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2016 Issue 10

Weekly Music Round Up #45

September 19, 2016 0

Frank Ocean – Blonde (Self-Released) Channel Orange was such an unconventionally brilliant statement of an album that following it up must have felt daunting for Frank Ocean. Rumours, delays, the usual suspects. The expectation had kind […]

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2016 Issue 10

Stranger Things

September 19, 2016 0

Pastiche is an often underrated artistic approach, usually considered the work of copycats making a buck out of a good idea. Stranger Things thrives in this environment, borrowing liberally from every great horror film of […]

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2016 Issue 10

Men at Arms (1952)

September 19, 2016 0

I had a simple plan: return back to my provincial home of Hastings and loaf about for a week of relaxation before the fire, devouring books and occasionally walking the dog. What occurred was a […]

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2016 Issue 10

Lucy Keane the Second-hand Queen Issue 10

September 19, 2016 0

500 Clean Jokes and Humorous Stories and How to Tell Them, by Rusty Wright and Linda Raney Wright Modern life is a struggle. In a world of memes, political satire and real housewives, it can […]

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2016 Issue 9

Weekly Music Round Up #44

September 7, 2016 0

Lawrence Arabia – Absolute Truth James Milne’s output so far as Lawrence Arabia has been outstanding, so expectations for his latest longplayer Absolute Truth have understandably been very high. Thankfully, in his typically understated and […]

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2016 Issue 9

Lucy Keane the Second-Hand Queen: Issue 9

August 23, 2016 0

Lucy Keane is a noted connoisseur of second-hand goods, with a well-established reputation in the second-hand social sets of Palmerston North, Levin and Wellington. Ms Keane has immaculate taste and an educated eye for a bargain – […]

Bookreview
2016 Issue 9

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

August 23, 2016 0

3/5 This is the story about an average boy growing up in a world thought up by someone who listens to Evanescence on a daily basis. It’s actually written by Neil Gaiman, known for trippy […]

Book review
2016 Issue 8

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, (1985)

August 11, 2016 0

Nothing tells the story of a society’s fears better than popular dystopian novels. Acting as historical cultural barometers, successful dystopian stories provide important insights into the issues causing anxieties at the time they were written. […]

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2016 Issue 8

Lucy Keane the Second-Hand Queen: Issue 8

August 10, 2016 0

Lucy Keane is a noted connoisseur of second-hand goods, with a well-established reputation in the second-hand social sets of Palmerston North, Levin and Wellington. Ms Keane has immaculate taste and an educated eye for a bargain – […]

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2016 Issue 8

Rambo III (1988)

August 9, 2016 0

Rambo III is the greatest film of all time – and it’s not just me who agrees. Rambo III opens with a premise familiar to most fans of the film series. John J. Rambo, a […]

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