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The Client List: The Final Week – Excavating Meaning From the Void and Having a Party of None

It is the final week of James Milne's noble quest to watch Jennifer Love Hewitt's cancelled series The Client List in its entirety. He reflects upon what the show has taught him about life in small town America, and life in general.

The Client List: Week Four – A Brief History of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Pop Career

After a musical number appears on The Client List, James Milne takes an important tangent. "I think it is important to address something which I haven’t yet tackled – Jennifer Love Hewitt’s music career."

The Client List: James Milne’s Date With Jennifer Love-Hewitt – Week Three

In the third of a five-part series – here are parts one and two – James Milne signs up to watch Jennifer Love Hewitt’s cancelled borderline softcore porn series The …

Checking off Jennifer Love-Hewitt’s ‘The Client List’: Week Two

In the second of a five-part series – here's part one – James Milne signs up to watch Jennifer Love Hewitt’s cancelled borderline softcore porn series The Client List in …

Checking off Jennifer Love-Hewitt’s ‘The Client List’: Week One

In the first of a five-part series, James Milne signs up to watch Jennifer Love Hewitt's cancelled borderline softcore porn series The Client List in its entirety. // During her pregnancy, …

The 10 most shocking moments in the blistering new book ‘Whale Oil’

A new book details the long-running fight between Matt Blomfield and Cameron Slater.

The Real Pod: The spooks are listening

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Stop butchering te reo Māori pronunciation – our kids are listening

Children are sponges, they say. So why, asks Emily Holdaway, won't radio give some thought to the kids who are adopting the incorrect pronunciation they hear on a daily basis?

Pod on the Couch: Talkin’ Silver Scrolls finalists

Henry Oliver talks to Leonie Hayden and Kate Robertson about the Silver Scrolls finalists.

Pod on the Couch: The music that millions are listening to while killing zombies

The Spinoff and Spark proudly present Pod On The Couch, a weekly podcast exploring music and the people that make it. This episode: Jordan Reyne joins host Henry Oliver to talk about singing on horror video game

On the Rag: Listen to our first live show for International Women’s Day!

In the latest episode of On the Rag, Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Michele A'Court assemble in front of a live audience for this International Women's Day special.

Christmas edition On the Rag: Who made the naughty and nice list for 2016?

For the final Christmas episode of On the Rag, the gang look at the highs and lows for women from 2016.

Blacklisted in coup coup land: why one journalist won’t be accompanying the PM to Fiji

When John Key flies out to Fiji today, one journalist who won't be joining the delegation is old Pacific hand Michael Field, who is banned from entering the country. He explains how he got added to Bainimarama's blacklist.

Books: Why One of the Other Novels Shortlisted for the Man Booker Should Have Won

Eleanor Catton was right: Man Booker short-listed novel The Fishermen really is "awesome".

Books: “I’m Feeling Sanguine” – Anna Smaill Awaits Tonight’s Booker Shortlist Announcement

Steve Braunias talks to Wellington writer Anna Smaill on the eve of the announcement of the shortlist for the 2015 Man Booker Award. Her debut novel The Chimes has been longlisted.

Announcing The Spinoff Members

We’re launching a brand new membership programme, inviting readers to support new journalistic endeavours and help shape our editorial direction.

Papercuts Podcast: Celestial reads for Matariki

Welcome back to Papercuts, our monthly books podcast hosted by Louisa Kasza, Jenna Todd and Kiran Dass.

Dietary Requirements podcast: We get hungry for hāngī in this Matariki special

We're joined by hāngī master Rewi Spraggon and his co-owner in The Māori Kitchen, Ganesh Raj, to mark Matariki, the Māori new year. 

The Real Pod: When the dance floor closes, a firehouse door opens

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Hisco’s ANZ exit is a hot mess of double standards and unanswered questions

John Key insisted that the CEO of the bank had been treated in the same way a junior teller would be. Can anyone really take that seriously?

The Bulletin: Race to be Britain’s PM takes shape

Race to be Britain's next PM takes shape, OIA release raises further GJ Thompson questions, and ministers respond to farming world concerns about trees.

Nothing to declare: new questions in lobbyist-turned-chief-of-staff saga

Correspondence released under the OIA suggests that GJ Thompson, the lobbyist who took a ‘leave of absence’ to work alongside Jacinda Ardern, failed to meet undertakings

Kim Dotcom and the seven-year itch

Seven years on from his arrest, the extradition battle between Kim Dotcom and the United States reached New Zealand's Supreme Court this week. Kate Newton went to court to find out whether anyone seems to be winning.

The Bulletin: More questions around lobbyist’s role with Ardern admin

More questions around lobbyist's role in Ardern administration, Hong Kong protesters look to NZ, and more progress made between govt and teachers.

The Real Pod: Who is going to win Dancing With the Stars NZ?

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

The Real Pod: How many idiots does it take to record a podcast?

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

‘Safe and secure’: NZ Space Agency defends oversight of Rocket Lab launches

In response to The Spinoff's coverage of Rocket Lab's US military connections, the head of New Zealand's space agency, Peter Crabtree, wants to assure New Zealanders it is in full control of what goes into space.

Dietary Requirements podcast: In which we mix our drinks (wine, mezcal, sake, Milo)

Dietary Requirements is The Spinoff’s monthly podcast in which we eat, drink and talk about it too, with special thanks to Freedom Farms. This month, we're joined by booze enthusiast Meg Abbott-Walker for a special episode celebrating drinks. 

Dame Tariana Turia: don’t understand kaupapa Māori? Either learn or step aside

Māori are looking to the Wellbeing Budget to increase targeted funding for initiatives like Whānau Ora, a system that, according to its architect, still hasn't reached its potential.