As music director for this year’s Silver Scroll Awards, Shayne Carter’s job is to design the reinterpretation of the five finalists for the best New Zealand songwriting. He spoke to Calum Henderson about the skill of covering a song, writing his book, and not really liking awards shows.
Remember staying up extra late, one hand hovering over the remote in case of footsteps, waiting to catch a glimpse of nudity on TV? You were not alone. An anonymous panel revisits the golden era of SKY 1 soft porn.
From Beavis and Butt-Head to Drew and Shannon, TeleTrader to the Champagne Lady, Calum Henderson looks back on twenty years of New Zealand’s fourth TV channel.
“I want to die.” is Piers Morgan’s masterpiece. It will be his legacy. But for most of us the origins of the tweet have been a mystery lost to the ravages of time... until now.
Regardless of whether she is good or bad, there's no denying that Julie Christie made a tonne of iconic New Zealand reality television. Calum Henderson breaks down her top five efforts.
The new logo adorning the Blackcaps' shirts belongs to an Indian dairy giant with a long-running advertising campaign based around spectacular puns.