Don’t know what “vaping” is How about “listicle” Perhaps it’s time to get to know them.
Phil Dickson has rambled Wellington and climbed its surrounding hills since he was a small boy growing up in the Hutt Valley. A predilection for art and geography led him to be a cartographer – “the saying goes there is ‘art’ in cartography,” he says – and now he has produced a very personal book of art, including maps, evocative of his 69-year love affair with his city.
Hey, chillax! Let’s not be frenemies, let’s smash a mojito, take a selfie and vlog about it later #awesome! Anyone who speaks in the above manner and in such a heinous affront to the English language does, of course, deserve to be beaten, ostracised from normal society and, worse, have all their social media privileges removed immediately and permanently.
Attention pop stars: If “Weird Al” Yankovic shows up at your concert or has tracked down your personal email address, you’re likely his next parody conquest. Such was the case for artists like Pharrell and Iggy Azalea, who are covered by Yankovic in his latest album, Mandatory Fun
A florist and a street poster plasterer walk into an Auckland arena and sip free champagne.
Goth enthusiasts gathered over a weekend for the Wave and Goth festival in Leipzig, Germany.
When you play the Mother Of Dragons, it’s only natural that the world’s attention will fall to you.
The annual music, film and technology conference South By Southwest boasts a stellar lineup of guests this year: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, NSA leak Edward Snowden, music superstars Lady Gaga, Blondie, Spandau Ballet and Coldplay, and environmental advocate Al Gore. But have they all been eclipsed by a pussycat with a miserable expression etched on its face The so-called Grumpy Cat – a two year old mixed-breed cat which became an internet superstar in 2012 because of its seemingly unhappy demeanour – is also attending the conference in the Texas capital, Austin, and appears to be its breakout star
When you think of potboilers and grand romances, TV One’s vintage Country Calendar isn’t what ordinarily comes to mind. But last Saturday’s episode was an absolute charmer, based on simple, old-fashioned television storytelling of a kind we’ve nearly forgotten about.
Grammy-winning singer Lorde sets trends with her look, but her distinct style once had teachers’ fingers wagging. An insight into the New Zealand singing star’s roots was shown on CNN International today, which is watched by more than 260 million people around the world