Is it possible to have too much Kardashian?


When Kim Kardashian prints a 352-page book of selfies will she suffer the same fate as Narcissus: a self love so great it became his downfall

The buxom reality-TV star has announced the concept for a book, aptly titled Selfish.

Kardashian, 33, dominates social media channels such as Instagram, where her 17 million followers are given a behind-the-scenes look into her

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A rich slice of cheesy, sleazy ’80s TV

Think Auckland in the 1980s. Continue reading

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Shihad go back to rock basics

Two decades after their first studio album, Shihad are back to rock basics – saying their latest release is the heaviest in years. Continue reading

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Vintage Reads: Peter Pan

PETER PAN By J M Barrie All children, except one, grow up. Continue reading

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NZ contemporary art award winner: A shelf

It seems to be defying gravity, but is it defying taste and logic The artwork deemed to be deserving of this year’s National Contemporary Art Award is part of a fluorescent light tube apparently perched precariously on the edge of a wooden shelf. Titled Tell Someone if Something Happens, the work by Wellington artist Deanna Dowling, looks set to reignite the “Is it really art” debate that frequently accompanies the announcement of the annual awards hosted by Waikato Museum. Continue reading

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What the shelve?

It seems to be defying gravity, but is it defying taste and logic The artwork deemed to be deserving of this year’s National Contemporary Art Award is part of a fluorescent light tube apparently perched precariously on the edge of a wooden shelf. Titled Tell Someone if Something Happens, the work by Wellington artist Deanna Dowling, looks set to reignite the “Is it really art” debate that frequently accompanies the announcement of the annual awards hosted by Waikato Museum. Continue reading

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Broods take out top spot

Broods, a band in collaboration with Lorde’s producer, has flown to the top of the charts this week. The song Mother and Father by New Zealand siblings Georgia and Caleb Nott – also known as Broods – took out top Kiwi single. Continue reading

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Doing the dance of life

Choreographer Malia Johnston has been in charge of the moves at the whacky-but-sophisticated World of Wearable Art (WOW) show since 2002 and it has absorbed the bulk of her talent and time. Continue reading

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Life-and-death battle for Sarah

While her Shortland Street character Sarah Potts faces the biggest challenge of her career – an infectious virus that she cannot diagnose – Amanda Billing ponders how she would handle such a crisis. Continue reading

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Mark Ruffalo is the king of ruffled charm

Mark Ruffalo is absolutely lovely. Let’s just get that out of the way from the off. Continue reading

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