A dark advertisement for a dairy assistant in South Canterbury promised accommodation sharing with rodents, minimum wage, and drug tests. Josh Drummond applied for the role, and investigated what the classified says about the New Zealand dairy industry.
The makers of last year's top gaming debacle appear to have ignited a true mystery ... Josh Drummond investigates
We're less than two weeks into the Trump presidency, and already the world feels like it's slipping into a black hole of racism and despair. But now's no time to give up, says Joshua Drummond. Here's part two of our series on how you can make a positive difference, right here in Aotearoa.
You're probably back at work this week. And it probably sucks. But if want to bring some of the light-hearted silliness of the holidays into your fluorescent offices, Josh Drummond has a six-song playlist that'll be fun. For you.
In June, the internet rediscovered New Zealand's longstanding ban on personal gardens, and it collectively lost its mind. Joshua Drummond argues that the ban has had its day.
Braving the risk of being labelled a No Man's Sky apologist, Josh Drummond unpacks what many consider 2016's biggest gaming disapointment
Josh Drummond should be delighting at the former Conservative Party leader being hoist by his own legal petard. But instead he just feels disgust
Josh Drummond re-enacts Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards in Total War: Warhammer, and it makes even less sense than it did on TV.
The Los Angeles premiere of Tickled, a documentary about malicious goings-on in the world of "competitive endurance tickling," just had its most gonzo moment yet: having two of the subjects of the film drop in for the Q&A. Joshua Drummond was there, via Facebook, in Auckland.
The internet rediscovered New Zealand's longstanding ban on personal gardens, and it collectively lost its mind. Joshua Drummond argues that the ban has had its day.
An early participant in the saga that became Tickled, Joshua Drummond recounts the online comments, threats and shadow-boxing in the leadup to David Farrier and Dylan Reeve's acclaimed documentary.
The Australian government has spent $6 million on a bizarre feature-length movie to warn away potential asylum seekers from the Middle East. Josh Drummond sat down with a Farsi-speaking interpreter to watch it.
Expectations for ambitious space sim No Man's Sky are sky-high - but can it beat the hype? (The answer is no - but not for the reasons you think.)
Having acquired the grand old age of 32, a lovely wife and a penchant for cooking aspirational middle-class dinners, Josh Drummond examines the nagging question of where to find time for games.
"Questions about the depths her gossip plumbed were met with 'It’s my job.' She swatted away allegations of partisan bias with 'I’m just a gossip columnist.'"
After 20 years, Josh Drummond checks in to see how the legendary kid's show What Now is doing with less Simon Barnett and more Mexican stereotypes.
"Even though I'm absolutely Campbell Live's target demographic, and it's the type of current affairs that I enjoy watching and think is immensely valuable, I don't actually watch it."