Reality is Boring, Baby
The Wolves: New Voices In The Locker Room
The Unheard Scream: A Review of Windigo

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Literature

Three lonely millenial women seek love, meaning or at least… something to dull the malaise. But what’s real? And do we care? Mia Gaudin on Sharon Lam’s Lonely Asian Woman, Annaleese Jochems’ Baby and Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Relaxation.

Sharon Lam’s Lonely Asian Woman (Lawrence and Gibson, 2019) and Annaleese Jochems’ Baby (VUP, 2017) are two of the latest debut novels from twenty-something...

Theatre

What do teenage girls really talk about in the locker room? Kate Prior on Silo Theatre’s latest production, The Wolves.

I’m waiting for a burger somewhere in suburbia, and a group of 17-year-old boys walks in; cocksure, loud, rich kids, all jostling to impress. Something about their energy makes me feel the same wave of intimidation that would crash over me as I crossed the field of the all-boys school...

Theatre

Returning to her grandmother’s home in the Lac Seul Reserve in northwestern Ontario, Canadian choreographer of mixed Oji-Cree and settler heritage Lara Kramer confronts a latent war lurking under the surface. Madeleine De Young reviews.

Two men and a woman sit on mattresses. It’s still. Quiet. The air is filled with a quiet crunching – reverberating atmospheric noise. The fill of the outside world....

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Literature
Reality is Boring, Baby
Theatre
The Wolves: New Voices In The Locker Room
Theatre
The Unheard Scream: A Review of Windigo
Navigating the waters of Māori broadcasting
Read Time: 31 mins
Mihingarangi Forbes on the challenges of telling and...
Society
Navigating the waters of Māori broadcasting
By Mihingarangi Forbes
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
Read Time: 2 hrs, 38 mins
​Your daily coverage of this year’s New Zealand International...
Screen
Nearly Every Film at the New Zealand International Film Festival, Reviewed A-Z
By Pantograph Punch
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bridget McKendry
Read Time: 8 mins
Brie Sherow talks to Bridget McKendry of Makercrate...
Art
Creative Thinkers of Christchurch: Bridget McKendry
By Brie Sherow
Internet Histories | 13 May
Read Time: 29 mins
This fortnight: Playing the taxonomy game, communicating...
Internet Histories
Internet Histories | 13 May
By Pantograph Punch
Scratching the Veneer: An Interview With Cushla Donaldson
Read Time: 21 mins
Nicola Verdon talks to Auckland artist Cushla Donaldson...
Art
Scratching the Veneer: An Interview With Cushla Donaldson
By Nicola Verdon
On Some Qualities of Respect
Read Time: 18 mins
Philip Catton on respect - and what New Zealand lacks...
Society
On Some Qualities of Respect
By Philip Catton
Asking the Right Questions: Patrick Gower
Read Time: 17 mins
As we head towards New Zealand's 51st general election...
Society
Asking the Right Questions: Patrick Gower
By Gavin Bertram
Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
Read Time: 13 mins
Eleanor Catton described a 'bullying' tone to some...
Literature
Catton, Criticism, and The Great Cringe
By Ross Brighton