Monthly Archives: May 2015

#DWTSNZ — The First Half

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Dancing With the Stars shows us how quickly life moves on after a big and traumatic event like the final of Campbell Live. But. I think this is a great show for New Zealand. It’s so ‘New Zealand’. Dancing with the Stars is a fresh baked stack of pikelets on a Crown Lynn plate. It’s different entertainment than, say, The… Read more »

White ‘n’ 45

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I’m white and 45. When I was 25, I used to look at those birthday cards in the supermarket, the ones with ‘Naughty 40’ and ‘Nifty 50’ and they would run out of ideas by 60. Naughty 40 (to me) looked like a shocker of a place to be. It looked desperate. It was as if the brainstorming team at… Read more »

The Chase

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Of a weekday, you get The Chase after your “Maori News”. I’ve always watched Te Karere, always. I love it. It makes me feel like a proper New Zealander, unlike when I watch the news at 6pm. And then, The Chase. Danny from Coronation Street, with his frankly illegal eyelashes, shard-like blue eyes, and hilarious patter ushers out some of… Read more »

Trending: #dadbods

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Dadbods are male bodies that have become out of shape owing to years of neglect due to having children, who restrict you from any form of diet or exercise. Even your Saturday night knee-trembler won’t burn enough kilojoules to counter the effects of this look. They are fleshy, like an over-boiled cabbage. If you pushed your finger into the flesh,… Read more »