Presents
Dead Air: John Campbell, Noelle McCarthy, Carol Hirschfeld and Wallace Chapman on moments of unexpected silence
By Pantograph Punch
Utterances: A Comic
Read Time: 1 min
In her graphic essay, Sarah Laing explores language...
Literature
Utterances: A Comic
By Sarah Laing
Failed Housing, Riff Raff, and All Goods: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2016
Read Time: 13 mins
Our Visual Arts Editors Lana Lopesi and Francis McWhannell...
Art
Failed Housing, Riff Raff, and All Goods: Great Art Moments in Auckland in 2016
By Pantograph Punch
Violently to My Taste: Ten Moments in Auckland Theatre 2016
Read Time: 17 mins
Apart from that unfortunate Pop-Up Globe.
Theatre
Violently to My Taste: Ten Moments in Auckland Theatre 2016
By Sam Brooks
"I Am More Important Than Shakespeare": Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2016
Read Time: 18 mins
Adam Goodall takes stock of the triumphs, the anxieties...
Theatre
"I Am More Important Than Shakespeare": Ten Moments in Wellington Theatre 2016
By Adam Goodall
Whakanuia: December's celebration of great stuff
Read Time: 9 mins
100 days, co-revolution, Jessicas Hansell and Rabbit...
Whakanuia
Whakanuia: December's celebration of great stuff
By Pantograph Punch
Allyship, not ownership: on good curatorship, and being tauiwi
Read Time: 12 mins
Lana Lopesi (tauiwi) thinks through If we never met...
Art
Allyship, not ownership: on good curatorship, and being tauiwi
By Lana Lopesi
Coyotes, Swan Jackets, and Rabbit Holes: Ten Moments in Aotearoa NZ Literature in 2016
Read Time: 11 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett remembers ten moments in Aotearoa...
Literature
Coyotes, Swan Jackets, and Rabbit Holes: Ten Moments in Aotearoa NZ Literature in 2016
By Sarah Jane Barnett
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