What: A$AP Rocky When: Tuesday, June 25 Where: Logan Campbell Center, Auckland This being the first international “hip hop” artist I’ve seen live, I went in not knowing what to expect. A crowd of surprisingly diverse Asap Rocky fans poured into the venue in their shiny garb and baggy pants and seemed oddly content with the DJ opening the act
Chris Brown did not assault a woman at a California nightclub, according to the venue’s owner.
An internet Friend-zy (sorry) incurred as reports that beloved nineties sitcom, Friends, would revive Smelly Cat sonics and Monica’s OCD for an entire season, come November next year. Over the weekend a radio station in Oklahoma posted a picture of the show’s iconic orange couch on Facebook emblazoned with the words “Friends: The One With The Reunion.
What a strange choice of stories for the first instalment of TV3’s new current affairs show Third Degree (Wednesday, 8.30pm). Former rivals Duncan Garner and Guyon Espiner came across like stand-up comedians as they stood the entire show passing comments on the stories and taking blokesy swipes at each other that made them sound like Waldorf and Statler, the old guys from The Muppets
There may have been some–a very few–who were better than these, but none had greater impact on how their games were played. Along with Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Pele, these were the people who shaped the century in sports –By Daniel Okrent BABE RUTH In sports’ first golden age, there was Babe Ruth–and then there was everyone else
Michigan’s Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday allowing lower state courts to "exercise reasonable control" over the appearance of witnesses and parties, a rule change proposed after a Muslim woman refused to remove an Islamic garment in a small claims court. The order allows courts “reasonable control over the appearance of parties and witnesses” so as to “ensure that the demeanor of such persons may be observed and assessed by the fact-finder and ensure the accurate identification of such person.” The order, which amends a rule of the Michigan Rules of Evidence, is effective September 1. The amendment was prompted by a 2006 small claims case in Michigan filed by Ginnah Muhammad, who wore a niqab — a garment that covers the entire face and head, except for the eyes — to court, the order said
In the latest episode of Protesting French Workers Do the Darndest Things, laid-off employees at the New Fabris car-parts factory have come up with a novel method of negotiating their severance pay.
Losing your job can make you feel lousy. Whether you’re fired or laid-off, joining the ranks of the unemployed is not exactly a feel-good event
Have you ever heard of someone having their car "totaled"? While the word might conjure images of a massive car accident, replete with broken glass and the Jaws of Life, the reality is sometimes far removed. In fact, there are many accidents that produce structural damage such that the vehicle’s frame is bent, even though the exterior of the car might even look drivable
He is the international superstar responsible for breathing life into the iconic comic book hero Wolverine. Her movies have earned more than $2 billion worldwide, including the entire "X-Men" franchise. Actor Hugh Jackman and film producer Lauren Shuler Donner recently sat down for a candid conversation about their new film, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” Specifically, the pair talked about the scene in which Jackman’s character is transformed from a simple mutant with bony claws that periodically protrude from the back of his hands to an invincible mutant filled with an indestructible metal called adamantium.